April 20th, 2014

across the table, comfort, stripey sweater

Check-in and Bonus Round

Hi, everybody!

We've got nearly a month until the mandatory check-in, so I thought we could do an optional check-in now. We'll also use this post for bonus round sign-ups.

(1) OPTIONAL CHECK-IN [for Authors only]

If your name appears on any of the three lists in this post, you are eligible to play in the Bonus Round!

The bonus round is a chance for you to nominate one of your own stories that you'd like to see remixed. That's it. You sign up and people following this comm will see your nomination and might choose to remix your story. There is no guarantee that your story will be remixed by anybody. Alternately, your story might be remixed by a number of remixers. (Once you nominate your story, you cannot change your mind, so choose wisely.)

The story you choose is completely up to you - it can be any fic that is set in or crosses over with any version of Sherlock Holmes. That means you can request that your Elementary or Great Mouse Detective fic be remixed, or you can stick with a Sherlock fic. The only story you cannot choose is one that is (a) a remix of someone else's work or (b) co-authored.

Remixing: You may write a Bonus Round remix for any participating author, and there is no limit on the number of Bonus Round remixes you can write. Collapse )

I really enjoyed the Retold Challenge that was introduced last year, but there were few participants. The idea was that a summary would be provided (last year's was "There's an intruder in 221B") and you could write a fic that matched that summary. Let me know in a comment if you would like to see that ancillary challenge run again, and if you have any suggestions as to what the summary should be.

That's all for now, folks! Thanks, and I hope everyone's having a great time remixing!
triumph, shirley bennett, go girl!

Fics Nominated for the Bonus Round

Here's a running list of fics that have been nominated for the Bonus Round. Anyone can remix any of these fics - all rules on how to submit a bonus remix are here. If you wish to nominate one of your own fics, leave a comment on this post.

(1) Original Author: innie_darling
Original Story Title: Ineluctable (Five Ways Irene Adler Met the Baker Street Boys)
Original Story Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/134002
Original Story Pairings: Irene/John, Irene+Sherlock
Original Story Rating: R
Original Story Warnings: none
Summary: Five ways she's neither Sherlock's lover nor nemesis.

(2) Original Author: Crookedspoon
Original Story Title: La trahison des images (The Treachery of Images)
Original Story Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/1384831
Original Story Pairings: Mycroft/Sherlock, John/Sherlock
Original Story Rating: Teen
Original Story Warnings: Incest, tattoo!lock AU, implied sexual content
Summary: John worries about Sherlock – he is actually throwing out clients now. Mycroft can see why, but his usual solution is no more than a quick fix. They will need something more lasting.

(3) Original Author: alltoseek
Original Story Title: BOOM
Original Story Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/1498702
Original Story Pairings: Sherlock&John
Original Story Rating: Teen/PG-13
Original Story Warnings: none
Summary: There is no explosion at the pool. It happens later, at 221B.

(4) Original Author: keerawa
Original Story Title: Harrowing
Original Story Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/1210306
Original Story Pairings: Sherlock+Mycroft
Original Story Rating: General
Original Story Warnings: Bullying and violence
Summary: Boarding school wasn't a good place for boys who couldn't fit in. Sherlock didn't even try.