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2 days left until sign ups close on the 30th. This post has more information about signing up and the sign up summary has a list of what fandoms have been requested so far.

Spread the news and tell a friend!

Useful Links
Not Prime Time 2017 (with schedule) | Prime Time Madness 2017
Frequently Asked Questions | AO3 exchange faq for participants | Pinch Hitting faq
2017 nominations
Dear Prime Time Player on DW
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I'll be revealing requests on AO3 tomorrow, so if you haven't updated your sign up with your optional details yet and you plan to do so, now might be the time.

Sign ups are open and will close on April 30th.

Useful Links
Not Prime Time 2017 (with schedule) | Prime Time Madness 2017
Frequently Asked Questions | AO3 exchange faq for participants | Pinch Hitting faq
2017 nominations
Dear Prime Time Player on DW
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Here is the sign up form. Sign ups close April 30th.

2017 tag set
Dear Prime Time Player letters On DW (optional)

Requests

You can request a minimum of 3, up to 6 fandoms. You may request up to 8 relationships. All fandoms must be unique (cannot be requested more than once).

If you are typing in a nominated relationship, but it is not autofilling, you can copy/paste the relationship name from the tag set onto the sign up form.

Dear Prime Time Player Letter URL: If you want to leave the URL to your Dear Prime Time Player letter, this is the place to do so.

Optional Details: Optional details are optional, however, if you want to give your writer ideas, this is the place to do it, whether you write a letter or not. I highly recommend that you add in bare minimum optional details such as likes/dislikes.

Offers

You must offer a minimum of 3 fandoms, maximum of 10. You may offer up to 10 relationships per fandom or offer Any. All fandoms must be unique (cannot be requested more than once).

Don't forget to request/offer fandoms you want. If you're lukewarm about a fandom, don't request it. Chances are this will be the fandom you receive.

If you are typing in a nominated relationship, but it is not autofilling, you can copy/paste the relationship name from the tag set onto the sign up form.

Once at least five people have signed up, you'll be able to keep track of current request/offer numbers via the signup summary.

In regards to crelationship matching, the challenge's Minimum Number to Match is set to 1 Request, 1 Fandom, and 1 Relationship. Matching is based off OR, not AND.

You may edit your sign up form until sign ups close on the 30th. Requests will be revealed halfway through sign ups.

I may have to email participants and I do this through the email associated with your AO3 account. Please make sure to check this email when sign ups close in case I have to contact you about matching. Otherwise I will delete your sign up.

Useful Links
Not Prime Time 2017 (with schedule) | Prime Time Madness 2017
Frequently Asked Questions | AO3 exchange faq for participants | Pinch Hitting faq
2017 nominations
Dear Prime Time Player on DW
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Nominations are now over. Corrections will run until Monday, April 18th and sign ups will open on the 19th.

Do you see duplicate relationships? A character in a relationship tag that doesn't belong in a fandom due to traveling bug? Relationships that were nominated/approved but aren't showing up? Discrepancies on fandoms/relationships that were approved? Something else concerning the tag set? Let me know within the comments below so I can fix it.

*Some fandoms will be in two different categories (TV and Books, as an example). That's a wrangling issue, so you can ignore that.

2017 nominations.

There are plenty of relationships left that need to be approved/rejected, but I should be able to finish that up by tomorrow.

Relationships:
Clark Kent/Kryptonian Tentacle Creature
-Is the Kryptonian Tentacle Creature this Shoggoth or something else? Let me know so I can approve it!

Fandoms:
Homicide: Life on the Street
Iron Fist (TV)
iZombie (TV)
Rectify (TV)
The Goblin Emperor - Katherine Addison

These fandoms are under the minimum amount on either AO3 or FFN. Is there another place that has more?
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There is 1 more day left for Not Prime Time's nominations! If you haven't nominated your fandoms or relationships (platonic or romantic) yet, you still have time.

If your fandom has been approved, but you're still waiting on your relationship tags to be approved, either I can't see it on my panel just yet or I just haven't gotten to it. They will be sorted before corrections are over, if not earlier.

2017 Schedule
April 5 to 15 - Nominations
April 15 to 18 - Corrections
April 19 to 30 - Sign ups
May 3 - Assignments go out by the latest
May 5 - Madness collection and prompts open
July 3 - Stories due
July 11 - Main collection goes live
July 12 - Madness collection goes live
July 14 - Author reveals

Links:
-Nominations are open
-2017 NPT tag set
-Frequently Asked Questions
-Not Prime Time on dreamwidth and tumblr.
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There are 3 more days left for Not Prime Time's nominations! If you haven't nominated your fandoms or relationships (platonic or romantic) yet, you still have time.

