Learn How to Write Fan Fiction

I have been writing fiction for over 20 years, and can still write unreadable fiction quite easily.

For those starting out in fan fiction, here are some articles that might help you out.

https://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Fanfiction

https://hobbylark.com/writing/How-To-Write-A-Good-Fanfic

https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/SoYouWantTo/WriteAFanfic

Things to avoid

Info dumps

https://ellenbrockediting.com/2014/07/03/novel-boot-camp-lecture-3-how-to-avoid-info-dumping/

In early science fiction, there were tons of dialogue that began, “As you know, Jim…”

Wolverine and Rogue serve many purposes in the first X-Men film.

One purpose is that, since they know nothing of Xavier’s school, they can ask questions. Also Logan can interact with the adults. Rogue with the student

Show Don’t Tell

https://jerryjenkins.com/show-dont-tell/

Dialogue

https://jerryjenkins.com/how-to-write-dialogue/

https://www.freelancewriting.com/creative-writing/6-tips-for-writing-compelling-dialogue/

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I hesitate to recommend any book on writing, but if you have never taken a course or read a book on writing

“How To Write Mind Blowing FanFiction” by Roslyn Thomas.

Start reading it for free: http://a.co/3bx1UMU

It seems to stress original characters.

It is 2.99 at Kindle.

I didn’t like the other books on fan fiction.

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awsome i will look in to there articles tonight

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Thanks

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Will check these out

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The Evil Overlord’s List

https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/EvilOverlordList?from=Main.JackButlersOriginalEvilOverlordList

See

https://www.dcuniverse.com/community/boards/fancontributions/advice-from-batman-author-

On how famous Batman writer and. Editor Denny O’Neil suggests how to write comic books, a nine part course that he gave at NYU in fall 2009

Superb set of resources compiled, @TurokSonOfStone1950. Thank you so much for taking the time to do this, and share with others!

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As mentioned on our Fan Creation Fridays announcement thread, going to give this a bump for those hoping to prepare for next week’s prompt. To say the resources are beneficial is an understatement :slight_smile:

For more info on FCF, as well, the thread can also be found here: https://www.dcuniverse.com/community/boards/watchtower/dc-universe-presents-fan-c - please let us know there if you have any questions!

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Bump due to request