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Below is my card for the Round 7, 2016 [community profile] hc_bingo fest. 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. Read the FAQ and rules first. The signup post is here. (See all my 2016 bingo cards.)

I thought this might be an effective way to attract some new readers. It's also useful for developing some of my more danger-prone series. 

If you'd like to sponsor a particular square, especially if you have an idea for what character, series, or situation it would fit -- talk to me and we'll work something out. This is a good opportunity for those of you with favorites that don't always mesh well with the themes of my monthly projects. I may still post some of the fills for free, because I'm using this to attract new readers; but if it brings in money, that means I can do more of it. That's part of why I'm crossing some of the bingo prompts with other projects, such as the Poetry Fishbowl.

Underlined prompts have been filled.

My hc_bingo card )
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Here is the badge I won in the Finish It Bingo fest for my bingo. MOAR GOODEEZ! :D

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Below is my card for the [community profile] trope_bingo fest. This fest features fundamental motifs that will be familiar to most readers. It encourages writers to analyze storylines and characters, then reinterpret them in new ways. It is open to all fandoms and to original work; and open to fiction, poetry, art, and all other media. Read the rules. See the list of tropes. Request a card of your own. All fanworks and original works are allowed, including poetry; poems can be any size, while fiction should be 500+ words. (See all my bingo cards for 2016.)

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
Nov 1: Amnesty beings
Dec 1: discussion period begins
Dec 31: Amnesty ends
Dec 31: discussion period ends
Jan 1: Next round begins


I'm hoping to attract some new readers through this fest. People are starting to show interest in specific prompts. If you'd like to sponsor a particular square, especially if you have an idea for what character, series, or situation it would fit -- talk to me and we'll work something out. I may still post some of the fills for free, because I'm using this to attract new readers; but if it brings in money, that means I can do more of it. That's part of why I'm crossing some of the bingo prompts with other projects, such as the Poetry Fishbowl. Any other ideas for monetizing this? Let me know.

Underlined prompts have been filled.


TROPE BINGO CARD

UNHAPPY ENDINGDEATH FICMAY DECEMBER

ROMANCE
CANNON FODDERFOOD AND

COOKING
CROSSOVERHAPPY ENDINGART INITIATES LIFEHUDDLE FOR WARMTHGENDER SWAP
HURT COMFORTEPISTOLARYFREE SPACEFIRST TIME/

LAST TIME
RITES OF PASSAGE/

COMING OF AGE
IN ANOTHER

MANS SHOES
ROAD TRIPFORK IN

THE ROAD
TIME TRAVELRIVALS TO LOVERS
LOVE TRIANGLESLAVE FICPERSPECTIVE FLIPMIND CONTROLIMMORTALITY/

REINCARNATION

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Here is my card for Winter Fest in July.  Bingo will run from July 1st through July 31.  This month we will be celebrating all winter holidays.  (See all my 2016 bingo cards.)

If you'd like to sponsor a particular square, especially if you have an idea for what character, series, or situation it would fit -- talk to me and we'll work something out.  I've had a few requests for this and the results have been awesome so far.  This is a good opportunity for those of you with favorites that don't always mesh well with the themes of my monthly projects. I may still post some of the fills for free, because I'm using this to attract new readers; but if it brings in money, that means I can do more of it. That's part of why I'm crossing some of the bingo prompts with other projects, such as the Poetry Fishbowl.

Underlined prompts have been filled.


WINTER FEST IN JULY BINGO CARD

Egg NogOld Man WinterSpecial DeliveryRudolph the Red-Nosed ReindeerAngels
Family PortraitsNational Day of the Horse - December 13Day With(out) Art Day - December 1Baby it's Cold OutsideIce / Snow
SmörgåsbordBudweiser ClydesdalesWILD CARDGive to CharityJÓLAKÖTTURINN (The yule cat)
Pig RoastPartyMake a listSilver and GoldAggressively Festive Holiday Sweater
Acts of KindnessMarshmallow WorldGiving Tuesday - Tuesday after ThanksgivingChristmasJesus
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The  [community profile] crowdfunding  Creative Jam will run June 18-19 with a theme of "changing society around the individual."  Drop by Dreamwidth or LiveJournal to leave prompts or claim some.


