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Title: La Fee Verte Ancienne

Recipient: [personal profile] a_different_equation

Author: [redacted]

Rating: PG. for mild/implied sexual reference

Characters: Sherlock Holmes, John Watson.

Warnings: Reference to drug abuse, alcohol abuse, off-stage murder.

Summary: Holmes and Watson find themselves trapped with the Green Fairy.

"There is no use whatever, Watson." Holmes drawled from his comfortable station on the divan. )
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Title: Upon a Ring
Recipient: [personal profile] violsva
Author: [redacted]
Rating: PG-13
Characters: John Watson/Mary Morstan; past Mary Morstan/Kate Whitney
Warnings: Period-typical and internalized homophobia
Word Count: 5,500
Summary: "I did know a lover before you, but…" My heart hammered in my chest. John nodded once, his expression carefully schooled. "She wasn't a man."

My marriage bed with John, I was relieved to learn, was no less joyful... )
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Title: His Every Mood
Recipient: [personal profile] garonne
Author: [redacted]
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Sherlock Holmes/John Watson, OCs
Word count: 6.2K
Warnings: none apply
Summary: Holmes is dissatisfied with his recent cases and Watson strives to divert him.
Disclaimer: This story is firmly set in the public domain realm of ACD's Sherlock Holmes works.

I glance across the sitting room. Dusk is deepening... )
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Title: Ingredients of Love
Recipient: [personal profile] elwinglyre
Author: [redacted]
Beta: [redacted]
Rating: PG
Characters: Sherlock Holmes, John Watson, Mrs Hudson; Sherlock Holmes/John Watson
Warnings: No archive warnings apply
Summary: To cheer his dear Watson up, Holmes runs an experiment in the kitchen of 221B.

It happened on an ordinary day in October towards the end of the century. )
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Title: Scars
Recipient: [personal profile] rachelindeed
Author: [redacted]
Rating: PG
Characters: Sherlock Holmes/John Watson
Warnings: residuals of war
Word Count: 2550
Beta Thanks: to my dear [redacted], always so helpful and encouraging.
Summary: "We have been learning about each other, Watson. I would learn this."

"It won't do, Watson." )
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Title: The Kiss of the Vampire
Recipient: [personal profile] ghislainem70
Author: [redacted]
Rating: R (only a gay kiss!)
Characters: Sherlock Holmes/John Watson, Sherlock Holmes, John Watson, Lestrade (mentioned), OCs
Warnings: none
Summary: When Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the shocking death of a wealthy man, Archibald Ashworth, vampires are suspect. Other family members have fallen under the fiendish spell, and Holmes must race the cause. But there are other secrets— one so deep that it threatens to entangle the great detective. What is the secret? Are the vampires real? How will Watson help his friend? All will be revealed by the great Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. ACD after the fall.
Disclaimer: I’ve taken some liberties and nods to the great ACD in this piece— in particular from “The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire.”

Over the years of cases presented for solution to my good friend Mr. Sherlock Holmes... )
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Title: Autumn in Wimpole
Recipient: [personal profile] tweedisgood
Author: [redacted]
Rating: PG-13
Characters, including any pairing(s): Holmes/Watson
Summary: Watson struggles to uncover a mystery in a seaside village. Holmes is less than helpful.

Watson hated Wimpole from the very start. )

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Title: The Case with the Bogus Clergymen
Recipient: [personal profile] sevs_girl72
Author: [redacted]
Rating: G
Characters, including any pairing(s): Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson, Inspector Lestrade
Warnings: None
Summary: In order to solve a murder case for Lestrade, Holmes dons a disguise.
Disclaimer: I am extremely grateful to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for creating these wonderful characters, which have allowed my imagination to run free. I am also grateful to my beta who has ensured the outpourings of my imagination make sense.

It had been with some relief I had watched Holmes leave 221b... )
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Title: Impersonation
Recipient: [personal profile] capt_facepalm
Author: [redacted]
Rating: G
Characters: gen, Holmes, Watson, Doyle, Gillette
Warnings: none
Summary: Sherlock Holmes meets William Gillette
Beta thanks: Many thanks to my anonymous beta-reader!

"Watson," Holmes said over the sound of cutlery clinking and wine glasses chiming... )

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Just a reminder, dear gentlefans: Posting begins Tuesday, October 10 - which is to say very soon indeed! 

We will not be posting at the exact time every day, since DW does not have the same scheduling functionality as LJ did. However, there will be a post every day. So keep checking back for more entries!

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Gentlefans

we have already had in some stonking entries for the fest, just to remind that deadline is tomorrow, Wednesday 27th September at midnight GMT.

If you absolutely must have an extension please let us know but try to keep it to the minimum as we are working with a new system.

ACD Holmesfest is nearly here!

[edited]
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Gentlefans

assignments are all now posted out, if you have yet to acknowledge yours PLEASE do so to avoid the mods finding a pinch hitter for your recipient if you are in fact intending to fill the request. Thanks

Meanwhile this is a post for people to sign up to provide beta and Brit- and/or Victori-pick services to anyone in need of same. Please comment setting out what services you can offer, what content you are happy to work with (eg ratings, tropes) and how many people you can help. Fest participants should then comment on your comment if seeking your help and after that it's between you to establish contact and make arrangements.
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That's it for sign ups for Round 7 of ACD Holmesfest! Hopefully you got your entry in on time if you wanted to join in. Participants and readers, here is the schedule to expect, subject to minor changes:

Wednesday 23rd August - Assignments will be out to all participating
Wednesday 27th September - Deadline for submissions
Tuesday 10th October - Posting begins!
Tuesday 31st October - Reveals for all gifts


Participants, after matching is finished, you'll be hearing from the mods with the information you'll need. Contact us if you have any questions or concerns. Readers, hold tight for forthcoming ACD Holmes fic and art goodness per the schedule above. This is when the real fun starts, friends. See you all soon!
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Come one, come all, bring your friends. Old hands and new faces welcome to create new ACD canon fanworks to share.

I'll create a special signups post, this is just a trailer to get you all starting to think what you would like to request...
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[livejournal.com profile] garonne has produced some interesting graphics to represent a broad statistical analysis of the works presented as part of [livejournal.com profile] acd_holmesfest over the years.

Check them out HERE
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...else the universe is ruled by chance, and that is unthinkable" (CARD)

All works have now been posted. Thanks to one and all [and especial thanks to my wonderful fellow mods [livejournal.com profile] spacemutineer and [livejournal.com profile] methylviolet10b ] for another great round of [livejournal.com profile] acd_holmesfest ! Reveal Post will be up tomorrow.
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[Mod Note: We are once again indebted to two marvellous pinch-hitters for ensuring that everyone received a gift and for saving what sanity remains to the mods. Without wonderful people like you, this simply would not be possible. Thank you!]

Title: Daring to Act
Recipient: The Fantastic Pinch-hitters of Round 6
Author: [redacted]
Rating: PG
Characters, including any pairing(s): Mr Sherlock Holmes, Dr John Watson
Warnings: None
Summary: At the conclusion of a case, Watson wonders what the consequences of his actions will be.

"I watched Holmes approach with a mixture of relief and trepidation..." )


Title: Essential to the Process
Recipient: The Fantastic Pinch-hitters of Round 6
Author: [redacted]
Rating: PG
Characters, including any pairing(s): Mr Sherlock Holmes, Dr John Watson
Warnings: None
Summary: Logic requires certain essentials.
"It is essential to the process..." )

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