It has been seven years now and I’m bringing this back out to discuss, nice or what? Once again, only listing fanfics that have been posted on the blog, NOT anything still in the background.
So, who’s the winner this time?
Wallace Huo – 19 (The Neurotic Collection, The Slanted Thoughts Collection, Stranded, The Business, The Dating Game Collection, and 4 one-shots) – The reigning champion. Because of The Dating Game, mostly, lol. I told you guys Wallace will leave the rest of the people in the dust with the next update. Proof, right? He would have left them in a wider gap if I hadn’t been so stuck on some of the stories.
I was actually waiting for The Dating Game to be finished posting before I update on this one. However, I think that’s it for now. Yes, I will say that it’s a good stopping point. Because somehow, I’d gone off the rails with the plot in parts 9 and 10. In fact, I tried to fix it several times but it wasn’t happening. It got worse. At least, it became so serious that it became an 8 P.M. soaps plot that I didn’t want to post. I loved it in my twisted way, that I will admit. However, I don’t think it’s considered appropriate for the current context that I tried to build. Sure, there was intensity at times, but it always came back. It did come back this time, but it no longer felt the same. In fact, I had merged part 9 in with part 8 to complete in its current state. Yes, it’s finished. However, you could see halfway through it was already heading toward a very dark place. Even darker than before. So I will stop now regarding posting it on here. I will say that I’m still working on part 9 to see if I could tweak it back to its original course. Considering how I still enjoyed it and felt like I enjoyed it more than before, I won’t post it. Unless in the future I change my mind. As of now, that’s it.
What will happen now that The Dating Game is coming to an end? I’ll probably have more time to work on the others. However, I can’t say it’s going to be soon. 2020 has in its twisted way allowed me more time to work on finishing on some fanfics. But it still brought out a very dark side to stories. I think that was what happened to The Dating Game, even if I did enjoy working on it.
I wanted to save the update regarding The Dating Game with the usual fanfic updates posts, but I thought I say something here first. Since I would be caught up in some of the real-life stuff and might not update on that one for a while.
It has been two years since I updated on this. However, I don’t think anyone cares, lol. Because I wasn’t making progress with the fanfics anyway, why bother taunting anyone, right? Because I actually made some progress of recent, so I thought it would make sense to get back into this.
The total number is still 69.
Past Fan Fic(s):
Hide & Seek – 25 Votes – It has been ten years. Can you believe it? Yes, that’s right. Ten years! It didn’t feel that way because I started it ten years ago but updated it slowly at first. Then the drag came five years ago when I was so stuck that it wasn’t even funny. At long last, I finished it. Thank you so much for those even supporting it, lol. It was a sloppy ending, sort of. But I felt because I did a good job with some of Vic and Cyndi’s other stories, I felt it was all right to end it like that. I meant, I wrote the ending ten years ago but didn’t tie it up until now. So I debated whether to change it or not. Or extending it to fifteen chapters even. But in the end, I didn’t. I felt that was enough. Not everything had to be showy. Like I said already, I felt I did a really good job for their other stories so I felt like going subtle with this one.
The Dating Game 6-7 – Yes, I left it in the background on purpose and finished it already. This was because I wrestled back and forth and kept deleting. I didn’t know what I wanted for Jacky. But finally, at long last, it’s done. No more edits regarding it. At least regarding storyline in general. If there are mistakes, I would go back and fix, of course. That’s about it. Also, it will continue posting until it’s done. To clarify, I was stuck for so long that I finally made some move late June and going into July, so managed to write some of them back to back just like that. I’m thinking of publishing two chapters per day to make up for the lack of updates for the past six years. YES, it has been six years. I was shocked when I read the time stamp on the last update too. But I guess life happened, huh?
Current Fan Fics:
Payback – 3 Votes – I have something going on for a while until I got stuck again and wanted to change my mind about the nature of the story. So yes, a little setback again.
The Business – 7 Votes – I had something going but I backspaced again so some more delay. But this was actually my first time pushing past some barriers and going all the way so I thought I reconsider about a reckless ending SO yes, that was why.
Honey In Tea – 9 Votes – The only one not moving at all so I thought I put it here. I’m not going to give up on it. But I just thought I put it on hold until after I finish with some of the other ones.
