shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Private Life
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Cinnabar #6. Code, Patriarch Purple #8. underboss, Alice Blue #12. if everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does
Supplies and Materials: photography, feathers, modeling clay, charcoal, seed beads, novelty beads (400 words), glitter (""People aren’t either wicked or noble. They’re like chef’s salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict." – Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto")
Word Count: 400
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Rema
Warnings: Rema, discussion of arranged marriage, treating one's children as tools. I think that covers everything, if I missed something, please let me know.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. I sat down to write something about Rema's day-to-day tasks running the Movement. Instead, this happened. Last Cinnabar!


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shadowsong26: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: In Limbo
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #19. There is but one step from the grotesque to the horrible., Cinnabar #16. Alembic, Rose #6. Life is a rose; beware of the thorns.
Supplies and Materials: photography, eraser (Discovery AU), novelty beads (walk the plank), glitter (Make a list of your fears.), glue ("...there's no direct way to vent your feelings without creating more trouble than it's worth. Paradoxically, your current stress is a vicious circle and practicing patience helps you regain a calmer state of mind.")
Word Count: 300
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Isshiri
Warnings: Imprisonment, drugging, restraints, isolation/solitary confinement. If I missed anything, please let me know.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (simon)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Knowing
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Cinnabar #14. Distil, French Grey #2. His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge., Patriarch Purple #9. soldier
Supplies and Materials: photography, watercolors, oils, yarn, beading wire, glitter (Have you ever been caught in the middle of two opposing forces or people? Tell us about it. Or write about it.),
Word Count: 200
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Simon
Warnings: References to war and amnesia and treating people like game pieces.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



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shadowsong26: (riluke)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Adjusting
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Cinnabar #17. Hermeticism, Patriarch Purple #14. the old country, Rose #24. One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Supplies and Materials: pointillism, miniature collection, photography, novelty beads, yarn
Word Count: 226
Rating: PG
Characters: Riluke
Warnings: Don't think so
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (kes)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Instinct
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Cinnabar #19. Sophic, Patriarch Purple #3. structure, Rose #21. The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.
Supplies and Materials: photography, brush (untenable), acrylic, novelty beads (forbidden), glitter ("People aren’t either wicked or noble. They’re like chef’s salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict." – Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto)
Word Count: 240
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Kes
Warnings: Discussion of Islander prejudices and ostracism/the darker side of their society.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (tana)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Howard Girl
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #11. Malingering is a subject upon which I have sometimes thought of writing a monograph., Patriarch Purple #1. icepick, Cinnabar #20. Charlton
Supplies and Materials: miniature, photography, eraser (Tudors AU), stain, fabric, charcoal, novelty beads (condescension)
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Tana
Warnings: Discussion of an unhappy marriage and unpleasant sex, Tana.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Her Name
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Alice Blue #22. I have seen so many extraordinary things, nothing seems extraordinary any more, Cinnabar #10. Classical elements, Rose #4. A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
Supplies and Materials: brush (poignant), yarn, glitter ("People aren’t either wicked or noble. They’re like chef’s salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict." – Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto), glue ("It seems as if every area of your life is touched by trickster Mercury's direct turn in your sign. Interactions with friends and family may get tied up in misunderstandings or, perhaps, a conversation just takes much longer than you expect.")
Word Count: 1151
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Lux, Mariko
Warnings: Discussion of civil war.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place just after this piece.


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[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Slipping
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Aqua #22. West, Cinnabar #3. Mercury, French Grey #18. My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplace of existence.
Supplies and Materials: miniature, photography, canvas, stain, feathers, chalk, seed beads, novelty beads (“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” - Henry Ford), beading wire, glitter ("People aren’t either wicked or noble. They’re like chef’s salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict." – Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto), glue ("The more you try to explain yourself today, the less clear your message becomes.")
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Deshell
Warnings: References to murder and orphaned and/or abandoned children.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Aqua! This takes place during a brief period, not long after Deshell brought Selmid home, where Fesha was really pissed at him.


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shadowsong26: (nida)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Putting the Pieces Together
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #22. One drawback of an active mind is that one can always conceive alternate explanations which would make our scent a false one., Patriarch Purple #15. black hand, Cinnabar #12. Purify
Supplies and Materials: photography, eraser (Nellid AU), brush (inimical), acrylic, stain, novelty beads (900 words), glitter ("People aren’t either wicked or noble. They’re like chef’s salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict." – Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto), glue ("Your friends may caution you about the dangers of taking the easy way out of your responsibilities. Nevertheless, your mind is not on work today; your thoughts are consumed by a variety of more intriguing options...The trick is to find a middle ground so you don't go overboard.")
Word Count: 900
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Nida
Warnings: References to near-death of an infant and anti-mage policy in Feredar, oblique references to blood-magic, discussion of using people as bait/pawns
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Because there is no such thing as too many AUs. This takes place in an alternate 956 FY.


