challenge #118

Now that all the requests are in, let's return to a semiregular prompting schedule!

challenge #118: genderswap

Someone isn't the gender they were in canon-- either canon. Why? How? Or do you just want to show their altered self/selves in action? Write exactly 100 or 200 words for the prompt. Use whatever means or explanation you please; be creative and have fun. Any crossover touching the greater Buffyverse (Buffy, Angel, Fray, and/or the comic seasons) is welcome, but please post each drabble behind a cut, and tag your posts appropriately.

This challenge will run until APRIL 15.
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2012 Request List

So, all the requests have finally been made! And they're full of The Crazy as usual. *grin*

There's one left over from last year....

  • kerravonsen: Angel/SG-1. Wesley; more of the Starting Over series. 1,500 words.

  • And here's the assembled 2012 Drabblefest Winners' Request List:

    1. faithburke: SG-1/HP. Bra'tac/McGonagall. "A romance that the students of Hogwarts will never, ever forget. (It's a good thing cats don't blush)" - 3,000 + 2,100 words.

    2. tvashti: - B:tVS/ST XI. Oz: "Vulcans aren't always the coolest heads in battle." 2,200 words.

    3. beer_good_foamy: B:tVS/Terminator:SCC, Buffybot & Cameron, "We're very pretty." - 1,200 words.

    4. avamclean: B:tVS/Stargate SG-1, Buffy Summers & Daniel Jackson, "The most powerful are always the most stubborn." - 1,100 words.

    5. kerrykhat: B:tVS/ST XI, Buffy/McCoy with the prompt: (I Won't Say) I'm In Love. - 2,000 words.

    6. jerseyfabulous: Either a continuation of one of my B:tVS/CSI 'verses, or either or both of the Summers sisters meeting Spock and/or McCoy (B:tVS/ST XI) - 3,500 words.

    7. maevebran: Either a sequel to symptoms of peculiar regard (B:tVS/Leverage); or more of the Watered With Blood universe - 1,000 words.

    8. earcmacfithil: Either a fight between "closet BAMF" Giles and Eliot Spencer (B:tVS/Leverage), or "The crew of the Black Pearl failed to lift their curse and the ship is still plying the waters of the Caribbean in the late 20th century. They take Cordelia as a hostage." (B:tVS/POTC) - 1,100 words.

    9. graycardinal: More of either Closing Pandora's Box, with Alexis talking to Martha or Beckett about it (Castle/PJO); or Where No Sorcerer Has Gone Before, with Balthazar meeting Jim or Uhura (Sorcerer's Apprentice/ST XI) - 900 words.

    10. beatrice_otter: Angel/HP: more of either the Polaris Wyndham-Pryce or Unexpected Connections universes - 1,500 words.

    11. kerravonsen: Give Severus Snape a happy ending while zapping him into either the ST:Reboot universe or the Star Wars universe - 1,400 words.
    are you serious

    2012 Winners, Make Your Requests!

    THIS IS THE SIGNUP POST. If your name was in the winners list for the closure post? This is where you comment to specify your request.

    Here are your instructions:

    1.) Pick one (1) or two (2) fandoms-- and, heck, I'm not going to list them all out again. I'll be generous and say, anything I've committed more than 1000 words in over the last twelve months.

    2.) Name one (1) character or one (1) pairing of any type.

    3.) Give me a brief prompt or phrase. (You may specify "do not includes" also, but try to keep the list short; and I don't do NC-17 or incest at all.) Or-- you may ask for a one-shot connected to any of my eligible-fandom past works.

    My available roster of fic is at the AO3. (The fandom list at the top of the profile page is especially handy for sorting purposes, if you're looking for favorites or checking which fandoms are eligible. )

    Any questions or concerns? Feel free to ask. But get those requests in ASAP!
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    Index Post: 2009 Reward Request Fic

    I'd forgotten I'd promised to finish the old winners' indexes! 2007 and 2008 indexes were posted last year; this index contains the fic written for the 2009 Mod Birthday Competition winners.

    In 2009 there were a total of 15 participants, resulting in 11 winners:

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    I'll tackle 2010 next, then put up the new request post. Enjoy the read!
    buffy and daniel

    Mod Birthday Competition Complete!

    34 drabbles were posted for challenge amnesty week, in 26 crossover fandoms.

    Thanks to kerravonsen, tvashti, avamclean, jerseyfabulous, maevebran, beer_good_foamy, kerrykhat, and graycardinal for playing.

    challenge amnesty will continue for the next week; but the competition is done!

