The Benefits of Fan Fiction and Fan ArtSo. I was at a training today called: Train the Trainer, in which each person had to stand up and give a speech. We could speak about anything so I chose to speak about the benefits of writing fan fiction. I thought I would share the speech with you. Also, much of this can be applied to Fan Art.The Benefits of Fan Fiction and Fan Art22 hours ago in Writing More Like This
Opening Joke (had to share this): Why would anyone want to write Fan Fiction? Well, for me I needed a hobby. As I race toward middle age I figured I needed something to do in my spare time and fan fiction is far less expensive than getting liposuction or having an affair.
Benefit 1: Is writing something I really want to pursue? Writing fan fiction is a great lithmus test to see if you really want to pursue a career in writing. There is a saying that everyone has a book in them. Most people won't write that book because it takes a hell of a lot of commitment to write said book. You can easily start something, but the real question is: can you finish it? For me writing Nerevar Blue