It’s that time of year again and we’re hope that you are excited for another round of the Winter Exchange fest.
This year is going to be slightly different as I am posting the signup sheet before the post. This is to allow people time to think of what gift they want to receive/give before signing up. We have also decided to add an extra two weeks writing time to help writers who are extremely busy during this time. Extensions will still be granted but on a case by case basis only.
As you know the Winter Exchange is an anonymous exchange where the mods match up requests with another participant, who then writes the requested fic. All participants receive a fic based on their request/prompt. The authors are anonymous until all the stories have been posted.This year's timeline and basic rules:
23rd October November 2016: Sign-ups open
30th October 2016: Sign-ups close
2nd November 2016: Assignments sent out
21 December 2016: Assignments due
24 December 2016: Posting begins
As per the comm rules, only rare pairs (please see this post
for excluded pairings) and fics with a rating no higher than R are allowed. Minimum word count is 500, maximum 2500 words.
Please read through this post carefully before asking questions. There is a lot
of information to sift through, because everything you need to know is in this post. Be sure to read everything!( Everything you need to know.Collapse )
If you have any questions either reply to this post, or send us an email at rarepair.shorts.mod[AT]gmail.com and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
Anyone is welcome to join us, whether you've participated here before or not. So please spread the word to all your friends; the more, the merrier! I have also made some promo banners for the fest this year if you wanted to help promote the fest at all.
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