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Welcome to the FFnet account for the Castle Summer Hiatus Ficathon 2016!!!

What? Write 50,000 words of Castle FanFic to achieve the Ficathon. The MiniFicathon is 25,000 if aiming for 50k seems a little daunting.Also if you’re looking for a greater challenge, try for the MaxiFicathon and aim for 75k. As we think this is the final ficathon we are extending the parameters. You may dust off any WIP you have hanging around your hard drive or a previous one shot you want to expand or a previous abandoned multi-chapter but you MUST tell us what word count you already had. The goal for word count is based on new words written.

When? Pick up your pens on 17 May 2016! Ideally you'll publish once a week, but really, more is better! Ficathon closes 25 October 2016 with the publication of the next Nikki Heat book, High Heat.

Where? From your desks... On . Promoted on Twitter and Tumblr.

Who? We want YOU! The Fandom! Fic authors both new and experienced!

How? Write, write, write. One word after the other, whatever it takes. Once you publish a chapter, tag @CastleFicathon #CastleFicathon. We'll follow your story from the ficathon account, plus promote it! On tumblr, please use the tag “Castle Ficathon”.

Wait, wait, wait! What should I write? Having a hard time getting started? If you haven't got a story spinning around in your head yet check out our list of prompts or Castle Fanfic Prompts

Want cover art? Angie has offered to make cover art for Ficathon writers, just tweet or email her.

A certificate of completion (also made by Angie!) and bragging rights will be awarded at the end so that everyone knows you participated in and successfully completed the Summer Ficathon.

Need a beta? We recommend that writers pair up and beta each other’s stories. If you need help finding a beta, let us know and we’ll see what we can do to find you a volunteer.

What else? (Authors' notes are not counted. Also, is notoriously difficult for messing with word count so... honor system, guys!) Any genre or rating goes, and a series of related short stories/one-shots is a-okay.

Looking for previous ficathon entries? They're archived here.

We believe in you!

Jill & Jo

Questions? Contact us via PM (here) or twitter.

