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Jan. 12th, 2011

Karl Urban Pickspam

To cheer me up.  Yes, I am still here, just in a really bad place right now.  Not ignoring people so much as trying to deal with a lot, so I'm sorry if I haven't responded to something.  *snugs you all*

Reasons for loving Karl Urban:
Massive Picspam behind the cut--you have been warned )

Any questions? :D

Oct. 9th, 2010

Fandom 30 Day Meme part 9

9 – Pairings – For each of the fandoms from day two, what are your three favorite pairings to write?

Elfquest - The only canon pairing I actually wrote was Skywise/Foxfur.  All the rest were OCs paired with one of the known characters.

Voyager - Janeway/Chakotay, Tom/B'Elanna, haven't written any others

HP - Harry/Draco, Severus/Draco, Remus/Regulus.  And I've written tons more, too.

Youkko Nitta - Carlos/Magira, I don't think I've written any others.

Merlin - Again, only written one- Arthur/Merlin.  Though there are others I don't mind.  I just haven't written them.

Oct. 3rd, 2010

Fandom 30 Day Meme part 3

3 – For each of the fandoms from day two, what were your favorite characters to write?

Elfquest: Well, I did mostly OC's, but the ones I tended to pull from the main group were Winnowill, Cutter, and Scouter, if I recall... (did I mention I had a thing for evil characters? ;) )

Voyager: Janeway, and to a lesser extent, Chakotay and B'Elanna. I think Tom was all Foodie, really...

LotR: The fic I found myself writing focused on Frodo. Never finished it, though.

Harry Potter: Say it with me folks... Draco. Yeah...anyone who got that wrong needs to start at the beginning of my journal and work their way forwards. ;) Also Harry comes to me a lot, and Severus, Remus, Blaise, and Regulus. And sometimes George. Oh, and Lucius, and sometimes Kingsley. And I'm probably forgetting a half-dozen more, too.

Buffy: Haven't written a whole lot, but...Willow. :)

Firefly: Again, I think I've written maybe three drabbles? Plus, the group's so small, it's hard to have favorites. But I suppose if I chose, it would be Inara, Kaylee, Mal or Zoe.

Youkko Nitta: Magira. Again, I haven't quite written enough to be sure, but I do love he and Carlos... :DD

Merlin: Despite RPing Merlin to [info]kabal42's Arthur, I have to say that my first answer here is Morgana. Then Arthur, I think, and then Merlin. I suppose I'll find out more in November, huh? ;D

Oct. 2nd, 2010

Fandom 30 Day Meme part 2

2 – Name the fandoms you've written in, and how much you've written in that fandom, and if you still write in it.

Hm...

My first fanfic I can remember writing (I might have written Star Trek or Star Wars stuff before it, but I don't remember anything specific) was in Elfquest. Chock full of OCs that broke pretty much every rule there is for Mary Sues. Thank god none of it ever made it online.

Then in college, I did a piece on the Dollenganger Saga by VC Andrews, but just one poem, and not so much fanfic.

As I said yesterday, my first published piece was with [info]foodie in Voyager fandom.

We moved on to LotR, but I don't think I ever finished the fanfic I was writing, though she posted several about the Hobbits that I helped with.

And then I moved into HP, and never looked back. I couldn't even begin to tell you how many stories I've written in HP any longer. I've been writing HP stories for about 7 years now, if I'm counting right. HP is also my first slash fandom.

Since writing in HP, I've done a few drabbles in older fandoms--Buffy and Firefly, a bit more in Trek and Elfquest.

And then Someone introduced me to Youkko Nitta... I haven't written enough there, but I do love playing with those two characters...I need to write more. :D

And of course, Merlin, my newest love, which will be the subject of my NaNoWriMo this year. :D I've done maybe a dozen or so drabbles, and a couple of fics in the fandom, but I promise there will be more.

And I think that's the lot...though I'd probably be terrified by what I could unearth on my hard drive...

Oct. 1st, 2010

New Meme: 30-day fanfic writing meme

Yes, I am still alive. Deadlines staring me in the face, Christmas projects coming up, so I haven't had much of a chance to do much beyond writing and family tree work in a long time.

But I wanted to get something up here that's not just fic or ads for fests.

I made this myself after finding that a writing meme of the same sort that really didn't quite appeal to me. Feel free to snag and use if you'd like.

