Fan Fiction and the Law

Friday, March 08, 2013

Transcript

The internet has supercharged the world of fan fiction - stories written by fans based on their favorite works. Bob talks to Rebecca Tushnet, head of the legal committee at the Organization for Transformative Works, about the collision of fan fiction and fair use.

Guests:

Rebecca Tushnet

Editors:

Bob Garfield

Comments [3]

rupu from usa

The internet has supercharged the world of fan fiction - stories written by fans based on their favorite works. Bob talks to Rebecca Tushnet, head of the legal committee at the Organization for Transformative Works, about the collision of fan fiction and

Mar. 17 2013 12:57 PM
rupu from usa

thanks nice info

Mar. 17 2013 12:56 PM
Keith Robertsson from San Francisco, CA KQEDFM

For a good look at how fan fiction can gain traction and turn a profit for both the fan writers and the creator the baseline novel, take a look at Eric Flint's 1632 series published by Baen. Mr. Flint is the guideing force and signs the checks. But, he has developed a stable of writers over the last decade for what was supposed to be a one off novel in 2000.

Mar. 10 2013 11:23 PM

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