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Red Beauty Week 2017

Sunday, April 16-Saturday, April 22

April 16: Canon Divergence

April 17: Fake Dating AU

April 18: Book Club

April 19: Bed Sharing

April 20: Teacher AU

April 21: Wedding

April 22: Free Day

Be sure to tag your entries with the #redbeautyweek tag! You can do anything you want for the week, fic, gifsets, art, videos, playlists, edits, meta, headcanons, etc. I look forward to seeing what you create!

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Once upon a time, five years ago, Red Riding Hood and Belle met in Granny’s Diner. 

Ruby and Belle first met in episode 2.04, the Crocodile, which first aired on October 21, 2012. The Red Beauty fandom has seen a lot of great content over the past five years, and now is a good time to celebrate the past five years with an Anniversary Weekend. This is not a traditional Red Beauty Week, though I’m hoping to run another one in 2018 if there’s still interest. This anniversary weekend will be held Friday, October 20-Sunday, October 22.

Here are the prompts for the weekend:

October 20: Why You Love Red Beauty

This day is to celebrate why you love Red Beauty. You can write about, draw fanart or make gifs of your favorite Red Beauty moments, write meta about why Ruby and Belle have the (wasted) potential to work well as a couple and/or a Beauty and the Beast story. You can even write about the personal impact of Red Beauty or the fandom. Whatever you want to do to express your love of Red Beauty works.

October 21: Fanwork Appreciation or Remix

This day is to celebrate all of the amazing fanworks our fandom has created. Whether you want to rec your favorite fics and other fanworks or shoutout to your favorite authors and artists, let’s celebrate our favorite fanworks. Alternatively or in addition to, you can also remix your favorite works. Does your favorite fic need art, a moodboard, or a playlist? Is your favorite art or gifset begging for a fic to be written about it? This is your chance.

Note: If any writers or artists are uncomfortable with their works being part of the remix, let me know and I’ll add your name to a list.

October 22: New Content

This is the day to post brand new Red Beauty fics, arts, gifs, playlists, vids, headcanons, etc. You can also update your old Red Beauty WIPs with new chapters, as this day will most likely coincide with the third @wipweek.

Tag all entries with the usual #redbeautyweek tag and it will be reblogged to the blog. 

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Red Beauty Week Day 2: Fake Dating AU

Belle needs her friend Ruby to pretend to be her girlfriend at a family reunion and Ruby is happy to play along. As the ruse goes on, Ruby realizes that not only does she enjoy being referred to as ‘Belle’s girlfriend’, but she has also fallen in love with her friend.

Week One of Ruby Lucas Femslash Week 2017 will start on June 25th and continue through July 1st. Six pairings will be featured during the event, any posts relating to these ships will make their appearance on the corresponding date. Please ensure that all submissions are turned into @rubyweek by June 23rd at 24:00 EST. 

  • Sunday: Mulan Rouge
  • Monday: Frozen Wolf
  • Tuesday: Red Kansas
  • Wednesday: Open Ship
  • Thursday: Wicked Red
  • Friday: Red Mermaid
  • Saturday: Red Beauty

There are seven prompts that will be featured during the event. Please be aware that you are not limited to the these themes, as they are only meant to give inspiration. Should you choose to work with one of the following prompts, we ask that all posts and submissions be tagged accordingly. 

  • Prompt #1: First Encounters
  • Prompt #2: True Love’s Kiss
  • Prompt #3: Villain!Ruby
  • Prompt #4: Wedding Planning
  • Prompt #5: Dating App 
  • Prompt #6: Underbrooke
  • Prompt #7: Royal Ball/Gala 

I would like to thank everyone for their ongoing support and enthusiasm, RLFW 2017 would not be possible without you. If there are any questions between now and June, a moderator will be online to assist. Thank you again and may the force be with you.