blondie_54 (blondie_54) wrote in mfu_canteen,

Fanfic ethics about sharing stories

Is it morally okay to share someone else's stories without their consent, if you're unable to get in touch with the author? Should I continue to share a story that someone wants to read but is unable to get access to?

On Tumbler recently, someone asked about Raisa's follow up to one of my stories, Kiss and Tell. I know there has been interest in the past regarding Raisa's story and unable to contact the author (she's no longer involved in fandom), I recently took the decision to scan and share images of the pages from the fanzine for a fellow fan, though I was uncomfortable about doing so. So, should I continue to share and help a fellow fan, or should I respect another author's work?

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