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    Name: Zadros

    Age: Seventeen

    Types Of Writing: Umm, I like writing sci-fi, action, mystery and that sort of thing. Something fast-paced is fun to write. I like mysteries because you can have so much fun with suspense and red herrings, meanwhile still having the action going on.

    Strong Areas: My ideas are pretty random sometimes, but original. I try to concentrate on the flow too, as flow is what keeps people reading in a way.

    Type Of Characters: My favourite characters to write are probably the underdogs and the cynics. People with strong motivations, or maybe motivations that are less common for variety. I try to 'meet' them before writing them, in my head to try and work out how they would react to certain situations.

    Current Stories: None posted, but I'm currently working on a few things.

    Future Stories:

    HALF

    A series of one-shots on the hidden side of the Pokemon world; the side they'd do anything to get rid of...

    [H]ALF Gone
    H[A]LF Hearted
    HA[L]F Life
    HAL[F] Truth

    The Ripple Effect
    There is no escape
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    Again, please link your fics in your profile.

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    Name: The Big Al

    Age and Gender: 23 (24 in October) and male.

    Types of Writing: Novels. After failing twice I've discovered I can't commit to writing series fics but I love writing out a plot over a dozen or so chapters. It gives me a chance to flush out that plot and the characters involved and the setting in which it takes place.

    As for genre, it's science fiction all the way. I especially love to include my passion for the weather as well. The idea of worlds that are so different from ours and yet in their own unique way still deal with the same issues as we do has always fascinates me. I also enjoy adventure and humor as well as a little action.

    Strong Areas: Developing plots. I'm great at weaving together elements to form a story.

    I've also been told I'm good at character creation and development. And going with my love of science fiction, incorporating the science into the story.

    Types of Characters: All types. The world is filled with all sorts of people and I like including that in my writing. And seeing the chemistry between all this personalities makes for interesting plot elements.

    I particularly like writing about teenagers and young adults. They're at the point in their lives when they're trying to work out who they are which I incorporate into the overall plot.

    Current Stories:
    The Weathermakers of the Mysterious Planet
    Full title The Weathermakers of the Mysterious Planet: The Floodgates of Hell. My first story for the Fushigiboshi no Futago Hime universe. It was a story about the implications of controlling the weather.
    The Weather Makers of the Mysterious Planet: The Legend of Huracan
    This was inspired by one of the ideas for the science fiction contest I would up dropping for the contest but decided to make a full story for it.

    Future Stories:

    I'm currently working on a one shot for the sci-fi/fantasy contest. I'm also going back to novels following the exploits of the characters from weathermakers.

    Writing tip: Have fun with your work. What? Expecting something profound?
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    Name: Chibi Pika. Shortened only as Chibi, m'kay?

    Age: 18

    Gender: Female

    Types Of Writing: For Pokemon genres: OT (non-Journey), Legendary, and Evil Team. For all-around, I like drama for one-shots, because of my absolute love of character introspect (to an almost obsessive level). I also like writing action and suspense, particularly with hiding character motives.

    Strong Areas: I like to consider myself good at character development, although I'm not too sure because it's one of those things that I don't really put effort into. Some of my characters have started out bland and I've had no idea how to write them, but they always end up coming up with their own personalities in time.

    I also enjoy plotting, and making up twists for the crazy complicated mess that is my main fic. Although it pretty much plots itself, and then I come up with twists out of nowhere to fill the holes.

    Type Of Characters: I gotta admit, I'm a sucker for the "edged" characters. Not flat-out dark, but, you know...anti-heroes. I write most of my Pokémon characters that way. And I will still always love characters where, no matter how much crap you throw at their situation, they still keep at it and don't let it daunt them. This trait shows itself in many ways in my fic, from indifference the world, to ruthless ambition, to a residing hope in life itself.

    Current Stories:
    The Legendarian Chronicles
    Genre: Action/Suspense
    Rating: PG-13 (Violence, blood/gore, language)
    Ever wondered what would happen if the superiority of the Legendaries was questioned?

    I love this thing way too much.

    Part I: Initiation
    Unbeknownst to all, Team Rocket has reached the brink of world conquest, and the only thing that stands in their way is their own top members who have different plans in mind… But when young trainers are recruited to fight against Team Rocket’s Legendary-capturing project, alliances turn deadly as double agents on both sides are revealed, and with no one left to trust, the only objective is staying alive...

    Part II: Rise of the Chosen
    With an unnerving year-long quiet in Team Rocket, hundreds of trainers busy themselves with the upcoming Pokémon League tournaments. The members of the Resistance have their doubts, though, and when a twist of events leads to dispute between top Rocket leaders, a deadly race for the Legendaries is set into motion. With the stage set for the Chosen to make their arrival, the true nature of the War of the Legends will finally be revealed.

    Part III: War of the Legends
    With Kanto and Johto scarred by Legendary clashes, a long-running conspiracy is finally unveiled, and light is shed upon the true origins of Team Rocket. The conflict may have started out with two sides, but the Resistance knows all too well that nothing is as it seems. When the Eight Chosen join the Johto Force to accomplish their own purposes, however, the alliance between them and their Legends is pushed to the brink. It is a risk they are willing to take, though, and only through it will an unlikely solution be unearthed...

    Part IV: The Second Revolution
    The war is over, but the Second Revolution is just beginning—the awakening of the most powerful creatures the world has ever known has finally come to pass. But within the midst of a new conflict, an unlikely enemy surfaces, and the balance between human and Legendary is sent crashing to the ground. The unveiling of a lost realm can change everything, though—it is on this new front where the true mysteries of the original Revolution will finally come into play.


    Future Stories: Currently toying around with writing Anew an old one-shot reprised into a chapter fic. It follows the backstory of the LC character Firestorm—his life as a naive Charmander in a Starter Pokemon breeding facility, and the less-than ordinary end result to his experiences as a trainer's first Pokemon.

    Writing Tips: Let your mind wander into those what-if areas of your fic...the areas you normally shy away from—it's there that you'll find the most brilliant ideas. But don't be afraid to stray back into familiar territory if you've got a real idea of how to go about writing something.

    And most of all—don't run away from clichés, or potentially clichéd genres like they're deadly taboo. People these days shun the most perfectly legitimate story concepts and ideas—handling is everything.

    ~Chibi~


    Ever wondered what would happen if humans had the power to overthrow the Legendaries? To either use them for their own ends, or eliminate them altogether? One thing is for certain...the balance between human and Legendary is unstable.

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    Name: Dragonfree. I do not like to be called DF, Df, DragonFree, any other variation thereof, or my real name (Hl?*n) online, so please just stick to Dragonfree.

    Age: 18

    Gender: Female

    Types of Writing: I mostly tend to love emotional anguish. Doubly so when strong characters go through it, because I have a major thing for torturing the strongest and most confident characters to their breaking point. So yeah, my stuff tends to be pretty character-centric and I love making them go through emotional pain. :3

    Strong Areas: People generally tell me they like my characters best.

    Type of Characters: Broken or severely messed-up ones most of the time, although of course some of them are reasonably normal.

