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kleinbl00  ·  1909 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: My Immortal: Rose Christo comes forward as the notorious fic’s author

kitsy

    The book’s marketing claims Christo anticipated My Immortal’s success and used it to attract a broad network of readers with resources to help her find the younger brother from whom she’d been separated while in foster care.

This seems akin to throwing up at hot dog eating contests in order to crowdsource a proof of Fermat's Last Theorem.





kitsy  ·  1908 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Agreed on the unlikelihood of the story.

I head about this unmasking and I'm very skeptical that the whole thing was some grand plan to find a long lost sibling. I find it more likely that a 26yo fanfic writer retcon'd her 15 yo self's have hopes & dreams for a good story for a memoir.

It's a weird story altogether.