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  Fan fiction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fan fiction (also commonly spelled as fanfiction and frequently abbreviated to fanfic) is a broadly defined term for fiction about characters or settings written by fans of the original work, rather than by the original creators.
Fan fiction is also seen by many as a modern equivalent of the oral literature tradition of shared stories.
Fan fiction as it is understood now began at least as early as the 17th century, with unauthorized published sequels to such works as Don Quixote[1]; the turn of the 19th century also produced parodies and revisions of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland by authors including Frances Hodgson Burnett and E.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fan_fiction   (1941 words)

 Chilling Effects Clearinghouse: Fan Fiction
Fan fiction stories may be derivative works because they use the copyright protected characters from someone else's creation.  Now that many fan fiction authors publish on the Internet, copyright holders can use search engines to discover their characters being used in unauthorized or unapproved ways.
Fan fiction authors who distribute their work commercially may be accused of trademark dilution in addition to other intellectual property violations.
Not all fan fiction is a violation of law - the purpose of these pages is to describe for fan fiction authors possible legal problems, in the hopes that the writers can then avoid these problems.
www.chillingeffects.org /fanfic   (895 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - Fan Fiction - a User's Guide - A632062
Fan fiction is a channel for creative writing within a predefined setting, a way to share ideas with other fans, a means to explore facets of popular characters that the author feels have been underplayed, and an excuse to write torrid sex scenes featuring the unlikliest of pairings (cf Slash, Gen, 'Ship).
The best fan fiction is that which manages to capture the vital spark at the heart of its characters and setting, and in doing so reads almost like canon material, however 'out there' the events.
The devoted fan base that creates fan fiction in the first place is possessed of such an encyclopaedic knowledge of the setting, such an affectionate familiarity with the characters, that any substantial deviation is keenly felt.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/alabaster/A632062   (5215 words)

 FAQ about Fan Fiction -- Chilling Effects Clearinghouse
In order to prove copying, it must be shown that the fan fiction author copied the work (either through direct or indirect evidence), and some of the copied elements are protected and that the "audience" of the work would also find similar elements.
Now that many fan fiction authors publish on the Internet, copyright holders (regardless of whether they are individual authors or corporations) can easily use search engines to discover their characters being used in unauthorized or unapproved ways.
The most important defense for fan fiction authors, however, is "fair use." Under this doctrine, it is permissible to use limited portions of a work including quotes, for purposes such as commentary, criticism, news reporting, and scholarly reports.
www.chillingeffects.org /fanfic/faq.cgi   (7164 words)

 Scrivener's Error: Warped Weft
"Fan Fiction" is fiction written by fans (recalling that the word "fan" is an elision of "fanatic" is not out of place!) and set in the universe of their fanaticism.
These writers claim that their fan fiction is a "work of love" that is noncommercial in nature, and therefore cannot possibly infringe a mark.
Fan fiction frequently has some kind of disclaimer stating that it is not authorized, which limits (does not, contrary to belief among many, eliminate) the likelihood of finding apparent confusion as to origin, sponsorship, or approval of the material.
www.authorslawyer.com /weft/fanfic.shtml   (11939 words)

 Distraction - The Journal of Fan Fiction Studies
Fan fiction (alternately called fanfiction, fan-fiction, fanfic, fic or FF) is fiction written by fans using the characters and/or universe of a published work, television series, film, video game, role-playing game, celebrity or historical figure.
Fan fiction authors comprise an equally diverse range of ages and occupations.
It is our hope that the journal and its accompanying resources, including a regularly updated bibliography of published work on fan fiction, will serve as a hub for fanfiction scholarship and research.
www.fanfiction-studies.net   (481 words)

 The Official P/T Collective Archive
True web "publishing" is rare, but some of the best fiction today is being written by on-line authors, and this fanfic is finding its way into the print world through various fan publishers culling their submissions from the 'net.
If you love to write fan fiction and don't have the time, or inclination, to research, edit, plot, re-write, and polish—unless your talent and innate skills are very great—the result is simply going to be of a lower calibre than that of a writer who does take it more seriously.
Online fan fiction adopted the term several years ago to refer to volunteer copy and content editors who preview a story and provide critical and constructive feedback to help the author whip a story into shape before it is loosed upon the world.
www.loony-archivist.com /ptcarchive/faql.html   (4386 words)

 Ashton Press Fan Fiction
Leslie Fish now has her own fan fiction archive hosted at Ashton Press.
Holiday Fan Fiction at Ashton Press — A multi-fandom, multi-genre archive of stories centered around any of the Winter holidays, such as Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Winter Solstice, and so on.
Fan Fiction Recommendations -- This page lists some of our favorite Highlander writers to be found on the internet.
fanfic.ashtonpress.net   (3073 words)

