April 19th, 2010

LOTR Challenges 3 by judy

Are You On the Outside Looking In...or the Inside Looking Out? by Dreamflower


Author: Dreamflower
Title: Are You On the Outside Looking In...or the Inside Looking Out?  
Topic: The uses of story-external and story-internal approaches to canon when writing fic.
Rating: G
Beta: Celeritas
Author's Notes: I've long been fascinated by these two approaches to canon since learning of them years ago on the Newsgroups rec.arts.books.tolkien and alt.fan.tolkien.
Summary: An examination of two diametrically different approaches to the text, and how each can contribute to writing fanfiction.
Word Count: 3,501
 

Are You On the Outside Looking In...or the Inside Looking Out?

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