S2E6. Politics and Social Issues (Or, Who Has the Energy to be a Teacher and a Spy at the Same Time?)

The Fanfic Writers' Craft

31-03-2023 • 40分

In this episode, Jo (@pebblysand) and Lani (@copper-dust) talk about writing about politics or social issues in fanfiction. They chat about the ins and outs of building a fictional political system, the challenges in making sense of canon, and the ethics of tackling more controversial topics. They also touch on art being a medium for social justice and political dissent, and discuss whether we think artists have a duty to be politically engaged.

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