A funny question: Putting #fanfiction in your resume (Revision)


Here is a small revision of my now deleted post. I was rushing out the door when I posted the previous one and I’m sorry. I’m sure there was more that I wanted to add, and I should’ve checked it better.

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I found this funny question lying somewhere on the net, and I forgot where. It quickly met with an answer of rejection. But instead of saying “No” and leaving it at that, I thought about it a bit more diligently.

First, I probably understand the point of asking the question. You want to provide writing samples such as for magazine or newspaper articles so you can look like an author; news media, including the spread of misinformation, imbue the online and social media.

Second, you were passionate about the work you created despite any kind of quality. Some need work, some put their hair and heart into it for sure, some think they are arrogantly or truthfully, creative. You have something to show.

Third, there is the protection of one’s product or property. Whether you like it or not, the practice of fanfiction is disagreeable here and there. It is thanks to advocates of freedom of expression and of parody being a legal medium of entertainment that fanworks are given positive critique. Some published authors have written fanfiction as well.

LINK: Professional Author Fanfic Policies (FANLORE w/references)

So what is the answer?

I’d go with “no”. I also thought of why the question was given a “no” from where I found it; the word “no” can also mean that there should be alternatives.

Here is the negative part: I took consideration in the influence of the website that you place your work in.

Fanfiction, especially Fanfiction.net, which is considered the core site for where the works are found, can be a literature cesspool. I myself have ambivalent views. If you put in a link such as “https://www.fanfiction.net/~TelsaDagger” (not real by the way) in your resume or cover level, it might look pretty strange. However, people see themselves as authors and you, once in a while, can find a good product.

I also thought that this may be the most important reason: You’re not aspiring to become a published author or land your article in a reading medium by springing off the back of another unless you’re doing news or some other kind of non-fiction.

If you look at the guidelines of manuscript submissions, even for books or comics, you realize that your creativity matters. The base that you will provide matters. That is the usual case — your aspect that you must make exist. Also, when you do work on getting a writer’s job or do publishing, you have to offer reasons as to why you’re qualified and why should your writing be approved? Will your writing aim be a success? Think of the readers.

Do not think Inuyasha. Not Olympus. Not The Hunger Games. Not Rick and Morty. Not Big Bang Theory. Not Game of Thrones.

When it comes to fanfiction and one’s life, you need to know are you legally able to write (or translate) derivative work? Are you given the permission? Does the publisher, the person (or people/company) who concocted the work gave you the permission? Do you shoot to become a writer for DC Comics or Disney for example?

In any case, it’s not like the work you made can’t be inspired into something else. Also, as fanfiction is writing, you’ll have the mentality of an author.

From ‘Fifty Shades’ to ‘After’: Why publishers want fan fiction to go mainstream (WASHINGTON POST)

Check out Attack on Titan Anthology, an reinterpretation of Isayama Hajime’s original work. Various artists provided their own spin and style on AoT.

As you can see, Attack of Titan was an international success, whether you agree or not, and it makes sense to do this anthology.

I hope this is fair.

I even thought of saying “How about posting fanfics elsewhere?” For example, what if I posted my fanfics on this blog? But ultimately, I still thought the word “No”.

Another Sketch a Day?! #BATIM #ThunderForce


Late at night, I just did this. Do you know Bendy and the Ink Machine?

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Also did this tonight.

This one is just an original character that I thought of for the Thunder Force game series (maybe a short story). I am going to talk about THUNDER FUTURE one day. Even if it’s just a M-pencil, I thought it was a bit refined. It was also a good reminder that proportions still pose a huge problem, despite taking it slowly. I even flipped it to one side and upside down to figure it out. This will take a lot of work after all.

He looks a bit of a greenhorn, which is good. He is young, but I also wanted him to have a bit of an impulsive face since he hates the Thunder Force’s main antagonist The ORN EMPIRE.

Doggie Sketch a Day – From various days


A sketchbook is a sketchbook; I’m still stuck in the initial idea stage. I can’t point to which days I’ve did these and how long they took.

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The Red Comet World | 8 Great Rivals from the Robot Japanese anime genre (Part 4) #Auris #Char


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We’re at the halfway point, and I wanted to mention GUNDAM at one point.

Char Aznable was a commanding officer in the Zeon Republic and the focal threat for  Amuro Rei, the main character of Mobile Suit Gundam. That’s the first title to this long-running series, and after that, there’s always been a masked man (or any guy hiding his eyes or face) that follows in the impression of giving the protagonist hell.

Thinking over the series as a whole, I kept wondering over which masked man/rival should I put on this list? I thought of the majority of the series, including Rau Le Cruset from SEED, Chronicle of V and Scwartz of G; for those who don’t have a mask, there’s Gato of STARDUST, Haman, and Daryl of THUNDERBOLT. Who’d be the best fighter that the main character is determined to face? I don’t even mind mentioning Luin Li of the Capital Guard (G of Reconguista).

I’ll have to go with the beginning, the one who started it all, even though he isn’t the most interesting fellow. Char Aznable has his own spin off, his movie, two artificial beings based off of him. No one can doubt that he has massive influence on this series, in real life, and in other products, really coming from the core of the first gundam series. His C.V Ikeda Shuuichi even calls Char “the main character”. It suits him well considering Char’s parents died, and that’s a typical case for gundam main characters 😉

His lines and nickname “The RED COMET” are often parodied as well, as well as a masked (or red-related) character that Ikeda Shuuchi plays (ie: Shanks from ONE PIECE). There’s even an Amuro-Char reverse parody in Detective Conan. Matter of fact, I think Char and Amuro are one of the most intense rivalries in the gundam series along with Gato and Kou in the short SATRDUST MEMORY series. In fact, the radical TITANS movement in Z Gundam was perpetrated to the actions of Gato and his superior Delaz.

