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Title: Past in Present
Author: Kat
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Faded blue 11 (I want to run and play hide-and-seek)
Styles and Materials: Canvas, beading wire (this picture), glitter (obsession), pastels (ancient), photography. (Kat) / Performance Art, Collage, Graffiti (SWL)
Word Count: 621
Time: 3:15ish
Rating: G
Summary: Lars comes face to face with history.
Warnings: none.
Notes: For cotton candy bingo, "heirloom/antique." (Kat) and The Podficathon (SWL). The song that plays in the background is Day N366 by Arsentev.

Listen: https://www.box.com/s/ag5tmci2y7pni01bcuru

Thanks to Kat for her patience with my misbehaving tongue.
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[personal profile] walkwithheroes
Name: Nichole
Story: Wonderlife
Piece Title: Ten Sentences
Colors: Faded Blue: 18. The laugh that floats on a summer night; Heart Gold: 23. There is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved. - George Sand
Supplies and Materials: miniature collection, frame, canvas, erasers
Word Count: 230
Rating: PG
Warnings: mentions of drug seller, death, mental illness, and physical violence.
Summary: Several one sentence stories exploring different things/themes.
Note: A new (old, as it was on runaway_tales) story. Please visit the link above for several stories.

Comments are more than welcome.


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[personal profile] walkwithheroes
Name: Nichole
Story: Surely Someday
Piece Title: Somewhere Else to Be: Part 2 (Story 4, finish)
Colors: Faded Blue: 19. Baby won't you please come home?; Tardis Blue: 23. Allow me to congratulate you, sir. You have the most totally closed mind that I've ever encountered.; Heart Gold: 25. You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly. - Sam Keen
Supplies and Materials: Novelty Beads from [personal profile] sarcasticsra:
Well listen very closely
You can hear the sound
Of a love that makes my heart beat
And my head spin 'round
--"Never Have I Ever", Hot Chelle Rae
Word Count: 2,512
Rating: PG
Warnings: Possible trigger: discussion of a murder; violence; if you see anything - let me know
Summary: Simon wants Andrews to come home, but Andrews has that tunnel-vision. Warren tries to keep Maggie, whose slowly falling apart, calm.
Author's Note: Comments are lovely and I'm always grateful for them.



You made a promise, Andrews. It’s too late to want out now )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Title: Semaphore
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Faded blue 2 (Molly and me, and the baby makes three).
Supplies and Materials: Seed beads, canvas, brush (enigmatic), stain (Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. - Alexander Pope), glitter (Be honest about something that you were previously not.).
Word Count: 837
Rating: G
Summary: There's something on Thea's mind.
Warnings: mention of a phantom pregnancy.
Notes: Writing this story was like pulling teeth. Meme fill for [personal profile] sarcasticsra. Last faded blue!

Semaphore )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Title: all there is
Story: In the Heart -- Apocalypse AU
Colors: Faded blue 1 (And a hero he can always be if he'll just realize), harvest gold 1 (falling leaves), russet 14 (weight).
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic, eraser (apocalypse AU), oils (when the world ends), feathers (start with 3| a sickly child, end with c| raining at night), fabric (this image), modeling clay (red), glitter (damage), novelty beads (All virtue is summed up in dealing justly. - Aristotle).
Word Count: 234
Rating: PG (one naughty word)
Summary: He does all he can, and it never feels like enough.
Warnings: for epidemic disease and death from such, child death.
Notes: I don't know where this came from.

all there is )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Title: Inspiration
Story: In the Heart -- The One Where Ivy Rules the World
Colors: Faded blue 25 (Baubles, bangles, bright shiny beads)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser, illustration, fingerpainting (illustration), yarn (I saw this and I could not resist), modeling clay (red), novelty beads (muse).
Word Count: n/a
Rating: PG (one naughty word)
Summary: Being ruler of the world isn't always enough to entertain Ivy.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Aaron is so long-suffering. Here is the picture link she sends him.

