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Is there a rationale for the deletion of all the fanfic on this page: We normally leave a note/explanation when making such a drastic edit.--MeeDee (talk) 18:21, 18 March 2013 (UTC)

As an added note, we should revert the changes back tomorrow unless we hear otherwise. The only edits the editor has made (to date) have been mass deletions of story recs without explanation; however hopefully they'll pop back in and start adding content.--MeeDee (talk) 04:24, 19 March 2013 (UTC)
It's possible the list was just getting too long, but still a rationale for the selection would be good. Until we have pages about individual Teen Wolf stories (and we don't yet), I am reluctant to start culling links from the main page. I reverted the page, but here are the fics at issue so we can remove again if necessary:
--æþel (talk) 01:59, 20 March 2013 (UTC)
The ETA from You to Me and Reasonable to Assume I see recced and mentioned a lot, so I don't know why they were removed, but I haven't heard much about the others, so I don't have an opinion on them either way. We might want to limit stories to one per author and then use the author page to mention the other stories. We also need examples of stories written after season 2.--æþel (talk) 02:30, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

sterek meta links to add

unexplained deletions

Two fanwork examples were deleted without explanation. One was very unusual for Teen Wolf fandom -- a print book.--æþel (talk) 23:22, 16 October 2013 (UTC)

The print book deserves its own page - it is unique and stirred up debate about the pairing: Most fans loved it though: and Since it has been two weeks since the deletion and no explanation offered, I'd suggest the edits be restored after leaving a note on the Users Talk page. She may not be aware of needing to add comments when deleting material. Also, could someone familiar with the fandom look at these other deletions? I know we discussed at least one of them above, but there may have been more? and and and --MeeDee (talk) 03:27, 17 October 2013 (UTC)
OK, deletions restored. I will create a page for The Sterek Book. A few of the deletions pointed to dead links, and I think it would be a good idea to weed for diversity of authors, but we'll need to create pages about those authors first. I'll see how much I can do today.--æþel (talk) 22:26, 17 October 2013 (UTC)

Example Fanworks

The list of fanfic is getting kind of long and unwieldy. . . might it make sense to break it up somehow? Maybe separating canon-based versus au stories, or (since it's already in chronological order) breaking it up by what seasons of the show had aired? And at what point does it warrant its own page? --PhoenixFalls (talk) 19:24, 19 July 2014 (UTC)

That list is excessively long. I think a better approach would be to link to rec lists and master lists and cull this list. I suggest: only one fic per author (put the rest on the author page), each fic an example of a different trope or era or characterization, with that explanation instead of/in addition to the author summaries, which are not always useful. --æþel (talk) 19:31, 19 July 2014 (UTC)
I think the answer is to make separate pages for the fics and only link a subset here with an explanation for why they stand out. I started one page and then lost steam....--æþel (talk) 21:57, 19 July 2014 (UTC)
Ha, yeah, I made a page for one fic a few days ago and then came back today to pick another to make a page for, then discovered that like a dozen new fics had been added to the list! At which point I commented here. Looking at the list, it seems like. . . five fics have their own pages already? Would it be bad form to cut all the fics that don't have pages for now, just so the page is easier to scroll, and put the list of cut stories here on the talk page so that people can make individual pages for them (or individual author pages, for authors that have multiple stories on the list) and only then add them back to the main page? --PhoenixFalls (talk) 22:38, 19 July 2014 (UTC)
That's a good idea, actually.--æþel (talk) 23:08, 19 July 2014 (UTC)

Okay, here's the list. I've pulled the authors who have multiple works on the list to the top. --PhoenixFalls (talk) 00:30, 20 July 2014 (UTC)

