Once you are finished writing your story, there are still a few steps. This bit has the most crossovers when it comes to fandom vs. Professional writing. So here’s a couple last minute steps before you go to post your work
There are different names for different kinds of fics. Some transfer over to original work, but some are unique to Fanficion. Some kinds are fandom-dependent. So now that you know what you want to write, its time to figure how to describe what you wrote to potential readers. Continue reading “Fandom Writing Starter Kit: Production”
As I mentioned in my previous article, each fandom has a canon. It depends on the fandom itself what is considered canon. In sports, their canon might be the rules and regulations that the sport runs by. In a fandom such as Star Wars some fans may consider only the films canon, others might include the extensive extended universe tie in novels. Game of Thrones fans might consider their canon either the show or the books, or attempt to meld the two.
There are other choices other then strict canon, such as fanon, semi-canon, Alternate Universe, and of course non-canon.