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Title: Children of the Resurrection
Recipient: [personal profile] brightly_lit
Rating: T
Word Count: 5389
Warnings: Some swearing. Mild violence.
Author's Notes: Prompt: ‘Outsider POV where a teen girl's brother is possessed by an angel and he suddenly starts spouting all kinds of divine wisdom ... and he is suddenly incredibly powerful. Maybe she's a popular girl and he embarrasses her more than ever now, maybe she got bullied and that's no longer a problem thanks to him, or any other situation you come up with.’ Writing an outsider POV was a challenge, but it was a lot of fun to do. Just to let you know, Sam and Dean don’t turn up straight away in this, but you will see plenty of them.
Summary: He’s been wearing the same suit for four days straight.

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Gardening Woes for septembers_coda

Jul. 18th, 2017 09:47 pm
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Title: Gardening Woes
Recipient: [personal profile] septembers_coda
Rating: PG
Word Count: 1673
Warnings: None
Author's Notes: The poem came first, then the story wrote itself after that.

Summary: All Sam wants is to have a garden – is that too much to ask? Apparently it is, leading Dean and Cas to call in some help.

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Day at the Beach for Emmatheslayer

Jul. 17th, 2017 10:10 pm
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Title: Day at the Beach
Recipient: Emmatheslayer
Rating: G
Word Count or Media: Illustration
Warnings: None
Author's Notes: I went with the prompt: Sam, Dean and Castiel go to the beach and they have their first real day off.

Summary: Dean and Sam head to the beach with Castiel in tow after a touch case on the coast of California. Castiel is a bit over dressed for the occasion. Sam and Dean spend the day showing how to have fun on the beach.

Art )

Signs of Life, for [personal profile] annie46

Jul. 16th, 2017 01:36 pm
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Title: Signs of Life
Recipient: Annie46
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 2,048
Warnings: none
Summary: Dean can’t leave, he can’t sleep, because Sam could just slip away. Again.

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The Road to Palo Alto, for [personal profile] astarloa

Jul. 15th, 2017 09:39 am
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Title: The Road to Palo Alto
Recipient: [personal profile] astarloa
Rating: G
Media: Ink & marker
Warnings: Pre-series familial discord and a touch of angst.
Author's Notes: Created for the prompt "It's only running away if someone notices you're gone."
Summary: He wasn't running away -- he wasn't.

What might have happened the night Sam left for Stanford. Title re-purposed from a line in Edgar Allan Poe's "Eldorado."

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A Slice of Heaven, for [personal profile] red_b_rackham

Jul. 14th, 2017 09:56 am
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Title: A Slice of Heaven
Recipient: [personal profile] red_b_rackham
Rating: K+
Warnings: brief mention of torture
Word Count or Media: 1583
Author's Notes: A John-centric fic for prompt 1, because I’m very fond of the man.

Summary: There’s a strange man in their kitchen and something isn’t adding up, but really, John’s just here for the damn pie.

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Brontide, for [personal profile] broken_cinders

Jul. 13th, 2017 08:38 am
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Title: Brontide
Recipient: [personal profile] broken_cinders
Rating: PG
Word Count: 1,700
Warnings: conceptual horror
Author's Notes: Thank you so much broken_cinders for this wonderful prompt that helped me write a story I've needed to write since I was four. <3 <3 I hope you like!

Summary: Brontide (n) - a low rumble like that of distant thunder

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Title: Reach Out I'll Be There
Recipient: [profile] leah_elisabeth
Rating: PG
Characters: Sam and Dean
Word count: 3800
Warnings: Occasional curse word. Sam's visions. Brotherly baiting.

Author's Notes: Dear recipient, I chose to go with your Space AU prompt, though I tried to incorporate elements of a couple others too, as they reflected my own preferences. I hope you get some satisfaction from reading and aren't too disappointed.
Many thanks to the person who generously accepted to beta for me. Her input was extremely helpful.

Summary: Sam and Dean Winchester are two brothers who pursue a centuries old tradition of monster-hunting.

The backdrop may have changed, and the Impala boast a warp engine instead of tires, but the care and love these two brothers share remains constant in the face of whatever danger may threaten them.

