Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Fan Fiction Study

Students who resist creative-writing prompts in English class might enjoy writing in someone else's fictional world, a genre known as fan fiction. Researchers say the positive feedback and mentoring often present in online fan fiction communities encourage novice writers of all ages to polish their skills, while engaging in an activity that feels like play rather than work.
Beck, J. (2019, Oct. 1). What fan fiction teaches that the classroom doesn't. Atlantic.

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