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shadowsong26: (andrell)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Once I Called You Brother
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Aqua #23. Winter, Patriarch Purple #5. omertà, Cinnabar #4. Salt
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Gay Isshiri AU), feathers, chalk, novelty beads ("Are you happy, are you satisfied/How long can you stand the heat?" -Another One Bites the Dust, Queen), glitter ("Sometimes you just have to try, even though you know it won't work." – Junot Diaz), glue ("Although you might think you can cleverly step around an emotional swamp today, you may still become enmeshed in someone else's drama.")
Word Count: 574
Rating: R
Characters: Andrell, Kellom
Warnings: Discussion of war and genocide, imprisonment, and treason/defection.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (taz)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Weighing the Risk
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Alice Blue #16. you're mad, bonkers, completely off your head. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are., Cinnabar #8. Philosopher's stone, Patriarch Purple #7. capo
Supplies and Materials: oils, novelty beads (into the impossible), yarn, beading wire, glitter ("You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought." – Lauren Bacall)
Word Count: 1408
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Taz, Dallu, Kes
Warnings: Discussion of war/naval violence and likely impending death.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Dawn
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Aqua #9. Dew, Cinnabar #18. Transmute, French Grey #14. She must be seven-and-twenty now – a sweet age, when youth has lost its self-consciousness and become a little sobered by experience.
Supplies and Materials: photography, canvas, oils, yarn, glitter
Word Count: 222
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Leyla, Mariko
Warnings: Don't think so, no.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Pranks
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Alice Blue #9. everything is funny, if you can laugh at it, Cinnabar #2. Gold, Patriarch Purple #11. friend
Supplies and Materials: photography, eraser (In SPACE AU), fabric, modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card O5 "innocent")
Word Count: 371
Rating: G
Characters: Nellid, Isshiri
Warnings: Children in hospitals, oblique references to Isshiri's amputation
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Nellid is one of Sorell and Nida's children; he dies in infancy in canon but gets to live in a couple AUs.


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shadowsong26: (kellom)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Obligation
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Cinnabar #11. Reduce, French Grey #17. This looks like one of those unwelcome social summonses which call upon a man either to be bored or to lie., Patriarch Purple #4. family
Supplies and Materials: miniature, photography, eraser (Urban Fantasy AU), charcoal, glitter ("Sometimes you just have to try, even though you know it won't work." – Junot Diaz")
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Kellom
Warnings: Discussion of an unhappy marriage.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (rubika)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Pale Rider
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Aqua #15. Source, Cinnabar #5. Arcane, Patriarch Purple #2. godfather
Supplies and Materials: oils, feathers, fabric, novelty beads, glitter ("Sometimes you just have to try, even though you know it won't work." – Junot Diaz)
Word Count: 1295
Rating: R
Characters: Rubika, Guardian Sanchez
Warnings: Discussion of war
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. I am back, with Plotty things! This takes place shortly after the last Rubika piece, but my timeline from the time Simon leaves Red Sky is super fuzzy in this 'verse, so. Rubika and Sanchez also refer to Simon as David here.


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[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Pretense
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #7. Some people’s affability is more deadly than the violence of coarser souls., Cinnabar #13. Concentrate, Alice Blue #18. when I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean
Supplies and Materials: photography, miniature, frame (after Kit is elected Lord of the Islands), stain, charcoal, seed beads, beading wire, glitter (Snap)
Word Count: 100
Rating: R
Characters: Kit
Warnings: Creepy serial killer POV, background murder, Kit.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



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shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Takedown
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Alice Blue #25. at the time it all seemed quite natural, Cinnabar #15. Mortar and Pestle, French Grey #25. We can’t command our love, but we can our actions.
Supplies and Materials: photography, eraser (Gay Isshiri AU), stickers (In the 1500s Henry VIII lost to the King of France in a wrestling match.), glitter ("Sometimes you just have to try, even though you know it won't work." – Junot Diaz)
Word Count: 362
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mel
Warnings: War/violence, references to slavery and torture
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (sola)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Back Channels
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Alice Blue #6. six impossible things before breakfast, Aqua #17. Rain, Cinnabar #1. Silver
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Discovery AU), stain, feathers, chalk, seed beads, novelty beads (Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau), glitter (Have you ever been caught in the middle of two opposing forces or people? Tell us about it. Or write about it.),
Word Count: 654
Rating: PG
Characters: Sola
Warnings: Discussion of war, some ableism
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (taz)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Cliff House
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Mystic Beach Blue #7. this one, Cinnabar #9. Lead into gold, Bistre #28. I keep my promises.
Supplies and Materials: miniature, photography, canvas, novelty beads, beading wire, glitter
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Characters: Taz
Warnings: Nope
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (riluke)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Haven
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Mystic Beach Blue #2. this one, Aqua #11. Phlegmatic, Cinnabar #7. Great work
Supplies and Materials: photography, miniature, pastels (my current gen + romance card N4 "holy place"), novelty beads ("And oh! the crowds and the joyful faces/These people are just backdrop to us." - Unity Mitford, the Indelicates), glitter
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Characters: Riluke
Warnings: Nope
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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