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Jul. 10th, 2029 | 08:32 pm

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Potential Three Ships Requests

Jun. 29th, 2015 | 04:26 pm

Fandom: Bones
Pairing: Temperence Brennan/Peyton Perotta/Daisy Wick

Fandom: Sarah Jane Adventueres
Pairing: Rani Chandra/Maria Jackson/Luke Smith

Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis
Pairing: Samantha Carter/Jennifer Keller/Rodney McKay

Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis
Pairing: Samantha Carter/Rodney McKay/Jeannie Miller*

Fandom: Sanctuary
Pairing: Clarra Griffin/Will Zimmerman/Kate Freelander

Fandom: Veronica Mars
Pairing: Cindy Mackenzie/Veronica Mars/Madison Sinclair

Fandom: Veronica Mars
Pairing: Cassidy Casablancas/Cindy Mackenzie/Lilly Kane

Fandom: Transformers (2007/2009/2011)
Pairing: Mikaela Banes/Maggie Madsen/Carly Spencer

Fandom: Veronica Mars
Pairing: Cindy Mackenzie/Keith Mars/Veronica Mars*

Fandom: Harry Potter
Pairing: Draco Malfoy/Pansy Parkinson/Ginevra Weasley

Fandom: Chuck
Pairing: Chuck Bartowski/Ellie Bartowski/Sarah Walker*

Fandom: Chuck
Pairing: Ellie Bartowski/Alex McHugh/Sarah Walker

Fandom: Chuck
Pairing: Ellie Bartowski/Sarah Walker/Anna Wu

Fandom: Chuck
Pairing: Chuck Bartowski/Jill Roberts/Sarah Walker*

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Ender's Game Podfic: The Whipping Girl (Peter/Val)

Aug. 30th, 2014 | 07:33 am



Title: The Whipping Girl
Author: [personal profile] alixtii
Fandom: Ender's Game series by Orson Scott Card
Pairing: Peter Wiggin/Valentine Wiggin (note that that is a sibling incest pairing)
Summary: He loves her for her martyrdom.
A/N: Set in an AU where Val didn't leave to go with Ender but stayed with Peter instead

Format: MP3
Length: 0:06:37
Size: 6.41 MB

Links
Original text at AO3.
Download or stream from Google.
Temporary download from Sendspace.

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*headdesk*

Jul. 3rd, 2014 | 03:53 pm

So I'm working on the antepenultimate chapter of Where the Heart Is and I just found out that Côte d’Ivoire is in the northern hemisphere.

I went back over the previously posted chapters and I don't think I actually wrote anything incorrect. The 2nd sentence of the fic says "the very notion of a White Christmas seems more than a little alien" but that'd still be true no matter what.

But, still. Obviously with a fic like this one worries about being unintentionally appropriative--or at least more so than the source canon itself commits one to--but it never occurred to me that I might put a country in the wrong frakking hemisphere.

Oh, well. Disaster averted.

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Dear Fic Corner Scribbler

Jun. 21st, 2014 | 07:09 pm

Hey there!

I love children's lit because it is so what I call will-to-poweriness or the adolescent fantasy, as I discuss at length in this post from 2006. I'm particularly fond of female protagonists, and female children and teenagers who prove themselves to be the equals (or betters) to adults because they are just that awesome are some of my favorite people to read about, and kid's lit delivers with many great examples.

I have few squicks--I'm fine with character death, BDSM, mpreg, dubcon, noncon, chan, incest--you name it, I'm probably okay with it. Just please no bashing of my favorite characters. Happy, uplifting fics are good, but so are soul-crushingly depressing ones so long as the pairings and characters get to be awesome. Ambivalent fics where we're not sure whether we should cheer or cry are probably best of all. If I didn't like existentialism and pseudo-nihilism in my fic, I wouldn't be a Joss Whedon fan.

You really don't have to worry about ruining my childhood or anything like that.

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Pitch Perfect: "They Don't Talk About It" (Beca & Kimmy Jin)

May. 31st, 2014 | 02:00 pm

They Don't Talk About It (299 words) by Alixtii
Fandom: Pitch Perfect (2012)
Relationships: Kimmy Jin & Beca Mitchell
Characters: Beca Mitchell, Kimmy Jin
Additional Tags: POV Female Character, Female Friendship, Roommates, Past Tense, Introverts
Summary: They don't talk about being roommates again their sophomore year, because--if you hadn't noticed--Beca and Kimmy Jin never talk to each other about anything if they can help it, unless it is to insult or snark at each other.

( They Don't Talk About It )

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Folgerscest: "Where the Heart Is" (5/8)

May. 5th, 2014 | 11:56 am

At long last, Chapter 5 of "Where the Heart Is" is up!

