Yesterday, I asked Fish of Gold readers for guest posts for Stories That Must Not Die. I was asked a question as to whether or not we allowed fiction on STMND. It was a question I had never considered since no one had asked it.
I checked with my fellow admins, and after much debate, we’re a hung jury on the matter. We’re roughly half for and half against.
I was no help since I vacillated wildly on my answer. At first, I said I thought it would be alright as long as it was fiction rooted in personal experience, or what I call autobiographical fiction.
Then, I changed my vote to no since perhaps this is more of a place for personal experience, not fiction.
I changed my vote again. Some of my most personal stories have been written through fiction, because sometimes, you need that distance to tell…
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