Saturday, February 07, 2004

Fan fiction
Henry Jenkins has a nice column in the latest Technology Review on fan fiction, kids, and participatory media cultures-- specifically looking at Harry Potter fan fiction and the positive role it's playing in developing some kids' writing skills and literacy. Jenkins's separate writings on kids' media cultures and on fandoms are important and helpful, so having them combined here is especially nice. It's worth checking out. Why Heather Can Write (via boingboing


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