  • Reasonable to Assume by Saucery. Kidfic (started 2012-03-29)
  • Far, Far Away by Saucery. AU series where Derek and Stiles live out different fairy tales. (started 2012-04-03)
  • headlong (I'm falling in a) by hito. (2011-12-17 to 2012-02-14)
  • String Theory by Boy_On_Strings. Slow-building relationship. (started 2012-01-10)
  • Build an Ivory Tower by teot. Derek knots Stiles in the school locker room. (2012-01-30)
  • go home, or make a home by lady_ragnell. Scott kills the Alpha and is cured. Stiles and Derek adjust. (2012-02-21)
  • I Need You So Much Closer by lemyh. Derek and Stiles share a connection that allows them to feel each other's emotions. (2012-04-09)
  • Always Yours to Have by thestreetballet. Hogwarts AU. Derek, a sixth-year werewolf, bonds spontaneously to Stles, a second-year. (2012-04-14)
  • Alpha Spikes by starbeast. AU where Alphas choose their mates each mating season. (2012-04-24 to 2012-06-04)
  • Fever All Through The Night by anothershower. "There's a prize?" he offers lamely, after it's clear that Derek is really, seriously pissed off and not prepared to back down any time soon. Words: 1391 (5/14/12)
  • Mating Habits of the Domesticated North American Werewolf by lielabell. AR Since he can't be Stiles' mate, Derek resolves to be his friend. (2012-06-09 to 2012-07-04)
  • sing it loud so i can hear you by avidlie. Stiles is a zombie. (2012-06-17)
  • The Future's So Bright (I Gotta Wear Shades) by Swing_Set_in_December. Future!fic focused on Derek and Stiles' son. (2012-07-05)
  • All You’re Giving Me Is Friction by drunktuesdays. Stiles is Alpha bait. Words: 4707 (9/27/12)
  • Knocked Off-Center by LouLa. It's supposed to be a training exercise. Words: 2381 (10/4/12)
  • See Right Through You by marguerite_26. With the Alpha pack constantly circling, Derek enlists Scott’s help to ensure everyone is ready for the worst. Scott and Stiles have other plans, though, and Derek is not impressed when he finds out they are plotting behind his back. Words: 15130 (11/7/12)
  • Tether by alocalband. Stiles starts heading down a darker path. Derek attempts to reel him back in. Words: 3902 (11/14/12)
  • Faint by orphan_account. Derek doesn’t want to do the things he thinks about doing to Stiles; he doesn’t want to think the things he thinks about doing to Stiles. But thinking isn't doing; thinking isn't wrong. Words: 2097 (11/22/12)
  • Tragedy In Three Acts by cheesewithmy. The idea of bringing in a pair of hormonal, teenaged werewolves to help him hunt down Laura’s killer is probably not his best, but you have to work with the tools you have. Or: The one where Derek is human and Stiles is a werewolf. Words: 4867 (12/11/12)
  • Doesn’t Add Up by Goldenpetal13. Asexual Stiles. He tries to hide it and Derek finds out. Words: 6544 (12/18/12)
  • The Shadow Of Your Heart by BarlowGirl. Stiles slumped against the wall. “Barely. And you owe me. You owe me like crazy.” Derek stretched his leg under the table, testing for twinges and aches. It seemed alright for his kneecap having been shattered by a wolfsbane bullet a few hours ago. Yeah, he could do this. Stiles was right. Derek owed him. Words: 13436 (12/13/12)
  • All The Things I Learned by JenNova. Kate Argent taught Derek two things. Never trust anyone outside his own species. Sex is power. Words: 2642 (1/1/13)
  • If I Had A Wish (Or Even A Choice) by ladyblahblah. Stiles has a preference for written porn. He also has a thing for Derek's voice. So when Derek finds his erotica collection, this is clearly either the best or the worst thing that's ever happened to him. Words: 3892 (1/18/13)
  • Calm, Assertive by kellifer_fic. Stiles tries to stealth-obedience train the werewolves. It goes about as well as can be expected. Words: 4414 (1/25/13)
  • On Laura by vanlaria. Here is a secret Derek will take to his grave: Laura would have hated Stiles. Words: 3333 (1/30/13)
  • Stiles Stilnski: Rescue Ranger by ifeelflames. Alternatively titled: Stiles Climbs Derek Like A Tree, All In The Name Of Rescue. Words: 3159 (2/18/13)
  • No End Of Romance by sofonisba_found. Derek was used to people wanting to fuck him. He wasn't quite so used to everyone in town except Stiles wanting to give him flowers, but that's just what happens sometimes when you manage to piss off a fae by forgetting them after a one night stand. Words: 11698 (3/8/13)
  • Take Me By The Tongue by trespresh. Stiles goes over to the Hale house with every intention of standing up to Derek. Too bad he ends up kneeling in front of him, instead. Words: 1080 (6/5/13)
  • Hard Pressed by pandacowhipster. Derek maintains this wouldn't be an issue if Stiles would just learn to knock. Words: 4842 (6/20/13)
  • Lay Us Down (We’re Young and In Love) by MemeKon. I need someone to write me a body worship fic where Derek turns the tables on all the 'you're gorgeous', 'you're so pretty' and 'you look so good's he gets grunted from Stiles on a regular basis… Words: 3672 (10/1/13)
  • In Desperate Times by Nokomis. Stiles gets magic wish-granting powers, but only when he's in danger. He begins to teleport to Derek in increasingly awkward moments. Words: 3454 (3/30/14)