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All of the Hurt, None of the Comfort

I’ve recently learned that my nickname, which my friend Karen bestowed on me back in 1989, is a term of art in fan fiction. To ‘whump’ a character is to write a fic where awful things happen to him, often at the hands of other characters from the book/show/movie, after which everyone realizes they’ve done [...]

WisCon and LJ Panel

Hi. I normally do not post public entries here, but wanted to respond to kate_nepveu’s concerns about the “WisCon and Live Journal” panel.
As read, the panel description sounds rather wank-tastic, however, given the background of my co-panelists, I’m s…