Articles by Danielle Gray

About Danielle Gray (1 Article)
Danielle grew up on the East Coast of the United States. At the age of ten, she started writing fan sequels to her childhood favorites after discovering a fanfiction archive for The Secret of NIMH.

How to Use Original Characters to the Best Effect

April 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

The presence of original characters in a fanfiction can alarm some readers, often those who have had bad experiences with poorly written ones before. It’s understandable to be wary, but OCs shouldn’t be immediately written off. With a writer who knows what they’re doing, a well-written OC can add new dimensions to an already fantastic story. Start with Something (or Someone) Familiar A lot of people are put off by the unfamiliar, especially in fanfiction. So, the last thing to do is to //