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So, because Writers Block decided to hit me hard...:
Nex VentusI've decided to make the worst fanfic ever. And the reason I am coming here is because... Is it healthy to actively pursue making a truly horrendous fanfic?
edited 29th Mar '11 1:52:35 AM by NexioVentus
I wouldn't say it was unhealthy, although writing something bad deliberately doesn't appeal to me. I actually prefer to take something generally considered to be bad and see if I can make it work. A well done parody is hard in itself, though, so good luck!
edited 29th Mar '11 4:23:26 AM by elemcee
Ave ImperatorThere's a trope for this.
This is a signature. There are many like it, but this one is mine.
Thunder, Perfect MindWell, there is a slight difference: Most troll fics go incognito, with the intention of trolling a fanbase; this, on the other hand, seems to be more an exercise in the most extreme Stylistic Suck, with no disguise put upon the ultimate intent. I like it. Go for it.
edited 29th Mar '11 3:28:47 AM by JHM
Dancing All NightI think that already exists. It's called My Immortal. On a serious note... Done well, those kinds of fics can be hilarious in how bad they are. Just don't go too overkill though, because then that disintegrates any shreds of fun that could be had from reading a bad fic.
edited 29th Mar '11 4:29:58 AM by Motree
“DAMMIT WHEN I HEAR 'SPACE CQC' ALL I CAN THINK OF IS BIG BOSS WITH A FISHBOWL ON HIS HEAD, STRANGLING AN ASTRONAUT OUTSIDE THE ISS."
Writer's Welcome WagonPut lots of intentional Narm into it: "AND then he want KA-BLOOIE!!!!!!!!!" Is strike-through allowed on the forums yet?
LeichenfleddererYes. And be drunk while writing.
I see what you did there! :-)
Polite smartass.It could make for a good satire, if done right.
I've returned from the depths to continue politely irritating the good people of TV Tropes.(◕‿◕✿)
(That Guy You Met Once)Yeah. No. As the-Troper-who-is-right-there-but-who's-name-I-am-too-tired-to-click-the-button-and-scroll-the-wheel-up-the-required-amount-to-find-even-though-it-would-be-far-far-less-effort-than-typing-this-sentence-but-I've-started-this-shitty-gag-so-I-might-as-well-roll-with-it said, It's Been Done so much there's a whole trope on it. ...And when something's been done THAT much, your chances of succeeding in doing it better than all those people when you have no experience in it are lottery-esque. May I suggest you find another genre/medium to Stylistic Suck-ize?
edited 29th Mar '11 7:26:59 AM by Wheezy
PI"...And when something's been done THAT much, your chances of succeeding in doing it better than all those people when you have no experience in it are lottery-esque."
Element of love. Nobody is good in his first attempt Don't loose faith in yourself. You will improve with hard work. Never abandon something you love.
edited 29th Mar '11 12:09:24 PM by FallenLegend
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else. C. S. Lewis
Nex VentusSo... just somethings I should tell you all... first... I do NOT remember making this WHAT-SO-EVER. First time I've ever had a drink in my, eighteen—- Twenty-one years alive and most of last night is a complete blur. I am sorry for this. Second... To the last poster, I have no intention to give up on my writing. Ever. Third... I did not know of Troll Fics, nor Stylistic Suck. Just kinda proves I'm still a TV Tropes newbie. Forth... Has anyone seen where I put my Dream Journal- er... a book that has a picture of a cat on it? An orange cat specifically?
edited 30th Mar '11 2:18:28 AM by NexioVentus
Ahr riverYou're an odd little widget.
Writer's Welcome Wagon: That got to be a test.
(That Guy You Met Once)
...and when something's been done THAT much...All the books ever written aren't the same genre, though. And anyone who seriously thought they could write the single greatest book in history would be stupid. But I'm not saying the OP is stupid, of course. Badfic is nowhere near as large a category as books, and someone who's not an experienced internet writer probably wouldn't know It's Been Done so many times.
Forum VillainUnfortunately, you've got yourself a paradox. The worst fanfiction ever is going to be the worst fanfiction ever completely unintentionally. Because you intend to make the worst fanfic ever, you're going to go the way of the Producers.
"Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person that doesn't get it."
ZzzzzzzzzzNexio, if you want to try, go ahead. writing parody is a time-honored tradition, and that's really what you'd be doing — parodying fanfic. And Your Dream Journal is on the floor at the head of your bed.
...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
The system doesn't know you right now, so no post button for you.
You need to Get Known to get one of those.
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