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Oct. 27th, 2010

Master Post of OMFG aka formerly known as State of the Elf

So long since I wrote one of these, but I need to get this first part up her, so I might as well add the rest, too.

1 - NaNoWriMo next month (Or should I say Monday?), so this journal will again be taken over by an unbetad post-as-I-write-it story.  This year, I'm doing Merlin/Arthur (or Arthur/Merlin?), fanfic merging Merlin with Sword in the Stone.  Should be fun, so I hope people will follow along.  And feel free to leave beta-type comments.  Any suggestions are more than welcome for the editing process once I've completed the story.

2 - Because of the above, I've been trying to finish all my fic before Monday, which I'm not doing very successfully.  I've gotten fairly far with both my November D_D and my K_K, but neither is quite close enough to being finished to make me happy yet.

3 - Spent the "Weekend" (Sunday morning to yesterday afternoon) with my sister working on a few projects, which was great fun.  One super sekret project for Christmas, and also working on getting niece's dollhouse painted.  We managed to get the whole thing minus the roof primed, and painted and floored two rooms, so we got a LOT accomplished, but I was exhausted when I got home last night.  Still, it was fun to do.

4 - Been working on learning languages, and made up a new Tumblr for it, if anyone's interested: Glossology.  Right now I'm only covering Welsh, Danish and German, but I'd love more input if anyone's curious or knowledgeable. :)

5 - Games - Managed to play Civ V at sis's house...not sure what I think.  It is better than 4, definitely, but I think I'd need to play a few more time to be sure whether I like it or not, but right now I'm leaning towards "still too much like 4".
Bought myself a new game a few weeks ago: Etrian Odyssey III.  It's a simple little game, but I'm enjoying it.  if you've played either of the others, you'll probably really enjoy it.
Also got to watch sis play DeathSpank yesterday.  I was a fan of the original Lucasfilm games, Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island games, so it was fun to see something new by the team behind them.  I may have to get the XBox 360 version for myself.

6 - Genealogy has been my life of late when not writing up my fanfic.  I've managed to find a few records that prove more ancestors in my family tree, so I've been having a great time.  I've been the family genealogist since 1991, shortly after my grandfather's death, but this is the first year I've managed to really sort things out and do more than just get the latest information.  I have to say, I've been having a great time with it, but it is VERY time consuming.
I also got the first five seasons of the UK Who Do You Think You Are from hubby for my birthday.  So many great episodes, but my first-watched episode is still my favorite: Stephen Fry. (link to the first part, the others can be found under "suggestions".)

7 - Been playing with cooking a lot more of late.  I made a deep dish pizza and a taco casserole along with several different versions of chicken, my favorite of which was a lovely Peruvian grilled chicken.  I highly recommend it, if  you're interested.

8 - Ship anniversaries - I played slightly when posts went up at H/D for their anniversary, and hopefully I'll get to play a bit more, and I'm looking into something to celebrate Snupin as well, despite my usual inability to write Snupin.  I'm curious to see what other ships will get mentioned as far as anniversaries go, though I'm sure most were written within those first two years.  At least for ships like Sirius/Remus, Lucius/Harry, etc.

I have probably missed things on my list, but that's enough for now.

May. 23rd, 2009

[No Subject]

I did this coming on three years ago now, but I think it's time it was updated.

My reading/writing preferences in HP fandom )

Jul. 23rd, 2006

Copied from [info]inell

I know I have a ton of new folks here on my lj, so I thought I'd reintroduce myself, and let you know a bit about what I read/write so that you don't get shocked when something pops up that you might otherwise never have expected of me. :D

I'm going to make my list a touch more complicated than [info]inell's, though, as I'm so all over the place with my pairings, and while I adore Draco, I went the opposite way she did with Hermione, though that seems to be changing a bit nowadays. ;)  I hope you'll bear with me in any case.

Some basics about the ships I read )

Shiplists )

subject-matter and squicks )

Yikes.  I think I've blathered on enough.  I wonder if it's too big to post now... :)  But I'm sure you all get the point, anyway.

Dec. 17th, 2005

These are a few of my favorite ships...

Yeah, corny, I know.

So, I sometimes do this overly involved thing to see where things stand with the ships I like, and how much they've changed since the last time I looked.  Well, the last time I looked was obviously before HBP came out, cause things have changed a bit. :)

For those interested, I present:
My top ten Slash ships, in order )
My top ten Het ships, in order )
My top 6 Femmeslash ships, in order )
My top ten all-male threesomes, in order )
My top nine mixed threesomes, in order )

Yeah, probably more information than you wanted to know, right? ;D