If I had written an essay in 2006 about “the future of fandom,” I might have imagined a possible future that looked very much like AO3—except I would have considered it far out of reach. The idea that a community

The basic issue with monetizing fan fiction is that organic, noncommercial communities that create transformative remixes cannot be moved into the commercial sector without being fundamentally altered and diminished. The market changes what it swallows. Tushnet, Rebecca. “All of This

This study (of New York Times articles on fan fiction) provides little evidence that the news media bias parents and administrators against the use of fanfiction in the K-12 classroom. Throughout the narrative, fanfiction is depicted as an increasingly normal