Space: Above and Beyond [VID]

Jul. 27th, 2017 11:03 am
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Title: Mean World
Fandom: Space Above and Beyond
Music: Where the Devil Won't Go by Elle King
Summary: it's a mean world that I've known
Notes: Women in SPACE!!! ♥

H E R E @ [community profile] swannee

Ebook formats

Jul. 27th, 2017 08:35 am
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I've posted an article on the tangle of Amazon ebook formats to my Mad File Format Science blog. Corrections or other comments are welcome either there or here.

Sign-up period EXTENDED!

Jul. 24th, 2017 04:50 pm
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We understand that sign-ups are complex (particularly in this exchange) and many participants have more time to complete a sign-up on the weekend. Because of that, we have decided to extend sign-ups through the weekend. 

So with that in mind, your new sign-up deadline is: Sunday, July 30 at 12 (noon) p.m. PDT. (
Countdown here!)

We still plan on sending out assignments on the 30th, as planned. However, if matching proves difficult, we will adjust the schedule accordingly. Everyone will still get the 2 month window to create their assignments, even if we have to shift dates a little.

Relevant links:

Torchwood: Fanfic: Glass Hearts

Jul. 24th, 2017 04:19 pm
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Title: Glass Hearts
Fandom: Torchwood
Author: [personal profile] badly_knitted
Characters: Owen, Katie, Jack.
Rating: PG
Word Count: 707
Spoilers: Fragments
Summary: When he lost Katie, Owen discovered that he wasn’t as tough as he’d always thought.
Content Notes: None needed.
Written For: Challenge #198: Glass.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.

Glass Hearts... )

4 days left!

Jul. 23rd, 2017 03:06 pm
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Hey, guys! Signups close in a little under 4 days @ 11:55 PM PDT on Thursday, July 27. Here's a countdown.

Signups are now closing at 12:00 PM PDT on Sunday, July 30th.

As a reminder, if you choose more than 2 fandoms for a single request/offer, you can match on any combination of those fandoms. We strongly encourage you to spread out your prompts and other optional details across all those possible combinations. We've seen a few signups with holes in those areas.

We also wanted to remind everyone that you can choose only 2 fandoms per request/offer. So if you'd like to see Pacific Rim crossed with Alias OR Stranger Things, but you aren't interested in a crossover between Alias and Stranger Things, you should put Pacific Rim/Alias in one request and Pacific Rim/Stranger Things in another request.

All of that said, optional details are ultimately a courtesy to your artist or author. We strongly encourage the use of optional details/prompts, particularly in an exchange like this one, but we can't force you to use them. If you choose not to leave optional details for a particular crossover match, your artist or author will be free to create whatever they want, so long as they mind your DNWs.

Relevant links:
  • Signup form
  • Tagset
  • Requests Summary
  • Dear Crossovering Creator
  • FAQ
  • fic: the fighter

    Jul. 22nd, 2017 06:50 pm
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    Title: the fighter
    Author: [personal profile] moetushie
    Pairing(s): Otabek Altin/Yuri Plisetsky, Katsuki Yuuri/Victor Nikiforov
    Rating: Mature
    Warning(s)/contains: Violence, injuries
    Word count: 628
    Summary: Otabek's always looked out for Yuri, no matter what, but he can't help but wish he'd make different choices. Otayuri, mafia/noir AU.
    Notes: Written for the Sports Anime Shipping Olympics, Bonus Round Four for the prompt: Yuri Plisetsky/Otabek Altin, "It’s hell to love a fighter."

    Also my first time writing Otayuri, so... *plays with her hair*

    Read on AO3

    Yuri on Ice stream coming!!!

    Jul. 22nd, 2017 04:31 pm
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    Hello everyone! I want to remind all of you that at 17:00 UTC -4 I will start the Yuri on Ice marathon on my room! You all are free to join whenever you want! :)

    Room: @EinzbernCinema

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    Stage of Fools is a fic exchange for the plays of William Shakespeare (with the exception of the Histories). Sign-ups are now open!