What I Have Written

A queer prompt contributed to the free-verse poem "Elbow Room." Antimatter and Stalwart Stan deal with a bigot in the park.
210 lines, Buy It Now = $105

First setup for this appears in "Through Infirmity of the Flesh," in which Travis witnesses another piece of fallout from Warden Daley's poor handling of the prison.  Shiv has a brief appearance too, so you can see some of his reaction to recent challenges.
286 lines, Buy It Now = $143

"When You Were Born to Stand Out" is this session's freebie about Quinn.

A prompt from [personal profile] technoshaman has spawned three poems so far.
 
"Good-for-Nothing Thoughts" takes place the morning after the incident with the experimental manacles, and not long after Jimar's collapse in the cafeteria.  Travis takes Shiv to the prison's Safety Office to discuss the manacles, and on the way there they discover how the warden's foolishness is having serious consequences for him.
610 lines, Buy It Now = $305
 
"Vindication of Right" happens later the same day, in which the warden finally Gets His.
275 lines, Buy It Now = $137.50
 
"To Suffer the Selfishness" takes place a day or few later, as Dr. Bloch decides to take a different tack with the imates who keep peddling drugs inside the prison.  The Peckerwoods in particular find out why it's a bad idea to piss him off.
620 lines, Buy It Now = $310


From My Prompts

[personal profile] alatefeline posted a beautiful untitled poem in response to my prompts, using some beautiful metaphors about individuals and society, progress and challenges.
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Once upon a time, there was a lovely community called [community profile] cottoncandy_bingo. It hasn't been active since 2014. So I launched a fest over on [community profile] allbingo using the same set of prompts from the last round. These prompts angle toward upbeat content, although creators can do whatever they want with them. This fest encourages people to create and share material focused on what is variously called fluff, schmoop, gentle fiction, light reading, comfort reading, positive thinking, chicken soup for the soul, or anything else that offers a fun alternative to usual run of sex, violence, and angst of modern media. It's open to all fandoms plus original content, and all kinds of material. (See all my 2016 bingo cards.)

If you'd like to sponsor a particular square, especially if you have an idea for what character, series, or situation it would fit -- talk to me and we'll work something out. I've had a few requests for this and the results have been awesome so far. This is a good opportunity for those of you with favorites that don't always mesh well with the themes of my monthly projects. I may still post some of the fills for free, because I'm using this to attract new readers; but if it brings in money, that means I can do more of it. That's part of why I'm crossing some of the bingo prompts with other projects, such as the Poetry Fishbowl.


Underlined prompts have been filled.

COTTONCANDY BINGO CARD

Social gatheringIt's okayPlaying with hairTeaching / LearningSafe
The little thingsFinding home / familyVictory / SuccessPermissionBeing helped
Wordless CommunicationEmbracing imperfectionWILD CARDHealingOpportunity
Wearing partner's clothesApology / ForgivenessPeaceChangeNaked / Vulnerable
Where we don't have to hideScarsWorth itMaking someone smileYes
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The Finish It Bingo fest is running for TWO months on [community profile] allbingo, from May 1-June 30.  This is all about finishing things that are partially written or exist only as fragmentary notes.  (If you start, stop, and then restart something during the fest period that also counts.)  I made two cards, one for partials and one for notes.  I thought I had more partials than this, so if you remember any I've shown you, feel free to remind me.  Also, the center square is supposed to be a freebie that you get for making the card. :D  See all my 2016 bingo cards.

Underlined prompts have been filled.


Incomplete Pieces

"Coming in from the Cold: Tuesday""Rematch"
"All the Difference""Whirled Pieces"



Pieces from Notes

Cuoio takes Salvo dress shoppingfarm lottery in Frankenstein's villagegrassland meeting destroyed by dragons
Mr. Grenade and Hadyn practicingMade This CardShahana and Ari
"Clair de Lune"Eofor capitol destroyed by IngeldHachi capitol destroyed by Utsusemi

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Here is my card for the Solo Celebration fest on [community profile] allbingo. It will run from May 1-31.  It features all kinds of satisfying activities and experiences that can be done alone.  Considering my work, Tripping into the Future has an isolated protagonist.  (See all my 2016 bingo cards.)