Where the Heart Is (11813 words) by Alixtii
Chapters: 5/8
Fandom: Folgers Holiday Commercial (2009), Folgerscest - Fandom, Original Work, Ghost Soup Infidel Blue
Relationships: Brother/Sister, Folgerscest
Summary: After spending five years in West Africa, a young man returns home to the United States for the holidays. But sometimes home isn't a place so much as it is a person.

Containing ice skating, a traumatic head injury, a dream sequence, a walk in the park, a meal at a fancy French restaurant, and hot car sex!

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Roundup: 2013 in Fanfic

Jan. 4th, 2014 | 08:50 am

In addition to my two Yuletide fics, Where the Heart Is (Folgerscest) and Eternal Recurrence (Avalon High), I also wrote two other fics in 2013:

Stringing the Labyrinth (A Watcher's Remix), a remix of [archiveofourown.org profile] Valyssia's fic Walk About written for [community profile] buffy_remix 2013;

and The Caged Birds, my sequel to my MCU/XMM crossover Four Times Tony Stark Met Erik Lensherr (And One Time He Didn't).

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Yuletide Reveals

Jan. 1st, 2014 | 02:56 pm

So for Yuletide 2013, I wrote two fics. My main assignment was Where the Heart Is (Folgerscest) for [Unknown LJ tag], and I wrote Eternal Recurrence (Avalon High) as a treat for [Unknown LJ tag]

I got the idea for "Where the Heart Is" during last year's Yuletide, and desperately wanted to receive the Folgerscest assignment this year because I knew my idea was too ambitious for me to undertake it without being assigned it. Even as it was, I was forced to scale it back somewhat and only posted three chapters, hoping they could stand alone as a somewhat self-contained unit. My recipient did express interest in reading more when I completed it, though, so even before reveals happened I posted the fourth chapter, which is one of my favorites, and at this point I fully plan on writing the full eight chapters my original idea called for.

As of this writing, I have over 7K words posted to AO3, which if I may say so myself is pretty impressive considering the source canon is about 45 seconds long.

My original idea for "Where the Heart Is" was pretty simple: what if the brother had been away in West Africa for several years instead of months, and what if he asked his sister to go back to Africa with him? Percolating in my mind for a year meant that many little details began to develop and enrich the original premise, and I knew I would have enough material to fill eight chapters, one covering each of the eight days from Christmas Day to New Years Day. This became even more true as I began writing: the cousin Gwen, for example, was a relatively late addition, inspired by the Gwen Stacey debacle.

As I was preparing my sign-ups and reading letters, I was preparing possible fics I could write, any one of which I could write as a main assignment and/or a treat. I wanted to write Folgerscest as my main assignment desperately, but I had several different fic ideas in different fandoms ready to write: a Cinderella genderfuck piece, a Little Mermaid f/f fix-it, a Honor Harrington casefile, a Belle/Aurora college AU, etc. Many of these are started and may be completed at some future point. 

One fic I more or less finished even before assignments went out, however, was "Eternal Recurrence." I enjoyed the Disney Channel movie Avalon High just as much as r [Unknown LJ tag] did, and wanted to see more fanfic for much the same reasons. In particular, though, I shipped Allie/Jen, because I'm a femslasher and Arthur/Gwen is already canon. So one night at work an idea for a fic came to mind, and by the time I got home I had it pretty much all worked out in my head, from the use of the toy lightsaber to slice a watermelon to the game of truth and dare around the campfire. I immediately typed it all up (sans the flashback, which I filled in right before the deadline) when I got home, and then put it on the back-burner as I continued to work on "Where the Heart Is" and my other treat ideas. 

I'd be interested in writing a continuation of "Eternal Recurrence," too, where Allie and Jen really need to come to terms with being married in a past life and in which Nina Mallory (briefly mentioned in my fic) is revealed to indeed be Nimue, but I'm definitely going to focus on finishing the expanded version of "Where the Heart Is" first. 

Where the Heart Is (7194 words) for [Unknown LJ tag]
by Alixtii

Chapters: 4/8
Fandom: Folgers Holiday Commercial (2009) and Folgerscest - Fandom
Rating: Not Rated
Warnings: Choose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Brother/Sister, folgerscest
Characters: Brother - Character, Sister, Father, Mother, Original Characters, Semi-Original Characters - Character
Additional Tags: Sibling Incest, Brother-Sister Relationships, Cousins, Homecoming, Leaving Home, Present Tense, POV Third Person Limited, Christmas, Christmas Morning, Christmas Presents, Christmas Dinner, Holidays, Family Drama, Dysfunctional Family, Family Secrets, Secret Relationship, Forbidden Love, Hetcest, yuleporn, Het, Folgerscest - Freeform, Shower Sex, Bathroom Sex, Television Watching, Watching Movies Together, Romance, Bathing/Washing, Difficult Decisions, Parent-Child Relationship, Cousin-Cousin Relationship, Yuletide 2013, Coffee, Card Games, United States, West Africa, Slow Build, Skype, Male Friendship, Old Friends, Reuniting with Friends, Poker, Rummy, Roman Catholicism, Catholic Guilt, Catholic Characters, POV Male Character, POV: Brother

Summary:

After spending five years in West Africa, a young man returns home to the United States for the holidays. But sometimes home isn't a place so much as it is a person.


