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From: "Kevin J. Maroney" <kmaroney@ungames.com>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Fan fic? Fooey.
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2001 13:38:50 

At 09:10 AM 6/19/01 -0700, Blattid wrote:
>The term is specific, refers to the parasitic

Not that we're loading up with judgmental terms here, no, no.

>creation of new stories in a _fictional_ world _created by
>some other person or corporate entity_, on an amateur or
>not-for-profit basis, and usually (but not always) quite
>_bad_. The best-known, if not actually dominant, forms,
>are the [erotic|pornographic] "slash" fiction* and the

"Mary Sue".

But your basic point is right; whatever Hoof and Hide are doing, it's not 

Wombat, a.k.a. Kevin Maroney kmaroney@ungames.com
Kitchen Staff Supervisor, New York Review of Science Fiction

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