January 23rd, 2004


Ficathon ettiquette

So, I've never done one of these before, though I've responded to challenges. I can read the rules, and they're blessedly lenient. That said, though, what do ficathon recipients and writers alike expect from ficathons that specify something on the order of 1000-2000 word minimums? Do you expect to get a multi-chaptered epic that's finished? Would you be disappointed to receive something that was just at the minimum but fully complete? I've been watching others do ficathon assignments for a long time, and it strikes me that most of them are very, very long. Mostly, I'm just curious for the next one (and maybe kicking myself a bit for not asking the question sooner)...