Eternal Recurrence
(1220 words) for [archiveofourown.org profile] amathela
by Alixtii

Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: Avalon High (2010)
Rating: Not Rated
Warnings: Choose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Allie Pennington/Will Wagner, Lance Benwick/Jen, Allie Pennington/Jen, Guinevere/Arthur Pendragon, Guinevere/Lancelot du Lac
Characters: Allie Pennington, Will Wagner, Miles (Avalon High), Lance Benwick, Jen (Avalon High), Arthur Pendragon, Guinevere (Arthurian)
Additional Tags: Truth or Dare, Campfires, Watermelons, Past Lives, Underage Drinking, Kissing, POV Female Character, POV Third Person Limited, Past Tense, Plastic Lightsaber Toy, Excalibur, First Kiss

Summary:

A campfire, a six-pack, a watermelon, a game, and two first kisses.

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Yuletide is here!

Dec. 26th, 2013 | 11:04 am

So yesterday was Dec. 25, which means fic! I got Ce Sera Serra, a plotty Chloe/Riley/Andi fic for Serra Elinson's YA paranormal romance Awoken.

I also wrote two fics this year. Feel free to guess below; comments are screened. I'll unscreen comments which aren't guesses unless you tell me not to.

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Dear Yuletide Writer 2013

Oct. 11th, 2013 | 07:23 pm

(N.B.: Portions of this letter have been lifted from previous years' letters: 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007.)

Thank you for signing up to write a story for me! You're one of a very small group of people who offered to write for one or more of my fandoms (usually I give the stats, but what with bucket offers not showing up this year, I won't) and I love you for that alone.

If you check out my userinfo, you'll find a 'thon policy which implores that you be true first and foremost to the prompt and your muse, and to consider whether I'd like a story as, at most, a secondary concern. I stand by that, but I also recognize there is a sense that a [community profile] yuletide story is explicitly a gift in a way which most 'thon fics aren't, so feel free to surf through this journal to get a feel for me, and here's a little bit more, if you are interested, to help you understand how I relate to the specific texts and characters in the fandoms I've requested and what I might like. OTOH, don't be intimitated; this letter might demonstrate that I've thought long and hard about why I want what I want, because I'm full of myself and like to navel-gaze so you can get a feel for my tastes, but the specifics of what I'd like are intentionally vague even in my own mind.

As a reader (and, for that matter, as a writer), I'm perhaps most interested in female characters--in particular, adolescent female characters with agency--and in the relationships between them. I'm also drawn to what I call will-to-poweriness, the adolescent fantasy, the desire to exceed oneself that also draws me to things like superhero comics (one of my fandoms is, indeed, X-Men) and fantasy shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer (which is my main fandom). Female children and teenagers who prove themselves to be the equals (or betters) to adults because they are just that awesome are some of my favorite people to read about, and I think you can see this in many of my requests. I talk more about my love of radically autonomous young female characters in this post from 2006 and provide more examples of the specific dynamic I like and why I think it rings for me; I go on to talk about incest, but since that's not relevant for any of my requests this year you can feel free to ignore that part.

Beyond that, I like to think I'm easy to write for. I have few squicks--I'm fine with character death, BDSM, mpreg, dubcon, noncon, chan, incest--you name it, I'm probably okay with it. Just please no bashing of my favorite characters. Happy, uplifting fics are good, but so are soul-crushingly depressing ones so long as the pairings and characters get to be awesome. Ambivalent fics where we're not sure whether we should cheer or cry are probably best of all. If I didn't like existentialism and pseudo-nihilism in my fic, I wouldn't be a Joss Whedon fan.

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Yuletide Noms, Revisited

Sep. 25th, 2013 | 09:58 pm

So I decided to ditch my Tart nomination, in favor of a slate of nominations which now looks like this:

  1. ?! Illuminatus! Trilogy - Robert Shea & Robert Anton Wilson :

     
    Characters
    • ?! Miss Portinari
  2.  Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm - Kate Douglas Wiggan :

     
    Characters
    •  Rebecca Randall
    •  Emma Jane Perkins
  3.  That Guy with the Glasses/Channel Awesome :

     
    Characters
    •  Nostalgia Critic
    •  Nostalgia Chick
    •  Mara Wilson (That Guy with the Glasses/Channel Awesome)
    •  Evilina (That Guy with the Glasses/Channel Awesome)
  4. ?! Awoken - Serra Elinsen :

