I pride myself on being a MS paint Goddess, but I’m also a writer. I’ve been writing fan-fiction for years. I wrote a novel. I want to be the next 50 Shades of Grey- but not for the reason you expect.
Like E.L James I wrote a book that started out as a fan-fiction. What started as the story of Space marines from the inspiring series Red vs Blue https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCII0hP2Ycmhh5j8lS4cexBQ
Became the story of North Dakota.
Dakota Sons (82,136 words) is the story of two lives intertwining over the span of three years. 15 year old Sean Foster has struggled with Cystic Fibrosis all his life. With his body in constant pain all he ever wanted was to feel normal in his own skin.
Diego Quinto is a disabled military veteran, who has a strained relationship with his daughter, Jen. When Sean and Jen start dating, both men experience a sense of hope. Sean makes Jen happy, encouraging her to improve her relationship with her father. And Jen teaches Sean how to live life to the fullest despite his illness.
Jen becomes pregnant, she is sent away to live with her grandma, unaware that her father came to his decision to protect Jen from her mother who would have insisted on an abortion. As Diego’s marriage falls apart Sean finds a trail of evidence that suggests Diego’s wife is physically abusive. When fate reunites Sean and Jen in California Sean must help Jen reconnect with her father before it’s too late.
“When I think of heaven
Deliver me in a black-winged bird
I think of flying down into a sea of pens and feathers
And all other instruments of faith and sex and God
In the belly of a black-winged bird.”- Rain King by Counting Crows