bookblather: Enver Gjokaj in black and white smiling camera left. (in the heart : felipe : enver gjokaj)
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Title: A for Effort
Story: In the Heart - Thriller Project
Colors: Brown 9 (brownie points)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, frame, pastels (under pressure), novelty beads (It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required. - Winston Churchill).
Word Count: 66
Rating: G.
Summary: Mopping habits.
Warnings: none
Notes: A meme fill for [personal profile] isana. Last brown.

A for Effort )
bookblather: Natalie Dormer looking smugly off-camera. (Miranda Hennessy: Natalie Dormer)
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Author: Kat
Title: Weeding
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Brown 1 (brown nose), lawn green 8 (sunny skies)
Supplies and Materials: Canvas (Miranda is sixteen), brush (affront), watercolors (write a story in which sports are used for evil), oils (weeding), modeling clay (youth), glue (Even if you believe that you're being clear, others may still hear what they want to hear. Fortunately, your actions speak the truth in a way that cannot be misinterpreted).
Word Count: 950
Rating: PG-13 for language.
Summary: Miranda knows about kissasses and hypocrites.
Warnings: fat-shaming in the background
Notes: So Miranda played field hockey. I did not know this.

Weeding )
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Author: Kat
Title: never
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Brown 10 (brown note), orange 10 (orange you glad I didn't say banana)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, acrylic (bar), oils (it has begun), modeling clay (flash), novelty beads ("Don't Fall In Love", Beauty and the Beast).
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG.
Summary: Miranda has her limits.
Warnings: none
Notes:

never )
bookblather: Natalie Dormer looking smugly off-camera. (Miranda Hennessy: Natalie Dormer)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Concrete
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Brown 3 (brown out)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, reimaging (part 23 of In a Den of Thieves), feathers (this picture), chalk (this picture), modeling clay (flash), pastels (wound(s)).
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: It was funny, the things you looked at but didn't really see.
Warnings: aftereffects of violence
Notes: Written in writing chat.

Concrete )
bookblather: Molly Quinn with her hand behind her head, smiling at the camera. (in the heart : leah : molly quinn)
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Author: Kat
Title: Just Like That
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Eton blue 9 (cafeteria food), brown 5 (brown bagging)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, frame, seed beads.
Word Count: 100.
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Viktorie and Leah, the lunch after.
Warnings: Impure thoughts.
Notes: Third and final offering for International Femslash Day. Last chance to make a request on my annual meme!

Just Like That )
bookblather: A picture of Tricia Helfer in a white shirt, smiling, with her chin in her hand. (in the heart: gina)
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Author: Kat
Title: Longing
Story: In the Heart -- EPIC PIRATE AU
Colors: Purple 7 (born to the purple), brown 4 (do something up brown)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser, novelty beads (greetings), yarn (this picture), chalk (this picture), beading wire (this picture), glitter (affair), glue (on some level, the deal is done.)
Word Count: 202.
Rating: G.
Summary: Gina sees Ivy for the first time.
Warnings: none
Notes: Wrote this for one of the AU memes, and liked it so much I thought I would share.

Longing )
bookblather: Natalie Dormer looking smugly off-camera. (Miranda Hennessy: Natalie Dormer)
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Author: Kat
Title: Sometimes Opportunities Call
Story: Huge Scary New Story
Colors: Brown 2 (brown someone off).
Supplies and Materials: Brush (sciential), oils (opposing forces), stain ("An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous." - Henry Ford), modeling clay (sweet), yarn (this video, which made me cry), beading wire (this picture), glitter (affair), glue ("You really don't have much patience since everything seems to take longer than it should."), pastels (face), novelty beads (Binding).
Word Count: 791.
Rating: PG.
Summary: Miranda gets asked out.
Warnings: none
Notes:

Sometimes Opportunities Call )
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Author: Kat
Title: Traffic
Story: Huge Scary New Story
Colors: Brown 3 (brown out).
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, feathers (this picture), beading wire (this accurately reflects Miranda's mood), glue (You can feel the stress building around you and wish you could do something to make it go away.), novelty beads (this picture), pastels (traffic).
Word Count: 100.
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: This is why Miranda hates Orange County.
Warnings: none
Notes: Don't mind me, just closing out a bingo card with a sensory description exercise. There's a rename poll for the Huge Scary New Story! Come weigh in.