2017 Schedule
April 5 to 15 - Nominations
April 15 to 18 - Corrections
April 19 to 30 - Sign ups
May 3 - Assignments go out by the latest
May 5 - Madness collection and prompts open
July 3 - Stories due
July 11 - Main collection goes live
July 12 - Madness collection goes live
July 14 - Author reveals

Links:
-Nominations are open
-2017 NPT tag set
-Frequently Asked Questions
-Not Prime Time on dreamwidth and tumblr.
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Relationships:
-To those who nominated any Character/Original Character or Character/Others, please change your relationship nomination to something else. If you've nominated a threesome/moresome tag that isn't canonical on AO3, please change it to something else.


Fandoms:
Bob's Burgers (Cartoon)
I only found 126 works on AO3 for this fandom and 214 works on FFN. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

Dracula - Bram Stroker
I only found 158 fics (work 1k words in English) on AO3 and 202 works on FFN. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

Killjoys (TV)
I only found 173 works on AO3 and 43 works on FFN. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

Nanatsu no Taizai | The Seven Deadly Sins
I only found 156 works on AO3 for this fandom and 573 works on FFN. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

If anyone sees any relationship tags that shouldn't be in a particular fandom (example: crossover pairings or a character that doesn't exist in said fandom) or errors in a relationship tag, please let me know.
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Relationships:
-To those who nominated any Character/Original Character or Character/Others, please change your relationship nomination to something else or it'll get rejected.

Melinda May & Natasha Romanov
-This is technically a crossover pairing because Natasha hasn't appeared on Agents of SHIELD, so please change your nomination to something else.

Furiad (Dominion)/Gabriel (Dominion & Legion)
Gabriel & Lucifer & Michael (Dominion & Legion)
-Are these crossover pairings or do these characters all show up in Dominion (TV)?

Jack & None
-Which Jack is this?

Maria DeLuca & Alex Whitman & Liz Parker
-This doesn't look like a canonical AO3 tag in Roswell (TV), please change your nomination to something else.

Deanna Troi & William Riker & Worf
-This doens't look like a canonical AO3 tag in Star Trek: The Next Generation, please change your nomination to something else.

Reginald Barclay/Male Holocharacter
-Is the Male Holocharacter a specific character?

Wynonna Earp & Waverly Earp & Xavier Dolls
-This doesn't look like a canonical AO3 tag in Wynonna Earp (TV), please change your nomination to something else.

Fandoms:
Blue Bloods (TV)
I only found 181 works on AO3 for this fandom and 962 works on FFN. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

Chicago Med
I only found 115 works on AO3 for this fandom and 96 works on FFN. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

Elfquest
I only found 168 fics (over 1k words in English) on AO3 and 416 works on FFN. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

Murdoch Mysteries
I only found 115 works on AO3 and 564 works on FFN. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

Reba (TV)
I only found 14 works on AO3 and 757 works on FFN. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

The Facts of Life
I only found 78 works on AO3 and 177 works on FFN. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

If anyone sees any relationship tags that shouldn't be in a particular fandom (example: crossover pairings or a character that doesn't exist in said fandom) or errors in a relationship tag, please let me know.
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Relationships:
-To those who nominated any Character/Original Character, please change your relationship nomination to something else.

Eddie Thawne/Caitlin Snow | Killer Frost
-Is the Killer Frost version of Caitlin the Earth-2 version or is "Caitlin Snow/Eddie Thawne" okay?

Eddie Thawne/Eobard Thawne
-Is this "Eddie Thawne/Harrison Wells | Eobard Thawne"?

H.R. Wells/Wally West
-Is this "Earth-19 Harrison Wells/Wally West"?

Sigrun Eide/"No-Arms"
-Can you provide evidence of "No-Arms" in the Stand Still Stay Silent canon?

The Rowdy 3 - Relationship
-Did you mean "The Rowdy 3 & None"?

Peggy Carter & Phil Coulson
-Phil Coulson wasn't in Agent Carter (TV) and NPT doesn't do crossovers, so please change your nomination to something else. Agents of SHIELD hasn't been nominated yet, but this relationship tag can be nominated under that fandom if you want to shift it over there.

