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  •  I was refering back to (5+ / 0-)

    The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes.  Theres some pretty good Holmes Pastiches out there- Laurie King comes to mind, but there are some really ungodly awful  Holmes "fan-fic".

    Does anyone else find that there is more sci-fi/fantasy fan-fic (and therefore more truly awful stuff) than mystery fan-fic?  Is there any Romance or Western Fanfic?  Just curious.  I would imagine theres a lot of Twi-light stuff- not sure where that would go.

    Don't get me wrong- theres a lot of bad mystery writing.  There just doesn't seem to be the same -"so bad its good" stuff.  Its  just..... bad.

    Intellect and romance triumph over brute force and cynicism

    by Hill Jill on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 01:58:54 PM PST

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    •  There's fanfic about anything and everything (4+ / 0-)
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      ferg, Hill Jill, Black Max, Ahianne

      You can check out Fanfiction.net if you have any doubts. (In particular, there's fanfic based on Bonanza, The High Chaparral, and other TV-Westerns. And there's lots of Bronte-based stuff. And 162 fanfics based on Romeo and Juliet....)

      Mundus vult decipi, decipiatur

      by TheOtherMaven on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 03:04:06 PM PST

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      •  I've seen fanfiction for The Black Stallion (0+ / 0-)

        Fortunately it wasn't smutty.  If it had been, I think I would have killed myself.

        OTOH, someone wrote a Knightrider story where Michael has sex with KITT.  Not on KITT or near KITT, WITH KITT.

        Really.

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