7 Sharpwin Fics to Celebrate the Ship

Some people apparently have a problem with Sharpwin. In their honor we’re diving head first into Sharpwin fic. Only happiness here!

10 ‘The Last Hours’ Fanfics to Read After ‘Chain of Iron’

It’s now been over a month since Chain of Iron came out, and personally, I’ve been dying for new Shadowhunter chronicles content. I always find those first few months after a new book release to be especially painful, because you’re…

Fanfiction is Transformative Work That Makes for Better Writers, Period

Fanfiction is transformative work that makes for better writers, period.

7 Different Kinds of Fanfic Readers

Fanfiction is serious business. From Archive of Our Own (AO3) to Fanfiction.net, it’s a reader’s way of expanding their fandom world or seeing their ship sail. But what kind of reader are you? Are you into the kinkiest fic or…

10 ‘Supernatural’ Fix-It Fics on AO3 That You Need to Read – Part 2

Whether you loved the series finale of Supernatural or not, there are definitely some things that need to be fixed, added, tweaked, or just completely ignored. From Dean buying a farm to Destiel happening over and over again, here are…

10 ‘Supernatural’ Fix-It Fics on AO3 That You Need to Read

Whether you loved the series finale of Supernatural or not, there are definitely some things that need to be fixed, added, or tweaked. From Castiel making an appearance to Dean never dying in the first place, here are 10 Supernatural…

Our 6 Favorite Fanfic AO3 Tags

Archive of Our Own (AO3) is a wonderland of beautiful creations brought to life by fans who are dedicated AF. And while there are some tags that make you want to cringe (I’m looking at you “Ambiguous/Open Ended”) there are…

Roundtable: The Best and Worst Fanfiction We’ve Read

Fanfiction has never been more visible. In the last few years, it’s gone from a fringe hobby that few people would admit to engaging with to something almost everyone is at least vaguely aware of. Unfortunately, with that visibility comes…

‘Outlander’: Fanfics Therapy

Outlander said goodbye just two weeks ago and we’ve already re-watched each season again. Twice. And we need more. Here, we bring you the solution: fanfics. The wonderful world of fanfics that always helps us overcome the Droughtlander when the seasons are over.…

Ten ‘Timeless’ Fanfics You Should Be Reading

With no new episode of Timeless this week, I turned to AO3 and FFNet to ease the long wait until The Salem Witch Hunt airs, and have compiled the ten fanfics you should be reading to get you through to…

Is Fan Fiction The Big Thing or the Next Big Thing in Publishing?

Honesty hour: who among us admit to reading fan fiction? When we’re standing around the water cooler at work, or chatting with colleagues, friends, relatives and whatnot, and the subject of books and popular reading arises, how many of us…

In Defense of Fanfiction

In recent conversations, I’ve found myself defending how important fanfiction is to the fandom experience, and why I find myself on Archive of Our Own at four in the morning. The thing with fanfiction is that if you don’t know…

Stop and Fangirl Episode 27: A Love Letter to Fanfiction

Here at Fangirlish we continue to support your right to fangirl over any fandom you desire – whether that is a book, a TV show, a movie, or even sports. That’s why we have Stop and Fangirl!  So you can…