Amuro and Char has constantly fought with each other, thus the latter’s mention. Consistent fighting, creating a new war, a long-time influence, a real-life connection, etc.

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Notable Mention (?)

Yuuki Tatsuya, AKA: Meijin Kawaguchi, is the main rival of Sei Iori and Reiji in GUNDAM BUILD FIGHTERS. However, he isn’t the primary rival in the second season of BUILD FIGHTERS TRY, but still shows his might. I asked myself would I place Yuuki over Char? In conclusion, I said no. There is no denying this kid’s skill. Reiji had an absolute, burning desire to beat Yuuki just as much as Amuro did with Char. However, Build Fighters is a fun parody, shorter, and the battles between Yuuki and main are few in comparison. And since it is a part on a sports genre, Gunpla Battle, there are inevitably a TON of a rivals that intervene in the series that even the main rival has to put down in order to reach the top.

And Yuuki doesn’t parody Char’s lines, but he does use red units, including a Zaku, and he parodies the 0079 opening theme (ie: Moeagaru! Gunpla!“). So maybe Yuuki is theme song parodier ;D Even in second season, it’s the Fighter Try’s OP theme “CERULEAN”

GENKAI NANTE NAI!” (“There are no LIMITS!”)

World Influence
There is too many to mention. but this is one of my favorites. A Char-based TOYOTA Auris was build.

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SOURCE: Zeonic Toyota’s Auris II w/Ikeda Shuuichi (CAR WATCH)

Some Specifications:

  • Double (4 cylinders) OverHead Cam Inline engine. Either 1.2, 1.8 or 1.5 liter.
  • 2WD or 4WD. Front wheel drive.
  • 7 speed-Continuously variable transmission

FREED-san inspects the car. THE SOUND!:

SKE48’s Furukawa Airi rides

#WHATTHEFLUFF DRIVE THRU FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S Prank by @TheMagicofRahat


Official Website: https://www.facebook.com/MagicofRahat/

Twitter: @magicofrahat

This was too funny to pass up.

Long story, short: Rahat is an efficient magician and has a channel dedicated to not just his various tricks, but pranking others with them. A lot of my favorite videos are when he goes through the Drive Thrus and pranks the workers.

Rahat even supported the Homeless and has does a commercial for Toyota.

This is his most recent video , a homage to the net famous Five Nights at Freddy’s horror game series. The reactions to the drive thru workers shows the effect the Freddy series has on the world. The Freddy animatronics are as memorable in today’s generation just as Chucky, Jason, and Freddy are throughout pop culture and history.

FNAF Steam website: Five_Nights_at_Freddys

Why do I love Monster Rancher? (Part 3)


Previous Articles:

  • Part 1
  • Part2
  • Continuing on with my “10 Best Monsters” list, perhaps reducing it to one per entry a week for the sake of time, and for the sake of getting something complete.

    GLOSSARY:

    • Guts/Guts Regeneration: Points needed to use monster attacks during battle
    • Parameters: Monster stats. There are five: Life, Power, Intelligence, Speed, Accuracy/Skill, and Defense.
    • Tochikan: Demonym for the Ancient Tochika People. There are many shrines.

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    NAGAThe Brutal Snake!

    • Appearances: MFA, MF2, MFA2, MF3 (PS2)、MF5、MFDS2
    • Style: Keep strong and hitting; shaving off a life.
    • Profiles: MFDS2, MRA2
    • Signature attacks: Stab, Tail Sweep, Drill Assault, Poison, Eye Beam.

    A monster that is just as familiar as Suezo, Mocchi, Dino and Hare. It’s name means snake or a dragon, has a brutal nature, and attacks with its large claws and tail, plus the stinger on its tail contains  a toxin. Because of the viciousness, Naga thinks of nothing but victory against an enemy.

    Fighting Style: Naga has adequate life, slow Guts, and isn’t too fast, nor does it have the best defense, so it uses accurate hits to slow down and disorient an enemy. It’s a deadly foe because of the force within the hits. It doesn’t do knockout blows such as Hare and Golem, but if swift and forceful enough in the blows, and it won’t go down quickly because of the high Life parameter, the Naga should be approached carefully.

    Anime: Like Gali, Naga is also one of the Four Devas of Warumon (English: Big Bad Four) under Moo. His ruthless character is suitable.
    He is responsible for the destruction of Holly and Suezo’s town. C.V is Kobayashi Kazuya (小林 和矢) from 81 Produce, but he’s particularly elusive. For some reason, Naga’s voice has an echo effect in the original version, while the English version is much like a gravely snake.

    Commentary on NAGA (Ameblo: Hakka)

    Watch a Naga/Plant in action. With the Plant being a sub-breed, Naga’s Life Parameter and Guts increases.

    Naga/Tiger video series (Youtube: Onoki)

    Marriage Status in danger | Monster Hunter RIDE ON Ep 5-36 Run down #mhst_rideon


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    The series is near its end; we have 48 episodes and I’m going to keep it short.

    Of course, there are spoilers.

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