It is not difficult to get started in the Harry Potter fan fiction world. There are too many acronyms and portmanteaux for beginners to understand. Even diehard fans can be confused by fan fiction tropes like naming characters after their middle names. These are some tips to help get you started. Remember that fan fiction tropes can be a bit different from one another.
Oh God Not Again! – This fanfiction follows Harry as an adult, traveling back in time to save Voldemort’s life. Most of the time, Harry is happy and enjoys his trip back in time. This fanfiction is an Affectionate Parody, but should not be confused with the trope Oh, God, Not Again!. This fanfic is a great example of combining two popular fanfic styles.
All The Young Dudes – This fanfic is named after David Bowie’s song. The story is about Harry and his best friends, Sirius Black and Remus Lupin. During the Marauders era in the Harry Potter universe, they find each other to be the perfect companions. This is an excellent example of fanfic and fanfiction based on the Harry Potter books.