Traffic )
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Author: Kat
Title: Writing Lines
Story: In the Heart - Thriller Project
Colors: Eton blue 2 (locker), brown 7 (brown talk).
Supplies and Materials: Frame, acrylic ("I want you to fire someone for me."), stain (“Revenge is a kind of wild justice; which the more man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.” - Sir Francis Bacon), pastels (measures), novelty beads ("High School Never Ends", Bowling For Soup).
Word Count: 800.
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: The boys fail to get away with it.
Warnings: none
Notes: Followup to Games, one week later as requested by Kelly. I like Captain Rathbone.

Writing Lines )
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Author: Kat
Title: White Oleander
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Ruby 1 (lips red as blood), snow white 2 (poison apple), brown 8 (brown bottling)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic, canvas (Aaron is eighteen), eraser (Sociopathic Besties AU), miniature collection, watercolors (someone who overcomes their shyness through murder), oils (almost run its course), fabric (this image), stain (Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died. - Steven Wright), glitter (Make a list of people who have made the biggest impression on you. Bonus: What did they do to make that impression? Was it positive or negative in the aeffect it had on you?), glue (Your thinking is not as logical as you prefer, but your emotions are telling you something important.)
Word Count: 700.
Rating: R.
Summary: This monster in the dark thing isn't doing it for Aaron anymore.
Warnings: emetophobes beware; also murder by poisoning, mention of suicide.
Notes: Title shamelessly nicked from the book.
eta: added a warning

White Oleander )
bookblather: Michael Wetherby turning back and smiling. (in the heart : michael : michael weather)
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Author: Kat
Title: Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Brown 6 (in a brown study), purple 4 (purple haze)
Supplies and Materials: Seed beads, modeling clay (sweet), glitter (Only a true friend would be that truly honest), glue (You're juggling a number of contradictory desires today... there is no reason to keep secrets now), novelty beads (11. "But I've got to see this Book of Love/Find out why it's true" - "Book of Love", The Monotones).
Word Count: 600.
Rating: PG.
Summary: Michael asks Joy to move in with him.
Warnings: none
Notes: More of a description exercise than anything else.

Hit Me With Your Best Shot )
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[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Myrrosta
Colors: Brown #4 (do something up brown), Burnt Umber #10 (Japanese Alps), Tyrian Purple #12 (golden fleece)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas, Charcoal, Seed Beads, Pastels to [community profile] origfic_bingo card prompt "redemption"
Word Count: 1,207
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: Prettor finds what he's been looking for.
Notes: I'm taking a little break from UF, mostly due to the overload from Daffodil and because I'm concentrating on writing the novel. Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM. My last Brown!

He laughed as the first stone came into view )
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[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Myrrosta
Colors: Alice Blue #3 (I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then), Brown #10 (brown note), Burnt Umber #18 (Big Salmon Range)
Styles/Supplies: Frame, Seed Beads
Word Count: 1,963
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: Karina asks the question Cheyti has been dreading.
Notes: Still playing around with characterization for these two, so may not be entirely in line with earlier pieces. Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

May I ask you something? )
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[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Myrrosta
Colors: Brown #5 (brown bagging), Burnt Umber #17 (Sudetes), Tyrian Purple #30 (mother of monsters)
Styles/Supplies: Charcoal
Word Count: 1,719
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: Railohn and his mother, running for their lives.
Notes: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Stop here )
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[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Brown #8 (brown bottling), Burnt Umber #3 (Arctic Cordillera), Daffodil #12 (build a fort)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas
Word Count: 1,105
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: Amy doesn't adjust to moving.
Note: First in a series of three, each focusing on one Breaker kid. Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Amy shuffled down the hall )
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[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Myrrosta
Colors: Brown #9 (brownie points), Burnt Umber #8 (Erta Ale Range), Tea Rose #6 (for what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?)
Styles/Supplies: None
Word Count: 2,258
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; minor violence
Summary: Jay won't stand to hear her Empress insulted.
Notes: The Jay piece I realized I actually wanted to write in the middle of the last one.

Jay had him where she wanted him )
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[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Brown #1 (brown nose), Snow White #4 (glass slipper), Tyrian Purple #17 (chariot of the sun god)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas
Word Count: 680
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: A scene from Amy's college orientation
Note: A rewrite from something I posted previously in my writing journal. Also, my tenth Canvas.

Welcome to UF )
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[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Myrrosta
Colors: Brown #7 (brown talk), Snow White #9 (stolen child), Tyrian Purple #18 (virgin hunter)
Styles/Supplies: Pastels for [community profile] origfic_bingo card prompt "lies/secrets"
Word Count: 2,546
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: There are two unexpected arrivals at the Court.

There was no grand affair when he came home )

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