by CorruptionCentral - 1/16/2014 6:10 PM
We have all seen here how a single good idea or Storyline can spawn multiple divergent tales. Many times the contributors of one tale have very different writing styles and preferences in fan fiction fetishes than the contributors of others yet the Storyline is the same no matter how many variants there are.
My main concern is not disappointing readers open a chapter only to find it has nothing to do with the story they were looking forward to reading or frustrating authors when well meaning contributors add something completely out of context with the story due to them mistaking the tale they added to for another divergent tale from the same base Storyline.
Is there any preferred way to track the divergent stories and keep things straight? Does anyone have any helpful suggestions or opinions on this subject they would like to share?
by Helen-Troy - 2/18/2014 10:02 AM
Well, it won't stop you from clicking, but I like to write a brief recap of characters and/or situations at the top of each post. Obviously, not an ideal solution, especially for story lines with lots of characters.
by C.King - 2/18/2014 1:52 PM
Options: For Ring of Truth, I used a category tag for it. Also thought of one for Master PC, but that is less of a problem for it. This is part of the benefits of tags, since if defined in depth one could find all of the chapters you are looking for. But as time goes on, such categories might need to be managed for easier access. This has a benefit as you can go back into your chapters, and usually only your chapters unless you are an editor, and add categories and/or edit your posts. Another option is the idea of being able to either remove the storyline into separate storylines, or with permission, the ability of reports it as separate. Tricky, but possible. Let's also face it, main ideas and storylines borrow from each other at times, if only because they use the same sources. I think Superstories will not likely object to either, as long as it is done in a polite and respectful manner. Because I think that is what they are looking for from the members here. And most if not all of the writers here give it. Save one or two trolls/spammers.
by C.King - 2/18/2014 2:00 PM
Also I would add to the Search process the ability to choose options with any of the chosen category ( say putting in Spider-man and Harem to get all Spider-man and all Harem episodes) or just those topics together ( Spider-man and Harem to get all Spider-man harem episodes).Just my thoughts and two cents...
RE: Walking Kink vs Disney by gothamalleyviper Created on Apr 14 2014 7:39PM
Walking Kink vs Disney by gothamalleyviper Created on Apr 14 2014 7:27PM
RE: HHH Discussion by colleem Created on Apr 8 2014 12:05PM
RE: HHH Discussion by solddate Created on Apr 8 2014 11:56AM
RE: HHH Discussion by colleem Created on Apr 8 2014 11:17AM
RE: HHH Discussion by solddate Created on Apr 8 2014 10:19AM
RE: HHH Discussion by colleem Created on Apr 8 2014 2:15AM
RE: HHH Discussion by solddate Created on Apr 7 2014 6:24PM
RE: HHH Discussion by colleem Created on Apr 7 2014 1:34PM
HHH Discussion by solddate Created on Apr 7 2014 9:27AM
RE: Discussion of Susan's Secret Life by CJ Created on Apr 16 2014 6:20PM
RE: Discussion of Susan's Secret Life by CorruptionCentral Created on Apr 16 2014 6:54AM
RE: X-Men; Blue Flu by gothamalleyviper Created on Apr 15 2014 7:51PM
RE: X-Men; Blue Flu by gothamalleyviper Created on Apr 14 2014 7:29PM
X-Men; Blue Flu by Gorel Created on Apr 14 2014 7:19PM
Ben 10 Genderswap story by Fanfic Fetishist Created on Apr 14 2014 1:15AM
RE: black queen by gothamalleyviper Created on Apr 12 2014 8:36PM
RE: The Walking Kink by gothamalleyviper Created on Apr 12 2014 2:24PM
The Walking Kink by supersizeme198 Created on Apr 12 2014 2:09AM
RE: Open HHH chat by solddate Created on Apr 11 2014 10:02PM
RE: The story chapter went own agenda on me by abashful1 Created on Feb 25 2014 12:15PM
The story chapter went own agenda on me by gothamalleyviper Created on Feb 25 2014 7:20AM
RE: SheVenom and Starfire by CALIBAN3K Created on Jul 6 2013 2:36AM
SheVenom and Starfire by nickfav69 Created on Jul 4 2013 9:00PM
Futa by Kackbratze105 Created on Jun 13 2013 5:39PM
RE: New Stories by colleem Created on Dec 15 2012 9:47AM
RE: New Stories by Perry Mason Created on Dec 10 2012 12:18AM
RE: New Stories by Perry Mason Created on Dec 9 2012 2:45AM
Black7's stories by thomasbilkin Created on Nov 3 2012 4:10PM
New Stories by colleem Created on Oct 30 2012 3:51PM
Gorel - 4/16/2014 9:56 PM
No worries Gothamalleyviper, late night sugar binges are good muses for writing.
gothamalleyviper - 4/16/2014 8:59 PM
OK that wasn't as good I had envisioned.
gothamalleyviper - 4/15/2014 7:50 PM
Awesome Gorel, Now the stage is set for my idea! Call next chapter of Blue-Flu!
dunloprobert - 4/15/2014 5:17 PM
cheers venkman. very good indeed, i am looking forward to the next instalment.
Fanfic Fetishist - 4/13/2014 10:11 PM
Two new chapters of my Ben 10 story.
tmon6219 - 4/13/2014 7:16 PM
Excellent work be sure to finish it if nobody else helps.
tmon6219 - 4/13/2014 7:16 PM
gothamalleyviper - 4/13/2014 4:45 PM
Well I know a few have waited for this, a new Rubber Queen chapter
dunloprobert - 4/13/2014 12:41 PM
venkman. sorry to pester you, but can i have more of fausta's revenge please?
exidor455 - 4/13/2014 6:42 AM
Had another little idea for Sue Storm/Mephisto, so popped it on there. Hope you like it!
You must be a member to post to the wall