The Questions )

And today is the first, so here's #1:
1 – How did you first get into writing fanfic, and what was the first fandom you wrote for? What do you think it was about that fandom that pulled you in?

I read fanfic long before I wrote, and I suppose it was only a matter of time before I started writing myself. I'd been a Star Trek fan since I was a kid, so when I finally got inspired, it was Star Trek I ended up writing in first. [info]foodie and I came up with an idea for a Star Trek Voyager story, and we had a great time writing it; so much that we even ended up writing a sequel.

But it wasn't until Harry Potter that I really took off.

Feb. 21st, 2010

A (very late) 2009 Movies summary

I've been keeping track of all the movies I watch, though a small handful might have slipped through the cracks in the past year.  It's been interesting and informative, and it's a nice resource to have.  If you're curious to see the full list, it's here at Listal.  I've started a new one for 2010, so we'll see how long I can keep this up.

No, I'm not about to go over every movie I watched last year.  Just summarize some of the best of the new movies I saw.  Though feel free to ask about the others on the list if you're interested. 

Overall, I watched 42 new movies last year.  Stuff I'd missed in the theatres or avoided there, stuff that I've never got around to seeing until now, and 9 new movies in the theatres as well.

The full new-movie list for those who are interested )

The ten I recommend most are:
Movies and mini-reviews under the cut )

And this year, more new movies.  I've seen Holmes and Percy Jackson (loved the first, the latter not so much).  And lots more to come.  Alice (spooky looking), Iron Man 2 (I hope it's as good as the first), Robin Hood (can't help but be curious, and I like Crowe), Airbender (I go back and forth on that one, but again, I'm curious), Inception (looks really wild, but could be a disaster...), Rapunzel (More Disney, whee!), Deathly Hallows (as my stomach clenches in dread for how much worse they can make it...), and Dawn Treader (My favorite of the book series).  Plus trying to catch up on movies I've missed in the last two years...so many movies, so little time. :)

Dec. 4th, 2009

Fannish 5!

I haven't done this in ages, but I can't resist. :D

If you could resurrect/bring back five characters, who would they be?

Spoilers for DH, also Buffy, Firefly, Babylon 5, and DS9 )

Jun. 21st, 2009

Random Star Trek Reboot Fic

[info]angela_snape: Bones/Kirk from the new Trek movie, otherwise Bill Weasley/Neville Longbottom. In either case, the prompt can be "celebration".
My first ever Trek Slash. Not to mention I’ve never written Oldschool Trek. Just Voyager. So, yeah…pretty much came out Gen. But there’s some inference there, I think.
PG. 120 Words


Assumed Glory )


[info]foodie: Star Trek meets Disneyland
G 191 words


Last Shore Leave at Home )

Jan. 25th, 2008

That Icon Meme again

Did this in October, but I added a bunch

Make a list of all the characters in your icons. (Although you may have more than one icon of a single character, they only go on the list once.) Alphabetize it. Take the first two people on the list; that's your first pairing. Second two people; second pairing. Etc. Then write your reaction to each pairing (or a snippet of a hypothetical fic featuring each pairing).

Decided to go with snippets this time. And I didn't include real people in this list. Just the people I use in RP as the charcter I use them for.

micro-ficlets behind the cut, with lots of HP, a bit of QAF, Firefly, Stargate, Beatles, and many others included, some mention of character death )

Jan. 20th, 2008

Interview meme

If anyone would like to do this, feel free to ask for questions. :D

My questions and answers )

Jan. 12th, 2008

Old fandom meme, revived

Need to do this again.  New journal, things have shifted a bit, so time to re-list my fandoms:

Fandom rambling behind the cut because Elf doesn't know when to shut up )

Have I gone on long enough? :P

Aug. 24th, 2007

Today's Fannish 5

I haven't been interested in these in ages, but I quite like this one:

What are your five favorite canonical friendships?

