Fic-ception: a FanFic of a FanFic Challenge Have you ever read a fanfic and thought to yourself, I love this story! I love how they did this one thing that was amazing! I wonder what would happen if this other thing happened instead? Yeah, that’s kinda vague, but I think we’ve all read stories that affect our head canon, that transforms the way we think of a plot line, or we just can’t stop thinking about it and want to know more. Have you ever wanted to write a fanfic of that fanfic? Well now’s your chance! You could write an AU of your favorite AU! You could change one little detail of a story that has massive consequences. You can take a headcanon idea and run with it. Basically, whatever you’d do with a book, movie, or TV show fanfic, you’d do with another fanfic. There are some pretty strict rules with this one, so please read carefully! Rules/How To Participate: If the story is posted here on the JCF you MUST have permission from the original author to write a Fic-ception of their story. (See FAQ for possible questions on this rule.) You MUST put the original fanfic title, author, and link to the story at the top of your story When you post a link to your story in this thread, please include the title and author of the fanfic you are fic-ceptioning. This should not be a “I didn’t like this ending/way this story went” type fanfic. This should be a case where you love something so much you want to write a fanfic of it. We’re celebrating other fanfic authors with our own fanfic. Please limit how much you are taking word for word from the original fanfic. If you want to post a small section at the top to give some reference that is fine, but it needs to be clear those are the other author's words (so for example, put the whole section in italics and then at the end put the title and author of the original fic). In your own story, it shouldn't be more than a few sentences at most. See example under the spoiler: Spoiler: Quoting the other story: This is the section I'm taking from another authors story to give some background so that my story makes sense. It can be a sentence or a pharagraph, it just needs to clearly show it's not my writing which is why it's in italics. - The Story Rules by anotherauthor - - - <- Some kind of page break This is where my story would begin. This is open to Star Wars and Non-Star Wars Fanfiction Challenge Length: In order to give you time to think, ask permission and write, you'll have 10 weeks + a few days. Challenge ends: December 31st FAQ: The story I want to write a fic-ception for is old and the author isn’t around any longer/ I don't get an answer from the author, can I still write the story? It depends, we’ll take this on a case by case basis. Please PM the mods with a link to the story you want to use as your inspiration. Can I use a fic that isn’t posted on the boards? Yes, but the polite thing to do is to still ask permission. We obviously can’t really investigate things off the boards so if an author should contact us and say they didn’t give permission and don’t want the story to remain, your story will be removed immediately. *Note: any story you link to must follow the board rules, so the story, even though it’s off boards, must be compliant with our rules. Can I use someone’s OCs? This is part of the permission. If someone gives you permission to make a fanfic of their fanfic, the use of OCs is understood, unless they specifically ask you not to use them. What if they say no? Then sorry, you’ll have to pick a different story to use as your inspiration. Some people may want to hear your idea or read a draft before they say yes or no, it’s up to you if you are willing to do that or not.