fanfiction

Games Opinion

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.
Michael Lutz
5.15.19
Sex

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.
Laura Bell
6.28.18
Eduardo/Zuck

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.
Mark Hill
4.24.18
2016

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.
Danielle Riendeau
1.4.17
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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.
Erika W. Smith
8.1.16
Star Trek

The Forgotten Early History of Fanfiction

Before Fifty Shades of Grey, early fanfiction authors carved out their own little homes on the burgeoning internet.
Mark Hill
7.3.16
Toronto

Queer and Trans Teens Are Embracing This Mobile Dating Sim

LongStory lets players choose their gender and who they want to date.
Juanita Bawagan
7.2.16
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Growing Up and Role-Playing on Xanga, the Proto-Tumblr

How high school roleplaying on Xanga inspired me to become a writer
Danielle Corcione
2.20.16
Stuff

Canadians Are Hawking Some Truly Weird Justin Trudeau Kitsch

Canada's studly PM has inspired a cottage industry of weird shit.
Jake Kivanc
1.6.16
Fiction

This AI Creates Interactive Fiction by Reading Other People's Stories

One day, all that internet fan fiction could be put to good use.
Emanuel Maiberg
9.2.15
Music

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.
Jak Hutchcraft
8.27.15
fanfiction

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.
Miranda Popkey
8.26.15
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