Harry Potter
  • Sirius, Remus and James.  I'd add Peter, but JK totally screwed him over to make sure that no one would ever like him.
  • Severus and Lily.  Aaaaaw...  :D
  • Harry and Neville, though more movie-canon than book-canon.  I love that Neville actually gets to help him and talk to him in the movies.
  • Severus and Lucius, even though it's never explicitly stated.
  • Albus and Gellert.  A fascinating idea.  I can't wait to see what the fans do with it. :D
Star Trek
  • Geordi and Data.  Not just symbiotic because Geordi was an engineer, but also honestly good friends.  I always loved their jaunts on the holodeck.
  • Ben and Dax.  I have a huge soft spot for Dax, and I always loved this.  How it grew from a male/male friendship to a male/female friendship with only one hint of romance the entire time Jadzia was host.
  • Tom and Harry.  These two were so fun together...  Little kids on a big ship. :D
  • Kathryn and Tuvok.  Everyone needs a Vulcan friend.  To tell them when they're being an idiot
  • Kirk and Spock.  Oh, all right, yes.  It's one of the things I hope this new version gets right.  They were each others' support, and I want them to show it, damn it!
Others
  • Sam and Al, Quantum Leap.  They were really so great together...
  • Knight and Schanke, Forever Knight.  Ditto.  I can't express the number of times Schanke's stupid antics and Nick's reaction made me grin.  And yet, they were still always there for each other.
  • Buffy and Willow, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.  Only the best of friends can get away with calling each other such horrid things and smile about it while they're doing it.  "Quitter."  "Whiner."  "Bailer."  "Harpy."  "Witch."  "Bad seed..." 
  • Cutter and Skywise, Elfquest.  God, I can't believe this wasn't at the top of my list.  These two are so perfect together.  Cutter the brawn and Skywise the brain.  They compliment each other so well...
  • Brian and Michael, Queer as Folk.  I know some prefer the romance between them, but if it had ever happened?  It would have destroyed everything between them.  They were never meant to be anything more than friends.  Though they were excellent at that.  They understood each other almost better than anyone else.  And put up with each other more than most of the others in their lives did.

Mar. 23rd, 2007

Today's <lj comm

Fannish 5 )

HP Friday Five )

Nov. 10th, 2006

Another Meme!

Gacked from [info]dkwilliams.  I couldn't resist

Summarise/give vague clues to 10 of your fandoms in one sentence, then see who on your friendslist can guess each fandom.

(And just to make this tougher, I'm not putting HP on here...)

  1. They came from outer space in saucers.  They're our friends.  They only want to have us for dinner. V guessed by [info]beren_writes 
  2. No!  Don't hug him!  *poof!*  *sigh* Just don't tell anyone, okay? Fruits Basket guessed by [info]calli_thaala
  3. She only died twice, her sister's a key, and her friends are a scary lot. Buffy guessed by [info]beren_writes
  4. Like Lost in Space.  But not. ST: Voyager guessed by [info]drusillas_rain
  5. To hunt, to howl at the moon, to find their ancestors. Elfquest guessed by [info]nyx_noire
  6. They are the One.  Who was, is, and will be. Babylon 5 by [info]ccmom
  7. Creature of the night solves night cases! Forever Knight guessed by [info]beren_writes
  8. What could possibly be wrong with a little ring? Lord of the Rings guessed by [info]beren_writes
  9. They've taken his land, she's got his love (though he'll never tell her), but they'll never take his freedom. Firefly guessed by [info]beren_writes
  10. Before there were six, there were three.  And there was plot, and it was good.  And there was believable love, and a fight for freedom.  And little teddy bears. Star Wars guessed [info]beren_writes 
Well, all but one guessed.  I just put the person who guessed it right first.

Jul. 2nd, 2006

Fandoms

A meme, gacked from [info]fiona_fawkes who stole it from [info]furiosity who stole it from [info]kerrikins:

What fandoms do we have in common?

My main fandom is Harry Potter, of course.  Books, movies, fandom...  I love it all (though GOF the movie less so...)  Just too much there I adore.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer and a bit less so, Angel.  Joss whedon is my god.  I adore him, his one-liners, his characters, and the way he makes his worlds so real.

Sims - and yes, it is a fandom.  I could spend hours or even days creating houses, characters...  I love them.  I love playing them.

Star Trek.  Not active currently, but the only other fandom I really published stories in.  I can't imagine a world where there wasn't Star Trek in my life.  Even with the mistakes TPTB made, there's still so much good there.

Elfquest.  The only other fandom I got involved in on a personal level, though I wasn't in any holts.  I have always loved elves, so really, this was right up my alley.

Firefly.  See Buffy/Angel above.  And may I add, he makes the best female characters ever.

Star Wars.  Really the first trilogy, cause the prequels were bad.  Lucas had a great group of actors, the story had heart, and the entire thing advanced movie effects tenfold.