Stranded – 3 Votes – I had some notes going but I put it aside again, wondering if I should go in a certain direction with some of the plots so yes, it’s back on hold.
Upcoming Fan Fics:
The Dating Game 8 – YES, there is part 8 since I left it on a cliff hanger again. SORRY, but I just felt like ending it there. Hopefully, it won’t take another six years before I’m done with it, lol. But to give a little heads-up, I’m thinking this is heading toward a ten-part story. YES, ten. I might end it at 8 or 9 though. I don’t want to push it too much.
One-shots is now at 22. I initially wanted to post one of the stories I had in the background but I ended up scrapping it. YES, not a good thing when I’ve been lacking with updates. However, I felt it made sense since I no longer liked it. Perhaps, I’ll try to come up with something later.
So, what now? I can’t promise anything because this year has kicked up to a new level of craziness with the unpredictable. However, it’s safe to say that I’m focusing on finishing The Dating Game as soon as I can. Also, I have to get creative and stop before 2020 in the story’s timeline. Because seriously, who wants to deal with this year anyway? Even if in the fictional world. So yes, the story is going to stop at 2019–depending how much stuff I want to happen during that time. Unless, I can get away and skip the whole year with just a bunch of random vague summaries. However, I don’t think it’s plausible, because seriously, the pandemic is unknown right now for the obvious reason, so I don’t want to skip ahead, especially since this isn’t a sci-fi.
Years ago when I was still active on Winglin and other online communities, there was an explosion of different authors and readers alike coming out with websites or their own page to critique different fan fiction authors. Whether it was to help the authors improve their writing techniques or just something fun to do, it was quite an experience. I never submitted my stories to any of those websites but found them intriguing because I learned of how an author’s perspective could be versus how readers see it. It’s so obvious for everyday, published authors to go through this process. But at that time when I started posting my stories online, it was a new experience for me and it opened my eyes to some levels.
So, what’s the point of this post, right? Especially when I’ve been lagging soooo much on stories. This is an attempt to get back into it. Because the following will be an activity like the title said. I’m going to have fun and critique all the fanfictions I’ve ever written. Yes, I won’t leave anything untouched. But before I do, here’s a disclaimer for those who haven’t read the stories yet (so don’t say I didn’t warn you):
NOTE: The following contains spoilers (obviously from the title), SO if you haven’t read my stories yet, DO NOT proceed.
The beginning of the story had great potential and felt refreshing. It paved a nice and peaceful picture and a hopeful feeling because it described the two major characters’ feelings and goals in life. The humorous exchanges between several characters led readers to believe it would be a fun story. Although it had some typical formula of a small-town family with the scenic backdrop to pave the way, there was some mystery with various characters that readers could look forward to exploring. All in all, it paved a promising picture.
The problem with this story was that it was too wordy. It was one of my first attempts at writing fanfiction so it got so messy with descriptions. It didn’t take into account “show instead of telling” so it felt flaky and corny. In addition, because there was a setback with the last few chapters so it dived into the morbid side without intending to in the first place. It completely took away from the main plot and its lighthearted feeling that was established in the first place. A bad call. Like the feeling when the writers totally gave up and just wanted to end it already like how I often criticize them, lol. Also, the feeling of the celebs chosen was so random and unorganized, like lumping a bunch of people together just because. It felt like a test run.
The setting at the beach at the beginning of the story was promising and lighthearted. It presented a typical picture yet also let readers see a glimpse into each major character’s personality with a dash of humor. It seemed like they didn’t change much over the years, except for the circumstances around them. Light humor continued to occupy the scene, paving the story and pushing the major characters together–or apart–as time went by. There were some surprising details to the plot but it lacked some details here and there, not allowing the full potential of the plot to be explored.
Like some other stories, it started out describing the scenery and then introducing the characters. The weather, once again, like some other stories, gave hints to what the plot was going to be like. There was some side humor but just subtle, not too much. It was saying like the story meant business and it was no time to joke around, not really.
It was an interesting concept although it didn’t take in a lot of rules of sci-fi and went off the rails regarding technicalities. However, what made up for it was the layout of the major characters. It kept consistent and featured three female leads. What broke the rule for the third one was leading into a happier, hopeful ending than was predicted. It also gave more character and depth to one of the so-called villains and even allowed for that person to redeem himself and had a start over.
