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My Bingo Fests for 2016

See my bingo fests from 2013 and 2014.

These are my bingo fests from 2015:


[community profile] trope_bingo 
Card requests: until April 15 (first card) or April 30 (later cards)
Bingo posting: January 15-April 30 for Round 4
Round 4 Amnesty: May 1-June 30
Original works and poetry allowed
500+ words for fiction, no size requirement for poetry

1-3-15


Valentine's Day Bingo Fest
1-31-15


Pi(e) Bingo Fest
3-2-15


[community profile] genprompt_bingo 

Round Six: March 1-May 31, 2015. 
Cards may be requested prior to May 31. 
Round Seven: June 1-August 31, 2015.
Cards may be requested prior to August 31.
Round Eight: September 1, 2015-December 31, 2015.
Cards may be requested prior to December 31.
Any content, fiction or poetry, etc. fanfic or original. 
Minimum of 100 words for fiction, poetry, or other text fills.

This fest offers prompts that work for general content rather than sex/romance, spread across diverse categories.

Card 3-16-15

Card 6-10-15

Card 9-4-15


Wellness Toolbox Bingo Fest
This fest focuses on self-care activities, whether mental or physical.

Card 5-2-15 -- blackout on 5-20-15!  This is the first time I managed blackout within a monthly fest, and I think my fastest ever.

Card 5-20-15


[community profile] origfic_bingo 
Card requests: anyone can get a card during the first week of each month.
Original content only; all media/formats and lengths are welcome.
You may call bingo after creating the necessary number of fills, even if they haven't all been posted.

This fest encourages people to create original content of any kind. The prompts are diverse and fairly general, making them easy to work with.

5-18-15


June Relationship Bingo 6-1-15
Runs June 1-30, all about marriage, honeymoon, divorce, and other relationship dynamics.


[community profile] hc_bingo 

Round Six: June 15, 2015 to January 3, 2016
Sign ups: cards can be requested anytime before January 3, 2016
Amnesty Period: Jan 3, 2016 to June 1, 2016
Minimum 500 words for fiction.

This fest encourages the creation of boundary-pushing material that explores what happens when things go horribly wrong and people actually care about each other. Remember, things always go wrong; what matters is how you deal with that. Some of the content may be NSFW.

Card 6-16-15


Winter Fest in July

This fest celebrates all the winter holidays when we actually have time to write about them.

Card 7-1-15


As You Like It

In this fest, you can make a new card or draw from older cards.  Any five fills will make a bingo!

Card 8-1-15


Tones Bingo Fest

This fest encourages people to try new tones and voices in their creative work.

Card 8-31-15


[community profile] trope_bingo 

Here the focus is on tropes and motifs.
Card requests: until October 15 (first card) or October 31 (later cards)
Bingo posting: July 15-October 31 for Round 5
Round 5 Amnesty: November 1-December 31
Original works and poetry allowed
500+ words for fiction, no size requirement for poetry

Card 10-1-15


Halloween / Samhain Bingo Fest

Card 10-1-15


[community profile] ladiesbingo 

Card requests: cards can be requested anytime before March 31, 2016
Round Three: September 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016 
Amnesty Period: April 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017
Any content, fiction or poetry etc, fanfic or original. 500 words minimum for fiction, 20 lines for poetry.

This is a bingo challenge celebrating the various shades of relationships amongst females. All modes are welcome here: het, slash, femslash, poly and gen.  Borderline fills (like F/F/M or genderswap) may be 1 per line or 5 per blackout.

Card 10-2-15


Disaster Bingo Fest

This fest challenges creators to solve difficult problems other than  by hitting.

Card 11-3-15

Defining Character

The focus is on character traits and how they are shown.

Card 12-1-15

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These are my bingo fests from 2016:

Spies, Secret Agents, and Noir
This fest deals in espionage and subterfuge.

Card 1-1-16


[community profile] trope_bingo 

Here the focus is on tropes and motifs.
Card requests: until April 15 (first card) or April 31 (later cards)
Bingo posting: January 15-April 31 for Round 6
Round 6 Amnesty: May 1-June 31
Original works and poetry allowed
500+ words for fiction, no size requirement for poetry

Card 1-4-16


Valentine's Day Bingo
This year's fest has four categories (Romantic, Erotic, Heartbroken, Platonic) each with 3x3 cards.  I am playing a Romantic card and a Platonic card.

Cards 1-23-16


Villain Bingo
This fest deals with antagonists and their traits.

Card 2-29-16


Archetypal Characters Bingo 
This fest features classic character types.

Card 4-1-16


[community profile] genprompt_bingo  

Card 4-19-16


Solo Celebration Bingo
Enjoying things that can be done alone.

Card 5-1-16


Finish It Bingo Fest

Cards 5-1-16 


Cottoncandy Bingo Fest

Card 6-1-16


[community profile] trope_bingo 
In this fest, we celebrate the common motifs of writing.  Play them straight or twist them into pretzels.

All fanworks and original works are allowed, including poetry; poems can be any size, while fiction should be 500+ words. Original works and poetry allowed 500+ words for fiction, no size requirement for poetry
Dates for Round Seven:
July 1: Signups open
July 15: Bingo posting begins
Oct 15: Last day to request a first card
Oct 31: Last day to request a second card
Oct 31: Last day to post bingos for this round

7-1-16


Winter Fest in July
This fest celebrates winter and all its holidays, in summer.

Card 7-1-16


[community profile] hc_bingo 
Round Seven: June 18, 2016 to January 5, 2017
Sign ups: cards can be requested anytime before January 5, 2017
Amnesty Period: Jan 5, 2017 to June 1, 2017
Minimum 500 words for fiction.

This fest encourages the creation of boundary-pushing material that explores what happens when things go horribly wrong and people actually care about each other. Remember, things always go wrong; what matters is how you deal with that. Some of the content may be NSFW.

Card 7-16-16


Group Dynamics and Character-Building Bingo

This is actually part of the setup for fests in September and October, for which [personal profile] magibrain has created two new prompt list and posted a couple of public cards.  I couldn't wait.  :D  The idea is to flesh out characters and their interactions.

Cards 8-1-16


Survival Bingo
This fest focuses on danger, endurance, and survival.  No special requirements, just get your characters in trouble and see how they cope (or not).

Card 8-1-16


Worldbuilding 4x4x4 Festival
The idea is to combine four prompts into a single fill, one from each of four cards.

Cards 9-2-16


Games and Sports Bingo Fest

Card 10-4-16


Fall Festival Bingo
This fest celebrates autumn, its holidays, and related concepts.

Card 11-1-16



I also run the [community profile] allbingo  community.  Use this to share your accomplishments for a custom-made bingo card, for old cards from other communities, or to echo your current bingo activity. 
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