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Gift Submission Guidelines + Other Notes

hqsecretsanta:

Good day Secret Santas!

First of all we’d like to apologize for the delay in the submissions but we hope that the majority of participants have received the wishlist of their person.

If you haven’t received anything yet, please contact us as it can always happen that tumblr eats messages or otherwise messes things up. Also, another reminder to please keep your submit open in that case! Don’t forget to mention your name and the url you participated with originally.

For everyone else, I know some people have already started working on or at least thinking about their gift which is great, because we all want our person to be happy with what they get and make it as good as possible, right? But don’t worry, even if you haven’t started anything yet you still have lots of time to think about it! Just make sure your gift is finished and submitted before December 20th, so exactly 2 months from now!

All submissions will be submitted to hqsecretsanta under this basic skeleton(wohoo~ spooky~):

From: (Your name, linking to your blog)
To: (Your person’s name, linking to their blog)

Message: (Just a nice message to your person with your wishes for them and anything else you’d like to say to them)

Much easier than that big scary long wishlist, huh? 

And now you’re probably thinking 'Sweet, now I can start making a thing for my super-super sweet person!' I’d first like to set up some rules considering different types of media you could submit.

But even before that, an incredibly important note:

Life is unpredictable and sometimes even a rude fucking bitch, so it might be that something in your life might pop up and suddenly you have other worries and/or responsibilities and you don’t have time to make a present for your person, which is okay!Really. So, if you really don’t think you can make it, please contact us as soon as possibleIt’s okay if you can’t make it anymore, but what’s not okay is leaving your person without a present so it’s really important to contact us as soon as you decide that you can’t make it. We have around 200 places for backups and I’m quite sure we won’t have to use them all (or at least, I hope so), but still we’d like to give people as much time as possible to prepare an additional present for someone once they have to.

Got that? Sweet, now on to the actual rules for submitting gifts!

If you are submitting:

  • A Fanfic:

- 1200 words minimum, however no ceiling. 

-Please respect your person’s trigger warnings and other notes they might have left you.

  • Fanart:

-Digital and traditional are okay.

-No sketches. It must be able to be distinguishable as a finished piece of art.

-Please respect your person’s trigger warnings and other notes they might have left you.

  • An Edit

Now, we got many many opinions on what should and should not be allowed and in the end we settled for these:

-No simple gifs. It must be edited in some sort.

-It must have a clear purpose behind it. A certain theme, an analogy, a metaphor- whatever you can think of, but not just some gifs slapped together.

-You are not allowed to make edits of already existing fanwork. You are only allowed to use official Haikyuu!! material, such as the anime, the manga, promotional art etc. 

-Please respect your person’s trigger warnings and other notes they might have left you.

  • A Fanmix

-15 songs/One hour listening time minimum. No ceiling.

-You are not allowed to make a cover with already existing fanwork. You are only allowed to use official Haikyuu!! material, such as the anime, the manga, promotional art etc.

-Please respect your person’s trigger warnings and other notes they might have left you.

If any other types of media might come in question I will add them to this post once the matter has been addressed!

For now, that was everything we wanted to say. The Secret Santa Team wishes all of you happy early Halloween, A very early merry Christmas, and the best of luck!!

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