This was a typical setup of two pairings that were living on the opposite side of society. They met and interacted and somehow became entangled in a complex scheme. It provided a sense of mystery to the overall story and made the readers want to know what was to come and where the story was heading toward. The ending was a bit of an unknown, especially after the intense confrontations between two of the major characters and how it went down. However, it proved to be going on a typical route with allowing all problems to be resolved in a more favorable manner.
This story attempted to mock the life of gangsters and how it was supposed to be yet failed because, in the end, it was equally cliche and was corny in a sense of allowing some bizarre details to come into play. Although having the theme of gang-related activities as the backdrop for the plot, it failed to achieve its intended effect because of the halfway compromise of the mood as an overall. Sometimes, it edged toward the side of intensity or darkness that could push past the barriers of safety but it was shy of making it into something much more.
The story started out really random, bordering childishness because of the constant fights between two of the major characters. However, it evolved into a sadder story because of what happened at the end. Although it attempted to resurrect the atmosphere with some side humor, the plot never recovered with the happiness felt at the beginning of the story. It was later explained in the second part why it was so and eventually leading the plot into a darker path than was originally intended to–or so it seemed when compared to the beginning of the first part. What the plot lacked severely was the explanation and more details into a certain mysterious organization that impacted some characters’ lives so many years and ongoing. Some of the undertones provided a hint about how they were a big deal and were not to be messed with. Yet it failed to back up the claim as the story went along and eventually wrapped up. It also never explained why Tammy’s character had so much impact on what Wallace’s life was going to be and yet left him alone after he had apparently restored his memories. Or was it because it was to emphasize how scary he was if he returned to his past self? Or because the organization didn’t care how things turned out and that it was only important they kept everything a secret? Some things were never answered.
This was a fun read, at least at the beginning. Sure, there were childish humor and constant competition between the two siblings–or so readers thought as it was with typical siblings rivalry. However, it took a dark turn, killing a major character unnecessarily. Was that an attempt to be overdramatic? Or was it because the writer just decided to give up and end it that way?
The story seemed really random but that wasn’t a bad thing. It hinted potential with so many major characters involved and how each was at a different point in their lives. It was fascinating to see how they all met and would become important–one way or another–in each other’s lives. The story shifted between humor and intensity and back again. Yet always managed to push the plot forward, introducing new characters or circumstances into their lives and how they would react to those situations.
Although the cast was so extended that it provided an outlet for many story arches yet because it was so crowded that it didn’t allow for a focus on some characters. Also, some of the characters had suffered from the inconsistency of personality, except for the main characters. It also created an unrealistic atmosphere with so many of their gatherings and their strong bonds over the years. It could be both good and bad but mostly it was unrealistic. Not to mention how ridiculously meddlesome most of them were of one another’s lives. The occasional stalking of various parties was equally bizarre.
The first scene already gave a snapshot of what the story was going to be about and how the dark mood predicted the inevitable ending for some characters. The weather foreshadowed a lot of the scenes that were to come for the story. The layout wasn’t bad yet the constant side randomness and humor involving the characters downplayed the overall theme for the majority of the story. It was actually character-based and not plot-based like it should have been. The lack of information on both gang’s background made it hard to relate and didn’t allow for more interest toward that side of the story. It became a wannabe gangster story because it didn’t say how or why they were fighting or fleeing for their lives. It was only covered briefly at the beginning of how both sides had been fighting since forever yet never revealed the real reason why.
The storytelling style was strange yet intriguing. It made readers want to read more and find out what was going on and what was the deal with these characters. Or if they could get out from the current prison they were in. However, there were only glimpses here and there and some side details of the characters. They could have been extended to a much more complex story.
This story started out introducing the main characters right away and hinted at their established relationship and how it would come into play later on. The story began lighthearted with some side humor and then took a more serious turn as the characters acknowledge much more complex issues surrounding their lives. In some sense, the story allowed the characters to face reality with a hard punch. But in other sense, it felt a little dramatic and forced. Yet the story was still written a dialed down sort of way, like some subtlety of daily life happenings that could edge toward blandness but jumped back with a kick to tell us that reality will strike again. It was a mixture of complexity and simplicity. It had this balance and one tip of the scale would lead the story spiraling away.
