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Jan. 1st, 2009 | 12:01 am
mood: okayokay

This is an attempt at a sanity-saving measure for myself. Those of you who are familiar with this LJ know that I have no self-control whatsoever and thus tend to overcommit myself to fic. So now I've created a list of writing projects so I can keep on top of my deadlines and such.

:::ETA:::

Okay, my OCD got a little out of control, but now I've got this list properly separated by category, so that I can look at whatever section I want, whenever I want to, without having to scroll up and down, which was a pain.

Also, this is always a good place to kick random plot bunnies my way, if you have them. I make no promises that I will write them, but at least this way they'll all be in one place. :)

Furthermore, if you feel inspired by one of said plot bunnies, feel free to snag 'em, with a nod to the original prompter in your post when you do end up posting it. And don't forget to send me the link so I can read it! :)



Current Projects
Challenges & Fic Exchanges Charity fic WIPs, 'verses & incompletes


Ideas & Prompts
SPN fic ideas & prompts H50 fic ideas & prompts Leverage fic ideas & prompts


Past Projects
Finished Projects The Wall o' Shame




Challenges & fic exchanges


- 50states_spn: Minimum 1,000 words, due between December 1st and 31st, 2011. I'm basing my story in Vermont. :)

- samdean_otp: Yet another Big Bang, but "only" 10k this time. Rough draft also due August 15th, 2011. Abandoned but taken up again for the spn_slackers_bb. New draft is due December 8th, 2011. New due date is January 8th, but my draft is written and with my beta! Yay!

- worldwide_spn: 1,000 words. Posting begins January 15th, 2012.

- hc_bigbang: 20,000 words, rough draft due March 11, 2012.

- h50_exchange: 1,000 words, due February 23rd, 2012.




Charity Fics for various people


All present and accounted for!



WIPs, 'verses & fics that are started but need more work and/or finishing

- For roque_clasique, a one-shot in the deaf!Dean verse, in which he and Sam encounter some of Sam's old Stanford bunnies. Sam is conflicted about seeing these people he likes but whom he can't reconcile with his chain-smoking hunting older brother, and Dean is uncomfortable and out of place with the civilian "hearies."

- "Fusion." It's a 'verse, now. Sam 'n' Dean have a dog. I have plans for more.

- "And If That Mockingbird Don't Sing": sort of a WIP, though the one I wrote stands alone. I'm thinking about it.



SPN fic ideas & prompts


- The "Ex Crucio" sequel, which I actually started but don't like, and am going to start over.

- "The Scottish Case Fic": aka the case fic in which Sam and Dean end up investigating a supposedly haunted production of Macbeth. :::ETA::: Now a special project to be cowritten with bellatemple! I'm excited.

- The casefic that's not a casefic that's really about how Dean gets back into hunting and is reunited with Sam, post 5.22. :)

- This is the one I'm intitling "ratherastory is INSANE": I want, as an experiment, to try and write a tag/coda/whatever to every single SPN episode starting with the pilot and going all the way to 5.22. I don't know if I can pull it off, but I've been thinking about it for a while now, and I'm weirdly excited about it. I'm going to try to combine it with spnquotefic, because that comm is awesome and I haven't touched it yet. I might also try to do it with spn_las, because it's quick. I don't know yet.

- A prompt by elsewhere_kels: Dean "had so much potential" in Hell. I imagine he even built up a bit of sway - like new souls arriving heard about how horrible it was to be on Dean's rack.

Where is the fic where, when pushed to the brink with demons, Dean is forced to... throw his weight around a little? For whatever reason, Dean is in a situation where (to save Sam or Cas or something else very important) Dean has to remind the demons of their place? Where is Creepy!BAMF Dean? Who is later all "ohshitohshit" ptsd with flashbacks and needs to be comforted because he feels SO GUILTY for the things he did in Hell but damn, didn't he show the demons who was boss? Wasn't he Alistair's FAVOURITE student?

Basically... Re-Awoken!Hell-Dean with a schmoopy/h/c(/smutty) ending. I haven't found this anywhere, and I've WANTED it since 4x01. Any takers?

- Sam is kidnapped by faeries as a kid and isn't seen for seven years.

- Curtain!Fic with blind!Sam. Don't ask, I don't even know.

- The Chelsea Grin story, prompted by mimblexwimble, which is currently languishing on my hard drive.

- Crowley gives Sam and Dean hellhound puppies as a present. I blame morganoconner for that one.

- Impaled!Sam. This is all de_nugis' fault. I'm just saying.

- And one to blame on pkwench: Castiel has a wound that won't heal, aka Fisher King!Cas, which totally makes Dean Percival, and dear God did I just seriously consider making an SPN Grail Quest?

