Our active and thriving Forum community is full of your fellow authors and readers who like to discuss the fine art of Trek fanficcing, as well as participate in major events such as the Twelve Trials of Triskelion (Summer/Fall) or the Review Hunts (Winter/Spring). There are Weekly Writes, Monthly Challenges, and also announcements on new stories from your favorite authors!


The Archive has a separate database from our Forums community, so you will have to sign up again in order to join in on the conversation with other members. In order to do so, please follow these steps.


First, visit the forums at http://vf.adastrafanfic.com and you should see a set of buttons on the main page:




If you have a Facebook, Google, Twitter, or OpenID account you'd like to use, you can use that information to sign up. It's easy and should bypass all the data entry of name/email and password that will follow. Simply click on either button in order to use your social media account and your activity on the forums can be easily shared with your friends on either site.


Otherwise, click on the Register button to use your email address to sign up for an account.


This will take you to the next screen where some information will be asked of you. It will look like this:






Otherwise, enter in your email address, desired username, password, and the numbers displayed in the anti-spam image. Agree to the Terms of Use, and then click on Sign Up at the bottom. Your email address will receive a confirmation link that you will need to click in order to validate your account.


All done!