command line fan fiction program?

Karen Lewellen klewellen at
Thu Mar 23 03:17:37 UTC 2017

The goal is to read the works off line, not on the site. i. e. download 
Compare with archive of our own.
there one has the option to download, even in lynx for example via the full 
story choice, get the story int ext.
However, not all  fan fiction stories appear elsewhere.

On Wed, 22 Mar 2017, Tim Chase wrote:

> (yes, both your original post and your nudge came through)
> Am I missing something in particular?  I visited the site in
> Lynx-the-cat and was able to get to a number of the fanfic works
> without any issue.  Just to sample, I went in by Movie and sampled
> some of the X-Men works, and went in by TV Show and sampled some of
> the M*A*S*H works.  They all came back as HTML.
> If you're looking for a scraper, the classic "wget" tool should
> provide the ability to scrape a subset of the site.  You might then
> have to do some post-cleanup if you don't want all the site-related
> periphery.
> -tim
> On March 22, 2017, Karen Lewellen wrote:
>> there is a site  called fan fiction.
>> A very long time ago it was possible to download items there, but
>> now one must use a third party application.
>> I am wondering if there is a command line tool, something that
>> might be a part of the Ubuntu distribution since that is what I
>> have both at shellworld and via dreamhost that can get the works
>> converting them into well anything?
>> via robobraille I can convert both epub and pdf into  text.
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