We were asked about our experience writing for St. Helena Vineyards Kindle World and for me, specifically, about writing Fan Fiction.
… here’s the snippet from my part of the article –
However, authors writing in Kindle Worlds, have been stigmatized in the past. One of the powerhouse 18, Reina Torres (Finding Home & Playing With Fire) got her start writing fan faction. “I’ve written it for years. And sometimes you talk to someone and say those two words and you see this cringe or a sour twist of their mouth. That’s one of the stigmas, the idea that it’s all terrible, gum-on-the-soles-of-your-shoes fiction.” But Torres believes it’s all about love, that people write fan fiction because they love a series so much they don’t want it to end, noting, “Now with Kindle Worlds, we can have more!”