|Also Known As:|
|Medium:||Books, TV scripts|
|Works:||Licensed tie-ins for Monk, Diagnosis Murder|
|Official Website(s):||www.leegoldberg.com - Website + Blog|
|On Fanlore:||Related pages|
Lee Goldberg is a professional author who is outspoken in his disapproval of fanfiction, calling fanfic writers, among other things, "lazy thieves." He insists that his writing of tie-in novels is very different from fanfiction and that fanfiction is "of course" illegal.
Some fans, when discussing Goldberg, will elide his name, for example as "L** G*ldb*rg." This is to keep Mr. Goldberg, an infamous ego-googler, from finding the discussion and jumping in to flame the participants.
Some fans find him hilarious. Others, not so much.
Also see John Ordover Wars.
- Lee Goldberg's War on Fanfic, Archived version on Cathy Young's blog, Feb 7 2007
- You Don't Know Jack, June 30, 2005. Archived by the Wayback Machine 05 May 2006.
- Am I a fanficcer?, Archived version Lee Goldberg's blog entry, Sep 20, 2006
- Is fanfic legal?, Archived version Blog entry from Aug 12, 2006