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From: "Kevin J. Maroney" <kmaroney@ungames.com>
Subject: Re: (whorl) mantis on TBOTSS and fanfic
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2001 11:33:16 

At 05:26 PM 6/20/01 -0700, Mantis wrote:
>So the writing by H & H, while buttressed by interviews, snatches of
>conversation, and editorial consensus, amounts to a patch written by fans,
>which is rather like a fan fiction in the broad sense (rather than the
>specific sense of "slash" or "Mary Sue").

"Fanfic" is not the same thing as "fiction written by fans"; "fan" is not 
the same thing as "admirer of"; "biography" is not the same as "fiction".

    Kevin Maroney | Unplugged Games
    kmaroney@ungames.com | (212) 777-1190

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