Sarah J. Maas
|Name:||Sarah Janet Maas|
|Also Known As:||S.J.Maas (on FictionPress)|
|Works:||A Court of Thorns and Roses, Throne of Glass|
|Official Website(s):||Official website, World of Sarah J. Maas, LiveJournal, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, FictionPress|
|On Fanlore:||Related pages|
Sarah J. Maas is the author of the best-selling Throne of Glass series and the A Court of Thorns and Roses series; both of which has gained signficiant fan-followings on Tumblr and by young adult literature communities.
She uploaded the first chapters to FictionPress, a sister site to the famous Fanfiction.net, and it later became one of the most popular stories on the site with a small fanbase of its own. She continuously expanded on the story throughout the next years until she removed the story in December 2008 with plans to get the story published.
Relationship with fandom
Sarah J. Maas is generally supportive of fan activities and has spoken of her appreciation for fanart within her monthly e-newsletter. Special editions of Sarah's book are also known to include fanart, such as the Target edition of A Court of Wings and Ruin which included work from Charlie Bowater and merwild.
Sarah is also supportive of fanfiction for her series. When asked by a fan if she would approve of the creation of fanfic archive for Throne of Glass on Fanfiction.net, her exact response was:
OMFG. Of course I’m okay with that! How WONDERFUL! As someone who obsessively wrote/read FF when I was younger, it is so, so surreal to even be ASKED this question! Eee! :) Thank you SO much for being so supportive of TOG! You are AWESOME. <3