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My Bingo Fests for 2017

See my bingo fests from 2013, 2014, and 2015.

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


Ladiesbingo
This fest celebrates female relationships.

Card 9-3-17

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


iPod Shuffle Music Fest

Card 12-1-16

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These are my bingo fests from 2017:


Dark Fantasy Bingo Fest
This fest explores the creepy and phantasmagoric motifs in storytelling.

Card 1-1-17


Valentines Bingo Fest
The categories are Romantic, Erotic, Heartbroken, Platonic, and Love Songs.

Card 2-1-17


Disability Bingo Fest
For Disability Awareness Month, this fest features handicaps and people with disabilities.

Card 3-1-17


Month of Rainbows Bingo Fest
This fest celebrates all the colors of Crayola crayons.

Card 4-1-17


[community profile] origfic_bingo
Designed to showcase original writing, this is now moderated by [personal profile] k_a_webb.

Card 4-3-17


Pride Bingo Fest
It raises QUILTBAG awareness and celebrates queer identities.

Card 5-29-17


[community profile] hc_bingo

Round Eight: June 15, 2017 to January 5, 2018
Sign ups: cards can be requested anytime before January 5, 2018
Amnesty Period: Jan 5, 2018 to June 1, 2018
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 6-16-17


Winter Fest in July Bingo
This fest celebrates all the winter holidays.

Card 7-1-17


Cottoncandy Bingo Fest
This one is all about fluff.

Card 7-31-17


Pirate Fest Bingo
Inspired by Talk Like a Pirate Day, this fest has a nautical theme.

Card 9-1-17


Fall Festival Bingo
This festival celebrates autumn and its holidays.

Card 10-1-17


Space and Time Bingo
This is a set of three 3x3 cards, of which I'm playing the Space card and the Time card.

Cards 10-31-17


[community profile] genprompt_bingo
This fest focuses on nonsexual prompts, but you can write them any way you like.  No deadlines, any kind of fill.

Card 12-3-17


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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