I am in the process of writing my first fanfic, and while I'm
enjoying it immensely, I would love to get some constructive
1.) I'm not a professional writer, and only have vague memories of
high school English, so a look at my phrasing, grammar and general
use of language would be good.
2.) I think I have the characterization right, but a second look is
3.) And finally, is it a good story?? Do you think someone would
actually want to read it? Do I need to shorten chapters, include
more details, remove passages?
To give more details of the story itself, it is quite long. I can
easily see this becoming more of a novella, since I'm using an
original character. It will be slashy, NC-17 stuff in the future,
but not yet. Three chapters in, everyone are still in their canon
relationships, or unpaired. The primary pairing will be John
Sheppard with my original, male character, with the possibilities of
Currently, this looks to be a long-term project, though I do have a
plot outlined and a definate ending planned. I'm producing roughly
one chapter every three to four days. I use Microsoft Word.
My ultimate goal would be to post this story on Wraithbait, but I'd
love for someone to take a peek at it first. If anyone would like to
volunteer, feel free to respond here, or e-mail me directly.
Thanks for your time!