Questions tagged [fan-fiction]

Fan fiction (or fanfic) is a broadly-defined term for fan labor regarding stories about characters (or simply fictional characters) or settings written by fans of the original work, rather than by the original creator.

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In HPMOR, what languages are used besides Pseudo-Latin?

In Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, they explicitly talk about the Pseudo-Latin as a way to control magic. I've also noticed Greek, as in: Spoilers, Chapter 111 What other incantations ...
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In chapter five of Harry potter and the Methods of Rationality, why did Draco say that he wanted to be sorted into Gryfindor?

"Your son has been telling me all about you," Harry gushed on, hardly even knowing what was coming out of his mouth but just talking as fast as possible. "But of course I knew about you all before ...
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Harry Potter dark-colored phoenix fanfic

Need help identifying a Harry Potter fanfic. Publish date: Before 2010. Given the in-universe period, likely before HP5 or HP6 was published. Main plot detail remembered: Harry became associated ...
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Have elements from fan fiction become part of established Star Wars canon?

There is quite a bit of fan fiction from the Star Wars universe out there. Most of it is pretty bad. Some of it is quite good. As best I can tell, Star Wars fan fiction has been around for quite a ...
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How have authors integrated fanfic into their canon?

How have authors integrated fanfic into their canon? Eric Flint's 1632 / Assiti Shards universe includes material that was originally developed as fanfic (he strongly encourages fanfics and promotes ...
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Does the world of Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality differ in any other way from the original besides the husband of aunt Petunia?

The premise of "Potter and the Methods of Rationality" is what would have happened if aunt Petunia married a scientist instead, and Harry was raised in such an environment? Is this the only ...
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What Star Wars fan video has two Jedi fighting in a forest with a Celtic soundtrack?

I remember a few years ago I stumbled upon a Star Wars fan video that was brilliant. It was an encounter in a forest on a lost planet between a dark and a light Jedi, and their fight to death, with a ...
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In Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, should the reader just negate Quirrel's lessons?

If Quirrell is the host of Voldemort, who regards Harry as his arch-nemesis, is he planting intentionally dysfunctional ideas in Harry's mind? Like in the PKD story "War Game", where the aliens send a ...
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Star Wars fan website with false claims

I recall around 2001-2003 time period there was a fan-created Star Wars website that made a lot of claims about the Star Wars universe, supposedly through insider knowledge/sources. The site opened ...
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Was Eric Flint's 1632 the only SF&F work/universe where fan fiction is considered canon? [closed]

I know at least one big universe where the creator officially includes works that would ordinarily be considered fan fiction as canon (as in he actually took the best of fan fics, edited them, and on ...
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Is there an official policy about Star Trek fanfic?

Has the owner of Star Trek (Viacom/CBS?) published any official position on fanfic? For example, I believe Lucasfilms have said that they are ok with Star Wars fanfic (excepting any that include a ...
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What happened to Deep Angel?

A number of years ago, there was a fan fiction site called Deep Angel. It started off as a seaQuest fan fiction story called seaFire ASV, but the story evolved into its own unique canon, featuring a ...
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Is there a list of significant "foreshadowed" ideas/details between Harry Potter fanfiction and Harry Potter 5/6/7 books that were released later?

Is/are there lists of instances of "borrowed" or "foreshadowed" ideas or details between Harry Potter fan-fiction and Harry Potter books 5, 6 or 7 that were released later? This question as stated ...
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Where can I find Creative Commons science fiction suitable for use in fanfic?

And other than public domain science fiction, how can I track down Creative Commons science fiction that is safe for re-mixing, i.e. fan fic?

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