     
    Characters
    • ?! Bree (Awoken)
    • ?! Andromeda Slate
    • ?! Scarlett Epistola
    • ?! Chloe Bay

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Yuletide Noms 2013

Sep. 21st, 2013 | 11:44 am

As of this writing, my nominations for Yuletide are:

  1. Illuminatus! Trilogy - Robert Shea & Robert Anton Wilson :

    Characters
    • ?! Miss Portinari
  2. ?! Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm - Kate Douglas Wiggan :

    Characters
    • ?! Rebecca Randall
    • ?! Emma Jane Perkins
  3. ?! Tart (2001) :

    Characters
    • ?! Cat Storm
    • ?! Eloise Logan
    • ?! Grace Bailey
    • ?! Heather von Strum
  4. ?! Awoken - Serra Elinsen :

    Characters
    • ?! Bree (Awoken)
    • ?! Andromeda Slate
    • ?! Scarlett Epistola
    • ?! Chloe Bay


Comments, questions, requests?

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Yuletide Noms!

Sep. 17th, 2013 | 06:52 pm

Yuletide nominations are upon us! That means its time for my annual post where I solicit suggestions as to which of my options as recorded in this list I ought to nominate. As in many years past, my nominating The ILLUMINATUS! Trilogy is pretty much certain, but everything else is at least potentially up for grabs.

I've made a few additions to my list of possible suggestions, so you might want to take a look at it. I'd especially appreciate it if you could provide any needed corrections for character names, since many of the books I added I only own in audiobook and don't always remember the last, and in some cases even the first, names of the character. I know The Squad in particular is in some disarray. *eyes [personal profile] fox1013*

Again, the list is here.
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BtVS: "Stringing the Labyrinth (A Watcher's Remix)" [Faith, Gen]

Jul. 1st, 2013 | 11:37 am

For </a></b></a>valyssia.

A remix of her fic "Walk About."

Stringing the Labyrinth
(1040 words) by
Alixtii
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel: the Series
Rating: Not Rated
Warnings: Author Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Faith (BtVS) & Original Female Character
Characters: Faith (BtVS), Original Characters, Roger Wyndam-Pryce, Quentin Travers
Additional Tags: Female Protagonist, POV Female Character, POV Third Person Limited, Present Tense, Watcher-Slayer Relationship, Platonic Female/Female Relationships, Watchers, British Characters, POV British Character, British Protagonist, Prison, Trances, Guidance
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Phineas & Ferb: "A Moment in Time" [Gen]

Jan. 1st, 2013 | 02:27 pm

 A Moment in Time (1273 words) by Alixtii
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: Phineas and Ferb
Rating: Not Rated
Warning: Author Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Vanessa Doofenshmirtz & Stacy Hirano, Isabella Garcia-Shapiro & Stacy Hirano
Characters: Stacy Hirano, Vanessa Doofenshmirtz, Isabella Garcia-Shapiro, Ginger Hirano, Milly (Phineas And Ferb), Gretchen (Phineas And Ferb), Candace Flynn, Perry (Phineas And Ferb)
Summary: When Stacy, Vanessa, and the Fireside Girls are the only ones not affected by Dr. Doofenshmirtz' freezinator, they must work together to save not only themselves, but the entire Tri-State Area.

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I signed up for Phineas and Ferb offering only female characters (I think it was Candance and Isabella?). It's a fandom which really frustrates me with how often it fails the Bechdel test, so it was really important for me to include as many female characters as possible and focus on their homosocial relationships. ([personal profile] wneleh asked for gen, even though I was really tempted to throw in some Stacy/Vanessa femslash, because guh.) My original plan was to write an angsty introspective fic split into three sections, with about 350 words each from Stacy's, Vanessa's, and Isabella's perspectives. But I quickly realized that their canon characterizations are so totally wrapped up in their relationships to the male characters on the show that I didn't really have anything to write about. Thus I decided to write a slightly more plotty fic (in that there's a problem which needs to be resolved) completely from Stacy's perspective in which all of the girls (except for Candace) have to work together, which allowed for the possibility of growth on Stacy's part and some nice bonding between Stacy and Vanessa and between Stacy and Isbella.  [Dreamwidth] This entry was originally posted at http://alixtii.dreamwidth.org/352763.html. There are currently comment count unavailable comments there. You can comment there, using Open ID, or here.

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Yuletide Recs

Dec. 27th, 2012 | 05:23 pm

Push, AO3 tags, Suri's Burn Book, Fairy Tales, Whip It, Dar Williams/West Wing, DC Comics, UnderworldCollapse ) [Dreamwidth] This entry was originally posted at http://alixtii.dreamwidth.org/352450.html. There are currently comment count unavailable comments there. You can comment there, using Open ID, or here.
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Yuletide

Dec. 27th, 2012 | 05:14 pm

This yuletide, I've received Here's My Breast; Strike Home, which is the High School AU of 'Tis Pity She's a Whore you all know I've been wanting for a while now. It's told from Annabella's POV and is delicious and 'cesty, just like I wanted. Serious guh.

