Gather round, fellow adults and let me tell you a tale about fan fiction.
While there are plenty of fan fiction websites on the internet (this is 2016, after all) perhaps one of the most popular, especially with teens, is the fan fiction social media platform Wattpad, which just celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Thus far, there have been over 300 million stories uploaded to Wattpad with a community of about 45 million active users.
J.K Rowling’s Wizarding World had a pretty huge 2016, so, because we care, we reached out to the team over there to give us the lowdown on what people were writing about from the magical land of Harry Potter. Some results aren’t too surprising: Hogwarts was far and away the most popular location for HP stories not just in 2016, but in years past as well. Read more…