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17 Harry Potter Fanfics to Read Before You Die

We’ve all gotta go some time. The question is will you gently float into that good night sated and satisfied with everything you did in your life or will you shuffle off this mortal coil drowning in a sea of regrets? …Okay nobody can answer that for you. You’re on your own. But – you can make … Continue reading 17 Harry Potter Fanfics to Read Before You Die

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4 Dark Harry Potter Fanfictions That Will Leave You Horrified

Don’t be fooled. Fanfiction isn’t all sweetness and light or self-insertion, wish-fulfillment fantasies. Fanfiction has its fair share of tragedy, angst, and even hurt/comfort stories. And, fair warning to the squeamish among you, it even has a healthy dollop of straight-up horror or just plain horrifying tales. So, do something a little different. Spike your … Continue reading 4 Dark Harry Potter Fanfictions That Will Leave You Horrified

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7 of the Most Agonizing HP Fanfictions

Life…sucks. Not all the time, you understand. Just at those pivotal moments when you open that letter to find out that: You didn’t get into the Ivy League college of your choice (good-bye career prospects!) You didn’t get the car loan (hello rain-soaked bus stop!) You didn’t win the bid for that gorgeous four-bedroom detached suburban (good-bye spacious living!) But you did forget to put the … Continue reading 7 of the Most Agonizing HP Fanfictions

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Take our Free 5 Day Mini Fanfiction Writing Course! Start With a Bang, Drive Tension and Land Your Endings!

Hi there Fanficcers! We embarrassed ourselves. You know that feeling when you realize your anniversary was…yesterday? Ours was in February. In all the excitement of taking on HarryPotterFanfiction.com, launching our Avengers list, and getting invited to LeakyCon… we forgot it. Fortunately we both forgot it? BUT: ​​​​​​​ That’s no reason not to do gifts. ​​​​​​​ … Continue reading Take our Free 5 Day Mini Fanfiction Writing Course! Start With a Bang, Drive Tension and Land Your Endings!

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Why We Love Fanfiction (And You Should Too!)

Featured Art: Fanart for Harry Potter’ Fanfiction by Cudzinec | Learn How We Protect Fan Artists! So-o-oo-oo… fanfic… It’s not just a dirty little secret anymore, is it?   No, no one’s created a national fanfic award yet (Ha! If only…). But everywhere you turn, it keeps showing up. Instead of just living quietly on Fanfiction.net, Archive of Our Own, LiveJournal, Tumblr and other online platforms, it’s been … Continue reading Why We Love Fanfiction (And You Should Too!)

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14 Common Misconceptions About Fanfiction

Featured Art: Gaston Reads Harry Potter by LivingShadowDarkMark | Learn How We Protect Fan Artists! Here we go ’round again. Every year or two or three – like completing the spring cleaning or cleaning out your closets – we fanfic writers and readers are forced to justify our work, our favorite fanfics, our fanfic reading … Continue reading 14 Common Misconceptions About Fanfiction

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15 Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Fanfiction Lover

Captured: the Other Kind of Fanfic by JuanaSunfall | Learn How We Protect Fan Artists! Okay… Don’t. Freak. Out. See? Over there? Don’t turn around!! Just…take a little peek out of the corner of your eye. That’s it, nice and easy. There they are. Your best friend, sibling, classmate, whatever. They’re sitting at their laptop, … Continue reading 15 Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Fanfiction Lover

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3 of the Best Fanfiction Concepts That Would Change the Harry Potter World Forever

When a tale as epic and richly realized as Harry Potter comes along, it’s hard not to see the real world through the lens of its author. Conversely, it’s also hard not to wonder what kind of reality that big, beautiful fictional universe would morph into if you changed a few significant things. Well wonder no more. Here … Continue reading 3 of the Best Fanfiction Concepts That Would Change the Harry Potter World Forever

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4 Amazing [BBC] Sherlock Memes Hidden in the Depths of Tumblr

There are a lot of memes out there, especially for BBC’s much-beloved Sherlock! For our last meme-history post of this year, we wanted to cover all of them. No big deal, right? Well. This is not all of them. But it is a big collection of bite-sized “mini-memes”. All the trends in Sherlock fanfiction and … Continue reading 4 Amazing [BBC] Sherlock Memes Hidden in the Depths of Tumblr

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11 Hilarious Harry Potter Fanfiction Memes Only a True Fan Will Love

Do you meme what you say, and say what you meme? If you don’t, you should! A picture is worth a thousand words, and nothing delivers the visual snark – or silliness – quite like a meme. It’s a cheeky little nose-thumb to the world or an inside joke for your own little clique. And just like any niche sub-culture, the world of … Continue reading 11 Hilarious Harry Potter Fanfiction Memes Only a True Fan Will Love

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