I love that we can all vent and share our opinions... just dont get bitchy...
(if you disagree than i'm happy you have an opinion :-D )
This was brought to my attention and LITTLE OL ME just had to read it and you know what...
I am PROUD TO SAY THAT WIDE AWAKE WAS MY FIRST FIC IN THIS FANDOM!
http://gentleblaze.livejournal.com/514.html <--- AngstGoddess003 aka genius
Now we all know that publishing is publishing and most AH stories could have any characters names and they'd be the same story (for the most part) but really? over 20000 reviews and you wanna publish now? Write something new that no one has seen!
So your readers, who you're so grateful for, don't spend $5 a book to REREAD A STORY WITH CHARACTERS WHO HAVE DIFFERENT NAMES!
If you're interested in hearing Icy's version here ya go:
Now I hope that you all dont want to break my neck and dance over my body... Don't get me wrong I am very happy that Icy had the balls to publish anything... but my views on publishing stay the same-
IF YOU WROTE IT FOR THE FANDOM LEAVE IT WITH THE FANDOM!
Use you're new knowledge from writing and getting feedback to write SOMETHING NEW!