fan fiction

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fan fiction

n.
Fiction written by fans as an extension of an admired work or series of works or featuring popular fictional characters, often posted on the internet.
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Answer: Many readers might not even know what fan fiction (also known as "fan fic") is.
I love reading fan fiction, I love what people have done with fan fic for Violet.
Indeed, many of these resources seem in danger of being forgotten altogether as the generation of fan fic writers who had their work produced in such formats as zines become part of the distant past to a generation of fan fic writers, readers, and scholars who may believe that fan fic began with the Internet.
Interspersed throughout the four sections dividing Athena's Daughters (organized by topic--Part One on Xena, Warrior Princess, Part Two on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Part Three, one essay on La Femme Nikita, and Part Four, one essay on Star Trek Voyager) are reactions of fans to these shows, from responses to online questionnaires about Buffy's transgressive gender potential to the textual poaching of Xena fan fic, which, in graphic detail, "explain[s] and explore[s] the powerful attraction [Xena and her companion Gabrielle] have for each other"--a bond that is not only sexual but "pre-patriarchal" in its origins (2003, 29).