Summer 2016 Challenges

Challenge #1: Into The Woods Challenge

While there are a few existing bigfoot fics it would be nice if there were more.

Your challenge:
Send Mulder and Scully, or Doggett and Reyes, the Gunmen, William etc. into the woods and have them have an encounter with bigfoot, sasquatch, yeti, or the abdominal snowman.

Will you pen a funny fic, perhaps taking inspiration from Harry and the Hendersons (now on Netflix)? Or will your tale be one of a far scarier nature? We're waiting to find out!

Fics should be sent to xfbumpinnight@mulderscreek.com

Challenge #2: 1980s to early 2000s Movie Sequel Challenge

Think about your favorite horror or sci-fi movie from the 80s, 90s, or the first few years of the new century, preferably one where everyone didn't end up dead and/or was resolved completely.

Is it the original Ghostbusters movie? The Craft? The It mini-series? I Know What You Did Last Summer? From Dusk Till Dawn? The Frighteners? Evil Dead? An American Werewolf in London (or Paris)? Event Horizon? Tremors? The Mouth of Madness? The Lost Boys? 13 Ghosts? Monster Squad? Dawn of the Dead? Arachnophobia? Child's Play? Species? The Others? Friday the 13th part __? The Mummy? House on Haunted Hill? Unbreakable? The Ring? Something else entirely? There were plenty of memorable movies from this era.

Your challenge:

Choose your favorite 80s, 90s, or early 2000s era horror or sci-fi movie, and think about how Mulder, Scully, Doggett, Reyes, Skinner, Krycek, or someone else from the X-Files could become part of a story set after the credits rolled on the movie. Any time after the credits, that is, from seconds to years later as suits you.
Note I: feel free to write a story that ignores canon movie sequels
Note II: horror comedy is A-OK too

Plunge your chosen character/s into danger as they navigate the peril of the other movie's reality. Who do they meet? What do they survive? How does it all get resolved this time?

* please identify the other fandom in either spoilers or an end-note

Fics should be sent to xfbumpinnight@mulderscreek.com

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