hhg: (pic#12737845)
[personal profile] hhg
So, in the previous post, Rosencrantz left open the possibility of OWO running again some day. That day is today.

Well, actually that day is closer to six months from now but you get the idea. I thoroughly enjoyed the original OWO, and was entertaining thoughts of maybe looking in to starting an exchange myself, but when management decided that they were too busy to handle OWO I really wanted to step in and keep it going. This will be the first time I run an exchange, but I'll do my best make sure OWO 2019 will be just as good as it was the first time around. There's some learnign I need to do, but we have time on our hands.

With that said, I would again like to thank Rosencrantz and Morbane for the 2018 exchange, which was really fun to write for and read of. It was a blast, and thank you very much.
benedict: (mod owo)
[personal profile] benedict
Original Works Exchange will not be running again next year as a Crantz'n'Morbane Joint due to workload! It may run again one day!

Instead in 2019 look for the 5th round of [community profile] once_upon_fic (Once Upon a Fic Exchange, dedicated to fairytales) starting in January, [community profile] jukebox_fest (Jukebox Fest, dedicated to works based on songs and music videos) starting in March, and the 2nd round of [community profile] dam_exchange (Disney Animated Movie Exchange) starting in August!

Thank you again to the participants!
morbane: Picture of girl riding bear with text "Co-Mod" (onceuponfic)
[personal profile] morbane
All authors are now revealed on the works of the Original Works Exchange 2018!

Please feel free to promote what you wrote anywhere.

Congratulations to authors and readers and thank you very much for taking part.

REVEALS

Aug. 25th, 2018 06:01 pm
benedict: (mod owo)
[personal profile] benedict
Original Works Exchange (OWO) is open!

What a ride that was. May or may not be back next year, but we hope you enjoyed this year!

Collection here!

Please read and comment on your gifts and contact us if there's a problem at owo@fandom.exchange!

Author reveals will be the 1st of September!

Stats:

Sign ups: 27
Works: 39!

Thanks for a great ride, everyone!




Schedule
Nominations open 12th June (Tues) - DONE
Nominations close 20th June (Wed) -11:59pm CDT (4:59am UTC 21 June) - DONE
Tag sorting 21st-23rd June (Thurs-Sat) - DONE
Sign-ups begin 24th June (Sun) - DONE
Sign-ups end 5 July (Thurs) - 11:59pm CDT (4:59am UTC 5 July) - DONE
Assignments out by 7 July (Sat) - DONE
Assignments due 18 August (Sat) - 11:59pm CDT (4:59am UTC 19 August) - DONE
Stories reveal 25 August (Sat) - 5:59pm CDT (10:59pm UTC) REVEALED
Author reveal 1 September (Sat) - 5:59pm CDT (10:59pm UTC)


Important links

benedict: (mod owo)
[personal profile] benedict
Deadline has passed!

If you haven't gotten a fic yet, don't worry! Your writer has received an extension!

The exchange will go live the 25th of August!





Schedule
Nominations open 12th June (Tues) - DONE
Nominations close 20th June (Wed) -11:59pm CDT (4:59am UTC 21 June) - DONE
Tag sorting 21st-23rd June (Thurs-Sat) - DONE
Sign-ups begin 24th June (Sun) - DONE
Sign-ups end 5 July (Thurs) - 11:59pm CDT (4:59am UTC 5 July) - DONE
Assignments out by 7 July (Sat) - DONE
Assignments due 18 August (Sat) - 11:59pm CDT (4:59am UTC 19 August) - DONE
Stories reveal 25 August (Sat) - 5:59pm CDT (10:59pm UTC) ON TRACK
Author reveal 1 September (Sat) - 5:59pm CDT (10:59pm UTC)


Important links

benedict: (mod owo)
[personal profile] benedict
24 hours to deadline!

Please check your AO3 associated email because we've had to send a question to a participant! Thank you!

Important links

morbane: Picture of girl riding bear with text "Co-Mod" (onceuponfic)
[personal profile] morbane
See time in your time zone!

Thanks to all who have posted already, and good luck to those still working on assignments, pinch hits, and treats!
benedict: (mod owo)
[personal profile] benedict
Here's Pinch Hit #2! Get ready! - CLAIMED

This will be due Saturday 18 August at 11:59pm CDT

OF2: Witch coming in to their powers & Magic Hating Guardian
OF2: Angel & Demon Sibling
OF3: Angel/Demon & Their Demonic and Angelic Children
OF2: Female Werecat conflicted between their human and werecat natures/Female human lover
OF3: Werecat Parent/Human Parent & Their Human and Werecat Children
OF2: Female Alien Explorer/Female Human Explorer
OF2: Female Space Traveler/Female Alien
OF2: Female Sapient Spider/Female Arachnophobe
OF2: Confused Female Gardener/Earth Goddess Who Is Flirting By Making Her Garden Grow Like Crazy


Pinch Hit 2 )



Reply with your AO3 username to claim - comments are screened!
morbane: Picture of girl riding bear with text "Co-Mod" (onceuponfic)
[personal profile] morbane
Please reply, or email owo@fandom.exchange, to claim!