    Current Stories:
    The Quest for the Legends
    A very unremarkable boy who wants out on a Pokémon journey ends up tangled in a crazy plan which might save the world (that has to be better than doing nothing, right?) cooked up by a couple of desperate legendaries. [ongoing]

    Morphic
    A few scientists have a bit too much to drink at a party and decide it would be interesting to see if they could splice human and Pokémon genes in imitation of all those children's books about Pokémorphs. The news leaks out, an anti-abortionist group calls attention to their intention to destroy the fetuses, and they end up with a dead-ringer for a popular book character, a shy boy who secretly plays with balls of yarn, a blue-skinned kid with two glowing baits growing out of his head, a psychic ghost child, a boy with liquid skin whose hair keeps igniting, a boy with deformed wings growing out of his back who moves like a bird, a girl with petal-like flaps in place of fingers who photosynthesizes, and a teenage sociopath with scythes growing out of her arms. Oh, and there is a crazed religious fanatic who believes he is God's chosen instrument trying to shoot them all. [ongoing]

    Scyther's Story (Death is not to be feared)
    A Quest for the Legends spin-off, telling of Scyther's life from birth to his involvement in the main fic. [completed]

    Nightmare
    Another Quest for the Legends spin-off, this time a one-shot, about a dream that Scyther has. [one-shot]

    The Fall of a Leader
    A Quest for the Legends spin-off and sequel to Scyther's Story, following Stormblade and Shadowdart while Shadowdart becomes ever more obsessed with the Code and Leadership. [completed]

    I've got ancient one-shots too, but I can't be bothered to find them and link them.

    Future Stories: Not sure. I might write more Quest for the Legends spin-offs at some point and I think I'll write more in the Morphicverse when that fic is done, but otherwise the future is pretty unclear.

    Writing Tips: Don't give up. Put some true passion into what you're doing and write it to the end no matter what. Also, listen to critical reviewers. And if you're writing a journey fic in an original region, make a nice, detailed map and write up a reasonably detailed spur-of-the-moment description of every location that you can turn to when you're stuck.

    Chapter 64: Hide and Seek
    The story of an ordinary boy on an impossible quest in a world that isn't as black and white as he always thought it was.
    (rough draft of the remaining chapters finished for NaNoWriMo; to be edited and posted)

    Morphic
    (completed, plus silly extras)
    A few scientists get drunk and start fiddling with gene splicing. Ten years later, they're taking care of eight half-Pokémon kids, each freakier than the next, while a religious fanatic plots to murder them all.

    Lengthy fanfiction reviewing guide / A more condensed version
    Read and I will be very happy for a large number of reasons.

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    Name: Glitch. If you know my other username, you can call me Popoporo or Popo too.

    Age (optional): 15

    Types Of Writing: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, or other thought provoking type.

    Strong Areas: I'm pretty good with plot, and I'm told my characterization is pretty good too. I dunno though, since I've only written four and a half chapters worth of content. x_x

    Type Of Characters: Usually reserved characters, since that kind of character is what I can relate too most. However, it's not hard too see from another perspective to write a certain character, so I'm okay with writing any character.

    Current Stories:



    A girl, forced into another world, trapped in another body, and has become tangled in a plot with a fallen angel.
    (PMD fic)

    Future Stories: I have an original fic coming up, and a bunch of fanfiction shorts.

    Writing Tips (Optional): A lot of tips come to mind, like show don't tell, try empathy, not symphathy, etc. There everywhere though, and I'm too lazy to put them up.

    Soo...what everyone else said. XD
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    Name: Psychic Moonshadow is my full alias


    Age: Take a guess, because I'm not telling


    Gender: female


    Types Of Writing: I suppose it's mainly drama and tragedy, but I really just write whatever story's in my mind. I absolutely love doing character reflections where you can see a character's thoughts and reactions on a really deep, personal level.


    Strong Areas: Definitely emotion. I think I'm also pretty good with character development, and my description tends to be pretty good. I think I'm decent at most things; it's the plot that always gets me.


    Type Of Characters: Usually they have some sort of problem, and they often feel helpless in regards to the world and even their own lives. To be honest, I don't usually create my characters; they often just come to me, and wait for me to learn who they are.


    Current Stories: XD I think I'm going to do this part later.


    Future Stories: I'm going to leave this blank so I don't bog you down with the millions of ideas floating around my head.


    Writing Tips: Your story should be a natural thing. Things shouldn't be forced; it will make the story unnatural, and your readers will notice it. Keep the story flowing, incluing during your description, and give your characters room to breathe and develope.

    Be patient with your writing; nothing rushed can be all that great. Do what you can to make your story the best it can possibly be. Don't be afraid to proofread, rewrite, or even completely take apart what you have, because nothing is perfect at first. Nothing has to be set in stone, and don't fret over making changes. Listen to your reviewers and consider what they say, even if you don't like it. Keep your mind open to suggestions and new ideas, but never forget who the story belongs to. Be proud of what you write, but never let your ego rule your writing. Keep your humility, and remember that you will never be perfect, but you can always get better.

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    Name: Literate / Lit

    Age (optional): Fifteen.

    Gender (optional): Female.

    Types Of Writing: Romance, Fantasy, Mystery, Psychological. Things where I can create a whole world in and control it. Usually Romance/Psychological, introspective character drabbles that's written smoothly.

    Strong Areas: Flow and voice; admittedly, I don't have a huge vocabulary, but I can paint pictures fairly well and write like you're actually watching the action, a movie director-esque take. I'm hell good with character development and personality portrayal-- I portray characters more in action than thought, however. In my fandom, I'm known for keeping them "in character." ;D I also tend to have a noticeable style while writing, even though I change it per each story/one-shot.

    Weak Areas: Humor and action scenes. Just... no. No.

    Type Of Characters: stubborn, "I Am God" guys; actually, both girls and guys. Confidence, personality development, the workings behind them, why they think the world revolves around them and why they don't think it's wrong. I like writing about those who have a blurred sense of what's right and what's wrong and what's taboo and what's socially accepted. And when they eventually break down. ^_^

    Current Stories: If I had actually posted all the stories in the works, summaries, and genres, I would be breaking several rules and the post character limit. I generally write OHSHC, with dabbles in a few of other of my known fandoms, although I don't write too much Pokemon anymore.

    The only Pokemon story I've decided to write is called Wonderfu[l], a side-story to Pokemon XD: Deny and Deceive.

    Wonderfu[l]
    Tragedy / One-Shot
    I know how he died. He was- smashed, crumpled, shot- against the brick wall. His shirt ripped, tiny streams of blood falling. Slender fingers around his tender, fragile human neck. Clawing for air, futilely, in vain. He died, skull fracturing, blood-rushing, brain shock. I saw it. I was watching. But she didn’t want me to watch. She wanted me to kill.

    Future Stories: -points to current stories- There's too many that I can think of and none of Pokemon, specifically, although I'm thinking of revising The Memory, another side story to Deny and Deceive, a more innocent take on the characters in Wonderfu[l].