I wrote two fics this year for Yuletide. One's in the main collection, the other's in Madness. They both have pretty clear signs of my handiwork, one of them--ahem--perhaps especially so. If you're interested in guessing which I wrote, comments are screened. I'll unscreen any comments which aren't guesses unless you tell me not to.

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SJA: "Midnight in Arkham" [Luke/Maria]

Dec. 9th, 2012 | 04:54 am

Midnight in Arkham(1401 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Sarah Jane Adventures, Cthulhu Mythos - H. P. Lovecraft
Pairing: Maria Jackson/Luke Smith, Rani Chandra/Maria Jackson/Clyde Langer/Luke Smith
Characters: Maria Jackson, Luke Smith
A/N: Sequel to Pre-Frosh of Miskatonic U (1094 words) by faviconAlixtii
Summary: Maria wakes up in the middle of the night and shares a moment with Luke.
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Yuletide Noms

Sep. 24th, 2012 | 12:21 pm

So . . . any votes as to what I should nominate from this list


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XMM: "The Fall of Rome" (Raven/Emma/Angel)

Feb. 11th, 2012 | 03:59 pm

The Fall of Rome (1264 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: X-Men: First Class (2011), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
Rating: Not Rated
Warning: Author Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Raven Darkholme/Emma Frost, Raven Darkholme/Emma Frost/Angel Salvadore
Characters: Raven Darkholme, Emma Frost, Angel Salvadore
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More IMDbing

Jan. 13th, 2012 | 01:14 pm

So wait, there was a show where Darla was Mesektet's mother?

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Podfic!

Jan. 10th, 2012 | 02:06 pm

So [personal profile] tinypinkmouse linked some of her podfics of my stories to my originals on A03, including some she did over the summer--and which I'd had no clue even existed! This post at amplificathon includes links to podfics (and, of course, my original texts) for "Four Times Tony Stark Met Erik Lenscherr (And One Time He Didn't)" (Iron Man/XMM, Tony & Erik, minor het pairings), "Master and Commander" (Sarah Connor Chronicles, John/Allison), and "The Myrrh-Bearer's Gospel" (Biblefic, Mary Magdalene/Joanna). I'm especially excited about that last one, because I don't even know how to describe it, but there's something about [personal profile] tinypinkmouse's reading that just works for me (I think part of it is the congruence of her non-American accent with the non-American characters), and I'm not ashamed to admit that I choked up at a couple places as I listened to the podfic.

Plus she recorded Road to Emmaus (Firefly, Book, gen), which I did know about before, but can't remember if I mentioned in this journal or not.

And which reminds me that [personal profile] eosrose also recorded a couple of my stories over the past year, and even though I did know about those, looking over my recent entries I never pimped them here. So let me point out that she recorded Fatherhood (Parent Trap, Nick, gen) and Last Day on Earth (Ender's Game, Val & Peter, gen).

Lastly, recent acquisitions in technology related to present-giving on Christmas Day mean that I'm once again able to record podfic, so I spent this morning recording and then editing a podfic (link is to sendspace; it's a 23:40 mp3) of "Tiens, Voilà Dix Sous, pour la Salle-de-Bains" [text] (Buffy, Buffy/Darla).

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2011 in Fic

Jan. 5th, 2012 | 04:26 pm


January

Conjugal Visit (1054 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel: the Series
Relationships: Darla/Faith
Characters: Faith (BtVS), Darla (BtVS), Lilah Morgan
Summary: Darla visits Faith in prison . . . in the conjugal trailer.

France's Queen: Two Fragments (110 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: King Lear - Shakespeare
Relationships: Cordelia & Kent (King Lear)
Characters: Kent (King Lear), Cordelia (King Lear), France (King Lear)

Kissing (1075 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Firefly
Relationships: Kaylee Frye/Simon Tam, Kaylee Frye/Malcolm Reynolds/Simon Tam, Kaylee Frye/Malcolm Reynolds, Malcolm Reynolds/Simon Tam
Characters: Kaylee Frye, Simon Tam, Malcolm Reynolds
Summary: Mal stops kissing Kaylee once she and Simon are a couple; Kaylee's less than thrilled by that state of affairs.

April

Blue Waltz (Absolut Remix) (2796 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Push (2009)
Relationships: Nick Gant/Cassie Holmes/Kira Hudson, Nick Gant/Cassie Holmes, Nick Gant & Cassie Holmes, Nick Gant/Kira Hudson
Characters: Nick Gant, Cassie Holmes, Kira Hudson
Summary: Whether Cassie needs the alcohol to help her to see more clearly or to erase the pain of what she's already seen, she's not quite sure. Both. Neither.

