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8 Creative Harry Potter Fanfiction Stories that Should be Made into an Official Novel

Let’s get real here: you’re never going to get your Harry Potter fanfic published. In fact, if you ever become a best-selling author of original fiction, your fanfic will just be a dirty little secret you scrub from the Internet (we’re looking at you E.L. James). It will never see the light of day again … Continue reading 8 Creative Harry Potter Fanfiction Stories that Should be Made into an Official Novel

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9 Classic Sherlock Fanfictions to Read Before You Die

  Shhhhhhh… hear that? The echoing calls of carrion crows reverberate off the scorched earth left desolate by the ravages of an east wind. And look, there you are, staring blankly off into the distance as you mutter “The horror, the horror…” …yeah that pretty much sums up the last (and apparently final) season of … Continue reading 9 Classic Sherlock Fanfictions to Read Before You Die

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6 of the Most Moving Harry Potter Fanfiction Stories of 2018

  Like fantasy football, choosing the best, most, etc., fanfic is an exercise in futility. As soon as you declare a choice, here comes a self-declared uber-fan ready to trash your pick and tout their own, hopefully while publicly humiliating you in the process. So, it’s with some trepidation we offer you a list of … Continue reading 6 of the Most Moving Harry Potter Fanfiction Stories of 2018

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Action Scene Breakdown – Building up your reader’s adrenaline really quickly

Today we’re going to go over how to open up an absolutely kick ass action sequence by looking at a paragraph of Sara_holmes’ fanfiction I’ll Keep You Safe Here With Me. Opening a new scene – whether at the beginning of a fanfiction or halfway through a 300,000 word epic series – straight into an … Continue reading Action Scene Breakdown – Building up your reader’s adrenaline really quickly

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13 Pieces of Harry Potter Fan Art that Fanfiction Readers Will Adore

  When respectable media outfits like CNN are covering fanfiction, not only has fanfiction arrived, it’s moved in, stolen your spot on the couch, and sent you to the kitchen for snacks (it’s busy watching TV, shhhhh!!). And if you’re consuming your Harry Potter fanfiction without a generous topping of fan art, you might as … Continue reading 13 Pieces of Harry Potter Fan Art that Fanfiction Readers Will Adore

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NOT OUR DIVISION! What is it? Where Did it Come From?

Thanks to his faith in Sherlock and his “silver fox” looks, quintessential good cop Detective Inspector Greg Lestrade, played by Rupert Graves, is a fan-favorite character in BBC Sherlock. Though some fans argue that he is criminally underused, Lestrade did get what has become one of the most iconic lines in the entire show: “Not … Continue reading NOT OUR DIVISION! What is it? Where Did it Come From?

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Got Milk, Sherlock? BBC Sherlock Meme Investigation!

There’s a recurrent theme in the depiction of John and Sherlock’s home life, whether in fanfics, gifs, or fan art: milk. Specifically, Sherlock Holmes never buys milk, 221B is always out of milk, and John Watson always notices they need more milk. So what’s with the milk? This is a meme that not only got … Continue reading Got Milk, Sherlock? BBC Sherlock Meme Investigation!

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What is Omegaverse? Fanfiction Term Explanation! [Alpha/Beta/Omega]

What the hell is the “Omega’verse?” So, if you’re really lucky, you’ve already heard something about the Omega’verse. If not, well, you should still count yourself lucky—we’re about to explain it to you. After all, it’s a big enough Alternate Universe that it’s getting attention from University academics. We’ll get to that – but there’s … Continue reading What is Omegaverse? Fanfiction Term Explanation! [Alpha/Beta/Omega]

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Anderson and Dinosaurs Meme – [NSFW] Sherlock BBC Memes!

So, who else hates Philip Anderson from BBC’s Sherlock? Yeah, us too. Now, let’s be fair: Anderson is designed to be a minor antagonist and an unlikeable jerk. Judging by the amount of hate he receives from fans, the writers do a good job of making him fit that mold. In fact, we think they … Continue reading Anderson and Dinosaurs Meme – [NSFW] Sherlock BBC Memes!

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What is Dragonlock? – BBC Sherlock Fanfiction Culture History [Updated 2018]

Here there be Dragons This week, we’ve got more than a meme for you. This is a meme that spanned two fandoms, got referenced on Sherlock, and grew into a universe. This week we’re taking on Dragonlock. Haven’t heard of it? Have you ever seen anything like this embroidered Smaug by iggystarpup on DeviantArt? This … Continue reading What is Dragonlock? – BBC Sherlock Fanfiction Culture History [Updated 2018]

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