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    From: "jmsatb5@aol.com" <jmsatb5@aol.com>
 Subject: Re: Question for JMS: Claudia Christian's Bab 5 book "squashed"?
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 5/3/2007 2:53:02 PM  

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On May 3, 8:22 am, Amy Guskin <aisl...@fjordstone.com> wrote:
> >> On Thu, 3 May 2007 11:25:07 -0400, Jan wrote
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> (in article <f1cusj01...@drn.newsguy.com>):
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> > In article <0001HW.C25F5A620043AA4EF0182...@news.verizon.net>, Amy Guskin
> > says...
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> >>>> On Thu, 3 May 2007 04:22:18 -0400, dabargainhu...@gmail.com wrote
> >> (in article <1178180537.957009.75...@n76g2000hsh.googlegroups.com>):
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> >>> JMS,
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> >>> This was written in the Claudia Christian e-mail newsletter:
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> >>> "For those of you who were interested in the Babylon 5 novel, it will
> >>> not be published. JMS squashed the release of the book and that's all
> >>> I know." <<
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> >> One of four possible explanations for this is that he didn't, but Mongoose
> >> told her that he did...
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> > I saw that same sentence on a Yahoo list earlier in the week and asked for
> the
> > source. Not surprisingly, I didn't get a response.
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> > In fairness to Mongoose and Matthew Sprange, his announcement didn't mention
> > either WB or JMS or anybody else. What he said to any of the writers is
> > anybody's guess.<<
>
> Right, which is why I said it was only one of four possible explanations:
>
> 1) JMS didn't "squash" her novel, but someone (Mongoose, her agent, the fan
> fiction fairy) told her he did;
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> 2) JMS didn't "squash" her novel, and no one told her that he did (i.e. she's
> just making up stories);
>
> 3) JMS did "squash" her novel, and someone (Mongoose, her agent, the fan
> fiction fairy) told her he did;
>
> 4) JMS did "squash" her novel, but no one tole her that he did (so she made
> up a story).
>
> Amy- Hide quoted text -
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> - Show quoted text -

Nobody went out of their way to squash, squish or smush Claudia's
book. None of the Mongoose B5 novels are going ahead, hers or anybody
else's. There's nothing more to it than that.

jms

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