AMERICAN IDOL BIG BANG CHALLENGE # The Goal: to produce novella-length American Idol fanfiction! # The Challenge: to write, illustrate, and promote fics of 50k words. Fics between 30k words - 49k words will also be accepted. # The Vote: Our panel of Judges will pick winners from 5 challenge themes from among the shorter fics. Among the longer fics, they will narrow the final selection down to your Top 3 finalists. Once fics go live, you, the Audience, will Vote for your American Idol Big Bang winner! # Challenge signups are open now! Artist, Writer, and Stage Manager signups end Sept. 31st.
Important Note: if you want to participate as a Writer or an Artist, please comment on the sign-up form *before* submitting a request to join the community. Thank you! :)
Timeline: - First drafts are due on January 31, 2010 - Final drafts + Artist/Groupie submissions are due on March 7, 2010 - The challenge will go live on March 21st, 2010 - Final Award Winners announced on April 18th, 2010!