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If you want to get a really good idea of ​​what fandom is, it’s always best to start with fanfiction. Fictions reflect the desires, obsessions, ambitions and concerns of the many minds that make up a community of fans; it is no different for USyd. On Archive of our Own (the largest fanfiction archive on …

Sally Rooney is everywhere right now because her highly anticipated third novel was released on September 7th. In Beautiful World, Where Are You, the young Irish author reflects on Catholicism, Generation Y and the literary market. I enjoyed the novel and its precursor Normal People, but not as much as its debut Conversations with Friends. …

| James tynion iv and Martin simmonds‘ The Department of Truth was a smash hit for Image Comics, in a world where conspiracies come true when enough people believe them, with an investigative body led by Lee Harvey Oswald. And now Tynion brings it to Substack. With The Department of Truth: Wild Fictions. It will …

Harry and Meghan: Queen ‘unlikely’ to withdraw titles, expert says Dr Edward Owens has given his opinion on some of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s claims ahead of the release of Harry’s memoir next year, which he announced last week. Harry, 36, said his book will trace his journey from childhood to the present …

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is one of the biggest franchises out there. Naturally, with every great franchise comes a great fan base with an equally large fanfiction archive. Currently the tag for The Avengers (2012) on Archive of Our Own contains 164,241 ready-to-read fanfiction works. The biggest tag on Ao3 for the MCU has 391,866 …

The hashtag “#AlexandriaOcasioSmollett” became a major trend on Twitter on Wednesday as users connected the dots to discover the New York congressman was not in the Capitol building during her “near-death experience” . Since the attack, the 31-year-old Democrat has only intensified the hysteria surrounding her own security, speaking directly to her millions of Instagram …

It has become quite common these days for writers to withdraw their original fanfiction, give the characters a quick name change, and then repost them as original fiction. (See here for my list of books that started as Twilight / Harry Potter products). But what about the other way around? A few now famous writers …

By now, everyone is probably aware of fan fiction’s most famous export, 50 Shades of Gray, which started life as Twilight fan fiction before being released and becoming the soft porn of the day from bored housewives around the world. But if you thought EL James’ spanking festival was racy, you really haven’t read a …

For those unfamiliar with the fanfiction phenomenon, it’s basically when fans of a certain book, TV show, or movie congregate in a dark corner of the internet and rewrite or add to the existing canon through their own stories. Apparently this has been going on since the 1960s within the Star Trek fandom, but the …

If you grew up reading the Harry Potter books at the time of their publication, you knew the agony of duty wait a year or two to get their hands on the next installment in the series. (Of course, that’s nothing compared to this poor A song of fire and ice fans have been there.) …