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10 September 2012 @ 07:44 pm
Title:  A Life Less Ordinary
Author:  shirleyann66
Fandom:  Original
Genre:  Het/Chick Lit
Pairing: Original Pairings
Rating:  PG-13 for language.
Word count:  ~103,000 (there are different word counts in different programs; this is the average)
Warnings: Lots of swearing; irreverent attitude towards some serious subjects such as infertility, infidelity, and life-threatening illness.  Erm...this happens to be a comedy...
Summary:  For the last fifteen years, Rose “Manny” Mankowski has been a very good girl. She turned her back on her youthful fancies and focused on her career. But now, at the age of 45, she's questioning her choices and feeling more and more disconnected from her own life. When she's passed over for promotion and her much younger new boss implies Manny's life will never change, something snaps. In the blink of an eye, she's quit her job, sold her house and cashed in her pension, and she's leaving town on a six month road trip.  After placing a personal ad for a travelling companion, she's joined in her mid-life crisis by Zeke Powell, the cynical, satirical, most-read – and most controversial – blogger for the e-magazine, What Women Want. Zeke's true goal is to expose Manny's journey as a pitiful and desperate attempt to reclaim her lost youth – and increase his readership at the same time. Leaving it all behind for six months is just an added bonus.  Now, armed with a hatful of destinations, a fistful of guidebooks, and a rich fantasy life, Manny's on a quest to rediscover herself – and taking Zeke along for the ride.

Link to masterpost:  Is right through here...
 
 
 
10 September 2012 @ 07:00 pm
...but I haven't seen any news for a new round yet...mods - please feel free to delete this post if it's inappropriate.

I finally (finally!) finished my fic for this challenge.  It is available on my LJ but since I've blown past amnesty and am well into "I'm so far behind I think I'm ahead" territory, I don't feel right just posting it here.  If anyone's even remotely curious after all this time, just drop me a note in the comments.  :) 
 
However, since I wouldn't have finished it without this community, I wanted to say thank you for this challenge; it really did keep me motivated through some "this-is-so-awful-I-should-burn-it" moments.

...and maybe the next round (if there is one??), I'll actually make the deadlines.  :D
 
 
Current Mood: cheerful
 
 
 
06 May 2012 @ 04:19 pm
Amnesty posting

Title: Panor
Author: rinkafic
Fandom: Stargate all series Fusion - AU
      Series: Sequel to Keri
Genre: Sci fi
Characters/Pairing: (Main) John/Cam, Evan/David, Alison Porter/Jonas Quinn, Markham/Stackhouse
Rating: NC-17  (R for language if you skip the pron chapters)
Orientation: Slash, het
Word Count: 132,508
Warnings: MPREG, deaths of canon characters

Summary: The Atlantis AI takes the initiative to fix the Expedition's major problem. Chaos ensues.

Notes: I need to thank my betas: kyaraelf, clwilson2006,ashke, kazbaby and camshaft22! It wouldn't have happened without you. I'm sorry. And thank you!

Master Post is here
 
 
 
18 March 2012 @ 03:44 pm
Series Title: Star Trek : Beyond
Fic Title: Season One : Generations
Author Name: lovelornis
Fandom: Star Trek Reboot
Genre: Ensemble Adventure
Pairings: Various (Het, Femmeslash, and some kinda-sorta Pre-Slash K/M as well)
Rating: Light R
Word Count: 150k+
Summary: A Sci-Fi/Adventure, Alt-verse, Future-AU in which the crew of the Enterprise encounters a problem unlike any they have ever faced before: Teenagers! In space!
Author Note: This was ridiculously fun to write, and I hope that any reluctant readers out there will at least give this 'verse a chance. 'Cause if you love Sci-Fi, it is very likely that you'll get a kick out of this story. And I'm not just saying that because I wrote the thing! XD I wrote it with the full measure of geek love I have for Star Trek and the countless other Sci-Fis that have tremendously enriched my life over the years. So, go ahead and try it out! It's all posted! :D Illustrated by the epically awesome kilala10 and Betaed by the awesomely epic honeyycomb. Good luck to everyone still working on their supernovas. I wish you all success! Live long and prosper, everybody! :D
Link:
 
 
 
Title: taken by the sea
Author: notamagnet
Fandom: Hockey RPS | Penguins with Blackhawks, Flyers, all the NHL teams ever
Genre: RPS
Pairing: Sidney Crosby/OMC, background: Toews/Kane, Keith/Seabrook, Giroux/Brière
Rating: NC-17
Word count: 100,249
Warnings: Reference to off-screen non-descriptive past rape (not Sidney), boy x boy sexy times
Summary: Sidney wasn't looking for love, he was just looking to play hockey again, but he found Ryan anyway.
Link to fic: masterpost

 
 
 
01 March 2012 @ 03:27 pm
If you've finished your work, but aren't going to be posting to the comm, here's the place to let us know that you finished. :D

Remember to include a screencap of your word total and an optional blurb or summary of your story is very welcome.
 
 
 
09 January 2012 @ 07:12 pm
Greetings Supernova Participants!

It's been a while (my deepest apologies).

Let's do a bit of checking in and see where we're at?

As always, polls and commenting are at your discretion, but we'd appreciate if everyone could pop in and fill out the appropriate poll in this post!

