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November 6th, 2016


alexcat
03:31 pm - OEAM Big Bang Roundup
Hi all,

Here is a list of our 2016 OEAM Big Bang stories. I want to thank all those who participated in any way: writers, artists, betas... thanks to you all! Please give all these a read. I think you'll be delighted!

OEAM Big Bang stories:

The Wraith in the Mist by zeedrippyvessel - Tolkien - Dwalin goes on a walkabout. He takes with him, a rather interesting companion. Rated PG for mild language.
Art by elladansgirl

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Dawn of Hope by alexcat - Star wars - Luke skywalker's childhood.
Art by wendygame001


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Shall We Play a Game? by nuinzilien - Tolkien - Thranduil has a pack of dwarves in his dungeons, one lost in his forest, and war on the horizon. The last thing he expected was to have his eye caught by a prisoner with more sass than sense.
Art by belladansgirl

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Nemesis by chaotic_binky - Tolkien - http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/oeam/viewstory.php?sid=3302
Art by wendygame001

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Written Memories by elladansgirl - Tolkien - Erestor finds and reads Glorfindel's journal which brings back memories. Can it do the same for Glorfindel?
Art by lotrangel17

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The Cave by lackam - Marvel - A brand new Agent Coulson is sent undercover into a world full of dinosaurs.

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Sanctuary by keiliss = Tolkien - It is the year 2017 and word has come from beyond the Sea: it is time for the last remaining Elves to sail. But not everyone has received the message. Erestor and others set out on a road trip to find Glorfindel, the missing elf.
Art by Keiliss.

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October 25th, 2016


keiliss
06:24 am - 2016 OEAM Big Bang - Sanctuary by Keiliss (Tolkien)


Title: Sanctuary
Author: Keiliss
Characters: Erestor/Gil-galad, Elrond, Glorfindel, others.
Rating: pg?
Story and art beta: red_lasbelin
Artwork: me, Kei
Disclaimer: not mine, I just play with them

Summary: It is the year 2017 and word has come from beyond the Sea: it is time for the last remaining Elves to sail. But not everyone has received the message. Erestor and others set out on a road trip to find Glorfindel, the missing elf.

A/n: Huge thanks to Binky, Red and Tal, and to Alex for giving us the OEAM Big Bang, and for adding a shorter option this year.
Current Mood: exhaustedexhausted

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October 23rd, 2016


alexcat
06:00 pm - Posting for lackam: The Cave
Title: The Cave
Author: Amber/lackam
Type: General
Beta: BranL
Type/Rating: PG
Characters: Phil Coulson, Nick Fury, Felix Blake, and lots of raptors
Disclaimer: All characters are from Marvel and I don’t own them.
Warnings: Please ignore the medical inaccuracies.
Archive: AO3 and OEAM
Notes: Written for 2016 OEAM Big Bang
Summary: A brand new Agent Coulson is sent undercover into a world full of
dinosaurs.

LJ refuses to let lackam post so I am posting for her.

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October 22nd, 2016


elladansgirl
12:57 pm - Written Memories
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Title: Written Memories
Disclaimer: Tolkien owns them, I merely play with them.
Author: Jade (aka elladansgirl)
Type: FCS
Warning: Slash, Angst,
Rating: NC-17
Beta:nuinzilien
Artwork:lotrangel17
Characters: Erestor/Glorfindel.
Feedback: Yes, please
Summary: Erestor finds and reads Glorfindel's journal which brings back memories. Can it do the same for Glorfindel?

A/N: all memories and journal entries will be in ~Italics~

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October 20th, 2016


chaotic_binky
10:08 pm - 2016 OEAM Big Bang: Nemesis (Tolkien, and 1950's USSR)








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Title: Nemesis
Author: chaotic_binky
Rating: NC17
Disclaimer: I do not own the elves or their surroundings. I make no profit and have no intention of making any. Although the characters and settings belong to Tolkien this is my own representation of them, therefore any archiving without permission will not be tolerated.
Warnings: Violence, action, separation, punishment, torture, character death, angst, suffering, revenge, Third Age and 1950's Russia. Happy Ending!
Beta: Thank you to the ever wonderful keiliss :)
Artist: wendygame001 - Thank you for your fabulous artwork :)
Characters: Erestor/Glorfindel, Sauron, Elrond, Nienna, Joseph Stalin, Orcs, Easterlings, Various OFCs, Manwe, Namo.
Archive: OEAM, AO3, Faerie.
Author’s Note: Thank you to ignoblebard for reading the drafts.
The Russian part of this story was researched using web sources and several books, detailing personal memories and historical perspectives - any errors are mine alone.
Summary: Erestor was raised by Sauron to be a good soldier and a good son but after a devastating betrayal, Erestor is determined to get his revenge... no matter how long it takes.
Thousands of years later Erestor has found his quarry and confronts him in an explosive battle to the death.













Nemesis
by
Chaotic_Binky













“And as the captains gazed south to the Land of Mordor, it seemed to them that, black against the pall of cloud, there rose a huge shape of shadow, impenetrable, lightning-crowned, filling all the sky. Enormous it reared above the world, and stretched out towards them a vast threatening hand, terrible but impotent: for even as it leaned over them, a great wind took it, and it was all blown away, and passed; and then a hush fell.”

Those who watched knew in their hearts that Sauron was gone forever, never again to exist in the lands of Middle-earth, his power vanquished, and his spirit scattered by Lord Manwë's winds to the four corners of the earth. Their hearts gladdened to the certainty that he could never reform. They had won the war and peace would be everlasting. But they were wrong.

Of their number, only one elf was not so easily fooled, for he knew the enemy better than anyone.

Hope was all he had left, but even that was in short supply...
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October 19th, 2016


nuinzilien
06:42 pm - 2016 OEAM Big Bang: Shall We Play a Game? (The Hobbit)


Title: Shall We Play A Game?
Author: Nuinzilien
Type: Thranduil/Kili Romance
Rating: soft R
Disclaimer: I do not own them, nor do I profit from their use.
Warnings: Slash, Referenced/Implied Father-Son Incest, Non-Graphic Violence
Beta: Alexcat
Artist: Elladan's Girl
Characters: Thranduil, Kili, Legolas, Tauriel, Thorin & Company
Archive: OEAM, Ao3
Author’s Note: This is a prequel to my story On the Courting Habits of Dwarves and Elves
Spoilers: None that I know of (unless you haven't watched the Hobbit movies)
Summary: Thranduil has a pack of dwarves in his dungeons, one lost in his forest, and war on the horizon. The last thing he expected was to have his eye caught by a prisoner with more sass than sense.
Current Mood: accomplished
Current Music: Love Shack - B52's

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October 17th, 2016


alexcat
10:41 am - 2016 OEAM Big Bang: Dawn of Hope (Star Wars)
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Title: Dawn of Hope
Author: alexcat
Type: General
Rating: G
Disclaimer: I do not own them, nor do I profit from their use.
Warnings:
Beta: Larry
Artist: Wendy Game
Characters: Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Owen Lars, Beru Lars, Biggs Darklighter
Archive: OEAM, Ao3
Author’s Note: *See below
Spoilers: Not really
Summary: The story of Luke Skywlaker's childhood.

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*Notes:

Thanks to Larry for the beta read. Thanks to Wendy Game for the wonderful cover.

Just a few little explanations and such:

Some things are from Canon and some are from what Disney now calls Legend.

A T-16 Skyhopper looks like the toy flyer that Luke is playing with at the first of A New Hope, but for our purposes, it is smaller, sleeker, more like a land rocket.

Luke’s pals were all in A New Hope originally but were cut before release. You can see them if you go to Youtube and search for Star Wars: A New Hope deleted scenes. You can also see more of Tatooine.

Most of the Luke stories are made up though the bit about water thieves is based on a Golden Book tale of Luke as a child.

There is no Zahn Range on Tatooine, but my own nod to Timothy Zahn, the Star Wars novelist who gave us the Thrawn trilogy. Grand Admiral Thrawn was such a wonderful character that Disney kept him when they threw out the rich canvas of Star Wars canon already created.

Thanks to George Lucas, for saving my life with your Jedi more times than I can count.

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October 16th, 2016


zeedrippyvessel
12:27 am - The Wraith in the Mist
My OEAM Big Bang 2016 can be found in its entirity HERE!

http://zeedrippyvessel.dreamwidth.org/97287.html

If all in one sitting will hurt your butt, it will go up chapter style on Sundays at:

Of Elves and Men
Archive of Our Own
Open Scrolls
FFnet
Fairie
Of Elves and Men Yahoo
Haldir Lovers Yahoo
Little Balrog Yahoo
Halla Quenta Yahoo
ZeesMuse Word Press Blog

Dwalin goes on a walkabout. He takes with him, a rather interesting companion. Rated PG for mild language.
Current Location: Coast of Georgia
Current Mood: contentcontent
Current Music: Billy Joel's Somewhere Down the Line

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October 6th, 2016


alexcat
04:09 pm - Posting dates and such.
At my last count, we had 10 writers still in. We will begin posting on Sunday October 16 and go through Oct. 22. Two per day. You post them to ao3, then add them to the collection OEAM_Big_Bang there then post a link here on this community so we can find it!
Sign up here:

Oct. 16 -
zeedrippyvessel

Oct. 17 -
alexcat
Oct. 18 -

Oct. 19 -
nuinzilien

Oct. 20 -
chaotic_binky

Oct. 21 -
elladansgirl

Oct. 22 -
lackam
larienelengasse

Oct. 23 -
keiliss

***Edited to add 2 more days for posting.

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September 18th, 2016


alexcat
01:09 pm - TO ALL WRITERS, ARTISTS AND BETAS: Extension and newsiness!
This summer has gotten by me way too quickly and by that, I mean that my OEAM Big Bang is NOT DONE yet! Soooooo... I am going to postpone posting them until October 15. That will give you all a chance to get more revisions and such or to finish the damned thing like me. When you read this, answer so I know you got it! All set with betas and artists? If not, contact them and me both so we can get you sorted.

Good luck, my pretties!

Alex!

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July 31st, 2016


alexcat
04:15 pm - Are you done yet?
Today is the day you're supposed to be done. Are you? I'm not. Let's not sweat it yet though. Since we actually have a very small group doing this, I think this gives us some extra time. We have 2 months from tomorrow until posting day starts. Most of us should be well on our way with ideas and with some of the writing. I think you all should be sorted with a beta AND an artist at this time. If not, let me know and we'll figure it out.


Sooo here is how it's going to go:


Since we do have our betas and artists already, I am going to let you work up until posting time. I will be letting you choose your day to post by the end of August. I will, however, need you to keep in touch here so we know that we are all on the same page. I will post an update/checkin thread every week and if you've got issues or just want some encouragement, that's the place to put them.


This is this week's update.


So how is it going and are we all sorted out now?


Alex

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July 18th, 2016


alexcat
06:56 pm - Help needed
HI all,

We need some help for the 2016 OEAM Big Bang.

We have 11 writers still in. We have only one artist signed up so far and I think she will do two, if need be but that still leaves us 7-8 artists. If you are an artist of any kind, please consider signing up. Your work does not have to be elaborate; it just needs to please the writer. It can be hand drawn, digital work or graphics. All work. Go here to look over the summaries: http://oeam-bigbang.livejournal.com/44960.html?view=268960#t268960

These people have artists:
Weeping Naiad
Lackam
ZeeDrippyVessel
Red Lasbelin

If you want to sign up, go here: http://oeam-bigbang.livejournal.com/47522.html Please tell us which writer you want to work with. (And maybe a second choice).

We also need around 5 beta readers. The link in the 2nd paragraph will take you to the authors and summaries.

These people have betas:
Weeping Naiad
ElladansGirl
Keiliss
Chaotic_Binky
ZeeDrippyVessel
Larienelengasse
Nuinzilien
Red Lasbelin

If you want to sign up to beta, go here: http://oeam-bigbang.livejournal.com/46109.html Please tell us which writer you want to work with and again, maybe a second choice.

Thank you all so much!

Alex

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July 17th, 2016


alexcat
06:08 pm - So tell me again, who needs a beta?
I am wrangling the list here and I need to know how many betas I need and will any of you beta for other writers?

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alexcat
03:14 pm - PLEASE READ! Still needing to check in and other IMPORTANT STUFF!
Okay... we need check-ins from these people:
zeedrippyvessel
red_lasbelin
chaotic_binky

I know Binky said she was nearly done but I need to hear from the other two.

We need some more artists! If you know any0one, send them our way and if you can do art, please sign up for it.
http://oeam-bigbang.livejournal.com/47522.html


This is the rest of the schedule:
July 1 – July 31, 2016 – Artist signups
July 31, 2016 – Writing time ends, sign up for posting day.
August 15, 2016 – Drafts due to mods for distribution to artists
August 16, 2016 – Editing
September 15, 2016 – Beta’d stories due
October 1, 2016 – All work should be done and posting will begin

I am thinking that as along as you can work out things with your beta and your artist, then you can use the time up until posting day to write, BUT we still need some progress reports as we go along. I think we have 11 people still in. I need to know who has a beta or who needs one, if you have an artist or are doing your own or of we need to find you one.

I will be sending this one out to all participants as well.

Alex

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July 1st, 2016


alexcat
08:18 pm - Third MANDATORY Check in!
Are you in? Let us know! '
Also, you need to choose your fandom if you haven't and you need to post a summary on your signup here: http://oeam-bigbang.livejournal.com/44960.html

Your story needs to be done by July 31 or done enough that an artist can read what you've got in order to do some artwork for you,.

Posting begins October 1st.

Alex

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alexcat
08:14 pm - Artist Sign ups are here!
This is the place you sign up to do Big Bang Art! Signup's go through the end of the month! If you know someone who would be good at this, get them to sign up. If you do your own art, sign up. If you have your own artist, they need to sign up as well.

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June 20th, 2016


alexcat
09:32 pm - These people need to check in!!!!
Time's up! In or out?
zeedrippyvessel
larienelengasse
red_lasbelin
nuinzilien

Check in ASAP!

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June 3rd, 2016


alexcat
09:32 am - 2nd mandatory check in
Check in here so I know you're still with us! Let me know by June 20 or we'll consider you defaulted.

How's it going? Need any help?

We could use some beta readers - sign ups are open until July 31. Go here: http://oeam-bigbang.livejournal.com/46109.html

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May 16th, 2016


alexcat
11:56 pm - These folks need to check in!
First mandatory checkin is past and these people do need to check in!

zeedrippyvessel
weepingnaiad

Just post here and let us know that you're in or not and how it's going: http://oeam-bigbang.livejournal.com/46003.html

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alexcat
11:46 pm - Snippet Post
Here is the place to post a snippet of your story! This post will remain open so you can add one anytime.

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