- Women of SPN. I was thinking of an epistolary-style fic, in which all those strong women who get left behind after the one-shots actually say "To hell with this!" and form a cross-country internet network of women hunters. Women who reject the nomadic lifestyle but still hunt: they set up forums, chat groups, online resources. Form small hunting parties in their towns. Essentially they kick ass and take names, because no supernatural fugly is ever going to threaten their families again.

- Prodded by nyoka, Castiel/Ellen. Egads.

- A casefic in which soulless!Sam is infected with a variant of ghost fever. It involves radiation poisoning. You'll just have to read it to find out the connection. ;)

- Sam with MS. I'm on a hurt-the-puppy kick again, it seems. The twist is that my brain is insisting this needs to be wincest. Um.

- Sam with a seizure response dog. This is a prompt by rainylemons over at the ohsam challenge which was already written by someone, but that someone flounced and so I feel perfectly entitled to lay claim to the prompt now. :)

- A collaboration with rainylemons, working title "The Angel Pin." A film!noir!Sam story.

- The werewolf fic I started for the werewolf Big Bang.

- Prompted by morganoconner: Dean finds himself claimed by Oberon, king of the faerie realm. The only way for him to escape this contract is to prove that he is already owned by someone else, and Castiel is happy to oblige. Basically, a collared!Dean story. I have no idea, I don't even know what I'm doing, but apparently I'm writing this...




H50 fic ideas & prompts

- yet another whumped!Danny fic in which he develops pneumonia after a near-drowning. Oh, and Steve has feeeeelings. ;)

- A H50/Lilo & Stitch crossover. IDEK, okay? But it could be cracktastic.

- Am I the only one who wants PTSD!Steve? I can't be...

- From a prompt by klutzy_girl, in which Danny gets kidnapped. I'm switching it around to a hostage situation, and it's probably going to end up being my H50 Big Bang.

- This prompt from h50_bunny, wherein Steve is the misanthropic owner of a bookstore where Danny brings his little girl Grace, because she loves this one series of children's books that just happened to be written by Steve's mother before she died...

- h50_50: I have a prompt table!

- crack!fic in which Danny is able to shape-change into a wee golden ferret. IDEK, okay?


Leverage fic ideas & prompts

- blind!Eliot, suggested by pkwench. I dunno what to do with it, only that I wantsssss it. ;)



Completed Projects


- spn_solstice : Rough draft due June 30th, 2010. Finished draft due August 21st, 2010.

- spn_j2_bigbang: Posting date of July 9th, 2010.

- spn_summergen: Due July 31st, 2010.

- castielfest: Due August 9th, 2010.

- castielfest pinch-hit. Also due August 9th, 2010.

- deancasbigbang: Rough draft due August 20th, 2010. Posting date of October 12th, 2010. First draft is complete at 36,200 words, got some some much-needed TLC from my long-suffering beta. The edits are 100% done. Done and posted!

- spn_summergen: 1,000 words minimum. Pinch-hit, due August 20th, 2010.

- summer_sam_love: Episode tag to 2.5 "Simon Said." Due August 23rd, 2010.

- summer_sam_love: Episode tag to 4.20 "The Rapture." Due September 11th, 2010. (Yes, I signed up for a second, because I'm a masochist)

- The Dean-focused schmoopfest at hoodie_time. Yeah, I couldn't resist signing up. Deadline is June 30th, 2010. It's comment-fic, how hard can it be? Yeah. Thought so. Done and posted!

- A bit of sick!Dean, in which Sam & Dean go up against Pestilence. Sam, by virtue of being Lucifer's vessel, is immune to Pestilence's charms. Dean? Not so much. Covered in the schmoop meme fic for hoodie_time. See just above.

- kamikazeremix: 1,000 words minimum, due September 27th, 2010. The other author imposes the work to be remixed. Yikes! Done and posted!

- girlsofspn: 1,000 words minimum. Posting is between Nov. 1st and Nov. 30th, 2010. Done, and posted!

- amplificathon podbang: the goal is to record a podfic of at least 20,000 words (so about 2 to 2.5 hours) for December 1st, 2010. Cat-related mishap means I am behind on this. Should be done by December 5th. Done and submitted!

- deancastiel: Secret Angels IV fic exchange. 2,000 words minimum, due September 17th, 2010. Done and posted!

- help_pakistan: Charity fic of minimum 2,000 words, to the highest bidder, prompt of their choice. Might not even be SPN. Due October 1st, 2010. Won by inyron, who requested a "Sophie's Choice" kind of scenario for John. Gah. I'm late on this. Done and posted!

