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[http://fanhistory.com Fan History Wiki] is a  fan run project established by fans for fans dedicated to preserving, documenting and writing fandom history. {{tag|history}} Fan History is includes also a directory of people in fandom.  
 
[http://fanhistory.com Fan History Wiki] is a  fan run project established by fans for fans dedicated to preserving, documenting and writing fandom history. {{tag|history}} Fan History is includes also a directory of people in fandom.  
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== History ==
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Fan History is an outgrowth of Writers University's history department. Writers University was founded back in 2000 on FanFiction.Net by Laura under the nome de pume Michela Ecks, moved off about six months later, spent several years at writersu.s5.com, on its own domain and otherwise in a state of flux. The site eventually folded, with some of content being moved to [http://www.fanworks.org/ FanWorks.Org], a precursor to this wiki found on another site and in an unpublished fanzines. During this period, Laura's research into the history of fan fiction and fandom continued. Fan History on its old location was not inviting enough participation on the part of wider fandom, which was the reason for its move to MediaWiki on its own domain in May 2006. In March 2008, [http://www.fanhistory.com/wiki/User:FanFictionNetBot FanFictionNetBot] was run in order to help Fan History meet the goal of becoming a fandom directory.  The bot helped create over 450,000 articles about users about FanFiction.Net users. In July 2008, Fan History became a limited liability corporation known as Fan History LLC.  In August 2008, a Dutch and Spanish version of the wiki project were launched.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.fanhistory.com/index.php/Image:Fan_History_traffic_ranges_May_12_to_May_18_2008.jpg Fan History traffic breakdown according to five services]
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* [http://www.fanhistory.com/ Fan History]
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* [http://blog.fanhistory.com/ Fan History's blog]
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* [http://www.aboutus.org/FanHistory.com Fan History's About Us article]
  
 
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Fan History Wiki is a fan run project established by fans for fans dedicated to preserving, documenting and writing fandom history. history Fan History is includes also a directory of people in fandom.

History

Fan History is an outgrowth of Writers University's history department. Writers University was founded back in 2000 on FanFiction.Net by Laura under the nome de pume Michela Ecks, moved off about six months later, spent several years at writersu.s5.com, on its own domain and otherwise in a state of flux. The site eventually folded, with some of content being moved to FanWorks.Org, a precursor to this wiki found on another site and in an unpublished fanzines. During this period, Laura's research into the history of fan fiction and fandom continued. Fan History on its old location was not inviting enough participation on the part of wider fandom, which was the reason for its move to MediaWiki on its own domain in May 2006. In March 2008, FanFictionNetBot was run in order to help Fan History meet the goal of becoming a fandom directory. The bot helped create over 450,000 articles about users about FanFiction.Net users. In July 2008, Fan History became a limited liability corporation known as Fan History LLC. In August 2008, a Dutch and Spanish version of the wiki project were launched.

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