|See also:||Story Tropes, Gen, Bob (genre), Het, Slash, Femslash|
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It can also refer to other sexual, relationship or character-based elements; topics such as polyamory, threesomes, trans characters, or kink (especially BDSM) are often considered to constitute their own genre.
Fanfiction also includes many genres rare outside of fandom, such as anthropomorfic or Mpreg, and many fandom-specific genres such as Muldertorture. Fandom-specific genres may spring up in reaction to canon events, such as Harry Potter Epilogue? What Epilogue? fic or Blake's 7 Post Gauda Prime fic (both subgenres of denialfic). Other fanfic genres are related to the structure of canon; for instance, post-eps are common in episodic fandoms which make heavy use of the reset button, and the casefile is usually found in a procedural fandom.
- Skyhawke archives Harry Potter story listing, with menu to sort by genre, accessed 6 October 2008