This article is from the Recommended Fantasy Authors FAQ, by Amy Sheldon firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
Yes! You too can have your very own copy of the Recommended
Fantasy Author List on your very own personal computer! There
are a couple of ways to go about it:
1) E-mail me at email@example.com Be sure to let me know
whether you want the list in one big lump as a MIME
attached file, or broken up into five separate messages.
2) Via anonymous ftp to rtfm.mit.edu (and its mirror sites)
from the directory /pub/usenet/alt.fan.eddings/
3) If you don't have access to ftp, you can use the
news.answers ftp-by-mail server. Send a message to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the following six lines in
the body (not the subject) of the message: