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18th-Feb-2007 09:00 pm - drabble prompt #10
Bobo
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This post will close to drabbles Wednesday and the next prompt will be posted then.

Prompt #10: a little something different for this one - poetry! This can be the subject of your drabble, as with the previous prompts, or you can write a poetic drabble.

We're entering the last stretch in terms of drabbles (after this, only one more prompt to go), so get writing! :D

Writing for this prompt is now closed. Please vote for these drabbles over at the voting post.
18th-Feb-2007 08:57 pm - prompt #9 voting
Bobo
Beneath the cut is the poll for voting on the drabbles for prompt #9 - adventure! Looks like the genfic bunnies carried you guys away with this one...

Voting for this prompt is now closed.

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14th-Feb-2007 09:56 pm - drabble prompt #9
Bobo
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This post will close to drabbles Sunday and the next prompt will be posted then.

Prompt #9: adventure

Writing for this prompt is now closed. Please vote for these over at the voting post.
14th-Feb-2007 09:53 pm - voting for prompt #8
Bobo
Beneath the cut is the voting poll for drabble prompt #8 - dreams! Please choose the drabbles you thought were the best on the criteria of your choice.

Voting is closed for this prompt.

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12th-Feb-2007 03:37 pm - Mod Post: Deadline Reminder
triatharon
::taps the mic:: Is this thing on?

Hey, folks. I've been a rather inattentive mod lately--who wouldn't be, when marginaliana is doing such a fabulous job picking up the slack? But it's getting to be that time again, where I actually have to do my job.

This is a reminder that the official deadline for fic submissions is Wednesday, February 21. This means we want your completed fic in our inbox (triatharon.mod@gmail.com) on that date. If you think you're going to need more time than that, for some reason, please let us moderators know ASAP so we can work out an extension.

Sadly, we've already had two writers drop out of the fest. If you don't believe you'll be able to complete your fic at all, please let us moderators know as soon as possible so that we can set our doughty pinch hitters into motion.

I hope everyone is having a fabuluous time writing their fics and writing drabbles. Looking forward to the first of March!
11th-Feb-2007 08:00 pm - drabble prompt #8
Bobo
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This post will close to drabbles Wednesday and the next prompt will be posted then.

Prompt #8: dreams

Writing for this prompt is now closed. Please vote for these drabbles over at the voting post.
11th-Feb-2007 07:56 pm - voting for prompt #7
Bobo
Beneath the cut is the voting poll for drabble prompt #7 - photograph! Please choose the drabbles you thought were the best on the criteria of your choice.

Voting for this prompt is now closed.

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7th-Feb-2007 10:18 pm - drabble prompt #7
Bobo
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This post will close to drabbles Sunday and the next prompt will be posted then.

Prompt #7: photograph

Writing for this prompt is now closed. Please vote for these drabbles over at the voting post.
7th-Feb-2007 10:15 pm - drabble prompt #6 voting
Bobo
Beneath the cut is the voting poll for drabble prompt #6 - teaching! Please choose the drabbles you thought were the best on the criteria of your choice.

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4th-Feb-2007 10:22 pm - drabble prompt #6
Bobo
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This post will close to drabbles Wednesday and the next prompt will be posted then. Currently in the point lead for drabbles we have Team Gen, followed closely by Team Slash and then Team Het.

Prompt #6: teaching

Writing for this prompt is now closed. Please vote for these drabbles over at the voting post.
4th-Feb-2007 10:12 pm - prompt #5 voting
Bobo
Beneath the cut is the voting poll for drabble prompt #5 - firewhisky! Please choose the drabbles you thought were the best on the criteria of your choice.

Voting for this poll is now closed.

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31st-Jan-2007 10:04 pm - drabble prompt #5
Bobo
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This post will close to drabbles Sunday and the next prompt will be posted then.

Prompt #5: firewhisky

Writing for this prompt is now closed. Please vote for these drabbles over at the voting post.
31st-Jan-2007 09:57 pm - drabble prompt #4 voting
Bobo
Beneath the cut is the voting poll for drabble prompt #4 - garden gnomes! Please choose the drabbles you thought were the best on the criteria of your choice.

Voting for this poll is now closed.