    Writing Tips (Optional): One thing I always tell everyone: ALWAYS write the story as if you're saying it outloud. You catch a lot of bumps that way. Write it as if you are the movie camera, catching every little detail that the person makes, that the director can see. Know when to stop, and know when to start. Just be pretend that your fic is a movie, and you, the author, is the director. You cast characters into your situation, make everything work, compromise if you have to, pay your dues to the props, etc, and FILM.

    Or write. =D
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    Name: Alexander, actually. My username is taken from a character I created.

    Age: Fourteen.

    Gender: Male.

    Types Of Writing: I can take an action sequence and turn it into a comedy routine. Though I'm working on more serious stuff, such as drama, romance, and even tragedy. I also plan to write some fantasy and sci-fi. You'll see no horror coming from me.

    Strong Areas: I can dream up a plot and characters fairly easily, but getting them down on paper is the tough part.

    Weak Areas: Like George Lucas before me, I can't write love dialogue to save my life.

    Type Of Characters: The one Pokémon-related character I created who has a significant role can be rather annoying and random. In other words, he's like me, which makes him easier to write, in a sense. I will also be known for my heartless villains, who regret nothing.

    Current Stories: I currently have no fics posted on this site. And I'll probably go through several drafts before any are published.

    Future Stories: In this category, I have several entries:
    ~Memento Mori: Twelve-year-old Hector Katterson (from whom I get my username) tries to find a cure for his terminally ill Typhlosion, who was his starter in Johto and remains his most trusted friend. Can Hector find a cure, or is Typhlosion doomed? Title may be subject to change.
    ~Kohan Quest: Seven years after the pilot episode "Pokémon, I Choose You!", Ash, Pikachu, and Misty travel to the region of Kohan. Joining them on their twelve-badge journey is a now-fourteen-year-old Hector Katterson, Kohan's chief of police.
    ~Legend Rising: The sequel to Kohan Quest, and by comparison, it will probably be much shorter. Kohan's local crime syndicate, the Sinnoh Inquisition, manages to get its hands on Mew's Dark-type counterpart, Hiss. An exact clone is ordered, but the evil scientist at the head of the project has other ideas. The resulting superclone turns out to be totally insane, and wages war with its polar opposite, Mewtwo. Can their battle be stopped, or will the very planet be destroyed?
    ~In a Mirror, Dark-Type: This one may be integrated into Kohan Quest, even though it has little to do with Kohan. Like the Star Trek episode from which it takes its name, In a Mirror, Dark-Type is planned to take place entirely within a mirror-universe. You got a sample of an evil Ash in the Battle Frontier...are you prepared for a whole story about him?
    ~Ruptured Cosmos: A non-Pokémon fic, using the following as its backstory:
    ~~Armor Command (Ronin Entertainment/Ripcord Games, 1997)
    ~~Zero Wing (Toaplan/Sega, 1989)
    ~~Terminal Velocity (Microsoft, date unknown)
    ~~Fury3 (Microsoft, date unknown)
    ~~Hellbender (Microsoft, date unknown)
    ~~Titan A.E. (20th Century Fox, 2000)
    The story would be set in the year 4051. The plot is currently unknown, though it may involve an alliance between the Vrass slavers and the last of the Bions.

    Writing Tips: The best stories start as ideas. Daydream whenever you get a free moment. Who knows, something might just hit you. That's how I got my first original idea.

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    Cool OK! Let's do this!

    *rubs knuckles*

    Well, as I've finally returned from holidaying, i reckon this is the perfect first thing to do!

    Name: Air Dragon... AD... whatever goes for you...

    Age: 22

    Gender: All boy... in a man's body.

    Types Of Writing: OT, Journeyfic, Adventure

    Strong Areas: Well, it's certainly not character development! I guess i'd say plot and description

    Type Of Characters: I don't really have one, to tell you the truth.

    Current Stories:


    Genre: OT/Journeyfic

    Summary: Sapphire 'Sapph' Manson's your typical eleven year old boy. When his father sends him to the Corei continent, Sapph not only discovers friends and adventures, but more about himself that he wouldn't have really wanted to know...

    Rating: Started as PG... It'll probably end as T.

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    Name: Battle For Freedom

    Genre: Fantasy/ One-Shot

    Summary: Set in the time before humans and Pokemon interacted, war has torn the Pokemon world into four kingdoms. When peace-loving, diplomatic Laudernum is attacked by the ruthless Torum armies, only one Zangoose stands between the destruction of the world's only peace and the end of the war.

    Rating: PG-13, i think...


    Name: Heart of Seven Stones

    Genre: OT/Journeyfic

    Summary: Set in TCQ's future, Aydan begins his Pokemon journey in the Sevii Islands, in the hopes of locating his lifelong friend Chloe. Even with the help of his cousin Topaz and best friend Kenan, success may prove to be non-existent.

    Rating: PG-13/T

    Future Stories:

    - The Corei Quest - Heroes' Dawn

    Sequel to The Corei Quest, this is the beginning of the end...

    - A Digimon Tamers fic like 02 is to Adventure. Working on title and plot (though their further along that I'd like to admit)

    - A series of one-shot spin-offs regarding the characters mentioned in Battle For Freedom, regarding their past and future lives after the story. Will be similar to Ledian_X's Starbolt Chronicles.

    Writing Tips:

    - Have a plot and cast ready. Spend some time writing out the development of the story and characters clearly in a pocket notebook or something to get you going. A full chapter list helps, too.

    - Don't write... show. Let your description flow with actions... you get the best results that way.

    - Take all advice. As you grow on the forums and turn to advise others, it'll go down easier.

    - As someone said a few posts back... listening to music helps out loads with getting into moods.

    - Don't be afraid to start over if the fic isn't going as you'd like it to. Just don't make a habit of it.

    OK, so that's it...

    Write on!
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    Name: FocusPresenceEndurance, Focus, FPE, Shadesninja, or you can be creative, I'm pretty flexible.

    Age: 19

    Gender: Male

    Types of Writing: Uh… well I see myself as pretty flexible when it comes to these kind of things. Let’s see… adventure and action I suppose. Science fiction and Fantasy would also fit in there. I’ve never written horror, but I would like to try my hand at it. I suppose I could squeeze mystery and suspense in there too. There are only a few genres that I can think of off hand that I have difficulty with or try to avoid.

    Strong Areas: Well, being a person who wants to write a novel one day, I would really love to say everything. But as of now, from what I’ve heard, I am pretty good at evoking emotion from my readers and at the same time can make some pretty funny scenes. I have also been told that I am good at writing action sequences (though they do take a great deal of effort for me to write). Plot, character design and description would be some other potential strengths that are worth mentioning. Oh, and I’ve also been told that I’m good with how I pace my stories too, not too fast yet at the same time not so slow that it seems like its dragging along.

    Type Of Characters: OK, I love writing about any type of character. Well actually that may not be true, perhaps I like to write about how different kinds of characters interact with each other. That can make for some pretty interesting situations. I can’t say I have a favourite type of character though.

