Ladies' Bingo 2015-2016 (Round 3)

Sep. 1st, 2015 06:33 pm
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An Image of the team from Madoka Majika.  It has the words Ladiesbingo, for Any Kind of Relationship between Women and the url ladiesbingo.dreamwidth.org superimposed over it


Link: Ladies' Bingo Round 2015-2016 (Round 3) Sign-ups

Event Description: [community profile] ladiesbingo is a bingo challenge for creative works about the relationships between women. It runs for seven months (from September until March).

The motivation behind the community is to encourage people to make creative works focused on female characters and their relationships.

Round 3 (2015-2016) is now open.

Important Dates:
Sign-ups Open: September 1st 2015
Posting: September 1st 2015 - March 31st 2016
Amnesty: April 1st 2016 - August 31st 2016

September Events Calendar

Sep. 1st, 2015 11:39 am
otw_staff: Jennifer, OTW Communications Staffer (Jennifer OTW Communications Staffer)
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Banner by caitie of curtains opening to show a stage with the words OTW Events Calendar

Coming up in September:

If it has fans, it has a con or call for paper this month–scifi, horror, Joni Mitchell, and more.

A researcher studying kink memes is asking for your help.

Plus, it’s Hobbit Day and Force Friday!
thady: (DIV  -  trees)
[personal profile] thady posting in [community profile] gensplosion
FANDOM: Harry Potter
FIC LINK: Bedside Manners.
AUTHOR LINK: [archiveofourown.org profile] serpenscript | Fic-journal at IJ: [insanejournal.com profile] serpens_fic
RATING/WARNING(S): G | set partly during the seventh book
WIP?/WORD COUNT: one-shot | ~ 2,000 words
MAIN CHARACTERS: Poppy Pomphrey, Minerva McGonagall, Luna Lovegood

FIC SUMMARY: Poppy Pomfrey liked to sing. It was a little known secret, because although she indulged in singing quite frequently she very rarely gave anyone the chance to hear her sing. To put it kindly, she was tone deaf; to put it bluntly was to say she sounded like a hippogriff caught in a harpy's nest.

RECCER'S NOTES:

This is a wonderful character study of Poppy Pomphrey. I love the setting during the seventh book, love her friendships, and she is such an amazing character.

Stub September is Here Again!

Sep. 1st, 2015 09:31 am
otw_staff: Pip, OTW Communications Staffer (Pip OTW Communications Staffer)
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Banner by Caitie of autumn leaves with text saying fanlore stub september.
Stub September has begun! Help us add more information to our bare-bones Fanlore pages and preserve fannish history. http://bit.ly/1Ff3mkZ
ozqueen: (misc: stock: dragonfly)
[personal profile] ozqueen posting in [community profile] gensplosion
FANDOM: Back to the Future
FIC LINK: Time is a Wave and a Particle
AUTHOR LINK: [fanfiction.net profile] kleenexwoman
RATING/WARNING(S): K+ | mental health issues/discussion/medicating
WIP?/WORD COUNT: complete | 7,000
MAIN CHARACTERS: Marty McFly, Doc Brown

FIC SUMMARY: Warning: Side effects may include insomnia, drowsiness, headaches, dizzy spells, fainting fits, hysteria, ennui, apophenia, hallucinations, seizures, amnesia, comas, death, and slight nausea. Safe when used as directed.

RECCER'S NOTES:

Oh, this is horrifying and heartbreaking in the best way. I haven't been able to forget this fic since I first read it - such an amazing interpretation of the canon and how things could have been.



Alex Vause by petitehoneybee (SFW)

Aug. 31st, 2015 05:56 pm
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Fandom: Orange is the new black
Characters/Pairing/Other Subject: Alex Vause
Content Notes/Warnings: none
Medium: traditional art - drawing
Artist on DW/LJ: n/a
Artist Website/Gallery: Petitehoneybee on DA
Why this piece is awesome: Ending this month of OITNB with a great drawing of the gorgeous Alex. Love the detail in her hair and tattoo, and the texture of the shirt. An excellent likeness as well (I always comment about that as I'm crap at likenesses!)  Enlarge for all the details. 
Link: Alex Vause

August recs, part three

Aug. 31st, 2015 11:35 am
iamshadow: Picture of the title card from the Agent Carter short (Agent Carter)
[personal profile] iamshadow
And here's the final one. As I said yesterday, LOTS of featured recs to be had, and most of the latter half of the bunch are longfic.

Read more... )

OTW Fannews: Staying Vigilant

Aug. 30th, 2015 03:59 pm
otw_staff: Elise, OTW Communications Staffer (Elise OTW Communications Staffer)
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Text backgound overlayed with a Batman Mask alongside the article title OTW Fannews: Staying Vigilant

The TPP could be a very negative treaty for fans, but it’s not the only worrisome copyright development out there: http://bit.ly/1O1UJ2e

Aside

Aug. 30th, 2015 03:10 pm
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As an aside, I'm sekritly impressed with how well my book photos in the last two posts turned out! A photographer I am not, but apparently sometimes the stars align, or something. (Who would've guessed that the key to good book pics would be black bedsheets + 2 dead bulbs in the light fixture?)

More fannish excitement!

Aug. 30th, 2015 02:56 pm
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The other thing I bought for myself arrived, and I've just enjoyed a delightful reread!

Photo below the cut! )

How very out of character of you...

Aug. 30th, 2015 11:04 am
otw_staff: thatwasjustadream, OTW Communications Staffer (thatwasjustadream OTW Communications Sta)
[personal profile] otw_staff posting in [community profile] otw_news

four rows of a dozen emojis per line depicting various emotions along with items related to consuming and creating media with the words talking fandom in the center
I'm sure we've all had this experience: You're reading a work of fan fiction and enjoying the heck out of it. Then.... boom; a sudden loss of characterization.

Read more... )

August recs, part two

Aug. 30th, 2015 03:36 pm
iamshadow: Five pointed star surrounded by shattered glass from the Cap 2 credits. (Glass star)
[personal profile] iamshadow
Okay, here's the second part. You may notice that this post only has one highlighted rec whereas tomorrow's post will have LOTS. I could have gone in an arranged them so that they were more evenly spread, but to be honest, I don't have the energy. So, enjoy them! They're a muddle, as is now tradition.

Read more... )

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