Indigo Waltz (A Study in Denim Remix) (750 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Push (2009)
Relationships: Nick Gant/Cassie Holmes, Nick Gant/Kira Hudson, Nick Gant/Cassie Holmes/Kira Hudson
Characters: Nick Gant, Cassie Holmes, Kira Hudson
Summary: Cassie begins to draw, the rough outline of a woman in a blue dress, the caption above her, KIRA. "Today's the day."

Violet Waltz (Here Comes the Wedding March) (2376 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Push (2009)
Relationships: Cassie Holmes/Kira Hudson, Nick Gant/Cassie Holmes/Kira Hudson
Characters: Cassie Holmes, Kira Hudson, Original Characters, Nick Gant
Summary: High-school freshman Kathy Housermann receives a recorded phone call from herself, and she finds out that nothing is as it seems--not even herself.

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow (1092 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Peter Pan (2003), Peter Pan - J. M. Barrie, Return to Never Land (2002)
Relationships: Wendy Darling/James Hook, James Hook/Jane, James Hook/Margaret, James Hook/Original Female Character
Characters: Jane (Peter Pan), James Hook, Original Female Character
Summary: When Hook returns to Earth for Wendy's funeral, he and Jane mourn together.

The Logic of Ritual (Inversion Inverted Remix) (1484 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Stargate SG-1
Relationships: Sam Carter/Daniel Jackson/Jack O'Neill, Sam Carter/Dani Jackson/Jackie O'Neill, Daniel Jackson/Sha're
Characters: girl!daniel jackson, girl!Jack O'Neill, boy!Sam Carter, Teal'c (SG-1), George Hammond, Hank Landry
Summary: Brig. Gen. Jacqueline O'Neill, Dr. Danielle Jackson, and Lt. Col. Samuel Carter get married on an alien planet which practices polygyny.

Love for the Ages (I Will Return for You Remix) (570 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Doctor Who, Torchwood
Relationships: Myfanwy/TARDIS
Characters: TARDIS, Myfanwy (Torchwood's Pterodactyl), Eleventh Doctor, Amy Pond, Rory Williams, Harry Sullivan, Sarah Jane Smith, Fourth Doctor
Summary: During "Children of Earth," the TARDIS comes back for Myfanwy.

July

Sovereignty (169 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Chronicles of Narnia - C. S. Lewis, Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Rating: General Audiences
Warning: Author Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Caspian X & Lucy Pevensie
Characters: Caspian X, Lucy Pevensie
Summary: Caspian forgets himself. Ficlet. Gen. Set during The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

December

Nostalgia Chick Must Die! (4149 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Nostalgia Chick (webseries), That Guy with the Glasses
Relationships: Nella & Nostalgia Chick, Nostalgia Chick/Todd in the Shadows, Obscurus Lupa/Todd in the Shadows, Todd in the Shadows/Original Character
Characters: Nostalgia Chick, Nella (That Guy with the Glasses), Makeover Fairy, Cochram Block, Coquette Tease, Todd In The Shadows, Lord MacGuffin, Original Characters, Mignon (Nostalgia Chick's dog), Kelly Ripa, Justin Bieber, quasi-demonic intergalactic force of evil, Lindsay Ellis, BFF Inc.
Summary: When the Makeover Fairy uses Block and Tease to construct a Nostalgia Clone from Lindsay's DNA, Lindsay finds herself out in the cold--and vowing revenge.

Awfully Queer to Me (1683 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Sesame Street - Fandom, Disney RPF, Wizards of Waverly Place RPF, Princess Protection Program RPF, Real Person Fiction, Actorfic
Relationships: Count von Count/Elmo/Selena Gomez, Selena Gomez/Demi Lovato
Characters: Count Von Count, Elmo (Sesame Street), Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato
Summary: Elmo shows Selena the Count's BDSM dungeons, but things get out of hand when Selena can't pronounce the safeword.



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TGWTG: "Nostalgia Chick Must Die!"

Jan. 1st, 2012 | 01:41 pm

Nostalgia Chick Must Die! (4149 words) by faviconAlixtii
Fandom: Nostalgia Chick (webseries), That Guy with the Glasses
Rating: Not Rated
Warning: Author Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Nella & Nostalgia Chick, Nostalgia Chick/Todd in the Shadows, Obscurus Lupa/Todd in the Shadows, Todd in the Shadows/Original Character
Characters: Nostalgia Chick, Nella (That Guy with the Glasses), Makeover Fairy, Cochram Block, Coquette Tease, Todd In The Shadows, Lord MacGuffin, Original Characters, Mignon (Nostalgia Chick's dog), Kelly Ripa, Justin Bieber, quasi-demonic intergalactic force of evil, Lindsay Ellis, BFF Inc.
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DW Xmas Special Question

