You know that 1D fic you've been dying to write? The one about what would have happened in the bungalow if there really had been a mad cow murderer outside, or the one where only your ship stands between humanity and total apocalyptic extinction, or perhaps the one where One Direction are the stars of hit new show The Real Housewives Of The On The Road Again Tour and have to deal with even more publicity? Maybe you've been dying to write an epic about your OTP (or OT3… or OT5), or even just a fic about one member and his girlfriend.
In any case, this is the place for you!
A Big Bang challenge - for those of you who don't know - is a certain sort of ficwriting challenge that combines long fic with artwork/media. Writers and artists sign up, independently of each other. Writers write the fic, and artists pick a fic to work with based on premise, whereupon they will draw, vid, and/or mix a work to accompany the fic upon posting.
Here is the Round Four schedule:
author sign-ups: october 18-november 20
check in 1 (7k recommended): december 15-21
check in 2 (15k recommended): january 15-21
artist sign-ups begin: jan 20
summaries and 20k rough drafts due: feb 14 LATEST
artist claims: feb 15-march 1 (anticipated)
final drafts of fic due: april 1
final drafts of art due: april 15
posting schedule goes up: april 18 LATEST
posting begins: april 20
posting ends: mid-june (anticipated)
You may also view our Round Four Google Calendar here.
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