Phil Coulson/Root | Samantha Groves
-Phil Coulson wasn't in Person of Interest (TV) and NPT doesn't do crossovers, so please change your nomination to something else.

Lando Calrissian/Leia Organa/Luke Skywalker
-It doesn't look like this threesome tag is AO3 canonical, so please change your nomination to something else.

Mary Queen of Scots/James Earl of Moray
-Can you provide evidence of James Earl of Moray in Reign (TV) canon or does he go by another name?

Fandoms:
Genghis Khan - Miike Snow (Music Video)
I only found 45 works on AO3 for this fandom. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

Kindred: The Embraced
I only found 29 works on AO3 for this fandom and 125 works on FFN. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

Rome (TV 2005)
I only found 182 words on AO3 for this fandom and 101 works on FFN. Is there another place that has more? If not, please change your nomination.

X-Men (Movieverse)
Last year the X-Men movies were split and can be split this year into X-Men (Alternate Timeline Movies) and X-Men (Original Timeline Movies). Is that okay or did people who wanted to request in this fandom want both timelines together? Please let me know.

If anyone sees any relationship tags that shouldn't be in a particular fandom (example: crossover pairings or a character that doesn't exist in said fandom), please let me know.
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Nomination Form

Nominations run from April 5th until the 15th. You're able to nominate up to 7 fandoms and for each fandom, up to 12 platonic and/or romantic relationships (& or /). The fandoms must be medium sized fandoms (unless it's an RPF fandom or movie fandom which means it can also be a much smaller fandom). Please nominate fandoms that you are intending to request or offer. The eligibility rules are here.

You must have an AO3 account to use the nomination form. If you need an invitation, please contact us at notprimetime@gmail.com.

You can see the nomination tag set here to see what has been approved.

Note: Fandoms will be the first things approved. Relationship approvals will be much slower. Approved fandoms and relationships will be visible during nominations. The panel for approving fandoms and tags is finite, so I cannot see everything that people nominate. If you are wondering why Fandom X or Relationship Y is taking forever to be approved, it might be because I cannot see it on the panel due to other fandoms and relationships taking up that space.

Please use AO3 canonical fandom and relationship tags as much as possible. Those are the ones that get approved first and the AO3 canonical names are what we are using. If, as an example, you want to nominate 'El Gato/Sue Johnson' the relationship but AO3 has 'Sue Johnson/Juan "El Gato" Rodriguez' as the canonical, the tag set will use the latter.

If anyone nominates a fandom from the megafandom list, it will be flat out rejected. People who accidentally nominate too small fandoms will have a chance to change their nominations until the next clarification post.

When asking for clarifications, if I don't receive information by the next posting, that fandom or relationship will be rejected from the tag set. Please keep an eye out for clarification posts.

More about nominations below )
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2017 Schedule
April 5 to 15 - Nominations
April 15 to 18 - Corrections
April 19 to 30 - Sign ups
May 3 - Assignments go out by the latest
May 5 - Madness collection and prompts open
July 3 - Stories due
July 11 - Main collection goes live
July 12 - Madness collection goes live
July 14 - Author reveals

The new changes are as follows:

1) Announcements will no longer be on LJ, just the DW comm.

2) Nominations will be through platonic or romantic (/ or &) relationships instead of characters. That means matching will be done through OR matching and not AND matching.

3) If you want to nominate a single character, you can do so through nominating 'Character & None' as a tag (ie Derek Hale & None). Three or moresomes will be allowed if they're already AO3 canonical tags.

4) You can request minimum of 1 relationship and a maximum of 8 relationships in each fandom. You can no longer request Any, however you can still offer Any.

5) Requests will be visible midway through signups. The anonymous author period will be shorter as well.

See everyone in a month for nominations!
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This is Not Prime Time's fifth year running. With this year's round at a close, here's an opportunity for you to say know what you liked, what you didn't like, what you'd like to change, etc for next year's round. There's no guarantee everything suggested will be implemented, but everything will be read and thought about. Anonymous commenting is allowed.

Individual comments won't be responded to, though there will be a reply if someone asks a question.

