Writer and teacher based in Indianapolis. Obsessed with existential videogames and the live-action Scooby-Doo movie. Looking for ideas in all the wrong places.
Junior Contributor II
The Transition from Internet Content Creation to More Traditional Media
Examine artists who have taken successful careers from internet niches (E.L. James, Kris Straub, etc.) and how they pivoted from this success to a more mainstream kind of fame. E.L. James took a Twilight fanfiction and turned it into a successful novel trilogy with barely any edits. Kris Straub turned his Candle Cove creepypasta into a successful Syfy original series. What goes into the process of bringing the internet into line with traditional media?