    Stage of Fools on LJ | Stage of Fools on Dreamwidth

    Sign-up post on LJ | Sign-up post on Dreamwidth


    Sign-ups: July 22 through August 18, 2017
    Assignments go out: around August 20, 2017
    Assignments due: October 20, 2017
    Madness/prompt claiming time: October 20 through 31 - as soon as all assignments are in, all unwritten prompts will be revealed for everyone to write fic of any length. You don't have to sign up as a Stage of Fools participant to participate in Madness.
    Go-live: November 1, 2017
    Author reveal: November 5, 2017

    two vids

    Jul. 19th, 2017 07:52 pm
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    song/artist: "Go" by Indigo Girls
    source: Stargate SG-1

    can find streaming here


    The Power
    song/artist: “The Power” by Snap! remix I don't actually know.
    source: Sense8

    can find streaming here

    Assignments Out And Pinch Hits 1-4

    Jul. 19th, 2017 10:45 pm
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    Assignments are out. Please contact me ASAP if there's an issue with your assignment.

    Letters must be updated on or before the 23rd of July.

    Assignments are due on the 2nd of September at 23:59 Pago Pago time (-11 UTC). Pinch hits are due on the 5th of September at the same time.

    To claim a pinch hit, either leave a comment on this post (comments are screened) or email me at with your AO3 name and the number of the pinch hit you want to claim.

    Pinch Hit 1 - Alias (TV), Jason Bourne (2016), Dark Angel, The Vampire Diaries (TV), Wolverine (Movies) )

    Pinch Hit 2 - Alien Series, Disney Fairies, Mr. Brooks (2007), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015), Yuri!! On Ice (Anime), Crossover Fandom CLAIMED )

    Pinch Hit 3 - Marvel Cinematic Universe, Doctor Who (2005), DC Cinematic Universe, Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) CLAIMED )

    Pinch Hit 4 - Law & Order: SVU, Homicide: Life on the Streets, Crossover Fandom, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order, Chicago Justice (TV) )

    sacrifice and loss

    Jul. 18th, 2017 06:04 am
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    Name: Mischa
    Story: tales from the drowned world
    Colors: bistre (all is forgiven, though nothing is the same), elvish green (you shall not pass!), vienna orange (My made-up mind was not put here for you to try and change)
    Supplies and Styles: charcoal, pastels (origific bingo, prompt "reunions"), graffiti (indie film, shojo/shonen ai)
    Word Count: 558
    Rating: PG-13
    Warnings: one-sided incest (tagged to be safe: Symeon and Myca Valeth are distant cousins).
    Summary: What is the difference between losing something and giving it up? Symeon formerly-of-House-Valeth and Kyrion Taviot are about to have a discussion about that topic. A very violent discussion.
    I have given up more than you know. )

    Signups open!

    Jul. 18th, 2017 10:00 am
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    Signups close on Thursday, July 27th @ 11:55 PM PDT. Sunday, July 30th @ 12:00 PM PDT.


    If you're new to exchanges at AO3 and confused about how sign-ups work, read this tutorial about signing up for gift exchanges.

    As a reminder: You're allowed to choose multiple fandoms from within a greater franchise in a single request/offer, but we cannot prevent AO3 from matching on those 2 fandoms. For example, you might offer Stargate Atlantis, Stargate SG-1, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, but if someone else requests Stargate Atlantis and Stargate SG-1, AO3 might pair you.

    Put short, if you prefer to receive or create a crossover/fusion between 2 distinctly separate franchises, we encourage you to refrain from putting 2+ sub-franchise fandoms in a single request/offer.

    For more information about requests and offers for this exchange, please continue reading.  )

    Dear Crossovering Creator

    Jul. 18th, 2017 09:50 am
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    Signups open in 10 minutes! (Finally, right?) That means it's also time to start sharing your Dear Crossovering Creator Letters!

    These letters are 100% optional but highly encouraged (particularly due to the nature of this exchange). If you've never participated in an exchange like this before, a Dear Creator Letter is a post at your DW/LJ/Tumblr/Blog, etc. detailing your requests and giving your assigned creator ideas for possible art or fic. These letters also include your likes, dislikes, and any triggers you migh thave. You can link them here, as well as in your sign-up form. How you format or write them is entirely up to you.

    If you have any triggers (things that may cause you harm if you read about them), we highly recommend that you make that clear in your letter as well as in the optional details on your signup. Not every participant clicks through to letters, and this is the best way to cover your bases so that your creator will not unintentionally use your triggers.

    For more info and great examples of what we mean check out the following links: The Yuletide FAQ or letters from previous years.

    Keep in mind that letters are completely optional, which also means that creators are in no way required to follow the optional details. The only requirements are that they use the fandoms you matched on and that they respect your DNWs. Essentially: Optional details are optional.