    Current Stories:


    Bereft of his memory, and turned into a Pokemon, Tristan finds himself stuck in a strange and increasingly chaotic world inhabited only by Pokemon. Why did he become a Pokemon? What is he here for? He'll confront many faces in his search for the answers, some he'll find friends in and others he'll find enemies. But will anyone be prepared for the answers he seeks?

    This is not my first fanfic ever, but when I finish this, it will be the first fanfic that I will actually finish.

    Future Stories: Okay, well I do have two stories that I have developed to a substantial amount of detail. One of them being mor than the other.

    I have plans for a sequel to my current fanfic, the name of which I haven’t decided yet. I can’t really tell much about it, in fear of spoiling the plot to my current fic for you. However, I can tell you that the main character will be different and that it will take place roughly ten years later. There will also be a great deal more plot than my current one. I can also safely say that by the end of this fic (both are mystery dungeon fics) will tie in with the plot of the traditional trainer games.

    Another fanfic that I have had plans for is the one that I have paid less attention to. Again, I haven’t decided on a title. It will be a Sinnoh trainer (possibly a journey) fic and the main character will be… well lets just say that he will have more of a handicap placed upon him than many other characters in that world. Again, I don’t have too many details on it yet, and it might not become an actual fanfic, but there you have it, my plans for it just in case I do.

    Writing Tips: Ok. What tips do I have for any people out there who have a hand for writing? Well several things actually.

    Take your time. Some people feel that they need to rush their chapter so they can post it as quickly as possible. But doing so compromises the quality of the chapter. Sure, waiting may be kind of a drag for your readers. But think about it this way instead: what do you think your reader would prefer? Waiting a small amount of time for a mediocre chapter or waiting a longer time for an excellent chapter? You can’t rush art after all, and writing is a form of art. Have you ever heard someone say, “it was worth the wait”?

    Here’s another tip. Why do you write? Do you write because you love getting comments on your fic? Or do you write because you actually love to write? Usually, the more successful writer is the one who loves to write because even if they don’t get much attention in the beginning, they still stick with it. Sure, getting comments is like the icing on the cake (especially if they are positive and/or constructive) but if you find that you don’t get many right away, it’s not the end of the world.
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    Name: Koridojo_Blaziken. I also go by Kori or KB, or even Jukain or Kahiru on occasion.

    Age: 15

    Gender: female

    Types of writing: Mainly fantasy and action/adventure, though I do enjoy writing pretty much anything from domestic scenes to comedy to dark and graphic tragedy.

    Strong Areas: As stated by some of my readers, I can tend to be surprisingly dark at times. I'm also improving in terms of description and action scenes. Probably the most used strength is my description of the mystic and unknown; I love stuff like that. I also love to create intricate character histories...yeah...

    Types of characters: Uhhh, just about any kind. I really don't differentiate between personalities--I'll write just about anybody.

    Current stories:


    This is not my only fanfiction at the moment. It IS, however, the only one I have a banner for at the moment.

    Future stories: Oh, wow...quite a few. I do have plans for a few Mystery Dungeon fics when I finish these two--one may follow the plot of PMD2 with some extra stuff added in, but the other shall be surprisingly independent of the game plot. However, I intend to start another story only after I finish the ones I'm currently working on. This is because my overworking brain never stops coming up with new characters and scenarios, so I'm trying to exercise some self-restraing and keep myself from getting up to my head in stories.

    Tips: In a few words? DON'T SWEAT THINGS, AND WRITE AT YOUR OWN PACE. I say this because oftentimes I've found myself with a great idea, but staring dumbly at a blank sheet of paper or computer screen while trying to figure out how to word it. Take some time to develop the content and plot of the next chapter in your head, and go through the dialog for certain parts if you can. Then write it down when you think you have a solid outline and plan. However, I would also suggest writing whenever you can. I have read from professional writers that if you leave any story for a while without working on it, then more often than not you may end up with a dead story. Their motto is: "Never a day without a word of writing."

    I personally disagree--while it is a good thing to work as much as you can, it's also important to just take a break for a few days or so if you're really having trouble with something. Chances are that after the break your brain will be back in working order, so your creativity will come more freely.

    And lastly? Write about what you love. Even if it seems like new ground and you're hesitant about breaching it, just go ahead and write. Any mistakes you make at first can be corrected over time with practice and advice, and you can always edit the first draft any number of times before submitting a final copy, so just go for it.
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    Fantasy remains a human right: we make in our measure and in our derivative mode, because we are made: and not only made, but made in the image and likeness of a Maker.
    ~J.R.R. Tolkien

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    Name: Lamees, often called QuietDragon.

    Age: 16 as of the time of writing.

    Gender: Female.

    Types Of Writing: General, humor, and dark. I'm not very good at romance, but I enjoy trying my hand at it.

    Strong Areas: Description, I think. It's not all out meaningless purple prose, but it's not boring and lifeless neither. My weakest area would probably have to be a realistic adult romance, if that counts. I'm just not very good at it. I'm slightly better at innocent, sometimes idealistic, romances.

    Type Of Characters: Any and all characters. Happy-go-lucky types, quiet "angsty" types, naive childlike types... I run a fairly large gamut.

    Current Stories: Here are all of my fanfiction and here are my Pokemon fanfiction.

    As for here on Serebii Forums...

    All the King's Horses and All the King's Men...
    Couldn't put Shinji back together again.
    Revisiting old memories prompts Reiji to wonder where everything went wrong... and forces him to confront that maybe everything was never quite right to begin with. Genfic, no pairings.
    Rating: G

    By Your Side
    ShinHika (Ikarishipping) 50 sentences about Shinji and Hikari. "She wanted to believe that his heart was not like his city in that it was isolated by stone, but instead by ice, so that she might melt it away."
    Rating: PG for light romance

    My Name is Hikari!
    ShinHika (PaulxDawn) whether it's friendship or romance is up to you.
    What if Hikari's obsession with ensuring that Shinji never forgets her name again turns into a sincere desire to understand him? Written from Hikari and Shinji's perspectives.
    Rating: G

    Sick of Fried Rice and Fortune Cookies
    A humorous Team Magma fanfiction starring Tabitha (Homura) and Brody (Bannai).
    The moral of this story is: be thankful for what you have and don't ever, ever let Brody decide what's for lunch.
    Rating: PG for frequent useage of mild language

    The Unroutine Routine
    There were many things Tabitha (Homura) was warned about prior to joining Team Magma and many things he later came to accept as a "normal" in the organization; unfortunately for him, Brody (Bannai) fell into neither catagory. Humorous genfic, no pairings.
    Rating: PG for frequent useage of mild language

    What They Shared
    A short one-shot about a Pokemon Master to-be and a one-track-minded recluse; what was and what never had the chance to be. One-sided Shirona (Cynthia) x Akagi (Cyrus).
    Rating: G, nothing objectionable.

    Future Stories: Nothing in mind at the moment.

    Writing Tips: Read. I cannot stress this enough. Read as much as you can and read anything you can get your hands on; not just fanfiction, but books, newspaper articles, everything.
    It's fine if you have certain genres you prefer, but never be afraid to try out a new one. You might be surprised!

