Fan Films: Filling In The Gaps Left By Hollywood

Recently, Mainstay Productions released on YouTube a fan-made short film entitled The Hanging Tree. Under twelve minutes long, it dramatizes a brief vignette from the childhood of the character Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games. The crew that shot the film is made up of several people with professional film credits, though mostly with independent films. The script was written by Shylah Addante, a staff … Continue reading Fan Films: Filling In The Gaps Left By Hollywood

5 Ways Writing Fan-Fiction Made Me A Better Writer

Come on, admit it, writers–at one time or another, you’ve written some fan-fiction. O.K., maybe you haven’t, but I bet you at least thought about it at one time or another It’s something that’s difficult to confess to. I was actually a bit hesitant about writing this post, until I saw an article by Peter Damian called Testifying For Fan-Fiction. It made me think, why … Continue reading 5 Ways Writing Fan-Fiction Made Me A Better Writer