Writing comes in all forms, from short poems to epic tales that span hundreds of thousands of words. One form of writing, though, is often looked at as not really writing. Despite that, fanfiction is wildly popular especially among new writers. Fanfiction consists of taking worlds or characters from the author’s favorite fictions and creating something new with them.
In this episode, Leigh and Ley debate the usefulness of fanfiction, whether it can be considered writing, and whether it helps those who want to publish their own unique works.
First aired April 5, 2021.