Tips on NOT making bad fanfics1. MAKE PLAUSABLE SETTINGS. Setting should be relevant to the stories, not random. But do not be lazy and just novelize games, movies, and such. THEY ARE BORING! Even if they are with your OC, it is still boring. Give a prequel, interlude, or sequel to it. Interludes are tricky though, so for first time writers, try sequels.Tips on NOT making bad fanfics4 years ago in Writing More Like This
2. KEEP OCs TO A MINIMUM! OCs are not bad but overuse of them pisses your readers off. OCs back-stories should also not conflict with official stories of whatever you're writing. It is annoying and makes you seem like an idiotic fan-girl. Also, do not just replace characters with your own OCs! That is a BIG no-no. OC antagonists are okay and slightly encouraged, they usually make the story good when made and used write. Though if your story does not involve the true characters (characters that the official creators made to go with the story) then make them relevant to the official story.
3. DO NOT ADJUST TRUE CHARACTERS! Biggest things are "gaying" characters that