dracotops_mods (dracotops_mods) wrote in dracotops_harry,

DTH Fest: Submissions are due in three weeks! – Submission Guidelines

The first fics have already been submitted to the Draco tops Harry 2019 AO3 Subcollection. \o/


Right now, 31 prompts have been claimed and 2 podfics are in the making. :) Claiming and Podfic Sign-up is still open until March 12!

Where should I send my submission?
STEP 1: Post your finished fic, art or podfic to the Draco tops Harry 2019 Subcollection on AO3 (Archive Of Our Own) at any time before or on March 20, which is the submission deadline for the fest. The Subcollection is unrevealed right now. We will reveal your fic or art on the day when the entry is posted.
STEP 2: Send your header information to dracotopsharry@gmail.com. Include the word 'submission', your user name and your prompt number in the subject line of your email. You find the header templates below in this post.
Example subject line: submission, topdracolover, prompt # 59

I don't have an AO3 account. What should I do?
Mail us and let us know. We will send you a code, so you can create your own AO3 account.

I don't want an AO3 account. What should I do?
Send us your finished story in a file (doc, docx, rtf, or odt format. Please do not send pdfs!). We are happy to post your story to AO3 under the mod account. You will be named prominently as the author after Reveals. However, as you don't have an AO3 account, you will not be able to received comment notifications.

I am an artist and don't have a place to host my art. What can I do?
Please send us your art work, and we will host it in the dracotops_mods Scrapbook. Once we uploaded the art in our Scrapbook, we will send you the url(s) for posting to AO3.

HALP!!! I don't know how to post to AO3! What should I do?
Mail us at dracotopsharry@gmail.com. We are more than happy to help you posting your submission to AO3. :)

Can I include my beta's name?
Yes. Please include the full name(s) of your beta(s) in the Author's Notes. Please remember that all submissions must be beta-read.

What should I warn for in "Warnings"?
Include warnings at your own discretion and with care. Please do not warn for slash and homosexuality. ;) Please do warn for sexual activity that can be read as implying bottom!Draco and/or implying top!Harry. If in doubt, feel free to ask the mods. Switching is not allowed in the Fest.
If you want spoilery warnings to only appear when highlighted, the coding to do that is here:

Header Templates:
Please send the following header information to the mods' email (dracotopsharry@gmail.com) once you've posted your submission to AO3:

Header Template for FIC:

Header Template for ART:

Header Template for PODFIC:

Have fun writing, creating art and recording podfics, you all!

Your excited fest mods
vaysh and digthewriter

Tags: #f8f8f8, [admin] fest-2019, [admin] submission guidelines

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