- team_free_love: Secret Love Fic Exchange. It's all about Sam, Dean, Cas and Gabriel. Minimum 2,000 words, due October 25th, 2010. Done and posted!

- sassy_otp: another fic exchange. Posting starts November 15th, 2010. 500 words minimum. Done and posted!

- spn_reversebang: I caved. 5,000 words minimum, posting starts October 25th, 2010. I have an awesome prompt, so I'm totally not worried. Done and posted!

- hoodie_time: a Dean-focused h/c remix challenge. Exactly what it sounds like.

- "Long Before the Sky Would Open": Yes, the deaf!Dean fic that's been sitting on my hard drive since January. I've decided to rip it apart, and post the flashback as a stand-alone, and then re-work the story that happens during the series premiere. Pre-quel is finished and posted.

- A crack!fic idea that won't leave me alone. Mpreg. Dean gets cursed by a witch into having all the physiological and psychological effects of pregnancy.

- A one-shot missing scene to "Bloody Mary" from Charlie's POV, of her waiting for Sam and Dean to come back, sitting on her bed with her eyes closed. Done and written for spn_las.

- "Take A Sad Song": The Missouri-centered fic that I haven't touched in a while. It's a one-shot, so once I figure out what I want to do with it, it should work out pretty well. I wrote a different Missouri fic, so "Take A Sad Song" is being benched for now until I decide what I want to do with it, if anything.

- spn_jimmynovak: Novakfest. Due November 22nd. 500 words minimum. In progress. Posting date is December 18th, 2010. Done and posted!

- spn_jimmynovak: Novakfest. Pinch-hit, done and posted!

- l4d_bigbang: It kind of looks like I have a death wish, doesn't it? 5,000 words, due January 5th, 2011. Done and posted!

- ohsam: a Sam-focused h/c fic challenge. Due February 2nd, 2011. Minimum 2,000 words.

- fandom_flood_ap: 2,000-word charity fic for harrigan, who requested hurt!Sam. Due Feb. 21st, 2011.

- spn_las: Last Author Standing. One fic every two weeks, starting from a prompt. Maximum 1,000 words (thank God). I made it all the way to the end, and ended up in second place. Huh. Well, no complaints here!

- salt_burn_porn: At some point in the next couple of months (Jan-Feb 2011) I will be tagged to write a porn fic in 24 hours. No wordcount limit.

- helpbrazil2011: 2,000-word charity fic for usakeh who requested sick!Eliot (Leverage).

- "Roses in December": The WIP that took forever, finished at 14 chapters. I'm planning a sequel.

- gabriel_bigbang: oh, look, another Big Bang! I'm not nuts, I swear. Summaries are due January 14th, rough draft January 31st. Posting date is March 16th, 2011.

- stevedannoslash: Steve/Danno After Holiday Fic Challenge. Due March 17th, 2011. Minimum 1,000 words. Posting date is March 18th, 2011.

- spn_jimmynovak: Novakfest. Pinch-hit, due ASAP but no real deadline.

- help_japan: SPN fic for sinka.

- fandom_flood_ap: podfic for starrylizard. Due Feb. 21st, 2011. I am so, SO late... Done! We're the 22nd of May, but oh well.

- podficbigbang: The challenge is to record a 10k-word fic (minimum) before April 15th, 2011.

- leveragexchange: fanworks exchange, no wordcount limit, due June 1st, 2011. 1st check-in is April 30th, 2011. Posting date is June 25th, 2011.

- spn_summergen: 1,000 words minimum, due July 1st, 2011.

- spn_j2_bigbang: Minimum 20,000 words, 1st draft due May 1st, 2011. Draft is with the beta and my artist. Posting date is July 11th, 2011.

- fandom_flood_ap: fic for casspeach, for which she requested hurt-yet-badass!Steve. Posted very late on July 19th, 2011.

- h50_bigbang: Ta-da! Posted in August 2011.

- summer_sam_love: A fic challenge with no fixed wordcount. Posting starts August 14th, 2011. Done!

- sassy_otp: A Sam/Cas challenge! Posting date is August 14th, 2011.

- spn_gen_bigbang: Art is done, draft is done and back from beta. One round of edits and I post September 12th, 2011. Posted!

- h50_exchange: 1,000 words minimum, due October 14th, 2011. Done!

- spn_jimmynovak: Novakfest! 500 words minimum, due between November 1st and 30th, 2011. Done!

-h50_holidayswap: Minimum 1,000 words, posting date December 18th. Posted!






Wall o' Shame: Projects That Had To Be Abandoned

- werewolfbigbang: 10,000 words minimum, rough draft due September 25th, finished drafts due October 23rd. Alas, had to drop out of that one. The story fought me the whole way, until there was just no way I could get it in on time.

