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Amy R.

For the month of March, in my corners of social journaling, here are the Forever Knight items that I happened to see:

Ficathons, fests & communities that welcome FK

  • [community profile] fkficfest, the FK ficathon, had 10 sign-ups and sent its 2017 exchange matches. (Stories are due May 27.)
  • [community profile] genprompt_bingo, a low-commitment panfandom challenge game, has opened a new round. To play, request a card.
  • [community profile] springfest, a month-long panfandom prompt fest, is open for fills 04/02-04/30.
  • [community profile] familyex, a multifandom exchange focused on family relationships, has sign-ups through 04/02.
  • [community profile] soulexchange, a multifandom exchange focused on soulmate/soulbond tropes, has nominations through 04/01, and sign-ups through 04/09.
  • Just a reminder of known panfandom recommendation communities: [community profile] fanart_recs, het_reccers, [community profile] gensplosion, [community profile] recshelf, and [community profile] fancake. (Know more FK-friendly forums? Tell me about them!)

FK fanfiction & other fanworks
Archive of our Own (AO3) Summary: 8 of the 754 FK stories on the AO3</b> show posting dates in March.

News & conversation:

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Amy R.
26 March 2017 @ 07:34 pm
[community profile] fkficfest matches will start emailing as soon as I post this.

I'm sorry; it really did take this long. I went to mass and a movie this weekend, but did almost nothing else besides move "reader" and "writer" slips of paper around for hours on end.



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Amy R.
25 March 2017 @ 10:21 pm
I'm going to sleep on the [community profile] fkficfest matches I've got, in case of further inspiration, and then send them on Sunday. I apologize for the delay!

Addendum, Sunday, 11:26 AM: Still matching. Sorry! Few are easy this year, but I hope they will turn out to be good.

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Amy R.
24 March 2017 @ 07:46 am
We have 9 sign-ups so far! Sign-ups are open through tonight (11:59 PM Pacific, Friday, March 24) ... or, you know, when I start matching on Saturday morning.

How to sign up | Where to sign up


If you know someone who would have fun playing in an FK exchange, who may not yet have signed up, please remind that person!



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Amy R.
22 March 2017 @ 07:18 am
I've posted [community profile] fkficfest promos to every eligible community I know (on DW, LJ, and ForKni-L). Your turn! If you know another eligible community or venue, please let them know. If you haven't yet mentioned the game to your circle on your own journal, please consider it!

Sign-ups are open until this coming Friday, March 24, at 11:59 PM (how to sign up) (where to sign up). We currently have 7 sign-ups. I expect at least 1 more. I hope to be happily surprised by more than that...?

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Amy R.
19 March 2017 @ 05:52 pm
We are up to 6 sign-ups for this year's [community profile] fkficfest exchange game. I know of 2 other people intending to play, and also 2 considering whether to play. Hopefully, more will be happy surprises!

Sign-ups are open until this coming Friday, March 24, at 11:59 PM (how to sign up) (where to sign up).



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Amy R.
So far, we have 4 sign-ups for this year's [community profile] fkficfest exchange game (how to sign up) (where to sign up). Sign-ups are open until this coming Friday, March 24, at 11:59 PM (Pacific Time).

You guys have posted some promos! Thank you! Check out:
More are definitely welcome! Invite your friends!

I've posted promos to all the eligible DW communities that I know of: [community profile] fandom_on_dw, [community profile] fandomcalendar, [community profile] last_writes, [community profile] yuletide, [community profile] femme_fic, [community profile] fksquee. Next: LJ communities (that I know of).



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Amy R.
12 March 2017 @ 04:28 pm
One player has already signed up for this year's [community profile] fkficfest. Yay, speedy person! I've got my own sign-up form in a TXT file. I'll tinker with it for a bit (we have until 11:59 PM Pacific on March 24).

I have this year's banner and promo post ready. I plan to start pinging one community per day either tonight or tomorrow. (I'm planning on [community profile] last_writes, [community profile] fandom_on_dw, and [community profile] fandomcalendar for sure. Maybe also femme_fic, [community profile] fksquee, [community profile] yuletide, yuletide, and oldschoolfic?)

Please do consider inviting fans to the game from your own journals, communities, and other venues! (Where does fandom hang out these days?) Feel free to use the banner if it serves you:


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Amy R.
11 March 2017 @ 11:10 pm
The 2017 rules and sign-ups post is now up on [community profile] fkficfest. Sign-ups are open!

(That took longer than expected. Sorry!)

Please come play with us this year. :-) FK is turning 25, and everyone is welcome! As you may remember, back in our fifth game, we declared a jubilee and wiped the slate clean; no one is suspended or banned in any way.

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Amy R.
As mentioned, I'll open this year's [community profile] fkficfest sign-ups no later than this Saturday, March 11. If you're thinking of playing (please do!), this may be a good time to start pondering what new FK stories you'd love to read, and what new prompts may inspire them!

Because there're so few of us, and because our interests can be so factional, if you've played before, it's not unlikely that your match this year could have received one of your prompt slates in a previous year. A freshly hatched prompt may be most likely to spark a blooming new story...? Not that recycled, rerun, never-attempted prompts don't also have their places!

Just something I've been dwelling on. :-)

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