20 heartbeats

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Name: 20_heartbeats
Date(s): 2007-2009 (active)
Moderator: insaneladybug, libekory, unedited
Founder: ?
Type: Challenge
Fandom: Kingdom Hearts
URL: https://20-heartbeats.livejournal.com/

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20_heartbeats was a LiveJournal-based prompt community for Kingdom Hearts fills. There were 302 entries and 2,612 comments left in the community during its active years.


20_heartbeats is an open-minded and friendly Kingdom Hearts fanfic claims community, inspired by the original 30_kisses and fanfic100 and devoted to inspiring many more!

Rule #1: There is absolutely no bashing of any sexual orientation or couple allowed in this community. You get one warning for mocking Axel/Roxas or sneering at Sora/Kairi fans, and then your second offense is bannable. Let this be fun for everyone, please!

Corollary: Please respect the claimants. Not everyone can write the best fic in the world or draw the perfect Demyx. Please don't compare two writers or two artists in your comments: even when you mean it kindly, it can be discouraging or hurtful.

Rule #2: You can claim an AU setting or a specific time period. You can not claim Kairi's other best friend Starine who Riku has a crush on. Please be reasonable if you want to write OCs.

Rule #3: You may interpret the challenge prompts however you choose. As long as the topic (or bracketed topic) inspired you, it's probably close enough to count. If absent made you think of Hayner playing hookie from class which made you think of Olette mistakenly thinking he was home sick, that's great. "Heartbeats" need only represent something that moves the character or means something to the character, and doesn't have to be literal.

Rule #4: Fanfics must be above 100 words to be counted, but aside from that, there are no guidelines for writing. First person or third, present or past, each segment independent or a consecutive narrative. Similarly, a five minute sketch is just as good as a watercolor painting. Whatever works for you!

Rule #5: Although this is a Kingdom Hearts challenge community, you can post requesting a claim from another series if you're really interested.

Rule #6: Everything must be LJ-cut.