Fan Fiction Authors Featured in The Wall Street Journal

By Jason Boog Comment

The Wall Street Journal featured a number of fan fiction authors in a long story called “The Weird World of Fan Fiction.”

The dispatch explored a number of interesting corners of the fan fiction universe where dedicated readers continue the stories they love the most. However, the piece didn’t link to any of the fan fiction works mentioned in the story.

Below, we’ve shared some links to help you read the stories mentioned in the article.

Fan Fiction Mentioned in “The Weird World of Fan Fiction.”

Randi Flanagan is “a 35-year-old sales manager for a trade publishing company in Toronto.” Read her Twilight fan fiction stories at this link.

E.L. James “began writing her best-selling book Fifty Shades of Grey as Twilight fan fiction.” Read her fan fiction history at this link.

“‘Crackfic’ refers to off-the-wall fan writing that pushes the boundaries of fictional worlds to their logical limits and beyond, reimagining Jane Eyre with cat protagonists, for example.” Read thousands of crackfic stories at this link.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon has encouraged Buffy fans to stay connected to the series and characters by reading and writing fan fiction. Explore 44,000+ Buffy fan fiction stories at this link.

Christina Lanning … started writing her own version of The Hunger Games, in which Johanna, rather than Katniss Everdeen, is the star.” Read Johanna fan fiction at this link.