If you are planning to post your Supernova, fill out this poll:

Poll #1809590 I am Planning on Posting My Supernova

The Following Apply to Me:

I will be ready to post by the first week in March.
1(6.7%)
I will be ready to post by the end of March
7(46.7%)
I will most likely not be ready to post by the end of March
7(46.7%)


If you are not planning to post your Supernova, fill out this poll:

Poll #1809591 I am Not Planning on Posting My Supernova

The Following Apply to Me

I will be finished by the first week in March.
1(14.3%)
I will be finished by the end of March.
2(28.6%)
I will most likely not finish by the end of March.
4(57.1%)


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23 November 2011 @ 02:29 pm
Everyone is doing so well!!!

Same goals as last week. Let's write!

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09 September 2011 @ 01:16 pm
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. -- Scott Adams


Chat Reminder:

Afternoon: 3PM EDT - 4PM EDT
and
Evening: 7PM EDT - 8PM EDT

Chat Room URL: http://www.chatzy.com/836048087176
Room Password: supernova


Check-In Post:

As always, check-ins are completely optional. Feel free to fill out as much or as little as you'd like (and it whatever way you'd like, general terms, more specific, whatever) and to comment and engage with each other.




Next weekend (Friday or Saturday) we'll have a friending meme, and the weekend after perhaps a sharing post.

Good luck everyone!

For anyone who is interested and would like the extra push for writing each day, disturbinglynic has reminded us that a new round of gsd_rtfn starts today. Sign up post for those who are interested is here: http://gsd-rtfn.livejournal.com/34656.html

As always let us know if we can help you with anything. My inbox is always open (even if I'm not always at my inbox).
 
 
 
31 August 2011 @ 05:34 pm
We're coming up on the end of sign-ups (we'll start ramping up the community over the weekend), so here is a list of everyone that we currently have as signed up.

If you are on this list and have not yet joined the community, please join and you'll be given access as soon as we're able. If you don't request access I'll start sending out invites on Saturday (but it really is more expedient if you request yourself).

If you're not on this list and want to be, you have until midnight on Friday EDT before we close sign-ups (go to the sign-up post and fill out the form if you want to sign up). If you're not on this list and you think you should already be, leave a comment with a link to your comment in the Sign-Up Post.

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If there are other concerns/issues/comments that we should be aware of, please comment over at the Page-a-Mod or message welfycat, and I'll get back to you as soon as I can.

We've had a great turnout, and I'm looking forward to spending the next six months getting to know all
of you and writing up a storm.

ETA: Sign-Ups are now closed! I've sent out invites to those who have not joined the community. If you didn't receive an invite and were supposed to, go ahead and request to join the community.
 
 
Current Mood: excited
 
 
 
Welcome to 100k_Supernova, home of the first  multi-fandom and original works 100k Supernova!

Tired of big bangs only being 10k, 25k, or even 40k? Looking to write something you can really sink your teeth into? Sick of not having a place to write and share all of your epically long small fandom, rpf, multiple crossover, and original works? Searching for a place to write and share a longer original work that might want to publish or get on the track to publishing?

This is the place!

Your objective: Write one piece of fandom or original work that meets or exceeds 100,000 words, and be finish and/or ready to post by March 1st, 2012.

Sign ups start June 1st, 2011 and continue through September 2nd, 2011. Spread the word, share with your friends and family and random passing strangers on the street. 

Important information: 

Guidelines posted here
Schedule posted here
Page-a-Mod here
Sign-Up post here (sign-ups start June 1st)

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to pm race_the_ace  or welfycat  .
 
 
 
01 May 2011 @ 01:11 pm
Here is the schedule that is currently planned. Mods will provide notification on any changes.


Schedule:
Sign-Ups Open: June 1st, 2011
Sign-Ups Close: September 2nd, 2011
1st Check-In and Chat: September 9th, 2011
2nd Check-In and Chat: October 14th, 2011
Halfway Point: November 1st, 2011
3rd Check-In and Chat: November 11th, 2011
4th Check-In and Chat: December 9th, 2011
5th Check-In and Chat: January 13th, 2012
6th Check-In and Chat: February 10th, 2012
Posting: March 1st - 7th, 2012
 
 
 
01 May 2011 @ 12:47 pm
Guidelines
- Minimum word count is 100,000 words.
- Authors must either provide content advisories/warnings or clearly state that they are choosing not to provide advisories/warnings.
- Authors may continue a piece they have already started as long as it hasn’t been posted, or if it is less than 10k and is taken down for the duration of the Supernova.
- Piece may not be posted before the posting week. Posting will be to your own journals/accounts (or if you prefer to keep your work to yourself, that is also allowed), and only links and headers will be posted to the Supernova community.
- It is not required to have the piece beta read before posting, but it is encouraged if a beta is willing and available to you.
- There are no content restrictions; any fandom, crossovers, fusions, alternate universe/reality, rpf, and original works are accepted.
- You can start writing as soon as you sign up or at any point thereafter. The Check-Ins and Chats aren’t requirements, but participation is encouraged.
- Teams/Co-authoring is allowed with up to three people.
- The Supernova runs over the course of National Novel Writing Month. While according to NaNo rules, working on a piece that has already been started is not allowed, but for those of you who would like to participate in both, well, let’s just say no one is really policing that rule.
- There is no art component to the Supernova, though if you’d like to find someone to create banners/headers/other pieces for your work (or create them yourself), that is fine.

If you have questions/concerns, please pm race_the_ace  or welfycat .