What are the pros and cons of writing fanfiction, and what types of fanfiction work best to inspire rational fiction?
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Links mentioned in episode:
Harry Potter and the Natural 20 by Sir Poley
Earthfic by Alicorn
100 Years of Solitude review by Daystar
Irredeemable Digital Omnibus Vol. 1
With thanks to Tim Yarbrough for the Intro/Outro music, G.A.T.O Must Be Respected
0:40 The Three Types of Fanfiction
3:13 Examples, and where Rational Fiction falls
5:27 What are the pros of writing Fanfiction?
7:38 How do Daystar and Alexander find it useful?
9:25 Con 1: Limited Audience
12:18 Con 2: Expectations from Canon
14:39 Con 3: Lack of Profit
16:18 Genres that are easy and hard to rationalize.
19:55 Genre Ghettos
21:15 Daystar rants about Magical Realism
24:44 Fanfiction Ghetto
26:47 Best stories to rationalize
32:44 Finding new solutions, creating new problems
35:53 Bridging the gap between Fanfiction and Original