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The Gap Between Fanfiction, Literature, and Modern Day Writing

I was going to write on the subject of fan-fiction, since I’ve encountered many people who consider fan-fiction to be trashy. However, in my research I’ve stumbled upon this article- a great piece on why fan-fiction shouldn’t be degraded and considered a lower art form.

The Geek Girl Senshi

Fan fiction gets a lot of weird looks. From the predominately slashy nature of the writing to the more recent exposure associated with “50 Shades of Grey”, it’s understandable that people outside of fandoms just don’t get it. Fanfiction can be an alien concept to those outside of fandom, but here are a few names a lot of people are familiar with: Charles Dickens, Homer, and  H.P. Lovecraft. All considered classic authors that have  something in common with modern day fanfiction.

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6 thoughts on “The Gap Between Fanfiction, Literature, and Modern Day Writing

  1. Yeah, I’m totally into fan fiction, as I like to spin things when inspired by bigger works of art. I hope you had some good sleep. Insomnia can be a so and so.

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