The story introduced some promising aspects, such as the story being told from the main character’s point of view. There were also inspirational quotes involved. So that sort of gave a feeling of a legit book. However, it took a shaky turn and ended up being a typical high school, mean girl type of war. There were some interesting ideas but the execution was terrible and the plot dull. If at all, that was.
Extremely disappointing because it seemed like an attempt to crank out something that involved the two main characters. It seemed like an unfinished story and didn’t involve a lot of details. It would have been better to wait for some sort of idea to come forth before continuing with the story. It should have been a one-shot, then it would make more sense.
So, aside from being random for this post, what’s the point here? Of all the stories I’ve written, I only liked True Friendship. Yes, that sad. I took it slow and made it through without feeling like I needed to rush anything or wanted to write to please readers. It wasn’t like I didn’t add in random conversations or some bizarre humor. The story had both. But what was different was how the two main characters didn’t end up together but also didn’t downplay their relationship throughout. It acknowledged some of the more realistic aspects of life, even if it didn’t allow for the story to cover all. I did get stuck on it at one time but the time spent thinking about the plot as an overall and side brainstorming, it had allowed me to change the ending for the better, at least to me.
I also realized some things about my writing styles. Well, I already realized it for a while now but here’s an outright confession, lol. Some characters, especially the main ones, tend to fall into one formula. So I think that’s something to take into account to try to make it different in the future. Or least mix it up a bit.
If anyone noticed, I think I got influenced by Gu Long and Jin Yong at times, lol. No jokes. Sad, but I read those two a lot so I got influenced, especially with describing sceneries and stuff. But of course, I couldn’t go to their level. Not yet. The reason I said “not yet” is because I at least want to reserve some hope that one day I could reach another level. Or like find my own styles. For now, just recognizing the flaws is enough.
So that’s the fun post. More to come in the future, hopefully.
NOTE: This post will be updated from time to write as I add more stories to my blog or finish the current ones.
Oh joy, I’m bringing this back since it’s another year of madness. How did it go? Let’s check the number first, lol. Yes, before I start bragging and realized it wasn’t worth bragging over, lol. But before I actually go into the stats, I would like to thank The New World and iHero for making some of the impossibles happen. Because if it wasn’t for the dramas, I wouldn’t have updated so much or kept it so consistent for the better half of the year. Also, anyone wanting to check out the stat report from WordPress, click here.
Total Posts in 2015:
365 (35% of all time). Yes, I took the challenge of trying to keep up posts for 365 days SO had to brag here. It wasn’t easy and some posts were less impressive than others. However, I think it was already tough that I managed it all year long. For this year, will I be continuing on this pattern? I want to but I would say no. Since quality trumps quantity so I’ll still be updating, still be my random self at times, but I won’t force it as an everyday thing. If it happens, it happens. Now, moving on to the breakdown of different categories.
Times Updated on People on the Poll:
284 (78% of overall). I took out Ady and Hu Ge early on so I didn’t feel like I needed to include them in this section. Anyway, because I did the 365-day challenge, everyone benefited–one way or another. However, Achel had a surge, leaving Jun Ya behind with only 22 posts, because Wallace, Joanne, Bianca, and Jacky ended up having more posts than him for the year. That knocked him off top 5 for the year yet didn’t damage his overall record too much. Talking about that, he was the reason why I held off so long of not publishing this post since I needed to calculate some of the posts again. Yet I decided to gamble and take out some and possibly double back next year to correct it all. Oh yeah, I didn’t count general updates for some people, especially those with higher numbers already. Wallace Huo: 26 (9% of the year) Janine Chang: 16 (6%) Vic Chou: 12 (4%) Joanne Tseng: 25 (9%) Nicholas Teo: 18 (6%) Xiu Jie Kai: 12 (4%) Angela Chang: 12 (4%) Zhao Jun Ya: 22 (8%) Yvonne Yao: 7 (2%) Penny Lin: 16 (6%) Achel Chang/ Zhang Xin Yu: 34 (12%) Sophia Chou: 6 (2%) Ruby Lin: 16 (6%) Van Fan: 9 (3%) Eric Suen: 5 (2%) Bianca Bai: 25 (9%) Jacky Chu: 23 (8%)
I will say that I was both proud and also a bit ashamed because I was cheating for several dramas by inserting placeholders. I was trying to motivate myself to watch faster and/or fill the spaces yet things got in the way and I fell behind once again.
