acd_holmesfestSign ups are open!
This is the sign up post for writers and artists wishing to take part in the Fest. Sign ups open now and close on Monday 20th August at midnight, British Summer Time - not much time, I know, but we are not a huge community (yet).
By Sunday 26th August you will have your assignments.
Latest submission date is Sunday 7th October.
Posting (anon) starts on Monday, 15th October and ends on 29th October. Reveal post 1st November.
If you are going to be late submitting, please let me, methylviolet10b
know either in a comment to this post or via PM and we'll offer an extension. Offers of pinch hitters gratefully received.
Sign up template:Lj nameemail address
YouraddyATemailproviderDOTcom OR if you prefer not to put this in an open comment, please PM mods with this information.Type of work(s) you are willing to offer
e.g. fic, art, icons [minimum 10 icons please]. If fic, *rough* idea of how long it is likely to be, e.g. under 1000 words, 1000 to 5000, over 5000 [blimey]. We have no minimum word limit for fics but something reasonably substantial would be nice.What you are comfortable working with as a creator
- e.g. gen, het, slash, particular pairings/multiples, casefic, humour, h/c, angst, preferred tropes or kinks [please list], etc: we encourage as much latitude as possible to make it easier to match and because variety is good.What you would definitely prefer NOT to work with
- as aboveWhat you would like to receive
- type(s) of fanwork, preferences as aboveWhat you would definitely NOT enjoy receiving
- exclusions as aboveAny other information you would like to addWhether, if needed, you could offer to pinch hit to avoid someone being disappointed
Crossover fic and art is welcome, but there must be substantial ACD Holmes content, please.
Icons - may be based on any of the original illustrations to the ACD stories - not just Sidney Paget's. Camden House
has a very full collection.
For all other comm rules, please see the profile page
ETA the WONDERFUL Banner by mistyzeo
. Will be spreading this far and wide asap.
Thanks! It's been a very long time since I ran one of these, so any comments or suggestions are more than welcome.