I think everyone should just give Anna Todd and fanfic writers a break…. #fanfiction

I wont try to hide the fact that I originally skimmed over the Anna Todd story back in October, and followed it up immediately with a dramatic eye roll. Another one, I thought.  For some reason, the story is suddenly making rounds on social media again, and this time, it is accompanied by some pretty nasty comments.  

Anyone who knows me is well aware of the fact that Fifty Shades makes my soul hurt, but my issue with Fifty Shades has nothing to do with the fact that it was a Twilight fanfic. My issue with Fifty Shades is that it is genuinely fucking horrible writing. It’s a story with potential, but it BADLY needs an editing team……and a sexuality reality check. THERE IS NO WAY SHE HAD NEVER SO MUCH AS TOUCHED HER GIRLY BITS BEFORE MEETING MR. PSYCHOPATH!!!!

I’m going to stop myself right there. I am not here to bitch about Fifty Shades of Grey. I could go on and on about what makes Fifty a shitty read for HOURS. I am here to talk about the latest news regarding a fan fiction author hitting it big.

I am completely open to intelligent, RESPECTFUL discussion on this, but any nasty comments will be deleted. We are all adults here and if your argument is valid, you can make your point in well thought out and dignified way. Remember, everyone, like you, is entitled to their opinions.

 

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