 Mature Fan Fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
I, myself have not the courage to write fan fiction or general fiction stories.
Pirates of the Caribbean and Rammstein slash fan fiction by Marquesate, the author of the original military gay erotic fiction 'Her Majesty's Men'.
Fan fiction from a G to a R or NC-17 rating about Scott Summers/Cyclops from the X-men.
h.webring.com /hub?ring=maturefanfiction   (1194 words)

 Writing Fan Fiction 
Fan Fiction on the Net - A guide to fan fiction on-line including newsgroups, mailing lists, web pages, and ftp archives.
Features fiction from Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, Highlander, The Tomorrow People and various crossovers, but all TV universes are welcome.
Tim North's Fan Fiction - Original stories and screenplays for Lois and Clark, Moonlighting, Cybill, Star Trek, MASH and more.
www.ability.org.uk /writing_fan_fiction.html   (661 words)

 Fan Fiction Collective
Fan fiction for everything from Phantom of the Opera to Notre Dame de Paris, Silence of the Lambs and Gargoyles, X-Men and Harry Potter, and original fics as well!
this is a new fan fiction archive for Highlander, Buffy, Roswell, and Stargate.
Fan fiction stories with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters (with the Shredder as one of the main characters).
d.webring.com /hub?ring=fanfictioncollec   (1779 words)

 UO Stratics Fan Fiction
Fan Fiction needs to be submitted in either an MS Word document or a plain Text Document.
It is IMPORTANT that entries be e-mailed directly to Joshua Rowan with "Fan Fiction Contest" in the Subject Field.
All other entries, as long as they meet requirements, will be displayed on an upcoming UO Fan Fiction Section along with the name and shard of the author.
uo.stratics.com /content/contests/fanfiction/fanfiction.shtml   (2766 words)

 RPGFan - Fan Fiction - Silent the Universe - August 04, 2005
I know fan sections like these don't often have their own sense of community (although I wish they did), but as the operator here, I'd like to open some dialogue with those of you who grace me with your work every so often.
Even if you aren't one of the people who've been subject to that sort of criticism, it may be of some use to you in realising your worth as an author.
Phantasy Star IV Chaz retreats into his memories and takes note of all which has transpired as he lives the aftermath of End of the Millennium.
www.rpgfan.com /fanfics.html   (650 words)

 Amazon.com: The Democratic Genre: Fan Fiction in a Literary Context: Books: Sheenagh Pugh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet by Karen Hellekson
The Democratic Genre: Fan Fiction in a Literary Context by Sheenagh Pugh $17.95
Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet by Karen Hellekson $35.00
www.amazon.com /Democratic-Genre-Fiction-Literary-Context/dp/1854113992   (628 words)

 Tangor's Pastiche & Fan Fiction - In the style of Edgar Rice Burroughs!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Tangor's Pastiche and Fan Fiction - In the style of Edgar Rice Burroughs!
Texas Pete stayed at the ranch as long as he could, but when the urge to travel was too great to ignore he put spur to horse and lit a shuck!
THE RATNAZ FILES The Lord of the Leaves rules in a monster parody of vine swingers and adventure fiction.
www.erblist.com /fanfiction/index.html   (2669 words)

 Xena/Ares Fan Fiction Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
As far as anyone can tell me, the termapparently originated with the fans of Star Trek: The Original Series who were partial to the Kirk/Spock relationship.
The Xena/Ares Fan Fiction Library houses a large number of hand picked fan fiction stories dedicated to showing the many facets of the Xena, Warrior Princess, and Ares, God of War, relationship.
On the fictions, there will be navigation at the bottom of each page, or you may right click on the page to bring up a more extensive menu.
www.xenaaresfiction.com   (572 words)

 Jedi Council Forums - Fan Fiction
Fan Fiction Resource - A forum for both writers and readers of Fan Fiction to socialise and find out more about their community as well as to seek assistance about the various aspects of writing and reading Star Wars Fan Fiction.
Fan Fiction Stories--Classic JC Board (Reply-Only) - The classic, all era board.
Reply-only--current stories may continue as they are; all new stories should be posted in the appropriate era...
boards.theforce.net /default.asp?cat=10051   (218 words)

 Backstreet.net: Links
A Change of Heart This is a NICK fan fic about an aspiring actress who gets to be in the boys video.
A Nick Carter Fan Fiction-Ever After He was the rich one,she was the peasant that worked in his home,this is a romance,that includes,love,hatred,lies...
AJ Fan Fiction- When Words Just Aren't Enough If there is a time to say all men are bastards, it comes now.
www.backstreet.net /links/bsb/fan-fiction-a-0001.html   (1036 words)

