fire_juggler

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Name: fire_juggler
Alias(es): fire_juggler_arts, fire_juggler_writes
Type: podficcer, coverartist, writer, mod, archivist, meta
Fandoms: Harry Potter, Teen Wolf, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Lewis, Bandom, James Bond, American Idol, Sherlock
Communities: podfic_love, podfic_bingo, hp_podfic_fest
Other:
URL: dreamwidth account
Livejournal account
AO3 account
podfics @ audiofic archive
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Fire_juggler is a prolific podficcer especially known for her efforts in encouraging podfic in Harry Potter fandom, her Teen Wolf podfic, and not!fic.

Harry Potter

Fire_juggler got her start in fandom in Harry Potter as a multishipper and general enthusiast. She would often promote challenges and fests on her journal; when she got interested in podfic, that enthusiasm spread to promoting podfic[1][2][3] and podficcers as well[4][5].

Fire_juggler posted her first podfic, 6 Lessons from a Dead Man[6], a Harry/Severus podfic based on a story written by Roozette, stating:

"So, I love podfics. Due to the sad, sad, sad lack of Harry Potter podfics (especially Harry/Snape), I decided that the only solution was to begin making my own." [7]

Once she started, fire_juggler continued producing podfic at a high rate, as well as having podfic meta discussions on her journal[8], and continuing to encourage others to join her in making Harry Potter podfic. On July 1, 2011 she posted a call for podfic friendly authors,[9] complete with a shareable graphic/copy and paste code to spread the word and a fillable form to fill for authors who wanted to give podfic permission. This wasn't the first blanket permission list,[10][11] but it was one of the early predecessors to the Blanket Permission to Podfic list. As of April 10, 2017 there were 357 comments on the entry (though not all are giving permission).

In August 2011 fire_juggler and teas_me created the community hp_podfic_fest to encourage Harry Potter podfic of any length, rating, pairing, or gen. The community runs annually, though fire_juggler stepped down as mod after the first year.

On December 20, 2011 fire_juggler posted Hand Signals, [12] a Hawaii Five-O podfic, her first non-Harry Potter podfic. From there fire_juggler branched out into a becoming a multifannish podficcer, but as of 2017 was still podficcing in Harry Potter.[13]

Notable Works

  • And An Owl Named Romeo by Rickey (HP, Harry/Draco 3:16:18)[14]
  • Coffee by Writcraft (HP, Harry/Draco 0:43:52) [15]
  • The Not-Valentine's Itty-Bitty Podfic Anthology 3 (multifandom, multiship 2:08:39)[16]
  • A Quiet Beginning by starduchess (HP, Harry/Severus 0:08:19)[17]
  • Random Craigslist Missed Connections Derek/Stiles Not!Fic (TW, Derek/Stiles 17K)[18]

References

  1. fire_juggler, How to Podfic: Pointers to Guides and Tutorials, posted June 17, 2011
  2. fire_juggler, Podfic Rec/Resource List , posted April 2, 2011
  3. fire_juggler, Podfic Big Bang Has Begun!!!!, posted May 10, 2011
  4. fire_juggler, Stand back, y'all!! There's a NEW HP PODFICCER IN TOWN!!! , posted June 14, 2011
  5. fire_juggler, Two Podfic PSAs, posted May 18, 2011
  6. fire_juggler, 6 Lessons from a Dead Man, posted March 11, 2011
  7. fire_juggler, 6 Lessons from a Dead Man by Roozetter, March 11, 2011
  8. fire_juggler, A Rambling Essay on Why I Podfic, posted Aprile 25, 2011
  9. fire_juggler, Looking for Podfic-Friendly Authors..., posted July 1, 2011
  10. podmod, permission to record? *\o/*, posted March 29, 2010.
  11. paraka, Blanket Permission, posted August 3, 2010.
  12. fire_juggler, Hand Signals written by Alamo_Girl80 read by fire_juggler, posted December 20, 2011
  13. fire_juggler, All the Best Ideas by fire_juggler, posted February 11, 2017
  14. fire_juggler, And An Owl Named Romeo by Rickey, posted
  15. fire_juggler, Coffee by Writcraft, posted April 26, 2015
  16. fire_juggler, The Not-Valentine's Itty-Bitty Podfic Anthology 3, posted February 14, 2014
  17. fire_juggler, starduchess, A Quiet Beginning, posted July 17, 2011
  18. fire_juggler, Random Craigslist Missed Connections Derek/Stiles Not!Fic of Doom, posted August 5, 2015