Dec. 29th, 2011 | 04:59 pm

casting spoilers, I guessCollapse )

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Yuletide is Here, Happiness and Cheer

Dec. 25th, 2011 | 01:59 pm

Yuletide is upon us! I received Lead Me on a Merry Chase, a Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego? fic which pairs Player and Carmen. While I was originally thinking of Carmen as an A.I., my Yulewriter had the interesting idea of re-considering the cartoon as more of a MMORPG with Carmen being played by another human--out there somewhere. Plus, the fic takes the chance to do some interesting things with disability, since we never actually see Player walk (or do anything other than sit in front of a computer, really). But most importantly, the fic captures that flirtiness between Player and Carmen which interested me in the pairing in the first place and spin it out into a full femslash relationship.

I wrote two stories of larger than 1,000 words. It's possible I might still write some treats before Madness closes, but at this point I'm beginning to doubt it.

If anyone is interested in guessing which stories I wrote, comments are screened. I may or may not provide prizes to those who correctly guess. If you leave a comment which is not a guess, I'll unscreen it immediately unless you specifically tell me not to.

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Yuletide

Nov. 22nd, 2011 | 11:11 am

I just put together a rough outline of my assigned Yuletide story.

The outline by itself is two-thirds the required length of the entire story.

Also, it's frelling awesome.

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Dear Yulewriter

Nov. 18th, 2011 | 08:51 am

(N.B.: Portions of this letter have been lifted from previous years' letters: 2010 2009 2008 2007.)

Thank you for signing up to write a story for me! You're one of 4 people who offered to write for Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego? and/or one of [x] people who offered to write for The ILLUMINATUS! Trilogy , and I love you for that alone. It looks like I was the only one to offer for Tart, sadly, but I'll leave that part of my letter in too in case you decide you'd like to give that a try, or you are a pinch hitter or a treats writer. (The movie's available for free on Hulu, and is embedded below.)

If you check out my userinfo, you'll find a 'thon policy which implores that you be true first and foremost to the prompt and your muse, and to consider whether I'd like a story as, at most, a secondary concern. I stand by that, but I also recognize there is a sense that a [community profile] yuletidestory is explicitly a gift in a way which most 'thon fics aren't, so feel free to surf through this journal to get a feel for me, and here's a little bit more, if you are interested, to help you understand how I relate to the specific texts and characters in the fandoms I've requested and what I might like. OTOH, don't be intimitated; this letter might demonstrate that I've thought long and hard about why I want what I want, because I'm full of myself and like to navel-gaze so you can get a feel for my tastes, but the specifics of what I'd like are intentionally vague even in my own mind.

As you can probably tell from my requests, I'm interested in female characters--in particular, adolescent female characters with agency--and the relationships between them. I talk more about my love of radically autonomous young female characters in this post from 2006 and provide more examples of the specific dynamic I like and why I think it rings for me; I go on to talk about incest, but since that's not relevant for any of my requests this year you can feel free to ignore that part.

Beyond that, I like to think I'm easy to write for. I have few squicks--I'm fine with character death, BDSM, mpreg, dubcon, noncon, chan, incest--you name it, I'm probably okay with it. Just please no bashing of my favorite characters. Happy, uplifting fics are good, but so are soul-crushingly depressing ones so long as the pairings and characters get to be awesome. Ambivalent fics where we're not sure whether we should cheer or cry are probably best of all. If I didn't like existentialism and pseudo-nihilism in my fic, I wouldn't be a Joss Whedon fan.

more on where on earth is carmen sandiego?Collapse )

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more on tartCollapse )

Thank you again for writing a story for me. Be true to your own muse, make sure the girls have agency, and I'm sure I'll love the result!

Yours in La Mancha,



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Yuletide Nominations

Nov. 12th, 2011 | 08:16 am

It occurs to me that the new nomination process actually allows me to very usefully apply an adapted version of the Bechdel test in deciding what to offer, come signups: if two or more female characters don't appear among the nominated characters, I probably shouldn't offer to write it. Whereas before I would have to guess whether someone requesting The Illiad was more likely to request Achilles/Patroclus or Briseis/Chryseis, now I should be more able to figure it out based on what was nominated. (Not that there was ever any doubt in my mind concerning that particular example.) Between that and the "Women Being Awesome" freeform tag, I should be able to ensure I get to write something nicely female-centric, despite the deeply pervasive bias for male characters seen throughout the nominations. For the record, my nominations are:
Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego? Carmen Sandiego The Player Illuminatus! Trilogy - Robert Shea & Robert Anton Wilson Miss Portinari Tart (2001) Heather von Strum Cat Storm Grace Bailey Eloise Logan
Since the Where on Earth player will always be female to me, this year I nominated absolutely zero male characters. I'm pretty sure I'm in the minority.. (Although, it's also true that the only character of color I nominated is Carmen, so it's not like my moral high ground is particularly high.) fandoms I might offerCollapse ) [Dreamwidth] This entry was originally posted at http://alixtii.dreamwidth.org/348840.html. There are currently comment count unavailable comments there. You can comment there, using Open ID, or here.

