The game will begin on September 1st, 2009. You are welcome to claim a character and create a journal at any time, but please do not post in any of the locations until the game begins. Any posts made before September 1st will be deleted.
To claim a character, simply leave an anonymous comment to this post with the following information: Character - Fandom
I will reply telling you that you have been added to the list. At that point, you are free to go ahead and make your character journal.