MediaWest*Con 34: Post-convention report

May 27, 2014 | Posted in CONVENTIONS | By

MediaWest*Con 2014 dealers room.

2014 marked MediaWest*Con’s 34th year as the self-proclaimed “definitive gathering of Science Fiction/Media fandom”, held annually in Lansing, Michigan over the Memorial Day weekend. I question whether that description truly applies any longer…

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Creator interactions with the fan fiction community

March 24, 2014 | Posted in CULTURE & HISTORY, FAN FICTION | By

Star Wars poster

Almost from the start of modern fan fiction community history, the creators were aware of fan fiction. Early interactions can be traced back to 1966 when a young writer named Joy Hill sent a note to J.R.R. Tolkien asking if…

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