Another week, another batch of links for our favorite fangirls.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton has created some intense fandom around the American Revolution that has expanded into fanfic.
You can find anything on the internet, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you want to read it.
Fifty Shades of Grey is the marquee example of fan fiction going from a niche story to an Hollywood behemoth.
From Captain America to Call of Duty Black Ops’ Alex Mason, America’s fictional military heroes have evolved, and become more nuanced.
Expression of desires and open exploration of one’s identity is still taboo in some spaces. That shouldn’t be the case, and we shouldn’t accept the idea that any form of art — a cliché-ridden love poem, a naughty short story about the Biebs or an ode to Taylor Swift — isn’t a worthwhile effort.