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Fan’s View: Inside the World of Fanfiction

« Fanfiction. » Few words are as capable of inviting so much scorn, incite so much passionate debate over copyright, or bring on such a case of the shuddering horrors. When the gaming community talks fanfiction, it always seems to revolve around anecdotes of petty rages between nutty authors, atrocious grammar, substandard characterization, and any number of kinky tales that mate Pokémon trainers with seemingly every species of Pokémon available.

But fanfiction, often abbreviated as « fanfic, » isn’t exclusively the pastime of drama-loving hacks. Though fanfic garners enough bad press to fill a library basement, it can also encourage young writers to find their voice, re-ignite an old fan’s love for a fandom — never a bad thing to happen for the creators — and help established writers wind down after toiling over their own characters and worlds.

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Twilight : Cécile Terouanne revient sur le phénomène Fascination

Cécile Terouanne est la directrice éditoriale de Black Moon, collection de « littérature paranormale avec un axe féminin et romantique ».

Quasiment la première Française à avoir lu le premier roman de la saga Twilight, elle raconte au Journal de la Télé de Nostalgie comment elle a découvert ce livre.

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‘Twilight’ Fanatics Gather At SF Convention

Other spotlight attractions during the three-day ‘Twilight’ celebration include a Friday night concert featuring Goodnight Juliet (whose song « Let’s Never Die » was inspired by the Twilight Saga) and Reggie Ginn, the centerpiece Volturi Vampire Ball on Saturday night and screenings and panel discussions with comedy troupe The Hillywood Show and it’s hit ‘New Moon’ parody. For more info on the convention schedule, please visit the official Web site.

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Des parodies vidéos de Twilight

Tu pourras trouver sur ce site des parodies tordantes de Twilight!

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Twilight Cycles

Dark Moon

Marie

ACTUALITE : Pale is pretty, thanks to ‘Twilight’ — products to achieve the vampire look

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Twilight mania has previously resulted in dubious beauty trends including New York hipsters sporting fangs in nightclubs. But nowskincare experts say the movie’s stars’ paleness is a notable trend among teenagers, possibly resulting in fewer skin cancer cases.

« According to online beauty shop FeelUnique, its best-selling product is now a fine, pale pink illuminating powder by BareEscentuals called Mineral Veil. Meanwhile sales of L’Oreal’s True Match powder in Rose Ivory have also risen by 133 per cent. »

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Vampire Parody a Delicious Surprise

«No, it is not another installment of Stephanie “Meyer’s Twilight” series. It is something even better. “Nightlight” is a short story parodying the explosive, teen-driven craze, written by the minds of The Harvard Lampoon

«“Nightlight” is an enjoyable satire, poking fun at not only “Twilight,” but the genre of vampire romance fiction that has popped up and detracted from the glorious myths of vampires. If you’re a big “Twilight” fan or an anti-”Twilight” fan, I suggest this book to you.»

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ACTUALITÉ : « Twilight » movies bring young drivers’ attention to Volvo

By: Kevin Davis February 08, 2010

James Bond has inspired sales of Aston Martins and BMWs with his super-cool onscreen wheels. Now a vampire who drives a Volvo is getting the attention of young drivers.

Since the release of « Twilight » in 2008, teens and young adults have been drawn to the Volvo C30, driven by the character Edward Cullen.

« All these teenagers were going crazy about the C30, » says Carmelo Scalzo, general manager of Volvo of Oak Park. « After the movie launched, we saw this spike in C30 sales. We didn’t know what had happened until we put two and two together. »

Mr. Scalzo helped market the newer XC60, featured in the series’ second film, « New Moon » (2009), after Volvo caught on and tied the car to the movie through advertisements and guerrilla marketing.

The XC60, at $32,995, has not seen the same spike in sales as the C30, at $24,600, Mr. Scalzo says.

But for some, just seeing one is enough.

« I have people coming in with their kids who are taking pictures with the cars, » say Pat Hubert, general manager of Fields Volvo in Highland Park. « These are younger kids, probably 12 or 13 years old. Their parents say they’ll come back when they’re older. »

Franz Mausser, manager of Barrington Volvo, reports a surge of interest in both models.

« We have seen an increase in interest in both vehicles by the youngest of drivers, teens and twentysomethings, and beyond, » Mr. Mausser says. « Young parents also have been engrossed with the plots and story lines of the movie. »

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