A piece of fiction within a fandom utilizing characters and situations from a pre-existing work including (but not limited to) books, television programs, films, and comic strips. Typically separated into het, slash, and general genres. Often used to play out AU scenarios and/or various romantic pairings not found in the original work. Distributed via mailing lists, blogs, and zines. Heavily archived online
Throughout 90’s individual fan hosted internet archives were developed to collect and host the old and new fanfics. Fanfiction 1998
Canon, au, crossover, hp twilight, star wars, lost, boondock saints naruto
A story might start out normal and quickly turn into a porn plot without noticeUnless you really want to know, don’t search for it.Be Cautious!!! If you thought about it there’s a fanfic for it!
Bad fanfiction: Common IdentifiersBad spelling, overused trope, high school setting, college setting, first person, next generation, mary sues, oc, crossovers, timetravel
Beta-reading, commenting, community support, good commenters bad commenters, flames, original author supportI just wrote and deleted a long note on the utter arrogance of telling your readers you are not interested in useful feedback and growth as a writer, yet still begging for reviews. It has been replaced by this short comment. The A/N is very off-putting and dashes any actual interest in the following story itself. Please note: not one word about style or grammar was said here
seen as gaps or excesses in the unfolding of the story: that is, they introduce potential plots which can not be fully told or extra details which hint at more than can be revealed. Readers, thus, have a strong incentive to continue to elaborate on these story elements, working them over through their speculations, until they take on a life of their own. Fan fiction can be seen as an unauthorized expansion of these media franchises into new directions which reflect the reader's desire to "fill in the gaps" they have discovered in the commercially produced material.
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