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Hey all,

So... I took a couple of days to think about it, and the launch date of the allfics site will be postponed until the start of December. There are a few reasons for this. One is that the registration problem has mostly been fixed, but it's not perfect. (pokes warily at registration.) Another is that I talked to the AMAZING Rowan Greenleaf over on the ffn forum group, and she's very interested in participating in the project if it's pushed back a little later. Their exchange is starting on Nov 1st.

The THIRD reason is that I'm doing NaNo this year. (50,000 words in 30 days, you know. Don't worry! I've done it before.) This was a big decision... because I'm writing about something very meaningful to me. I'm a rebel and doing nonfiction about stem cell research and regenerative medicine. I might post more about this topic later on if people are interested... and you're not EVEN going to believe this, but the topic does have some relationship to D/G. I sort of planned out a fic on the same subject last year during the last exchange, when it looked like we weren't going to get a replacement author after someone bailed. It may appear again!

So... there will be lots of updates during November, and more news soon!

Posted by Anise on Oct 21, 2014 09:57 pm (0 Comments)

A Name for the New Writing Forums!

ETA...10/11/14... I thought about doing a new post for this, but not quite yet... after zillions of hours of tears and toil and wishing I knew PHP, the horrible registration on the site has been SOLVED!! SOLVED, I TELL YOU!! THEY SAID IT COULDN'T BE DONE!!
(who are "they?" Don't ask. Trust me.)

Much more news about the site very soon! :)

Hey all,

So... the new writing forums have been in the works for a LONG time, and they are VERY CLOSE to being ready to go! The only problem is... I can't figure out how to transfer anything from the old test site to the new one. But never fear! This can be solved! I just need to start the NEW site and then transfer all of the forum info over by hand. (Not as horrible as it sounds, actually.)

BUT... that means that I have to decide on a name for the forums RIGHT NOW.

So. I need some input here! Lyndsie's suggestion was www.allfic.com, and I have to say that I think this is a great name. I really want to be inclusive with these forums, and I do a LOT of nonfic writing. So I want a name that shows it's a welcoming space for nonfic.

The only thing I wonder about it is... should the name include some information that reflects the fact that it's a writing forum for fanfic authors who want to work on original fics/nonfics? That's why I also thought of the second domain name idea. And I think that www.fanfictoallfic.com does convey that concept.

THOUGHTS! Questions, comments, ideas! Now is the time... because I have to decide very soon!

Posted by Anise on Sep 29, 2014 05:09 pm (10 Comments)

A New Podcast And a New Art Page.

YES! This is real. NO!! You are not imagining it. There is an actual real-live new podcast for the first time in six years!! Good things come to those who wait!!!!

Here's what you do. First, you're going to go to the link and listen to the podcast.
The Love We Deserve, by writerdragonfly.

This fic is from the last D/G Exchange, and it was one of my absolute favorites.

Alternately, you can find it by clicking on the "Wireless" link in the upper right hand side of this page.

THEN, you're going to go to the comment thread and leave a review! That's right here.



ETA: Some people were having problems downloading the file. I emailed the amazing Lyndsie, and it should all be fixed!

And on that note... the OFIC forums are getting extremely close to being ready to go. There are still some bugs to be worked out, though. So, more updates on those soon.

There is now a NEW art page for FIA. Brand new. Still under warranty. Can be returned for a full refund. (Okay, it was free, but you get the idea... ;) And the link is on the bottom of the page, right next to the other two icons!! Go down there and click click click!

Posted by Anise on Sep 27, 2014 09:12 pm (2 Comments)
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