Where Fanfiction, Music and Video All Crossover: The Fanvid

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

If you have any interest in fanfiction, Tumblr or fan activity, you’ve probably run across a fanvid on YouTube or elsewhere. For those of you who haven’t, a fanvid is kind of the video version of fanfiction, where fans take clips from a show or movie and put them to music, usually to [...]

Great Guide/Roundup on Fanfiction

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
March 16, 2015 // 0 Comments just posted an awesome roundup of fanfiction, what it is, why we write it and some basic history. Did you know that the most popular fandom isn’t a movie or TV show? It’s the band One Direction. Obviously I’m in the wrong demographic because I’ve never heard [...]

On fandom and fanfiction

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
October 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

This article started out as a response to a comment on this post, but it quickly grew beyond a comment. The comment was a question about the recent quotes by Benedict Cumberbatch regarding fan fiction. His comments about Johnlock fiction upset a number of people in the Sherlock fandom and spawned, [...]

Amazon expands Kindle Worlds with seven new titles

By Susan Lulgjuraj
February 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Amazon’s fanfic publishing arm Kindle Worlds has expanded. The company announced seven new additions on Wednesday. One of the biggest names is Veronica Mars. “Veronica Mars’ fans are amazingly loyal and anything we can do to give them more access to her world and that of her character is [...]

How to Find Great Fanfiction, With Little Hassle

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
January 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

If you think the slushpile in self-published fiction is large, just imagine the difficulties of finding good fanfiction. I’ve been reading and writing fanfiction for many years, and I’ve seen it all, from stories so good I forgot I was reading a fanwork to stories so bad I [...]

Plagiarism! (or, "You Can't Make This Stuff Up")

By libertyc
June 26, 2013 // 5 Comments

There’s a story making the rounds of KBoards right now that just gets weirder the more you read about it. I started following it when I noticed this thread had been locked: UPDATE: #113 on Kindle and #70 on B&N OK, I thought. Someone went too far on self-promotion, and a moderator shut [...]

How to download properly-formatted fanfiction the easy way

By libertyc
February 11, 2013 // 9 Comments

Fanfiction is one of the easiest sources of free reading to track down online. I use it liberally to stretch my e-reading dollars, and if you are selective, you can find enough good writing to keep you in reading material for a long time. Traditionally, one of the downsides of fanfiction is getting [...]

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