fiction fiction  /ˈfɪk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
  2. (n) a deliberately false or improbable account

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Usage(s):

  • Science fiction is a native 20th century art form that came of age at the same time as jazz.

News

  1. Amazon Adds Comic Book, Sci-Fi Stories to Kindle Fan Fiction Platform

    Amazon's new Kindle Worlds fan fiction publishing platform today opened its doors to characters from the Valiant Entertainment comic book world, among others.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PC Magazine

  2. Amazon's Fan Fiction Division Inks Deal With Valiant Comics

    Last month, Amazon unveiled its plans to turn fan fiction into a real business, signing on Alloy Entertainment (a division of Warner Bros.) to allow independent writers to sell fiction based on shows like Gossip Girl and The Vampire Diairies on Amazon's site On Thursday, Amazon announced that it signed similar agreements with several more partners, including comic book publisher Valiant ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Mashable

  3. New Fiction Release Emotional Tale of the Aftermath of Childhood Abuse; Book by DL Larson

    This new fiction release published by Dog Ear Publishing is the story of Francis Frailey, a man who suffered from abuse at the hands of a close relative in childhood. Francis is determined to keep his family from the same fate by keeping himself closed off from them, but this plan is thwarted by his wife, Christine, and her insistence that Francis is worthy of her love. (PRWeb June 19, 2013 ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "I know that when you played the African-American president of the United States, most people thought that would happen when a comet hit," Rice said, drawing laughs and cheers. "But wonder of wonders, fiction has become true."
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: kwgn.com

  2. Norman Mailer, who died Saturday morning, said it himself: In his younger days, "fiction was everything. The novel, the big novel, the driving force. We all wanted to be Hemingway ...... I don't think the same thing can be said anymore."
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Norman Mailer Source: CNN

  3. "It is just a fiction that these are jobs Americans aren't willing to do," Dorgan said. "The fact is that the overwhelming majority of these jobs are currently done by Americans. The main reason that big corporations want a guest worker...
    on May 22, 2007 By: Byron Dorgan Source: Forbes

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