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Poll #1125306 Fiction...

Fanfic writers: Do you ever reread old stories you have written?

Yes
25(96.2%)
No
1(3.8%)

If yes, why?

To see how I have improved.
1(4.0%)
To see ways in which I could improve.
8(32.0%)
To appreciate things I've done well.
5(20.0%)
For entertainment purposes.
7(28.0%)
Another reason: comment time!
4(16.0%)

If no, why not?

It's been, it's gone, I don't care anymore.
1(33.3%)
Too embarrassing!
0(0.0%)
I know every word is awesome.
0(0.0%)
I'll want to compulsively edit.
0(0.0%)
I... don't know?
1(33.3%)

Fanfic readers: do you reread stories you have read before?

Yes
28(96.6%)
No
1(3.4%)

If yes, why?

I enjoy them.
7(25.0%)
I notice something new.
0(0.0%)
They make me feel.
1(3.6%)
I'm bored.
0(0.0%)

If no, why not?

It's been, it's gone, I don't care anymore.
1(50.0%)
I might notice something I don't like on reflection.
0(0.0%)
There are lots of other stories!
0(0.0%)
I think it's a pointless exercise.
0(0.0%)

Fanfic writers: do you have different standards of quality towards your own fanfic as opposed to professional writing?

Yes, but I think I shouldn't.
6(23.1%)
Yes, and this makes sense.
7(26.9%)
No, but I think I should.
3(11.5%)
No, and this makes sense.
10(38.5%)

Fanfic readers: do you have different standards of quality towards fanfic as opposed to professional writing?

Yes, but I think I shouldn't.
2(6.9%)
Yes, and this makes sense.
11(37.9%)
No, but I think I should.
3(10.3%)
No, and this makes sense.
13(44.8%)

Fic writers: very favourite type of fic to write?

Character-driven plot.
8(30.8%)
Action-driven plot.
0(0.0%)
A mixture of the above.
7(26.9%)
Plotless porn.
1(3.8%)
Plotless character study.
7(26.9%)
I reject your options and substitute my own.
3(11.5%)

Fic readers: very favourite type of fic to read?

Character-driven plot.
12(41.4%)
Action-driven plot.
1(3.4%)
A mixture of the above.
11(37.9%)
Plotless porn.
1(3.4%)
Plotless character study.
0(0.0%)
I reject your options and substitute my own.
4(13.8%)

Very favourite type to write:

Gen
12(48.0%)
Het
1(4.0%)
Slash
12(48.0%)

Very favourite type to read:

Gen
7(25.0%)
Het
0(0.0%)
Slash
21(75.0%)

Very favourite genre to write:

Romance
2(7.7%)
Humour
9(34.6%)
Angst
4(15.4%)
Action/Adventure
2(7.7%)
Friendship (Buddy Cop?)
3(11.5%)
Dark!fic
0(0.0%)
Mystery
1(3.8%)
SF
0(0.0%)
Fantasy
1(3.8%)
Western
0(0.0%)
I don't need genre, it's beneath me.
4(15.4%)

Very favourite genre to read:

Romance
6(20.7%)
Humour
6(20.7%)
Angst
5(17.2%)
Action/Adventure
1(3.4%)
Friendship (Buddy Cop?)
1(3.4%)
Dark!fic
2(6.9%)
Mystery
1(3.4%)
SF
1(3.4%)
Fantasy
1(3.4%)
Western
0(0.0%)
I don't need genre, it's beneath me.
5(17.2%)

Okay, be honest: what's your guilty pleasure to write or read?



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