Cecilia Tan, author of the Magic University universe, approves of Fanfiction. She also recounts conversations with lawyers that give lie to the “I’m protecting my copyright” fiction a lot of authors use to justify their stance. You don’t have to justify, guys. If you don’t like it, just say you don’t like it. “It’s the… Read More GGR Newsblip: Another Author who GETS IT!
If you have any familiarity with the Fanfic community, you have by now heard of Diana Gabaladon’s epic misstep about Fanfic. She has since offered up a sort of, kind of, ok maybe I misjudged but I’m not really apologizing and I stand by what I said about you being thieves statement. The gist of this… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #127 – Fanfic, Authors and How not to ask people not to fic your works.
The latest GGR Podcast is up!!! Fandom Savant (also called Frog) and I chat about fanfiction, the whys and wherefores, as well as talking about current issues in fandom like outing and copyright law. Enjoy! And if you like it, comment and maybe we can peer-pressure her into posting. PS Look for my review of… Read More Geek Girls Rule! Podcast #11 – The Wild World of Fanfiction