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10 September 2018 @ 08:45 pm

What is Public Call?

Public Call is a secret santa fic exchange for Doctor Who and its various related fandoms, run for the fifth time this year through LJ, DW and AO3. Participants sign up to write a story of at least 1,000 words involving a relationship between two or more characters of the Whoniverse someone else has requested. In return, they receive a story of at least 1,000 words with a relationship they have requested.

All Whovian canons are welcome, from the TV show to the novels to The Curse of Fatal Death. RPF, however, is not included, and non-Whoniverse canon crossovers can't be nominated or matched on.

"Relationship" encompasses all kinds of relationships, from familial to friendship to romance, from platonic to explicitly sexual etc. (Writers are free to write any relationship as a pairing/moresome or as gen. More details below.)

The Schedule & the Gist

  • Nominations, 16th - 30th September: nominate up to 15 relationships.

  • Sign-ups, 3rd - 17th October: request 3 to 15 relationships, offer 3 to 20. (One each must be New Who and/or Torchwood.)

  • Assignments, sent by 20th October: check your email!

  • Writing period: write at least 1,000 words for a relationship your recipient requested.

  • Deadline, 25th November: upload your story by the deadline.

  • Posting period, starting 1st December: read along as stories are gradually revealed during December.

Detailed Rules and FAQ

(inspired by yuletide and rarepairfest)

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NominationsCollapse )

Sign-upsCollapse )

Matching, Assignments, and WritingCollapse )

Deadline, Extensions and Dropping out (Defaulting)Collapse )

Pinch-hittingCollapse )

Posting PeriodCollapse )

TreatsCollapse )

Any more questions, just comment here or email us at publiccall.exchange@gmail.com :)