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Snowflake Challenge Day 15 
15th-Jan-2018 04:53 pm
James - my name
Day 15

In your own space, write a love letter to Fandom in general, to a particular fandom, to a trope, a relationship, a character, or to your flist/circle/followers. Share your love and squee as loud as you want to.


Thank you Spike and James, and BtVS,

You have given me so much. For the first time ever I wanted to write something ... having been told never to attempt anything (by an English teacher). But, that final episode needed to be changed, and so my fan-fic writing was started. And in looking through the internet I began to realise hat others felt the same. And, so I arrived at LJ.

James your acting just jumped out of the TV at me. The first episode I saw was "Lies" from season 7, and in 40 mins you were 2 separate people. For the first time I saw what an actor could do. In gradually increasing my contact within LJ and fandom, I discovered that you came to England .... and found that I was missing out on something. So in 2007 I decided I would go to London to one of your gigs .... my first ever concert. Through contact with others I found somewhere to sleep, so decided I would travel up to Milton Keynes to meet you in person. Thank you for that inspiration - I have been to other gigs of your, and have met some amazing people, some of whom are now good friends.

I somehow, via LJ, got myself challenged to attempt art-work ... not bad for someone who is colourblind.

So, I have done more things than I would ever have imagined, met people who are special to me ... all after watching 1/2 an episode of BtVS.  In seeing that episode I ended up buying the DVDs, and overall have watched TV series and films that otherwise would not have been something that I would have even thought of,

THANK YOU, JAMES
Comments 
15th-Jan-2018 05:11 pm (UTC)
Fandom is a really good way to meet people both online and in person isn't it!
16th-Jan-2018 12:16 pm (UTC)
I am really pleased I took the plunge and went.
16th-Jan-2018 03:41 pm (UTC)
Buffy, Spike specifically, is what also brought me to the internet looking for ~more, too! I'm glad you found a community and had some lovely experiences. ♥
3rd-Feb-2018 02:21 pm (UTC)
Sorry for the delay in answering.

The great thing about Buffy and Spike (and all the stories, etc) is that they are strong characters that can unite, and cause much fun.
21st-Jan-2018 04:52 pm (UTC)
Great :D


I would do a Who one but it's probably not good to vent the venom and rage and loathing I have for Stephen Moffat and as a proxy to that he made me feel about my show... Luckily The Doctor is a she now, with a new showrunner so all that will slip away later this year as I watch my show anew :)
3rd-Feb-2018 02:23 pm (UTC)
Sorry for the delay in answering.

Oh well, I am not looking forward to a female Dr ... for lots of reasons. However I had this debate with one of my nephews, and he agreed with me when I reminded him of the whole River Song (and child) story-line!!! So ... have I now confused you further!!
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