Author has written 33 stories for Final Fantasy IX, Dragon Knights, Final Fantasy X-overs, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Ice Age, Pet Shop of Horrors, Transformers, How to Train Your Dragon, Kamen Rider, Rise of the Guardians, and Log Horizon/ログ・ホライズン.
Fanfiction is what literature might look like if it were reinvented from scratch after a nuclear apocalypse by a band of brilliant pop-culture junkies trapped in a sealed bunker. They don't do it for money. That's not what it's about. The writers write it and put it up online just for the satisfaction. They're fans, but they're not silent, couchbound consumers of media. The culture talks to them, and they talk back to the culture in its own language.
—Lev Grossman,, July 18, 2011
Over the years, this has been a ridiculously long bio of stuff nobody reads, a stupid half-threatening speech and about a million other variations. So now, I'll keep it simple:
I live in Scotland- and despite what my fruit-cocktail of accents might suggest, I've lived here my entire life. Sadly, thanks to parents that worked full time I learned to speak from English neighbours and Disney videos, so I don't sound all that native. Despite this, I will say right now that I am not English/American/Australian or from any-miscellaneous-country-in-Europe. I am Scottish born and raised.
I love to write, and a few years ago graduated from Robert Gordon University with full honours in Publishing with Journalism. I took time off of writing fanfiction in order to concentrate on my Dissertation (Otaku Texts on British Shores: An analysis of The Popularity of Manga in the UK), but now that its all behind me, I'm back to my fandoms. This includes Transformers, How To Train Your Dragon, Pet Shop of Horrors, Justice League, Batman Beyond, The Sentinel and various anime and mangas.
My favourite writers here are Meiran and LittleMewLugia, and my favourite story is Knight of Spira
I started writing fanfiction . . . in late 2000/early 2001. My first fanfiction were (cringeworthy enough) Pokemon fics (Pen Name: Thundra_New_Dimension - Stories: New Dimension and Cataluna's Journey) on the 'Pokeflame' forum, which collapsed and disappeared, never to be seen again about a year later, and after our old computer imploded, these fics were lost to time (FYI, there was a really great 'own character' story there, can't remember names and such, but for a genre thats ten a penny it was really, really good. If anyone can remembers these old fics please let me know).
Then I moved on to Neopets with the penname Deadly_Dreamer, and became a Neopian Times Champion 15 times (3 stories). Sad to say, at the time I considered that the greatest achievement of my life. (by the by, 'Battle For Neopia', 'Sinicar's Revenge', and 'Pet Pets Strike Back' can still be read in the older archives of the Neopian Times).
However, by the time the last chapter of PPSB was going up, I had gotten bored with Neopets, mainly because the html for websites was driving me nuts, and I'd been scammed out of my original account. But mainly, because I found a site that was better for my addictiveness to anime and games and writing.
Fanfiction.net. It was introduced to me by my friend Onmyo-Ji Rina, and after several weeks of reading without an account, I signed up, and soon after, started posting in the Final Fantasy 9 section.
And the rest as one says, is history
Also, I don't write romance or yaoi - though I do read both. This is for two reasons.
1. I'm not very skilled at writing romance, and prefer friendship/brotherly bonds
2. Everyone else on the friggin planet DOES. I can't help but wonder how many people got in yaoi because it was the only thing available. So I write for those who are looking for something that wont end in a bed or on a mountain with a blanket.
With this in mind, please, please don't contact me asking if I'll put your favourite pairing into a fanfic. If its not canon (and I mean ACTUAL canon and not hinted-at-so-strongly-it-practically-IS-canon canon) - it doesn't go in.
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