- spook_me: a horror-fic challenge! No wordcount length, due October 26th. It will have zombies! (Gah. So behind on this. Not even funny.) Alas, had to be abandoned to save my sanity.

- hawaii_bigbang: Minimum 10,000, 1st draft due May 1st, 2011. Dropped to save my sanity.

- sncross_bigbang: Minimum 15,000 words, 1st draft due April 20th, 2011. Dropped to save my sanity.

- casestory: A casefic Big Bang. Minimum 15,000 words, rough draft due May 1st, 2011. Dropped to save my sanity.

- peppervl: she won a fic from me fair and square, and requested whumped!Sam and caring!Gabriel, preferably with plottiness. No deadline, but I should really get on that. We gave each other amnesty on this, because Good Lord.

- hc_bingo: Five fics minimum, due by December 31st, 2010.

- schmoop_bingo: Five fics minimum, due by December 31st, 2010. Turns out bingo cards aren't my thing.

- ohsam: a Sam-focused h/c fic challenge. Again, exactly what it sounds like. Due March 2nd, 2011. Minimum 2,000 words. Very late, and I will be posting under amnesty. This got turned into my spn_gen_bigbang.

- thebigbangjob: A Leverage Big Bang this time, 20k due August 21st. Dropped due to RL dropping anvils on my head.

- deancasbigbang: Uh, yeah. So, 20k, rough draft is due August 15th, 2011. Dropped due to RL dropping anvils on my head.

- five0bang: A Big Bang, 40k, rough draft due November 4th, 2011. Dropped to save my sanity.

- spn_cinema: I am writing a fic based on Finding Nemo. 1,000 words minimum, rough drafts due October 15th, 2011. Dropped to save my sanity.

- spn_30snapshots: "This Never Happened." I converted this little 'verse to take up the challenge. Maximum 1,000 words per story. 1 story written, 29 more to go. Dropped, because who am I kidding? The inspiration for this died a while back.


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Superhypertesseract

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from: mad_server
date: Aug. 17th, 2010 09:51 pm (UTC)
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*blinks*

And you're gonna do it all, aren't you.

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ratherastory

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from: ratherastory
date: Aug. 17th, 2010 09:53 pm (UTC)
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Eventually. It's gonna take a while. There's a LOT of fic in there.

I dunno if you saw this ficlet I wrote, but it has a bit of sneezing!Dean in it. I thought of you. :)

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Superhypertesseract

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from: mad_server
date: Aug. 17th, 2010 09:59 pm (UTC)
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Ungh.

*bookmarks for future sexytimes*

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Not Quite by Firelight

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from: tahirire
date: Aug. 18th, 2010 12:53 am (UTC)
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OH MY GOD. You really ARE insane! O.O

Wasn't he Alistair's FAVOURITE student? = My Repo Men WIP. Don't try to read it now, lol. I'm only 10k in. Save it for later. ;)

I personally LIKE your idea for the quotefic com. I've been kind of doing a ficlet for every set of prompts but they haven't been tags. Cool idea. :)

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ratherastory

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from: ratherastory
date: Aug. 18th, 2010 12:57 am (UTC)
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Totally insane. I checked my sanity at the door when I entered fandom.

Luckily, not all of these have actual deadlines. They're just personal projects.

*headdesk*

I love fandom and can't say no to things. Deadly combo.

Starting in October I'll have fewer deadlines and more time to play in your comm. I am looking forward to it! :D

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de_nugis

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from: de_nugis
date: Aug. 18th, 2010 02:18 pm (UTC)
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Last night I had a dream in which your deaf!Dean verse turned into a wincesty epic.

I am dreaming about your ongoing projects and slashing them in unwarranted ways. I just thought you should know this disturbing fact.

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ratherastory

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from: ratherastory
date: Aug. 18th, 2010 04:14 pm (UTC)
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...


Huh.

Interesting. :D

Well, I'm not planning to turn the deaf!Dean verse into wincest, but you may have noticed the "blank permission" thing at the top. If you want to write wincest in which Dean is deaf, then by all means! ;)

I'm also ridiculously flattered that you're dreaming about my fic.

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de_nugis

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from: de_nugis
date: Aug. 18th, 2010 10:11 pm (UTC)
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My mind, it is a strange place, but I am more than happy to have your fic there.

Writing deaf!Dean might require more research than I am up to at the moment -- I know very little about ASL and deaf culture. Though if I were going to go all wincesty about it, I do like the idea of Sam very consciously using sex to communicate, part of their private, non-auditory language.

