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A blog for staff to post how-tos, tips, tricks, and other fun updates. 

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A Quick Tour of FFT for Beginners!

Hello and welcome to FFT! We're so happy to have you!  We'd like to give new members a quick tour of our site! Before being able to post anything visible to other members, you need to be fully validated by our staff. To do so, please start at the Welcome to FanficTalk+ thread and read our rules and guidelines+. After you confirm that you've read them and agree, a staff member will validate your post and you'll be free to post across the forum. Once you do, we'd love for you to introduce you

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Golden Ink Award Winners 2022

The Golden Ink Awards 2022 Winners Thank you all for your patience as we ultimately did not end up having the time/bandwidth to create the fancy animated winner cards for the inky winners this year. Without further ado though, here are your winners of the 2022 Golden Ink Awards!   best dialogue 🥇 big reputations by @down-in-flames 🥈 notes from the ravenclaw bulletin board 2: hbp edition by @Lost_Robin   funniest story 🥇 bad education by @magicspacehole

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spring 2022 bulletin

welcome to the spring bulletin! if you're new, welcome to fanfictalk! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with a strong culture of support for other writers and feedback here, including a story help section, challenges, and reviewing events - so if you're a writer, you've come to the right place. please make sure that you post in the 'welcome to fft' topic +here to say that you've read over the rules and understand them. you can reach out to any +sta

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Race through the Galazy Review Event Results

Race the Galazy Event Results Welcome, everyone, to the results ceremonies for this year's "Race the Galazy" reviewing event extravaganza! Before your dear Admirals announce the winners, we shall first take a stroll through some memorable moments, statistical anomalies, and then finally the ultimate results of the race. 🚀   The Teams S.S. Voyager - @Oregonian, @spaceballet, @RogueSlytherinCadet, @grumpy viper pilot, @something wicked, @belgian quaffle, @Unwritten Curse

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winter 21-22 bulletin

welcome to the winter bulletin! if you're new, welcome to fanfictalk! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with a strong culture of support for other writers and feedback here, including a story help section, challenges, and reviewing events - so if you're a writer, you've come to the right place. please make sure that you post in the 'welcome to fft' topic +here to say that you've read over the rules and understand them. you can reach out to any +sta

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november '21 bulletin

welcome to the november bulletin! if you're new, welcome to fanfictalk! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with a strong culture of support for other writers and feedback here, including a story help section, challenges, and reviewing events - so if you're a writer, you've come to the right place. please make sure that you post in the 'welcome to fft' topic +here to say that you've read over the rules and understand them. you can reach out to any +s

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Sparkling Star Awards 2021

Sparkling Star Awards Results Welcome to the announcement blog for the results of our first annual Sparkling Star awards! ✨ ✨ ✨ Congratulations to the winners and finalists! If there are any errors or we missed something on one of your awards, please just let us know. If you would like to use your award, please rehost and credit crowsb4bros! Finalist Most Prolific Graphic Artist 🥇 @something wicked 🥈 @RogueSlytherin   Best Graphics Style 🥇 @grum

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october '21 bulletin

welcome to the fall bulletin! thank you for for patience in our delay in getting this out. 💖 if you're new, welcome to fanfictalk! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with a strong culture of support for other writers and feedback here, including a story help section, challenges, and reviewing events - so if you're a writer, you've come to the right place. please make sure that you post in the 'welcome to fft' topic +here to say that you've read over

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july 2021 bulletin

welcome to july's bulletin! if you're new, welcome to fanfictalk! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with a strong culture of support for other writers and feedback here, including a story help section, challenges, and reviewing events - so if you're a writer, you've come to the right place. please make sure that you post in the 'welcome to fft' topic +here to say that you've read over the rules and understand them. you can reach out to any +staff m

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ranks!

we have new ranks and also some badges! your ranks are on your profile picture on the forums and have fun names. you earn them for doing things on the forums. the point cutoffs are: newcomer: 0 points novice: 10 points apprentice: 25 points specialist: 50 points mentor: 75 points adept: 100 points mage: 250 points champion: 500 points master: 750 points sorcerer: 1,000 points archmage: 2,500 points grand

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june 2021 bulletin

we're including both may and june in here. we're so sorry about missing last month; your friendly neighborhood branwen got slightly swamped and burned out, and it is entirely her fault. 😳 if you're new, welcome to fanfictalk! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with a strong culture of support for other writers and feedback here, including a story help section, challenges, and reviewing events - so if you're a writer, you've come to the right place.