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28th-Jan-2007 10:56 pm - Drabble prompt #4
Bobo
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This post will close to drabbles Wednesday and the next prompt will be posted then. Based on the voting for the first two prompts, Team Slash is in the lead, followed by Team Gen and Team Het.

Prompt #4: garden gnomes

Writing for this prompt is now closed. Please vote for these drabbles over at the voting post.
28th-Jan-2007 10:52 pm - Drabble Prompt #3 voting
Bobo
Beneath the cut is the voting poll for drabble prompt #3 - pretend! There were some amazing drabbles for this prompt! Please choose the drabbles you thought were the best on the criteria of your choice.

Voting for this prompt is now closed.

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24th-Jan-2007 11:48 pm - Drabble Prompt #3
Bobo
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This post will close to drabbles Sunday and the next prompt will be posted then.

Prompt #3: pretend

Writing for this prompt is now closed. You can vote on these drabbles over at the voting post.
24th-Jan-2007 11:40 pm - Drabble Prompt #2 Voting!
Bobo
Beneath the cut is the voting poll for drabble prompt #2 - disco ball! Please choose the drabbles you thought were the best on the criteria of your choice. Thanks to all our drabblers!

Voting for prompt 2 is now closed.

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22nd-Jan-2007 10:19 am - Drabble Prompt #2
Bobo
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This post will close to drabbles on Wednesday (late in the day, since this one's late going up) at which point the next prompt will be posted.

Prompt #2: disco ball

Drabbling for this prompt is now closed! You can vote on the drabbles at the voting post.
22nd-Jan-2007 10:00 am - Drabble Prompt #1 Voting!
Bobo
Beneath the cut is the voting poll for drabble prompt #1 - broomstick! Please choose the drabbles you thought were the best on the criteria of your choice. Thanks to all our drabblers and sorry I'm late with the poll and new prompt.

Voting for prompt #1 is now closed!

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17th-Jan-2007 09:21 am - Drabble prompt #1
Bobo
Hello all ye Ron lovers! Now that the team list and assignments are up, it's tiiiiiiiiiime for drabbles!

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The next prompt will go up on Sunday at which point this post will be closed to new drabbles. With all that in mind, let's get drabbling! I am so excited to see all the fabulous drabbles I'm sure you'll create.

Prompt #1: broomstick

Drabbling for this prompt is now closed! You can vote on the drabbles at the voting post.
17th-Jan-2007 06:21 am - Mod Post: Prompt Assignments!
triatharon
Under the cut is a table with the prompt assignments for each writer!

Prompts were assigned randomly. At some point today, each writer will receive an email from us with their specific prompt, in addition to the table. Please let us know if you notice any errors in the table! I'd like to resolve any difficulties with prompts as soon as possible.

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A quick comment about prompts: If you're not happy with your prompt assignment, you are free to switch with a teammate. We only ask that you notify the mods so we can keep track of who is writing what.

If you need a reminder about the requirements for a fic, check out the FAQ again.

Ready...set...WRITE!
16th-Jan-2007 09:48 am - Complete Team Assignments!
triatharon
Ladies and gentlebeings, under the cut are the final team assignments for the TriathaRon!

I want to say that I'm very excited about these teams--there are a good mix of veteran writers and new people. I'm sorry that some very worthy writers who signed up were not chosen, but I hope you will all consider writing in the drabble-a-thon that starts tomorrow!

If you're curious about how the teams were chosen: I used a program called Inspiration Pad Pro to generate the right number of random picks for each team, weighted slightly towards everyone's first choice from their sign-up message. If you object to your team assignment in any way (ie you decide you really can't write gen after all, or you don't want to be a pinch hitter anymore) please let us know right away so that a substitute can be found!

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15th-Jan-2007 12:02 pm - Mod Post: Sign-Ups are Now Closed
triatharon
The open sign-up period is now closed. I'd like to that the 38 people who put their names in the hat! The final rosters will be chosen randomly, and will be posted to the community tomorrow.
11th-Jan-2007 12:23 pm - Open Sign-Ups
triatharon

The Sign-Up Post



This is the post where you must comment in order to sign up for the remaining team positions available. You can view the current rosters here. There are eight writer positions open for Team Gen, five for Team Slash and four for Team Het; there are also nine pinch-hitter positions available, three per team.

What do I do to sign up?

