Day: March 14, 2014

Fanfiction is NOT for SALE.

Fan fiction is what literature might look like if it were reinvented from scratch after a nuclear apocalypse by a band of brilliant pop-culture junkies trapped in a sealed bunker. They don’t do it for money. That’s not what it’s about. The writers write it and put it up online just for the satisfaction. They’re fans, but they’re not silent, couch-bound consumers of media. The culture talks to them, and they talk back to the culture in its own language. —Lev Grossman, TIME, July 07, 2011

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Kalau melihat dari kutipan di atas aja, kita sudah bisa melihat kepentingan dan tujuan awal ditulisnya sebuah fanfiction, atau dalam bahasa Indonesia kita sebut sebagai fiksi penggemar. (more…)