10 June 2013 @ 08:58 pm
Hello, Merlin fans! :D

Here it is: the author/artist/vidder reveals for Round 3 of the Merlin Prompt Fest!

Your Merlin Muses Mods would like to take this opportunity to say a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who made this fest possible.

From everyone who prompted, to all of the wonderful artists/authors/vidders who so generously contributed, to every single person who read/commented and/or recced/pimped.

The fest wouldn't have been possible without each and every one of you! THANK YOU SO MUCH! ♥

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03 June 2013 @ 11:49 am
Hello Merlin Fans!

We come to the end of Round 3 of the Merlin Prompt Fest. Before we post the reveals in a week, here's a final masterlist of all the fanworks posted this year.

Enjoy!

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31 May 2013 @ 09:43 pm
Author/Artist/Vidder: Anon
Title: Signs of Love
Pairing(s)/Character(s): Merlin/Arthur
Rating: PG
Summary: Merlin knows ASL. Arthur has a deaf child. Merlin is hopelessly in love and Arthur is hopelessly dim.
Warnings (if any): minor character death
Total Word Count/Length: 2,308
Original prompt number: 46 - Submitted by innusiq
Disclaimer: This story/artwork is based on characters and situations created and owned by the BBC and Shine TV. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
Author's/Artist's/Vidder's notes (if any): Thanks to Izzy, who cheered me through this!! :)
All of this is a result of research, not experience, and if anybody has a problem with anything in this fic, it will be changed.
Haha this is my first fic (don’t hurt me pls (◑‿◐✿))
Beta(s): Anon

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Author: Anon
Title: How to Overcome Writer's Block: A Guide by Merlin Emrys.
Pairing(s)/Character(s): Arthur/Merlin, brief mention of Lancelot/Merlin, background Gwen/Lance & Elena/Gwaine.
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Merlin Emrys is a young, promising author who has found success on a series of novels about—ironically—his namesake and his King. When a curse known as “writer’s block” decides to attack, will a knight in shining armour help Merlin get his powers back?
Warnings (if any): Violence, Language (and CRACK).
Total Word Count/Length: 17,681
Original prompt number: 30 - Submitted by innusiq
Disclaimer: This story/artwork is based on characters and situations created and owned by the BBC and Shine TV. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
Author's notes (if any): This is where I beg for forgiveness because this fic just took a life on its own and it's just so beyond of what OP prompted so... sorry? D: (Like, REALLY sorry??? D:)
Beta(s): A massive, incredibly HUGE amount of thanks to J, thank you so much for your help<333 (AND THANKS SOOO MUCH TO S FOR YOUR LAST MINUTE HELP, YOU'RE AN ANGEL) (proper extensive thanks to those involved when reveals happen).

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Author/Artist/Vidder: Anon
Title: I Never Expected To Find You Here
Pairing(s)/Character(s): Merlin/Arthur; Gwen/Lance; sort of Gwen/Merlin.
Rating: PG-13
Summary: After yet another failed relationship, Gwen asks Merlin, her best friend, to be the father to her child. It’s a perfect situation. No heartbreak, no conflicting feelings. And then it’s not quite so perfect anymore. Not now that Lance and Arthur have come into the picture.
Warnings (if any): None as far as I am aware.
Total Word Count/Length: 2,268 words
Original prompt number: 124 - Submitted by fuckyeah
Disclaimer: This story/artwork is based on characters and situations created and owned by the BBC and Shine TV. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
Author's/Artist's/Vidder's notes (if any): This will be extended, but for the sake of this story as a standalone, this is just about explaining the situation and how Gwen and Merlin meet their respective knights.
Beta(s): Anon

