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Below is a list of terms and their definitions that are used in this fan community.
- Golden Rat Awards: Vampire Chronicles fan fiction awards. Now defunct.
Below is a partial timeline of events that took place in this fan community.
- Rice reestablishes herself as a member of the Roman Catholic church, the faith she was raised in. Until this point in her adulthood, she was an atheist. This has a great impact on both her professional and personal life.
- In 1999, Anne Rice threatened a number of fans with legal action. This was followed up with cease and desist letters being sent to fan fiction sites and, in 2000, a personal statement being published on her website saying that she was hurt by people writing fan fiction based on materials. This all culminated in 2001 with FanFiction.Net recieving a cease and desist letter.
- On January 23, 2002, the LiveJournal community anne_rice was created. 
- On February 10, 2002, the film verison of Queen of the Damned starring Stuart Townshend and Aaliyah is released.
- On November 14, 2002, the Anne Rice LiveJournal community annerice was created. 
- On September 11, 2003, the LiveJournal community punkvamps was founded.  It would host Anne Rice (Fandom), Good Charlotte, Green Day, Linkin Park, The 69 Eyes fan fiction.
- On January 18, 2004, the Vampire Chronicles LiveJournal parody RPG carryondancing was created. 
- On June 10, 2004, the Anne Rice mailing list savagegardenfiction was created. 
- On June 19, 2004, the Vampire Chronicles LiveJournal community vc_hfanfiction was created. 
- On July 3, 2004, the LiveJournal community anne_rice_ was created. 
- On September 13, 2004, the MySpace group httpprofilesmyspacecomusers6674713 was created. 
- October 2004, Rice, a devout Catholic since 1996, announces she would only write "for the Lord", thus abandoning many of the subjects that made her famous. The following year she would write "Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt" a novel based on Jesus's childhood.
- On January 28, 2005, the MySpace group AnneRiceLovers was created. 
- On February 16, 2005, the MySpace group thevampirechronicles was created. 
- On March 17, 2005, the MySpace group LestatandJesse was created. 
- On May 25, 2005, the MySpace group LestatdeLioncourtisgod3 was created. 
- On June 17, 2005, the MySpace group annerice was created. 
- On July 13, 2005, the MySpace group AnneRicefanclub was created. 
- On July 23, 2005, the MySpace group BARCLAYGREY was created. 
- On August 6, 2005, the InsaneJournal community annericefan was created. 
The Anne Rice fan fiction community has operated in a weird place for a number of years because of the decisions of the source material, Anne Rice. The fandom did not start out with that issue though. By 1994, they were on-line and posting to Usenet. One example from this year, demonstrating their on-line presence, was "Birds of a Feather" by Cliff Chen. This story was posted in August and was an X-Files/ Anne Rice crossover.
In 1999, Anne Rice threatened a number of fans with legal action. This was followed up with cease and desist letters being sent to fan fiction sites and, in 2000, a personal statement being published on her website saying that she was hurt by people writing fan fiction based on materials. This all culminated in 2001 with FanFiction.Net recieving a cease and desist letter.
Rotolli della Luna is a now-defunct Vampire Chronicles fanfiction archive. Sang Dechire was its companion messageboard.
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- Croatoan Fanfic - Where has the Anne Rice fan fiction gone? Retrieved November 17, 2002, from http://www.angelfire.com/rant/croatoan/
- Rice, A. (1995, August 3). A chat with Anne Rice . Message posted to Compuserve