Talk:Catherine Salmon

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I made this page with all the stuff I've collected about the two published works about fandom, both co-authored with D. Symons. I'm not sure if the works themselves should each get there own page and only be linked from here. Easy enough to C&P if we decide that's how it should be. Trouble is, the two works are often discussed by fans together in the same posts, along with that youtube interview of Symons. Thoughts?--facetofcathy 15:58, 25 July 2011 (UTC)

I think we need to create a page for the works themselves since they were co-authored. It seems arbitrary to put the analysis on the page of one author or the other, unless we know for certain the main ideas were all her fault, so to speak. We could start with a page for Warrior Lovers: Erotic Fiction, Evolution and Female Sexuality and include information about Slash fiction and human mating psychology there unless and until there's enough just about the article to split off a second page. Having a page entitled Warrior Lovers that I can spot while browsing the Perspectives on Fans category also improves access to the information. Not everyone might remember the names of the authors.--æþel 22:49, 25 July 2011 (UTC)
I've come to this conclusion myself as I've thought about the pages now they're partly filled in. Not that I was aiming for fault though, and it's interesting the number of times her name just gets forgotten in discussing the works in other venues. The article is actually the thing quoted on another page on Fanlore as it happens, but naming a page after the book will work fine. They do cover the same bunch of research as near as I can tell--I've never read the book--so I think having one page cover both works is legitimate. I can move the information to a new page today or tomorrow. Just Warrior Lovers or the full title do you think?--facetofcathy 23:13, 25 July 2011 (UTC)