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Watch Fanlore In Action! - Morgan Dawn Livejournal:The Here And Now
The Here And Now
Watch Fanlore In Action!
I struggled to decide which icon to use for this post: "Fanlore" or "Fair Use." I went with Fanlore.

A tumblr post that uses Fanlore content to make a point for tumblr fans. It's Fanlore in action! Flying the goddamned Bat-Jet!!
"Since a lot of tumblr users may not be old enough to remember, I’d like to remind fandom that the ability to write what you want about whatever characters you want was something that we fought for, not something that was ours by default. It was stigmatized, threatened with legal action, and mostly carried out in secret. You are living in a golden age of fandom, of AO3 and fanfiction.net and tumblr. Fanworks are actually entering mainstream awareness and becoming more culturally accepted. But let me give you a blast from the past, a look at what fandom looked like when the content owners decided what kinds of content they would and wouldn’t tolerate. From Fanlore, on the subject of Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonriders of Pern series..."

You can read the entire tumblr post here.

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