Is professionally-published Fan Fiction the next victim of Betteridge's Law of Headlines?

Rachel Edidin asks: "Publishers Are Warming to Fan Fiction, But Can It Go Mainstream?"

Literary publishing’s uneasy relationship with fan fiction has been complicated by the realization that fandom is a huge potential market—one stocked with both prolific authors and enthusiastic readers. But tapping that market is a dilemma few publishers seem quite prepared to engage.

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  1. mrmcd says:

    Will Boingboing's Recursive Betteridge Paradox destroy the Internet as we know it?

  2. Fan fiction can succeed if authors are ok with their characters fucking each other and characters from other universes.

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