the world of professional writing, in contrast to fan writing or activities
[< professional + -dom (in fandom)]
1941 Viewpoints in Astonishing Stories Nov. 8/2
Fantasy-News, the oldest weekly now being published…. Four to six pages mimeographed…. News of all fandom and prodom. [All ellipses in orig.]
You won’t find a finer fanzine, nor one that will get you behind the scenes in fandom and prodom quicker.
Club House in Amazing Stories Mar. 186/2
Part of this Impression was created by my familiarity with events in prodom and fandom dating back to earliest stefnal times, a familiarity I acquired during a diligent collecting career.
From Der Voodvork Out in Laundry (#1) Feb. 5
But fans have always stressed the fiction aspect of science fiction, and except for a few notable exceptions, prodom has done likewise.
Happy Benford Chatter in Void 18 June 2
What are your feelings concerning the reactions of SF fan-and-prodom to Perry Rhodan?
in Science Fiction Review May 94/1
1981 Famous Monsters of Filmland (#176) Aug. 43/1
#2 IN OUR SERIES OF FM fans who have graduated to prodom is: JAMES CUMMINS.
Most people in the little pond that is SF prodom and fandom (oh, they are different: the pros get paid and have expense accounts and much prestige) are pretty cliquey.
in J. N. Williamson How to Write Tales of Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction xxv. 154
I actually entered prodom and fandom simultaneously.
How Precious Was That While xi. 243
Research HistoryFred Galvin submitted a 1959 cite from Fancyclopedia II.
Bill Mullins submitted a 1950 cite from Rog Phillips, and many others.
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