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We got a bunch of amazing presents for Holiday Fest 2011! Thank you so much to everyone who participated in this year. Whether you submitted prompts or wrote fic or offered feedback, you helped make this holiday season a special one. I hope that everyone enjoyed their gifts. *g*

Remember, you can find all the Fest submissions by clicking on the {challenge} holiday fest 2011 tag.

Best wishes to everyone for a fabulous (and hopefully Shelter-filled) new year!
[identity profile] pirl.livejournal.com
Title: The Magic Number
Author: [livejournal.com profile] pirl
Rating: PG-13 (for language and some wandering hands)
Lentgh: 1698 words
Summary: Cody comes home from college for the holidays.
Notes: Sorry I'm late! I had some technical problems with posting here last night. Anyway, this was written, obviously, for the prompt "Cody comes home from college for the holidays." This is also the first fic I've ever written for Shelter, so thanks to the Mods for hosting this challenge and getting me off my duff and out of lurker-ville!

Enjoy, or send raspberries!

Read the story linked on Ao3,
on my LJ page.
[identity profile] pollitt.livejournal.com
Title: Formal Attire
Pairing: Zach/Shaun
Rating: PG
Word Count: 882
Note: Written for the holiday fest 2011 and the prompt Spiked eggnog makes Zach think it’s a really good idea to kiss Shaun under the mistletoe at his publisher’s Christmas party.

Summary: When the invitation arrived, the letter-pressed, heavy card stock, handwritten name and address should have been enough of a hint to Zach that this wasn't going to be like any Christmas party he had ever attended.

Formal Attire (link takes you to my journal now.)
lilyleia78: Close up of a lily in black and white (SGA: Where's John?)
[personal profile] lilyleia78
Title: What are you doing New Year's Eve?
Author: [livejournal.com profile] lilyleia78
Pairing: Zach/Shaun
Genre: established, romance, holiday, domestic fluff
Warnings: None
Rating: G
Word Count: ~ 750
Summary: What you are doing at midnight on New Year's eve sets the tone for the rest of the year
Note: Written for holiday fest 2011. My prompt is the same as my summary. Title is taken from the song that I hate. ^_^ Happy New Year all!

"Zach dropped his keys twice trying to open the front door..."
[identity profile] scotianova.livejournal.com
- Prompt: Shaun is overcome by having a family to share the holidays with.

Title: They would make it
Author: scotianova
Fandom: Shelter
Rating: harmless
Characters: Zach/Shaun/Cody/Gabe
Length: 1229 words
Summary: After their crisis Shaun and Zach are short in time to get everything ready for Christmas, plus they have an unexpected guest.
Notes: Written for the holiday fest 2011 for the prompt:Shaun is overcome by having a family to share the holidays with.
Feedback: Is appreciated.
Disclaimer: The characters don't  belong to me.

They would make it!

Cody didn't leave them alone, not for one second. He had let Zach drive him to Tori and it had turned out to be a bad idea. So he had to keep a close eye on them!

more here:

[identity profile] impala-chick.livejournal.com
Title: We Aren't Idle Rich So We Smile For Tomorrow
Pairings/Characters: Zach/Shaun, Cody
Rating: PG
Word Count: 914
Summary: Written for the prompt: Shaun gets in trouble with Zach for spending too much money on Cody. Title from the song "Whipsnade" by Suede.

We Aren't Idle Rich So We Smile For Tomorrow
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[personal profile] spikedluv
It's almost the end of our posting period for this Holiday Fest! However, since Dec 31st falls on a Saturday, I'm going to extend the posting period for one day so that you have the entire weekend to post. So, unless you've contacted me for a couple days extension, Holiday Fest 2011 fic are due by Sunday, January 1st.

If you haven't already done so, or if you'd like another, you may still claim a prompt at the Prompt Claims Post.
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[personal profile] spikedluv
Title: This Much
Author: Spikedluv
Fandom: Shelter
Rating: R/Slash
Pairing: Zach/Shaun
Length: 1580 words
Spoilers: None.
Summary: Zach gets tipsy on eggnog...
Notes: Tipsy!horny!Zach. I wanted to write tipsy!snuggly!Zach, but tipsy!horny!Zach took over the fic. Written for the [livejournal.com profile] shelter_diner Holiday Fest 2011 using the prompt: Zach gets tipsy on eggnog and tells Shaun how much he loves him - in front of an audience.
[identity profile] dawning-star.livejournal.com
Title: Sour Grapes
Author: [livejournal.com profile] dawning_star
Fandom: Shelter
Pairing: Zach/Shaun
Disclaimer: I do not own Shelter or any characters named within this story. Not even The Ex.
Note: For [livejournal.com profile] shelter_diner's Holiday Fest 2011. Prompt: Shaun's ex shows up over the holidays.
Summary: "So, you must be the new boy toy."

Sour Grapes )
[identity profile] impala-chick.livejournal.com
Title: Chocolate and Caramel
Pairings/Characters: Zach/Shaun, Cody
Rating: PG
Word Count: 1,071
Summary: Cody wants to make dessert and Zach gets a case of Christmas nerves. Luckily they both have Shaun.
Author's Notes: Written for [livejournal.com profile] shelter_diner's Holiday Fest. Prompt: Cooking Christmas dinner when Cody sets the menu for the party. I hope the prompter forgives me for writing slightly outside the prompt!

