The Philadelphia Free Writers Association is proud to announce the third annual Fan Fiction Initiative. Just in time for this year’s big bang season and the April Camp Nanowrimo, come out and learn about this new medium and experience the fastest growing genre of writing.
“Writing Fan Fiction: From Grassroots Literary Movement to Mainstream Commercial Success” (link to FB event here)
Saturday, March 19th, 3pm
Philadelphia Free Library, Walnut Street West Branch
Fan fiction has influenced every aspect of popular culture and pop media. We’ll trace the development of modern-day fan fiction from its inception in mailed-out zines of the 1970s to contemporary international distribution via crowd-publishing websites carrying works to millions of readers every day. Authors—from the published professional to the enthusiastic novice— increasingly use fan fiction to market themselves and their works, following the trend of several breakout fanfic writers receiving six-figure book deals, as well as movie and television contracts. Come learn how creating fan fiction can improve your writing, expand the reach of your readership, and help you market yourself as an author.
Tuesdays, April 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th, Green Line Locust (45th and Locusts St.s) 6:30-8:00, Jean hosts.
Sundays, April 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, at Panera in Jenkintown, 1-4pm, Jules (aka TheMortalPoet) hosts.
Wednesday, April 13th at Saxby’s Coffee in Haverford 5-6:30pm hosted by Jean.
Fan Fiction Initiative has a list of resources located here.
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