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07 March 2015 @ 05:27 pm
Seeking new header for my LJ: Mark Sheppard (as Crowley) sitting on the Iron Throne. Anyone know where I could find one?
19 February 2015 @ 01:13 pm
Via notsoShyGirl at the Bronze:beta: The word of the day on is "effulgent".

Which inspired me to a little poem:

Staring at the sky at night
Might seem to be indulgent
But I just can't help it
Because they are so effulgent


Spike day!


*waves to everyone*

yes I'm still here. :)
19 February 2015 @ 12:02 pm
Reposting from my Twitter, just because I was a little shocked after reading the reviews posted on the latest Buffy comic issue. disclaimer: I no longer read the comics so I really don't care but ....

[Spoiler fonted (just in case):]Spuffy sex happened in the comics? !!!!! Really? Oh man..... the Earth is doomed.
31 August 2012 @ 12:56 pm
So you know that funny look on Buffy's face in As You Were when she glanced up to see Riley standing in front of her? I'm positive that same expression was on my own face the other day when I got a notice that one of my ficlets had been nominated here:

The Kinda Gay Awards

I was totally mystified as to why someone would nominate me because I couldn't recall having ever written any femmeslash. The title of the piece rang no bells so I had to go look in my own memories to find it: Promise, Faith/Buffy. I completely forgot that I wrote this long drabble and cannot remember exactly what the prompt was for it may have been a chat room discussion on how hard it is to write a kiss but I'm not sure.

Anyway, THANK YOU to whoever nominated my drabble! The nomination alone made me smile all day.

BTW, Nominations are still open for kinda_gay_award so if there's some f/f out there that you really liked, why don't you take a few moments to nominate the author who wrote it and make someone's day?

Also, I have this pretty from Round 23 for Chatting In The Graveyard At 3AM (Faith, Holden Webster) at the SunnyD Awards:


Speaking of SunnyD, nominations for Round 27 will soon be open!
06 August 2012 @ 06:28 pm

*runs off*

*peeks back in*

Phew. Looks like the worst is over.

That was really fucking scary.

I hate bad thunderstorms.


eta: and then the electricity went off for over two hours. screw this. I'm going to bed.

25 December 2011 @ 09:36 pm
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Myspace Hi5 comments

Hope you guys are all enjoying the holidays!
22 November 2011 @ 10:50 am
The winner of The Algerina Memorial Summer Fan Creative Writing Contest is....

"Taking the Initiative" by Leather Jacket!

Followed by a close second in "The Final Curtain" by ShadowQuest.

The authors names have been revealed here.

The results of the public poll are:

1.Taking the Initiative
2.The Final Curtain
3.The Winter of the World

I'd like to thank everyone who participated. The stories were wonderfully creative and I enjoyed reading them all.

And a special thank you to the su_herald editors for taking the time to judge this contest.
While we are waiting for the judges to decide on a winner, I thought those who've followed us this summer would like to do the usual public poll as well.

The Algerina Memorial Summer Fan Creative Writing Contest Poll.

Please note: you can only vote for one story this time.
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11 October 2011 @ 06:05 am
I'm getting some weird security warning when I try to access the Bronze. Is anyone else getting that too?
13 September 2011 @ 06:46 pm
You have until September 15th to submit your story for The Algerina Memorial Summer Fan Creative Writing Contest!.
19 August 2011 @ 04:26 pm
You know what I really dislike? When authors use character derailment in their fanfics to remove or discredit the character, who is in the way of the featured pairing of the story.
10 August 2011 @ 08:38 pm
Prompted by adrililith.
Prompt:Flash fic: As usual, 8 minutes, any genre, any subject, must use all word
prompts: change, time, muscle.
Ats episode: "You're Welcome"

Missed You

Muscles strain as sweat beads his forehead and dampens his bangs but he doesn't take time to wipe it away. His grip is sure and the sound of metal striking metal seems loud in the quiet still of the air. The burn in his arms and across his shoulder blades increases in increments as his opponent changes tactics. He smiles, then grits his teeth and ignores the sensation, his entire being completely focused on the man in front of him, on the next thrust of blade, the next volley of words, the next move of this dance that began so long ago.
The Algerina Memorial Summer Fan Creative Writing Contest

As we hurtle toward 2012 and the end of the The Mayan Calendar, your mission, should you choose to accept it, shall be one of Apocalyptic proportions. Your subject will be to write any post-apocalypse story in the Buffy/Angel/Firefly universe you wish. (Cross-overs are also permitted.)


1- Story Time frame: past, present or future.

2- Format: Story, or Script.

3- Stories should be no less than 3 yet no more than 15 pages in length; word count no less than 500 yet no more than 4000.

