Novel plagiarist gender-swapped heroine to create gay romance

If you want to say that copyright violation and plagiarism are both unethical in your opinion, feel free to do so.

Personally, I think absurd statements that conflate discrete concepts are intellectually dishonest and unethical, which is, like, the same thing as fascism…


well, you know…


I’m…intensely curious how you interpreted that entire story if you were thinking that Kronar’s daughter came out of a woman.


Clearly I wan’t paying attention.

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I swear, the headline of this article looks like it was created by picking words out of a hat. Yes, I realize it does actually describe the article, but it still feels like Boingboing word salad.


I’m not sure if I consider this plagiarism, I’d really have to read both books which sounds like it could be a fate worse than not reading both books.

That’s probably TurnItIn.

Also, perhaps the term “fraud” would be better used in your case @bathosfear? Passing off someone else’s work as your own is a far, far, cry from file sharing.

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Heading South…

She’s now working on a screenplay.
A retro M/F romance western thing. “Breakneck Peak,” or something like that.


Is your real name Breq, and did you used to be a starship AI with multiple bodies?



That’s going on my wishlist.

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Anyone but me want someone to go ahead and post up the epilogue with the Search and Find M to F pronouns and names method the “author” used to create the novel?

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It is a very good book, although I think the second one is a bit confusing and slow.

M/M romance novels written by straight women are written for straight women. She should have anticipated audience crossover.

sort of an analogue to “Lesbian” porn?

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tangentially related?

In a workshop at RT called ‘Walking the Line of Consent’, the author Jeffe Kennedy reviewed the continuum from non-consent (‘Non-Con’) to questionable consent, or even dubious consent (‘Dub-Con’) – situations where the heroine agrees to sex, and even enjoys it, but has been trapped or pressured into it. This is what happens in Kennedy’s novel Under Contract (2015), where a financially destitute woman agrees to have kinky sex in exchange for paying off her debt. ‘Not a real thing at all, right?’ Kennedy said, laughing. ‘At least, nobody’s ever paid me.’
Of course, in real life, consent is everything, the gold and only standard. But in fiction, the most important variable is the consent of the reader. ‘You’ve all probably read those books where the heroine is all: “No, no, no!” and the hero is all: “Oh, but you will! I’ll force you!” and you as the reader are going: “Yes you will!” That’s the reader giving consent,’ Kennedy explained. Part of why dubious consent or forced seduction works is because readers also identify with the hero. ‘When the pirate captain takes the shrinking English virgin, we’re doing that too,’ she said. ‘We want to consume her. We want to seduce somebody. We like being on both sides of that, at least as far as the fantasy.’

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I used to post on a historical discussion board when, without warning, the owners installed some very crude nanny software.

I then discovered that I had apparently written a long post about the “buttbuttination” of Archduke Ferdinand.


I thought I read about that in history clbutt


I remember playing a game that had the same problem with the chat filter. There’s no better filter glitch than buttbuttinating someone.

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