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Some Fandoms Which, As of Now, No One Will Nominate for Yuletide If I Don't

Nov. 5th, 2011 | 09:23 pm

Anything by Robert A. Heinlein
A Little Princess - Frances Hodgeson Burnett (someone is considering nominating The Secret Garden, though)
Man and Superman - George Bernard Shaw
Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaw (although The Devil's Disciple is going to be nominated!)
Firefly RPF
Buffy/Angel RPF
Dollhouse RPF
Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell
Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card (and I'm not the only one wishing for it, either)
Parent Trap (1999)
Parent Trap II (1986)
My Summer of Love (2004)
Truman Show (1998)
Anything by Mark Twain
As You Like It - William Shakespeare
Taming of the Shrew - William Shakespeare
Into the Woods - Sondheim/Lapine
D.E.B.S. (2004)
D.E.B.S. (2003)
D.E.B.S. RPF
Gray Matters (2006)
Winter Passing (2005)
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm - Kate Douglas Wiggin
Beautiful Girls (1996)
Legally Blonde (2001)
Boxcar Children - Gertrude Chandler Warner
Brides of Christ
Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
Sunshine Cleaning RPF
Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)
Escape to Witch Mountain (1995)
Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
She's All That (1999)
She's All That RPF
A.I. Gang - Bruce Coville
The Man in the Moon (1991)
Mars Attacks (1996)
Small Wonder
The Guild RPF
Ghostwriter
Freaks and Geeks
Freaks and Geeks RPF
American President (1995)
Boy Meets World
Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
She's the Man (2006) (this one really breaks my heart)
Tart (2001)
Triple Dog (2009)
Camp (2003)
Adventures of Pete and Pete
Amanda Show
'Tis Pity She's a Whore - John Ford
Twelve Days of Christmas (song)
Naissance des pieuvres | Water Lilies (2007)
Runaways (2010) RPF

Of course, the above list is using this spreadsheet, which doesn't actually include everyone ever who is going to sign up for Yuletide.

In related news, if you look at the actual characters people say they're going to nominate, the annual sidelining of female characters continues unabated. (It'd be interesting to find out the actual statistics, but since that'd involve looking up the genders of characters in fandoms one isn't familiar with, it'd be a really huge amount of work.)

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Yuletide Noms

Oct. 28th, 2011 | 08:47 am


Apparently Yuletide nominations will open in the very near future. I'm still agonizing over what to nominate; two of my nominations (and later, requests) will be for Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego? (I've requested this every year I've done Yuletide) and The ILLUMINATUS! Trilogy. Both fandoms either got no or very few offers last year, so I figure that if I pick a fandom which is only semi-obscure as my third choice it is virtually certain to be written--which is of course it making me agonize over the choice all that much more. Or I could pick another ultra-rare fandom and see what happens. I haven't decided yet.

Whatever I do, it is more or less certain to be taken from this list of options, so feel free to provide me with input if you want. [Dreamwidth] This entry was originally posted at http://alixtii.dreamwidth.org/348312.html. There are currently comment count unavailable comments there. You can comment there, using Open ID, or here.
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High School AUs

Oct. 7th, 2011 | 10:14 am

So they turned The Taming of the Shrew into 10 Things I Hate About You (of which I am so not a fan, even despite the presence of the gorgeous Larissa Oleynik), and Twelfth Night into She's the Man (which is sublime).

Am I the only person who thinks what the world really needs is a high school AU version of 'Tis Pity She's a Whore?

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NY Comicon

Sep. 30th, 2011 | 11:47 pm

So, apparently I'll be attending New York Comicon? I'll be going with a couple of friends. We'll be there Saturday, the 15th.

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Shows I Watch

Aug. 6th, 2011 | 02:03 pm

I know that my updating lately is inconsistent, and a large part of that is how I position myself in fandom; I still think of myself largely as a Buffy fan, and of course since I'm not up to date on the comics or anything (and don't seem to be able to find the time to participate in femslash_minis) there isn't much to be said. But these are the shows that are currently airing which I do make a point of keeping up-to-date with:

Bones
Doctor Who
Eureka
The Guild
In Plain Sight
Sanctuary
Torchwood


I'm pretty sure that's pretty much the entire list.

And all of this is more or less an introduction to my saying . . . I think last Sunday's In Plain Sight (which I finally watched today) might well have contained one of the greatest scenes in the history of television. Love love love.

ETA: Obviously Sarah Jane Adventures would be on this list too were it not for Liz Sladen's sad death--although Wikipedia claims that the filmed episodes of Series 5 will air this fall.

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