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My art master post for Bringing Home the Bacon by @dr-dean! Honestly it’s been super fun working with you! and thank you for being so patient with my busy schedule ;w;;;

Read it on AO3! .。.:*☆

Rating: NC-17 (Explicit)
Word Count: ~18K

Summary: Omega Dean was doing just fine. He had an apartment, a good job and a great family. But he didn’t have an alpha. When Castiel starts as his company’s new CEO everything changes. Alpha Cas becomes family, and Dean takes care of his family. 

ABO office AU with Fluff, Smut and a happy ending.

Tags: ABO, knotting, true mates, mating, office AU, fluff, smut, off screen Mpreg, Bottom!Dean, Top!Cas, happy ending

Characters: Omega!Dean, Alpha!Cas, Alpha!Sam, Alpha!Gabriel, Alpha!Kali, Omega!Eileen, Garth Fitzgerald IV, Meg Masters, Chuck Shurley, Balthazar, Garth Fitzgerald IV, Bess, Zachariah

Parings: Dean x Cas, Sam x Eileen, Gabriel x Kali, Garth x Bess

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If Angels Were Men (DCBB 2016)

Author: manifestingwings | Artist: feredir

Castiel Novak was raised by a hunting father, but he left that life behind for college and a flower shop. When his father is killed by a demon, Cas jumps back in the game and finds himself constantly running in the presence of the Winchester brothers, who are searching for their own father. They seem to be everywhere he turns, and at some point they become friends, then a team, then, maybe, in the case of Dean Winchester, something more.

Read on AO3!

As you probably know, the previous DCBB mod has stepped down and turned over the community to a new team. We wanted to take a moment to announce who we are and also give a brief overview of what you should expect in the coming weeks.

First and foremost, your new mods are @museaway and @jojodacrow. Together, we run the Dean/Cas Tropefest, SPN Case Fic Bang, and the Katsudon Bang. We are thrilled to be taking on the DCBB and excited to make this a better experience for everyone. We’ll be bringing on assistant moderators and we’ll make sure you know who they are as well.

So what can you expect in the 2017 round? Lots of changes.

Improved Communication

We are serious about good communication. Participants should expect to see emails from us throughout the challenge with confirmations, reminders, and team matchups and contact information (no more hunting for your artist/author!).

We will also be forming a discord chat channel for all participants. We’ve maintained chats for our other challenges and it’s a great way to get support and meet new friends. The mods will be active in the chat so you can get to know us better.

We want to make sure that we are available to you on a platform that is easiest for you to use. Here are all the ways you can contact us:

Email: deancasbigbangmod@gmail.com
Tumblr: deancasbigbang.tumblr.com
Twitter: deancasbigbang

Due to the size of this challenge, moderators will not answer any questions on their personal accounts. They will refer you to the official channels.

Change in Platform

We don’t have the same community as we did when the challenge started in 2010 and not many of us use Livejournal daily either. Going forward, our main hub for information will be tumblr. We will crosspost to LJ and twitter so no one misses out on information, but you should expect to see most of those posts directing you to the challenge tumblr for further information. You no longer need an LJ account in order to participate.

New/Revised Rules

We are in the process of revising the rules and FAQs. These will all be announced before sign-ups open on April 1st. We will address concerns from past years, including making the challenge more artist-friendly and the issue of serial posting.

We hope you are as excited about the future of the challenge and as always we are here to discuss any concerns that you have.

- Jojo & muse

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To Find A Family (DCBB 2015)

Author: linasane (leatherandfeathersandfluff) | Artist: feredir

When Dean’s little brother gets taken away, he’s expecting the fight that ensues.  He’s expecting the stress that comes from separation, expecting to do all he can to get Sammy back from whatever awful foster family he’s been placed with.  He’s not expecting Castiel Novak.

(Castiel, in turn, isn’t expecting his first foster child - five years old and angry - to be the one that leads him to the family he’s always wanted, but life has a funny way of working itself out).

Read on AO3

5 ways the DCBB has changed …

  1. single 20k track
  2. improved communication
  3. revised claims process
  4. official promotion for all teams
  5. now on tumblr! 

… and the one way it hasn’t: 

We’re still the original DCBB, celebrating a certain Profound Bond. 


For the last month, we’ve been working on revamping the schedule, rules, and FAQs for the DCBB. There are things we hope you’re immediately happy with and a few that might take some getting used to. Please take a few minutes to read things over and we hope you’ll join us April 1st! 

2017 Challenge Info & FAQs •  Schedule

(Thanks to @sketchydean​ for the illustrations!)

I can’t believe that some of my fave DCBB summaries are still up for grabs! 

(And I found one story that I apparently missed on my first read through which would have been on my list if I had been more careful while reading summaries *face palms*)

I already have two amazing stories, but I wish I could take more!! And you know what?? Claims are now open for people who haven’t registered! So if you are artistically inclined, why not check the summaries out?

You can check out the remaining summaries here!

Here’s the official tumblr post for signal boosting! 

♥♥ DCBB is amazing, so don’t be afraid to join!

The DCBB now has official AO3 collections for each year the challenge has run. If you’ve participated in a past DCBB, please double check the year and feel free to add your fic and/or art to the corresponding collection.

2010 - thedcbb2010

2011 - thedcbb2011

2012 - thedcbb2012

2013 - thedcbb2013

2014 - thedcbb2014

2015 - thedcbb2015

2016 - thedcbb2016

Parent collection

Fucking hell…every single fucking time I add a scene to this story because I’ve “told” when I think I should “show” I end up adding content that requires EVEN MORE “showing” instead of “telling” THIS IS THE STORY THAT WILL NOT FUCKING END AAAARGH.

tbh, I’m feeling so let down rn that the thought of completing my DCBB story and give this show even more free publicity is making me sick to my stomach

but then I think about the future I’m planning for Sam and Eileen and I don’t know - I really want them to be happy? to explore that relationship the way it deserved?

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Title: The Dove’s Long Journey to Champaign

Author: violue
Artist: nikavarta - art link
Pairing: Dean/Castiel
Rating: Explicit
Word Count: 33,441
Warnings: Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Anal Sex, Top Castiel, Bottom Dean, Frottage, aimless emotional hurt/comfort, Mention of a Hate Crime, Past Character Death

Summary: After four years of solitude on a remote island, Dean’s been through hell. But he’s home, he’s healing, and he has a very special gift for a man he’s never met. (Basically this is an AU of the movie Cast Away that takes place after the island.)