West Wing Fanfiction Central

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Name: West Wing Fanfiction Central
Date(s): January 2002 - 2023
Archivist: Jessi
Founder: Jessi
Type: fanfiction
Fandom: The West Wing
URL: http://www.westwingstories.com/
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West Wing Fanfiction Central is an archive for West Wing fanfiction that's working on being the most comprehensive archive of West Wing fanfiction on the net. It includes rescued West Wing archives that are hosted to "to keep great stories from disappearing off the Internet" and the maintainers are willing to rescue more sites.

In October 2017, it was announced that West Wing Fanfiction Central would be moving to the Archive of Our Own as an Open Doors Project.[1]

The two rescued archives are:

  • West Wing Fanfiction Archive - Older archive of West Wing stories that was "rescued" in January 2004. The West Wing Fanfiction Archive import was completed in November 2022, works can be located in the archive collection.
  • The National Library - A main part of West Wing Fanfiction Central is The National Library, a searchable archive of complete, quality West Wing fanfiction. It was created in January 2002 and hosts more than 5000 stories. All new stories are posted to The National Library. The National Library import was completed in July 2018, stories can be located in the archive collection.
  • Big Block Of Cheese - The West Wing Slash Archive. Contains the largest collection of slash West Wing fan fiction on the WWW. From the main page: "The archive was last updated in May 2005, and will not be updated again. The National Library is taking over this site as of August 21, 2005. All completed stories will be added to The National Library." The Big Block of Cheese import was completed in March 2022, stories can be located in the archive collection.