I Am a Fanfiction Addict

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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
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Dec 15, 2014

    that feeling after reading a very long very

    good fanfic and then see that the last time it was updated was 4 years ago....you get so into it then realize it most likely dead and never gonna be updated again
    SpaceDuck153 SpaceDuck153
    26-30, M
    Mar 1, 2016

    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

    I found out recently

    that one of my friends is also a huge fanfic addict. For a moment, I wondered if we were soulmates because we both love Harry Potter fanfiction.
    rawrhhs rawrhhs
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2016

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 21, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    Feb 10, 2014

    I'm so quitting fanfiction.

    I've been reading fanfiction for 5 years. It started as me doing a friend a favour by reading their story and it's grown from there. I'm constantly on my phone, I stay awake just reading, I don't read any actual books anymore and last year I almost failed school because I couldn...
    mromp mromp
    18-21, T
    Apr 9, 2016
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13
    16-17, F
    Jul 22, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    My Pen name is Shaxen X Shaxen on Fanfiction.

    net check me out! I wrote a Final Fantasy fic
    vadupree vadupree
    22-25, F
    Aug 17, 2015

    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

    Escape

    For me, Fanfiction was an escape. An escape from friends, from family, but especially from school. I had been having a lot of trouble keeping up with assignments, and was barely passing with a B in most classes. Though that sounds good for a lot of people, it wasn't for me, my...
    InsanelySirius InsanelySirius
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Mar 15, 2011

    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
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2015

    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

    I read them all the time.

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

    Addicted

    Okay it started in high school, i discovered FF and i started writing a few of my own. Mainly harry potter. I mostly read now, the problem is i can spend my whole holiday reading them! I cant give up! :(
    lsy13 lsy13
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 26, 2013

    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

    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

    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

    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
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Sep 23, 2014

    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

    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

    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
    TigeroftheOcean TigeroftheOcean
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 19, 2015

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    May 10, 2015

    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
    7 Responses Apr 2, 2013

    Obsessed

    I am 28 years old. I have been reading fanfiction since the eight grade. It was started with ff.net, and from there it went down hill. I have skipped classes (while on campus), just to sit in the library reading fanfiction. I am now married with two children and still find myself...
    Obsessed84 Obsessed84
    26-30
    5 Responses Aug 22, 2012

    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
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2016

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    Dec 10, 2015

    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

    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
    bluesea20 bluesea20
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 17, 2015
    TigeroftheOcean TigeroftheOcean
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 20, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2015

    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
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2014
    EloiseChen EloiseChen
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 25, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    Oct 21, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2015

    Do you guys prefer FanFiction.

    net or Archive of Our Own?
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight
    22-25
    6 Responses Sep 11, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    I'm a kpopper. i've been reading a lot of kpop

    fanfiction. when i found a story i read it halfway and start look for more stories. it keep goes that way over and over again till my ipad's safari tabs looks very small for each tabs. fanfictions i read are gay fic. i try to read straight fanfiction but i feel uncomfortable...
    SugaGlazeDonut SugaGlazeDonut
    13-15, F
    Apr 4, 2016

    I really think building off of the ideas of

    someone else is the most addicting thing about reading it. I can't help myself and I don't care! I love fanfiction! Lol
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 24, 2015

    I read all kinds of fanficition

    but i prefer Supernatural MM slash fics. One of my guilty pleasures
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 4, 2015

    I'm always writing or reading fanfiction.

    I've written about The Outsiders, Michael Jackson, High School Musical. It's something I can't help.
    bigboldbeautifulgirl bigboldbeautifulgirl
    13-15, F
    Aug 18, 2015

    How Fanfiction Changed My Life

    It was a year after finishing highschool. I had dropped out of university for thye second year in a row. I didn't know what to do wiyh my life, I didn't know who I was. I was lonely. I only ever saw my boyfriend and my boyfriend's friends, but I had stopped seeing mine. It was a...
    seawatcher seawatcher
    22-25
    4 Responses Feb 20, 2009

    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
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 19, 2015
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