After retiring in a small North Carolina town, they owned as many as 32 slaves and, between them, fathered at least 21 children. Norton The Race to Save the Romanovs: But Rappaport, a historian, turns the question of why European relatives and Allied governments failed to save Czar Nicholas and family into a thriller, full of juicy tidbits for Romanov completists.
Self-insert[ edit ] A genre of fanfiction in which a version of the author is transported to, or discovers they are inside, the world the fanfiction is based on. Almost always written in the first person.
Fanfictions of this type are often also fix-fics. Smut[ edit ] Smut is sexually explicit or pornographic writing. This could refer to a small portion of a story, or in its entirety. The terms "lemon" and "lime" are often used to allude to the upcoming sexual scene.
Multicross self-insert[ edit ] Instead of a single fictional universe, the inserted author is taken to many in a row, and must usually solve some problem or complete some challenge in each place before moving on.
Humorous views on interesting, bizarre and amusing articles, submitted by a community of millions of news junkies, with regular Photoshop contests. Fiction v. Nonfiction Texts are commonly classified as fiction or nonfiction. The distinction addresses whether a text discusses the world of the imagination (fiction) or the real world (nonfiction). Books shelved as non-fiction: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D.
Gaining new powers and occasionally companions from each world is common. Songfic[ edit ] Songfic, also known as a song fic or a song-fic, is a genre of fan fiction that features a fictional work interspersed with the lyrics of a relevant song.
As many lyrics are under copyrightwhether songfics are a violation of that copyright law is a subject of debate. Some fan fiction websites, such as FanFiction. Net, have barred authors from posting songfics with lyrics outside the public domain. Vent[ edit ] Vent refers to literature written by an author under duress or for therapeutic purposes, normally to calm themselves following a stressful or upsetting situation.
Other related terms[ edit ] Fandom[ edit ] A fandom is a group of fans of a particular work of fiction e. Mary Sue[ edit ] Also of note is the concept of the " Mary Sue ", a term credited as originating in Star Trek fan fiction that has crossed over to the mainstream, at least among editors and writers.
The term "Mary Sue", originating in a parody of stories in this wish fulfillment genre, thus tends to refer to an idealized or fictional character lacking flaws, often representing the author.
TW[ edit ] An abbreviation of " trigger warning ". Trigger warnings are meant to warn people of content in fics that could be harmful or "triggering" to those who have dealt with situations such as abuse. Fan fiction is tagged using various TWs so that readers may prepare for or avoid certain content.
Sometimes CW, an abbreviation of "content warning", is used instead of or in addition to a TW. Trigger warnings are usually inserted when the subject matter of a work deals with things issues like drug abuse, mental illness, abuse, or extreme violence.
Canon[ edit ] Canon is the original story. This means anything related to the original source including the plot, settings, and character developments.
It may represent a teasing out of subtext present in the canon, or it may directly contradict canon. If many other fans share this interpretation, it may become fanon. Fanon[ edit ] Fanon is an idea that is widely believed to be true among fans, but is unconfirmed, preventing it from being labelled as canon.
Fanon may refer to a whole interpretation of the original work, or to specific details within it. RPF[ edit ] An abbreviation of "real person fanfiction". Describes fanfiction-like works written about real people, usually celebrities, instead of fictional characters.
OTP[ edit ] An abbreviation of the term "one true pairing", where the author or reader ships wishes for a romantic relationship between certain characters from a fandom. Such "disclaimers" are legally ineffective and based on misunderstandings of copyright lawparticularly confusion between illegal copyright infringement and unethical plagiarism.
As a result, the author of the story can either disable or enable anonymous reviews, depending on their preference. Internet fan fiction gives young writers a wider audience for their literary efforts than ever before, resulting in improved literacy.Nov 12, · Share your stories about real life experiences here.
This page in a nutshell: Wikipedia articles should describe fiction and fictional elements from the perspective of the real world, not from the perspective of the fiction itself. Jump to § Conclusions for a more detailed summary of this guideline's contents.
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To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Definitions of "Science Fiction" And what do we even mean by "science fiction" anyway?
In one sense, the first article to define the field was published over years ago, before the field was widely ackonwledged to exist: New Species of Literature "We learn that Mr. R. A. Locke, the ingenious author of the late 'Moon Story' or 'Astronomical Hoax,' is putting on the stocks the frame of a new.