    Learn. Do not just let your eyes pass over the words, learn from the writer's style. Do not steal it or try to emulate it exactly, but think of your favorite descriptions and lines from what you've read and try to figure out why you like them so much. Try writing similar lines about different subjects.

    Remember that your character is not you and you are not your character, unless this is a self-insert (which are very hard to pull off, so I would suggest avoiding them if you're prone to Mary-Sues and Gary-Stus). I find many fanfiction authors can almost entirely disassociate their character from themselves, but still give them an identical musical taste. it's especially bad if they're writing an established canon character and giving them their completely unbefitting musical tastes. Sure, a character can surprise us, but there are limits to even suspension of belief.

    Cheery bubbly pink Hikari is not going to dye her hair black with purple highlights, get piercings, and rock out to heavy metal unless this is meant to be comical or takes place in an alternate universe.

    I have problems with UVs that completely change a character's personality, in general though. If the character does not exist int he same world as in canon, nor does he/she act the same way... it ceases to be the same character. You might as well call it what it is: original fiction or fanfiction for a different universe entirely.)

    Do not ignore constructive criticism. Take every negative comment about your work and try to understand it and learn from it, rather than immediately chuck it in the trash to go wallow in your misery or rage about it in your livejournal. Never attack the reviewer.


    I know this can be hard for those with low self-esteem, but you should be touched that they're trying to help you, even if it sounds like they're taking this creative work of yours which you've invested so much into that you feel as if it's a part of you and tearing into it and revealing all that is wrong with it (even a monkey is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother, remember that), but what they really want to do is help you improve.

    Unless, of course, it's outright flaming such as "lol dis sux n u fail" without giving so much as a HINT as to what is so bad about your story. Those you can safely disregard. Replying to the petty flamer is exactly what he or she wants. Simply ignore him or her.

    Those are my tips.
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    Name: ~RaikouRider243~, Raikou Rider, Josh

    Age: 20

    Strong Areas:

    Spelling and Grammar...my absolute best strong point. I will usually only have one or two spelling errors per chapter at the very most.
    Planning. I will have the ENTIRE story planned out before I start writing chapter 1, and I will deviate from the plan only rarely once the fic is underway.
    Battle Scenes. The transition from the RPGlike turn-based battle script to the actual fight in the fic is almost seamless. That is my secret to writing battle scenes. My battle description is where my best description is.
    Use of Music. To my knowledge, I was the first SPPF fanfic author to make the use of music in a fanfiction, and at least two other authors here (Billy5772 and FlamingRuby) have done the same thing. I always have an appropriate music track for a scene.

    Weak Areas:

    Pacing.
    Since I suck at writing scenes of comic relief, like classroom scenes, etc., my fics tend to be faster-paced than they should be.
    Character Development. Making round characters is something I have a lot of difficulty with simply because my filler scene writing sucks. Also, in the original version of The Johto Saga, my three main characters turned out to become quite Gary Stu. A certain reviewer said they still were a little bit so when I posted my latest version...
    Lack of Inspiration. Ever since I started writing my Pokémon Origins series, I haven't been able to move away from it. Every fic idea I have had (I've had one involving the legendary birds, one involving just one of the legendary Beasts, and a few others) have seemed to merely rehash the plot of my first series.
    Lack of Complexity. I have not been able to work in a significant side plot alongside the main plot of a fic, making it lack depth.

    Type Of Writing:
    Adventures are all I write.

    Type Of Characters: I like to write characters that are laid-back for the most part but can critically think when necessary.

    Current Stories:
    Pokémon Origins - Volume I: The Johto Saga
    Adventure
    Three college students of Ecruteak's premier university have their dreams of three legendary Pokémon of the Burned Tower come true, but at what cost? Rated PG for mild language. Rated 4.82 out of 11 votes.

    Pokémon Origins Volume II - Return of the Beasts
    Adventure
    The Ecruteak historical documents speak only of one side of the legend of the Beasts. Explore the other side of the legend with characters from The Johto Saga in addition to new, unforgettable faces. Rated PG for mild language and mild to moderate violence. Rated 5.00 out of 2 votes.

    Pokémon Origins Volume III - The War of Armageddon
    Adventure
    Two years after awakening the trios of mystical Beasts, the balance of power among the legendary Pokémon is upset, and the battleground is the Sinnoh region. The Beast Riders are the world's only hope against the conflict among the noble Pokémon. Can they rid the world of the power-hungry, legend-hunting masterminds who seek to conquer the world? Rated PG-13 for language and graphic violence.

    Writing Tips: Don't try to force the story--let the words come from your heart and the story should write itself. And if you get the highly annoying condition known as Writer's Block (actually when is a more accurate word), just put the fic away and do something completely unrelated.

    Once you get a good inspiration for a fic, write a detailed synopsis of EVERY chapter in the fic. Two to four paragraphs per chapter should suffice. If you cannot write that much for a chapter without going into great detail, either you need to think about the fic in deeper detail or completely scrap it. The key to finishing fics is to know almost exactly what will be going on in every chapter.
    Props to MysticFlames for these!

    Remember the Beast Riders? THEY'RE BACK!!!
    Pokémon Origins Volume III: The War of Armageddon
    Finished, after 16 months!!

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    Name: Kutie Pie

    Age (optional): 16

    Gender (optional): Female

    Types Of Writing: I tend to write Romance, lol. However, I do a lot of Friendship, Family, maybe a bit of Humor (though I've proven I don't do so well xD).

    Strong Areas: Description is one of my best features. Back then, I didn't do it very much, but I then began to start typing out paragraph-long descriptions about this or that. Even grammar and spelling happen to be my life. Though I have Asperger's, and thus my style of speaking transfer to my writing, I still manage to keep it perfect (sorta, a few grammar mistakes here and there). I even have this gift of stirring up emotions, I have one-shots to prove it.

    Type Of Characters: Characters with real-life problems tend to be my favorite to do. For a while, original characters are based on myself, or what happened to me. Now, I try to create characters that are branched away from me. Yet, even IF they are based on my personalities, I keep them as different as possible. This is possible if I stay in the character's head for a long period of time.