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Final schedule for Yuletide 2017

Nominations Friday Sept 8 - Saturday Sept 16
Sign-ups Sunday Oct 1 - Monday Oct 9
Assignments out by Sunday Oct 15
Default deadline Monday Dec 11
Assignment deadline Monday Dec 18

Please note that this is a week earlier than the draft schedule we previously posted.

New Year’s Resolutions notification

If you took part in Yuletide and defaulted after the default deadline, or you submitted an incomplete story at the posting deadline, or you defaulted in Yuletide twice in a row, we ask you to complete a New Year’s Resolution story before you sign up again.

We have just sent an email to everyone who was added to our NYR list after Yuletide 2016. We don’t want you to get to Yuletide 2017, try to sign up, and realise at this late juncture that you are under a restriction.

The email we use is the one currently associated with your AO3 account. If you have any doubt about whether you fulfilled the Yuletide challenge last year, please check your AO3 account details to see what email address the message was sent to. It’s also possible that our message has gone to your spam folder.

You are welcome to comment here or to email yuletideadmin@gmail.com and ask if you are on the list of people who need to complete a New Year’s Resolution fic.

If you defaulted in a previous year, you may still be on our NYR list.

More information about New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolution fics written for the purpose of re-qualifying for Yuletide must be posted to the New Year's Resolutions 2017 collection before you sign up to Yuletide 2017. They must be over 1,000 words and written to a previous Yuletide prompt. You can write for a Yuletide 2016 prompt, or you can choose an older Yuletide prompt as long as the fandom in which you write is small enough to still qualify for Yuletide (that is: when adding the total fics on AO3 and ff.net, there are fewer than 1,000 fics that are in English, complete, and over 1,000 words long).

The New Year’s Resolution system exists for several reasons:
  • It's an incentive to encourage people either to default early, or, to push on through and post something

  • It works as a warm-up, or as practice, or as a way of proving to yourself you can finish a story to a prompt

  • It's a contribution to the project of getting more stories written in tiny fandoms

  • It's a way of ensuring that past prompts don't get entirely forgotten.

If you had to default in a past year, we are aware that this may have been for a carefully-considered reason or in a difficult time. Needing to complete a NYR does not mean we think you're a terrible person. We hope you use it as an opportunity to write something you enjoy.

You are also welcome to submit a NYR story if you just feel like writing one! The collection will stay open for late fills until Yuletide 2017 assignments are sent out.

Writers are especially encouraged to write stories for prompts that were not filled during the main Yuletide run.

2016 prompts on AO3
Google spreadsheet of all prompts (thank you to Min)
Database of 2016's Dear Author letters (thank you to lsellersfic)
2016 prompts as a text file
Prompts from 2016's non-signed-up pinch hitters on LJ and on DW
Some Day My Fic Will Come mini-challenge - This challenge is for prompts that are posted year after year after year - see more info at the link!

Missy Remix: Interest Poll

Jul. 11th, 2017 07:52 pm
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After the recent series finale, [personal profile] navaan and I shared our squee for Missy, and while bouncing fic ideas around we had an idea for a different kind of Remix challenge.

It went something like this:
  1. The world needs more Missy!
  2. Someone should do a fest or a challenge or something.
  3. A fest where Missy gets to be in everything! Everything’s better with more Missy.
  4. A Missy remix! Remix this fic by adding Missy to it!
  5. Someone should really do that.
  6. "Someone" is going to be us, isn't it?

In general terms this is how it would work:

Like in a normal remix challenge, people would sign up with the body of Doctor Who work they've written and be assigned a remixer, who gets to pick one of their stories to remix. The difference - all remixes would have the aim to add Missy somehow:
  • Missy's POV on what happened
  • Missy doing things behind the scene while the plot unfolds
  • Missy directly bursting in on the story and interacting with everyone else
  • ...

(More general info about remixes.)

