bookblather: Caterina Scorsone smiling at camera right. (in the heart: christine: caterina scorso)
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Author: Kat
Title: Check-In
Story: In the Heart - Magic AU
Colors: Blue caravan 2 (He knows every loophole, the art of fine print), first light 5 (Nautilus), color party 12 (Eau de Nil)
Supplies and Materials: Graffiti (sprinting), frame, seed beads (Pia Warmind), eraser, stain (To believe is to know you believe, and to know you believe is not to believe. - Jean-Paul Sartre), modeling clay ("It was still good to know," six-word Saturday),
Word Count: 249
Rating: PG
Summary: Pia spies on her mother, the spy.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Last Blue Caravan! Now on to Olympic Gold. Also, Pia is Lars's sister's daughter.

Check-In )
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Author: Kat
Title: Cold Feet
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Blue caravan 4 (And so you're preparing to swear every oath), color party 6 (Rufous), David Bowie 7 (If there was only something between us Other than our clothes → The Heart’s Filthy Lesson (Outside))
Supplies and Materials: Graffiti (sprinting), miniature, canvas, acrylic (stubborn), glitter (I Hear You Call, Pine Tree), glue (Even if you seek advice from someone you trust today, communication bogs down and everything seems to require more effort than expected. Pay attention to the signs and simplify your life. Sticking to the basics now prevents messy complications later on.)
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Summary: Melanie, the night before her wedding.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Melanie is Aaron's mother and Nathan's ex-wife, for anyone who hasn't met her yet.

Cold Feet )
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Author: Kat
Title: Streaks
Story: In the Heart -- Regency AU
Colors: Blue caravan 6 (All my maps will only show me how to lose my way), color party 21 (Dun), David Bowie 1 (No confessions / No religion / Don't believe in modern love → Modern Love (Let's Dance))
Supplies and Materials: Graffiti (Gymnastics), eraser (Regency AU), novelty beads (this kitten, this one, this horse, a cat with a dog, another kitten, Simon's Cat, baby bunnies, the grey dog, and finally, "Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in." -- Mark Twain), glue (Your feelings grow more complicated as time wears on, leaving you less certain about the direction you are actually heading.)
Word Count: 626
Rating: PG
Summary: Gina sees Ivy for the first time.
Warnings: None.
Notes: Written kind of fast. Hopefully not terrible.

Streaks )
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Author: Kat
Title: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: First light 16 (Curiosa), blue caravan 10 (And the words, they're everything and nothing), color party 42 (Flammeous)
Supplies and Materials: canvas (Smokey is about sixteen, and Miranda may or may not be just barely born), seed beads, acrylic (false), stain ("It’s all fucking crap. We’re all human beings, we’re all mammals, we’re all rocks, plants, rivers." - Shane MacGowan), modeling clay (Free-Form Friday), novelty beads ("The Boss of Me," They Might Be Giants), graffiti
Word Count: 739
Rating: PG
Summary: Smokey has a conversation about gender with a ten-year-old, because of course he does.
Warnings: homophobic slur
Notes: Uh, hi, I'm back? Smokey's gender, sexuality, and indeed entire existence can best be expressed as the title emoji. He uses male pronouns because it's easier but he'll answer to anything.


¯\_(ツ)_/¯ )
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Author: Kat
Title: you never existed at all
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Blue caravan 1 (My true love is a man who never existed at all), midnight 14 (Singe), color party 28 (Morel)
Supplies and Materials: Seed beads, miniature, brush (obnubliate), acrylic (drop), novelty beads ("Remind me how you laid us down,/And gently smiled before you destroyed my life." - Rest in Pieces, Saliva), nubs (of Butterflies)
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Clara and a punch in the gut.
Warnings: None, though there's dismissal of asexuality in Butterflies.
Notes: Nope.

you never existed at all )
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Author: Kat
Title: Upsides
Story: In the Heart
Colors: First light 15 (Vouchesafe), blue caravan 3 (Something keeps you faithful when all else in you turns and runs), color party 38 (Dorado)
Supplies and Materials: Frame, novelty beads (Those voices telling you that it's all wrong, and you should be louder or softer or more fashionable or marketable? Those are the bad voices. The only guide you can afford to listen to is the obsessive, lovestruck thing inside you that keeps insisting it finds some particular subject utterly fascinating. Do not shame this part of yourself. Take it by the hand and lead it to safety.” -Doris Egan)
Word Count: 140
Rating: PG
Summary: Happiness.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Companion to Downsides.

Upsides )
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Author: Kat
Title: Downsides
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Blue caravan 8 (Soon as this wall in my heart comes down, I'm gonna make it feel like home)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, brush (belie), glue (However, you may be feeling a bit lost today), frame
Word Count: 300
Rating: PG
Summary: Not everything's happy all the time.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Okay so apparently I meant the flood today.

Downsides )
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Author: Kat
Title: Victory
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Blue caravan 5 (It's better late than the never we've been told before)
Supplies and Materials: Graffiti (Twelve Days of Christmas: this picture), seed beads, miniature, pastels (congratulate), beading wire (this picture)
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: They've won.
Warnings: none
Notes: A somewhat late reaction to the Supreme Court.

Victory )

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