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Hornblower Remix Challenge [Feb. 10th, 2011|02:37 pm]
Better than a Wife


Announcing the following_sea Hornblower Remix Challenge! Because Mr Bush deserves to play too...

What is a Remix?

In this ficathon, you will take a fanwork produced by somebody else and re-imagine it. You might change the POV, mood or dialogue, or you might turn a fic into a poem, fanvid or piece of art. Or vice versa, perhaps that fanvid might inspire you to write a story? You should keep the basic plot and pairing of the original though; otherwise, you're writing a new story, not remixing. The idea is to creatively play in your partner's "canon" to expose some new perspective in their work, while still respecting the basics of the original.

For example if an author wrote a fic from Horatio's perspective where Horatio, Archie, and Bush went on a mission, you could rewrite it from Bush's point of view, which should be very different from Horatio's. Just compare Lieutenant Hornblower to Hornblower and the Hotspur!

How does it work?

Sign up at the hornblowerremix comm sign up post here and tell us where to find your fics, art or videos along with any preferences or restrictions you may have. We will assign each of you to remix the work of another participant. You then look at that person's body of work and select one piece to remix. These remixed versions will be posted to the comm on the deadline day.

Sounds great! When's the deadline?

If you'd like to play please sign up on the comm by the 28th of February and we will assign a partner for you to remix by the 14th of March. The deadline for contributions to be submitted is the 4th of July. If you have any quesitons or queries about this challenge please don't hesitate to contact mylodon or anteros_lmc

Here's looking forward to some fabulous remixes!

Cross posted to anything_aos, following_sea and various other comms. Also many thanks to nolivingman who wrote the original remix guidelines.