Let's Get Writing!
Posted by Caraina
04/02/17 - 07:14AM
Welcome to April Everyone!
Things are still moving and shaking, so be sure to read all the way to the end.
We are still doing our fundraiser for a new server to ensure Luna’s longevity, so be sure to give that a look. Currently, we are at $4088 out of our $10,000 goal. Keep in mind that donors get priority in the queue, and you can elect to get cool rewards for certain benchmarks. One hundred dollars, two bucks, whatever you can afford will really help us in the long run! We wanted to personally thank a few of our donors, so thank you to:
If you don’t see your name here, but you did donate, please email Diamond April, as we want to make sure you all get the recognition you deserve! Of course, regardless of who you are, we are so incredibly thankful to receive everyone’s donations. We’ve got a ways more to go, but the support this community has shown is incredible. Thank you.
Our last theme was Totally Underrated.
And here are our nominations:
Armistice (Attack on Titan, 13+)
Some Kind of Trouble (Yu-Gi-Oh!, 13+)
Wildflowers (Naruto, 17+)
Congratulations you three!
The theme for May will be Revived!. If your favorite story was dormant, and is now updating again, nominate it here so everyone knows!
Our last featured challenge was the Blind Inspiration Challenge.
And here are the responses:
Wanted Poster (One Piece, 13+)
Life's Little Snippets (Original [Romance/Fantasy], 13+)
This month’s featured challenge is the Shuffle Challenge. For more information, click here.
We’re going to kick off our first return event with a classic fic trade! Roll up your sleeves, get your good writing pen out, and get ready to make some dreams come true everyone! Read the rules and sign up right here.
For a last few notes:
- We know that we still have many bugs to work out, so we really appreciate everyone’s patience and cooperation as we get everything sorted out. Providing screenshots and specifics on which skin you’re using and whatnot has made all the difference in getting things going quickly and effectively, and we really appreciate it! If you have a glitch that you’d like to report, let us know right here and we’ll take care of it as soon as possible.
- As a reminder, Lunaescence is now on social media! Check out our Twitter, Reddit, Instagram, and our revamped Tumbler.
- In the next few weeks we will be opening up applications for moderator positions! We are currently looking for
Queue Moderators, who focus on reading and validating stories, and validating authors
Community Moderators, who focus on site maintenance, writing announcements, and running events
And a new spot or two as Social Media Manager(s), who focus on taking care of and updating the social media accounts we now have. Keep your eyes peeled on the announcements if you are interested in any of these positions!
- And finally, the queue is open now, but we will be closing the queue for the last five days of this month so that the mods can have a chance to completely clear it out. The queue will be closed from 4/26 to 4/30, so get your stories in before then!