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destinationtoast: cfiesler: brevityandclarity: transformativeworks: centrumlumina: Fanfiction: An Economic Review: The nation of Fanfiction has a unique economic footprint. As areas of employment, agriculture and manufacture are nearly non-existent, suggesting that even processed goods are readily available in the natural environment.

cfiesler: Survey Results: Fan Platform Use over Time Particularly for those who were kind enough to participate in our survey last week, or to share it even after we halted data collection (because we received so many responses so quickly!),

thefandometrics: We did it. We made it through! 12 months. 52 weeks. 365 days. 8,760 hours. 2017 is almost over. Let’s celebrate the stuff that made you happy. Here’s a toast to your favorite things on Tumblr.  This is Tumblr’s

fffinnagain: Lost Works and Posting Rates on and Archive of Our Own Recently, I posted an analysis of these two large fanfiction archives using work numbers (nodes) to get a sense of how active they have been over the

transformativeworksandcultures: Vol 24 (2017): Special Issue Queer Female Fandom Edited by Julie Levin Russo and Eve Ng Table of Content Editorial Eve Ng and Julie Levin Russo Envisioning queer female fandom Theory Eve Ng, Between text, paratext, and context: Queerbaiting

Russ, J. (1983). How to suppress women’s writing. University of Texas Press. The cover of Russ’s book does an excellent job of summarising its main argument: that women’s writing is deliberately devalued in a range of ways. It’s on the

transformativeworksandcultures: TWC #23: Sherlock Holmes, Fandom, Sherlockiana, and the Great Game (special issue, edited by Roberta Pearson and Betsy Rosenblatt) Editorial Roberta Pearson,Betsy Rosenblatt “In all my experience I cannot recall any more singular and interesting study” Theory Ann McClellan,

Lamb, P. F., & Veith, D. L. (1986). Romantic myth, transcendence, and Star Trek zines. Erotic universe: Sexuality and fantastic literature, 235-55. One of the earliest pieces of research published about fan fiction, Lamb and Veith’s essay is a first

transformativeworks: We’re recruiting staff for our Support, Communications, and Abuse Committees. Read on if you’re interested, or help us by signal-boosting! Want to help promote research on fans, academic and otherwise? Fanhackers is recruiting! From the official OTW post: