merryghoul: campfire (campfire)
Day 7

In your own space, create a fanwork. Make a drabble, a ficlet, a podfic, or an icon, art or meta or a rec list. Arts and crafts. Draft a critical essay about a particular media. Put together a picspam or a fanmix. Write a review of a Broadway show, a movie, a concert, a poetry reading, a museum trip, a you-should-be-listening-to-this-band essay. Compose some limericks, haikus, free-form poetry, 5-word stories. Document a particular bit of real person canon. Take some pictures. Draw a stick-figure comic. Create something. Leave a comment in this post saying you did it. Include a link to your post if you feel comfortable doing so.

Okay, so I was planning to post this today anyway after writing this before I went to bed. All I did was change a word when I woke up because I felt the word I was using didn't exist when this drabble is set. That said, here is said drabble:

Live With Us (100 words) by merryghoul
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: Vikings (TV)
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Astrid/Lagertha (Vikings)
Characters: Astrid (Vikings), Lagertha (Vikings)
Additional Tags: Missing Scene, Drabble, Hunters & Hunting, Pets
Series: Part 10 of Shakespeare Quotes for Femslash Ficlets: General Claim
Summary: Lagertha and how she met her owl.

(I promise I'll link my [community profile] femslashficlets table to my journal once it's done. Three more drabbles and I'm done with said table. \o/)
merryghoul: clara under the lake (clara under the lake)
Never mind, I forgot to friends-lock this before today's Who Daily update. Ignore what I had in this first paragraph of the post.

Earlier this year, I posted River's Five, which was supposed to be for [livejournal.com profile] dw_allsorts. Each chapter corresponded to a different prompt. I burned out on the fic and eventually finished that prompt table I grabbed from that comm with various ficlets and drabbles. My intent was to use parts of the fic for Het Big Bang (which prefers WIPs to not be on AO3 before their archive goes live), but that never materialized.

I decided to repost "River's Five" to AO3, since I've given up on finishing the fic and/or trying to edit what I have into a fic that's mostly made up of the older story. Here's the new link to the fic:

River's Five (3062 words) by merryghoul
Chapters: 6/?
Fandom: Doctor Who (2005)
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Characters: Ashildr | Lady Me, Clara Oswin Oswald, River Song, Ada Mullins | The Unicorn
Additional Tags: Abandoned Work - Unfinished and Discontinued, Robbery
Summary: River Song is planning a heist, and she needs Clara and Me's help. (Unfinished work that will not be updated or completed.)
merryghoul: westminster (westminster)
Title: A New Leash on Life | AO3
Fandom: Doctor Who (2005)
Wordcount: 922
Rating: Teen
Character: Twelve, Missy, OMC, the Doctor's TARDIS
Pairing: Twelve/Missy
Prompts: [community profile] seasonofkink: possession/collars and [community profile] fic_promptly: Any, Any, "I ask for so little. Just fear me, love me, do as I say and I will be your slave." (Quote is from Labyrinth, but it's not the exact quote as used in the movie.)
Summary: The Doctor wasn't expecting coming to something that looked like a church and a cave. And he wasn't expecting what followed next.

A New Leash on Life )
merryghoul: doctor river wedding (doctor river wedding)
Of course I would forget about this fic just in time to not forward date it so it can possibly be seen on AO3. My luck. But it's live, and I did go through my edits before posting the fic to AO3. Any errors remaining in the fic are my own.

A Tale of Four Thieves (25075 words) by merryghoul
Chapters: 4/4
Fandom: Doctor Who (2005)
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Eleventh Doctor/River Song
Characters: River Song, Ashildr | Lady Me, Boudicca, Eleventh Doctor, Original Robot Character(s)
Additional Tags: Robbery, The Knightmare, Post-Episode: s09e10 Face The Raven, Kidnapping, University, Game Shows, Hostage Situations, Prison
Summary: To impress the Doctor, River looks for, and finds, the lost Crown Jewels of England. To save some of Earth's notable historical figures, River needs the Doctor's help...and the help of the woman she stole the Crown Jewels of England from.

[livejournal.com profile] hollymarchosias did art for me, independently from this bang. The artwork is now live on AO3.
merryghoul: helena (helena)
My first fic in over a year for Orphan Black! I was disillusioned by the fandom and the canon for a bit, but I've returned to writing for it.

Title: Couples Art Therapy | AO3
Fandom: Orphan Black
Wordcount: 569 words
Rating: Teen
Character: Alison Hendrix
Pairing: (established Alison Hendrix/Donnie Hendrix)
Prompts: [community profile] hc_bingo, square "counseling," and [community profile] fic_promptly, prompt Any - Any - 'Memory' from Cats
Notes: Set in season 1, when Alison and Donnie went to couples therapy. Slight changes from the original fill.
Summary: Alison recalls the first time she and Donnie met.

Couples Art Therapy )
merryghoul: NYC (NYC 1)
Title: Bad Day at Blackhaven | AO3
Fandom: Gossip Girl
Wordcount: 3104
Rating: Teen
Characters: Blair Waldorf, Chuck Bass, Dan Humphrey, Serena van der Woodsen, Arthur (Chuck's chauffeur)
Pairing: Chuck Bass/Blair Waldorf
Notes: This fic was for the first year of the now defunct Vacationthon exchange. I wrote this for [livejournal.com profile] flipflop_diva. Yes, that flipflop_diva. Originally posted 11 July 2011. Reuploaded 2 July 2016, to fix spacing issues without going through old Dreamwidth HTML formatting from hell, to fix some SPAG and story errors, and to change the summary, because why the hell not. Although the story is set between seasons two and three, events mentioned in seasons three and four that take place during this time frame are briefly mentioned here. And the title, very much like Gossip Girl episode titles, is a play on Bad Day at Black Rock.
Disclaimer: Sorry, Vacationthon--I'm not adding a serious disclaimer here as opposed to when you were running.
Summary: There are twists and turns in Blair's trip to East Hampton, New York. Not of all of them are physical ones.

Bad Day at Blackhaven )
merryghoul: river song (doctor who) [heart] TARDIS book, text: "I [love] spoilers" (river song spoilers)
So I had this story ready, but over the weekend, I was really sick, so I forgot to have this prepared at least for yesterday. Oops. But here is the story, still on time for this ficathon:

Title: The Chosen One
Author: [personal profile] merryghoul
Wordcount: 1997
Rating: Teen
Characters: Melody Pond, River Song
Contains: minor character deaths
Notes: For the 2015 [personal profile] spook_me ficathon.
Summary: In 1969, Melody meets a friend who offers to take her to New York to find her parents. River has to stop them.

AO3, Teaspoon, or under the cut

Read more... )
merryghoul: River closeup (River closeup)
Nothing much to add. I'll upload the fic to Teaspoon and post a link to some Doctor Who comms later (the fiction comms and maybe the River Song comms), but here's the fic on AO3:

Bespoke Psychopath for Hire (10849 words) by merryghoul
Chapters: 5/5
Fandom: Doctor Who
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Eleventh Doctor/River Song
Characters: Eleventh Doctor, River Song, Amy Pond, Rory Williams, The Meddling Monk, Mels Zucker
Additional Tags: Diary/Journal, Episode: s06e08 Let's Kill Hitler, Canon - Comics, Victorian, Were-Creatures, Las Vegas, Marriage, Gambling, Detectives, Alternate Norse Religion & Lore, Alternate Universe - Canon Divergence, Melody Malone - Freeform, Anniversary
Summary: River wakes up back in the body of Mels, traveling back to that field outside Leadworth. To maintain her sanity, River remembers who she was as someone attempts to rewrite her diary.

[personal profile] hollymarchosias did art!

