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X-Men Big Bang
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A Big Bang challenge for the X-Men universe
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Welcome to xmenbigbang! This is the X-Men Big Bang Community, a comm that challenges you to write a 15,000 word story in the span of a few months and have accompanying graphics to it. There are a few rules, so please read carefully! The moderator for this challenge is chosenfire28 & afrocurl.

Author sign ups open – January 3rd, 2014
Author sign ups close – April 1st, 2014
Checkpoint #1 – January 24th, 2014
Checkpoint #2 – February 21st, 2014
Checkpoint #3 – March 21st, 2014
Rough drafts due – April 7th, 2014
Artist claims up – April 12th, 2014
Artist checkpoint (MANDATORY) – May 9th - May 16th, 2014
Final fic and art due – June 1st, 2014
Posting schedule up – June 7th, 2014
Posting starts – June 14th, 2014



1 - To participate you must fill out the appropriate form (writer, graphics artists/vidders or beta). You are allowed to sign up for more than one thing (ie. you can sign up as a writer and a beta).

1 - The minimum word count for stories is 15,000.

2 - All kinds of stories and pairings are welcome as long as it relates to the X-Men universe and its characters. Real Person Fiction is also allowed.

3 - No more than two people can co-author a story.

4 - Previously written stories are allowed only if half the words written during the big bang period are new and the complete story is posted to the big bang. If its a story that no one else has seen (not posted anywhere) then it will count as a new story.

1 - You must make at least one customized graphic for the story (or stories) that you claim. You are of course allowed to make more than one piece, there is no maximum on that.

2 - All types of graphic and visual art are accepted up to and including: photoshop, drawings, videos, fanmixes, etc. If you are unsure what you want to make will count as art please email us with the details.

For authors there is the support community xmenbbsupport

If you have any other questions about the big bang check the FAQ or email us at xmenbigbang@gmail.com

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