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Fic: Like Prayers May. 30th, 2005 @ 02:20 pm
Fic: Like Prayers
Author: sheafrotherdon
Rating: PG
Pairing: R/S
Disclaimer: JKR owns every last one of these characters; I merely play with them.
Summary: Not quite the October 31, 1981 you think you know.
A/N: for jedi_penguin as part of the hp_au_ficathon (prompt at the end of the story). Thank you to losselen for permission to cross-post this now, and enormous gooey love to my indefatigable betas, devkel and avoteforla. Feedback loved, adored, and given shiny things.

It's impossible not to be aware of the magic. Nightfall hums with it, a secretive whisper . . .

Casablanca May. 30th, 2005 @ 09:49 am
Title: Casablanca
Author: lacylu42
Recipient: imochan
Summary: They had a date with fate in Casablanca.
Rating: PG-13
Feedback: is always adored. =D

In a corner, a man in a white tuxedo sits alone at a small table recessed in the shadows and set apart from the main dining area; his thick, wavy black hair and Roman profile gave him an imperial air. He is frowning at a chess board.Collapse )

May. 28th, 2005 @ 12:09 pm
Extension granted until June 4th for anyone who needs it.

A Worthwhile Life HP/SS NC17/18 May. 28th, 2005 @ 12:50 pm
Title: A Worthwhile Life
Author: Irana Potter-Snape (irana)
Rating: NC17/18
Pairings: HP/SS
Warnings: mpreg (implied), rimming
Summary: An unexpected event causes sentimentality in a much older Severus. He looks back on his life and wonders if this will change this course of his relationship with Harry.
Disclaimer: JKR I am not. Play with her toys, I do. I'll give them back, but they may be a bit worn out by then. What you don't recognize is mine.
Author's Notes: Written for endfairytale for the hp_au_ficathon who wanted: a) Snape as an old impotent man reflecting on his and Harry's past sex life fondly and in great detail. b) MPREG in there somewhere but not the main focus c) set in the far future of course and bottom!Harry. 1,908 words. I hope you like it.
Beta(s): celticangel76 and essayel. Thank you ladies.


Severus looked down at the sleeping face of his husband of fifty years and smiled. He'd done that so much in his time with Harry that it had become second nature, appearing at odd moments whenever he was with his family. He never would have thought he would have been blessed with such happiness, but he was, and he was more grateful than he could say. He had a wonderful husband, three brilliant children and five beautiful grandchildren, and the man at his side had made that possible.
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Mar. 25th, 2005 @ 02:44 pm
There has been a little rift in the assignments, with rearrangements and a person dropping out. Will any one be willing to take a prompt under her wings? If that's even midly possible, pleast email losselen at communication-breakdown dot com so I can give you a look see at it. If you don't think you can do it, that's totally fine.


Mar. 1st, 2005 @ 04:37 pm
I finished sending all the assignments, If there are any problems, please email me: losselen at communication-breakdown dot net. Thank you!
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Sign-up closes at 11:59 today (give/take). If you haven't signed up and still want to, now is the time. Give me tomorrow to get the assignments worked out, and they'll be on your way March 1.
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hp au ficathon - Sign-up starts today! (Fri 1/6/05)

Go to THIS POST to sign up or to get more information on how it will work.

If you want and have time, please advertise this ficathon (i.e. spread the word) to audiences that might be interested. Thank you!
» AU FICATION information

Due to my love for things-that-never-were, not-even-in-fictional-stories-based-on-fiction, I have (quite arbitrarily) decided that I should be holding an AU ficathon. Well, here it is.

the au

Alternative-Universe, or simply AU, is a story that deviates (usually significantly) from a fandom canon deliberately. For example, if one was to write a fic in which Remus was the Secret Keeper and thus the traitor, that fic would be an AU. Or if Tom Riddle was born in Russia instead of England during the Age of Anxiety, &c. So in sum, AU fic is kind of like the answer to an "what-if" question.

Example: Very Midsummer Madness by George Pushdragon, the shortening days of winter by pogrebin, & and yes by Allecto.

the ficathon

a. During the sign-up stage, participants post their requests/restrictions on a sign-up form.
b. I take the sign-ups and assign each writer to a recipient, who will in turn write a story for another recipient.
c. I send requests to the writers via email, and then we write stories;
d. Email your stories to losselen at communication-breakdown dot net in plain text form. I will email the writers the details and the appropriate headings. ETA: I eventually decided that it'll be easier for everyone if writers will just post their stories in the community.

the rules

a. All categories (pairing-wise) are allowed; i.e. there can be slash or het or gen or any combination thereof.
b. Please try to write within the request/restrictions set by the recipient.
c. Given some marginal differences, please try to write a minimum of 800 words. There is no maximum length.
d. Try to finish stories on time, although deadline extentions could be given.
e. If you cannot write the story, please contact me.
f. Please do not reveal your recipient until the end of the fication.
g. Please refrain from posting your story on your journal, website, other archives and lists until one week after all stories are posted.
NOTE: It has come to my attention that some people might think of this as a Bring Black Back thing, but it's not dedicated at all to resurrecting Sirius Black. However, that does not mean that there cannot be requests about an AU in which Black did not die.

the directions

The sign-up form will be explained in the following:
Name: A name you're comfortable with.
lj Name: The name of your journal. (You're still welcome if you don't have a livejournal.)
Email: you@yourdomain.com
Willing to be a back-up? (y/n) To assent to write a back-up fic for any dropout writers.
Requesting your fic
3 required requests/restrictions: Three things that has to be or cannot be in your story. This could be a situation, a time period, a character, a genre, a pairing, or potentially anything.
1 optional requests/restrictions: One additional thing that you might want to be included in your story. The author does not have to follow this necessarily.
Maximum rating (receive): G through NC-17
Writing a fic for someone
3 things you do not want to write: Three things that...you do not want to write
Maximum rating (write): The highest rating that you're willing to write.

Here's a sample form:

Name: Losselen
lj name: losselen
Email: losselen at communication-breakdown dot net
Back-up writer (y/n): No
3 required request/restrictions: Tom Riddle as a communist revolutionary, modernism, Zaum poetry (Er...not really. I don't think a lot of people will write that.)
1 optional request/restrictions: n/a
Maximum rating (receive): R
3 things I can't write: Fluff, Sirius-Black-isn't dead-after-all! & chan
Maximum rating (write): R

the dates

Sign-up opens: January 8
Sign-up closes: February 28
Assignment sent: March 1
Stories due: May 30
Stories posted: June 1
Stories allowed to be posted elsewhere: June 8

the form

Copy and paste this form into the comment section and fill it out to sign up.

lj name:
Willing to be a back-up? (y/n)
3 required request/restrictions:
1 optional request/restrictions:
Maximum rating (receive):
3 things you can't write:
Maximum rating (write):

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