Behind The Curtain: Metaphorical Incest, Fanfiction and Cultural Taboos

TW: As you might have gathered from the title, this column discusses incest, fanfiction policing, pedophilia, and abuse (of various kinds; child sexual abuse, relationship abuse and parental abuse all come up.) Ah, the fanfiction wars. They'll probably never end, and trying to determine when exactly they began is a matter of definition more than … Continue reading Behind The Curtain: Metaphorical Incest, Fanfiction and Cultural Taboos

The Tapas Creator Incubator Program – A Red Flag Contract [Link]

Almost exactly a year ago, Tapas Media – host of Tapastic, a platform for up and coming webcomics – attempted to add the ‘right of first refusal’ clause to their terms of service. Now a year later, there’s more controversy about a new project of theirs; the Tapas Creator Incubator Program. More correctly, The Tapas … Continue reading The Tapas Creator Incubator Program – A Red Flag Contract [Link]