Originally Posted by RogueJedi86
That's why "personal canon" is a tricky and confusing thing to do.
Not really, I can easily ignore the fact that the New Jedi Order series exists abd be perfectly fine with the rest of Star Wars EU... Personal canon is easy to maintain as long as you don't get down to the really fine points of nitpicking very specific things out of the middle of things.
If he doesn't like the turn that SWTOR has taken then all he really needs to do is say "for me, there is no SWTOR"...
On the other hand, writing your own fan fiction is where things get complicated.
In my mind, personal canon = omission of existing canon for your own purposes, fan fiction = creating your own canon to coexist or override official canon