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de_nugis

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from: de_nugis
date: Aug. 24th, 2010 01:49 pm (UTC)
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I feel like leaving you a general "You are awesome," comment today after that amazing fic-after-fic-after-fic day you gave us. I was getting that nasty taste in my mouth from the rancor one finds in horrible little pockets of this fandom, but hey, we also have incredibly amazing authors who just get better and better and who genuinely love the characters and the show without writing the easy stuff where no one has flaws. You totally rock and you make me much happier about life, and you write, like, A LOT, which is one of the best things of all.

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ratherastory

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from: ratherastory
date: Aug. 24th, 2010 01:54 pm (UTC)
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*tackles you and glomps you thoroughly*

THANK YOU SO MUCH YOU MADE MY DAY AND NOW I'M IN CAPSLOCK MODE AGAIN!

I have to try to ignore those little pockets of fandom. Luckily, I am VERY talented at ignoring the stuff which harshes my squee.

I'm working on another comment-fic, and THEN I'm getting back to my "real" fic obligations. Swear to God.

(Also I may have gotten sidetracked recording a podfic. Um. But I promised someone I would!)

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the only water in the forest is the river

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from: nyoka
date: Sep. 17th, 2010 01:15 am (UTC)
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I am ridiculously in love with your to-do list. OMG. Your insanity is a thing of beauty bb! <3

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ratherastory

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from: ratherastory
date: Sep. 17th, 2010 01:17 am (UTC)
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Drowning in fic, I tell you!

This list is gonna keep me going until at least 2012, and I keep signing up for shit!

*headdesk*

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sinka

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from: sinka
date: Nov. 10th, 2010 09:09 pm (UTC)
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Wow... your "fic ideas" list ridiculously appealing! I WANT IT ALL!!! If I had to chose I would give my leg to read #8 and #14... BUT what I really *really* need in my life is:

"12- Curtain!Fic with blind!Sam. Don't ask, I don't even know. <<-- I think I will give you my firstborn if you write it!"

And, of course, the casefic sequel to fusion!! YAY!!

By the way, your list of challenges is amazing! I think that you write faster than I can read!

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ratherastory

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from: ratherastory
date: Nov. 12th, 2010 04:06 pm (UTC)
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I've slowed down a bit on the challenges. I kind of took on too many at one point and nearly burned myself out. Luckily I'm still writing away, but I'm going to be taking on fewer challenges in the coming year.

I do hope to get to most of my fic ideas eventually. :)

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izhilzha

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from: izhilzha
date: Nov. 12th, 2010 01:09 am (UTC)
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...I'm assuming that the Dresden fic is permanently on hold, then?

Well, Sam 'n' Dean do that to people. :)

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ratherastory

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from: ratherastory
date: Nov. 12th, 2010 04:05 pm (UTC)
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I wrote myself into a corner. *cringes* I keep going back to it and trying to fix what I did wrong, and it's not helping.

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de_nugis

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from: de_nugis
date: Dec. 13th, 2010 02:11 am (UTC)
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You realize that I was the person who had the prophetic dream in which you started writing wincest?

Of course, it was deaf!Dean rather than MS!Sam in my dream, but I refuse to doubt my clairvoyance. Because deaf!Dean/MS!Sam is totally possible.

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ratherastory

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from: ratherastory
date: Dec. 13th, 2010 02:12 am (UTC)
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LOL

Yes, I remember your prophetic dream. It didn't occur to me to make it about deaf!Dean, mind you...

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annie200

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from: annie200
date: Feb. 1st, 2011 07:05 pm (UTC)
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Oh how this list made me roll on the floor. I feel so bad that i was hassling you to finish Roses in December when clearly you already have no time to eat or sleep. You are as mad as a bucket of soapy frogs, but in a really, really good, creative way!
Off to check anything i've missed now..of which there is clearly a heap.

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ratherastory

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from: ratherastory
date: Feb. 1st, 2011 07:49 pm (UTC)
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I will finish it, I promise! I love that story, it's just the one that requires the most work on my part to get it right, so it's slow going. :)

"Mad as a bucket of soapy frogs," eh? I have never heard that expression, but it just killed me dead. That's awesome.

I am planning a LOT of writing this year, have no fear!

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Franzi

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from: herzausglas
date: Sep. 21st, 2011 08:16 pm (UTC)
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Am I the only one who wants PTSD!Steve? I can't be...

You're not the only one :P
Also, wow at your many projects!

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ratherastory

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from: ratherastory
date: Sep. 21st, 2011 08:19 pm (UTC)
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Eesh. I should update my list, there are modifications to be made...

I need a proper prompt for PTSD!Steve, I think.

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