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16 September 2014 @ 02:46 pm
I feel so stupid for not posting this here right after Yuletide. I'm the worst promoter in the fandom. I have one self-rec and one rec-rec.

First the fic I wrote for tree.

Conventional Wisdom (1817 words) by wendelah1
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: The X-Files RPF
Rating: Explicit
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Gillian Anderson/David Duchovny
Characters: Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny

"If Mulder and Scully were to go on a real live date, what do you think they'd do on that date?" It was the very first question they'd taken from the audience at the panel for the 20th Anniversary of The X-Files at San Diego Comic Con.

She opened her mouth and there it was. "SEX."

This is the fic I received as a gift from lyryk.

Seven Days of Christmas
Rating: Mature
Archive Warning: none
Category: F/M
Fandom: The X-Files RPF
Relationship: Gillian Anderson/David Duchovny
Language: English
Collections: New Year's Resolutions 2014

Summary: Seven days, seven gifts, and a whole lot of love in between.
14 October 2013 @ 12:21 am
Just a quick reminder that Yuletide sign-ups are open until 6:00 p.m. EDT October 14. These adorable people are a Yuletide-eligible fandom. Please consider adding them to your offer and/or request list. We have so many exciting new potential prompts coming out of this epic weekend.
The hand-holding! David the Shipper! Gillian losing her shit!

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You know you want to.

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17 May 2013 @ 06:31 pm
Due to LJ's recent difficulties, sign-ups for the het_bigbang have been extended until midnight tonight, PST. So that would be...tomorrow for most of the world. There is a lot of flexibility with this challenge. You can sign up for the full monty, 25,000 words, or for a mere 10,000. Check it out. But do it now.


Big Bang: 25,000 words. Any Fandom. Any Het Pairing.
Little Bang: 10,000 words. Any Fandom. Any Het Pairing.
Author Sign Up I Artist Sign Up I Beta Sign Up I Cheerleading Sign Up

Author Sign Ups - Open till May 17th, MIDNIGHT PST
Mandatory Author Checkpoint - July 15th
Artist Claiming of Big Bang Stories - July 20th
Art and Fics Due - August 26th, 11:59 PM (Midnight) PST
Debut Date (DD) - August 31st

FAQ here!
I can't be the only person here who has wondered why no one has ever written an alternative universe for this fandom. They're commonplace in every other RP fandom I've read fic in. So when this opportunity arose, I thought I should put it out there.

The community is [community profile] unconventionalcourtship. The rules are simple. You can sign up for any date between March 15 and April 14. You can say which summary/pairing you're going with, but you don't have to. You don't need a Dreamwidth to play—just sign up with OpenID. All fics must be over 1000 words long.

You must use a modified Mills & Boon and/or Harlequin summary. They have some suggestions at the community but there are literally thousands. You can write more than one fic if you want. You can also combine prompts, if you like.

Replace the names (and pronouns if necessary) with the names (and pronouns) of the pairing of your choice. Any and all fandoms and pairings are welcome in this fest.

Just to give you an idea of the possibilities, here is the prompt combination I decided to write.

Just when Evie Cabrera Dr. David Duchovny thinks his blind date can't get any worse, his insipid dinner companion pulls out a gun. Suddenly Evie David is drawn into the middle of a terrorist plot. On the brink of a scientific breakthrough, Dr. Hannah Zachary Duchovny was now running on borrowed time. He had knowledge that dangerous men would kill to possess. His only protection is Jude Curran, Gillian Anderson, an agent with Tactical Executive Security. He desperately needed to trust someone, and Dr Agent Tyler Anderson was it. But Evie David senses that Jude Gillian is keeping more secrets than she's revealing. With his life in chaos, can he trust the secret agent?

I'm genderswapping this to make it more fun for me to write, but I think a more traditional romance would be a kick to read, too. There is no deadline to sign up and plenty of time left for writing.
Here's an excellent story that was written for Yuletide 2012 by the wonderful bayloriffic. Set during the filming of "I Want to Believe," this is her first fic for this fandom, but surely not her last.

In the declining years of the long war (2965 words) by bayloriffic
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: The X-Files RPF
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Gillian Anderson/David Duchovny
Characters: Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Amanda Peet
Additional Tags: New Year's Eve, First Time

David thought playing Mulder again would be easy; he did spend almost a decade doing it after all. But the entire time he’s been back in Vancouver -- only two weeks, but it feels like so much longer -- he’s felt off-kilter and at loose ends. It’s not until Gillian’s there that he feels like himself again.