Stargate.  Love the idea, love the characters, love the stories.  Just a great team all around.  And anything that includes this much myth is right up my alley.

Forever Knight.  Best-ever vampire show on TV before Buffy.  It sucks that it only made it through three seasons.

Fruits Basket.  People who turn into animals?  And boys who can't touch girls?  How can I not love it?

Other minor fandoms: LOTR, B5 (Ivanova, Talia and Marcus...  God, yes.), XMen, V (the mini series), Batman. Teen Titans, Star Blasers/Space Battleship Yamato, Oran High School Host Club (omg, twins!), Battlestar Galactica, Quantum Leap, Law & Order, Labyrinth, Beauty and the Beast, Lost, Shakespeare

Yeah.  Just a few.  :P  And likely there's more I've forgotten.

So, who do you like?

Apr. 24th, 2006

Fannish thoughts

So, today on the bus, I was struck by the differences between Harry Potter and Star Trek fandoms.  Maybe it's just that I wasn't heavily into the fic side of ST, or any RP, but it seems to me that for ST, so many of the "ships" out there are fan-made, which means an original ship, not the Enterprise (or any of the other well-known ones), and all original characters.  While in HP, everything seems to relate back to Harry or Hogwarts, and if you don't use mostly canon characters, no one wants to read it.  And it made me remember my time in the ElfQuest fandom as well.  Most writing for EQ is written around orignal characters, often in original tribes.

So now I'm wondering.  What do you think makes the difference between the two types of fandom?  Do you think it's the size of the universe?  HP's Wizarding World being so small, or ST being so large?  Except in EQ, the number of Elves was fairly small as well, and Star Wars is a huge universe, and yet most people tend to play with the pre-made characters that I've noticed.  So what makes the difference?

Jan. 23rd, 2006

Another meme

Gacked from [info]bookshop

Leave a list of fictional characters in your journal that you would love to get a message from. It is your friend-list's mission, should they choose to accept it, to write you an in-character "letter" from a character on that list. Then they post their own list in their journal and the process continues!

Harry Potter:
  • Snape
  • Lupin
  • Draco
  • Blaise
Fruits Basket
  • Yuki
  • Ayami
  • Kureno
Star Trek
  • Captain Janeway
  • Chakotay
  • B'Elanna
  • Jadzia Dax
Elfquest
  • Skywise
  • Nightfall
  • Teir
Others
  • Susan Ivanova (B5)
  • Teal'c (SG1)
  • Inara (Firefly)
  • Willow (BTVS)

Um, that's all I can think of at the moment...

Nov. 18th, 2005

Drabbles for OTP Meme

So almost no one guessed any of my OTPs, but I did write a few Drabbles, so I thought I'd share them. 

If you'd like to guess and get a drabble of your own, the list is here.

[info]drusillas_rain guessed Harry/Draco, and asked for a BTVS drabble with the ship of my choice, and the prompt "November rain"
100 Words exactly.

November Rain )

Foodie, my co-author and main beta, got a bunch right, but I'm keeping the ones she guessed to myself, since she didn't post, so they're still up for grabs...
She requested six drabbles:

Serenity Spoiler Warning for both of the next two drabbles, just to be sure!

Kaylee/Simon -Their first child, gender of your choice, has just been born.

115 Words

Fatherhood )


Inara/Mal - Inara rejoins Serenity, with newfound bravery to admit her feelings...

114 Words

A Time for Everything )

Troi/Riker - Riker tells Troi how he feels about her relationship with Worf

141 Words

Them )

Janeway/Chakotay - Chakotay tries to convince Janeway to take the vacation she really needs

141 Words

Time Away )

Ginny/Neville - Nev botches up their first Christmas together as newlyweds

150 Words

The Disastrous Christmas )

Remus/Tonks - Missing scene: how Remus came to terms with her feelings for him at the end of HBP

131 Words

Coming to Terms )

Woah, I wrote in 1 fandom that I haven't in ages, and two that I've never written in...  I'm scared now...

Nov. 17th, 2005

Another meme, yes...sorry about that...

Gacked from [info]ponderosa121 -
The OTP meme.

I list my fandoms, and you guess what my OTPs are in them.  In some cases, I do have more than one, but I will indicate.  And--for added incentive, I will write drabbles for those who guess one right.

Fandoms )

Nov. 15th, 2005

To all Star Trek

You have to see this.