Yahoo is shuttering Yahoo Groups. Fandom will never be the same
Since the early 2000s, Yahoo Groups were a central hub.
On Oct 17, 2019 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Nonprofit fanfiction database Archive of Our Own wins a Hugo
The award is a major win for fanfic writers.
On Aug 19, 2019 by Michelle Jaworski
Is it possible to quantify fandom? Here’s one statistician who’s crunching the numbers
Tumblr user destinationtoast has become a go-to resource for fans who want to understand their communities.
On Jan 30, 2016 by Aja Romano
The entire board of the Organization for Transformative Works has resigned
The future of the nonprofit fanworks group remains unclear.
On Nov 23, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey
‘Sherlock,’ ‘Teen Wolf,’ ‘Supernatural’ among top targets for fanfic writers
What this year's unofficial fanfiction pairing census tells us about popular culture.
On Jul 21, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
A guide to fanfiction for people who can’t stop getting it wrong
We explain fanfic culture and what you don't know about it.
On Jun 17, 2014 by [email protected]
These ‘Captain America’ posters give us a glimpse of Marvel’s alternate universe
Imagine Captain America waking up to discover the legacy of terrible action films he left behind.
On May 13, 2014 by Aja Romano
Here’s proof Amazon’s fanfic venture is working
Neal Pollack's experience with Kindle Worlds sheds a little light on Amazon's fanfic market.
On Mar 3, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
This is what 1 million fanfics looks like
Graphic artist Alice Wieckowska created an infographic showing the most popular fandoms on the site.
On Feb 27, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Sometimes even fanfic tags are works of art
No cows were harmed in the making of this article.
On Dec 20, 2013 by Aja Romano
Unpacking the unofficial fanfiction census
Tumblr user destinationtoast sifted through Archive of Our Own for some stats on—and projections for—fanfiction in 2013.
On Jul 15, 2013 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Fanfiction finds a place in Time’s 50 Best Websites of 2013
Fanfiction community Archive of Our Own (AO3) scores some major mainstream recognition.
On May 7, 2013 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Fans raise $16,000 in auction to help popular fic archive
Archive of Our Own is now home to many of the most popular fanfic-based fandoms, from Teen Wolf to The Avengers.
On May 3, 2013 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw