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I Am a Fanfiction Addict

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    So Long

    I've been reading fanfiction for 10 years now and now that I Ebook it's followed me every where. It's always been an escape for me, and is certainly an addiction, but one I would not give up for the world. I'm incredibly picky though, about the quality of the story and about the...
    TypeZero TypeZero 22-25, F Aug 26, 2013

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    I remember one time in high school it was exam

    week and I was lying in bed on my iPhone. I was on fanfic.net and I found this story so naturally I was like "oh cool I'll read one chapter and then go to sleep since I have exams tomorrow". But NO. The story was so well written and engrossing I continued to read without regard...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    I love fan fiction...

    It keeps me going. Though I am young for how I speak. (Not disclosing age) I love how writing works. The fan fiction helps me thrive. Keep me away from my demons.... I'm bullied, depressed... but I am no Ana. I am no cutter. I write fan fiction keeping me out of my own little...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 21, 2014

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    I read all kinds of fanficition

    but i prefer Supernatural MM slash fics. One of my guilty pleasures
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 1 Response May 4, 2015

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    My Pen name is Shaxen X Shaxen on Fanfiction.

    net check me out! I wrote a Final Fantasy fic
    vadupree vadupree 18-21, F Aug 17, 2015

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    TigeroftheOcean TigeroftheOcean 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 19, 2015

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    It has ruined my life.

    Literally. All I want to do is read fan fiction... I mean I do other things but its the main thing I do, and I don't just read... On no I also write and I even draw fan art :P
    cutekittygirl98 cutekittygirl98 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2014

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    Girl Who Keeps Going Back To Fanfiction. :(

    I seriously feel like I keep coming back to fanfiction, even though I continuously promise myself, "This will be my last time", I always end up succumbing to my inner temptation. Really it's like instant gratification. It's like I keep expecting to find something in fanfiction...
    rosepetalsgirl rosepetalsgirl 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 2, 2013

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    I used to be really embarrassed about the fact

    that I read fanfiction and I always felt like I needed to hide what I was doing on my phone because of it but now I've gotten to the point where I hat don't care anymore because I enjoy it and I realized I shouldn't stop doing what I like just because some purple find it weird...
    kenzieyeah kenzieyeah 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2015

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    I am absolutely addicted to kpop fanfiction.

    I cant get enough of them and now I've started writing them myself.
    ScarletRed000 ScarletRed000 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2015

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    Im thinking of writing fanfics.

    I read a lot of Hetalia fics (and sometimes Sonic fics when Im terribly bored, even though I hate sonic), and someday when I have the guts I will post the fica Ive been writing to deviantart or wattpad. My best friend is a fic writer and shes pretty famous for it, so I might...
    SkipperTheDragon SkipperTheDragon 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2014

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    My friends think I'm crazy

    because I spend an hour almost every single morning reading fanfiction. And then I stay up for about 5 more hours than I should reading fanfiction. Right now I'm rereading some of my favorite stories, and all the emotions and remembering my reaction of when I first read it...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2015

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    My latest fandom crush is SwanQueen

    and there are so many stories! I often fall for odd and unusual ships and have problems finding fiction about them, so this is an awesome change xD
    IvSwe IvSwe 22-25, F Aug 17, 2015

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    I love reading fanfiction,

    they are my escape when I'm overwhelmed or feeling sad.
    LunaSolTierra LunaSolTierra 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F Jul 22, 2015

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    I think I have 13 stories written,

    published (on FF of course) and been there since 2011. If I remember well. Hehehe I started with Transformers FF... And English being my third language, I wanted to improve it. I SUCKED REALLY BAD! If you dare read one of my old stories, I'm 100000% certain that you'll come...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F Dec 10, 2015

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    I'm staring to write a fanfiction

    and it's harder that I anticipated. It all seemed nice and dandy in my head but ...oh whale . I'm determined
    alicep67904 alicep67904 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2015

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    I became addicted to reading fanfiction a

    couple years ago and cannot seem to find a desire strong enough to stop. I had a really hard time throughout middle and high school, I was seriously depressed and had a hard time participating in reality. I would wake up early to watch clips of my favorite tv programs or movies...
    pipeandbook pipeandbook 18-21, F Feb 10, 2014

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    Why I Have No Life, And Never Will

    I have no life. And at the rate I'm going, I never will. All of this is thanks to the addicting phenomenon we know and love.... FANFICTION. I guess it started when my friend made me read the Twilight books, and I thought them awful. She then introduced me to fanfiction, and I...
    HPfanficaddict HPfanficaddict 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2013

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    I need out sometimes I'll admit it

    but real life can hold many fantasies
    Atom4815 Atom4815 18-21, M 1 Response May 17, 2015

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    Addicted To Fan Fiction, 12 Yrs And Counting...

    I really don't know where to start with this.  Its been so many years since "the beginning" where most stories should start.  I was 11 or 12 when I first stumbled into fan fiction.  I don't remember how I found it the first time, but I do remember where it started.  Harry...
    calistal calistal 22-25 6 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    Do you guys prefer FanFiction.

    net or Archive of Our Own?
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 7 Responses Sep 11, 2015

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    Addicted To Slash Fanfiction

    I am a recovering slash fanfiction addict. I have been struggling with this for eight years, and it is a very real affliction. For years I have asked myself what the draw is—why am I so compelled? I have an obsessive nature, yes, but I’ve always been heterosexual. Part of it...
    JayNovz JayNovz 22-25 2 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    I started reading fanfics about 6 years ago.