I think that it was too obvious that it was a Phil Chang year for me. Yes, I love that guy. Okay, mostly his songs, lol. But he is funny. Getting back to this, totally outdone myself on some levels. Overall, I translated 51 songs. OMG, that’s like a major achievement for me in this area. The previous year, I only did 12, but that was because I didn’t really take it as a challenge. I think this number will drop the upcoming year since I won’t be forcing myself to update every day.
I initially wanted to wait until I finish more but I thought I delayed it enough. Even if the progress is still sad. The total number is now 61.
Past Fan Fic(s):
Neurotic: Tainted World – 1 Vote – That’s it. Told you guys it’s the last one. And so happy that I could finally finish it! Major relief indeed! The saga is finally complete–after long last. If you were following, you knew it was already done ages back.
Current Fan Fics:
Hide & Seek – 24 Votes – Still stuck. No surprise.
Honey In Tea – 8 Votes – Still in background.
Payback – 3 Votes – Moved forward somewhat, but not really either. Planned part 2. Yeah, I know. Not even done with part 1 yet planned for part 2? I don’t know. It happens.
Stranded – 2 Votes – Not moving either. I want to cancel it. But I don’t want to put people who voted through nothing. Although the majority weren’t really helping.
The Business – 4 Votes – Moved forward somewhat but still debating some stuff so haven’t posted yet.
Upcoming Fan Fics:
Gossip Mill – Feel like canceling it. NOT sure.
The Dating Game 6 – I’m working on it in the background. So I will post it up once I feel like it.
One-shots is still at 20. I’m nowhere near wanting to plan one OR have the inspiration to.
Okay, I wasn’t going to update until I clear more stuff out of the way. Yet I swear I’ve not been making any progress lately. So going to update anyway to put in some notes. So the current total is 59.
Past Fan Fic(s):
The Dating Game 5 – 1 Vote -YES, it’s done! I slowed down a bit but then it was like whoa, suddenly got inspiration so yeah. And yes, it’s a cliff hanger! I was going in a different direction, and not ending it right there for this part because I was stuck. So yes, it was intentional in case anyone’s confused.
Current Fan Fics:
Hide & Seek – 24 Votes – Working on it. I kept backspacing but trying to make it work so it wouldn’t be rushed or lame. It’s hard at this point since I just want to finish it and get it over with. But I have like 1 and a half chapters left so I don’t want to ruin it. At least not ruin it so bad.
Honey In Tea – 7 Votes – Unfortunately, not making progress at all with this one. Still in the background.
Neurotic: Tainted World – 1 Vote – I worked on it somewhat, but still not anywhere near what I wanted so taking my precious time. Yes, I want to finish strong. I could say right now that it will be fifteen chapters. There are lots of explanations to wrap up the saga so it would take some creative manipulation to tie the last two parts in so yeah.
Payback – 2 Votes – Slowed down again. It happens.
Stranded – 2 Votes – And I managed to think up some stuff already, just need to get it on paper.
The Business – 3 Votes – Interestingly popular, and I’m so sorry that I got stuck. But I kept backspacing.
One-shots is now at 20. Still not making progress, but I think it’s better that I focus on getting some of the current ones done. And yet again, that’s my sad lack of progress. Hopefully next time there will be more.
You know what? I’m beginning to feel like the year in review from WordPress doesn’t even justify my accomplishments, especially this past year. So I decided to go all out on the rebellion and make my own post. It might not look as glamorous as WordPress’s version but at least it doesn’t make me look that lazy, lol.
Starting off with some general stats.
Total Posts in 2014: 139 – Yes, posts ONLY. But the number would have gone up if I counted the pages since I usually use ‘pages’ for fanfic updates, except if it’s a one-shot.
Times Updated on People on the Poll: 63 – Looking at the breakdown, it goes to show that I update on whoever I feel like, not having to do with the who is leading the polls, etc. It’s nothing new, it’s like what I said before. It’s not that I placed in the poll just for kicks or just messing with people. But it’s more like I was curious (like I mentioned in the past already) and try not to put myself on pressure as to update according to votes. What I do feel bad about is not updating on Vic and Janine or Nic more like I should have.