This is a very specific idea for a fest and before we set to work, we wanted to find out if anyone who isn't us would be interested in taking part in a challenge like this. So let us know:

Missy remix poll @ Trobadora’s DW

Higher, for [personal profile] polleekin

Jul. 11th, 2017 07:55 am
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Title: Higher
Recipient: [personal profile] polleekin
Character: circus artist Ruby
Rating: SFW (mildly suggestive attire)
Media: digital art/prose poetry
Warnings: N/A
Summary: she dreams her vessel fearless. an artist, big top, high in the sky (no belly to the earth, not this time) she dreams her vessel powerful--a girl, five feet, heavy with muscle--a coma, why?--how?--she dreams wild things, wilder and wilder as the summer goes on because she is so


Notes: The AU where Ruby chooses Sam over Lucifer--and her vessel, in its past life, was a circus artist.

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Discussion: Wonder Woman movie

Jul. 10th, 2017 11:30 pm
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Is anyone interested in a discussion of this film? I'm guessing by now a lot of people have seen it and so far I get the impression the general reviews have been positive. What do you think? I believe she definitely qualifies as an awesome woman. :-)

Disclaimer: My only knowlegde of the character stems from DC's animated series, I haven't ever read a WW comic but I'm told by more knowledgeable fans the animated series got her essence right.

Some points to talk about:

- portrayal of Amazons
- representation of different kinds of women in general
- Diana as a role model
- fun factor :-)
- portrayal of Steve Trevor and his interactions with Diana

Art: Rey from Star Wars

Jul. 10th, 2017 11:22 pm
mekare: by <user name=luminousdaze> (Donna Tardis)
[personal profile] mekare posting in [community profile] shes_awesome
This is actually inspired by a fic, but it works on its own as well.

Title Rey meditating
Artist: [personal profile] mekare
Rating: G
Character: Rey
Inspired by: Jacket, Droid, Lightsaber by [personal profile] imaginary_golux
Summary: The fic that inspired this points out that abundant water is a new thing for Rey once she's with the rebels. Apparently she gets fascinated by washing machines and uses them for meditation.

art behind the cut )

Meet the Parents, for [personal profile] jj1564

Jul. 10th, 2017 10:13 am
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Title: Meet the Parents
Recipient: [personal profile] jj1564
Rating: PG
Word Count: 2,500
Warnings: none
Author's Notes: I was excited to write for this prompt (and this person! for reasons that must remain secret because they would give away my identity) because I'd been ruminating on all the possible scenarios/configurations/consequences of Amara having brought back any number of different combinations of people Dean would like to have back in his life, and for John to have come back with Mary (as in the prompt I chose) was one I definitely wanted to explore.

Summary: When Amara said she wanted to give Dean what he needed most, she didn't mean just Mary, she meant John, too--the whole family back together. Maybe it's what he needs, but it sure isn't what he expects.

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The games we play, for [personal profile] verucasalt123

Jul. 9th, 2017 10:07 am
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Title: The games we play
Recipient: [personal profile] verucasalt123
Rating: K+
Word Count: 4369
Warnings: Canonical character death
Author's Notes: Heartfelt thanks to my wonderful beta (you know who you are;)), all remaining mistakes are mine alone and I hope that all of you, but especially [personal profile] verucasalt123, enjoy my take on her prompt!

Summary: “I just think that it´d be nice if we could make our own rules every now and then.”
Or, The Winchester boys, a deck of cards and something about life.

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Title: All According to Plan
Author: [personal profile] trobadora
Fandom: Legend of the Seeker
Pairing: Cara/Kahlan
Main Characters: Cara, Kahlan
Rating: R
Warnings: rada'hans and agiels
Disclaimer: Not mine.
Summary: Kahlan knows her target. But she has something - someone - else on her mind. - Futurefic.

AO3 | LJ | DW

Sunrise, for backroadsspirit

Jul. 8th, 2017 02:53 pm
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Title: Sunrise
Recipient: Backroadsspirit
Word count: 2364
Warnings: none
Summary: For a one-horse town, Sunrise had suddenly started attracting an awful lot of attention. AU for "Frontierland."

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Bottoms Up, for Kalliel

Jul. 7th, 2017 02:14 pm
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Title: Bottoms Up
Recipient: [personal profile] kalliel
Rating: PG
Medium: photomanip/graphic
Warnings: alcoholism
Notes: I ended up going with the Dean/alcoholism prompt and giving it somewhat of a surreal spin... Hope you enjoy!

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