merryghoul: River sonic screwdriver comics (Default)
The one day I go out on a Saturday and do morning errands, forget to check Dreamwidth for a while, and [community profile] unconventionalcourtship finally opens up for signups.



This year, I'm thinking of something similar to a Harlequin Desire or Harlequin Presents summary. Leaning towards a Harlequin Desire where the plot was originally "billionaire impregnates hotel employee," but that could change, because I think way too much about how fpreg can possibly work and about Me's feelings towards losing her children in canon. The pairing will either be Clara/Me or Missy/River. Although I don't know about a possible Missy/River child. Different, yes, but I don't know if it's my kind of thing or not.
merryghoul: arya side profile (arya side profile)
I don't know how many people still actively use Delicious at this point, since it's been sold and mismanaged by so many people. But the guy who runs Pinboard bought Delicious (seriously), and he's announced Delicious will be in read-only mode on June 15. That means you can't save bookmarks to Delicious, but you can read your Delicious bookmarks or read other Delicious bookmarks on other accounts.

The guy who runs Pinboard is promising to fix the export link to Delicious if you want to save your Delicious bookmarks elsewhere. He's also offering the opportunity to purchase a Delicious account, which is now $11 a year (if you didn't purchase a Pinboard account before there was a yearly fee applied to accounts).
merryghoul: clara under the lake (clara under the lake)
News here, and also Imzy sent emails to users.

I never really did anything there, ha. I did already crosspost and post to AO3 the one drabble I did for an Imzy comm, so I'm good.

Myself, I'm going to put a note on my Imzy and call it time there.

(.)

Apr. 5th, 2017 11:12 am
merryghoul: campfire (campfire)
I should post this now, before it’s too late.

I’m heading towards taking (mostly) a break from fandom for a bit. I don’t want to talk too much about my real life, but I want to focus on my real life for a bit. That and, to be honest, I’m really jaded with TV/book/media fandom at the moment. It’s not a specific person; it’s just me.

Maybe I’ll come back. Maybe I won’t. IDK.

I probably won’t do that review of The Diary of River Song 2 I promised a while back. I will be around to do the [livejournal.com profile] who_daily newsletter, but that’s it. And I’m also doing Jukebox, mostly because it’s not based on ongoing canons with writers/showrunners/other creators. I do know I want to take the summer off. So no big bangs, summer exchanges, or whatnot for me.
merryghoul: naked river is naked (unexpected naked river)
My Shakespeare quotes table for [community profile] femslashficlets, that is. Various fandoms, various ratings, and some ficlets have been posted here to my journal before (but not all of them are posted here). It can be read by going to my table here or going to the AO3 collection for this table here (where it's easier to figure out the ratings and fandoms for all the ficlets).

PPS

Dec. 24th, 2016 07:32 pm
merryghoul: arya house of black and white (arya house of black and white)
Since I goofed earlier in my haste to leave the house, but now I am at keyboard, and there's a Yuletide delay, here's a link to the fic I meant to link to earlier, the ASOIAF/GOT one.

Two Sides to a Needle (35 words) by merryghoul
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: A Song of Ice and Fire & Related Fandoms
Rating: General Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Characters: Lyanna Stark, Arya Stark, Sansa Stark
Additional Tags: Writing Exercise, Alternate Universe - Canon Divergence
Summary: If Lyanna was alive and at Winterfell while Sansa and Arya were young.

[title]

Nov. 25th, 2016 11:56 pm
merryghoul: clara under the lake (clara under the lake)
Trying out this experiment where I'm reposting a LiveJournal Share dialog to Dreamwidth but changing the HTML for Dreamwidth. Should work, but here goes:

Originally posted by [personal profile] merryghoul at Fic: Where Thou Art Not, Desolation
Title: Where Thou Art Not, Desolation | AO3 | (Dreamwidth)
Author: [personal profile] merryghoul
Fandom: Doctor Who (2005)
Wordcount: 579
Rating: Mature
Characters: Missy, Clara Oswald, Twelfth Doctor
Pairing: Clara Oswald/Missy
Contains: sexual content (the "huddling for warmth trope," pretty much)
Prompt: For [community profile] who_at_50's 53rd anniversary fanwork-a-thon (a work centered around the Master/Missy).
Disclaimer: Characters and trope not my creations.
Summary: Missy sets a trap for the Doctor, but ensnares Clara instead.
merryghoul: fi with flower gun (fi with flower gun)
They're also couple of things I wrote for Fan Flashworks, when I was more active in that comm. I probably won't hurry to add this back to my journal, but I unlocked A Day of Peace (Fiona, mature) on AO3. I also made minor formatting corrections to Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (Fiona, teen).
merryghoul: River saves the doctor (River saves the doctor)
Recently posted River's Detour (River, Explicit) to finish off another Season of Kink bingo. It's actually a drawerfic I meant to use for something else earlier this year, but I shelved it because of personal issues. I spruced it up for Season of Kink, mostly because I couldn't think of anything else to write for the "masturbation" square.
merryghoul: doctor clara hugging (doctor clara hugging)
Friends-locked because I don't want the last fic linked here to appear on Who Daily yet; I think it'd be overkill for today.

