These are my bingo fests from 2016:
Spies, Secret Agents, and Noir
This fest deals in espionage and subterfuge.
Here the focus is on tropes and motifs.
Card requests: until April 15 (first card) or April 31 (later cards)
Bingo posting: January 15-April 31 for Round 6
Round 6 Amnesty: May 1-June 31
Original works and poetry allowed
500+ words for fiction, no size requirement for poetry
Valentine's Day Bingo
This year's fest has four categories (Romantic, Erotic, Heartbroken, Platonic) each with 3x3 cards. I am playing a Romantic card and a Platonic card.
This fest deals with antagonists and their traits.
Archetypal Characters Bingo
This fest features classic character types.
Solo Celebration Bingo
Enjoying things that can be done alone.
Finish It Bingo Fest
Cottoncandy Bingo Fest
In this fest, we celebrate the common motifs of writing. Play them straight or twist them into pretzels.
All fanworks and original works are allowed, including poetry; poems can be any size, while fiction should be 500+ words. Original works and poetry allowed 500+ words for fiction, no size requirement for poetry
Dates for Round Seven:
July 1: Signups open
July 15: Bingo posting begins
Oct 15: Last day to request a first card
Oct 31: Last day to request a second card
Oct 31: Last day to post bingos for this round
Winter Fest in July
This fest celebrates winter and all its holidays, in summer.
Round Seven: June 18, 2016 to January 5, 2017
Sign ups: cards can be requested anytime before January 5, 2017
Amnesty Period: Jan 5, 2017 to June 1, 2017
Minimum 500 words for fiction.
This fest encourages the creation of boundary-pushing material that explores what happens when things go horribly wrong and people actually care about each other. Remember, things always go wrong; what matters is how you deal with that. Some of the content may be NSFW.
Group Dynamics and Character-Building Bingo
This is actually part of the setup for fests in September and October, for which magibrain has created two new prompt list and posted a couple of public cards. I couldn't wait. :D The idea is to flesh out characters and their interactions.
This fest focuses on danger, endurance, and survival. No special requirements, just get your characters in trouble and see how they cope (or not).
Worldbuilding 4x4x4 Festival
The idea is to combine four prompts into a single fill, one from each of four cards.
Games and Sports Bingo Fest
Fall Festival Bingo
This fest celebrates autumn, its holidays, and related concepts.
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These are my bingo fests from 2017:
Dark Fantasy Bingo Fest
This fest explores the creepy and phantasmagoric motifs in storytelling.
Valentines Bingo Fest
The categories are Romantic, Erotic, Heartbroken, Platonic, and Love Songs.
Disability Bingo Fest
For Disability Awareness Month, this fest features handicaps and people with disabilities.
Month of Rainbows Bingo Fest
This fest celebrates all the colors of Crayola crayons.
I also run the allbingo community. Use this to share your accomplishments for a custom-made bingo card, for old cards from other communities, or to echo your current bingo activity.