’s first Fanworks Festival, Festibility!
What: Hosted by access_fandom
, Festibility is a fandom festival accepting all kinds of fanworks (fic, meta, art, icons, podfic, vids, recs, picspams, drabble sets etc) about disabled characters. Works can focus on canonically disabled characters or canonically able-bodied characters that you reimagine as disabled. Pieces can be as long or short as you like.
When: July 15 to September 15, 2010 (for those who work best under deadlines). Yes, this starts one week from today!
How: We’ll make a post soliciting prompts from you tomorrow! Prompts can be general or fandom-specific. Feel free to respond to prompts with commentfic, or use them for longer works posted during the festival posting period. You don’t have to claim particular prompts to post, and claiming a prompt does not mean you’ve committed to posting a fanwork filling it. You can also post fanworks without filling any prompt--basically, anything goes!
ETA: Here is the prompts post!
Who: For Festibility, your mods are kaz
, and were_duck
. Any and everyone is welcome to participate!
We will also host a beta pool of folks willing to check other folks’ fanworks for portrayals of disability. This is entirely volunteer and optional, though we ask that participants make a strong effort and do their research in order to create positive and affirming portrayals of characters with disabilities. Your mods will do our best to provide resources to help you reach this goal!Please note that you can post links to fanworks or recs in this community at any time.
The end date of this festival is when your mods will stop cheerleading; it does not mean that you have to stop posting. This is intended to be a low-pressure festival.
Please watch this community for more information. Leave comments here or contact one of the mods listed above with any questions or concerns. ( here is a list of canonically disabled characters that we came up with to get you started thinking! )