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The creators of all these lovely Raksura works are now revealed - thank you to everyone who participated! Now, go forth and read Harbors of the Sun as soon as it comes out, and stay tuned for another round of this exchange next year :)
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The collection is now open! http://archiveofourown.org/collections/three_worlds_travelers_2017

Please go read/admire all the lovely works, and be sure to leave a comment for your creator! I hope everyone had fun participating, and will join in again next year!
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A reminder that works will go live tomorrow, June 21, at 11:59PM EST! In case you are working on any last-minute treats, or have any edits to make, you have a little more than 24 hours to finish them up.

Please take the time to leave a comment for your creator, and look through the rest of the collection as well! Enjoy all the Raksura goodness! :)
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The pinch hit is being taken care of, although treats (for this user or any of the other requests) are still welcome! Thank you!
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The deadline has now past, and there is one pinch hit needed. If you can take this pinch hit, please leave a comment with your AO3 name and I'll get back to you as soon as I can to let you know that you got it. Treats are also welcome of course!

The deadline for this pinch hit will be Tuesday, June 20, 11:59 PM EST.

Here are the details of the request:

Request 1 by spoke

Chime (Books of the Raksura) Moon (Books of the Raksura) Jade (Books of the Raksura)
Fanart Fanfic
URL: http://spoke.dreamwidth.org/395587.html

Request 2 by spoke

Malachite (Books of the Raksura) Dusk (Books of the Raksura)
Fanart Fanfic
URL: http://spoke.dreamwidth.org/395587.html

Request 3 by spoke

Half-Fell Queen (The Edge of Worlds)
Fanart Fanfic
URL: http://spoke.dreamwidth.org/395587.html

Request 4 by spoke

Sapphire (Books of the Raksura) Solace (Moon and Jade's clutch) Fern (Books of the Raksura) Cloud (Jade and Moon's clutch) Rain (Moon and Jade's clutch)
Fanart Fanfic
URL: http://spoke.dreamwidth.org/395587.html

If you can take this pinch hit, please let me know! Comments are screened. Thanks!
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The deadline for posting your stories/artworks, unless you have requested an extension, is Wednesday June 14th at 11:59 EDT, or a little over 24 hours from now.

If you need a brief extension, please contact me at raksuramod at gmail dot com so that I'll know you're still planning to finish and won't assume that you've defaulted.

If you know that you're not going to be able to complete your assignment, you can click the Default button on your Assignments page on AO3, and I'll find a pinch hitter for your assignment.

After the deadline, there will be about a week before the collection opens for reading. This will allow time for last-minute edits, extensions, treats, and pinch hits if any are needed. I'll post here to give a 24 hour warning before the collection opens, so that if you are making any final tweaks to your story or trying to finish up a treat, you'll know when it's close to the time.

Best of luck finishing up and I hope everyone is excited for more Raksura!
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There is one week left to finish up your fanworks for the Three Worlds Travelers Exchange! Assignments are due at 11:59 PM EST on June 14.

If you think you might need a brief extension, please contact me at raksuramod at gmail dot com so that I'll know you're still planning to finish and won't assume that you've defaulted.

If you know that you're not going to be able to complete your assignment, you can click the Default button on your Assignments page on AO3, and I'll find a pinch hitter for your assignment.

After the deadline, there will be about a week before the collection opens for reading. This will allow time for last-minute edits, extensions, treats, and pinch hits if any are needed. I'll post here to give a 24 hour warning before the collection opens, so that if you are making any final tweaks to your gift work or trying to finish up a treat, you'll know when it's close to the time.

Best of luck finishing up your stories/artworks!
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There are just under two weeks left for the Three Worlds Travelers Exchange! Assignments are due at 11:59 PM EST on June 14.

If you need to default, please go into your Assignments on AO3 and select "Default", and I'll get to work finding a pinch hitter for your assignment.

Otherwise, I hope everything is going well, and look forward to seeing your creations soon!
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Sign-ups have closed and assignments have been sent out! Please check your Assignments tab on AO3 if you didn't receive the email with your assignment details.

Assignments are due at 11:59 PM EST on June 14.

If there's any problem with your assignment, please contact me at raksuramod @ gmail.com

If you weren't able to sign up, keep an eye on this community in case there are any pinch hits that come up, and remember all the requests are visible here if you want to create a treat!

Most importantly, have fun!
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Sign-ups will be closing soon (11:59PM EST, Monday May 2) for the Three Worlds Travelers exchange! Last chance to sign up if you're interested in participating this year!

Rules for signups
Sign up on AO3 here
Tag set here
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On the request of a few participants, I've extended the exchange sign-ups by 24 hours to give more people time to sign up. If you've already signed up, you can take the opportunity to tweak your sign-ups if you want to add more information or adjust your offers :)

Signups will now close at 11:59 PM EST on May 2.

As matching should go pretty quickly, assignments will still be sent out on May 3.

Thanks!
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Sign-ups will be closing soon (11:59PM EST, Monday May 1, or a little over 3.5 hours from now) for the Three Worlds Travelers exchange! Please sign up soon if you're interested in participating!

Rules for signups
Sign up on AO3 here
Tag set here


If you have any questions, need an AO3 invite, or run into any problems signing up, you can contact me by leaving a comment here or by emailing raksuramod at gmail dot com.
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Sign-ups will be closing soon (11:59PM EST, Monday May 1) for the Three Worlds Travelers exchange! Please sign up soon if you're interested in participating!

Rules for signups
Sign up on AO3 here
Tag set here


If you have any questions, need an AO3 invite, or run into any problems signing up, you can contact me by leaving a comment here or by emailing raksuramod at gmail dot com.
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Sign-ups are now open for the Three Worlds Travelers exchange!

