Booking Through Thursday: Fan Fiction

This one takes me back!

A while ago, I interviewed my readers for a change, and my final question was, “What question have I NOT asked at BTT that you’d love me to ask?” I got some great responses and will be picking out some of the questions from time to time to ask the rest of you. Like now.

Pepca asks:
Have you ever written any fan-fiction? If yes, why and for which book(s)? If no, would you like to and for which books(s)?

For that matter, do you ever read fan-fiction?

I have written fanfiction! My first attempt was when I was in middle school. It was for Harry Potter, of course. I never finished that story, come to think of it.

My junior year of high school, I wrote a short story for school that was based on the style of The Princess Diaries. Around the same time, I discovered the Draco Trilogy and FictionAlley, and it was all over. I never wrote HP fanfiction again, but I read it like crazy until I graduated from high school.

Sometime after I started college, I stopped reading, and I have never gone back. I was heartbroken when Cassandra Claire got a real publishing deal, dropped the “I” from her pseudonym, and took the Draco Trilogy offline. I still won’t read her books out of resentment. I had a good run with fanfiction (or “fic”) back in the day, but that’s over now.

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I’ve never read any HP, but The Draco Trilogy sounds great. Too bad it was taken down… but you might wanna give Cassie a chance, her books are great in my opinion.
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