When Fanfic Goes Off the Rails: A Complete List of Citations
Hello! If you’re here you likely attended our lecture on Crackfic at LeakyCon! We’re glad you’ve made it to this complete list of citations. The fic is listed with the method it is meant to demonstrate.
Please note that, though these fics were used as examples in our presentation, that does not mean we endorse all themes and ideas expressed within them.
Crackfic takes an element or elements of a story multiple steps beyond anything that could be feasible in canon.
”Harry has boobs” by Drunk Like A Fox
Crackfic is written as if the author is possessed by an idea and they must get it out at all costs.
”Harry Potter Becomes a Communist” by HardcoreCommie
Crackfic is often intended to be Crackfic. This may not always be true as a just insane enough or written in the correct state of mania may also qualify.
”Things that Happen in the Broomshed” by Izzy
It is past their bedtime.
”Goodbye Hogwarts” by Kindali Sidera
They have consumed an abnormal amount of sugar and/or caffeine.
”Things That Fall From The Sky” by PH34R M3
They have had a thought… and now they cannot stop thinking about it.
”Sacred Union” by redcandle
They were having a sleepover with their cousin/BFF and they were taking turns writing sentences.
Things just happen with no lead up or explanation.
”A Walk in the Woods” by Lizzee
They are writing in response to a competition prompt.
”Another Valentines’ Disaster” by Jiwwy
”Hogwarts’ Best Kept Secret” by phoenical-maniax
”A House Elf’s Needs” by Chaos-chick3
”Master and Apprentice” by Pasi
Crack Plot. Also referred to as “Plot Bunny”.
”Reborn” by PunxComplex
”Unfortunate Mishaps” by SingingDancingBrunette
”The Great Garden Gnome Rebellion” by Margurite26
”Harry Potter and the Sporktacular Crossover” by FrontskyFeinter
LOL SO RANDOM.
”Harry Potter’s Weird Bird” by Maxine
The Harry Potter characters are shown really engaging with real world media.
”Megan’s Very Belated BDay Crack fic” by Swiftrunner
”Time Warping Through the Wizarding World” by sephsdaughter
There is an excess of CAPS LOCK.
”Rage” by KumikoAliceFlames13
The text is made up entirely of dialogue.
”Ginny Weasley and the Wallet” by Kitti
There are one or more rambling off topic Author's Notes.
”A Birthday Tale” by Dying Swan
The story reads like unedited, stream of consciousness.
”Niffler on Crack” by TheSniffingNiftyNiffler
The story has actual drugs in it.
”Harry Pothead and the sorcerer’s bong” by i-may-be-sick
Crackfic: A Case Study
”Can’t We All Just Get Along?” by Xabelle