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  2009.05.09  16.33
Update on MA thesis on HP fan fiction

Hi!

With this message, I would like to thank all of you who answered my questionnaire at http://fanfiction.frontexperts.com (see the original message below) and have given me helpful feedback. Many of you who sent me emails with comments let me know that my questionnaire did not fully embrace your experience with fan fiction. Because a survey is a highly standardized research instrument, there was no way of avoiding this problem but I decided to broaden my research design according to the concerns conveyed to me. Thus, I would like to conduct a group discussion with fan fiction authors where they will have the opportunity to freely talk about their experience without being bound by narrow questions like in the survey.

Therefore, I am looking for Harry Potter fan fiction authors who will attend the LeakyCon 2009 from May 21st-24th in Boston and who would be willing to get together for an hour or two as a group to discuss their experience with me and the other fan fiction authors. As far as I can tell from the LeakyCon schedule, Saturday morning would probably work best to meet for the discussion. Also, it would give us a chance to get to know each other on Thursday or Friday. I will provide a space at the hotel where we will be undisturbed and make sure we have drinks and snacks. A group of 8-12 people would work best but if there are too few people for a group discussion, I would be happy to meet with any of you informally at LeakyCon to talk about your experience as a fan fiction author.

By participating in a group discussion, you would make an immense contribution to the quality and accuracy of my research. I am looking forward to meeting you in person and hearing about your life in Harry Potter fan fiction. If you want to participate please let me know until May 19th by replying to this message or at fanfictions@ gmx.net or petra.baumann@edu.uni-graz.at.

Thank you so much for your repeated help!
Best,
Petra



 
 


 
  2007.08.11  07.21
august_writing 08 August 2007 prompt

08Aug2007-Decade and One - objects



Writing exercise - Pick a small space that is entirely yours - your wallet, backpack, desk drawer, underwear drawer, medicine cabinet. Whatever. Now list the contents. Choose two or three items and write a story about why they are in your wallet, backpack, desk drawer...



From a fictional character's point of viewCollapse )

 
 


 
  2007.06.27  01.54
NightWatch/NHL - Canada Night Watch - Spezza

Region: Canadian NightWatch
Featuring: Spezza, Colaiacovo, Yzerman, Wickenheiser, Wellwood
Storylines: Spezza/Bouwmeester, Tootoo
Narriator: Spezza

Part 1?Collapse )

 
 


 
  2007.06.21  14.15
Night Watch/NHL Crossover Universe

Under SERIOUS construction right now...but here's the listy-type thing so far.



 
 


 
  2005.02.22  22.08
Race-Calling Free Zone

Title: Race-Calling Free Zone
Author: mindglitter
Subject: Circling Down; Samantha Jamison, Alex Collins, Charles Monroe
Word Count: 526
Notes: This is the most frivolous piece that I've written lately. On top of that, I doubt it has all that much to do with the topic and it's the first piece I've written in a new universe, so I doubt it even remotely makes sense. Okay, the only way it would make sense would be as the first line of a joke: "So a witch, a werewolf, and a unicorn walk into a bar..."

'So, what would you do for a Klondike bar?'Collapse )



Mood: silly
 
 


 
  2005.02.15  17.08
Announcing a change!

This community is going from simply a community for backing up a fic that has been since finished to a place for friends and the like to share their fics of any sort, from fanfic to original.

In fact, I'm going to start first.

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Title: Only your friend...
Author: caitlin
Character: I don't know, actually... she might be me, she might be someone else... I can't tell.
Summary: Ever have a song that you couldn't help but dance to, even though the lyrics were really sad?
Notes: I don't know why I wanted to write a story to this song... I just did.
Wordcount: 500 plus the song lyrics... or something.
Time: I don't know...
Vienna Teng's "Unwritten Letter #1" does not belong to me. Of course not. Vienna Teng has all the rights to it, as it should be. =)

Ten to One you can't dance to it... or can you?Collapse )



Mood: contemplative
 
 


 
  2003.06.30  23.41
trouble2.158

Just another round of disclaimersCollapse )

 
 


 
  2003.06.26  15.38
trouble2.157

Robitaille passes to Gretzky, who shoots and... disclaimers? What are THOSE doing here? =)Collapse )



Mood: amused
 
 


 
  2003.06.26  18.32
trouble2.156

The answer to life, the universe, and oh... more disclaimers...Collapse )

 
 


 
  2003.04.06  20.33
trouble2.151

Disclaimers! Disclaimers! Read all about it!Collapse )



Mood: busy
 
 


 
  2003.04.06  22.35
trouble2.150

Disclaimers, disclaimers for sale!Collapse )

 
 


 
  2003.03.08  19.58
trouble2.149

Birds do it, bees do it, even educated disclaimers do it.Collapse )



Mood: amused
 
 


 
  2003.03.03  18.45
trouble2.148

Oh, the wonderful, lovely disclaimers...Collapse )

 
 


 
  2003.03.02  14.01
trouble2.147

Disclaimers? What disclamers? ;)Collapse )



Mood: accomplished
 
 


 
  2003.02.26  13.21
trouble 2.146

Lots of disclamers... lots and lots of disclaimers...Collapse )

 
 


 
  2003.02.06  18.48
trouble2.145

Take two disclaimers and call me when the next section's finished. *g*Collapse )

 
 


 
  2003.02.06  21.49
trouble2.144

Disclaimers that wouldn't refuse even if you paid them to...Collapse )

 
 


 
  2003.01.24  15.46
trouble2.143

Standard Disclaimers making an offer you can't refuse.Collapse )

 
 


 
  2003.01.21  19.55
trouble 2.142

Attack of the disclaimers... aaaaaaaaah!Collapse )

 
 


 
  2003.01.20  23.20
trouble2.141

Once more... with feeling... *Standard Disclaimers!*Collapse )

 
 


 
  2003.01.20  22.06
trouble 2.140

Disclaimers and having way way too much fun...Collapse )

 
 


 
  2003.01.20  18.22
trouble2.139

The Usual Disclaimers... for an unusual story.Collapse )

 
 


 
  2003.01.20  21.04
trouble2.138

Disclaimers blah blah blahCollapse )

 
 


 
  2003.01.18  13.39
trouble2.137

Same disclaimers, different section. =)Collapse )

 
 


 
  2003.01.18  02.32
trouble2.136

Disclaimers, etcCollapse )

 
 


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