All About Spike Interview with Minim Calibre

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Title: All About Spike Interview with Minim Calibre
Interviewee: Minim Calibre
Date(s): between 2002-2006
Medium: online
Fandom(s): Angel and Buffy
External Links: full interview is here; reference link
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Minim Calibre was interviewed for All About Spike.


For other interviews in this series, see All About Spike Interview Series.

Some Excerpts

The first time, or the second time? Because when I was 14, long before I knew what fanfic was, I would write exceedingly silly Batslash. As time goes on, this seems more and more like a big hurking sign. However, it's the second time that got me into fandom proper. (Well, the fic aspects of fandom proper. I suppose technically I'd been in other aspects of fandom for a dog's age. It all sort of blurs and intertwines.) The second time, it was because I was feeling guilty about reading all these stories by people I was talking to on a regular basis about BtVS. I felt that, drat it, I should be producing something for them to read.
I like to play endless games of what-if in my head. I love the click when it all comes together. I love the rush when a string of words comes out of your fingertips, and you're not sure where they came from, but you love the way they flow.
I love Fay Jay's Sick Rose series (Spike and Dru in Prague), adore Sheila Perez and Te's Amends the Next Time, find damn near everything Shrift puts out a gift I can't wait to unwrap... there are so many good writers in fandom. I can't list them all, and I'm not even going to bother to try.