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37 Harry Potter Quotes Every Potter Fan Has to Know

37 Harry Potter Quotes Every Potter Fan Has to Know

We all need words to live by – little nuggets of wisdom wrapped up in one pithy phrase to – usually – help us stay on the straight narrow or inspire us to reach for the stars. Some of us pull from the Classics: “Pride goes before a fall…” Some of us pull from Shakespeare: … Continue reading 37 Harry Potter Quotes Every Potter Fan Has to Know

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12 Traits of a ‘True’ Fanfiction Fan

12 Traits of a ‘True’ Fanfiction Fan

So, you say you’re a fanfic fan? Sure, Jan… Of course, your newfound fanfic habit doesn’t have anything to do with the fact that masses of fanfic readers are turning previously spurned fanfic writers into legitimate mainstream stars with publishing and movie contracts. We believe you. Still…it always pays to be sure. After all, everybody’s jumping on the fanfic bandwagon nowadays. That … Continue reading 12 Traits of a ‘True’ Fanfiction Fan

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4 Intense Harry Potter Fanfiction Movies That Will Blow Your Mind

4 Intense Harry Potter Fanfiction Movies That Will Blow Your Mind

Are you ready, fanficcers? Because the floodgates are about to open.  Remember back in the day when all you had to do to be a respectable fanfic writer was to write a little slash (aka gay romance) featuring your favorite male or female (aka femme-slash) same sex couple, maybe with a little mpreg (aka male pregnancy…yeah, I … Continue reading 4 Intense Harry Potter Fanfiction Movies That Will Blow Your Mind

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17 Harry Potter Fanfics to Read Before You Die

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

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

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!

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!)

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

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

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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