My two fics for [community profile] iddyiddybangbang are live. I'm just going to link to my dwfiction entry to link to the two fics on my journal and AO3. (One fic is Clara/Me, the other Twelve/Missy/River, and they're both explicit.)

I've also posted another fic, In the Nude (Clara/Me, teen), mostly to finish up my Season of Kink card, but it's also for a couple of other places. I'll post a header link to the fic to the DW All Sorts comm later today or tomorrow to link to that comm.

Right now, going to fill out a bingo card template for Season of Kink.
merryghoul: five + peri (five peri coa 2)
* I'll get back to any pinch hits that are open this weekend. I know there were a lot of last-minute pinch hits earlier this week, especially for Rare Pair Fest, but I couldn't promote them as soon as they came out.
* Not sure if I'm doing this round or not, mostly because of some bingo challenges and exchanges happening soon or happening right now. (Along with some RL stuff.) But [community profile] ladiesbingo has just opened signups, and it'll be running until March of next year. I encourage those that like writing about women to sign up.
* I'm the special reccer at [livejournal.com profile] het_reccers this month; my first post is here. I have 22 recs planned, but I might have more if I see things I've liked and recced before, but for other things. (Like maybe around 30, not, like, near 300.)
* Some time this weekend, if not today, I'll be capping off a [community profile] hc_bingo bingo with a rec list, because I don't feel like I have a canon I can really focus on writing "substance abuse" on well at the moment.

(.)

Aug. 27th, 2016 03:25 pm
merryghoul: pigeon near the london eye (london pigeon)
I posted a list of pinch hits that I know are open to my Tumblr. The Rare Pair Fest one is the the one that urgently needs to be filled.
merryghoul: campfire (campfire)
I have an account (and a newly-created blog) there as well, merryghoul. Still need to come up with a header and whatnot.

Not sure if I'll actually blog there, but I do want to participate in comms like fandom_driver, which is aiming to be like [livejournal.com profile] crack_van 2.0. If I do participate, I'll let you know more.
merryghoul: zoe and mark (zoe and mark)
Copied and pasted here, from [livejournal.com profile] rarepairfest:

These are due ASAP. No claiming needed. Just drop us an email if you're working on one please.

Emergency Pinch Hit #1
Dragon Age (Video Games), Crossover Fandom [Iron Bull (Dragon Age)/James Vega (Mass Effect Crossover), Dorian Pavus (Dragon Age)/Kaidan Alenko (Mass Effect)], Mass Effect, Jupiter Ascending (2015)
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rare-pair-pinch-hits/Q3W0U3IQIBs

Emergency Pinch Hit #2
John Wick (2014), The Silmarillion and other histories of Middle-Earth - J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings - J. R. R. Tolkien, Gargoyles (TV), NCIS: New Orleans, Star Wars Sequel Trilogy, Marvel Cinematic Universe

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rare-pair-pinch-hits/m6uzS5n6hpE

(new) #3:
Anne of Green Gables - L. M. Montgomery, Vorkosigan Saga - Lois McMaster Bujold, She-Ra: Princess Of Power, Star Trek: The Original Series

https://groups.google.com/d/msg/rare-pair-pinch-hits/96uDFlW-mkc/UpsjdP__BAAJ

merryghoul: mike pilot (mike pilot)
Just went out, so here is an edited list:

#18: Eye Candy (TV), The Firm (TV), Containment (TV) (all fanfic) Claimed!
#27: Aubrey-Maturin Series - Patrick O'Brian, The Scarlet Pimpernel - Baroness Orczy, Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle, Crossovers [Commodore Norrington (PotC)/Elizabeth Bennet (P&P-Austen)] (all fanfic) Claimed!
#30: Anne of Green Gables - L. M. Montgomery, Vorkosigan Saga - Lois McMaster Bujold, She-Ra: Princess Of Power, Star Trek: TOS (all fanfic)
#24: Criminal Minds, Crossovers [Arron Hotchner (Criminal Minds)/Alec Hardison (Leverage)], The Librarians (TV 2014) (all fanfic except for the crossover [fanfic or fanart])
#36: Castle, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Dance Academy, UnReal (all fanfic)
#39: Ace of Diamond, Yowamushi Pedal, Bungou Stray Dogs, Gekka Shhoujo Nozaki-kun, Kuroko's Basketball (fanart or fanfic)
#43: Discworld - Terry Prachett, The Chronicles of Chrestomanci - Diana Wynne Jones, Original Work (Male Boss/Male Secretary, Male Assassin/Male Target, Male Prince/Male Prince), Ace Attorney (all fanfic except for Original Work [fanfic or fanart])
#44: Tortall - Tamora Pierce, Emelan - Tamora Pierce, Harry Potter - J. K. Rowling, Howl's Moving Castle (I guess the anime, because of the piped tag), Miraculous Ladybug, The 100, Cardcaptor Sakura (all fanfiction) (note: this pinch hit was sent under pinch hit #41)

Pinch hit list is here (Google Groups).
merryghoul: think pink (romana II)
These are the ones I could find as of now. Please let me know if there are more I'm missing!