Reply to his post with the following:

You LJ name
Your email
Your preferred team
Are you willing to be a pinch hitter? (Y/N)


If you'd be willing to write for more than one team, please put them in order of preference (first choice first).

Okay, when can I comment?

I'm going to enable commenting on this post on Friday, January 12 at noon CST (6 PM GMT). You will have until Monday, January 15 at noon CST to apply.

How will you pick who writes?

For the sake of fairness, we will select the teams randomly after sign-ups close on Monday. If you sign up but are not selected to write this year, you can still participate in the drabble-a-thon.

When will the final rosters be announced?

I'll post the final rosters on Tuesday, January 16. All authors will be emailed on that day as well, to ensure they're notified.

Comments on this post are now disabled. The sign-up period is over.
10th-Jan-2007 09:30 pm(no subject)
Autumn leaves
Hey gang! Since my name is the first on the list, I went ahead and set up a comm for Team Slash

Go to ron_goes_slash and join up, Team Slash. It'll be our own small place in the universe to plot and give each other needed support to sustain us through this competition.

Woo-Hoo! Go Team Slash. Let's write some wonderful stories about Ron gettin' it on, slashy style.

*slinks away*
10th-Jan-2007 05:16 pm - Let the Games Begin!
triatharon

Welcome to the First Running of the TriathaRon!



The TriathaRon is a new Ron-centric ficathon based in part on the model of snarry_games. Teams of Het, Gen and Slash writers will be pitted against each other in a friendly competition over one Ronald Billius Weasley. Because there can never be to much Ron love!

We have invited almost thirty of the fandom's best Ron writers to participate; the current team roster is here. But these aren't the only people who will be writing with us this year. Open sign-ups for the remaining team slots will begin on Friday, January 12 at 6pm GMT. Watch the community for more information!

The anticipated fest timeline:

January 12-15: Open sign-ups
January 16: Final team rosters posted
January 17: Prompts assigned
February 21: All fics are due to the Mods
March 1-15: Fics will be posted
March 19: The winners are announced!

For complete rules of the game, check out our FAQ post.

And lest you wonder what you're supposed to do if you're not part of a team...fear not! Moderator marginaliana will be refereeing a drabble-a-thon for our community watchers as we await the wonderful Ron fics to come. The details are here.

Under the cut are some graphics and icons for anyone to use--not just our players--to promote the TriathaRon. Please do not hotlink these images; right-click and save to your own media.

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For more information, please contact us at triatharon.mod (AT) gmail (dot) com!

Sincerely,
Mad Maudlin
Marginaliana
Tarie
(The Mods)
9th-Jan-2007 07:04 pm(no subject)
Maple
*proves I am capable of copying shocolate*

I went and created ron_can_gen for our tiny, ickle Team Gen.

I We may want to gab and wibble about our fics, particularly those of us who are accustomed to writing a Ron who uses his bits well and often. I have invited all of you currently on Team Gen. Please come over and play!
10th-Jan-2007 01:09 am - Team Het!!!
you're supposed to stroke it
I hope that this is allowed, darling mods....

I have created a comm called ron_tries_het, where Team Het members can generally hang out, help each other with tricky questions like 'how many breasts does a woman have?', swap prompts, cry on shoulders, adore Ron, etc....

I have invited everyone already on the team, so just come and join.....
9th-Jan-2007 12:01 pm - Team Rosters
chambers
Here are the teams for the inaugural running of the Triatha-Ron!

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Also, there are a couple of communities for team members: Team Het has ron_tries_het, Team Slash has ron_goes_slash and Team Gen has ron_can_gen. Please note, though, that these communities aren't an official capacity and the TriathaRon mods do not have any control over them.

Please contact the mods if:

*You are unhappy with your team assignment and wish to switch
*You no longer wish to play
*You notice any other errors in the table

The emply slots will be filled by open sign-ups starting Friday, January 12.
25th-Dec-2006 09:20 pm - Mod post: FAQ
chambers

The Triatha-Ron FAQ



We'd like to start by answering a few questions about our ficathon. This information is subject to change and will be continually updated as the start date of the fest approaches. Please watch this space!

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Where can we ask more questions?

The official e-mail for the fest is triatharon.mod@gmail.com. You can direct any questions there, and one of the moderators will happily answer your question.

Regards,

Mad Maudlin
Marginaliana
Tarie
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