About This Show
The OTPodcast features knowledgeable contributors engaged in passionate conversation about topics related to the world of fanfiction.
From OTPs to OT3s, from the early days of zines and forums to the modern era of Tumblr and AO3, from het to slash to whatever your kink is, we offer insight, writing advice, fic recs, and other things sure to entertain and educate.
Most Recent Episode
Creators and Fanfiction: Interrogating The Text From Whose Perspective?
In this episode, Chris and Joan join Enthusiasm Girl to talk about the relationship between creators and fanfiction writers. We get into the legal dimensions of the relationship that have caused crackdowns, lawsuit fears and the disclaimers that a lot of young fans wonder about. We talk about the evolution of creators over the years from deity-like "Powers That Be" to accessible and equal partners in the narrative accessible via Twitter. And we name some specific names of creators whose relationship with fans have been... interesting.