Tag Archives: Fandom
I’m here to let you in on a little secret. For a long time, I sat on the sidelines of fandom. I spent years thinking I wasn’t qualified to contribute in a meaningful way, that my voice didn’t matter and my perspective was unimportant. And guess what? I was totally wrong.
Sunday, I sat down with my parents for almost two hours to talk about my early days of fandom, and why they ever let me run wild on the internet almost 10 years ago. It was exciting to look back on days I’ve since forgotten, remembering how much I’ve sacrificed,
When my friend Mark Oshiro, aka Mark Does Stuff, invited me to attend Arisia, a Science Fiction/Fantasy convention, with him, I was pretty nervous. I thought about not even going. It felt foreign, different, unexpected.
I officially joined the Harry Potter fandom in 2004, around the theatrical release of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, when an obsessive desire to talk about the books and movies turned into hours of perusing MuggleNet and eventually reading and writing my first fanfiction. I
This week, the newest Harry Potter fan activist group, the Fwooper Foundation, launched!