Will it Fic? The Godfather

I don’t need to sit here and woo you with the wonders of fan-fiction, I mean I could, but I won’t. All you need to know is that it exists and it’s great. So great, in fact, that one of my favourite things to do after watching a new show, film, or video game, is to find out what the fanfic-writing angels are saying about it.

So here it is, my newest blog featurette, Will it Fic? An exploration into every niche fan-fiction world I can think of, and the ones I can only dream of – starting with mafia masterpiece, The Godfather.

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Dead Bunnies

It’s been a comically long time since my last post, especially considering the topic of it, but here we are again.

Dead. Bunnies. The title is undoubtedly, and unnecessarily morbid, but stick with me.

What I’m actually talking about, is the death of plot bunnies. Plot bunnies being the little story ideas, or post ideas, that you get and jot down to write later. Although in my case, later never comes, and those bastard bunnies plague me endlessly.

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Why we don’t write, or something like that.

Writer’s block. The self-imagined demon that stands between us and our next big project (or blog post apparently). The thing that reappears again and again, throughout our pen-fuelled lives. What is it? Why’s it there? How can we obliterate it for good? 

Well, in all honestly, I have no solid answers. But, I’m going to talk about it anyway.

P.S. I used ‘we’ to make a personal post more inclusive; I’m dragging you all down in my melodrama – if I’m an incompetent writer, you are too. If you have the sheer confidence and discipline to never find your writerly mind blocked? Sorry, and congratulations.

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