OT/Gary Stu (fanfic definition query)

Jendle jenny.preston at virgin.net
Tue Jun 25 13:47:57 EDT 2002


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> From: owner-dwj at suberic.net [mailto:owner-dwj at suberic.net]On Behalf Of
> Rebecca Ganetzky
> Sent: 25 June 2002 17:07
> To: dwj at suberic.net
> Subject: Re: OT/Gary Stu (fanfic definition query)
>
>
> Katta wrote:
> > Um, no, and no. Slashfic is not primarily a pornographical genre but a
> > romantic one that ranges in its sexual explicitness from G to NC-17,
> > where even NC-17 isn't necessarily worse than anything by Jean Auel. And
> > femslash (female slash) exists in most of the main fandoms and several
> > small ones: out of the top of my head I can mention Buffy the Vampire
> > Slayer, Smallville, Dark Angel, X-Men and Star Trek Voyager.
> I'm sorry if I in some way offended you.  As I said before:
> slashfic is not
> *always* a pornographic genre but it is true that the definition often
> includes primarily (often -- not primarily.).  It is also true
> that if you
> look at a number of web-dictionary sites slashfic will be *defined* as
> pornographic...take the different definitions for what you will.

I've never met a slash writer who doesn't take offence at the term
"pornographic" being used to describe their writing.  There are vastly long
discussions about this all over the internet.

Jen
--
"Mistrust all enterprises that require new clothes."

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