4- Every fic should contain a header, a summary and a rating.

5- Only established characters should be used. One or two original characters shall be permitted, as long as they are secondary or tertiary characters*. (NO Mary Sues!)

6- The deadline for entries is September 15, 2011. All completed entries should be emailed to Menomegirl.

7-All entries will be posted at The Sunnydale Library. Comments are welcome and anonymous comments will be enabled, so those without a Live Journal can leave feedback if they want.

8-This will be a judged contest; your judges will be my fellow Herald editors.

*(Exceptions will be made for stories set in the past or the future)
05 April 2011 @ 07:40 pm
So I was clearing out my yahoo emails, which I haven't done in over a month. I normally just delete my spam folder without even looking to see what's in there but this afternoon, I decided to take a glance since it has been awhile. And I found this:


You have been nominated at The Sunnydale Memorial Fanfiction Awards.

I almost fell out of my chair. Cause it's been a long time since I've written or posted anything.

And what do you know? The story someone nominated was not Lindsey-oriented.

I nearly fell out of my chair again. :) Cause we all know that all my fics tend to include Lindsey in some kind of way. But the ficlet nominated is one of the few that mention ole Linds not at all!

Hee. I find this more amusing than y'all could know.

Story nominated: Chatting In The Graveyard At 3 a.m.
Categories: Best Crossover Movie

It's been nominated along with some really awesome fics and wonderful authors. If you love cross-overs, please go check these out!

It's just a short fic, which featured Holden Webster, a one-shot character I liked a lot. I was having trouble writing even way back then and couldn't have finished it without ely_jan's help. ♥

My little fic probably shouldn't be there with all those other wonderful stories but I loved working on it so I'm just thrilled to be nominated.


To whoever nominated me: THANK YOU! This made a long day much, much better!
24 December 2010 @ 07:53 am
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Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!

One of mine is fan fiction that includes the misspelling of a character's name. This really bugs me.

So, in the interest of ... pet peeves .... I took a few minutes to make a list of the correct way to spell Btvs/Ats characters' names. (Yes, I know there are sources I could link instead but I was motivated.)


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And last, but by no means least, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel" were creations of Joss Whedon and Mutant Enemy Productions.

If I've forgotten anyone major or minor/major, please leave a comment.
15 December 2010 @ 03:20 pm
Written on a whim for angearia.

Little Things

It was the little things that got to her.

The softness of his touch as icy-cold dampness soothed the back of her neck. The tilt of his head as he listened to the things she had to say. The way the corners of his mouth would turn up into a soft smile when she descended into a rant. The warmth that would sometimes sneak into the blue depths of his eyes when he looked at her (when he thought she wasn't looking).

Those were the things that kept bringing her back, even though she knew she should stay away.

*Yes, I wrote something. Yes, it's het. Don't faint.
15 December 2010 @ 10:32 am
Dear Fanfic Author:

Please place full stops, question marks and exclamation points inside your quotation marks in a complete sentence.


Instead of this: "Spot chased the ball"

Write this: "Spot chased the ball." or "Spot chased the ball!" or "Spot chased the ball?"

Also, when you write dialogue (two or more persons having a conversation), begin a new paragraph each time you change speakers. And place spaces between paragraphs.

25 November 2010 @ 10:22 pm
I was watching Destiny and thought I'd make up a poll.

I love a good, emotionally-charged fight scene, don't you?

Poll #1649393 Best fight

Which of the following was the best fight scene in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"?

Buffy vs. The Master in "Prophecy Girl"
Buffy vs. Angelus in "Becoming part 2"
Buffy vs. Faith in "Graduation Day Part 1"
Buffy vs. Spike in "The Harsh Light of Day"
Buffy vs. Faith in "Who Are You?"
Buffy vs. Glory in "The Gift"
Buffy vs. Willow in "Two To Go"
Giles vs. Willow in "Grave"
Buffy vs. the Turok-Han in "Show Time"
Spike vs. Robin Wood in "Lies My Parents Told Me"
The Slayers vs. the Turok-Han in "Chosen"

Which of the following was the best fight scene in "Angel"?

Angel vs. Faith in "Five by Five"
Angel vs. Vocah in "To Shanshu In L.A."
Angel vs. Lindsey in "Dead End"
Angel vs. Skip in "That Vision Thing"
Angel, Wesley, Gunn and Lorne vs. The Beast in "Apocalypse, Nowish"
Faith vs. Angelus in "Release"
Angel vs. Jasmine in "Peace Out"
Angel vs. Spike in "Destiny"
Angel vs. Lindsey in "You're Welcome"
Wesley, Illyria, Gunn, Lindsey & Lorne vs. The Circle of Black Thorn
Angel vs. Hamilton in "Not Fade Away"