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Consulting fans discuss this 5+1 Johnlock fic with all the squee of your local book club. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42, Johnlocked, Sassy Producer: Alexxphoenix42 Editor: Caroline About Sleep and Coffee and the Existence of Fate by Atiki This segment was first released on November 1, 2017 in Episode 70:  Ready for Round […]

70 – A Study in Fanfic: About Sleep and Coffee and the Existence of Fate ...


Plot what plot? Fans discuss the PWP form of fanfic and its importance in our fandom lives. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Berlynn Wohl, Urban Hymnal, Michi-the-Killer, Cookie Producer/Editor: Vex Slam poetry on fanfic and porn TPP Fandom and Sexuality survey [1][2] The NEW Sherlock Kinkmeme “The Handmaiden” […]

63 – Live from 221B Con: PWPs


SundayDuck interviews our own Alexxphoenix42 about providing fic rec lists to the rec-hungry masses on Tumblr. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Notebook of Kitty Riley: Interview with AlexxPhoenix42 (0:52:43)↑ Consulting Fans: AlexxPhoenix42, SundayDuck Producer/Editor: SundayDuck Alexx’s master list of fic recs Cupidford’s fic recs SwissMiss’s fic recs This segment was first released on […]

60 – From the Notebook of Kitty Riley: Interview with AlexxPhoenix42



Emma and Chelsea discuss ways to find a beta reader when you’re new to the fandom and don’t know anyone yet. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Writers (2:01:05)↑ Consulting Fans: Emma, Chelsea Producer: Emma, Editor: Chelsea Beta Finder on tumblr (on hiatus) Find Me a Beta on livejournal Beta Reader […]

60 – Consulting Writers


Emma Grant and a host of consulting fans discuss the endless possibilities of sports AUs. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Emma, Librarylock, Urban Hymnal, and EarlGreyTea68 Librarylock’s recs: Oomarilliaoo’s Equestrian!lock fanart Eyes Up, Heels Down by CodenameMeretricious Fly Very High by yalublyutebya The discussion of DCI!lock, which someone […]

55 – Talkin’ Bout My Genre: Sports AUs


1electricpirate’s potterlock fic “you are a paradigm” gets the book club treatment. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42, Drinkingcocoa, and Fox Estacado you are a paradigm, by 1electricpirate Harry Potter Music Indian Tribute This segment was first release on October 1, 2016 in Episode 54: Potterlocktober. Music Credit […]

54 – A Study in Fanfic: you are a paradigm by 1electricpirate



Consulting Fans Emma Grant, Caroline, Finnagain, Chelsea, and Scienceofobsession discuss wanking (the good kind) to fandom. Listen here or download. How authors feel about others wanking to their work Fandom making folks comfortable with their sexuality Goldey, K. L., Posh, A. R., Bell, S. N., & van Anders, S. M. (2016). […]

53 – Wanking to Fandom


Consulting fan Finnagain interviews Anarfea about the Pridelolly Project. Listen here or download. Fanart of Sherlock and Molly at Pride Pridelolly AO3 collection Pridelolly tumblr Pridelolly FAQ including fic guidelines This segment was originally posted on August 1, 2016 in Episode 52: 221B Pride. It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit Unless otherwise […]

52 – From the Notebook of Kitty Riley: Pridelolly Project


Consulting Fans Shannon, Finnagain, Earlgreytea68, and Elizabeth Minkel talk about the tensions of Privilege and Prejudice in fandom that support attacks on harmless works like coffeeshop AUs. Listen here or download. Fansplaining -The podcast by, about, and for fandom, hosted by Flourish Klink & Elizabeth The Rec Center “My words stayed in folders”: […]

51 – Privilege and Prejudice in Fandom Roundtable



Consulting Fans Caroline and finnagain meet up in a coffeeshop to talk about what the numbers say about Coffeeshop AUs on AO3. Listen here or download. All the graphs are at Coffeeshop AU stats  Background noise by radames shared on freesound.org under CC Attribution Noncommercial License. This segment was originally posted on July 1, […]

51 – Coffee Shop AU Stats


Consulting Fans Alexxphoenix42, Chelsea, prettysailorsoldier, and Scienceofobsession talk about Coffeeshop AU fics and fluff. Listen here or download. What The Greats Wrote About by orphan_account Notes in the Tip Jar by Lakeor Never Again, Vienna by orphan_account A Whole Latte Love  by prettysailorsoldier Crossing Paths by prettysailorsoldier Johnloctober by prettysailorsoldier Blond […]

