PlaceToHide.net Interview with Mel
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|Title:||PlaceToHide.net Interview with Mel|
|External Links:||March 2011 Author: Mel – Spotlights, Archived version|
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Why did you start writing hanfic? How long have you been writing?I started writing hanfic after I read some of it and got more involved in the fandom. After several conversations with Brittney, a hanfic writer, she convinced me that I should try my hand at writing. I’ve been writing since I was sixteen, but I didn’t start with hanfic, I started with General Hospital fanfiction.
Where do your ideas and inspiration come from?My ideas come from all kinds of places. Sometimes it’s from a song, or a book I’m reading. Sometimes it comes from day to day life. Lessons of a Laundry Mat Attendant started when Brittney posted a picture on tumblr, sparking the typewriter inside my head, it also helps that I work at a laundry mat, so I know what it’s like. Sometimes ideas just come in dream form. I don’t have a lot dreams that I remember, so when I do they usually end up in a story somehow. Sometimes, they form from just sitting in the middle of a mall and making up stories about the people going passed.