Cover Art for merryghoul's "Bespoke Psychopath for Hire" (0 words) by h_marchosias
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: Doctor Who (2005)
Rating: General Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Characters: River Song
Additional Tags: Cover Art, Digital Art



Update: the fic is on Teaspoon.
merryghoul: river song (river song blue)
Title: Zygon in Belgravia | AO3 | Teaspoon
Fandom: Doctor Who (2005)
Characters: Eleventh Doctor/River Song, OCs
Prompt: wild card: alien abduction
Medium: fic
Wordcount: 1442
Rating: Teen
Warnings: no standard warnings apply; fic does contain creature death
Summary: The Doctor and River's date is interrupted by a Zygon.

Zygon in Belgravia )
merryghoul: river song (doctor who) with gun, text: "nice hair, clever, has her own gun" (river song nice hair)
Title: Confluence
Pairing: River Song/River Song
Rating: Teen
Word count: 100
Summary: A meeting of two Rivers.
merryghoul: river song (doctor who) [heart] TARDIS book, text: "I [love] spoilers" (river song spoilers)
Title: Mels and the Wolf | AO3 | Teaspoon
Fandom: Doctor Who (2005), Torchwood
Characters: Mels Zucker, Amy Pond, Jack Harkness, Alex Hopkins
Prompt: family
Medium: fic
Wordcount: 1083
Rating: Teen
Warnings: no standard warnings apply; fic does contain creature death and canonical thoughts of killing a character
Summary: Mels would be the one to protect her mother from a wolf.

For [community profile] hc_bingo as well as [community profile] onlyonebed (just not in time for the latter's ficathon). Does contain a creature from the Marvel Comics run of Doctor Who comics, but it's not necessary to read those comics to understand the creature.

I did Google up the British education system and Welsh outdoor camps for some of this fic, but please tell me if I goofed up on anything.

Mels and the Wolf )
merryghoul: eleven small (eleven small)
This fic isn't new--it's from 2013. But apparently I never posted it anywhere other than AO3 for a couple of years, and never promoted it anywhere? Wow. Here it is, finally on my journal.

Title: Come On My Teselecta | AO3 | Teaspoon
Wordcount: 4672
Rating: Teen
Characters: Eleventh Doctor, Rita, Winston Churchill, Amy, Rory, River, Madam Kovorian
Notes: For the 2013 Rare Women exchange (when the exchange was known under that name).
Summary: "The Wedding of River Song" AU, in which Rita and the Doctor look for the Teselecta, steal a head in a box and try to convince a self-described psychopath to revert time to its original state.

Read more... )
merryghoul: fi with flower gun (fi with flower gun)
Guise, I accidentally a fic while I'm supposed to be working on Ship Swap. Oops?

Title: My Name Is Not Fiona Glenanne | AO3
Fandom: Burn Notice/Press Gang
Wordcount: 1737
Rating: Teen
Character(s): Fiona, Carlos, Andrew Strong, Sam Black
Pairing(s): Fiona/Carlos
Notes: For Burn Notice, this story is set after Strong breaks into Fiona's house in "Exit Plan" (705) and goes AU after that moment for Fiona, Carlos, and Strong.

For Press Gang, this is set well after Sam left the Junior Gazette. Sam is roughly the same age as Fiona here.

This fic is for the April 2015 amnesty crossover challenge at HC Bingo; from my card, I used the prompts "purgatory" and "atonement." It's also for the Fic Promptly prompt Burn Notice/Press Gang, Sam Black, she moved to Miami to work on a magazine, not get arrested for another woman's crimes.
Summary: Sam Black is arrested for a crime Fiona's set up for. Only Fiona can free her.