Cody came bounding into the kitchen
[identity profile] pairatime.livejournal.com
Title: Family in Winter
Word Count: 1,349
Challenge:[livejournal.com profile] shelter_diner’s Holiday Fest 2011: Shaun, Zach, Cody and Gabe celebrating Christmas - only the four of them
Rating: PG
Characters/Pairings: Shaun/Zach, Gabe and Cody
Summary: Charismas in the mountings
Author's Notes: Bonus points to anyone that gets the skating stuff.

Link here
[identity profile] scotianova.livejournal.com

Title: Shaun's ex calls/shows up over the holidays.
Author: scotianova
Fandom: Shelter
Rating: two or three 'bad' words
Pairing: Zach/Shaun
Length: 2258 words
Summary: Geoffrey, Shaun's ex shows up shortly before Christmas and Zach leaves the house with Cody.
Warning: A bit sad in the beginning. The story is not revised so all faults are my one!
Notes: Written for the holiday fest 2011 for the prompt:Shaun's ex calls/shows up over the holidays.
Feedback: Is appreciated.
Disclaimer: These characters don't  belong to me.
Prompt: Shaun's ex calls/shows up over the holidays.

Zach's point of view

Three days before Christmas Zach opened the door to an unknown man.

"Hello, mmhh - is Shaun in?"

read more here: http://scotianova.livejournal.com/22487.html

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[personal profile] spikedluv
It’s time to start sharing the love, everyone! Today’s the first day of our exciting gift giving period for Holiday Fest 2011! *bounce* I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that I can’t wait to see all the lovely Shelter goodies on offer.

Please feel free to post your fic or graphics anytime during the next two weeks. Don’t panic if you’re not ready right yet, because you have until the 31st to post. (Or to claim another prompt. *puppy eyes*)

Please include the prompt in your header so we know what you wrote, and if you tag your own fic, use the {challenge} holiday fest 2011 tag, as well.

Thank you!
spikedluv: (nick_armscrossed_ausoleil)
[personal profile] spikedluv
The prompts are in, now it’s time to get creative!

All types of fannish creations (fic, graphics, vids) are welcome; just comment here to claim a prompt (or two). You may claim as many prompts as you like, more than one person may claim each prompt, and you may claim your own prompt. There is no length requirement.

So that you can find it again, this post will be tagged {challenge} holiday fest 2011.

Submissions will be due at the last two weeks of December, during the period from December 18 - December 31. Don’t post them before then; these are holiday gifts to each other/the fandom.

I guess that’s it for the rules; on to the prompts.

Happy writing! *g*

Prompts )
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[personal profile] spikedluv
Today’s the last day to submit prompts for Holiday Fest 2011. If you’ve got any last minute prompts, get ‘em in now!

We’ll take general (word or phrase) or more specific (scenario) prompts. The only requirement is that your prompt must have something to do with the Holiday/Winter Season.

For more info, or to submit a prompt (or a dozen), head on over here.
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[personal profile] spikedluv
I’m happy to say that it looks like we have some interest in holding another Holiday Fest, so yay for that! And the consensus appears to be that we should stick with the Holiday/Winter Season theme.

Now it’s time to hit us with your prompts. We’ll take general (word or phrase) or more specific (scenario) prompts. The only requirement is that your prompt must have something to do with the holiday/winter season.

I’ll get us started with a few prompts so you can see what I mean:

Sleigh Ride
Snowed In

Shaun wants to make this big romantic gesture for Zach at Christmas, but it falls through. Shaun is disappointed, but Zach tells/shows/both him how much he doesn’t mind.

Spiked eggnog makes Zach think it’s a really good idea to kiss Shaun under the mistletoe at his publisher’s Christmas party.

Zach and Shaun are in NYC (or someplace else with snow) over Christmas (for a book signing or art gallery show) and they go on a romantic sleigh ride through the city.

Zach and Shaun get snowed in for the holidays.

(Please note that you do not need to duplicate these prompts because they ~are going on the list. *g*)

Now it’s your turn! Comment here with your holiday/winter themed prompts, and I’ll collect them all in one list for claiming.

Dates to Remember:

Prompt Submission Period: Sunday, November 6 – Saturday, November 19
Claim Post Goes Live: Sunday, November 21
Claiming/Writing Period: Sunday, November 21 – Saturday, December 31
Posting Period: Sunday, December 18 – Saturday, December 31

(The posting period has been changed to allow people who will be busy over the holidays to post earlier.)

~Please remember that you will be able to write fic, create graphics, vids, etc, so keep that in mind, also, when you submit your prompts.

~You will not be required to claim a prompt in order to submit a prompt, nor do you have to submit a prompt to claim a prompt, and you may claim your own prompt. Whew!

~There is no limit on the number of prompts you may submit. However, if you come back at a later time to submit more prompts, please do so in a new comment to this post rather than in a reply to your previous comment. This makes it easier for me to make sure I don't miss any.

Okay, now you guys say something! *g*
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[personal profile] spikedluv
Halloween Fest 2011 is now over! We got two fic thanks to [livejournal.com profile] frogy and [livejournal.com profile] noabsolutes11. If any of you are still working on a fic that you think you’ll have done within the next week, go ahead and post it, and tag it for the Halloween Fest. (Anything posted later than that should not be tagged for the Halloween Fest.)

Remember, you can find all the Fest submissions by clicking on the {challenge} halloween fest 2011 tag.

I wanted to gauge interest in another Holiday Fest, so poll!

[Poll #1791727]


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