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Jul 16, 2023
Wattpad quietly dropped the news of some major changes to the Watty Awards this year—including cutting out fanfiction. Here's what we know.
Jan 25, 2023
Want to try your hand at fanfiction, but don't want it to end up too cringey? Follow this step-by-step guide for writing your first fic.
Jul 27, 2022
Our curated list of favorite fan stories inspired by Julia Quinn's romance novels and its Netflix adaptation.
Aug 20, 2021
Fanfiction. Romance. YA. These genres are frequently accused of being low-quality. So why is it that so many of us love to read them?...
Jul 27, 2021
Author of Harry Styles fanfiction stories Tempted, Phoenix, and Venom is plagued by accusations that she sexted minors. Here's what we know.
May 12, 2021
If the world were a bad Wattpad fic, here are a few things we'd expect to see.
Feb 28, 2021
Users are questioning AO3's open and permissive stance toward moderation after "Sexy Times with Wangxian" fic threatens usability of the ent
Jan 18, 2021
Fanfiction gets a bad rap from the literature community, but we've gathered our favorite quotes from celebrated authors who appreciate a...
Oct 5, 2020
From One Direction members to the big screen: Here's how the After actors fit with the book's descriptions.
Sep 4, 2020
Before these books found their fame, they were just another piece of fanfiction.
Aug 10, 2020
Fans love to dive deeper into the world of their favorite characters. But what about the authors? These famous writers have big issues with
Jul 8, 2023
Want to do what you love and get paid for it? Here are a few ways to make it happen... Fanfiction has always been a legal grey area—one...
Dec 9, 2022
These fictional universes are free to explore for writers looking to put their own spin on a classic story. The legality of fanfiction...
Mar 7, 2022
Want to represent your fandom 24/7? Check out this collection of gorgeous fanfiction-inspired ink for awesome ideas. Fish in a Teacup...
Aug 8, 2021
Loved After and want to read more? Check out these Harry Styles fanfics we're completely obsessed with. Stall by MysteryMixtapes After a...
Jun 30, 2021
It's hard enough to attract readers, but keeping them is a whole new challenge. Here are the five big reasons most readers give up on a stor
Apr 15, 2021
Add a dose of k-pop love to your reading list with these fics for fans of BTS, Exo, and the genre in general. Blood Ink: Property of...
Jan 24, 2021
We're calling out the most overdone and overrated plots in the fanfiction world in hopes that maybe—finally!—they'll go away.
Jan 16, 2021
A few simple errors can take a fanfiction story from must-read to hard pass.
Oct 1, 2020
When it comes to choosing character names, writers have a few favorites that keep showing up everywhere.
Aug 28, 2020
You don't have to be a Harry Styles fan to appreciate this action-packed, dark romance that outdoes After on every level.
Mar 8, 2023
Here are our favorite videos of Shawn Mendes, The Try Guys, and more of our favorite stars reading fanfics about themselves.
Oct 19, 2022
Looking for good Harry Potter fanfiction? Here are our favorite underrated fan stories within the magical universe of Harry Potter.
Oct 7, 2021
Ever wanted a physical copy of your favorite online fic? These fans are making that wish a reality with fanbinding—book binding for fanficti
Aug 4, 2021
Get your fill of saving people and hunting things with these awesome fanfic picks from the world of Supernatural.
Jun 9, 2021
Writing is hard. Writing something that doesn't trigger an instant facepalm is even harder. These 9 mistakes can wreck a good fanfic.
Mar 3, 2021
You may think anything goes in the world of fanfiction, but these bad moves will seriously alienate your readers and the community. 1....
Fanfiction's role in the literary community is complicated and often contested, but fan works have been influencing literature and its...
Jan 6, 2021
These fandom-inspired pieces are perfect for fanfiction lovers.
Sep 9, 2020
We've found a few cute, fandom-inspired pieces to bring your love of reading into your home.
Aug 26, 2020
Fanfiction has operated within a legal gray area for years. Now that fan works like 50 Shades of Gray and After are seeing mainstream succes