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april 2021 bulletin

thank you all so much for your patience with how late we're getting this out this month - some of us have been swamped by other things recently. 😅 they're credited at the bottom as well, but a huge top line thank you to ineke, madi, and taylor for jumping in to help finish it up. 💖 if you're new, welcome to fanfic talk! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with a strong culture of support for other writers and feedback here, including a story help sect

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golden ink awards 2021

thank you all for your patience! we're going to announce the winners at the top of the blog, but this year i decided to get kind of extra and make personalized awards for every finalist as well as our winners, so rather than include them throughout, i've just put them at the bottom of the post, organized alphabetically by username. 💖 y'all are incredible.   best action adventure: 🥇 planetary boundaries by @lilypadi 🥈 project azkaban by @Unwritten Curse 🥉 the fifth house by @Amerip

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march 2021 bulletin

welcome to march's bulletin! if you're new, welcome to fanfic talk! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with a strong culture of support for other writers and feedback here, including a story help section, challenges, and reviewing events - so if you're a writer, you've come to the right place. please make sure that you post in the 'welcome to fft' topic +here to say that you've read over the rules and understand them, and if you're a harry potter fa

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february 2021 bulletin

welcome to february's bulletin! if you're new, welcome to fanfic talk! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with a strong culture of support for other writers and feedback here, including a story help section, challenges, and reviewing events - so if you're a writer, you've come to the right place. please make sure that you post in the 'welcome to fft' topic +here to say that you've read over the rules and understand them, and if you're a harry potter

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Black History Month: Essential Black Authors to Read | The Daily Show's List

One hallmark of any Black History Month is getting a reading list. More important than a reading list is knowing what people have thought of books or if they are planning to read any on a given list so:  Here is a list transcribed from Essential Black Authors to Read | The Daily Show. I'd love to know which people have read or are planning to read from this list or from any list on Black History Month.  STAMPED: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Ibram Kendi and Jason Reynolds  M

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january 2021 bulletin

y'all, let's speak plainly: the last year has been fucking hard, and we know that a lot of our members are really struggling in a lot of ways. we've heard from many members that the overall empathy and support this community gives to each other has been a bright spot for a lot of people in this very difficult time, which we're very happy to hear. thanks for being part of it; we appreciate all of you, and we'll continue to work to improve our community to make sure that that's reflected in everyo

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december 2020 bulletin

we're very excited to announce the fairy princess's birthday party and some forum structure changes, and a special congratulations to our new smm (@frostmagemadi), our head students (@shadowysnowyfairy and @Renacerá), our oom (@ice fairy abhorsen.), and december's sotm (@aurevoir) and fic night (@RogueMidwinter) winners! if you're new, welcome to fft! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with, including a year-long house cup. we have a strong culture o

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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2020

Transgender Day of Remembrance, 2020 In honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, November 20th, here are some links recommended by the FFT staff. We are not experts on trans identity or community by any means, and present these resources in a shared effort to learn and move forward in allyship. We welcome input from members, and transgender and gender non-conforming members in particular.  Say Their Names Click here for a list of all the transgender people murdered in the Unite

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Rep Matters: Indigenous Creators

Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia Leitich Smith (Muscogee - USA) The Round House by Louise Erdrich ( Anishinaabe/Ojibwe - USA) A Girl Called Echo series by Katherena Vermette (Métis - Canada) and Scott B. Henderson (illustrator) This Place: 150 Years Retold (various tribes - Canada) Trickster: Native American Tales, a Graphic Collection (various tribes - USA) The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline (Métis - Canada) If I Go Missing by Brianna Jonnie (Ojibwe - C

crowsb4bros

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november 2020 bulletin

welcome to november's bulletin!   if you're new, welcome to fft! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with, including a year-long house cup. we have a strong culture of support for other writers and feedback here, including a story help section, challenges, and reviewing events, so if you're a writer, you've come to the right place. a quick rundown to help you get started here on the forums: please post in the 'welcome to fft' topic +here to say

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Rep Matters: Latino History Month

We are celebrating Latino History Month (September 15-October 15) and we've brought our best selections prominently featuring Latino characters. This is an expanded version of our rec list from tumblr here+.  Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston  Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz  Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

crowsb4bros

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october 2020 bulletin

welcome to october's bulletin!    if you're new, welcome to fanfictalk! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with a strong culture of support for other writers and feedback here, including a story help section, challenges, and reviewing events, so if you're a writer or reader, you've come to the right place. a quick rundown to help you get started here on the forums: please post in the 'welcome to fanfictalk' topic +here to say that you've read ov

abhorsen.

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september 2020 bulletin

welcome to september's bulletin! if you're new, welcome to hpft! it's great to have you with us. we're a multi-fandom forum + archive with a harry potter lean, including a year-long house cup. we have a strong culture of support for other writers and feedback here, including a story help section, challenges, and reviewing events, so if you're a writer, you've come to the right place. a quick rundown to help you get started here on the forums: please post in the 'welcome to hpft

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Clarification on Bullying, Personal Attacks, and Harrassment

We've gotten questions and comments throughout the past few years around when exactly people will face consequences for offsite conflict and how we define personal attacks, bullying, and harassment. Since we're updating the rules to clarify a few other things, we wanted to write a blog post expanding on how the site defines these terms a little as well. We don't take involving the site in offsite conflicts lightly. Expecting people to follow our site rules any time they interact with anothe

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