Monsieur Chevrolet



Title: Monsieur Chevrolet
Author:jj1564
Artist:kuwlshadow
Characters & Pairing(s): Sam Winchester/Castiel Novak
Rating: Mature
Word Count: 12215
Warnings: M/M, First time, blow jobs, bottom!Cas, top!Sam,
Summary: Sam tries on an old coat from a trunk in one of the Bunker’s mysterious rooms and is transported to nineteenth century Paris, during the Student’s Revolt. He needs to save a brother and get back to his own – with Castiel’s help.
Author's Note: Set just after 11.04 'Baby'. Thank you to septembers_coda for your beta work, help and support - you made my first Sassy an enjoyable experience! Thanks to my wonderful artist, it was fun working with you.

Link to fic: LJ Part One & Part Two, AO3
Link to art: LJ

In the Darkness, Bind Them



Title: In the Darkness, Bind Them
Author: leah_elisabeth
Artist: loracine
Characters & Pairing(s): Sam/Castiel
Rating: M
Word Count: 5289
Warnings: Violence, very brief mention of non-con.
Summary: Sam feels guilty for so much, Lucifer is free, Amara is terrorizing the earth, Castiel is locked away as the vessel for the angel who destroyed Sam's life, and it is time to do something about it, even if that means using a weapon that will change everything for him, forever.


Link to fic:AO3 / LJ
Link to art: LJ

Even If the Skies Get Rough



Title: Even If the Skies Get Rough
Author: elenajames
Artist: nonexistenz
Characters & Pairing(s):SamCas, DeanBenny, Past Wincest
Rating:Teen
Word Count: 7831
Warnings: Depression, PTSD, Minor Character Death, Angst with a Happy Ending (Full Tags on Ao3)
Summary:There's a lot left broken in the wake of the Trials and the Fall. Some of it can be fixed, some of it can't, but the boys try to come together to make sure no one has to heal alone.

Link to fic: Ao3
Link to art: Tumblr | Ao3

Guardian Angel



Title: Guardian Angel
Author: bestiesandagents
Artist: stormbrite
Characters & Pairing(s): Sastiel; Sam Winchester, Castiel, Michael, Dean Winchester
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 13,948
Warnings: None
Summary: Castiel wasn’t overly excited when he was assigned to watch over Sam Winchester, his mind immediately reeling with all the potential problems he could face with this dangerous boy. Nevertheless, he dons the disguise of a college boy, Cameron, and ends up facing the one problem that never even occurred to him - falling in love with his charge. Now it seems that, no matter what the circumstances, he cannot have a relationship with Sam that isn’t based on lies. But what other choice does he have, when telling the truth could mean losing him forever?

Link to fic: tumblr | AO3
Link to art: LJ | AO3

Happily Ever After



Title: Happily Ever After
Author: Aria Lerendeair
Artist: maaahksheppard
Characters & Pairing(s): Sastiel - Sam Winchester/Castiel Novak
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 20,000
Warnings: Falling in love, Get Together, Happy Ending, Mutual Pining, Secret Pining
Summary: The first time Sam Winchester meets crown prince Castiel Novak, they end up in trouble together, and somehow become friends, then best friends. As Sam grows up, he absolutely does not have a crush on his best friend, or fall in love with him, no matter what Dean says. When push comes to shove and Castiel must marry, well, there’s only one thing Sam can do, isn’t there?

Link to fic
Link to art

Posting Guide

(Reminder: The final check in deadline is Nov 26. Please remember to email us a finished or mostly-finished draft at sassybigbang@gmail.com. Thanks!)

Posting starts soon, so here's an outline of how we'd like posting to work:

  • You can post on whatever platform you prefer. This includes AO3, LJ, tumblr, Dreamwidth, etc. Just make sure that it's a place accessible to the public. We're all eager to see your work!

  • Leading up to your assigned posting days, authors and artists must communicate with each other. Both of you will need to work out how, when, and where you want to post and provide each other with the relevant links. Do it BEFORE the posting date, it'll save everyone a whole lot of grief later on.

  • On your posting date, we'd like you or your partner—again, make sure you figure out who is doing this beforehand—to submit a post to our LJ (or our tumblr, if you prefer) with links to the story and art as well as general information and any banner art. Please make sure that the subject line of your post reads: FIC TITLE. This is what needs to be in the body of your post:


    You can add whatever you want to it (notes, beta credit, disclaimer, etc.) and alter the alignments, but please do not leave out any of the listed items (except for the banner; that's totally optional) and fill them all out to the best of your ability. The size of your banner must not exceed 500px (width) x 400px (height).

  • If you post beforehand, set your story/art to Private so only you can see it. Remember to unlock your posts on your posting day.

  • On the place where you post your art/fic, please link back to your partner and to your partner's fic/art post (if available) so that they can get feedback as well.

  • Proofread your posts. Preferably, have your beta go over your summary and other information as well, so that everything is as polished as possible.

  • Please link back to the sastiel_bigbang community so that other fans are aware of the challenge and be able to find more Sassy goodness to enjoy! :D


If you need any help (with coding, etc.) or have any questions that have not been covered in the FAQs, comment on this post or send us a message.

Schedule, Final Check In, and Betas

We're in the home stretch!

The final check in will be November 26. By then, we need to see completed drafts from both writers and authors. This does not mean that it's the final product. If you still need to edit your story or tweak with your art, that's fine. But you should have a whole story or art piece, and it should be quite close to being finished. Please email your work to sassybigbang@gmail.com as you did for the last check in. Please feel free to send things in before the Nov. 26 deadline. If you can't produce a draft, we cannot allow you to post.

Second, schedule. We'll be posting all through December and possibly into January, skipping weekends and the holidays. Below is the schedule for who is posting when. We'll have another post next week clarifying how we'd like posting to work. If you need a different date, PLEASE CONTACT US AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!

SCBB Posting Schedule*

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Finally, betas. If your story is finished or close being finished, you'll want to find a beta who can basically act as your editor before you post. There a few ways you can do this. One, check out some great communities that help people find betas: spn_betas and spn_beta. Or, you can go to the Beta Sign-Up form. You can either say you're a writer in need of a beta, or offer to beta other people's work. We'll work to pair people up.

Let us know if you have any questions or problems!

Second Check-In

The weather is getting cooler (here in the northern hemisphere at least), the pumpkin spice is in full swing, and the second SCBB check-in deadline is approaching on OCTOBER 22.

For this check-in, we're looking for evidence that you and your partner are making progress on your collaboration. We'd like to see at least one of two things.

  1. A fic rough draft that is ideally one-third to one-half toward being complete. If it's less than that, please don't panic; you won't be penalized! Just send us what you have so far so we have confirmation you're on the right track.

  2. Art rough draft that is ideally one-third to one-half toward being complete. Again, if it's less than that, just send what you have.

We'd like everyone, both artists and authors, to send an email to sassybigbang@gmail.com with your draft attached. (Or if one person wants to send us both fic and art, that's fine too!) The ideal is that both the artist and the author have drafts to send, but as long as one or the other can show they're making progress, we'll check off your group. If you don't have a draft to send, just shoot us an email confirming you're still in the challenge and that you intend to start very soon.

As always, if you think you need to drop out, let us know so we can accomodate.

We'll be happy to start taking drafts as soon as you can send them. If we haven't heard from you by Oct. 22, we'll start sending emails to remind people to check in.

Thanks guys!