Wallace Huo: 8
Ady An: 1
Hu Ge: 1
Vic Chou: 4
Joanne Tseng: 4
Janine Chang: 2
Angela Chang: 1
Xiu Jie Kai: 1
Nicholas Teo: 1
Yvonne Yao: 3
Zhao Jun Ya: 16
Achel Chang/ Zhang Xin Yu: 5
Sophia Chou: 3
Van Fan: 1
Eric Suen: 3
Penny Lin: 3
Jacky Chu: 10
Bianca Bai: 1
Music Reviews: 13 – Not bad, right? I managed to empty the majority of the list I had up. So it’s something to celebrate here.
Fan Fiction: It has been a sad case here since I don’t know when. But I really do apologize for all those waiting for certain stories that have been lagging for the past few years now. It’s just that I didn’t find inspiration to do work with it and didn’t want to end up ruining it more than I already did.
Side Updates: 41 posts – YUP, these have been occupying my time as well. At times, I cheated and posted pictures only, but I swear, some of them were kind of too secretive to talk about. Or some were adaptations that I hadn’t read about yet.
Fu Rong Jin: 5 – It’s going to show like next year, right?
Favorite Scenes Saga: 1 post, but I did have a lot to work on so it wasn’t like I was slacking on purpose
Worth Watching Saga: Managed to publish all 3 I have in the background for the recommendation posts. Plan to launch another one this upcoming year.
Seasons in the Sun: 5
Love Knows No Distance: 2
Gold Pretty Girl/Dan Shen You Yue: 3 – Seriously, been waiting for this to air.
Dong Jiang Heroes: 6
Never Ending Love: 2
Royal Tramp/ The Deer and the Cauldron 2014: 4
Yuan Yue Wan Dao: 1 – Seriously, when is this airing?
Shen Yi Da Dao Gong 2013: 4
Throwback Thursday Saga: 3
Reasons to Stay Positive Saga: 2
What do I want to focus on for this next coming year? More on Couples posts and pages. Not to mention the “Special Profiles” pages that I had suddenly abandoned. There’s also the “All About” saga that I halted all of a sudden as well. So are these my New Year resolutions? No. I seriously don’t want to force myself into that, considering how this is just a blog to share all the randomness that I like. So putting pressure on that would lose the purpose of the blog itself even more. I’m just bringing it up because I want to say I’m not abandoning those completely yet. Although what I would want more is to finally finish some fanfics that I have been lagging since whenever. Wouldn’t that be something?
All right, have a great year next year, everyone! Happy blogging or stalking if you don’t blog! (LOL) See you next year for another random update of the wrap-up from me!
So this is another fanfic update although I’m nowhere near making any sort of progress except for like one. The total number is now 45. It’s because I took “Slanted Thoughts 2” out. So let’s move forward to see what sort of progress I made, right?
Past Fan Fic(s):
Slanted Thoughts 2 – 2 Votes – YES, it’s finished. At long last and WAY overdue too. Yet I did it. Glad that I waited as well.
Current Fan Fics:
Hide & Seek – 21 Votes – STILL NOT DONE! Yeah, I know people who are waiting are so disappointed or beyond outrage at my progress. But I seriously am stuck and I decided at one point to kill all the characters and finish it off. BUT I know that’s just my frustration talking so will wait a little to see if I could turn it around.
Honey In Tea – 4 Votes – Still stuck, two more votes, and I’m so dead meat with some people. But like that’s news. It’s okay though. I’m willing to wait it out.
Neurotic: Tainted World – On hold, obviously.
Payback – 1 Vote – Guess what? I think it might be moving forward again. No promises though. ‘Cause I wrote the last chapter already. So as long as I know what happens in the end, I could work my way back. Hopefully posting the next chapter sometime this coming week. Yet no promises though.
Stranded – 0 Votes – Guess what? I came up with a new solution. I might be merging this into “The Other Extreme“. This means that this will be on the same timeline as TOE. It’s because I thought I could make it different than just some stranded on some island theme. But the characters from TOE might not appear. Since their story is done.
