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Readers of erotic fan fiction get lost in a world of their own

Readers of erotic fan fiction get lost in a world of their own

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor

February 13, 2020

College students across the country are making these dreams a reality by taking the reigns of their favorite media and writing their own works, called fan fiction.

Pitt alum publishes serialized email novel

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

By Sarah Morris / Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

With a growing number of people flocking to Kindles and iPads for reading, publishing novels online seems to be the modern— and eco-friendly — option for contemporary literature. Adam Dove, who graduated from Pitt in 2014 with a degree in fiction writing, decided to tap into this trend and releas...

Public and professional writing program major-ly expands

Professor Libertz talks with Kristyna Finikiotis in class Wednesday. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor

September 7, 2017

Jonathan Frye knew he wanted to write when he came to Pitt, but he also wanted to leave with skills to find a job. “I always wanted to be an English major, but the ones at Pitt seemed to be more education or storytelling focused,” he said. “I didn’t see how I could apply that to the career I want...

Creative careers demand inventive and versatile portfolios

By Michael Bichler / For The Pitt News

February 6, 2015

For some job seekers, simply attaching a resumé and cover letter won’t cut it.In order to get any job in an art or writing profession, a portfolio sampling your best work is a must to display your accomplishments in your college career. However, deciding what you put in a portfolio can be as important as the...

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