    Current Stories:

    The Battle for Friendship (PG for slight language and battle scenes)
    [Friendship/Adventure]
    Rating: 3
    A forbidden friendship in the midst of a war between humans and Pokémon threatens a hidden village with destruction.
    [COMPLETE]

    Hello (G, song-fic)
    [Friendship/Tragedy]
    Ambertwo was wise in everything during his childhood, though she was all in his head. But was she? As told through Mewtwo's point-of-view.
    [ONE-SHOT]

    Sweet Trickery (G)
    [Family/Humor]
    Michealangelo gets revenge for all the trickeries his brothers have done to him by ways of... candy.
    [ONE-SHOT]

    Finding the Golden Rule (PG for slight language, mild peril and violence)
    [Family/Friendship/Adventure/Humor]
    To save the parents of two lost kittens, a pair of twins and their sister have to mend a broken bond along the way. Meanwhile, the captives are having problems of their own. Sequel to The Battle for Friendship
    [WORK IN PROGRESS]

    Future Stories:

    Phantom Rose (one-shot, PG-13 for talk of being in heat and sexual maturity)
    [Romance/Hurt/Comfort]
    Who will earn a rare flower from Mew: Mewtwo or Lucario? A fight ensues.
    [WORK IN PROGRESS]

    Love to a Digi-Friend (PG for slight language and violence)
    [Friendship/Tragedy]
    Gatomon had dreamed of escaping the castle, but never dreamed she'd do it with a mon whom she picked up off the streets in mercy.
    [REVISED, WORK IN PROGRESS]

    Breathe No More (PG-13 for langauge, violence, dark moments, attempted suicide, and character death)
    [Friendship/Romance/Adventure/Tragedy]
    Having left her childhood the day Kirby left, Tiff never expected him to return so soon. And at the worst time as well, for a mysterious Cappy named Matter comes to being, and proves to be more possessive than she thought he could be.
    [WORK IN PROGRESS]

    Writing Tips: There's a few things that are part of writing that every author needs: patience, dilligence, determination, et cetra. Yet, there's also a very important technique a true writer needs to have: getting in the character's shoes. This is especially useful when doing first-person stories; you get to think exactly what the character thinks.

    I used this in my one-shot Hello. I've tried first-person before, but this is the most successful I've done thus far. The way a newborn describes things is different from the way a mature person does. Trying to describe (in Mewtwo's own words) clothing, the imaginary world, and even furniture proved to be extremely difficult. There were times I stopped in frustration to THINK of a plausible way to make it work without Mewtwo saying "Hey, a dress!" or "Look, a house!" But in the end, I think it turned out perfect (though he knows body parts, lol).

    No need to bore you with my experience. Just remember to keep your focus on every little thing in your story. You can't build up on one character and leave others weak expecting no one would notice. Every single one, especially the minors, are equally important to to adding on to the whole plot.
    Last edited by Kutie Pie; 24th September 2008 at 1:18 AM. Reason: To finish it
    Winner of Best Pokémon/Pokémon Fic of 2013 in the Shipping Oscars
    Current Chapter: Chapter Ten - 3/17/14 / Current: Last Chance - 11/3/11 - Chapter 20 progress: 75%
    I survived Pupa.

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    Name: Hi all~! I usually get called either Chibi or Envy.

    Age: 14 years young.

    Gender: Female~

    Types Of Writing: Hm, it would have to be action/comedy with hints of romance in some of them.

    Strong Areas: I'm good at writing in general, but I guess I'm very good at character development and planning the story out. I'm also pretty good at plots.

    Type Of Characters: I like either the goofy or moody characters~ I mainly like anime/manga characters though, and that's the only thing I write.

    Current Stories: Let's see... There's Taste of Destiny, 13th Avenue, Green with Lust, Brother, Rainy Nights and Unexpected Mischief.

    Taste of Destiny is a PG13+ Yaoi Kingdom Hearts fanfic. {Finished}
    Mix of comedy and a hint of romance.

    13th Avenue is a M16+ Yaoi Kingdom Hearts AU fanfic. {Finished}
    Total comedy.

    Green with Lust is a PG13+ Yaoi Fullmetal Alchemist fanfic. {Work in progress}
    Action with hints of comedy and of course, some romance.

    Brother is a PG13+ Matantei Loki Ragnarok One-shot. {Finished}
    Mix of romance and comedy. Mainly comedy.

    Rainy Nights is a PG13+ Yaoi Kingdom Hearts One-shot. {Finished}
    Mix of romance and sorrow.

    Unexpected Mischief is a PG13+ Yaoi Matantei Loki Ragnarok fanfic. {Work in progress}
    Mix of comedy with some romance and action coming up soon.

    Future Stories: Hm, none yet really. I already have two fanfics to finish...

    Writing Tips: Just go with what feels right. Don't be afraid to try new things, don't be afraid to edit over and over and over and last but not least, practice makes perfect. Start out with simple one-shots and then work your way up.
    Last edited by Ayindree; 9th September 2008 at 8:28 AM.

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    Ah! This is great. I'm glad I looked here.

    Name: Morgan. Sometimes Morgie. Occasionally Nagrom.

    Age: 16

    Gender:
    female

    Types Of Writing: adventure, sci-fi/fantasy

    Strong Areas: I'm sort of a newbie writer. I try my best to be well-rounded at all the things that make writing good. Like characters, the plot, and descrption. I try to learn from my mistakes and improve my skills as an author. Some day I'm going to write a book so writing fics is good practice.

    Type Of Characters: I like writing about people who start out life as just a normal person but soon become the lead protagonist and hero.

    Current Stories: The fic I'm currently working on now is about a girl named Rihana and a Growlithe she finds. This story takes place a hundred or so years into the future and the era of trainers has long since passed. Read "Ho-oh's fire" to find out what happens. (there's a banner in my signature)

    Future Stories: I might write a sequel to Ho-oh's fire but at the moment I'm not really thinking about the future much.

    Writing Tips: Even if you are getting a lack of reviews (like I am as I write this) DO NOT give up. Keep writing and someone will eventually catch on. If you really can't handle having no one appreciate or critique your work then look around the author's cafe for reviewers who are willing to help.
    These are my favorite Pokemon:

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    Wow, great idea!

    Name: My username is usually VoltTacklingPika, or simply VTP if you can't be bothered to say/write the whole thing.

    Age: 15

    Gender: Male

    Types of Writing: I've always written Action/Adventure stories since it's the genre that appeals to me the most. I can write Drama, Mystery and little bit of humour. I've never tried romance, but I do intend to at some point.

    Strong Areas: I'm good at plot development, character development and battle/action scenes.

    Type of Characters: Serious characters, either dark or light. Generally 'emo' characters and characters with mysterious pasts. I can also write about average characters and comic-relief, though the latter could use a bit more work.

    Current Stories: The Retold Tale of Advance Generation is my only fic at the moment. As the title says, it's basically the Advance Generation saga of the Pokemon Anime retold in my own words with changes and twists.

    Future Stories: Right now, The Retold Tale of Advance Generation ins my one focus but I do plan on sequels (The Retold Tale of the Battle Frontier and The Retold Tale of Sinnoh). I haven't past that, though.

    Writing Tips: I have a few...
    -- Listen to music while you write. The lyrics in a song can inspire you.

    -- Even if you don't get many reviews, keep on writing. More often than not, people don't review because they're just too lazy. It's the hits that count. A hundred may read every chapter in your story but only five of them may leave reviews.

    -- Remain consistent and stick to your plans. Unless the change is really necessary, do not change your fic just because someone 'suggested' it could be better otherwise. The reader is not always right. It's your story, remember that.

    -- Try to avoid Clitche's. Try some unique and/or different, something that hasn't been done before.

    -- Plan out everything so you don't forget anything. You don't want plot holes in your story.

    -- Always, always, always proof read your work. Bad spelling and grammer can put people off of a story. The plot and content could be brilliant but someone won't read it if they can't understand it.