If you'd like to sponsor a particular square, especially if you have an idea for what character, series, or situation it would fit -- talk to me and we'll work something out. I've had a few requests for this and the results have been awesome so far. This is a good opportunity for those of you with favorites that don't always mesh well with the themes of my monthly projects. I may still post some of the fills for free, because I'm using this to attract new readers; but if it brings in money, that means I can do more of it. That's part of why I'm crossing some of the bingo prompts with other projects, such as the Poetry Fishbowl.

Underlined prompts have been filled.


SOLO CELEBRATION BINGO CARD

Self-LoveIntrovertPublic placesNonphysical PassionsIdentify a feeling you're having
Eating / drinking aloneExperimentationLearning what you likeCaught in the actSerenity
RefugeSelf-AwarenessWILD CARDMeditationBe Here Now
HappinessBody ImageGreedy / desperateSex toys / booksRandom act of kindness
Makeup / Dressing upPrivacyCuriosityAnticipationDominance & submission

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Here is my card for Round Eight of the [community profile] genprompt_bingo fest. This bingo challenge encourages original or fanfic material across all formats and lengths. It's a terrific fest if you want general and/or gentle fiction, although people can interpret prompts any way they like. There are many categories, and you can choose to omit up to three. Read the rules first.  Browse the Round Ten prompt list.  Request a Round Ten card here. Prompt lists are renewed once a quarter, and you may request a new card then even without bingo on a previous card. (See all my 2016 bingo cards.)

If you'd like to sponsor a particular square, especially if you have an idea for what character, series, or situation it would fit -- talk to me and we'll work something out. This is a good opportunity for those of you with favorites that don't always mesh well with the themes of my monthly projects. I may still post some of the fills for free, because I'm using this to attract new readers; but if it brings in money, that means I can do more of it. That's part of why I'm crossing some of the bingo prompts with other projects, such as the Poetry Fishbowl.

Round Ten: April 1, 2016-June 30, 2016.
Cards may be requested prior to June 30.
Any content, fiction or poetry, etc. fanfic or original.
Minimum of 100 words for fiction, poetry, or other text fills.

Underlined prompts have been filled.


GENPROMPT BINGO CARD


A Moment of Understanding / Clarity A Mystery to Investigate Farce The Country Inn Yard Weather
Dark Alley Shopping Together Manipulation Terrible Choices A Member of the Underclass (Urchins / Beggar / Outcast)
I Have a Rendezvous with Death May Morning Wild CardSpiders (Giant, Radioactive, or otherwise unusual) Hypothermia
Webs and Networks (Power / Influence / Control) Montenegro Abuse (Physical or Emotional) The Stuff of which Things are Made: Iron / Stone / Clay Vivid
Mentors Vicious Anticipation Half-life Lost and Found

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In case you missed it, I posted a new Love Is For Children story late Friday/early Saturday, so I know some folks may need to scroll back to find that.  "What Little Boys Are Made Of" tells how Tony learns the craft of blacksmithing.  Begin with Part 1.  
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 Here is my banner for making blackout in the March 2016 Villains Bingo fest.
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Here is the banner that I earned for my blackout in the March 2016 Villains Bingo fest.  <3 those hats.

Allbingo Villains Bingo Banner
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This story fills the "meet the parents / family" square in my 1-4-16 card for the [community profile] trope_bingo fest.

This story belongs to the series Love Is For Children which includes "Love Is for Children," "Hairpins," "Blended," "Am I Not," "Eggshells," "Dolls and Guys,""Saudades," "Querencia," "Turnabout Is Fair Play," "Touching Moments," "Splash," "Coming Around," "Birthday Girl," "No Winter Lasts Forever," "Hide and Seek," "Kernel Error," "Happy Hour," "Green Eggs and Hulk,""kintsukuroi," "Little and Broken, but Still Good," "Up the Water Spout," "The Life of the Dead," "If They Could Just Stay Little," "Anahata," "When the Wheels Come Off," "Against His Own Shield," "Coming in from the Cold: Saturday: Building Towers," and "Coming in from the Cold: Sunday: Shaking Foundations," and "Coming in from the Cold: Monday: Memorial Day."

