"Since this question DOES come up a lot, sometimes in not-so-nice ways,
I figured maybe I could use this nice question and write some kind of
Ultimate Tumblr Answer to all such questions so I wouldn’t have to
answer it again."
Lengthy but excellent article on the continuing stupid (and arguably
misogynistic) attitude towards fanfiction. We don't mock professional
athletes who participated in amateur sports before their career took
off. Also via Muse.
Share and enjoy,
*** Xanni ***
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