We have a thriving fanfiction section at BuffyForums, which you
might like to visit after reading the rules below.
is the primary competitive zone, where members can enter their
best works on a monthly basis in hope of achieving the coveted 'Fic of the
Month' crown, and receive detailed feedback from the Panel.
is where you can find all the fics on the forum based on
any of Joss Whedon's shows or movies, and the
section does exactly what it says on the tin: it is where
you will find stories based around other shows, movies, or even original works
of fiction by our members.
is where you will find a number of our members bringing us
their own versions of the future of the jossverse, in various incarnations. The
is where you can leave feedback for our writers if you have
enjoyed their work. Each writer has their own dedicated feedback thread, which
is opened on their behalf when they have posted four stories or more. The
is a section of the forum dedicated to roleplaying, and
is another competitive zone.
We have a thread dedicated to
, where you will find a list of good resources for
improving your writing skills.
you can post a request for someone to help you with your
work, or maybe spot someone else's request for help on a project you'd like to
be a part of. Pooling ideas and workload can be enormous fun and highly
you can tell other members about any outstanding
stories you might have come across off-site, while there is also a thread where
advertise your own latest work
Before you start posting your work we ask that you read these rules through
carefully so you understand exactly how this busy section works.
1. How do I post my fic on the forum?
You need to start a new thread in either the Jossverse or Other Show section of
the forum. If you label your story clearly in the title and at the top of the
post, it helps readers to know what to expect when they read. Please remember to
use proper spelling, grammar and punctuation.
2. How long will my story remain in the main fiction section?
As with discussion threads elsewhere, all fic threads remain in the main section
for one month, after which they are moved to the archives. If you have a Work In
Progress you haven't updated in a while, you might find that it has been
archived. Please don't start a new thread. Simply PM the moderator to have your
thread returned to the main section.
4. In the Interactive section you may only have one role play in your name at a
time. You can be part of as many as you want, but not start more than one.
5. What is the deal with ratings on stories?
When you start a story you can decide what rating you want it to have based on
the content. This isn't necessary except for adult fics, which must have a
warning in the title.
To help you determine which rating to use for your story we've included the
official descriptions of the ratings used. Here are the ratings:
n/a = if you rather not add one or are not sure.
G = For general audiences (all ages admitted)
PG = Parental guidance suggested (some material may not be suitable for
PG-13 = Parents strongly cautioned (some material may be inappropriate for
children under 13)
R = Restricted (under 17 requires accompanying parent of an adult guardian)
NC-17 = No one 17 or under admitted.
6. Can we post songs?
Songs and poems can be posted, but please if you have written more than one,
don't start a thread for each one.
7. How do I get my own Virtual Season Section?
You need to have written at least five 'episodes' already, which must be of a
strong standard, and then post an application or PM the moderator; your work
will be read and judged whether good enough (including good writing/grammar
style) to be moved to the Virtual Seasons Section.
8. How do I take part in the Challenges?
Anyone may enter the fanfiction challenges. Check the
thread to find out which challenge is currently running, and then
get writing. If you are interested in hosting a challenge, check out the
Rules and Sign Up
thread and PM the moderator to have your name added to the