Fandom: The Avengers
Characters: Tony Stark, Howard Stark, Master Tom, Obadiah Stane, Master Ewan.
Medium: Fiction
Warnings: Howard Stark's A+ Parenting. Child abuse and neglect. Rebellion. Tony Stark's misspent youth. Brief references to underage drinking, sex, and other unwise activities. Obie. Because Obie Is Always a Warning.
Summary: According to canon, Tony Stark is a blacksmith. This is how that happened.
Notes: Craftsmanship. Competence. Gentleness. Trust. Creativity. Friendship.

Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.

Here ends "What Little Boys Are Made Of." Thank you all for sticking with the series this far! I love your input. Final thoughts on the story overall are welcome, in addition to reactions on this specific chapter.

I also have a list of favorite photogenic scenes from the whole series for fanartists to consider, partly compiled from audience requests.

A note on feedback: While it's not necessary to comment on every post I make, remember that I don't know who reads/likes things if nobody says anything. Particularly on long stories, I've discovered that I get antsy if there's nothing but crickets chirping for several posts. So it helps to give me feedback at least once, even if it's just "I like this" or "This one doesn't grab me." First and last episodes are ideal if you rarely feel inspired to comment in the middle.

Read more... )
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This story fills the "meet the parents / family" square in my 1-4-16 card for the [community profile] trope_bingo fest.

This story belongs to the series Love Is For Children which includes "Love Is for Children," "Hairpins," "Blended," "Am I Not," "Eggshells," "Dolls and Guys,""Saudades," "Querencia," "Turnabout Is Fair Play," "Touching Moments," "Splash," "Coming Around," "Birthday Girl," "No Winter Lasts Forever," "Hide and Seek," "Kernel Error," "Happy Hour," "Green Eggs and Hulk,""kintsukuroi," "Little and Broken, but Still Good," "Up the Water Spout," "The Life of the Dead," "If They Could Just Stay Little," "Anahata," "When the Wheels Come Off," "Against His Own Shield," "Coming in from the Cold: Saturday: Building Towers," and "Coming in from the Cold: Sunday: Shaking Foundations," and "Coming in from the Cold: Monday: Memorial Day."

Fandom: The Avengers
Characters: Tony Stark, Howard Stark, Master Tom, Obadiah Stane, Master Ewan.
Medium: Fiction
Warnings: Howard Stark's A+ Parenting. Child abuse and neglect. Rebellion. Tony Stark's misspent youth. Brief references to underage drinking, sex,and other unwise activities. Obie. Because Obie Is Always a Warning.
Summary: According to canon, Tony Stark is a blacksmith. This is how that happened.
Notes: Craftsmanship. Competence. Gentleness. Trust. Creativity. Friendship.

Begin with Part 1, Part 2.

Read more... )
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This story fills the "meet the parents / family" square in my 1-4-16 card for the [community profile] trope_bingo fest.

This story belongs to the series Love Is For Children which includes "Love Is for Children," "Hairpins," "Blended," "Am I Not," "Eggshells," "Dolls and Guys,""Saudades," "Querencia," "Turnabout Is Fair Play," "Touching Moments," "Splash," "Coming Around," "Birthday Girl," "No Winter Lasts Forever," "Hide and Seek," "Kernel Error," "Happy Hour," "Green Eggs and Hulk,""kintsukuroi," "Little and Broken, but Still Good," "Up the Water Spout," "The Life of the Dead," "If They Could Just Stay Little," "Anahata," "When the Wheels Come Off," "Against His Own Shield," "Coming in from the Cold: Saturday: Building Towers," and "Coming in from the Cold: Sunday: Shaking Foundations," and "Coming in from the Cold: Monday: Memorial Day."

