Fan Fiction: Bane or Boone?
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|Title:||Fan Fiction: Bane or Boone?|
|External Links:||Fan Fiction: Bane or Boone? by Noelle Hay, Archived version|
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Every author faces a loss of intentions and integrity of their original story. That is a part of the business. Once a novel is published, as the word publication indicates; it belongs to the public. How consumers relate to it in the realm of fandom is a reflection on the author's ability to connect with their audience. In the short term you can measure success of a story by sales, but in the long term it must be measured by how long and brightly it burns in the fan community.