My Name Is Not Fiona Glenanne )
merryghoul: mike and fi 2 (mike and fi 2)
Title: Detective and the Ghosts | AO3
Author: [personal profile] merryghoul
Artist: [livejournal.com profile] marchosias_inc
Fandom: Burn Notice
Relationship(s)/Characters: Michael Westen/Fiona Glenanne/Sam Axe/Jesse Porter, Charlie Westen, Thomas O'Neill, OFC
Word Count: 10,959
Rating: Teen
Content Notes/Warnings: No warnings apply. Contains canon-typical violence. Set post-series.
Summary: With Michael, Fiona, and Charlie presumed dead, Sam and Jesse visit the three in Ireland. A highway robber and the jailbreak of an old foe of the team changes their lives forever.

The fanmix for this story is here. Thanks again!

Detective and the Ghosts )
merryghoul: River sonic screwdriver comics (ichabod rifle)
Title: Sugar House | fic_promptly | AO3
Fandom: Sleepy Hollow/Doctor Who (1963)
Wordcount: 1661
Rating: Teen
Characters: Ichabod Crane, Katrina Crane, the Rani
Pairing: Ichabod Crane/Katrina Crane
Contains: mentions of a stabbing, alcohol usage, mild violence
Prompts: [personal profile] spook_me: mad scientist; [community profile] fic_promptly: "Any, any, (562): You came running into my room at 4 in the morning yelling "SANCTUARY!" and flung yourself into bed."
Summary: A woman helps an injured Ichabod after a battle, but she intends to do something else to him.

Read more... )
merryghoul: helena (helena)
Title: Sidetrack
Author: [personal profile] merryghoul
Prompt: Helena goes into a bar and meets... Frankie Rizzoli, Jr. (Rizzoli & Isles)!
Fandoms: Orphan Black/Rizzoli & Isles
Word count: 654
Rating/Contents: Teen/alcohol consumption and mild violence; no other content notes apply
Notes: AU. Set after season 2 of Orphan Black. Helena manages to go on her quest for Jesse without being captured. She's not pregnant. Set during season 5 of Rizzoli & Isles; Frankie's already a detective.

AO3. For [community profile] intoabar.

Read more... )
merryghoul: mike and fi 2 (mike and fi 2)
Title: The Woods | AO3
Fandom: Burn Notice
Wordcount: 2626
Rating: Teen
Characters: Michael Westen, Fiona Glenanne, Sam Axe, Jesse Porter, brief appearance from Madeline Westen, others
Pairing(s): Michael Westen/Fiona Glenanne
Contains: character death (not major), brief mention of suicide (not for a major character), sexual content
Prompt(s): [community profile] hc_bingo: arena
Notes: The conclusion to The Last CIA Job. (Series is AU from show canon.)
Summary: Things go wrong when James invites Michael's team to his medical tent.

The Woods )
merryghoul: River sonic screwdriver comics (Default)
Title: Freeing Burke | AO3
Fandom: Burn Notice
Wordcount: 2020
Rating: Teen
Characters: Michael Westen, Jesse Porter, Fiona Glenanne, Sam Axe, others
Contains: canon-typical violence
Prompt(s): [community profile] hc_bingo: falling
Notes: Part 3 of The Last CIA Job series. (Series is AU from show canon.)
Summary: The team has to free Burke from prison.

The series is complete; the final part will be posted later this week after I give it a look through.

Freeing Burke )
merryghoul: mike pilot (mike pilot)
Title: Meeting James Kendrick | AO3
Wordcount: 2240
Rating: Teen
Character(s): Michael Westen, Fiona Glenanne, Sam Axe, Jesse Porter, Andrew Strong, James Kendrick, Madeline Westen
Pairing(s): Michael Westen/Fiona Glenanne
Contains: torture (various types of deprivation techniques and non consensual LSD use), brief descriptions of LSD trips
Prompt(s): [community profile] hc_bingo: isolation
Notes: Part 2 of The Last CIA Job series. A WIP that I started in October 2013 and shelved until now because I couldn't figure out how to end it. Took out several passive tense words on 8/16 because I hated them.
Summary: Capturing James Kendrick is harder than it appears for Michael and his team.

The Last CIA Job: Meeting James Kendrick )

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