Bessyboo, Queen of the Purple-Eyed Creatures (bessyboo) wrote,
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PLEA FOR HELP

All right everyone. I need your help.

I have decided to do a History Day project on the history of fanfiction. While this is a fascinating topic and all, there just ISN'T A LOT OF STUFF OUT THERE. So this is where you all come in.

I need to collect any and ALL relevant info. So...WHAT'VE YA GOT?

Give me everything you can think of....people to contact, things you remember/know, ideas you have about it, just...ANYTHING!!!




Please link this everyone you can. It'll only mean a lot if I can get the message out to a lot of people...If you'd like to use this link, you can:

COMING SOON:

THE HISTORY OF FANFICTION

(The Movie)



...But we need your help. Come on over to bessyboo's journal to contribute to the process!

Those who participate are given cyber-cookies.





Come on, guys. You know you wanna help me out...




These are the people I have contacted:

Heidi (of FictionAlley)

These are the people I am planning to contact:

Holly Black
Mugglenet
Dr. Henry Jenkins
Cassandra Claire
J.L. Mattews

These are the people I would like to contact, but am looking for contact info for:
If you have contact info for any of these people, please COMMENT AND TELL ME!

Michaela Ecks
Fanfiction.Net
Rhysenn




Other [specific] things I am looking for:

Michaela Ecks essay "The History of Fanfiction", formerly located at http://writersu.s5.com/index.html
Any old fanfiction-related images you may have
The interview of Arabella and Zensya (from SugarQuill) that was on NPR several years ago
ANY LEGAL CASES ANYONE KNOWS OF THAT INVOLVED FANFICTION IN ANY WAY
The article written in The Boston Globe about fanfiction around a year ago
Harry Potter and the Quest for the Unfinished Volume, May 5, 2002 in The New York Times
'Harry Potter' Fans Wait Online and Sites for List Lovers, June 19, 2003 in The New York Times
Behind the Great Firewall of China, in FreshAngles
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