    For lo, I am back from my birthday and pleased with your fictive offerings. *grin* We have 11 winners this year, who have earned a combined 18,000 words! So, start thinking about what you might want to request. Whatever you ask for must be a one-shot, though it can be set in the 'verse of one of my previous fic, if you want.

    Your request should include: (1) one character or pairing; (2) one prompt/phrase; and (3) one fandom or cross of fandoms. I'll put the request post up later today.

    I'm currently willing to write in any fandom(s) from the following list: Buffy/Angel-verse; Stargate SG-1/Atlantis; Firefly/Serenity; Eureka; Star Trek XI; Fast and the Furious series; Leverage; The Mummy/Mummy Returns; The Dresden Files; Falling Skies; Person of Interest; Terra Nova; or Grimm. (Anything else, you could try convincing me, but I give no guarantees.)

    I don't do NC-17, or incest. Just about anything else is fair game. Ask here if you have questions. If you're going with a previous 'verse, my available roster of fic is most easily sorted through at the AO3.

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    terra nova

    #74, #106, #95, #85 - B:tVS/Terra Nova

    series: A Little More than One Million, B.C.
    fandom: Terra Nova
    disclaimer: The words are mine; the worlds are not.

    notes: Spoilers specifically for TN 1.6 "Bylaw" and 1.7 "Nightfall", with bits from further episodes. These drabbles complete the series. They end before the season does; but the stories I want to tell after this point can't be reduced to this format. So. More later; but this is it for now.

    title: Psychological Warfare
    word count: 200
    challenge: #74 - lost in translation

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    title: Devil in the Details
    word count: 200
    challenge: #106 - it isn't what it looks like

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    title: Turning the Tide
    word count: 200
    challenge: #95 - swifter, higher, stronger

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    title: All Together Now
    word count: 200
    challenge: #85 - making do

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    carmen sandiego

    #78 (Amnesty) • Facing the Music, cont'd

    And now the conclusion....

    #4 (#104) • “Little Fuzzy Animals”

    Title: "Litle Fuzzy Animals"
    Author: [info]graycardinal
    Rating: G
    Wordcount: 100
    Challenge: #78/#104 (so long, farewell...) - amnesty
    Fandom: Smallville/Velveteen Vs. [see Notes]
    Spoilers: None of significance.  Occurs midway or so into the Smallville run (before Lex has gone totally over the edge) and following the latest entries in the "Velveteen" saga.
    Disclaimer: Smallville belongs to DC and Warner Bros.; Velveteen and friends belong to Seanan McGuire; the drabble belongs to me.


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    #5 (#75) • “Waltzing With Bears”

    "Waltzing with Bears"
    Author: [info]graycardinal
    Rating: G
    Wordcount: 100
    Challenge: #78/#75 (small favor) - amnesty
    Fandom: Velveteen Vs./Incryptid
    Spoilers: None of significance. Occurs following the latest entries in the "Velveteen" saga. (See particularly "Velveteen Presents: Victory Anna vs. All These Stupid Parallel Worlds".)
    Disclaimer: Both Velveteen and friends and the Incryptid universe belong to Seanan McGuire (for the latter, see the just-released book Discount Armageddon); the drabble belongs to me.


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    #6 (#116) • “Home on the Range”

    "Home on the Range"
    Author: [info]graycardinal
    Rating: G
    Wordcount: 100
    Challenge: #78/#116 (home sweet home) - amnesty
    Fandom: Incryptid/BtVS
    Spoilers: None.
    Disclaimer: The Incryptid universe belongs to Seanan McGuire (see the just-released book Discount Armageddon); the Jossverse belongs to Hollywood; the drabble belongs to me.


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    Collapse )The Velveteen Vs. universe is a series of online stories by Seanan McGuire. Offering a complete listing is somewhat complicated by the fact that the stories appear in three distinct places: Seanan's dedicated Web site, her professional Livejournal, and her unofficial fannish Livejournal (note that this last includes both Velveteenish and non-Velveteenish things, owing to the state of the tags Over There).  [With respect to the fannish LJ, it's also appropriate to note that while it is in no way a Big Secret, references to it are not and should not be made on the professional LJ in order to preserve its fannishness.]  As a rule, the fannish LJ gets new Velveteen material first, then the pro LJ, then (eventually) the Web site.