snackback: (princess snax)
For the meme, [personal profile] musesfool gave me AL and AM:

AL. Talk about a review that made your day.

Pretty much ANY review makes my day, ngl. But I've had some really lovely ones! Basically any of the reviews for New York Is a State of Mind, but Cicely Is a Way of Life because so many people said such nice things about that fic. I often go back and reread them to cheer myself up when I am feeling down about my writing.


AM. Do you ever get rude reviews and how do you deal with them?

Very rarely, and it's usually only only on ff.net. I usually just play dumb in response, like, "Really? Thanks for letting me know!" Sometimes I want to be rude back, but it's not worth it.

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Meme!

Sep. 4th, 2014 01:36 pm
snackback: (listen do you want to know a secret)
Give me a letter & I'll answer! (You can find my stories here or in my fic tag.)

A. Describe your comfort zone—a typical you-fic.
B. Is there a trope you've yet to try your hand at, but really want to?
C. Is there a trope you wouldn't touch with a ten foot pole?
D. How many fic ideas are you nurturing right now? Care to share one of them?
E. Share one of your strengths.
F. Share one of your weaknesses.
G. Share a snippet from one of your favorite pieces of prose you've written and explain why you're proud of it.
H. Share a snippet from one of your favorite dialogue scenes you've written and explain why you're proud of it.
I. Which fic has been the hardest to write?
J. Which fic has been the easiest to write?
K. Is writing your passion or just a fun hobby?
L. Is there an episode section of canon above all others that inspires you just a little bit more?
M. What's the best writing advice you've ever come across?
N. What's the worst writing advice you've ever come across?
O. If you could choose one of your fics to be filmed, which would you choose?
P. If you only could write one pairing for the rest of your life, which pairing would it be?
Q. Do you write your story from start to finish, or do you write the scenes out of order?
R. Do you use any tools, like worksheets or outlines?
S. Stephen King once said that his muse is a man who lives in the basement. Do you have a muse?
T. Describe your perfect writing conditions.
U. How many times do you usually revise your fic/chapter before posting?
V. Choose a passage from one of your earlier fics and edit it into your current writing style. (Person sending the ask is free to make suggestions).
W. If you were to revise one of your older fics from start to finish, which would it be and why?
X. Have you ever deleted one of your published fics?
Y. What do you look for in a beta?
Z. Do you beta yourself? If so, what kind of beta are you?
AA. How do you feel about collaborations?
AB. Share three of your favorite fic writers and why you like them so much.
AC. If you could write the sequel (or prequel) to any fic out there not written by yourself, which would you choose?
AD. Do you accept prompts?
AE. Do you take liberties with canon or are you very strict about your fic being canon compliant?
AF. How do you feel about smut?
AG. How do you feel about crack?
AH. What are your thoughts on non-con and dub-con?
AI. Would you ever kill off a canon character?
AJ. Which is your favorite site to post fic?
AK. Talk about your current wips.
AL. Talk about a review that made your day.
AM. Do you ever get rude reviews and how do you deal with them?
AN. Write an alternative ending to a fic you've written (specify by title, link or general description).

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Meme!

Sep. 1st, 2014 09:49 pm
snackback: (Default)
Hey let's do a meme, wouldn't that be fun! As seen on tumblr!

Leave a comment with one of these and I'll post, without editing*:

FIRST — the first two sentences of my current project
LAST — the most recently written two sentences of my current project
NEXT — the next line. meaning i will finish the sentence I’m on and write a new one, which you’ll get.
[insert prompt here] — you post a prompt, and i’ll write three sentences based on that prompt, set in the same time/setting as my current project
THE END — i’ll make up an ending, or post the ending if i’ve written it
BEFORE THE BEGINNING — three sentences (or more) about something that happened before the plot of my current project
POV — something that’s already happened, retold from another character’s perspective

*okay, I might have to edit some names out of an exchange fic, but that's about it.

Hit me up!

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snackback: (montmaray)
Here's that AO3 meme that's going around:

I currently have 38 works archived at the AO3. Pick a number from 1 (the most recently posted) to 38 (the first thing I posted there), and I’ll tell you three things I currently like about it.

