Information on Original Fiction in the Fan Fiction Communities ¶ By Dusk Peterson

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This page lists sites about original writings published within the fan fiction communities: original gen, original het, original slash, original femslash (femmeslash), original shonen-ai (shounen-ai), original yaoi, original shojo-ai (shoujo-ai), and original yuri.

The sites also cover original fiction outside of the fan fiction communities, such as gay fiction.


What is Original Gen, Original Het, and Original Slash?


Fiction by Dusk Peterson. Given different labels by different fiction communities, but the fanfic folk call it original gen, original het, and original slash. Also includes a bit of litslash and more than a bit of historical slash.

True Tales: An Erotic E-zine of Masculinity and Power. Includes contributions by original slash authors. (Off-site link.)

Recommendations and Directories

Buried Treasure: Recommendations of Online Male Homoerotic Stories and Male Friendship Stories (and anything else that catches my interest).

Private Parlor: Online Male Homoerotic Fiction Recommendations by Guest Reviewers.

The Slash Skinny: Publishing News and Market Report on Original Slash.


Powerfic. A forum for original fiction and fan fiction. This community blog is devoted to stories of emotional bonds between people of different ranks. Longer description and community rules. (Off-site link.)

Prisonlit. A forum for original fiction and nonfiction. This community blog is devoted to the posting and recommendation of prison literature: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama. Literature about captivity outside of a prison environment is also welcome. Longer description and community rules. (Off-site link.)

Related Sites at This Domain

GLBT Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature: A Web Directory.

Homoerotic Historical Fiction Links.

The Literature and History of Friendship, Romantic Friendship, Romance, and Sexuality.

Shared Universes: Works Set in Dusk Peterson's Worlds by Other Authors and Artists.

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