October 12, 2018
Fanfic 101 with Mallory Lass
Les Do Books
Have you been interested in checking out fanfic but have no idea what people are talking about when they say “OTP” or “fandom”? In this episode of Les Do Books, Mallory Lass, reviewer at The Lesbrary, joins Tara to give a primer on fanfic lexicon, shares her arguments for why lesfic readers will love fanfic, and gives examples of five rich fandoms.
Check out Mallory’s fanfic recommendations
Please take note of the tags, ratings, and warnings. Most fics on ao3 are rated, and even a lot of the older fandom specific archives have ratings.
Kim Legaspi/Kerry Weaver
Part 1 (meet cute) | Part 2 (in the closet)
Kaleidoscope (13 part series, to easily navigate change the number in the url from 1 to 2, and 2 to 3 and so on through 13 OR click return to ER Fiction at the end and find author Chris. Ratings for each chapter are listed here but it’s primarily PG-PG 13)
Sandy Lopez/Kerry Weaver
Kerry asks Sandy out
Moments of a Life Just Ordinary (domestic fluff)
Law and Order: SVU (TV)
Olivia Benson/Alexandra Cabot
Woodstock’s series (multiple med length fics)
Emma Cabot Series (Long fic 283K)
Carol Aird/Therese Belivet
Smoldering Attraction | Angst | Full Circle
Built for Two (coda/post canon)
*Note: some good Agent Carter/Captain America Crossovers e.g. Playdates
Wonder Woman (Comic/Movie)
A Crazy, Classic Life (5x fic)
Come and talk to me (shut me up) (5x fic
Antiope/Menalippe (bonus age-gap ship)
Eusebia series (Part 1 leads right into the movie)
Sway (pure fluff)
Sarah Waters (Book/TV Mini Series)
Words (linked podfic)
The Night Watch
Ghosts from the Past (missing scene)
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