Brat Farrar (bratfarrar) wrote,
Brat Farrar

Questions for fic writers

aylithewriting, via zmediaoutlet/deadlybride:

  1. Describe your comfort zone—a typical you-fic.

  2. Is there a trope you’ve yet to try your hand at, but really want to?

  3. Is there a trope you wouldn’t touch with a ten foot pole?

  4. How many fic ideas are you nurturing right now? Care to share one of them?

  5. Share one of your strengths.

  6. Share one of your weaknesses.

  7. Share a snippet from one of your favorite pieces of prose you’ve written and explain why you’re proud of it.

  8. Share a snippet from one of your favorite dialogue scenes you’ve written and explain why you’re proud of it.

  9. Which fic has been the hardest to write?

  10. Which fic has been the easiest to write?

  11. Is writing your passion or just a fun hobby?

  12. Is there an episode above all others that inspires you just a little bit more?

  13. What’s the best writing advice you’ve ever come across?

  14. What’s the worst writing advice you’ve ever come across?

  15. If you could choose one of your fics to be filmed, which would you choose?

  16. If you only could write one pairing for the rest of your life, which pairing would it be?

  17. Do you write your story from start to finish, or do you write the scenes out of order?

  18. Do you use any tools, like worksheets or outlines?

  19. Stephen King once said that his muse is a man who lives in the basement. Do you have a muse?

  20. Describe your perfect writing conditions.

  21. How many times do you usually revise your fic/chapter before posting?

  22. Choose a passage from one of your earlier fics and edit it into your current writing style. (Person sending the ask is free to make suggestions).

  23. If you were to revise one of your older fics from start to finish, which would it be and why?

  24. Have you ever deleted one of your published fics?

  25. What do you look for in a beta?

  26. Do you beta yourself? If so, what kind of beta are you?

  27. How do you feel about collaborations?

  28. Share three of your favorite fic writers and why you like them so much.

  29. If you could write the sequel (or prequel) to any fic out there not written by yourself, which would you choose?

  30. Do you accept prompts?

  31. Do you take liberties with canon or are you very strict about your fic being canon compliant?

  32. How do you feel about crack?

  33. Would you ever kill off a canon character?

  34. Which is your favorite site to post fic?

  35. Talk about your current wips.

  36. Talk about a review that made your day.

  37. Do you ever get rude reviews and how do you deal with them?

  38. Write an alternative ending to [insert fic title] (or just the summary of one).

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