Writing Where It Hurts

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Writing Where It Hurts was an essay written in 1999 by C.E. Forman.

The essay focused on his concern about contemporary fandom's trends as it gets bigger: "The old debates that never go anywhere and that no one ever resolves, but we bring them up anyway ... The increasing difficulty for new authors to get recognition amid a massive glut of stories. The recent trends toward "ranking" fanfics." Concern is raised that there is less tolerance for something that's deemed to violate canon in minor ways. There is a plea for more feedback on people's stories, especially detailed feedback.

External Links[edit]

Writing Where It Hurts at Outpost Daria Reborn