Synopsis: A meditation on where fan fiction authors should draw the line when it comes to adapting the works of other fans, and other authors, as opposed to the works of a studio.
Note: This was written in 2003, when I was churning out chapters of Even Lions Have Their Pride and it was getting a great deal of attention on fan boards. One issue I didn’t begin to address, but which is worth mentioning in passing, is that the original creators of canon works have been paid (and hopefully paid well) for their stories, while the only form of payment that fan fiction authors receive, or in fact can receive in most cases, is credit for their personal contributions to the fandom’s “Expanded Universe” and respectful treatment of that credit by other fans.
Number of Chapters: 1
Net Word Count:885
Total Word Count:1,188
Article Length: Flash Fiction
First Posted: October 1, 2003
Last Updated: October 1, 2003
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