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The new adventures of old Skywalker

As fan fiction gains respect, opportunities expand for the genre's writers

By Vanessa E. Jones
Globe Staff / October 16, 2007

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Fan fiction has long been a part of Debra Doyle's life. In high school, she concocted imaginary stories spun off of the original "Star Trek" series and handed the printed pages to her friends. Then after spending several years writing for academic purposes while getting her doctorate in Old English from the University of Pennsylvania, Doyle re-engaged her creative writing ... (Full article: 1338 words)

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