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  1. simple past tense and past participle of pull-to-publish


pulled-to-publish (not comparable)

  1. (of a work of fiction) Previously published as fan fiction before being commercially released.
    • 2015, Katharine E. McCain, "Canon Vs. 'Fanon': Genre Devices In Contemporary Fanfiction", thesis submitted to Georgetown University, page 4:
      [] and, as I will argue in Chapter Five, these differ significantly from the pulled-to-publish (P2P) novels like After and Fifty Shades of Grey.
    • 2016, Monica Flegel & Jenny Roth, "Writing a New Text: The Role of Cyberculture in Fanfiction Writers’ Transition to 'Legitimate' Publishing", Contemporary Women's Writing, Volume 10, Issue 2, July 2016:
      In answer to questions about fan policing of pulled-to-publish fanfiction, she notes: []
    • 2017, Kacey Whalen, "A Consumption of Gay Men: Navigating the Shifting Boundaries of M/M Romantic Readership", thesis submitted to DePaul University, page 10:
      While not all or even most m/m romance novels are pulled-to-publish stories, the close connection between slash fiction and m/m romance allows us to see how each genre might inform each other as readers and authors begin to cross over.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:pulled-to-publish.