Hiatus Resolution collection is open for both previous participants and non-participants who want to write completed fics over a thousand words. Here is 2016's requests in a txt file. If you don't have a particular person you want to write to, there is always gifting to NPT_Producer.
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Not Prime Time 2016 and Prime Time Madness 2016 are officially over and authors have been revealed. You may now respond to your comments if you haven't already done so via anonymous author replies. :)

I'd like to thank everyone who helped make Not Prime Time a success - from the lurkers to the participants and our pinch hitters to the readers and back again. I finally have a break from studying, so today is going to be my day of finally reading fics that weren't my gifts. I'm excited! :D

Feedback post will be posted either today or tomorrow.
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The Prime Time Madness 2016 collection is open. You can scroll through all the works and use the sorting buttons to find what you are looking for (by title, date updated, word count, hits - both by highest and lowest, etc). If you are looking for something specific, there is also searching by tags.

Writers, either you can hold off on replying back to comments until after author reveals on July 16th or you can choose to use the option of anonymous creator replies which are turned on until reveals.

Useful Links
Not Prime Time 2016 (with schedule) | Prime Time Madness 2016
Frequently Asked Questions | AO3 exchange faq for participants | Pinch Hitting faq
2016 tag set
Dear Prime Time Player on LJ | on DW
Requests in a txt file | Requests on AO3
How to upload (and default) (2015 examples)
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The stories are up and raring to be read at Not Prime Time 2016. A very special thank you to our pinch hitters for helping us open on time. If you see some fics unrevealed, give it some time as AO3 does it in batches.

You can scroll through all the works and use the sorting buttons to find what you are looking for (by title, date updated, word count, hits - both by highest and lowest, etc). If you are looking for something specific, there is also searching by tags.

Writers, either you can hold off on replying back to comments until after author reveals on July 16th or you can choose to use the option of anonymous creator replies which are turned on until reveals.

With the main collection open, all treats, no matter the size, are to be uploaded in our Prime Time Madness 2016 collection. This collection opens July 12th.

If you find anything wrong or suspicious in the collection, please email or comment on the post so I can investigate when I get back home later tonight.

Enjoy reading!

Useful Links
Not Prime Time 2016 (with schedule) | Prime Time Madness 2016
Frequently Asked Questions | AO3 exchange faq for participants | Pinch Hitting faq
2016 tag set
Dear Prime Time Player on LJ | on DW
Requests in a txt file | Requests on AO3
How to upload (and default) (2015 examples)
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The Not Prime Time 2016 collection will open in one hour (9:30 am Eastern). Consider this your hour warning to edit or do any last minute whatever.

Useful Links
Not Prime Time 2016 (with schedule) | Prime Time Madness 2016
Frequently Asked Questions | AO3 exchange faq for participants | Pinch Hitting faq
2016 tag set
Dear Prime Time Player on LJ | on DW
Requests in a txt file | Requests on AO3
How to upload (and default) (2015 examples)
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The last pinch hit is in and we are on track to open on July 11th at 9:30 am Eastern (use New York if you need to convert time zones). I will give an hour warning before the collection is due to open, so if you want to do some last minute editing, you have some time.

Since someone asked me in an email, I'll give the same opportunity to other people. If you have more than one gift waiting for you and you want to know if you were double assigned or if those are treats, you can email to find out which fic is which at notprimetime AT voiceofserenity DOT com.

While the collection is still unrevealed, since these fics are in medium (or bigger) fandoms, chances are those fics won't be on the front page of said fandom. As an option, if you'd like, go ahead and forward date your fic (discretion is advised). This way your fic is on your fandom's front page when the collection opens. Otherwise, when the fics are revealed, it probably won't get any foot traffic from people checking out new fics in the fandom because it'll be a few if not more pages back.

To do this, you'll need to edit your fic and scroll down until you reach the Associations box. Towards the end of that box is a ticky box for "Set a different publication date." Ticky it to set the date to July 10th, July 11th or some other date. Then scroll all the way down to click on Post Without Preview.

Good luck!

Useful Links
Not Prime Time 2016 (with schedule) | Prime Time Madness 2016
Frequently Asked Questions | AO3 exchange faq for participants | Pinch Hitting faq
2016 tag set
Dear Prime Time Player on LJ | on DW
Requests in a txt file | Requests on AO3
How to upload (and default) (2015 examples)
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There are currently 3 pinch hits out and are due today. I didn't set an exact time, so whenever today. Good luck, pinch hitters!

