Challenge The Winter Holliday Fic-gift Exchange Challenge!! **Questions and Thanks from Mav**

Discussion in 'Fan Fiction and Writing Resource' started by mavjade , Nov 25, 2007.

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  1. mavjade

    mavjade It's so FLUFFY! Fanfic Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

    Sep 10, 2005
    [hl=white]Welcome to the Winter Holiday Fic-gift Exchange Challenge!![/hl]

    It is that time of year when gifts are given to those you love, so how about we show some love to each other by giving someone a Fic-gift. (It is sort of like secret santa, without the religious connotation. We don't want to leave anyone out! :) )

    How to participate:

    Send a PM to [link=]me (mavjade)[/link] with the three things you would like in your fic and the main characters (no more than three, please) you would like in your fic.

    Please also include what era(s) you would like to write in and any characters you refuse to write.

    I will then send you someone else's request and you will write a fic with the three things they request. You will then post the fic as a gift to the person who requested it. (Clear as mud right? :p )

    Example PM:
    I would like
    1. Luke and Mara to not be married
    2. First real date
    3. Something that Mara thinks is funny but Luke doesn't

    My characters are Luke and Mara

    I would like to write in Beyond

    [color=purple]Did that help any?[/color]

    Please don't make the requests super specific, this isn't the DARE challenge, and this is a present for you!
    [color=purple](Don't you always love picking out your own presents? I guess you should act surprised when you receive it! :p ) [/color]

    In writing, you can be as creative as you want as long as you do/include the three things requested!
    I'll start passing out assignments at the beginning of December and your gift should be up by midnight board time, [b]January 1st.[/b]

    [b]When you post it please put in the title "Fic-gift for [i]the persons name[/i]"[/b] and post a link in this thread.

    Let me know in the thread if you want to participate, so it will be eaiser for me to keep track. Thanks!

    [b][color=red]Good Luck and Happy Holidays!![/color][/b]

    [b]EDIT:[/b] [color=purple]I was unaware that DarthIshtar and AnakinsFavorite did something similar to this last year. I would like to thank them for their hard work last year, an apologize that I jumped in on it this year. If you would like to take a look here is a link to the thread from last year! [/color]

    [link=]AF and Ish's Sithly Secret Santa Exchange[/link]
  2. mavjade

    mavjade It's so FLUFFY! Fanfic Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

    Sep 10, 2005
    Master List

    Before the Saga

    [link=]An Island of Stone[/link] by VaderLVR64 for The_Musical_Jedi

    [link=]A Curious Meeting[/link] by LilyHobbitJedi for Valairy_Scot

    [link=]Does Kissing Count[/link] by Alley_Skywalker for LillyHobbitJedi

    The Saga

    [link=]Olie Olie Oxen Free[/link] by Alexis_Wingstar for brodiew

    [link=]Aggressive Persuasion[/link] by KELIA for AnakinsFavorite

    [link=]Breaking the Ice[/link] by dancing_star for Lain_snowtrekker

    [link=]Taking One for the Team[/link] by Valairy_Scot for Alley_Skywalker

    [link=]Eopie Casserole[/link] by Quigonjecca for KELIA

    [link=]A Sympathetic Ear[/link] by Aiel for DarthIshtar

    [link=]Four hands to Two[/link] by DarthIshtar for Dancing_star

    [link=]The Secret Lives of Jedi[/link] by TheMusicalJedi for Quigonjecca

    [link=]Family Dinner[/link] by Laine_Snowtrekker for aldocassidy

    [link=]The Night Before Lifeday[/link] by aldocassidy for bi0nic

    [link=]Tiocfaidh Ár Lá [/link] by bi0nic for corellian_ale

    Beyond the Saga

    [link=]Speak and I Will Listen[/link] by J_M_Bulldog for Myriad_Daydreams

    [link=]Eight Days A Week[/link] by Mira_Jade for MsLanna

    [link=]The Best Things in Life[/link] by Ceillean for Mira_Jade

    [link=]Guide Thy Blade by Sword[/link] by madman007 for Meredith_Kenobi

    [link=]Lessons[/link] by MsLanna for J_M_Bulldog

    [link=]Undignified[/link] by brodiew for Darkwriter

    [link=]Fete Week in the City[/link] by Myriad_Daydreams for Irish_Jedi_Jade

    [link=]Read the Fine Print[/link] by Meredith_Kenobi for Ceillean

    [link=]Narrow Escape[/link] by Darkwriter for JediAnt

    [link=]Loving Jaina Solo[/link] by jedi_of_ennth for SithGirl123

    [link=]Air Duct Confessional[/link] by Jedi_Ant for jedi_of_ennth

    [link=]The Hardest Job in the Galaxy[/link] by SithGirl123 for Alexis_Wingstar

    [link=]Almost Like Before[/link] by Irish_Jedi_J
  3. SithGirl132

    SithGirl132 Jedi Master star 4

    Dec 6, 2005
    Writing challenges keep me motivated.
    I'm in!
  4. The Musical Jedi