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Author/Artist/Vidder: Anon
Title: As His World Trembles
Pairing(s)/Character(s): Arthur/Merlin, Uther, Gwen, Morgana
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Merlin grows up as a slave to King Lot. Yet due to his friendship with a fellow slave, Euan, and the support of the King’s second son, Prince Gwion; life isn’t so bad.
Once Merlin is eighteen, his world collapses after an emotional loss and an unexpected sacrifice.
When he goes to Camelot with King Lot, Merlin meets Arthur and finds that happiness can still be found in life amidst the tragedy.
Content notes/warnings (if any): violence (not graphic), slavery, character death (neither Merlin nor Arthur), grief-caused eating disorder, incest (goes as far as kissing)
Total Word Count/Length: 15,786
Original prompt number: 95 - Submitted by gold_lion7
Disclaimer: This story/artwork is based on characters and situations created and owned by the BBC and Shine TV. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
Author's/Artist's/Vidder's notes (if any): There is no magic ban in this AU version of Camelot. Ygraine dies in childbirth, but magic isn’t the reason why. Therefore, the Great Purge doesn’t happen.
Beta(s): Anon and Anon

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Artist: Anon
Title: Look behind you
Pairing(s)/Character(s): Arthur, Merlin
Rating: G
Summary: Merlin is shocked seeing a painting at the gallery. He's up for a surprise.
Warnings (if any): nope.
Original prompt number: 121 - Submitted by Anon
Disclaimer: This story/artwork is based on characters and situations created and owned by the BBC and Shine TV. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
Artist's notes (if any): First of all, a huge thank you to the mods for their patience.
This came out very different from how I had imagined it at the beginning. I hate my camera for butchering the colours in such a blatant way. Watercolour pencils on watercolour paper.
Beta(s): Not this time (and it's clear). But I must thank Anon for bouncing ideas off at the beginning!

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Author: Anon
Title: risen from the earth, lives darkly in my body
Pairing(s)/Character(s): Morgana/Morgause
Rating: PG-13
Summary:
"I do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz,
or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off.
I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
in secret, between the shadow and the soul." ~ from Sonnet XVII by Pablo Neruda
Warnings: major character death, incest (obviously from the pairing), slight dark
Total Word Count/Length: 2,250 words
Original prompt number: 138 - Submitted by Anon
Disclaimer: This story/artwork is based on characters and situations created and owned by the BBC and Shine TV. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
Author's notes: Both title and summary taken from the poem above. I don't think this is what the prompter had in mind, but that was what the poem brought to my head, so here goes nothing. This pairing needs more writing, especially ones better than mine. Both my beta and I are not native speakers and therefore this thing was not brit-picked, so poke at it all you want and review for us!
Beta(s): Anon

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Author/Artist/Vidder: Anon
Title: (Love Me) When I'm Gone
Pairing(s)/Character(s): Merlin/Arthur; Mordred, Gwaine, Leon, Uther, Morgana, Gwen, Gaius
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Nursing school prepared Arthur for dealing with the mentally unstable, but nothing could have ever prepared him for Merlin.
Warnings (if any): mental illness
Total Word Count/Length: ~5.2k
Original prompt number: 13 - Submitted by ahhlee_spn
Disclaimer: This story/artwork is based on characters and situations created and owned by the BBC and Shine TV. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
Author's/Artist's/Vidder's notes (if any): so first off here's the deal, nursing school does last 3 years and there is one in bristol called glenside; bethlem mental hospital is a real thing and it's the go-to place for those suffering from psychotic disorders; psychotic disorder not otherwise specified is a legit diagnosis and that's about it for the facts. i've never been to a mental hospital and after an extensive google search on bethlem proved to be unsuccessful, i decided to wing it so i'm sorry if i was way way off, but let's all just play along and pretend i wasn't. second important thing – i wrote this so it could be taken as resurrection!fic, but in my mind, it isn't; ofc, you can read it any way you like.
i'm not entirely happy with how this turned out and i wish i'd given myself more time to do it but oh well now, i hope [prompter] finds it satisfactory, enjoy ^^
Beta(s): Anon (thaaaaaaaank you)

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