Rules for signups
Sign up on AO3 here
Tag set here


If you have any questions, need an AO3 invite, or run into any problems signing up, you can contact me by leaving a comment here or by emailing raksuramod at gmail dot com.
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Sign-ups are now open for the Three Worlds Travelers exchange!

Rules for signups
Sign up on AO3 here
Tag set here


If you have any questions, need an AO3 invite, or run into any problems signing up, you can contact me by leaving a comment here or by emailing raksuramod at gmail dot com. Please spread the word!
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Here is the schedule I'm planning on:

Sign-ups: April 24-May 1
Assignments sent out: May 3 (or earlier)
Assignments due: June 14
Assignments revealed: June 21
Creators revealed: June 28

There is some flexibility on these dates, so if you know you want to participate but would need, for instance, sign-ups to last a little longer, please let me know and I'll see if I can make adjustments. It's a little earlier this year in order to avoid overlapping with The Harbors of the Sun coming out on July 4.

I'm going to try including the option of fanart this year, as well as fanfic. Art should be a completed piece of traditional media or digitally-created artwork created 'from scratch' - that is, not icons or manips. Fic should be a completed piece of at least 1000 words.

Requests will be a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 requests, each one including from 1 to 5 characters. While it is possible to duplicate characters from request to request, I do ask, just for the sake of matching, that you not include the same character(s) in every request. So for instance, it would be possible to request Moon and Stone, Moon and Jade, Moon and Chime, and Moon by himself, but I'd ask that you also try to come up with a request that doesn't include Moon, just in order to try and ensure people can be matched more easily.

Offers will be a minimum of 6 and maximum of 10 offers, each including from 1 to 5 characters. Same rules apply as with requests - while it's permitted to duplicate characters, please try to vary it somewhat to allow for a wider range of matches!

The tag set from last year is visible here, which I think includes all the characters from the series. They don't show up in alphabetical order, unfortunately, so someone may appear to be missing but may actually be down at the end of the list. If you notice someone I've left out that you would be interested in requesting/offering, please let me know and I can add them. In a few cases when the character's name is not currently known, I've entered them using a descriptor and which book they appeared it, such as "Trading Post Sealing (The Edge of Worlds)". If you're unclear on who an unnamed character is meant to be, or you would like to add another unnamed character I haven't included, please let me know.

There will also be, as last year, the option of requests/offers that do not include any of the books' characters, such as for world-building stories/art, works set in another time period than those we've seen in the books, excerpts from the writings of Three Worlds scholars, and so on. This will be done by requesting or offering 'Original Character(s)'.

It will also be possible to combine original character(s) with canonical characters, as each request will be able to include between 1-5 characters. So it would be possible, for instance, to make a request for Stone and Original Character(s), if you were interested in something about Stone exploring a different part of the Three Worlds.

No other tags (relationships, additional tags, ratings, etc) are going to be required. All that is guaranteed is that you and your recipient will match on one request of 1-5 characters, and on chosen media (fanart or fanfic). Optional details can be provided to assist your author/artist, but authors/artists do not need to follow provided prompts - however, they will be expected to abide by any stated squicks, triggers, and Do Not Wants.

If you have any comments or questions, you can leave a comment here, or contact me at raksuramod at gmail dot com. Please spread the word to anyone you think might be interested, as well!
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Since things went well last year, I'm planning to run a second round of this exchange! I wanted to see whether anyone had any feedback on last year, whether there were things that could have been improved, or that you'd like to see done differently this year. Did the number of requests/offers work well for you? The timeframe? The length of the assignments?

One thing I'm considering is whether to include fanart as an option. If I did so, would you be likely to offer it or ask for it?

Also if you have any thoughts on the schedule, let me know! I'm thinking right now of a similar time-frame to last year - signups in May, with assignments due in July - but haven't set specific dates yet. If adjusting the dates would make it more likely you could participate, I can try to make changes as needed.

And please let other fans of the series know that this is coming up! I'd love to increase the number of people who participate this year :)

You can leave comments here, or contact me at raksuramod at gmail.com. Looking forward to more great Three Worlds fanworks!
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Since I fell in love with the world and culture of the Raksura I've been longing to roleplay in said world. So naturally I've been on the lookout for a roleplaying game starring Raksura, but have as of yet not had any luck.

I'm open for playing via e-mail or forum - or blog if anyone is in the mood for that - and had in mind original Raksura characters in a made-up court that has fallen on hard times, possibly having fled from a Fell attack (to avoid having a hundreds of NPCs to keep track of). This can of course be adapted and changed, it's just an idea :)

Not looking for a highspeed game; just a for fun, whenever-participants-have-time kind of thing. I've been admining and playing in play-by-post rpgs and other kinds of rpgs for 15+ years. I have no "demands" on roleplaying experience from my fellow players. Any takers?
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The authors of the 15 awesome fics in the collection will be revealed tomorrow, July 13, around 7pm EST. Remember to thank your authors and take time to read through the other works if you can - they are all wonderful! I'm so impressed by the quality of the works in this fandom, you rock :)

Thanks again for participating, and feel free to keep using this comm for discussion or meta about the Raksura books, or links to Raksura fic or art. I'll definitely run this exchange again next year, so keep an eye out for that as well!
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The collection is now open for reading! I'm pleased to say that with this exchange we took the number of Raksura fics on AO3 from 39 to an amazing 54 stories! Great work, everyone!

Thank you so much to all the participants - I hope you had fun! Please take time to say thank you to your assigned author, and enjoy reading through the collection.
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