    The Musical Jedi Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Dec 13, 1999
    Yay challenges! I'm in. :)
  5. correllian_ale

    correllian_ale Jedi Padawan star 4

    Jun 20, 2005
    Sure! I'm coo-coo for cocoa puffs! :D
  6. Jedi-Ant

    Jedi-Ant Jedi Padawan star 4

    Jan 3, 2007
    I'm in, too. :D
  7. moosemousse

    moosemousse CR Emeritus: FF-UK South star 6

    Oct 3, 2004
    I want to take part but I'm not sure what fic I'd want, and I'm not sure what fic I could write either.
  8. mavjade

    mavjade It's so FLUFFY! Fanfic Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

    Sep 10, 2005
    It really can be very vague as far as what you want, something like... An explosion, a healer and a lightsaber fight. That just gives your writer more room to make up what they want.

    As far as writing, you can PM me with things you would/wouldn't write and I will do my best to give you a fic that would fit what you would like to write!

    You have time if you want to think on it a while! :)
  9. DarthIshtar

    DarthIshtar Chosen One star 9

    Mar 26, 2001
    I'm in, certainly, and will PM you my information.
  10. Irish_Jedi_Jade

    Irish_Jedi_Jade Jedi Master star 4

    Jul 19, 2007
    Oooh this sounds FUN!! I'm in in in!! [face_dancing]

    I'm just wondering something...can you request certain things as to what fic you write? I mean...for example, I know absolutely NOTHING about the era before the OT (other than the prequel films) So, could I ask to write a gift-fic that would be after the PT? Does that make sense? Or is it, as you said, "clear as mud"?

    [face_good_luck] Irish

  11. madman007

    madman007 Jedi Master star 4

    Aug 22, 2007
    It's a challenge within a challenge. Me likey! I'll have to think about it and PM you. Thanks!
  12. WarmNyota_SweetAyesha

    WarmNyota_SweetAyesha Chosen One star 8

    Aug 31, 2004
    Mav, this idea rocks!!!!! I consider anything you guys write a gift LOL and a treat!!!! Irish knows what I want HEEEE! as does anyone else who has looked at my sigs/profile!!!! Mush, mush and more mush!!!! I'm ATN'ing the boo of a thread!!!!! [face_dancing]
  13. Quigonjecca

    Quigonjecca Jedi Youngling star 3

    Jul 2, 2007
    Ooooh! This sounds really fun! On question though, can you ask for AU things, or things that happen before the prequal trilogy? (AKA a mission between Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon or something)

    Just wondering!
  14. KELIA

    KELIA Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Jul 26, 2005
    I love this!

    Count me in :D
  15. VaderLVR64

    VaderLVR64 Manager Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Feb 5, 2004
    I'd like to take part. :p
  16. Ceillean

    Ceillean Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Nov 13, 2001
    Oh! Me too! :p
    This sounds great!
  17. mavjade

    mavjade It's so FLUFFY! Fanfic Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

    Sep 10, 2005
    Yep, you can! Make sure to put that in your PM and I will make sure not to give you one before the PT!

    Absolutely! This is your fic, you can ask for what ever your heart desires!
  18. brodiew

    brodiew Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Oct 11, 2005
    My PM is in and I'm on board. Thanks for doing this, mavjade!
  19. Quigonjecca

    Quigonjecca Jedi Youngling star 3

    Jul 2, 2007
    Very cool! You can count me in! :D I'll PM you later.
  20. AnakinsFavorite

    AnakinsFavorite Jedi Knight star 5

    Apr 10, 2006
    Okay, I want to be in :D When I first saw this, I was all dissapointed- I wanted to do it but had no time (and even then, I'd probably do it with time I didn't have ;)).

    Then, I remembered that I will have time since semester is almost over ;)

    I'll send you a PM later on when I've had time to think!
  21. bi0nic

    bi0nic Jedi Master star 3

    Feb 15, 2006
    I'm in, big time. Haway the PM!
  22. Laine_Snowtrekker

    Laine_Snowtrekker Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Jul 8, 2003
    Ooh, I did this last year! I'll do it again this year. I shall speedily send my PM your way.
  23. Myriad_Daydreams

    Myriad_Daydreams Jedi Master star 4

    Jun 22, 2007
    mavjade, this is such a cute idea! I'll do it! I'll send my PM in a bit ;)
  24. J_M_Bulldog

    J_M_Bulldog Jedi Master star 4

    Apr 24, 2003
    Hmm, this seems cool. I'll try it. Sending you a PM soon.
  25. MsLanna

    MsLanna Jedi Master star 6

    Jul 8, 2005
    Sounds great. So I'll get together my things ASAP and pm you.:D
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