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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While initial impressions included 'fanfiction,' 'meticulous in detail' and 'indulgent;' upon later consideration it dawned that these could be applied to all of Tarantino's previous efforts.
Colfer's previous books are "Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal," "Stranger Than Fanfiction," and six books in The Land of Stories series.
There's even 'Basaan' fanfiction out there." Luigi Gonzalez and Gino Jose are both based in Los Angeles.
From its inception, the internet has been a fertile ground for building niche communities, be it Harry Potter fanfiction or a shared love for World of Warcraft.
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Of particular interest is the examination of supportive, collaborative roles youth take in fostering their fanfiction writing, the methods and negotiations that they take in the peer collaboration stage, and the subsequent leadership roles and critical thinking in which they engage because collaboration, leadership, and critical thinking have been noted as vital skills for the 21st century (Gee, Hull, and Lankshear, 1996).
A great many distinctly folk motifs are found too in fanfiction, which could be an interesting subject for folkloristic research.
Over one million books were self-published in 2017 alone (source: Publishers Weekly), while the number of hobby and fan fiction writers publishing on platforms such as Wattpad (70 million unique users per month), FanFiction.net (10 million registered users) and AO3 (1.8 million registered users) show no signs of waning.
Other studies cover related topics like fanfiction and how fans build identities online (Black, 2007), or how to incorporate fan practices into the language classroom by looking to fan-made archives for models of tasks (Sauro, 2014) or feedback opportunities (Behrenwald, 2012).
These texts, selected from leading fan fiction site FanFiction.Net, were chosen for their substantial lengths (over 10,000 words) and similar authorial backgrounds.