This pinch hit is due on Saturday 18 August at 11:59pm CDT

Pinch hit #1 - CLAIMED )

Beta Post!

Jul. 10th, 2018 10:23 pm
benedict: (mod owo)
[personal profile] benedict
Good news, everyone! It's the beta post! This is where kind souls offer to beta fics for our fellow participants (or you don't even have to be a participant to want to beta for someone!). As a reminder, it's not required for a story to be beta'd but this resource is here for you if you want to use it.

To offer to be a beta, please use this form:


<b>AO3 Name (if signed up)</b>:
<b>How To Contact</b>:
<b>What your beta specialties are</b>:
<b>What you will not beta</b>:
<b>Extra info (max length of story you will beta, any specific dates you're available, preferences for shippy/gen, what kind of documents such as Google Docs or Word, etc)</b>:


Assignments due 18 August (Sat) - 11:59pm CDT (4:59am UTC 19 August)
Stories reveal 25 August (Sat) - 5:59pm CDT (10:59pm UTC)

Important links

benedict: (mod owo)
[personal profile] benedict
Assignments out! We had no unmatchables!

Due date is: 18th of August (Sat) - 11:59pm CDT (4:59am UTC 19th of August)

If you have any concerns, please send an email to: owo@fandom.exchange

Happy writing!

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morbane: pohutukawa blossom and leaves (Default)
[personal profile] morbane
We're in the last hour of sign-ups. After sign-ups have closed, we'll run matching and see if anyone needs to be asked to expand their offers. Assignments should go out by 7 July latest and may go out earlier.
benedict: (mod owo)
[personal profile] benedict
Hey! Tomorrow (or more accurately, 1 day and 17 hours from now!), sign ups will close!

Handy dandy count down!.

We recommend taking time to browse the tagset

Then head on over to the collection to sign up if you still haven't!

And finally, post a link to your letter if you wrote one!

Next stop: Assignments!

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benedict: (mod owo)
[personal profile] benedict
Hi, everyone! This is the letters post! For linking your letters! Heck yeah.

What are letters? For those unfamiliar, you might have noticed the sign up form has a field for a 'Dear Writer' letter! That's an extra message you can write to your author and potential treaters about more details about your requests and interests for this exchange!

For ease of navigating for potential treaters, please follow this format for your comment:


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<b>AO3 Name</b>:
<b>Tags</b>:
<b>Letter URL</b>:

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From the sign up post:

Letters are optional! However, please don’t leave your letter indefinitely in locked/placeholder stage. If you include a letter in your sign-up, please aim to complete it by the end of Sunday, the 8th of July, and if that doesn’t happen, please update it with a note confirming that it will not be completed.

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benedict: (mod owo)
[personal profile] benedict
Welcome to signups for OWO2018!

You can sign up at the collection. If you don’t have an AO3 account to sign up with, please contact the mods by email at owo@fandom.exchange!

Here’s where you say what you’re willing to write, and ask for things you want to receive. You can make between 4 and 10 individual requests, and between 4 and 10 individual offers. However, you can select up to 10 tags from the tag set in each offer or request, so it is technically possible to request 100 things and offer 100 things!

If you put several different tags in a request, please keep in mind that your writer will only match on one, so don’t expect your writer to combine multiple tags in one story!

Same with offers - you can put 10 tags in a single offer, but don’t put several of those relationships or concepts into a single story unless you have reason to believe your recipient will like it.

If you select a tag with “/”, you are asking for or offering to write a romantic or sexual relationship.

If you select a tag with “&”, you are asking for or offering to write a gen (platonic) relationship.

See also signup instructions at the collection.


Tools for the tag set
Your mods have put together a published spreadsheet for the tag set. This is a rough guide to what sort of relationships are available and how they break down by gender. It’s always possible your recipient or writer will interpret the tags slightly differently to how you do: clear prompts are helpful if that is a concern.

Flamebyrd’s Taglist Filter is a great way to narrow down the tag set to a list of only the things you’re interested in.


Additional notes
  • Mods will only enforce the Do-Not-Wants that you list in your sign-up: if you get a gift that does not respect them, you are owed another gift. DNWs in letters will not be enforced.

  • Please do not use Do-Not-Wants to railroad your author into a very narrow interpretation of a tag. Please discuss with mods if you’re not sure what DNWs are okay!

  • Prompts are optional!

  • Letters are optional! However, please don’t leave your letter indefinitely in locked/placeholder stage. If you include a letter in your sign-up, please aim to complete it by the end of Sunday, the 8th of July, and if that doesn’t happen, please update it with a note confirming that it will not be completed.


You can see the requests summary here!
You can see the sign-up summary here!
NB: the sign-up summary has had some hiccups recently; mods may provide a substitute if the issues recur.

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benedict: (mod owo)
[personal profile] benedict
The tagset is here!