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    Name: Hello, I'm ~Mist~ but my friends call me Kris. ;3

    Age: 18

    Gender: I'm a female~

    Types of Writing: My specialty is Romance; it's the one genre I enjoy writing the most as well as one of my favorite concepts of people. Every single one of my stories contain love. Secondly, I like writing Comedy; it's light-hearted and can always cheer people up from what others tell me. Lastly, I love a great Adventure along with bits of Historical kind of stories.

    Strong Areas: I've always been told that my description is my best weapon of all when it comes to writing. Reviewers enjoy my style of writing and like how I can provide full imagery. Others have said that they adore the amount of depth I place into the characters of every story. I truly love to explore characters and make them come to life. Everyone also enjoys my sense of humor and the feeling of adventure. I like to take up a challenge. :3 Others have enjoyed how I develop the plot, too. Character interaction is also another aspect I specialize in. I feel the language of each character is important to me and definitely impacts the story. Lastly, I like to include various forms of literary elements into my writing.

    Type of Characters: A mix of seriousness and light-hearted sort of characters; it varies on each. I love to point out the point of view of every character whether it's a minor character or the protagonist themselves. Most of my characters are positive but have their dark moments. I like to work with different kinds of characters as well, doing my best to bring them all to life. I have won awards, too. =)

    Current Stories: I'll make a list explaining each one.

    Christmas Misunderstanding
    summary One night filled with misunderstandings.
    notes This one is basically a Christmas one-shot that shines on the characters of Ash and Misty. It's a fun filled romantic piece with comedy. Reviewers have told me that everyone gets into the Christmas mood when it comes to this one. Christmas Misunderstanding has won Best Pokeshipping One-Shot in the Shipping Oscars 2007/2008.

    Unbreakable
    summary Two adults are conflicted whether to proceed to the next step while taking their relationship into consideration.
    notes I find this one-shot to be my favorite of them all so far. I must warn that this one is NC-17 rated (but approved by the Shipping Mods), so I do not recommend anyone who is uncomfortable with the concept of love and passion to read it. Reviewers have loved this story; every review was positive to different sort of readers so I'm very happy with that. Like the last one-shot, this one is also Pokeshipping. Unbreakable has won Best Love/Sex in the Shipping Oscars 2007/2008. If you're into romance, then this one is highly suggested by others to read.

    Siempre Estoy Aqui
    summary In the far away region, a spark emerges once more for two trainers.
    notes Now, this one is a Multi-chaptered Pokeshipping story. Reviewers have enjoyed this story so far since all the characters are in character (if that makes any sense). SEA is still only on the second chapter, so I have a lot of work to do for this one. Siempre Estoy Aqui has so far won The Fic That Got You Constantly Going "Awww" in the Shipping Oscars. Be on the lookout for this one; updates will be coming later in the year with another chapter. This story is mostly Romance, Adventure, and Comedy.

    Acceptance
    summary One becomes upset at the other, thus leading the other to discover why.
    notes This short one-shot is basically a recent creative assignment for one of my classes and decided to share this one on the forum. Now, unlike all the other stories I have written, this one is the shortest of all; if you like to have a quick read, this one is your match. Regardless that this one is Romance, it heavily relies on the realistic Pokeshipping everyone knows, so don't expect fluff to be in this one.

    The Serebithian Crusade
    summary One shipper was living in the present until discovering a mysterious book that suddenly transported her to the times of the Crusades; she realized that all the shipping wars that happened online have come to life in this once in a lifetime journey.
    notes This story is the most challenging story written yet. Cap D. Blue and I worked on this one together. Now, why is this one such a challenge to write? Well, this story is based on the Crusades as well as the Shippers Community on the forum. Meaning, yes, we use the actual members for this story (with their permission of course). This one lives on Adventure mostly with the showing of Romance, Drama, and Comedy as well as the concept of ship wars. Only the first chapter has been written so far, but it has proven to be a very fun story to write.

    Future Stories: Perhaps some holiday themed one-shots shall come into the future. Otherwise, I do not have any other stories since I have two that I am working on.

    Writing Tips: I have six rules when it comes to writing.

    o1. Do not rush yourself. Relax, take your time. A great story becomes better when the author takes more time with it. You don't need to rush yourself just so your story will be active. I have taken months to update but my reviewers are very patient and don't mind that I take my time. You'll end up getting more positive reviews when you take a lot of time concentrating on them, trust me.

    o2. Write about what you want. Don't always write what everybody else wants; at some point, you're going to end up being unhappy with the result. Write what you love to write. You are the author so the story is based on the concept of your imagination.

    o3. Listen to constructive reviews! These kind of reviews are the most helpful kinds of all. Instead of being offended, embrace them. Not a lot of people focus on telling you about how to improve, so appreciate the reviews you get.

    o4. Read over your story right after you write it. Proofread; it helps! If you cannot find any mistakes, then ask someone who knows grammar who can help you. When this is not done, it reflects laziness upon the writer and results in negative reviews than positive.

    o5. When it comes to writing a story, this is what I do. I like to ask myself questions so that the reviewer will not be confused and neither with you. Ask yourself about the characters, the title, the location, the possible plot, theme, point of view, genre, etc.; these are called literary elements. Use them. You have no idea how many stories I see that lack them. I've seen a lot of people struggle with characters, so read the next part. Be sure to answer the following when it comes to characters:
    - Who are the characters?
    - What is the purpose?
    - Where are they?
    - When are they there?
    - How are they there?

    o6. Use your imagination; make everything in your story come to life! Do what you specialize in. Don't be lazy. If you're lazy to even use the correct grammar when it comes to writing, then I wouldn't recommend writing. Remember to have fun with it! ;3


    I hope all of that can be helpful to any writer. =)
    For those who'd like to keep in contact, you know where to find me. ♥

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    Name: NaThz, NathziVOIR, or nathziie

    Age (optional): 13

    Gender (optional): I'm usally a female but sometimes I feel I'm a male

    Types Of Writing:
    Romance, Comedy, Adventure

    Strong Areas:
    I think I don't describe too well, I'm not too sure in character development, and maybe I'm strong in plot creativity.

    Type Of Characters:
    Well, it depends on the fic I wanna write and my mood then o.O

    Current Stories:
    When You're Gone
    Genre: Romance, Comedy
    I took this fic from the song by Avril Lavigne. This is a quite funny one. =)
    http://www.serebiiforums.com/showthread.php?t=354919


    May and Drew: Mom & Dad's Trouble!
    Genre: Romance, Comedy, Adventure
    May and friends were trapped in other world, including Drew. But the worst one, Drew became her husband! How will things turn out?
    http://serebiiforums.com/showthread.php?t=356018


    Hearts To Count
    Genre: Romance, Adventure
    This is a requested fic, about May and Drew's adventure in Johto (contestshippy)
    http://serebiiforums.com/showthread.php?t=354570


    Just Contest Partner Or...?
    Genre: Romance
    Entering a Tag Contest, May was planning to enter it with Shane, her new friend. But, the partner will be chosen randomly! Who will be her partner?
    http://serebiiforums.com/showthread.php?t=354742

    Future Stories:
    Aroma Of La Rousse
    Genre: Adventure, Romance
    Another contestshippiy fic. =) I've been working for this fic but I won't post it until my 2nd fic finished. The sure thing is: I will definitely post it before November

    comes

    the second one, I already had an Idea about schools fic and maybe I'll write it after I post Aroma of LaRousse.


