bookblather: A picture of Pink in a pink shirt and black beret. (in the heart: danny)
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Author: Kat
Title: If It's Not Rough it Isn't Fun
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Olive saturation, chartreuse 9 (D' autant plus forte est l' ivresse que plus amer est le vin. / All the stronger is the rapture that is more bitter wine.) with subluxate's paint-by-numbers (Danny and Lars)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser, acrylic (Being intoxicated), feathers (puzzle), pastels (cotton candy bingo: Don't Need to Get Married), collage, mosaic, novelty beads ("Life gets hard, nothing's ever free/You don't believe in the things you can't see/But every now than we need someone to pull us through/And maybe that someone is you." - "Whatever It Takes", SHeDAISY).
Word Count: 3827.
Rating: R, for swearing.
Summary: Danny and Lars in fifteen AUs.
Warnings: emotional abuse, character death, violence and threats of violence, mention of being set on fire, death by disease.
Notes: Please let me know if I've missed a warning. I can't help but feel as if I have.

If It's Not Rough It Isn't Fun )
bookblather: Annalise Basso looking to the left of the camera, with long red hair and a blue shirt. (in the heart: young ivy)
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Author: Kat
Title: For Science
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Chartreuse 5 (Je ne bois pas plus qu'une éponge. / I do not drink more than a sponge.) with subluxate's paint by numbers (It's a test. FOR SCIENCE.)
Supplies and Materials: Comic, novelty beads (this picture), canvas (Ivy being about seven or eight to Aaron's twelve or thirteen), modeling clay (puzzle), glitter (discovery), glue (Asking the right questions now should bring answers to your lingering doubts.), fingerpainting.
Word Count: n/a.
Rating: G.
Summary: Oh my god, Ivy.
Warnings: none
Notes: HOW DO I ART part 2. With apologies to Randall Monroe.

For Science )
bookblather: A picture of Neko Case in a green sweater. (in the heart: ivy)
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Author: Kat
Title: Last Call
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Chartreuse 2 (Manger est un besoin de l'estomac ; boire est un besoin de l'âme./Eating is for the stomach; drinking is for the soul.) with subluxate's paint by numbers (Or not, if you're like Russell.), iceberg 9 (wrap up well) with geena's paint by numbers (Alcohol, alternative to feeling like yourself)
Supplies and Materials: Sketch, seed beads, glitter (Smile Like You Mean It, The Killers), glue (It's only when you close people out that you have cause for worry.), feathers (Your character is soaked.), novelty beads (Too many decisions/Too much responsibility/And no one is there/To hold me when I fail. - "When I Fail", Greg Graffin), fingerpainting.
Word Count: n/a.
Rating: G.
Summary: Russell, alone.
Warnings: implied alcoholism
Notes: HOW DO I ART.

Last Call )
bookblather: Lucy Hale looking back over her shoulder with a smile. (in the heart: Ahava: Lucy Hale)
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Author: Kat
Title: Bellweather
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Liver 11 (feet), true blue 24 (With friends like this, who needs enemies?), chartreuse 4 (Hélas! nous n'avons plus l'estomac de nos pères. / Alas! we don't have our fathers' stomachs anymore.) with subluxate's paint-by-numbers (Who knew about that food allergy?)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, seed beads, glue (Resist the temptation to criticize your friends now), glitter (discovery), oils (a domestic comedy), stickers (butterflies taste with their feet).
Word Count: 100.
Rating: G.
Summary: In which Duncan discovers yet another food allergy.
Warnings: none (thanks, Kelly!)
Notes: Duncan is allergic to shellfish, peanuts, tomatos, strawberries, bananas, apples, and citrus fruits, as well as being celiac. He discovered six of these seven allergies while sharing food with Ahava. Hence the title.

Bellweather )
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: Fast
Story: In the Heart -- Mafia AU
Colors: Liver 5 (neck), chartreuse 3 (Le remède est dans le poison. / The remedy is in the poison.) with subluxate's paint-by-numbers (The worst part of any job is being cruel to be kind.)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, eraser (Mafia AU), novelty beads ("Jesus died for somebody's sins/But not mine" - "Heroin", Billy Idol), charcoal, modeling clay (melancholy), fingerpainting (first person).
Word Count: 100.
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: They died slow.
Warnings: background violence, character death
Notes: I shall continue to blame Kelly.

