Fan fiction has been getting a lot of press over the last few years–some of it good, some of it bad. While some journalists believe we're all sex-starved geeks living in our parents' basement, thankfully there are a few that give us the benefit of the doubt. Check out these articles published online and in daily newspapers and magazines around the no particular order:

Featuring Working Stiffs: "Fans scripting series online" Hollywood Reporter
The Poachers and the Stormtroopers Red Rock Eater Digest
The E-Files Washington Post
"Fandom's Final Frontier: Homoerotic Literature" L.A. Times
"X-Rated Files"
"In Dull TV Days, Favorites Take Wing Online" New York Times
"Sci-fi fans who are users of the Internet: take a stab at rewriting your favorite shows" Sci-Fi Entertainment
"Fans take control of TV...On-Line" Pitch Magazine
"If Fans Wrote The X-Files..." Mania
"The X-Files Phenomenon" Omega
"Luke Skywalker is Gay? Fan Fiction is America's Literature of Obsession" Slate

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"Digital Land Grab" Technology Review
"It's not the end of the 'Millennium,' after all"
"Do-It-Yourself 'Star Wars'"
"Who Owns Fandom?"
"Web Wars: Crackdown on Fan Websites" Total TV

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