What is Fan Art?

July 20, 2015 | Posted in ART, CULTURE & HISTORY, FANDOM | By

Portrait of John Sheppard of Stargate: Atlantis.

Fan art has been a part of fandom communities for decades. From “Star Trek” and “Star Wars” to “Twilight” and “Harry Potter”, fans of television series, movies, books, music and anime – or even of a media genre as a whole – have been creating pieces of art based on their favorite heroes and heroines for years.

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Running a Fan-Fiction Secret Santa Exchange

February 13, 2015 | Posted in FAN FICTION | By

The Avengers: One of the biggest media and comics fandoms today.

Within media fandom, one of the most popular holiday activities is to participate in a Secret Santa-style gift exchange. More often than not, these exchanges revolve around fan fiction, where participants receive a story they’re requested in return for writing a story for someone else…

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5 Myths About Fan Fiction & Fan Fiction Writers

April 17, 2014 | Posted in FAN FICTION | By

"Supernatural": One of the more popular fan-fiction fandoms in recent years

You’ve probably heard about “fan fiction”, even if you have never read it or written it yourself. “Fandom culture” is becoming increasingly mainstream, and fan fiction is no longer something only enjoyed at private conventions and…

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