Currently updated as I get news about some of these pinch hits (I'm subscribed to a few of these Google Groups).

Rare Pair Fest: Lingering pinch hits now in this post.

Het Big Bang: Three fics in need of art.

Beauty Sleep (by Cameron Dokey)
Being Human (I assume the UK version?)
DCU

More info here.

GenEx: Currently two pinch hits.

#1: Pawn Stars, NASCAR RPF, Airwolf, SGA, Crossovers [Denny Crane (Boston Legal) & Richard Castle (Castle) Richard Castle (Castle) and Rodney McKay (SGA) Sheldon Cooper (TBBT) and Rodney McKay (SGA) Sheldon Cooper (TBBT) and Walter O'Brien (Scorpion) Walter O'Brien (Scorpion) and Rodney McKay (SGA)] (all fanfiction)

Can be claimed here or here.

#5: Ace Attorney, xxxHoLic, Durarara!!!, Tsuritama, Tsubasa: Resevoir Chronicle (fanfiction and fanart)

Can be claimed here.

The Darkest Night: Currently two pinch hits.

#1: DC Animated Universe, Smallville, Arrow, Crossovers [Group: Curtis Holt & Mick Rory & Ray Palmer & Leonard Snart (Arrowverse), Group: Curtis Holt & Mick Rory & Ray Palmer (Arrowverse)], X-Men (Original Timeline Movies) (letter here, but please note, it's locked: http://martyfrommars.livejournal.com/854.html)

#3: Assassin's Creed, The Technomancer (Video Game), Fallout 4, Resident Evil - All Media Types

More info here.
merryghoul: fifth doctor (five coa 3)
I'm really thinking of doing some sort of pinch hit roundup in the near future, to advertise for pinch hits (outside of Yuletide) for any exchanges I know of that need pinch hits.

I know I don't have the biggest readership here or on Tumblr, but, hey, it's worth a shot to get some pinch hits advertised, yes? I can't do it right now, though, because I'm in a backlog of stuff I should probably get done by noon my time.

hi all

Aug. 1st, 2016 02:41 pm
merryghoul: clara ashildr 2 (clara ashildr 2)
NOW UNLOCKED

I probably should've hyped up [community profile] iddyiddybangbang earlier here, but now it's closed for signups. Oh well. I've decided to sign on for two fics. I've decided both of them involve remixes of existing fics. One was going to be an original, but my mind just doesn't want to fic the original, which was going to be heavily tropey, and a trope I've kinda covered earlier this year with the same characters, so I'm going another route. That's all I'll say.

Just passing by to show you a rec I was planning to rec during my special reccer stint at [livejournal.com profile] het_reccers next month, but I decided to offer it up now for their Game of Thrones week, Shelter From the Storm by kungfuwaynewho (Teen, Brienne of Tarth/Jamie Lannister).

And I also offered up a rec at [community profile] bestthingever earlier, Dark and Silent by paynesgrey (Doctor Who, Clara & Twelve, G).
merryghoul: suzie costello (torchwood), text: totally sane person (mini suzie)
I wanted to promote this ficathon hosted on LJ, since I've just stumbled upon it:


NO SHAME!




come have a blast!


From the ficathon's post:

This ficathon is for all those fics you always wanted but have never gotten. Shame ships, obscure fandoms, that same prompt you've been shopping at every ficathon since the dawn of time – this is the place for all of that. Get to prompting!


How do I know what I can and can't prompt?
I would say pretty much anything and everything goes. There are no prompt police here. We are all outlaws. Any and all fandoms apply!

How much can I prompt?
GO HAM.



I've already left a couple prompts there. (I'd be surprised if anyone wrote them because they're for small and/or dead fandoms.) But feel free to swing by and prompt and fill to your heart's delight, if you'd like!
merryghoul: River sonic screwdriver comics (Default)
Okay, so I'm officially committed to Het Big Bang.

[community profile] het_bigbang is back for another round of awesomeness and we want you to come join us!!



Big Bang: 25,000 words. Any Fandom. Any Het Pairing.
Little Bang: 10,000 words. Any Fandom. Any Het Pairing.
Author Sign Up I Artist Sign Up I Beta Sign Up I Cheerleading Sign Up

Timeline
Author Sign Ups - Open till May 17th, 12:00 PM (NOON) PST
Mandatory Author Checkpoint - July 15th
Artist Claiming of Big Bang Stories - July 20th
Art and Fics Due - August 26th, 11:59 PM (Midnight) PST
Debut Date (DD) - August 31st

FAQ here!


(There's a mirror comm, [community profile] het_bigbang, but most administration will be on LJ.)

Currently writing this now, but it's Eleven/River facing off against a (fictional, humanoid) dictator. Some ideas I had for Heroine Big Bang (which I have quit, despite the mod recently appearing to attempt to do a new schedule) as well as (the now deleted) River's Five will be reworked into the story.

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