@saville Sites like Archive of Our Own ( https://archiveofourown.org/ ) are a popular way some writers connect with an audience and with other writers. AO3 uses #FLOSS: https://github.com/otwcode/otwarchive Again, this probably won't coincide with the type of writing you're doing, but just an example of what's out there.
@lmemsm I write some fanfic every now and then so this was definitely very good rec. The software is definitely one part of the equation, and the community of artists who want to share their work is the other. The latter is also very hard to foster.
@saville You might want to check out Stone Hill http://stonehill.org/ They run a fan fiction convention and science fiction convention, have a mailing list and some discussion groups and have been running monthly meetings online. Many of them use AO3. They probably know almost every fan fiction site and resource out there.
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