July 30th, 2009

dean writes

Twenty First Lines (meme)

I saw this meme over at dotfic's journal, and it sounded interesting and not too taxing on the old brain, so I figured I'd give it a shot. Take the first lines of the twenty most recent fics you've written, and see if you notice any patterns, etc.

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So, what did that tell me? That I'm as likely to start with dialogue as with narrative, that I write in both past and present tenses, and that I'm writing het, gen, and slash almost equally (gen wins). Hmmm, what else? That it's hard to tell from my first lines what the tone of the piece is going to be. That I seem to write questions, moments of investigation, as openings. And that I actually don't, surprisingly, have twenty SPN fics here. Huh.

Who else wants to play?