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Fan Fiction Basics: Canon, Fanon and HeadcanonFan Fiction Basics: Canon, Fanon and Headcanon by zoni
Fan authors have a completely different set of problems from original fiction authors. One of the things we have to deal with is a different set of vocabulary. While all of the standard things (plot, characters, etc.) still apply, there is one set of terms that original authors never have to deal with: Canon/Fanon/Headcanon.
Since these terms can be confusing, I figured I'd put this together to explain the differences between the three terms. Let's start with the most important one, shall we?
Canon is facts, information and events presented in the source material your story is based on.
In general, to be accepted as canon, the information must either be shown or explicitly told. This can include things like character ages, events that have happened, even the way people dress.
For example, the fact that Seba
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