Silvermoon Interview with welshwitch

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Title: Silvermoon Interview with welshwitch
Interviewer: Helen Vader
Interviewee: welshwitch
Date(s): early 2000s
Medium: online
Fandom(s): Harry Potter
External Links: interview was here; Wayback link See Silvermoon Interview Series.]
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welshwitch was interviewed for Silvermoon.

See Silvermoon Interview Series.

Some Excerpts

Why did you choose your pen name?

I chose welshwitch because I am Welsh, which I wanted everyone to know straight away. The -witch part was to give a link to the Harry Potter world, because it's HP fanfiction I write.

When did you start writing fanfiction?

I started writing fanfiction a couple of months ago, after finding the existence of schnoogle on the web.

Would you agree that fanfiction is a genre dominated by women, and if so, why do you think it's so?

I think fanfiction does seem to be dominated by women, but I don't think it's due to any differences in ability. I think women are just more inclined to do something calm like sit down and write a story than boys who go and play sport and stuff.