Category Archives: FW Tips

We’re by no means the authority on fandom, but we do occasionally offer advice. Here’s where you’ll find it.

How to be a Responsible Fan

As you may know, Wanderers, we’re going to be leaving you for a while, so we wanted to make sure you’ve got a quick reference guide to the kind of things we’ve been trying to promote. So, without further ado, … Continue reading

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Some Tips for Cosplaying

It’s coming up for that time of year again, people. Yes, that’s right, it’s just about time for pretty much all the conventions to happen, and even if you can’t get to any of the big ones, there’s a likely … Continue reading

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What to do During a Clear-Out

There comes a point in everyone’s fandom life when they realise they probably have too much in the way of DVDs, CDs, games, or whatever it is you may have. Actually, this is probably just a thing for everyone full … Continue reading

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How to Gather a Convention Team

So, Wanderers. We’ve talked about a lot of things to do with conventions in the past, but one thing we haven’t talked about is how to gather the perfect group of people to go to one with you. Anyone who’s … Continue reading

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How to Start a Collection

I’ve mentioned this to you before, my dear Wanderers, but I am a collector. In particular, I collect action figures, ranging from the cheap mass produced ones, to the high-range made for the collectors market style. Though, actually, I never … Continue reading

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How to Behave in a Comic Shop

The comic shop is still, for many, an intimidating place to be. And, to be fair to those many, it’s not really hard to see why. Face it; a comic shop is a place where only a relatively niche selection … Continue reading

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How to Take a Break from Fandom(s)

Wanderers, we’ve mentioned before that fandom is supposed to be fun. It’s often a coming-together of people who share similar interests and values. But sometimes, it all turns a bit sour, or you’re not feeling it just now, or you … Continue reading

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How To Be in Fandom

Yeah. Okay, I’ll hold my hands up and admit it, the idea for this issue’s tips is a little on the reaching for it side. But we received a request, that will be looked at in another issue, and it … Continue reading

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How to Be a Good Audience Member

Well, Wanderers, sometimes it’s good to go out and watch something at the cinema or theatre. This can,  however, be fraught with difficulties due to the fact that people are quite easy to annoy. They’re even easier to annoy if … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Bullying in Fandoms

Wanderers, as much as fandom is an escape from reality, a safe haven for our creative urges, sometimes less…welcome behaviours slip in. I am, of course, talking about bullying. Bullying is a serious matter, whether it be in person, online, … Continue reading

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