    If you are posting a link to your letter here, we ask that you copy/paste the following when you comment:

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    Fandom Growth Exchange Banner

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    Nominations are now open for the Fandom Growth Exchange! The Fandom Growth Exchange is a multi-fandom exchange for fandoms, relationships, and characters that have ten or fewer complete fics (or five or fewer contributing authors) on AO3. Check out the tagset!

    Nominations close: July 31st at 11:55 PM UTC
    Sign-ups open: August 3rd at 11:55 PM UTC
    Sign-ups close: August 17th at 11:55 PM UTC
    Assignments sent: August 22nd at 11:55 PM UTC
    Default deadline: October 8th at 11:55 PM UTC
    Assignments due: October 22nd at 11:55 PM UTC
    Works revealed: November 3rd at 11:55 PM UTC
    Authors revealed: November 8th at 11:55 PM UTC
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    Title: S.O.B.
    Fandom: Supernatural
    Music: S.O.B by Nathaniel Rateliffe and the Night Sweats
    Summary: A celebration of Dean's four favorite words. And one of his favorite leisure activities...
    Warnings: None
    Notes: This has been a long time coming. Like, two years. And I finally decided to buckle down a couple months ago and do it! So, I did! And now it's here! This premiered this past weekend at the Supernatural Chicago Con and now it has been released into the world! Enjoy!!

    Watch it here!

    Signups Closed

    Jul. 17th, 2017 04:34 pm
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     Signups have been closed. Matching is currently ongoing.

    (no subject)

    Jul. 17th, 2017 03:41 pm
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    Signups close in around 50 minutes.


    reflections at the end

    Jul. 17th, 2017 03:59 am
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    Name: Mischa
    Story: tales from the drowned world
    Colors: vienna orange (the story is not for anyone else to tell), spark (but what if I'm a mermaid), elvish green (I suppose you think that was terribly clever)
    Supplies and Styles: seed beads, pastels (origific bingo, prompt "memories")
    Word Count: 651
    Rating: PG-13
    Warnings: none, I think?
    Summary: Near to the end of all things, the High Lord of House Valeth reflects.
    Notes: Incomplete and rough: I want to revisit this piece later.
    to those who much is given, much is also expected )

    Tictail Summer Sale!

    Jul. 17th, 2017 03:04 pm
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    To celebrate the start of summer vacation in Japan EVERYTHING in the shop will be 10% off with the coupon code SUMMERSALE ! Whoever your favorite character is we have something for everyone!

    Whether you are looking for official goods

    Or fan made goods and doujinshi

    Stop by HERE and use SUMMERSALE to get 10% off EVERYTHING!

    Equinox Vids | 2017

    Jul. 16th, 2017 09:43 pm
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    Firework (Star Trek: Voyager, The Doctor)
    for [profile] littleheaven70

    Northern Cross (Stargate SG-1, Jack/Daniel)
    for [personal profile] trelkez

    Me, Me, Me (Star Wars Rebels, Chopper)
    for [personal profile] colls

    Pundits & Poets (Star Trek: Deep Space 9, ensemble)
    for [personal profile] starlady

    Tagset is open!

    Jul. 16th, 2017 09:10 pm
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    This year's tagset is now visible. (Alphabetical view.)

    We approved 534 nominations this year. That's 329 more than last year! Please check the list even if your fandom was rejected, as it may have been approved under a related tag.

    For those who like to keep track year-to-year, this year's most nominated exchange was Leverage with 9 nominations.

    We rejected only 3 fandoms:
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Star Trek Beyond — As they're installments in a series. We view these like nominating one book in the Harry Potter series. However, we're open to accepting installments next year.

  • The Hunger Games - All Media Types — As we've approved The Hunger Games films and novels separately. Because participants can choose both in a request or offer, we felt All Media Types was superfluous. Again, we're absolutely open to discussion on this next year.

  • Signups open Tuesday, July 18th @ 8:00 AM PDT. (Compare to your time. See the current time in Los Angeles.)

    If you have any questions or concerns about the tagset, please comment here or email

    Otherwise, we'll see you at signups! We look forward to taking advantage of all the changes to this year's exchange—and we hope you are, too!

    Fic: Shining Armour

    Jul. 16th, 2017 09:57 pm
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    Shining Armour (1900 words) by El Staplador
    Chapters: 1/1
    Fandom: Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime)
    Rating: General Audiences
    Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
    Relationships: Michele Crispino/Emil Nekola, Michele Crispino & Sara Crispino
    Characters: Michele Crispino, Emil Nekola, Sara Crispino, Yuri!!! on Ice Ensemble, Original Characters
    Additional Tags: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe - toyshop, Fluff and Angst, Angst with a Happy Ending, Experimental Style

    They came out of the factory on the same day. They were packed in the same box, sent to the same shop, displayed on the same shelf. But now somebody's bought the lady and left the knight behind. Nobody understands what a disaster this is, except maybe the robot on the shelf above...