The Business – 0 Votes – Um, I was on a roll for a while and then I had to put it aside again. It didn’t come out as I expected so I had to step back and think about it a bit before continuing on. But I did write the ending already so I will continue to work my way toward that one.
The Dating Game 5 – 1 Vote – Somehow, I’m stuck. I forgot to put some details in and then I decided to just ax it out. I might backtrack though since it seems anti-climatic the way it is now. NOT sure. But this part will be like the last few parts aka being 15 chapters. So let’s see, 8 chapters already, I only have about 6 and a half to go. Yes, I wrote the ending already. It seems like it’s how I work these past few months.
One-shots is now at 18. Maybe I’ll write one for this Christmas. NOT sure.
Vote count is still at 43. But it’s reasonable since I didn’t move at all regarding updates. Well, only a bit so I wouldn’t blame anyone for losing interest.
Current Fan Fics:
Hide & Seek – 21 Votes – I swear I thought I was so done like ages back. Yet I was wrong. Things got in the way.
Honey In Tea – 2 Votes – Then again, I was planning to move forward with this after finishing H&S but behind schedule again. Yet, what’s funny is now Joe & Janine’s new drama’s going to air soon. So yeah…really glad they’re in a new drama together, but would it influence me? Or maybe I wouldn’t watch until after I finish this? LOL! Like how I halted H&C for it.
Neurotic: Tainted World – I swear I should be done with this already since I had plenty of morbid moods to drive this dark story forward. Oh well…probably it had to do with time more than mood.
Payback – 1 Vote – Still not moving forward with it. But I have an idea. I’m changing my mind again about certain parts of the plot.
Slanted Thoughts 2 – 2 Votes – Interestingly, another one I thought I’m done with already. But I guess can’t rush it. I actually like it at this point. Don’t want to ruin it.
Stranded – 0 Votes – Okay, I know I’m deep in with trying to finish others, but I don’t know. The “trying” part is too much so I thought I’m bringing this out to ease things a bit. At least this will be fun. It’s actually part me and part audience participation, nice? Go here for more details.
The Dating Game 5 – YES, I’m not waiting. I’m going to bring this out since I have several chapters going already. At least it will distract from my lack of progress in other stories.
One-shots is still at 17.
What else? Nothing really…yeah, that’s my mood for now. Hopefully, I could accomplish more all around this summer.
When was the last time I updated on this? It was March of last year. I felt it was suitable since I didn’t make as much progress as I had thought. However, I think it’s almost a year now so I’ll go ahead. Vote count is now 43. I took TDG4 out, that’s the only difference.
Past Fan Fic(s):
The Dating Game 4 – 5 Votes – YES, it’s done. It’s been done ages back. Interestingly, that was the only one I managed to move forward last year.
Current Fan Fics:
Hide & Seek – 21 Votes – Almost finished! I need to write 1 1/2 chapters more then it’s done.
Honey In Tea – 2 Votes – Interestingly, vote counts went up slightly for this one. And one more came in recently. Possibly because of Joe and Janine’s latest collaboration? I’ll try to get back into it after I finish H&S.
Neurotic: Tainted World – Will try to get this going again. I already got the ending. Like usual, I work backward. So yeah…
Payback – 1 Vote – I’m actually trying to work the plot a bit more. I seriously don’t want it to turn corny so still working around the plot and making it stronger. It’s hard.
Slanted Thoughts 2 – 2 Votes – I’m almost finished. Just need to write it out since I planned the ending already. YES, it’s almost done. A little bit more tweaking.
Upcoming Fan Fics:
Fresh Essence – This won’t launch until WAY later. Not because I have too much on my plate right now. I do, but it’s just that I worked this into a special collection so it got shuffled into a later time than initially. So yeah.
Gossip Mill – Of course this will get pushed back as well. It’s okay. I had to put it aside anyway. It might go away. NOT sure how it goes.
The Dating Game 5 – I’m not going to post it yet since I’m only in the initial stage. Though I got some parts of the plot worked out, I’m not going to get happy too early like what I did for the previous part and ended up leaving some readers who actually tuned in hanging.
One-shots is now at 17. I finally got out another one-shot so that was something. Mostly, thanks to class that I was forced to write. But not too bad.