Inspiration )
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[personal profile] walkwithheroes
Name: Nichole
Story: Surely Someday
Piece Title: Set One Promo: My Body Is a Cage
Colors: Faded Blue: 4. And if I ever lost you, how much would I cry?
Supplies and Materials: preformance art
Word Count: :43 seconds
Rating: G
Warnings: Possible trigger: nothing that I noticed
Summary: A forty-three second promo of Set One of this series.
Author's Note: Comments are lovely and I'm always grateful for them. I used several promos for several different series/musicals.


my body is a cage )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Title: Past in Present
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Faded blue 11 (I want to run and play hide-and-seek)
Supplies and Materials: Canvas, beading wire (this picture), glitter (obsession), pastels (ancient), photography.
Word Count: 621
Rating: G
Summary: Lars comes face to face with history.
Warnings: none.
Notes: For cotton candy bingo, "heirloom/antique."

Past in Present )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Tired
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Sulphur 5 (Hooves), faded blue 15 (I couldn't sleep a wink last night / Because we had that silly fight).
Supplies and Materials: Tapestry, charcoal (Irene Jackson), canvas, seed beads, stain (It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated. - Alec Bourne), modeling clay (nothing), glitter (damage), photography, miniature.
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG.
Summary: Irene is so, so tired of this.
Warnings: none.
Notes: And tapestry complete! Before you ask, Irene is definitely a villain. Warning for overt racism at that link.

Tired )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Additions
Story: In the Heart - Sociopath AU
Colors: Sulphur 6 (Unholy), liver 7 (arm), faded blue 21 (If you can use some exotic booze)
Supplies and Materials: Tapestry, charcoal (Sociopath!Aaron), miniature, eraser (sociopath AU), frame, brush (placate), oils (fast track to destruction), stain, (There is always a well-known solution to every human problem--neat, plausible, and wrong. -- H. L. Mencken).
Word Count: 100
Rating: R
Summary: "So I hear you dumped my sister."
Warnings: drug use, murder.
Notes: The one rule of every single ItH universe ever: don't mess with Summer.

Additions )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: At the Bone
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Faded blue 6 (But don’t you change one hair for me), liver 20 (bones).
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, brush (placate), frame, feathers (I stood very still, and looked up,/and tried to be empty of words. - Mary Oliver), modeling clay (shield), glitter ("Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." – Lao Tzu).
Word Count: 625
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Peter and Miranda, at the bone.
Warnings: none.
So's You Know: Blink-and-miss-it bondage, accompanying sexytiems.
Notes: There's a line, in Bones, that goes something like, "He knows the truth of you and he is dazzled by it." That line inspired this story. Also for Cotton Candy Bingo, prompt "shouldn't work but does." Look, Ma, no villains!

At the Bone )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: undone
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Sulphur 10 (Damnation), faded blue 9 (You'd be hers if only she would call)
Supplies and Materials: Tapestry, charcoal (Rebecca Sierbenski), miniature, brush (elegiac), fabric (this endlessly useful image), glitter (What is your personal truth?), photography, novelty beads (But I won't turn back, now, though the way is clear/I will stay for the remainder - Joanna Newsom, "On A Good Day").
Word Count: 100
Rating: G.
Summary: She misses them, but she knows she deserves it.
Warnings: implications of child abuse.
Notes: I've been getting more and more sympathetic towards Rebecca. Weird.

undone )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: pieces
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Sulphur 19 (Forbidden knowledge), faded blue 17 (You kissed me and went on your way).
Supplies and Materials: Tapestry, canvas (still about seven years before Ivy's birth), seed beads (Joanna's father, and his lover), charcoal (Farid), fingerpainting (effing bref doubles), oils (no one to blame but yourself), feathers (All the Rowboats, Regina Spektor, which is a great song), chalk (this picture), glue (Relationships may be your primary source of pleasure, yet they could bring your values into question today.), novelty beads ("You Would've Liked It", Bleeker Ridge).
Word Count: 109
Rating: PG.
Summary: Farid was only dreaming, in the end.
Warnings: brief mention of sexytiems.
Notes: [personal profile] shadowsong26 and I are no longer friends, because she introduced me to bref doubles and she knows I have to try writing poetry styles and IT WAS HARD OKAY. *makes faces* Third side of the love triangle.

