Reddie Big Bang

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Name: Reddie BigBang
Date(s): 2020
Moderator(s): QueeNerdLoser, Archived version, Dual-Wielding-Bi, Archived version, & Morrified, Archived version
Type: fanfiction, fanart, fanmix, fanvid, gif set, photo set, podfic
Fandom: IT
Associated Community: Reddie BigBang on Discord
URL: [AO3 Collection] & Tumblr, Archived version
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Announcment post banner, from their Tumblr.
Reddie BigBang is a Reddie Big Bang challenge.

"To participate in the bang, authors need to create a new fic focused on Richie/Eddie that is at least 10,000 words. Artists will be required to claim a fic and make at least one piece of art for it."[1]

Google Forms were used for the sign-up process.

There was also a Discord server made available for anyone interested in the Big Bang.
Reddie BigBang Discord cap, showing how their channels were set up, blurred for privacy.

Sign-Up Form Templates

Artist Requirements

"Create one (1) piece of art. Allowed art mediums: traditional & difital art, gifsets, photosets, fanmixes, podfics, fanvids. Claim at least one (1) fic and up to three (3) fics."[2] *Required


  • Email address*
  • Username*
(Your most-used username should be here.)
  • What platform is your username on?*

☐ twitter ☐ tumblr ☐ instagram ☐ dreamwidth ☐ archiveofourown Other:

  • What is your primary art medium?*

☐ traditional art ☐ digital art ☐ photosets ☐ gifsets ☐ fanmixes ☐ fanvideos ☐ podcasts ☐ Other:____

Author Requirements

"10,000 minimum word count. A new, stand-alone fic completed by posting date, focused on Richie/Eddie. Up to two submissions allowed."[3] *Required


  • Email address*
  • What is your username?*
(Please give us the username you use the most or check the most)
  • What platform is this username on?*

☐ tumblr ☐ twitter ☐ discord ☐ archiveofourown ☐ dreamwidth ☐ instagram ☐ Other:____

  • Secondary Username
(You only need to provide if you have one. Multiple usernames help us keep in contact more easily.)

Beta Reader Form


  • Email address*
  • Primary Username*
  • Have you beta read before?*

☐ Yes ☐ No

  • Are you comfortable with your email being seen by strangers?*
  • If you answer yes, your email address will be provided on the beta reader list. If you answer no, only your social media handle will be provided. We are fine with either, so please choose according to your comfort level!

☐ Yes ☐ No

  • How many words are you comfortable beta-ing?*
  • What kind of beta services are you most comfortable providing?*
(This can include plot/character checks, story flow, spelling and grammar checks, cheerleading and brainstorming and more. You're welcome to list as many as you are comfortable doing.)
  • Are there any beta services you aren't comfortable providing?*
(Please be honest!)
  • What kind of fics do you enjoy working on?*
(You can include tropes, genres, side pairings, writing types, and so on. Go as in-depth or as general as you want.)
  • What kind of fics would you rather not work on?*
(Please don't be hesitant! If there are tropes, genres, writing types, and so on that you would prefer not to work with, it's better for everyone if authors who write those fics don't contact you about them.)
  • Would you be willing to work on explicit fics?*

☐ Yes ☐ No ☐ Maybe ☐ I prefer explicit fics

  • If you are willing to work on explicit fics, are there any kinks you would prefer to work on?
  • If you are willing to work on explicit fics, do you have any hard limits?
(Specifically, are there any kinks or sexual situations that squick you or trigger you and you would prefer not to see?)
  • Do you have any other notes or comments for authors to know about?
(This can include turn-around time, collaboration expectations, and so on. Any misc information you feel should be included.)
  • Are you participating as an author or artist as well?*

☐ Yes ☐ No

Important Dates

  • Creator Sign Ups Open - 16 November 2019
  • Author Sign Ups Close - 26 January 2020
  • Author Summaries Due - 26 January 2020
  • Artist Sign Ups Close - 9 February 2020
  • Artist Claims Due - 9 February 2020
  • Author/Artist Check In 1–2 March 2020
  • Author/Artist Check In 2–5 April 2020
  • Posting Begins - 30 April 2020
    • Note: Posting was delayed until 1 June 2020 to give participants more time, as a result of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.[4]

Master List

  • Unavailable until posting is finished.


  1. ^ reddiebang. Announcement Post. 16 November 2019.
  2. ^ reddiebang. Sign-ups Now Open! Infographic. Accessed 21 January 2020.
  3. ^ reddiebang. Sign-ups Now Open! Infographic. Accessed 21 January 2020.
  4. ^ reddiebang. Posting delayed announcement, Archived version. Accessed 12 June 2020.