Fandom: The Avengers
Characters: Tony Stark, Howard Stark, Master Tom, Obadiah Stane, Master Ewan.
Medium: Fiction
Warnings: Howard Stark's A+ Parenting. Child abuse and neglect. Rebellion. Tony Stark's misspent youth. Brief references to underage drinking, sex,and other unwise activities. Obie. Because Obie Is Always a Warning.
Summary: According to canon, Tony Stark is a blacksmith. This is how that happened.
Notes: Craftsmanship. Competence. Gentleness. Trust. Creativity. Friendship.

Begin with Part 1. Skip to Part 4.

Read more... )
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This story fills the "meet the parents / family" square in my 1-4-16 card for the [community profile] trope_bingo fest.

This story belongs to the series Love Is For Children which includes "Love Is for Children," "Hairpins," "Blended," "Am I Not," "Eggshells," "Dolls and Guys,""Saudades," "Querencia," "Turnabout Is Fair Play," "Touching Moments," "Splash," "Coming Around," "Birthday Girl," "No Winter Lasts Forever," "Hide and Seek," "Kernel Error," "Happy Hour," "Green Eggs and Hulk,""kintsukuroi," "Little and Broken, but Still Good," "Up the Water Spout," "The Life of the Dead," "If They Could Just Stay Little," "Anahata," "When the Wheels Come Off," "Against His Own Shield," "Coming in from the Cold: Saturday: Building Towers," and "Coming in from the Cold: Sunday: Shaking Foundations," and "Coming in from the Cold: Monday: Memorial Day."

Fandom: The Avengers
Characters: Tony Stark, Howard Stark, Master Tom, Obadiah Stane, Master Ewan.
Medium: Fiction
Warnings: Howard Stark's A+ Parenting. Child abuse and neglect. Rebellion. Tony Stark's misspent youth. Brief references to underage drinking, sex,and other unwise activities.  Obie. Because Obie Is Always a Warning.
Summary: According to canon, Tony Stark is a blacksmith. This is how that happened.
Notes: Craftsmanship. Competence. Gentleness. Trust. Creativity. Friendship.

A note on feedback: While it's not necessary to comment on every post I make, remember that I don't know who reads/likes things if nobody says anything. Particularly on long stories, I've discovered that I get antsy if there's nothing but crickets chirping for several posts. So it helps to give me feedback at least once, even if it's just "I like this" or "This one doesn't grab me." First and last episodes are ideal if you rarely feel inspired to comment in the middle.

I also have a list of favorite photogenic scenes from the whole series for fanartists to consider, partly compiled from audience requests.

Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.

Read more... )
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Here is my card for the Archetypal Characters Bingo fest on [community profile] allbingo. It runs from April 1-30.  This fest features iconic character types. (See all my 2016 bingo cards.)

If you'd like to sponsor a particular square, especially if you have an idea for what character, series, or situation it would fit -- talk to me and we'll work something out. I've had a few requests for this and the results have been awesome so far. This is a good opportunity for those of you with favorites that don't always mesh well with the themes of my monthly projects. I may still post some of the fills for free, because I'm using this to attract new readers; but if it brings in money, that means I can do more of it. That's part of why I'm crossing some of the bingo prompts with other projects, such as the Poetry Fishbowl.


Underlined prompts have been filled.

ARCHETYPAL CHARACTERS

The IgorThe ShrinkLady KnightThe MessengerThe Genius
Mad ScientistThe HealerBruiser with a Soft CenterFish Out of WaterUnsullied Hero
Gentle MonsterThe PatriarchWILD CARD:
The Teacher
Obstructive BureaucratClassic Villain
ShapeshifterThe RebelPerson of Mass DestructionThe MentorLiving Legend
The LoversPint-Sized PowerhouseThe Broken OneThe IdealistThe Veteran
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I have a total of 20 fills on my 10-2-15 card for the [community profile] ladiesbingo fest. I have two rows (2 and 5) in which all five fills are both written and posted, thus two official bingos. I have one more row (3) that is all written but only three entries have been sponsored and posted. I have five extra squares filled.

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