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True Blood Newbie Guide

True Blood and Southern Vampire Mysteries Master list (AKA: The Newbie Guide)

Based on the The Southern Vampire Mysteries, a series of novels by Charlaine Harris that details the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional small Louisiana town. The series centers on Sookie Stackhouse (played by Anna Paquin), a telepathic waitress at a bar who falls in love with vampire Bill Compton.

*This list is comprised of LJ links only. You can find another separate list of of Off-Live Journal resources HERE.



[info]blood_bonded: general discussion community with emphasis on the relationship between Sookie Stackhouse and Eric Northman. All content allowed.
godhatesfangs : a general discussion community. Posting of fic and images directly to the comm is prohibited. Posting moderated.

: a general discussion community. There are designated times for the posting of graphics and fan fiction.
[info]ontd_trublud: one of ONTD’s (oh no they didn’t) subject-specific spin-off communities. Accepts content related to the show and books.
[info]the_bayou: a discussion, fan fiction, graphics community. All content accepted.
trueblood_lj: a community welcoming all posts and content including episode watch alongs. Posting moderated.

[info]trueblood_squee: an all-characters/pairings/plotlines-friendly community.
 : a general discussion community. Posting moderated.
[info]trueblood_uk : a general discussion community for viewers of the show as it airs in the UK.

Fan Art/Graphics:

[info]askars_icons: an icon community for actor Alexander Skarsgard. Graphics other than icons are allowed.
[info]bon_temps_icons: an icon and graphics community for the show and interpretations of the books.
[info]good_trueblood: an all cast/characters-friendly community for graphics. Membership is by application/invitation-only.
[info]trueblood20in20: an icon community where members are challenged/required to post 20 icons in 20 days.
[info]truebloodicons: an icon community. All kinds of graphics accepted, as long as they are part of an icon post.
[info]trueblood_lulz: a community for funny/amusing/satiric graphics.
[info]truebloodmanips: a community for photo manipulations of the cast.


[info]true_blood_fem: a femslash only fan fiction community. Also accepts fan art and icons.
[info]true_blood_fic: a community for fan fiction for all pairings, genres and rating. Also accepts book related works.
[info]true_drabbles: a drabble community based on the show and books.
[info]trueblood_slash: slash-only community for fan fiction, graphics and discussions of any same-sex pairings in True Blood.

Character Specific:

[info]fangbangers_tb: an 18+ only community for all content  involving the character Eric Northman. Queer as Folk-related (the US version) posting allowed.
[info]lafayettefans: a community for all posts pertaining to the character Lafayette Reynolds and actor Nelson Ellis.
[info]merlotte_love: a community about character Sam Merlotte. All content allowed.
mr_compton : a community about Bill Compton. All content allowed.

[info]northmanfans: a community for all posts pertaining to character Eric Northman and actor Alexander Skarsgard.
[info]omg_im_a_vamp: a community for all posts pertaining to character Jessica Hamby and actress Deborah Ann Woll.
[info]tara_thornton: a community about the character Tara Thornton. Posting is moderated.
[info]tru_godric: a community for  all posts pertaining character Godric and actor Allan Hyde.

Pairing Specific:

[info]bill_sookie: a community for fans of the Bill Compton/Sookie Stackhouse pairing.  All content allowed.
[info]buffy_eric: crossover community focusing on therelationship between Buffy Summers ( Buffy, the Vampire Slayer) and Eric Northman. All content allowed.
[info]eric_lafayette: a community for fans of the Eric Northman/Lafayette Reynolds pairing. Accepts all content pertaining to the pairing.
[info]eric_pam: a community for  Eric Northman and Pam Ravenscroft. All content must focus on either the pairing, characters or actors.
[info]eric_sookie: a community for fans of the Eric Northman/Sookie Stackhouse pairing. Accepts all content.
[info]ericandsookie: a fan fiction  community about the Eric Northman/Sookie Stackhouse pairing.
[info]godriceric: a community for fans of the Godric/Eric Northman pairing. Accepts fan fiction, graphics and the occasional Godric/Eric-related discussion.
[info]jessica_hoyt: a community for fans of the Jessica Hamby/Hoyt Fortenberry pairing.  Content regarding ctors Deborah Ann Woll and Jim Parrack is allowed.
[info]pam_sookie: a community for the fans of the Sookie Stackhouse/Pam Ravenscroft pairing.
[info]tamshippers: a community for fans of the Sam Merlotte/Tara Thornton pairing.  Content regarding actors Sam Trammell and Rutina Wesley is allowed.

Actor Specific:

[info]alex_skarsgard: a community for all posts pertaining to actor Alexander Skarsgard (Eric Northnman). 
[info]allanhyde: a community for all posts pertaining to actor Allan Hyde (Godric).
[info]annapaquin_fans: a community for actress Anna Paquin (Sookie Stackhouse). All Anna Paquin-related content accepted.
[info]mehcadbrooks: a community for fans of actor Mehcad Brooks (Eggs).
mfthiefofhearts: a community for fans of Michelle Forbes. All content accepted.
[info]skarsgardrpf: a community for Real Person Fiction about Alexander Skarsgard (Eric Northman).
[info]stephen_moyer: a community for Stephen Moyer (Bill Compton). Posts that interfere in Stephen Moyer’s private life (paparazzi photos etc...) not allowed.


[info]annastills: an icon challenge community for actress Anna Paquin.
[info]definitely_dead: a team-based challenge community.
[info]es_stills: an icon challenge contest for the pairing Eric Northman/Sookie Stackhouse.
[info]fang_stills: a challenge-based, vampire-related icon community.
[info]skarsgardstills : an icon and graphics challenge community for actor Alexander Skarsgard.
[info]tb_kink: a “kink meme” community open to any pairing. The fic is to be found in the comments rather than the “master post”.
[info]trueblood100: an all-characters/pairings-friendly drabble  community. Prompts issued bi-weekly.
[info]truebloodrumble: a challenge rounds-based icon community.
RPG (Role Playing Games):

[info]tb_capslock: a capital letters-only role-playing community for characters from the show and books.
[info]trueblood_rpc: a role-playing community set in the beginning of the Season 2 of True Blood. The list of taken/available characters available on the community profile.
trubloodressing : 18+ role-playing community. Content from show and books allowed, but all posts must be in-character


[info]fanggirls: a community for vampire-related discussion and fan works. Fandom/Character bashing is frowned upon.
[info]tru_search: a community for fan fiction recommendations and searches. Fic writing requests and RPF are frowned upon.
[info]trublood: support group for vampires who are or want to “come out of the coffin”. Allows icons and prompts.
[info]trubldclaims: a community for show and book characters/objects claims. Membership and posting moderated.
[info]trueblood_music: a community for those interested in discussing True Blood’s soundtrack. Fanmixes allowed.
[info]trueblood_rants: a place for viewers to vent about any character/plot developments they are particularly unhappy about.
[info]vampirecafe: a community for all kinds of fan works pertaining to vampires in the media.
[info]vampirepromo: a place for promoting any and all vampire related comms (not specifically True Blood related)


[info]merlottes: a place for fans of the novels by Charlaine Harris. All content is welcome.


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