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"We lose ourselves in stories, but we also find ourselves in stories. Fan fiction isn't just a way for us to gay-up straight characters (or sex-up gay characters); it's an exercise in molding narratives that resonate with our unique life experiences. Fan fiction readers and writers aren't waiting for networks and showrunners to hand them a beautiful bouquet of freshly picked roses. They're planting their own gardens and fertilizing their own imaginations and pruning and weeding and growing something proud and strong. They may have borrowed the seeds, but the blossoms are all their own.