Rose B. Fischer: Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun (Discussing the Lighter Side of Fanfiction)

Good morning everyone! I have a little sad news today. It’s time to wrap up our fanfic fun here on Science Fiction, Transmedia, and Fandom. I’ve had a great time here, and I loved getting to share and connect with other Star Wars fans. If you missed any of theRead More…

Rose B. Fischer: Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun (Discussing the Lighter Side of Fanfiction)

Sometime last year, I was interested in how fanfiction and fanfic writers are percieved in the WordPress community.  I came across the following comment on an author’s blog. “Fanfiction is the literary equivalent to running around with a toy lightsaber pretending to be Luke Skywalker.” I didn’t engage with theRead More…

Rose B. Fischer: Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun (Discussing the Lighter Side of Fanfiction)

Previously, I shared about a long-running fanfiction series that I write called Vader’s Cat. For anyone who’s just checking in, it’s a humorous series about an orange cat who adopts Darth Vader. I wrote the first story in the series as a gag. I was trying to cheer up aRead More…

Rose B. Fischer: Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun (Discussing the Lighter Side of Fanfiction)

It might surprise you to hear that I’ve never been much for comedy.  I’m pretty good at injecting humor into a dramatic story, but straight up comedy isn’t my thing.  I enjoy satire and stand-up comedy, but the majority of “comedy” entertainment usually makes me want to strangle people.  NoRead More…

Rose B. Fischer: Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun (Discussing the Lighter Side of Fanfiction)

I write fanfiction because it’s fun.  I wanted to share this because I think fanfiction is a hot button topic in the social circles I belong to. Fanfic authors get a LOT of flack for their writing, and I’ve written other posts about why I think fanfiction can (and should)Read More…

Rose B. Fischer: Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun (Discussing the Lighter Side of Fanfiction)

Hello, everyone.  Many of you probably know me from over on my blog, rosebfischer.com.  Either way, I’d like to take a minute to introduce myself and thank Natacha for inviting me to guest post here on Science Fiction, Transmedia, and Fandom. I’m Rose. I write speculative fiction, and I blogRead More…