    .I think it was about kpop but then slowly I started reaching out to other genres like recently I've been reading a lot of harry potter x lotr fanfics...if anyone has any recommendations for stories that would be awesome! ??
    xKAYx2524 xKAYx2524 18-21, F May 10, 2015

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    I am 14 and I have been reading fanfictions

    for about three years. My addiction didnt get bad until this year or the end of last year. I read fanfiction everyday almost all day, its all I do. It really takes up a lot of my time and I almost never do my homework. There was a time when I couldnt access my favorite...
    ExoKimmy12 ExoKimmy12 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    Hi, I'm new to this group,

    but I heard this is a safe place to share my thoughts and feelings on the subject of fanfiction. I have been reading fanfiction on and off for the past 6 years. It was an accident, I swear. It started with one direction fanfiction, and went from there. It began to be a part of...
    50shadesoffanfiction 50shadesoffanfiction 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I all started about three years ago

    when I read a book that really got to me. It was like somebody finally understood me after years and years of nothing. Then later on I started to think about it when I wasn't reading the book. Then it got worse and worse and it’s been spiralling from there. My best friend was...
    123ICant 123ICant 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 19, 2015

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    I read them all the time.

    It's just helps picture the story better.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 22, 2015

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    Circling The Drain

    At 26 I feel like I've gained something like perspective or at least the ability to perceive that the last 13 years of my life have not entirely belonged to me. I started reading fanfiction between twelve and thirteen years old. I read the stories posted by others in this group...
    eriivaa eriivaa 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    I am a fanfiction addict.

    I am 23 years old, and have been reading fanfiction for at least ten years. I remember my first fanfiction: I was searching for comparisons for the difference between my favorite anime's japanese counter part and the dubbed version. there was one particular site i was visiting...
    reundergod reundergod 22-25 2 Responses Jan 24, 2014

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    The first fanfiction I read was a boy x boy,

    and I nearly every chapter they had crazy sex. I was so young I didn't know what was going on. I was so confused how a guy could have sex with another guy... XD
    ktlee97 ktlee97 16-17, F 1 Response May 21, 2015

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    hi guys, if i started a blog about fanfiction

    and stuff, would you read it?
    ScarletRed000 ScarletRed000 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 6, 2015

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    I am looking for someone

    who addicted to fanfiction but would also like to stop. We can support each other in hopes to quit reading fanfiction. I would like to quit because the reason I do read fanfiction is deep-rooted and reading it so much causes other problems which makes life less manageable. So if...
    Ohmygosh1234 Ohmygosh1234 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19, 2015

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    Good evening! I just joined

    because I recently have become more determined to overcome my addiction to fanfiction and this website came up in Google when I was looking for support. I will most likely write about my specific experience at a different time in the not-too-distant future but what I am...
    RainydayReading RainydayReading 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2014

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    I Really, Really Need To Stop

    Ugh, I almost can't even remember when it started. Wait, check that, I DO remember; I just don't want to. I was a 2nd year in college, when I was doing a search for who-knows-what and stumbled across a fanfiction story. It was either in Charmed or Harry Potter -- I can't even...
    NarWaNour NarWaNour 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    I like to write non-romance fanfictions.

    For instance horror themed, or maybe real life themed (which can be boring). I like writing horror fanfics just because it is the easiest for me to write.
    krikriangang krikriangang 18-21, F Oct 21, 2015

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    check this out and recommend what kind of

    fanfic you want to be written https://daebakfics.wordpress.com/suggest-a-fic/
    ScarletRed000 ScarletRed000 22-25, F Mar 8, 2015

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    It's Not Even Funny

    I'm seriously addicted. It used to be worse, but it's still bad. Only just today did I delete the hundreds of links I had saved for stories to read. I truly had almost 700 stories lined up. I waste my time, I waste my thoughts, I waste my energy, and I can't seem to make myself...
    DramioneLurver DramioneLurver 18-21 6 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    I'm at the point in my life

    where I have no choice but to accept I need professional help. While looking for something to read I found one of a couple I hadn't seen before. Naturally I got super excited but when I clicked on the link it turns out it isn't in English. I almost cried. I ALMOST CRIED! I am...
    solivagant86 solivagant86 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2015

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    Does anyone read any gay

    or slash or whatever you wanna call it type fanfiction?? If so do you know any good titles I can look at?? I'm kinda in a slump right now and can't find anything to read. I really want to read a transgender story but it seems like their are none out there.
    Geeklvngrl28 Geeklvngrl28 26-30, F 3 Responses May 21, 2015

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    I love femslash fanfics

    that is both Romance and slight angst. Just can't get enough of them. My favorite pair's are Faberry (Number One Pair) ,,, Pezberry, Rizzles, Addimer (Addison/Meredith) and Calzona.
    TaquilaTopaz TaquilaTopaz 26-30, F Apr 15, 2015

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    it's my guilty pleasure.

    there are actually some better fan fictions out there than actual published books, In my opinion at least.
    katnisseverdeen722 katnisseverdeen722 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    bluesea20 bluesea20 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2015

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    I am on fanfiction everyday reading a new story

    I love reading and I love seeing how others take there own ideas of the story and create how they wanted it to go it is just great!
    kmccrady12653 kmccrady12653 22-25, F Mar 27, 2015

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    EloiseChen EloiseChen 26-30, F 1 Response May 25, 2015

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