    Victurio HQ seeking new members!

    Jul. 16th, 2017 10:49 am
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    Hi, Cody here! I'm the mod over at
    [community profile] victurio, a community for shippers of Viktor Nikiforov and Yuri Plisetsky.

    This is safe space for Victurios to share their thoughts, works, and favorite Victor x Yuri content. We are still settling in (and the mod is still learning how to use DW properly), but in time, we hope to have--
    • Weekly prompts to inspire you! (After you join, here is a post where you can throw in your ideas for future prompts.)
    • Fic and art rec lists!
    • Discussion threads!
    • What else??? Your suggestions are always welcome in my inbox!
    As well as being a place for you to post & promote your own Victurio content among fellow Victurio shippers. :) We are very small at the moment, but I hope to see some of you there!

    Membership is moderated
    due to recent events in other YOI communities, as well as the fact that Victurio is a rarepair and can be controversial for some fans.

    Most of all, this community is to be a wank free, hate free, and anti free space. If you are interested in joining, please read our rules first

    Help using FFmpeg: ffmprovisr

    Jul. 16th, 2017 12:09 pm
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    Ashley Blewer, an archivist specializing in moving images and a software developer, created a website, "ffmprovisr", to make it easier for you to use the program ffmpeg.
    FFmpeg is a powerful tool for manipulating audiovisual files. Unfortunately, it also has a steep learning curve, especially for users unfamiliar with a command line interface. This app helps users through the command generation process so that more people can reap the benefits of FFmpeg.

    Each button displays helpful information about how to perform a wide variety of tasks using FFmpeg. To use this site, click on the task you would like to perform. A new window will open up with a sample command and a description of how that command works. You can copy this command and understand how the command works with a breakdown of each of the flags.

    FFmpeg is a free, open source tool that works on the command line and lets you do stuff like:
    • Change codecs (transcode)
    • Change formats
    • Filter stuff
    • Create GIFs and thumbnails
    • Normalize/equalize audio
    • Read/extract captions
    • Make test patterns
    • Fix audio that's fallen out of sync
    • Join or split files
    • Play an image sequence

    I have used FFmpeg recipes in the past and it's great how much it can do, especially in combination with youtube-dl which makes it easy to download video from a ton of sites -- YouTube, SoundCloud, Vimeo, and many others. I hope other vidders find ffmprovisr helpful in their work!

    VID: "I'll Fight" (Black Sails)

    Jul. 16th, 2017 12:13 pm
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    Title: I'll Fight
    Fandom: Black Sails
    Music: Wilco
    Pairing: James Flint/Thomas Hamilton/Miranda Hamilton
    Summary: A love song for three voices.

    Warnings for: spoilers through the ending, character death, some brief and joyless sex, blood, executions, sadness.

    AO3 | Tumblr

    Nominations are now closed!

    Jul. 15th, 2017 11:50 pm
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    Nominations have now officially closed. We'd like to thank all of you who took the time to nominate, and we sincerely hope to see you all at sign-ups when they begin on July 18.

    Until then, please make sure to watch this space. Although we don't expect to have as many questionable fandoms as we have in previous years, there may still be questions we have for nominators, so be on the lookout. We will begin approving fandoms right away and will continue through the next day or so until we have a complete tagset. We plan on getting the tagset up as soon as we can, thus giving everyone time to peruse the list of fandoms before sign-ups open.

    You may notice during this process that some of your fandoms will be listed as rejected or approved at AO3. But, please keep in mind that this does not necessarily reflect what will or won't appear in the final tag set. (Should your fandom be listed as approved, it likely is. Should your fandom be listed as rejected, it may be approved under a different tag.) Once the tag set is complete, we will make it public and post here to let everyone know that the review period is over and if there are any issues or discrepancies with your nominations, you can let us know at that time.

    Thanks again for nominating!


    Jul. 15th, 2017 10:59 pm
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     There is one hour left to get your nominations in! We will be closing the form promptly at 11:59 p.m. PDT (what time is that for me?)

    Information on how to nominate is available at this post. 

    Signups Closing

    Jul. 16th, 2017 01:34 am
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     Signups close in one day and 14-ish hours.



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