Recently in FK in my corners of social journaling:
Ficathons, Fests and Communities
- fkficfest/fkficfest has posted its 2012 game timeline. Sign-ups: 4/23-5/25. Stories Due: 7/28.
- remix_her/remix_her is a new community for female-character remixes. havocthecat surveyed for ficathon preferences.
- rarewomen continues periodically posting unmatchable requests and pinch-hits for claiming. Stories due: 4/30.
- celli's annual "Taxfic Challenge," a multi-fandom challenge-style ficathon, is due 4/17 this year.
- 10tropes is a multi-fandom ficathon community where players pick ten tropes from a list ("fanfic-bingo lite").
- 3/22: hearts_blood posted "Mementos" (~2K words; G, gen).
- 3/11: pj1228 posted "Sealing Relations" (~9K words; adult).
- 19 FK works on AO3 currently show March 2012 publication dates. (13 of the 19 are by one author; I recognize some from late '90s fkfic-l, under another name.)
- 3/29: [Locked] recommended "Myth of the Bat" by pqlaertes (FK/Batman crossover; ~4K words; G, gen).
- 3/23: rhi recommended "A Hunt by Any Other Name" by me (~2K words, PG, Janette and Natalie).
- 3/23: [Locked] recommended "Without You" by MelissaTreglia (~200 words; adult, UF).
Meta (Essays, Analysis, Discussion)
- 3/20: hearts_blood lamented lack of progress on a FK WIP. (3/22: She followed up with a plan.)
- 3/02: hearts_blood started her FK rewatch with "Black Buddha, Part 1."
- greerwatson is continuing to share FK faction userpic icons: 03/03, 03/12, 03/16, 03/19, 03/27.
- 3/11: chelseagirl47 wondered whether the Greg Kramer who wrote the strategy guide for the videogame American McGee's Alice (2000) is FK's GK.
- 3/04: pj1228 reviewed the play Poetic License, starring GWD.
Chiller does not have any FK scheduled for April or May. Pity.