We are currently on time to open on the 11th. The tentative opening is 9:30 am Eastern (use New York if you need to convert time zones). It's an earlier time than previous years, but unfortunately, I leave early for school and that's the latest I can leave it in my time zone on the west coast. If it can't open at that time for whatever reason, it'll have to be pushed back to 2 am Eastern on the 12th because I'll be in the cadaver lab all day into the night.

Let's hope for the early opening! \o/

Treats over 1k can be placed in the Not Prime Time 2016 collection while treats under 1k and non-fic works can be placed in the Prime Time Madness 2016 collection. After the main collection opens, any size fics can be placed into the madness collection.

If you are having some difficulty in coming up with tags for your story, here are some questions that might be helpful. Tags are not mandatory and you can take or leave the suggestion below. This is only meant for those who want to tag, but don't know what to tag.

What kind of story is it? (Fluffy, Angst, Hurt/Comfort, Character Study, etc)
Is it an AU? (There are several different type of Alternate Universe canonical tags)
Did you write about a threesome? (Specific types of threesome are canonical tags as well as just the regular Threesome tag)
Did you write porn? (There are plenty of canonical tags for various sexual acts)
What kind of relationship do your characters have with each other? (Friendship, Rivals, Siblings, Developing Relationship, etc)
What do your characters do? (There are plenty of canonical tags for events/situations)

If none of these sound like they could fit your story, there is always the option of refreshing the Random Tags page to see what pops up.

Useful Links
Not Prime Time 2016 (with schedule) | Prime Time Madness 2016
Frequently Asked Questions | AO3 exchange faq for participants | Pinch Hitting faq
2016 tag set
Dear Prime Time Player on LJ | on DW
Requests in a txt file | Requests on AO3
How to upload (and default) (2015 examples)
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I started my grad program yesterday, so please give me some time to answer emails and comments. I gave a quick lookthrough of fics and didn't find obvious placeholders. Yay! There were a few formatting/no space issues in a few fics I found, and plenty who were tagless (tags aren't mandatory, but highly recommended), but there's still time for that.

If you have a draft in the collection, please post it. Drafts can't be read by anyone but you and they do not count as fulfilling your assignment.

Treats over 1k can be placed in the Not Prime Time 2016 collection while treats under 1k and non-fic works can be placed in the Prime Time Madness 2016 collection.

If you are having some difficulty in coming up with tags for your story, here are some questions that might be helpful.

What kind of story is it? (Fluffy, Angst, Hurt/Comfort, Character Study, etc)
Is it an AU? (There are several different type of Alternate Universe canonical tags)
Did you write about a threesome? (Specific types of threesome are canonical tags as well as just the regular Threesome tag)
Did you write porn? (There are plenty of canonical tags for various sexual acts)
What kind of relationship do your characters have with each other? (Friendship, Rivals, Siblings, Developing Relationship, etc)
What do your characters do? (There are plenty of canonical tags for events/situations)

If none of these sound like they could fit your story, there is always the option of refreshing the Random Tags page to see what pops up.

Useful Links
Not Prime Time 2016 (with schedule) | Prime Time Madness 2016
Frequently Asked Questions | AO3 exchange faq for participants | Pinch Hitting faq
2016 tag set
Dear Prime Time Player on LJ | on DW
Requests in a txt file | Requests on AO3
How to upload (and default) (2015 examples)
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Deadline has past (about 30 minutes now) and I've been lightly checking to see who has a fic and who doesn't. I'm about to default those who haven't contacted me and haven't uploaded a fic. If I've made a mistake, let me know. However, pinch hits won't go out until tomorrow, so if you upload between those times, that'd be awesome.

Contiunue editing if you're editing. I'll be actually clicking on fics and checking for obvious placeholders and incomplete fics by the 5th. This includes wikipedia articles, gibberish, [Insert scenes here], works in progress, etc. Expect an email from me if I find them. This doesn't include fics with a lack of header information like tags, titles, or summaries, though I'll email about those closer towards the collection opening if I spot them.

The collection is still open if anyone wants to sneak anything in. There is also the Madness collection for non-fic works and fics under 1k.

Have a happy 4th if you celebrate it/want an excuse to party.

Useful Links
Not Prime Time 2016 (with schedule) | Prime Time Madness 2016
Frequently Asked Questions | AO3 exchange faq for participants | Pinch Hitting faq
2016 tag set
Dear Prime Time Player on LJ | on DW
Requests in a txt file | Requests on AO3
How to upload (and default) (2015 examples)

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