51 – Coffee Shop/Fluff Roundtable: Johnlock Edition


Consulting Fans Alexxphoenix42, Chelsea, and Victoria discuss this Mollrene fic. Listen here or download. because I prayed this word: I want by nothingislittle thepathologistandthewoman.tumblr.com This segment was originally posted on June 1, 2016 in Episode 50: The Women of Sherlock. It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for purchase […]

50 – A Study in Fanfic: because I prayed this word: I want by nothingislittle



Consulting Fan finnagain reads a prime example of crack fan fiction Love in the Time of Dinosaurs, by Maggie_Conagher. Listen here or download. Warning: Explicit Content This segment was originally posted on April 1, 2016 in Episode 48: Ass Crack April. It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available […]

48 – Reading: Love in the Time of Dinosaurs


Consulting Fans Alexxphoenix42, Cupidford, and Gabe talk about the special kind of ridiculousness that fandom calls “Crack”. Listen here or download. Cupidford’s recs Drugged Coffee SherlockedCon Dolphinlock (example strand) Bottomlock Couplinglock TrashJohn Jurassic Park sherlocked-development everybudders sherlockspeare cakepopsforeveryone’s Dr. Seuss meta finalproblem Origination of the Traffic Cone Reinchencrack go hardddd video  […]

48 – Crack Roundtable


Consulting Fan Emma interviews fan fiction author Atlin Merrick on her recently published collection of stories reimagining the first encounters of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. Listen here or download. Atlin Merrick on Tumblr Atlin Merrick’s fics on AO3 Well Met by Atlin Merrick Amazon link to The Day They Met Amazon link to The […]

46 – From the Notebook of Kitty Riley: Atlin Merrick



Consulting Fans Alexxphoenix42, Chelsea, Cupidford talk about ivyblossom’s It Isn’t Strange Until You Think About It. Listen here or download.  This segment was originally posted on February 1, 2016 in Episode 46: First Time February . It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for purchase through online retailers such […]

46 – A Study in Fic: It Isn’t Strange Until You Think About It, by ...


Consulting Fans Alexxphoenix42, Caroline, Chelsea, and Fox talk about the ACD/Sherlock BBC crossover fic A Visit to the Doctor by flawedamythyst. Listen here or download.  This segment was originally posted on January 6, 2016 in Episode 45: Everything You’ve Taken. It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for […]

45 – A Study in Fanfic: A Visit to the Doctor by flawedamythyst


Consulting Fans Mydwynter, Mazarin221B, Redscudery, Tiltedsyllogism, and DoctorNerdington talk about joys and challenges of writing fanfiction set in Victorian times. Listen here or download. Maz’s fic on AO3 Syllogism’s fics: Of One Blood: John’s Adventures in the Jungle All Our Gifts At Once, or, The Young Sea-Man Redscudery’s fic on AO3 DoctorNerdington’s fic […]

43 – Thinking Victorian, Writing Victorian



Consulting Fans Roane and Mydwynter discuss world building. Listen here or download. Patricia C. Wrede’s Worldbuilding Questions, an epic, well-known worldbuilding resource. Too much for Roane, maybe helpful for others! 20 Worldbuilding Questions (slightly less daunting) Conlangs, Wikipedia article on constructed languages Language Creation Society This segment was originally posted on November 1, 2015 in Episode 42: […]

42 – Consulting Writers: Worldbuilding


Consulting writers Roane and  Wintergrey talk about plotting fic. Listen here or download. Wintergrey on Tumblr Wintergrey’s fic on AO3 30 Days of OTP fic (fandom: The Losers, chapter planning discussed) “Save the Cat” method of plotting This segment was originally posted on September 1, 2015 in Episode 40: Sexpisode 3(some). It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit […]

40 – Consulting Writers – Wintergrey


Consulting Fans  Alexxphoenix42, Emma, Finn, Songlin, and MadNina discuss the omegaverse threesome fic Beta Release by DestinationToast. Listen here or download. This segment was originally posted on September 1, 2015 in Episode 40: Sexpisode 3(some). It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for purchase through online retailers such as amazon.com […]

40 – A Study in Fanfic: Beta Release by DestinationToast



Consulting Fans Caroline, EventHorizon, Earlgreytea68, Prettysailorsoldier, and Startrekto221b talk about their genre: Teenlock and Unilock. Listen here or download. EventHorizon Tumblr, ao3 The Shop Boy, The School Boy, By the Pale Moonlight, Trip the Light Fantastic Earlgreytea68 Tumblr, Twitter, ao3 Saving Sherlock Holmes Prettysailorsoldier Tumblr, ao3 Works on ao3 Startrekto221b Tumblr, ao3 […]