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such a happiness by airbefore reviews
Photographer Kate Beckett and aspiring novelist Rick Rodgers are perfectly content in their solitary lives. But it's only after an unlikely matchmaker conspires to have them meet that they realize how extraordinary their lives could become. A Castle AU for Summer Ficathon 2016 co-written by airbefore and caffinate-me.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 91,538 - Reviews: 1537 - Favs: 492 - Follows: 700 - Updated: 11/9/2017 - Published: 5/25/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., Johanna B. - Complete
What You Wanted by jstar1382 reviews
"What may be broken to you is beautiful to me." 4x01 AU: Sometimes you don't have to runaway to find what was meant to be… *2016 Summer Ficathon*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 24,833 - Reviews: 543 - Favs: 254 - Follows: 526 - Updated: 8/15/2017 - Published: 5/22/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Sins Of The Father by Illusive Writings reviews
It all started with a dirty bomb in the middle of New York defused seconds before it blew off. A bottomless pit opened beneath their feet, swallowed them all, buried them in the past mistakes of two men who fought a deadly, worldwide battle for power that threatened to throw the world in chaos. VERY AU. Rating may change. Written for the 2016 Summer Ficathon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Crime - Chapters: 25 - Words: 94,758 - Reviews: 155 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 125 - Updated: 6/19/2017 - Published: 5/22/2016
Can't Go Back Now by Oliviet reviews
"She can't stop thinking about it. About him. The feel of his lips pressed against hers as his hands tangled in her hair. The feeling of him pressed against her, taking every ounce of her strength not to roll her hips into his." Season 3 AU where Castle and Beckett get together before she's shot and they spend the summer together at the cabin. Summer Ficathon 2016.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,628 - Reviews: 346 - Favs: 231 - Follows: 559 - Updated: 4/20/2017 - Published: 5/21/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Wedding Date by Lord of Kavaka reviews
Her best friend was getting married, and Kate Beckett needed a date. What she got was more than she bargained for. Caskett AU meeting. Based on the movie of the same name. Castle Summer 2016 Ficathon Entry. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 21 - Words: 72,467 - Reviews: 831 - Favs: 323 - Follows: 587 - Updated: 2/13/2017 - Published: 5/29/2016 - [Kate B., Rick C.] W. Sorenson, Madison Q. - Complete
Life Goes On by CheerfulChemist reviews
This story begins when Kate and Rick are lying bleeding on the floor and holding hands in Ep 8-22. It is meant to fill in the seven year gap left by the writers. Kate wants to do bigger things to clean up the kind of corruption that allowed LokSat to happen. Of course I own nothing Castle, but soldier on with it's passing. CastleFicathon2016
Castle - Rated: M - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 158 - Words: 214,880 - Reviews: 1265 - Favs: 209 - Follows: 278 - Updated: 12/17/2016 - Published: 5/19/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Captain Beckett: Spectre by Shutterbug5269 reviews
My submission for the 2016 Summer Ficathon. The first installment of a trilogy, based upon the Mass Effect Series of video games. First Chapter does not count for word count. Beta Reader: Cofkett Cover Art: Lord of Kavaka
Castle - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 17 - Words: 90,433 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 12/5/2016 - Published: 5/23/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A fistful of Castles by Pegship reviews
Post-"Crossfire". Castle and Beckett are rushed to the hospital, and Beckett is trying to get news of Castle's condition as she fades in and out of consciousness. In between moments of lucidity, she dreams...and so does Castle. My mini-ficathon entry for the 2016 Summer Castle Ficathon. Complete!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 25,136 - Reviews: 209 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 122 - Updated: 10/24/2016 - Published: 5/25/2016 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Family of Elephants by soprano193 reviews
'Alexis counted the elephants, her eyes meeting Kate's for permission before her fingers traced their heads. "You, Daddy, me, Carrie, and Tater tot. There's enough for each of us!"' Sequel to Little Bean, written for the Castle Hiatus Ficathon 2016.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 26,276 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 142 - Follows: 354 - Updated: 10/24/2016 - Published: 5/30/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., OC
Living in the Spring Time by seilleanmor reviews
A sequel to Living is Easy and Living Out in the Snow. Castle, Beckett, and the kids at the cabin. My Castle Summer Hiatus 2016 Ficathon entry. As always, this is intended to fit with canon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 14 - Words: 74,887 - Reviews: 562 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 268 - Updated: 10/11/2016 - Published: 5/24/2016
A Light in the Dark by skygirl55 reviews
Finding another living, breathing human being in the post-apocalyptic world was not just difficult, but impossible. Kate Beckett never expected to find anyone, let alone Richard Castle. After saving him from certain death, they form an alliance, which soon leads to the realization from both of them that they finally found a reason to keep living. Caskett AU/ZombieApocolypse
Castle - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 69,054 - Reviews: 471 - Favs: 174 - Follows: 221 - Updated: 8/31/2016 - Published: 7/9/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
One Quarter by Perspex13 reviews
Pulling all the wires might have stopped the bomb, but life at the 12th still explodes. An AU story set immediately following Countdown. #CastleFicathon Summer 2016.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 19 - Words: 158,511 - Reviews: 649 - Favs: 279 - Follows: 354 - Updated: 8/22/2016 - Published: 5/21/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Impossible to Refuse by Trinity Everett reviews
When Rick Castle agrees to a meeting with the head of one of New York's more efficient crime families, he has no idea what he's getting into, or how it's going to change his life. A 2016 Castle Hiatus Mini-Ficathon story. Meeting AU. Job AU. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 31,963 - Reviews: 413 - Favs: 217 - Follows: 260 - Updated: 8/20/2016 - Published: 7/29/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Seasons Change by skygirl55 reviews
When Johanna Beckett wins a contest to meet her favorite writer, Richard Castle, she's thrilled. Oppositely, her daughter simply doesn't see the appeal. One simple meet becomes the catalyst for a series of events none of them could have foreseen. Caskett AU. Castle Summer 2016 Ficathon Entry.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 40,109 - Reviews: 433 - Favs: 271 - Follows: 376 - Updated: 7/7/2016 - Published: 5/28/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., Johanna B. - Complete
Castle - Resurgence by USNAGator1991 reviews
A look at the events that brought Castle and Beckett from the fateful encounter with Caleb Brown to the family they deserved from the series finale. My entry for @CastleFicathon #CastleFicathon
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 7 - Words: 22,267 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 114 - Updated: 6/29/2016 - Published: 5/26/2016 - Rick C., Kate B.
Six and a Half by deargebleidd reviews
Richard Castle was six and a half years old when he met his future wife for the first time. But it's not until he meets her again, some thirty years later, that he begins to understand what it means to be the husband of a time traveler. Based on The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffeneger, for the 2016 Summer Ficathon. Cover art by @dtrekker.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 9 - Words: 30,530 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 122 - Updated: 5/29/2016 - Published: 8/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Ancora by encantadaa reviews
AU set post 3x22: Unbeknownst to Kate, Castle already made a deal with her captain to shadow her. Unbeknownst to Castle, Kate has a huge secret. For Summer 2015/2016 Castle Ficathon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 8 - Words: 47,872 - Reviews: 275 - Favs: 171 - Follows: 541 - Updated: 5/18/2016 - Published: 5/13/2015
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