Event Announcement: Monster Mash!

After the success of EF’s first mini-event, the Satisfaction-athon last year, we have decided to run another one. Again, it will be for one day only, but this time the theme is Monster Mash and the date will be March 10th.

Credit for the theme idea goes to ClowniestLivEver, who implanted it in the Mod Team’s minds many months ago.

To clarify the theme: There is a monster in town* and Spike and Buffy team up to take it down. (*The fic does not need to be set in Sunnydale. Road trip fics count.)

The monster or monsters, plural, can be from the show (literally any of the minor monster-of-the-weeks. e.g. Luke, the Gorch brothers, Amy's mom, etc.); a classical monster (Frankenstein's monster, Wolf Man, the Invisible Man); a monster that is both (Dracula); or an original character monster.

Members can post artwork, drabbles, one-shots, or even multi-chapter fics if they wish, so long as they post the complete work before the end of the event. There will be awards on offer for participants, artists (including banner artists), commenters, and betas, which we will reveal the artwork for closer to the time.

Anyone who submits an artwork-only piece will be eligible for both a participant and artist award.

Commenters must leave a minimum of ten comments of at least fifteen words during the three days (72 hours) following event kick-off, i.e. 00:00 (12:00 am) on March 10th until 23:59 (11:59 pm) on March 12th, according to site time (which you can check under the ShoutBox on EF’s homepage).

--EllieRose101 and the Mods on January 08, 2024 05:24pm 8 Comments

Cool!! Sounds so fun! So, does the event end on the 12th, with the deadline for comments, or can posting happen over a longer period?

-- the_big_bad on January 08, 2024 05:38pm

@the_big_bad: The posting window is 1 day. The comment window is 3 days.

-- EllieRose101 on January 08, 2024 06:29pm

Thanks for all the work you all do - sounds like this will be another super EF event.  

-- nmcil on January 09, 2024 12:39pm

Two questions:

Can our fav couple be living somewhere else (not Sunnydale and this is not a road trip)?

Is/are ( a )monster(s) from another show or cartoon acceptable?

-- Behind Blue Eyes on January 29, 2024 03:54pm

Hi! How and where do we submit our work? Thanks so much for making all of this possible!

-- rossshin on January 30, 2024 08:15am

@BBE - Yes and yes.

@rossshin - It'll be like any event. You'll just click the ticky box when event day arrives.

-- Holly on January 30, 2024 08:58pm

@rossshin - Further to what Holly said, there will be a future news post with more details, including a screenshot of the tick box Holly mentioned and where to find it.

-- EllieRose101 on February 01, 2024 05:37am

@Holly and @EllieRose101 Thanks so much to you both! It's my 1st time submitting something, so I wasn't sure ???’“

-- rossshin on February 18, 2024 11:33am