Site Rules and Terms of Service
All members and visitors to our web site must comply with and understand the following:
I. FictionCentral.net will make every effort to monitor its fiction archive and outbound links for material we consider inappropriate, but does not guarantee suitability of content for all readers. You acknowledge that this site is viewed/read at your own risk. While the administrators and moderators of this site will attempt to remove or edit any generally objectionable material as quickly as possible, it is impossible to review every post/story and outbound link.Therefore you acknowledge that all posts made to this site express the views and opinions of the author and not the administrators, moderators or webmaster and hence they will not be held liable, including to any links to other websites not maintained by us. If you come across material which you find offensive or inappropriate, please contact us.
II. Any information given to us (email address, name, etc...) will not be given to anyone outside the staff of this site and will be used ONLY for contact purposes concerning this site.
III. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, or threatening material that may violate any applicable laws. Site administrators and staff reserve the right to be the sole judge in whether a posted content falls within this description
The Fiction Archive
1: Stories submitted to this archive MUST be original works. Reproduction of copyright material is illegal and is forbidden. Copying stories from this site without express permission of the author is also forbidden. Please be aware that we have a zero tolerance towards plagiarists. Any material found to be copied from another source or author will be deleted and the author will be removed from the archive. Any member of this site who copies stories to other sites without prior permission of the author will also be removed. If you discover a story that you believe to be plagiarised, please contact a staffer
2: Content. You agree to abide by all content rules as listed in the site rules including, but not limited to, those specifically related to the posting and/or viewing of inappropriate content on this site. Public areas of the site are required to be no higher than 12+ in rating and all stories are required to have applicable ratings and warnings. The staff will not be held responsible for users reading material that is marked as unsuitable for their age. Although all reasonable efforts are made by the owner and staff to keep inappropriate content from being posted on this site, we cannot be held responsible for all content that may slip through. Users agree to report any violations of the ToS or site rules to the staff for immediate recourse
3. Removal and Rejection. Anyone found to be in violation of any provisions of this document, abusing the site software, or failing to comply with the site rules are subject to removal at the staff's discretion. Stories failing to comply with posting requirements are subject to removal without prior notice. Removal may be done by temporary suspension, deletion of stories and/or accounts, or banning as deemed suitable by the staff. All content removed by the site owner and staff is permanently gone and in no way recoverable. This includes chapters, stories and reviews. Always back up your material.
4. Staff Decisions. Staff have the final decision in interpreting these rules as they apply to this website. Staff are not under any obligation to specify reasons for removal once members and/or visitors have breached these Terms of Service and/or Site Rules.
1. Submissions can not include any links.
2. Submissions must be have appropriate ratings and warnings.
12+ -- Directed to Readers Over 12 Years of Age:
This story is designed for children age 12 and above. It may be more appropriate for children who have acquired the developmental skills needed to distinguish between make-believe and reality. Themes and elements in this story may include mild fantasy or comedic violence, or may frighten children under the age of 12. Therefore, parents may wish to consider the suitability of this story for their very young children. It contains little or no violence, no strong language and little or no sexual dialogue or situations.
15+ --Directed to Readers Over 15 Years of Age:
This story contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 15 years of age. Parents are strongly urged to exercise greater care in monitoring this story and are cautioned against letting children under the age of 15 read this story unmonitored. This story contains one or more of the following: mild violence, non-graphic sexual situations, occasional strong language, or suggestive dialogue.
Mature Teen -- Mature Audience Only:
This story is specifically designed to be read by a mature audience and therefore may be unsuitable for persons under 17. This story contains one or more of the following: intense non-graphic violence, explicit non-graphic sexual activity, or crude indecent language.
While this has been a longstanding rule on our archive, it bears repeating that we do not accept material that is NC-17 in nature. Stories deemed to be too graphic or glorifying will not be accepted into our archive.
3. Submissions must not contain copyrighted materials (such as brief quotes) without proper citation.
4. Submissions may not contain living persons as characters.
5. Submissions may not contain inappropriate sensitive themes (incest, beastality, abuse, suicide, etc). If you believe your plotline has questionable material please contact a staffer to discuss the issue prior to submission.
6. Submissions must be between 750 and 9,999 words.
7. Staff retain final decisions on whether or not the submitted material falls within appropriate ratings/warnings and content guidelines for this site. If you aren't sure, ask before submitting.