39 – Talking ‘Bout My Genre: Teenlock/Unilock


Consulting fan Emma, Fox, impracticalBeekeeping, Susan, and Juliette. Listen here or download. Victorious by not_victor and Ramonaflowerz Tenner by not_victor The Fall of Gods by impishtubist Miracle Year by Chase820 A River Without Banks by Chryse Don’t Isn’t the Same as Haven’t by ImpracticalBeekeeping Things That Do Not Die by ImpracticalBeekeeping […]

39 – Science of Seduction: Viclock


Consulting fans Emma Grant and Drinkingcocao talk about working together as writer and beta. Listen here or download. Wherever Destiny Takes Me by justacookieofacumberbatch Stories by emmagrant01 A Cure for Boredom The Making of Interlude This segment was originally posted on August 1, 2015 in Episode 39: Back to School . It may have been remastered […]

39 – Writer-Beta relations, Part 2



Consulting fans Songlin, Diane Williams, and PrettyArbitrary talk the fandom favourite AU Omegaverse. Listen here or download. Wherever Destiny Takes Me by justacookieofacumberbatch Stories by emmagrant01 A Cure for Boredom The Making of Interlude This segment was originally posted on July 1, 2015 in Episode 38: The Greek Interpreted. It may have been remastered for audibility. […]

38 – Omegaverse Roundtable


Consulting fans Emma Grant and Drinkingcocao talk about working together as writer and beta. Listen here or download. Wherever Destiny Takes Me by justacookieofacumberbatch Stories by emmagrant01 A Cure for Boredom The Making of Interlude This segment was originally posted on July 1, 2015 in Episode 38: The Greek Interpreted. It may have been remastered for […]

38 – Writer-Beta relations, Part 1


Consulting fan Foxestacado interviews fanfiction writer Beautifulfiction about the recently completed The Guilded Cage. Listen here or download. The Gilded Cage by BeautifulFiction Beautifulfiction on Tumblr and ao3 This segment was originally posted on July 1, 2015 in Episode 38: The Greek Interpreted. It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music […]

38 – From the Notebook of Kitty Riley: Beautifulfiction



Consulting Fans Roane and Caroline talk writing. Listen here or download. This segment was originally posted on July 1, 2015 in Episode 38: The Greek Interpreted. It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for purchase through online retailers such as amazon.com and iTunes. lvis Costello & The Attractions, […]

38 – Consulting Writers


Consulting Fan Caroline interviews fan fiction writer and artist Jinglebell. Listen here or download. Tumblr and Riptide Lover tag Twitter Riptide Lover This segment was originally posted on June 1, 2015 in Episode 37: Sherlock’s On Holiday. It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for purchase through online […]

37 – From the Notebook of Kitty Riley: Jinglebell


Consulting Fans:  Emma, B, Fox, and Drinkingcocoa. Listen here or download. Lighting Up by Persiflager Interview with the cast of Maurice This segment was originally posted on June 1, 2015 in Episode 37: Sherlock’s On Holiday. It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for purchase through online retailers […]

37 – A Study in Fanfic: Lighting Up by Persiflager



Consulting Fans: B, Science, AlexxPhoenix42, Chelsea, and Brittianey discuss the plethora of fan fiction possibilities by pivoting between settings of our favourite actors . Listen here or download. B’s recs: Come to Morning by sunryder A Redhead Walks Into a Bar… by intricatearticulation Pages from the Red Book by DesdemonaAngel Science’s […]

35 – Expansion Pack Roundtable


Consulting Fans: ScienceofObsession, Mazarin221b, HiddenLacuna, Mars Daydream, Mydwynter, Drinkingcocoa. Listen here or download. Fanlore page on beta reading This segment was originally posted on March 1, 2015 in Episode 34: Swan or Sydney Opera House?. It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for purchase through online […]

34 – Beta Roundtable


Consulting Fans: Consultingpiskies, Finnagain, MK, and Saathi1013. Listen here or download. Rule 63 (as Saathi uses it – ymmv): an umbrella term for fanonically reinterpreting characters as gender(s) other than those presented in canon.  This includes what some people call ‘cis-swapping’ as well as headcanoning a character as transgender, provided their […]

33 – Femslash Roundtable