In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This is my first original story, I usually write fan fiction.
- I really like that - it totally encapsulates for me what fan fiction is about - writing the bits we don't see on TV, reading between the lines.
- Textual Poachers gives considerable attention to the fan fiction written about characters and situations originating in television shows.
- I don't actually have much of an opinion on people using my characters in fan fiction.
- As a fledgling writer, I really wouldn't spend too much time worrying that people will write fan fiction with your characters in.
- Unless you're the kind of person who spends their weekends writing fan fiction about video game characters this won't matter too much.
- As its name suggests, fan fiction is fiction written by those who are great enthusiasts for a particular writer's work, and have borrowed his or her characters and contexts to write fiction of their own.
- Sometimes, in fan fiction, I'd write the whole story out before I start posting it.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.