Transformative Works and Cultures editor Kristina Busse was one of the special guests at WriterCon 2009, where she gave several talks, including the keynote, Affect and the Individual Fan:The Role of Genre and Tropes in Writer Creativity and Reader Engagement, and a presentation on “Genderswap and Feminism”. Kristina also gave a talk about the OTW for a panel called, “If You Build It, They Will Come: How the Internet Builds Communities Around Fanfic”: the full text of this overview is now available online.
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