Ad Astra 2016

Toronto, Ontario, 29th April to 1st May 2016


29th April to 1st May 2016 10:00 am - 11:59 pm

Website: Ad Astra 2016


Sheraton Parkway North Toronto Hotel and Suites
9005 Leslie Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 1B2
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April 30, 2016, 11:00 am

The Value of Fanfiction


While some authors detest fanfiction and many on the outside of it seem intent of focusing on it's stranger elements, those who love fanfiction know that it's much more than just a place for crossovers, erotica and amateur writing. From alternative universe fiction built on careful and thoughtful worldbuilding, to imaginative sex-positive and female-centric erotica, to re-imaginings of popular stories featuring gender and race-swapped characters whose experiences took a different path, fanfiction can be a place for transformative works that transcend their original source material. This is a panel to celebrate fanfiction at its best and most wonderful.

Hall: Newmarket Track: Fan Culture Type: Panel