How 'Homestuck' Defined What It Means to Be a Fan Online
After 10 years, Homestuck's epilogue leaves its fate in the hands of its fans.
My Quest to Become a Harry Potter Erotic Fan Fiction Writer
Seven days and 12,000 words later, I understand why a children’s book universe is such a potent vehicle for smut.
Mark Zuckerberg Fanfiction Has Not Aged Well
It was easy to forgive the fictional Zuckerberg for being flawed when there were no consequences to his actions beyond a few Harvard kids losing money.
Waypoint High Says An Arty Goodbye to the Class of 2016
Here's to the art, articles and fanfiction we collected to celebrate the year that was 2016.
The Most Popular ‘Lord of the Rings’ Fanfiction You’ve Never Heard of
‘The Mellon Chronicles’ is a 1.2 million word epic fanfiction series.
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The Forgotten Early History of Fanfiction
Before Fifty Shades of Grey, early fanfiction authors carved out their own little homes on the burgeoning internet.
Queer and Trans Teens Are Embracing This Mobile Dating Sim
LongStory lets players choose their gender and who they want to date.
Growing Up and Role-Playing on Xanga, the Proto-Tumblr
How high school roleplaying on Xanga inspired me to become a writer
Canadians Are Hawking Some Truly Weird Justin Trudeau Kitsch
Canada's studly PM has inspired a cottage industry of weird shit.
This AI Creates Interactive Fiction by Reading Other People's Stories
One day, all that internet fan fiction could be put to good use.
How the Band Fearless Vampire Killers Created Their Own Universe of Goth Teen Fans
You've probably never heard of the British group, but they've taken a very particular part of the world by storm.
Why Do Adult Women Love One Direction Slash Fanfiction?
Although One Direction has broken up, their influence lives on in homoerotica written by female fans.