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A Question for Fanficcers
Is there a term in common use to distinguish fics consistent with canon (e.g. "Neville and his Grandmother Pack his Bags the Night before he first goes to Hogwarts") from those that contradict it (e.g. "After the Final Victory of the Death Eaters, Draco decides to Employ Ron Weasley as his Houseboy")?
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'Canon compliant' means what it sounds like. If it goes away from canon, it's generally referred to as 'canon divergence'.

Oh, thank you! I like the symmetry of canon divergence better than AU, which sounds too broad a term.

Yes, and AU generally means wildly different to canon - I write a LOT of AUs (whichever fandom I'm in!) - often historical ('cos that's my thing). But I do also write canon divergences where the story jumps the tracks at a particular point in canon, and goes off and does its own thing (or the characters do! *rolls eyes*)