12 Years 12 Seasons Challenge
A huge congratulations to everyone who participated in the challenge this year! Thanks to the involvement of the authors, artists, readers and reviewers we've had yet another very successful event celebrating Elysian Fields' birthday. I can't believe it's been 12 years since we opened. The challenge has seen 31 brand new stories written and shared with our wonderful community.
You can FIND ALL CHALLENGE FICS HERE - if you haven't read any yet I highly recommend you check them out.
To the artists of our community who created banners for the challenge, all art left unclaimed by participating authors returns to your ownership. If you wish your banner to remain up for grabs by potential authors you can always add your banner along with the corresponding prompt up on the site challenges page here by selecting 'Issue...
on November 02, 2018 05:40pm 3 Comments
Sharing EF Fanworks for Personal Use
Recently, our community has engaged in some great discussion regarding the sharing of fanworks for personal use. We understand that there has been some uncertainty and concern due to lack of available information regarding what is appropriate or not.
What qualifies as personal use? Elysian Fields defines personal use as the possession and/or individual sharing of a fanwork for the sole purpose of reading and enjoyment. Publishing-related actions, such as posting an author’s work to another site without permission, are not considered personal use.
Historically, Elysian Fields has not made statements regarding personal use because we feel that once fanworks are posted on the web, they are de facto available for public distribution and it is neither our right nor desire to police this process. However, we also wish to acknowledge...
on October 23, 2018 08:09am 7 Comments
Get Ready for the 12 Years 12 Seasons Challenge!
Did anyone notice that we're only hours away from October and the 12 Years 12 Season Challenge? We're definitely not sitting here staring at the site time clock.
In order to make sure everyone understands all that's going on, we'll try to cover everything here. If there's something you're not sure about, please let us know in the comments. There's a lot of information here, but please read the whole post in order to learn about all the amazing things happening this month...
How and when do I post my story?
Starting at midnight on October 1 (site time, which is Eastern US time-it's listed under the shoutbox), you'll see a new checkbox on the page where you add a new story:
As soon as you see that box, you're free to post. If you're adding a new story that is part of the challenge, check the box and you're good to go.
Your fic does not need to be complete prior to posting. In fact, it doesn't even need...
on September 30, 2018 06:48pm 5 Comments