As a fan fiction podcast, we hope to provide you with resources to help you when writing! This page will contain links to Buffy-related websites, links to websites to help with research on any topic (history, LGBTQ, astronomy, demons... the sky is the limit on what you can research), links to websites that will help improve writing and other sites for Buffy inspiration!
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Places to Post Your Fanfiction:
Commaful - Add photos to bring your fanfiction to life
Elysian Fields - Read and Post Spuffy related stories here!
IWRY Marathon - Sign up to post your Bangel story during the month of November (the month the "I Will Remember You" episode aired)
Year Round Communities
sunnydalescribe is a new community for any kind of BtVS/AtS fanworks.
nekid-spike is a members-only, 18+ community for fic, art, and other fanworks focused mainly on SPIKE, though other characters are allowed when they’re chosen as the current “guest”. There are regular prompts, and Spike doesn’t have to be nude all the time, despite the comm name.
femslash-minis is the Jossverse FEMSLASH Minificathon Series. They typically have a round every two weeks, focusing on a character or theme.
bloodclaim is a SPANDER community for fic, art, and Spike/Xander-related searches and requests.
noel-of-spike Runs sometime around Christmas and welcomes all pairings and gen in any format of new or old fanworks, as long as there’s SPIKE or William and a holiday theme.
whichwillow the Which Witch Ficathon, people choose from a range of WILLOW-related prompts and write a new story of at least 1500 words.
summer-of-giles is a “two month extravaganza of Giles-y goodness” that accepts GILES fic and art for any ships/gen.
twistedshorts is a short fic challenge community of the BtVS and AtS- centered CROSSOVER archive Twisting the Hellmouth. They have an AO3 collection TwistedShorts. Their latest event ran for all of August 2018, and more than 200 fic were posted!
tonyhead-awards, the Headline Awards, are yearly fic and art awards celebrating the Anthony Head fandom, including GILES. Nominations start on January 1. They’re also at theheadlineawards.com and @headlineawards
Buffy Resources & Inspiration
Transcripts for Every Buffy Episode
Buffy Boards - Very Active Community That Talks About Everything Buffy Related
Buffy Forums - Another Very Active Community That Talks About Everything Buffy Related
Buffy & Angel Slayer Network Offline Resources - The Slayer Network has paid to keep alive old Buffy sites that had gone offline
Buffy Reviews - Special Thanks to Taaroko
seeking-spike is a FIC SEARCH community for any Buffyverse fic (doesn’t have to be about Spike) if you’re looking for a specific story.
find-buffy-recs is a REC SEARCH community where you can request Buffyverse fanwork recs.
Writing Tips & Tools
Grammarly - To help with spelling and grammar
Paragraph Help - Fix Common Paragraph Mistakes
Brit/American Speak - Britspeak to Amerispeak directory, special thanks to dr_girlfriend
Filter Words - How to Recognize and Replace them
Draft - Platform that tracks words per day (Similar to Google Docs)
Reedsy - Write in a professional book format, Edit, Collaborate, Distribute & Get Professional Assistance
Hemingway Editor - Highlights adverbs, passive voice, and dull, complicated words
Readability Score - Tells you roughly what level of education someone would need in order to read your piece of text easily
Cliche Finder - Highlights cliches in your text so you can avoid overused expressions in your writing
Todoist - You can create a custom schedule for every single day, for reminding you of your daily writing goals
Trello - Organize and plan writing projects and working collaboratively, like an online bulletin board
Marinara Timer - A traditional 25-minute timer followed by pre-programmed breaks or you can customize the time
Evernote - Creating to-do lists, jot down notes, take audio notes, and save articles for quick reference while working on projects
Writing Schedule Calculator - Estimate how long it will take for you to write your book
Hipster Sound - An ambient noise generator that recreates the sounds of cafes
Noisli - A selection of different nature sounds to create your perfect writing environment
How to Write Smut
Types of Sex
Virgins Writing Smut
Domination & Submission