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October 20th, 2009

Title: Days Are Where We Live
Author: innie_darling
Characters: John, Sam, Dean
Rating: PG
Spoilers: none, pre-series
Summary: John has a mirror named Sammy.
Prompt: #13 (There's a costume parade at school, with prizes, and Dean or Sam *really* wants to win.)

October 16th, 2009

Title: Don't Come Knockin'
Author: HalfshellVenus
Characters: Rufus (Gen, Humor)
Rating: PG-13 (language)
Spoilers: None
Summary: Everyone has a different idea of what constitutes Halloween fun.
Prompt: #20, "What? Rufus always answers his door with a shotgun."
Word Count: 1000
Disclaimer: Neither Supernatural nor its characters belong to me.

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Rufus was fresh out of give-a-damn...

October 13th, 2009

Title: Nothing Can Scare Me
Genre: Gen
Characters: Dean, Sam, John
Rating: PG (for language)
Spoilers: None
Prompt: 48. Sam and Dean kill time Halloween night by trying to out-do each other with Halloween 'horror' stories.
Disclaimer: I don't own the Boys. *unhappy sigh*
Word Count: 1642
Author's note: This is my very first SPN fic. Ever. I'm very excited about it and very nervous. I hope you enjoy.

September 27th, 2009

Here we are, the prompts list for this year's challenge! Included here are this year's prompts and prompts from previous years that did not get claimed. Claiming will be open til the end of the challenge, posting will open October 1st. Good luck!

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September 19th, 2009

Call for prompts!

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Curious to see what happens on Halloween with an impending apocalypse?

Well, now's your chance! Reply to this post with your prompts for the Supernatural Halloween challenge!

A few reminders:

1. MUST be a Supernatural Halloween prompt!

2. All genres, characters, pairings, casefic, futurefic, pre-series, MOTW, crossovers, RPF/RPS, AUs, PWP, missing canon scenes, vids, graphics, gen, slash, het, crack, horror, etc. are welcome as long as it coincides with rule number 1! If you are not sure, please ask!

You're welcome to submit as many prompts as you want, and you do not have to participate/claim a prompt to do so. The goal is to produce as many Supernatural Halloween media as possible and the prompts help toward that goal!

You can certainly borrow from the prompt lists for previos years, even if just looking for an idea or recycling an old prompt. I love to see what everyone can do with the expanded scope of the challenge! You have until September 25th, on September 26th the list of prompts will go up for claiming.




(Also, my apologies for getting this up late, I've been sick for a while and have been scrambling to fit everything in.)
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September 15th, 2009

Every so often you feel those chills up and down your spine, and you pretend you cannot hear those noises in your basement. Sometimes the wind in the trees howls at night...and you think you're being watched...

Then you know it is time for the Supernatural Halloween Challenge!

Despite my delay, I am looking forward to see what everyone can create! What do the Winchesters do on Halloween? Is it their quietest night? Does Dean make an attempt to find evil creatures and fail? Does Sam have nightmares about wearing yellow polo shirts? Do sprites hypnotize them and make Dean replay the scary cat scream over and over and over?

This is your chance! The challenge kicks off on Friday, when we will start collecting prompts. ETA: This year we will be adding the opportunity for participants to chose between fiction, art, and vids!

Challenge Dates for 2009

September 18 - September 25: Collection of prompts for Supernatural Halloween stories, art, and vids.

September 26: The list of prompts will be posted for claiming and remain open until the end of the challenge.

October 1 - November 7: Post your stories!

November 8 (or sometime that week): A master list of stories and media will be posted.


Challenge Guidelines

1. This challenge is for Supernatural Halloween stories, art, and vids only. If it doesn't have to do with Supernatural and Halloween, and it's not a piece of fanfiction, graphic art, or vid, it doesn't belong here. Crossovers and AUs are fine; real person fic (RPF/RPS) is only allowed if it is part of a Supernatural crossover. If you're not sure your media fits, just ask.

2. There will be a list of prompts to choose from, but once the challenge opens on October 1 all Supernatural Halloween media are welcome, whether or not they are based on a prompt. Stories, art, and vids can be any genre, rating and style, featuring any characters and pairings (or lack thereof). All stories must be at least 500 words long.

3. Posting for the challenge opens on October 1 and closes on November 7 (for a given temporal location of "November 6" which is determined entirely by me, the moderator). Membership for the community is completely open and anybody can join, but posting will be moderated until October 1 to keep people from jumping the gun.

Feel free to look at previous years' master lists and prompt lists for ideas. Don't be shy, let's make this an awesome challenge!
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December 30th, 2008

Title: This Ominous Bird of Yore
Rating: NC-17
Pairing: Dean/Sam
Warnings: Wincest, S4 spoilers
Prompt: spn_halloween #1, "Something is making ravens flock to a small town in the Northeast. At first they'd just shared the town with the people, but now that Halloween is coming, they've started attacking, and it's up to Sam and Dean to figure out what's going on."
Summary: Sam and Dean find themselves in Reynolds, Maine, a town that is the victim of what seems to be a 160 year old curse with famous roots.

Author's Note: Takes place between 4x04 Metamorphosis and 4x05 Monster Movie. Thanks so much lostandalone22 for the beta!

November 13th, 2008

2008 Master List

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The 2008 Supernatural Halloween Challenge is now closed! Thank you so much to everyone who participated and congratulations to those who finished! The community will remain open for those who do finish their fics and wish to post them. Once you have, I will add them to this list.

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November 12th, 2008

Title: The Winchesters' Ten Steps for Surviving Halloween
Fandom: Supernatural
Characters: Dean, Sam, Castiel, the Trickster, Bobby
Rating: R - for language
Word Count: 4,591
Prompt: for spn_halloween - #14: The Winchesters' Ten Steps for Surviving Halloween
Summary: No matter how hard the boys try to stick to the plan for the holiday, the rules still get broken as Murphy's Law takes over.
Disclaimer: WB and Kripke own it all. I own nothing. Darnit.
Author's Notes: Yeah, this is about a week late. :/ Oops. Also, semi-crackfic ahead. ^_~

November 9th, 2008

Title: Curcurbita Maxima
Author: gekizetsu
Genre: Gen
Characters: Dean, Sam, pumpkins
Rating: PG-13
Spoilers: minor, up to 4.02
Prompt: 49. The Great Pumpkin is real...and evil.
Disclaimer: Nothing but the pumpkins and their very sincere patch are mine.
Word Count: 7770
Author's note: girlguidejones imagined the monster.
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