April 2020 Overview
In April 2020, there are totally 6961 pieces of HP fanfictions updating in AO3.
Among 6961 pieces:
The most clicked story is Dumbledore's Little Pet written by Finnian_Siogthe, it has 385804 hits in total;
The most renown story is If Them's the Rules written by Light MayMarlow, it has 13491 kudos in total;
The longest story is Harry Potter and the Berserker written by deathbearabc123, it has 715192 words, 75 chapters;
According to general classfictaion, there are
5468 pieces of short fictions (Word count below 20,000)
1193 pisces of medium fictions (Word count between 20,000-100,000)
300 pieces of long fictions (Word count under 100,000).
April in History
In the past 20 years (from 2000 to 2019), the average works published in April is 792. In April 2020, the number of new fanfictions demonstrates an obvious growth. Actually, the growth trend is lasting from the beginning of 2020 to now and we predict it may continue to grow in the folling in month. Most of the people around the world are staying at home due to the COVID-19, which to some degree, promotes the creativity of fanfictions.