    Writing Tips (Optional):
    Be Expressive
    Don't be afraid to show your feeling and emotions when you're writing, because it can make your fic much better

    Bring small notes everywhere
    I always do this, because if an idea just flashed, we can easily write it. REMEMBER Idea is priceless! ^^

    Don't mind reviews or views' amount
    Don't lose hopes because of small amount of your fic. Just continue it! Don't worry be happy~^^

    Try something different
    They can't kill us, can they? Maybe we can expand our ideas from trying something new. Don't just write the fic with the same plot

    Ask the others
    If you're confused about the title of your fic, or maybe the ending, you just can ask the others (of course you must ask your more experienced friend)


    Rafe from Destiny Deoxys is my hot bishie, YOOHOO!

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    Name: Scrap or Kiyohime

    Age: Old enough.

    Gender: F

    Types of Writing: Started out as a horror one-shot writer. Now, I guess it's more of a creepy vibe than outright horror. :P Mostly action and adventure.

    Strong Areas:Setting, mood, and big explosions.


    Type of Characters: The kind that makes the world burn just to watch it burn. For the rest, they sort of run around trying to stop it and be the good guys.

    Current Stories: A E Ř N: End (completed)
    "A long time ago, Mew was nailed to a cross. The price of her blood was thirty silver coins."

    Dawn of a New Legacy


    For the rest, there are too many one-shots to list here. Just use Search for threads created by me in the Fanfiction section.

    Writing Tips: Avoid adverbs. Elaborate vocabulary and excessive describing is not needed. Just get to the point as quickly as you can, unless you want to build up some drama in the description. Stilted, cliched dialogue is bad.
    Last edited by Kiyohime; 26th September 2008 at 1:54 PM.

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    Name: putty

    Gender: m

    Types Of Writing: miserable, bukowskiesque poems

    Strong Areas: n/a

    Type Of Characters: myself. whatever's going on in my life. usually ****

    Current Stories: an ongoing theme of isolation

    Future Stories: idk

    Writing Tips: don't stick to the conventions
    point
    counterpoint

  23. #48
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    Name: Haruka of Hoenn
    Age: Not telling :P
    Gender: Female
    Types Of Writing: Basically anything but romance and science fiction. I suck at those!
    Strong Areas: Definitely plot! I love thinking up ways to twist events around, and use characters in different ways. I usually go for longer stories.
    Type Of Characters: I'm best at writing about down-to-earth characters, nothing too wild or crazy. (That doesn't mean I won't try it someday )
    Current Stories: The only one I'm writing on this forum so far is Deeds of Darkness. I'm veeeery slow on the updates, though.
    Future Stories: None so far! I like to focus on my stories one at a time...
    Writing Tips: Take a mental inventory of the interesting things in your life (names, events, etc.) edit them a little, and find a way to add them to your story :]
    Last edited by Haruka of Hoenn; 2nd October 2008 at 1:42 AM.

  24. #49
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    Hello, folks. I be Iota, better known as Dan. I'm a 19-year-old male.

    Types Of Writing: I'm very partial to journey-fics, or OT's. I once wrote a series of battles, in style of a tournament, but that took me aback slightly. I still have it around somewhere.

    Strong Areas: I've been told by most of my reviewers that I'm very good at making my characters actions realistic. I do see that myself, and I try to make it as realistic to our own lives as the Pokémon World could possible be.

    Weak Areas: I thought I'd add this in, since while we won't want to admit it, we all have our own faults and admitting them is the best thing to do. I sometimes get too engrossed in the action to include description and have to add it later, so it become slightly out of place. I also sometimes forget to develop my characters properly, which I am better at now. My Pokémon tend to lack interesting personalities, but again I'm getting better at that.

    Type Of Characters: I prefer to write about young beginning trainers who learn the tricks of the trade, as it were.

    Current Stories:
    [URL="http://www.serebiiforums.com/showthread.php?t=265320"]
    Totally Sinnoh is a story I've been working on for some time now. I've had to cut my ideas down slightly and start again from scratch, since I was getting to Chapter 150 planned out and therefore the story became stale.
    It's potentially a good work of fanfiction. It follows Cadence, Franklin and Joshua as they travel throughout Sinnoh to collect Badges, Ribbons, and Berries, although later one develops an interest for breeding. It's actually fun to read.

    Future Stories: I'm honestly too busy with Totally Sinnoh, Pokémon: Redux, Embarking On An Adventure, and New Frontier to be able to start something new.

    Writing Tips (Optional): Don't overwork yourself. Your work will look rushed and sloppy. Always take time to describe things and develop characters during your story rather than afterwards, otherwise it seems forced and unrealistic.

    Previously Iota

  25. #50
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    Jan 2008
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    Name:
    Jean. Comes from my actual name, which is of French origins. Therefore not pronounced as in English; I'll find a guide later.

    Age:
    Nineteen, as of the Nineteenth of September.

    Gender:
    Of the Male persuasion.

    Types Of Writing:
    First off, all my fics make Pokémon the main characters, rather than humans. That said, I tend to lean towards an Adventure style, always with a massive goal that may or may not be directly revealed at any point in the story itself.

    Strong Areas:
    My biggest strength has to be description, though right behind it would be plot. I'll let readers decide once I have enough of anything up to actually display my plotting abilities. For now, I can say description with verve.

    Type Of Characters:
    I have two main types of characters that I do fairly well. First and foremost is kind of a slap-stick, comic-relief deal, which readers will see in my character Noctali, and my global personification of Mew. My other type is a sort of latch-key bully who... well... I don't want to reveal too much about it, because it is embodied by my character Mentali...

    Current Stories:

    Trek of the Twins: Johto Awaits
    So, the worst title I've ever come up with. xP I began this story back in January of this year, and was forced to let it lie idle when my life just got a little too chaotic. Case in point, I'm starting it back up in the next week with a Chapter 4 update. I don't believe in over-pitching something... so here's hoping the next couple lines will grab your attention. It's about the journeys of two twins - an Espeon and a shiny Umbreon - through a world that has suddenly been turned upside down (this first part is obviously the Johto segment). They will be forced to live out the Legends of the Ancients as the sub-world of all Pokémon teeters on the brink of all-out war.

    Future Stories:

    The River of Time
    This to-be one-shot was originally intended to be posted within a Fanfiction Contest that I had planned to enter. Unfortunately, my life exploded kinda right before I could finish it. That said, I'm going to finish it in the next couple days and post it up. It's too short for me to reveal anything without revealing too much, so all I'll say is... it's a tragedy. Epic TT_TT and such.

    Writing Tips (Optional):

    Coming soon.

    Many Thanks to Niedude for the AMAZING banner!
    Trek of the Twins: Johto Awaits. Chapter Three is Here.

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