Category Archives: General Fanfiction

Amazon’s New Program for Fanfiction Authors

Squibstress has written a thoughtful article on Amazon’s new program for fanfiction authors. Give it a read!

Amazon’s Foray Into Fanfiction Publishing Is a Mixed Bag for Authors

Reblogged from Squibstress:

Yesterday, Amazon announced that it is entering into licensing agreements with rights-holders to offer a service that will allow fanfiction authors to publish and sell their work in Amazon’s Kindle store.

The program, called Kindle Worlds, pays undisclosed royalties to rights-holders (quaintly called World Licensors), and royalties of 20 percent of net (for works of 5,000 to 10,00 words) and 35 percent (for works over 10,000 words).

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Time magazine featured An Archive of Our Own in their list of 50 best websites of 2013. If you haven’t visited An Archive of Our Own before, here’s the link to their Harry Potter fanfiction archive, but they have many, … Continue reading

Send to Kindle: Browser Extensions

KindleWould you like to be able to send any web page to your Kindle? Find a fanfic on the web, then send it to your Kindle to read later? Save a news article or blog post to read on your Kindle?

There are browser extensions to do that, and here’s a round-up of ones for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Safari.

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I have added a new fanfic recommendation to my page of Good Reads. If you enjoy Star Trek fanfiction, check out Yalegirl03’s Constellations series of fics. I think my favorite of them is “Golden Bells and Serpent Gods,” but I … Continue reading

Do you enjoy Downton Abbey?

Many HP fans are also fans of the period drama Downton Abbey, some drawn to the show initially by the appearance of the redoubtable Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess.

Carson and Lady Mary listen to the gramophoneThere are a number of HP fanfic writers who are also writing DA fanfic. For a really sweet one-shot about Carson and Lady Mary, check out Hogwarts Duo’s “Sixpence for Your Thoughts” over on fanfiction.net.

Sixpence for your thoughts
Summary: Carson to Lady Mary: “Suppose I give you a sixpence to spend in the village instead?” What did Mary buy with her sixpence and how does it play into their futures? A hint of Carson/Hughes at the end.

Rated: Fiction K – English – Family – C. Carson & Mary C.


Additional link: Downton Abbey on PBS.