First Halloween With You Challenge

In the past we asked you to write about a first Christmas, but this spooky season we'd like you to take on a first Halloween.

Although we typically think of a "first Halloween" as the first one a child is alive, the important element here is that it's the first Halloween the character is sharing with this child no matter how many Halloweens the child has already lived through. This seems especially fitting this October...

Therefore there are multiple possibilities for how a "first" Halloween might come about, such as:

- Scully's first Halloween with William
- Scully and/or Mulder's first Halloween with a non-canon or not-yet-canon baby
- Any character's first Halloween with their baby
- Any character's first Halloween with their newly adopted child
- Any character's first Halloween with their newly discovered child
- Scully and/or Mulder's first (AU) Halloween with Emily when she's four if she lived, or at any age when was later discovered to be alive in your story
- Mulder's first Halloween with William in your AU story where William was never given up
- Mulder's first Halloween with William after being reunited
- Any character's first Halloween with their child who was physically separated from them for their previous Halloween(es)
- William's first Halloween with his adopted parents
- William's first Halloween with a newly born or adopted sibling
- it's permissible for this "first" Halloween to be a few months before the child's birth if their mother's pregnancy is far enough along for the unborn child's presence to be felt
- Any character's first Halloween with a grandchild

These suggestions are not all-inclusive, so if you come up with another way a character would be spending the first Halloween with the baby or child, you're welcome to strike out on your own =)

Very Optional:

* Combine this challenge with the elements of any other challenge on this site for entry in the Take Two Challenge

* You can write about more than one child's first Halloween, so if you'd like to write about a six months' pregnant Scully celebrating her 11-month-old's first Halloween with Mulder after discovering Emily's alive, being reunited with William and adopting a child ... well, we'd be really impressed ::grins::

* 500 words or more would be awesome, but not required since we don't believe in min/max word count requirements here.

Please submit your story or the link to it to nurseryfiles@mulderscreek.com by midnight your-time on October 30th




Challenge fics: One Spooky All Hallows' Eve by MonikaFileFan

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