For your ease of navigating, Morbane and I have drafted up a sorted spreadsheet of the tags!

The spreadsheet is located HERE

If you have any corrections, please contact us here or via email at owo@exchange.fandom!

Sign ups will open later today.


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morbane: Picture of girl riding bear with text "Co-Mod" (onceuponfic)
[personal profile] morbane
Hello!

Nominations close 20th June (Wed) -11:59pm CDT (4:59am UTC 21 June)! How long do you have?

We have decided to remove the following tags which contain a child romantically or sexually involved with an adult:

OF2: Barely Adolescent Boy/Man Grooming Him for Sex
OF2: Child Queen/Older Male Advisor
OF2: Mother/Her Underage Son with a Severe Oedipus Complex

As the rules have been so far this year, the tags were legitimate, but after some discussion we've decided they're not under the purview of what we want to moderate in this exchange. That is a personal decision that relates to content we are comfortable modding. We've also realized we'll need to create more specific guidelines for next year.

However, the people who nominated these tags did not break any rules, and therefore are welcome to use the slots for something else. If these were your tags, we apologize for the disappointment of you not getting to offer or request those tags. Comments are screened on this post, and anon commenting is enabled, so please link us to your nomination form and suggest a tag you would like as a replacement, and we will enter it for you.

There is an unapproved tag that also falls under this area: Male Human Advisor / Member of childlike race that can't understand why this pairing is dubious. Nominator, could you please either edit this so that it is not a pairing between an adult and a childlike person, or choose something else.

Thanks everyone!

Please see the previous post for a couple of other tags issues.
morbane: Picture of girl riding bear with text "Co-Mod" (onceuponfic)
[personal profile] morbane
There's a little over 24 hours remaining in nominations! Please get your nominations in by then.

Time in your time zone | Countdown


We have a few outstanding tags with issues:

OF1: Asmodeus Runs A Coffeeshop - This is not an original character. Nominator, please amend (otherwise will be rejected at close of nominations).

OF2: - That's the whole tag. Nominator, feel free to come back and add to your tag.

OFMany: Female Adventurer/Dungeon Monsters - We intend to approve this as OF2: Female Adventurer/Dungeon Monsters. Nominator, feel free to amend it to something else (like OF4: Female Adventurer/Dungeon Monster/Dungeon Monster/Dungeon Monster) if you like.


We are discussing some further decisions on tags - please keep an eye on the comm for further announcements.
benedict: (mod owo)
[personal profile] benedict
Hey, everyone! It's the end of the first day and we've got a LOT of really nice tags. Take a look!

But some are stuck in the queue for whatever reason and we want to give people a chance to fix them before we either make a decision or reject. We'll be making posts like this as needed until the end of the nomination period!

Okay, here we go:

OFMany: Female Adventurer/Dungeon Monsters

We're approving OFMany: Female Adventurer/Dungeon Monsters as OF2: Female Adventurer/Dungeon Monsters because there are two distinct ideas/entities there (even if one of them includes several different monsters). Please let us know if you have an alternate preference to discuss such as "OF3: Female Adventurer/Dungeon Monsters/Dungeon Monsters.

Also someone told me the delightful idea for this tag that it's about a dragon adventurer going to rescue the dungeon monsters and I thought I should share that.

OF2: Giant Alien Bug with an Ape Fetish/King Kong

OF1: Asmodeus Runs A Coffeeshop


Unfortunately neither King Kong or Asmodeus are original characters. Please change your tag before end of the nomination period to something that qualifies or it will be rejected. We don't want you to lose your slot!

(Note: Try filing the serial numbers off. Giant Ape for King Kong, Lust Demon or what you intended for Asmodeus for the other. It's the same reason you can't nominate Zeus)

We also have a stray tag that simply says OF2:! Check your nominations to make sure one of your pairings didn't run away on you.

Nominations close on the 20th, Schedule here
morbane: Picture of girl riding bear with text "Co-Mod" (onceuponfic)
[personal profile] morbane
Welcome again to OWO2018!
Nominations are open!
Nominations have changed!

After discussing the feedback we received earlier, we have decided to get rid of the gender tags. Please be specific about genders when nominating if you have strong opinions about which genders you prefer!

Examples
  • OF1: God of Squirrels

  • OF2: Superheroine from Mars/Superhero from Venus

  • OF3: Female Flower Fairy & Mermaid & Female Wind Spirit

  • OF2: Princess 'Captured' By Dragon/Female Shapeshifting Dragon She's In Love With

  • OF2: Princess 'Captured' By Dragon/Shapeshifting Dragon She's In Love With



Please make sure to use the OF# prefix, and use & and / signs for the type of relationship you want.


Please read the nominations guidelines, and then nominate at the tag set!

After you have nominated, please watch this community, as we may need you to clarify your nominations.

Nominations will close on 20th June (Wed) - 11:59pm CDT (4:59am UTC 21 June)

Questions and comments are welcome on this post.


ETA: After discussion, we have modified our tagging rules to exclude adult/child romantic or sexual pairings.
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