 J-Fan - Anime:Fan Fiction
Anime Genesis Fan Fiction Archive - Channel of fanfiction from various authors.
Neon Genesis Evangelion: R - A fully illustrated continuation of Gainax's Neon Genesis Evangelion, created by the fans, for the fans.
RPML-2025 - A fan fiction by Peter Detenbeck.
www.j-fan.com /dir/Anime/Fan_Fiction   (1350 words)

 FanFic writers and readers, Fan Fiction Meetups, events, clubs and groups in your area
FanFic writers and readers, Fan Fiction Meetups, events, clubs and groups in your area
Meet other local Fan Fiction readers and writers.
VIDCON ~ A Tampa Fan Fiction Convention (July 21-23, 2006)
fanfic.meetup.com   (130 words)

 MuggleNet Fan Fiction :: Harry Potter stories written by fans!
Not all AU fics belong in the category — just stories in which the AU-factor is the premise of or is completely central to the story.
The Mugglenet Fan Fiction moderators are proud to present the very first annual Quicksilver Quill awards, honoring authors and supporters who went above-and-beyond.
J.K. Rowling created this world and owns all the names and characters in it; this is a humble fan site run by teenagers who are scared of lawyers and don't wish to break any laws.
fanfiction.mugglenet.com   (769 words)

 Fan Fiction & Art
An original work of fiction set in a world ten years after a "goblin war".
Fiction should be submitted as the body text in your email, an MS Word doc, plain text, or as a PDF file.
ICE reserves the right not post any fiction or art that we deem inappropriate for use on our site.
www.ironcrown.com /fanfictionartMAIN.htm   (605 words)

 An Arsenal of Fan Fiction
I would be willing to be a Beta Reader for anybody who writes Diagnosis Murder Fan Fiction stories that heavily feature Steve Sloan.
I have been a Beta Reader for several fan fiction writers.
I have a BA in French language and literature and 1 year toward an MA before the money ran out.
bvdfiction.8k.com   (385 words)

 TheForce.Net's Fan Fiction Archive
In staff news, we're most pleased to announce that Gabri_Jade has accepted a position as editor of the Archive.
Viewing Fan Fictions 1 to 10 of 376 Fan Fictions
DISCLAIMER : TheForce.Net and its Fan Fiction associates do not own any content posted on this web site.
fanfic.theforce.net   (474 words)

 The Pink Rabbit Consortium (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Lots of links to other sites with great fiction, artwork, or other fun.
The Xena and Alien sections are no more, with any remaining art moved to the Antique Art Gallery.
Fan fave cheerful minion has changed her name to ocean gazer.
www.altfic.com.cob-web.org:8888   (509 words)

 www.fkfanfic.com | Home of Forever Knight Fan Fiction since October 20, 1996
Home of Forever Knight Fan Fiction since October 20, 1996
This has been in the works for over a year now, as time permits.
I am hoping the site can be a central site for Forever Knight news and a more modern fan fiction archive using Efiction.
www.fkfanfic.com   (314 words)

 Veritaserum - Everything Harry Potter - Book 7, Movie 5 News
Read all of our Harry Potter fan fiction, sorted by Title, Author, Genre, and Rating.
See a list of all fan fiction authors of stories on Veritaserum.
If you want to ensure that your fan fiction will be approved, read the rules!
www.veritaserum.com /fanfiction2   (181 words)

 Fan Fiction
Many fans have written their own due South stories, and several websites, newsgroups, and mailing lists have been created to collect and distribute these stories.
Check out the Character Sketches for a collection of facts and observations about many of the characters that appeared in the show.
Below are a few due South fan fiction resource sites, which contain files and links to other sites which are very handy for research when writing fiction.
home.hiwaay.net /~warydbom/duesouth/ffiction.htm   (361 words)

     ||   |   Fan Fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
I was going to fill this section with my feeble attempts at fan fiction, but I realized that I am actually quite unfit to present any literary works fit for public consumption.
I never thought I’d host someone else’s works, but this author’s stories are of the rare sort that have grammar and spelling and punctuation and can produce this nice crawly feeling down the back of my spine, so I caved.
I sincerely apologize to those whose fics I had to turn down, but the site was never intended as a fan fiction archive, and I really cannot afford to pay for more webspace.
www.grey-space.net /kns/fanfic.html   (585 words)

 Starcraft Fan Fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
This is one of our most established areas, take a look at the stories in here by clicking on one of the categories below.
These are all the fan fiction short stories that were submitted by visitors of Starcraft.org.
We ask that when you submit fan fiction you keep to some guidelines to maintain the quality of the stories on this site.
starcraft.org /fanfiction   (362 words)

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