August 8th, 2008

coffee

Oh noes! Dedication meme

Tag 3-5 people on your f-list and ask them to whom they'd dedicate their fic (that you've chosen of course) if it were published "for real." Then those folks have to tag someone else. Make it fun, but make it real.

sahiya has tagged me to do "An Antique Roman".

To shitsu_tonka, for prompting for GIles/Ethan with "Angel to shout at", which made me flash on Ethan sneering at the magical snow in "Amends": I wrote this story for you. To emmessann, who always knows exactly where to hit my stories with the wrench of embetterment. And to Joss Whedon, for squandering a marvelous character and inspiring an in-your-face ficathon all about Ethan.

Tagging:
theblackmare, "The Bird Bone Flute" (hey, you reading lj, friend?)
gileswench, "Snips & Snails & Puppy Dog Tails"
penwiper26, "Shadow Though It Be" (or the entire series if you wish)

The album of the week: John Beltran, Human Engine.
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Core 4

No side-channel this time. It's just what I'm listening to.

The date-sorted story listing on my fic archive site is sort of fascinating to me. Reading the early stuff-- or rather, reading as much of the early stories I can stand before the writing starts upsetting me too much to continue-- makes it clear how much I've learned in the last two years.

Good. My evil plan proceeds apace. Soon I will perhaps Not Suck So Much.

Problems still: on the nose-ness, not enough conflict, exposition that at time thuds like a heavy solid thing accelerating at 9.81 meters/sec^2, sentences that don't get enough editing love, insufficient invention.

And by the way. You can blame emelye_miller for the Skyclad Scoobies on the Solstice Core Four Ritual Sexmagic Plot Bunny. Or choose a verb you like better there.
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    Red Moon Slide : Nitrous Oxide : Red Moon Slide
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