I know, it's hardly that many stories, but pick a number.

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snackback: (summer 8)
Hey, have that first lines meme that's going around:

The first lines of my last 21 stories, from newest to oldest

All back here... )

If you want to ask me anything about any of these lines, like, "why did you want to start the story like THAT?" I will do my best to answer. :D

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snackback: (rock and roll silence)
I found out I could purchase Snacky's Law on a mug or a t-shirt or a mousepad from Urban Dictionary. I want a mug but... I don't feel like I should pay. They should be paying ME! Goddamn, the most well-known thing I ever did, and someone else is monetizing it. My life, so hard. :D

*************

While I mull over lawsuits, let's play the lyrics game! You all know how this works, right? I put the iPod on shuffle, give you the lyrics to the next 20 songs it plays, you guess the title and artist.

Ready, set, GUESS!


1) The beating of my heart is a drum and it's lost / And it's looking for a rhythm like you Making Love Out of Nothing At All by Air Supply, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] noelleleithe

2) Right here, right now, Elvis brings his children home

3) now I'm sleeping on the sidewalk and I know why (why man?) yeah hey!

4) I get stupid, I shoot an arrow like Cupid / I use a word that don't mean nothin', like looptid Humpty Dance by Digital Underground, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] noelleleithe

5) Now the working classes are obsolete,they are surplus to societies needs / So let ‘em all kill each other and get it made overseas

6) Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery / None but ourselves can free our minds. Redemption Song by Bob Marley, guessed by [personal profile] loafing_oaf

7) We pack and deliver like UPS trucks Paper Planes by M.I.A., guessed by [personal profile] st_aurafina and [livejournal.com profile] icecreamprincss

8) You will see him on TV any given Sunday / Win the Superbowl and drive off in a Hyundai Gold Digger by Kanye West, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] timesink

9) I didn't know I was finding out how I'd be torn from you when we talked about things we were gonna do / We were wide-eyed dreamers and wiser too

10) 'Cause you need to get back in the arms of a good friend Girlfriend by Matthew Sweet, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] timesink

11) We got engaged on a Friday night / I swore on the head of our unborn child that I could take care of the three of us Runaways by The Killers, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] misachan

12) One foot in the hole, one foot gettin' deeper / crank it to eleven, blow another speaker Better Days by Citizen King, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] tephralynn

13) And love dares you to change our way of caring about ourselves Under Pressure by David Bowie and Queen, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] comice and [personal profile] kanata

14) Reach for the golden ring / Reach for the sky / Baby just spread your wings

15) I opened the fridge, I opened a beer / and played a tape I couldn't hear

16) Life is a test, and I confess / I like this mess I've made so far Boss of Me (aka the Malcolm in the Middle theme song) by They Might Be Giants, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] marakara

17) Just because everything's changing doesn't mean it's never been this way before / all you can do is try to know who your friends are as you head off to the war The Call by Regina Spektor, guessed by [personal profile] autumnia

18) Y'all don't know what it's like / being male, middle-class and white Rockin' the Suburbs by Ben Folds, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] jaiden_s

19) Shake the hand that shook the hand of P.T. Barnum and Charlie Chan U.S. Blues by the Grateful Dead, guessed in a team effort by [personal profile] dorothy1901 and [personal profile] msilverstar

20) When you take me in your arms and talk romance / my heart starts doing the St. Vitus’ dance

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snackback: (avengers clint natasha)
Here, let's have a meme:

Post an excerpt from as many random works-in-progress as you can find lying around.

Untitled Narnia/L'Engleverse crossover )

We Got The Kind of Voices That Are In Your Face, Young Avengers. In which our heroes decide to start a band… )

Untitled Caspian/Peter fic, Narnia… )

The Girl Is Crafty Like Ice Is Cold, Avengers, Natasha/Clint )

Untitled Tirian story, Narnia (this one is kind of long) )

Maybe that will inspire me to finish some of them. :D

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snackback: (narnia dawn treader)
Seen around the flist:

1. Pick a pairing or a character
2. Ask me my particular headcanon regarding something about them
3. Post to your journal to share your own headcanon!


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