Fast )
bookblather: A picture of Pink in a pink shirt and black beret. (in the heart: danny)
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Author: Kat
Title: Shrapnel
Story: In the Heart -- IN SPAAAACE
Colors: Liver 10 (leg), chartreuse 6 (Mon foie a mal au ventre. / My liver has a stomach ache.) with subluxate's paint-by-numbers ("I didn't get shot! ...it's shrapnel.")
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, yarn (turbulence), glue (Maintaining your composure is probably a good idea, for your job should come first at this time.), novelty beads ("Getting shot sounds noble until it actually happens to you. Don't volunteer for it unless it's absolutely necessary." --Fiona), eraser.
Word Count: 100.
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Danny objects to the thought that she might have been shot. I mean, really, how dare you.
Warnings: background violence
Notes: Sequel to this.

Shrapnel" )
bookblather: Ali Larter with messy hair staring intensely at the camera. (in the heart : yvonne : ali larter)
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Author: Kat
Title: Motive
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Chartreuse 8 (Boire sans soif et faire l' amour en tout temps, il n'y a que ça qui nous distingue des autres bêtes. / Drinking without being thirsty and making love at all times, it's the only thing that distinguishes us from other animals.) with subluxate's paint-by-numbers (Yvonne), iceberg 1 (snow) with geena's paint-by-numbers (Illuminating just what you want to show/You'd never rust, but I'd never know/You can't be trusted, I can't let go).
Supplies and Materials: Canvas, charcoal, miniature collection, oils (snow), stain (The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you. -- Nancy Astor), pastels (prostitution), novelty beads ("I was having twelve percent of a moment." --Pepper Potts).
Word Count: 600.
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Yvonne never does anything, or anyone, without a reason.
Warnings: Yvonne, emotional manipulation
Notes: No, I don't know who exactly is Olivia's biological father.

Read more... )
bookblather: Sarah Porchetta in a pink sweater, smiling at the camera. (In the heart : joy : sarah porchetta)
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Author: Kat
Title: White Lace
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Chartreuse 1 (Le vice et la vertu sont des produits comme le vitriol et le sucre. / Vice and virtue are products like vitriol and sugar.) with subluxate's paint-by-numbers (Joy has fun, dressing the innocent onstage.)
Styles and Supplies: Miniature, pastels (ageplay), brush (scumble: to soften the lines or colors of (a drawing) by rubbing lightly), novelty beads (The carpet doesn't match the drapes).
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG.
Summary: The weird thing is that people buy the act.
Warnings: none.
Notes: This dress, if you're curious. Must... finish... paint-by-numbers...

White Lace )
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Author: Kat
Title: Ninjas
Story: Jealous of Roses
Colors: True blue 12 (Understanding), chartreuse 7 (Bonne cuisine et bon vin, c'est le paradis sur terre. / Good food and good wine, it's heaven on earth.) with subluxate's paint-by-numbers (There is nothing better than a meal with the whole family.)
Supplies and Materials: Collage, novelty beads (There were people in Batman costumes doing the Thriller dance at work on Wednesday!), glitter (kitchen), chalk (I imagine that Seine is making QEII's face), feathers ("You should have let me take the hit.").
Word Count: 234
Rating: PG for a mild cuss word.
Summary: Ninja assassins get bored sometimes, okay.
Warnings: none.
Notes: I don't know. Approved by the clever and talented SWL.

Ninjas )
bookblather: Carla Gugino resting her chin on her arm and looking at the camera. (in the heart : lynne : carla gugino)
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Author: Kat
Title: The Family Curse
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Liver 6 (chest), chartreuse 10 (Le pastis, c'est comme les seins. Un c'est pas assez et trois c'est trop. / Pastis is like breasts. One is not enough and three is too many.) with subluxate's paint-by-numbers (Someone finds a lump).
Supplies and Materials: Canvas (my main cast would be in their teens at best), seed beads, miniature, modeling clay (crisis), pastels (luck) (nothing said it had to be good luck).
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG.
Summary: "I'm afraid the lump is malignant."
Warnings: Cancer.
Notes: I'm still writing! I swear! I just had to swap out my NaNo story at the last minute and am scrambling to catch up. More stories coming soon.

The Family Curse )

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