pieces )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: you could try
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Sulphur 15 (Jealousy), faded blue 8 (I'm gonna sit (right) down and write myself a letter / (And make believe it came, though I know it's not the same)).
Supplies and Materials: Tapestry, canvas (again, about seven years before Ivy's birth), seed beads (this is Joanna's mother), charcoal (Fatimah), miniature, acrylic (Touch my mouth/And hold my tongue/I'll never be your chosen one -Broken Crown; Mumford & Sons), stain (Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day. - Mickey Rooney), fabric (this picture), glitter (stranger), photography.
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG.
Summary: Fatimah thought she stopped being jealous when she stopped loving Farid.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Fatimah is Arelie's opposite number in the love triangle. It's a little disconcerting how many of the same prompts applied.

you could try )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Empty
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Sulphur 9 (Fallen), faded blue 29 (Though I dream in vain, in my heart it always will remain).
Supplies and Materials: Tapestry, canvas (this is about seven years before Ivy's birth), seed beads (these guys are so not related to the main story), charcoal (Arelie), miniature, acrylic (automatic), oils (shadows dancing in the halls), stain (The wages of sin are death, but by the time taxes are taken out, it's just sort of a tired feeling. - Paula Poundstone), fabric (this picture), glitter (stranger), photography, pastels (suspension).
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG.
Summary: Arelie, in the days after.
Warnings: depiction of depression.
Notes: See, less horrible.

Empty )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Women
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Sulphur 1 (Snake), faded blue 10 (Love flew out again).
Supplies and Materials: Tapestry, canvas (Ivy is an infant), charcoal (Brad Spitzer), glue (you would prefer to sidestep a sticky issue in order to keep the peace. But even if you are trying to maintain stability, conflict could work its way into the picture.), chalk (this picture, which I find quite sexist), feathers (Your character misses out on something they were looking forward to.), stain (Man has to suffer. When he has no real afflictions, he invents some. -Jose Marti).
Word Count: 306
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Brad has better things to do.
Warnings: Sexism, sexist slurs, general horrible-personness.
Notes: Brad is Ivy's biological father, or, as she likes to call him, her biohazard. I promise to write some less skin-crawly villains soon.

Women )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Attachment
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Sulphur 7 (Deceiver), faded blue 28 (It's just a mental, incidental, sentimental, alibi)
Supplies and Materials: Tapestry, canvas (baby Danny), charcoal (Frank), miniature, novelty beads ("A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal." -- Oscar Wilde), pastels (bluffing), brush (rebuff), seed beads, glitter (- "I think if I took therapy, the doctor would quit. He’d just pick up the couch and walk out of the room." – Don Rickles).
Word Count: 100
Rating: G.
Summary: Frank pretends.
Warnings: none.
Notes: The glitter might be a bit meta.

Attachment )
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[personal profile] walkwithheroes
Name: Nichole
Story: Surely Someday
Piece Title: Somewhere Else to Be: Part One
Colors: Faded Blue:17. You kissed me and went on your way; Tardis Blue:3. Well, I'll tell you something that should be of vital interest to you: that you, sir, are a nitwit!
Supplies and Materials: none
Word Count: 3,306
Rating: PG
Warnings: Possible trigger: discussion on putting someone (Maggie) in a coffin; Maggie has been given sedatives.
Summary: Andrews gives Maggie sedatives, and they don't work in the way they should. Simon worries about what the sedatives are doing to Maggie. Henry meets Andrews for a drink.
Author's Note: Comments are lovely and I'm always grateful for them.

Thanks to [personal profile] isana for the beta!


We’re falling. I’m clinging to the skin of this house, but I’m so sleepy. If I let go . . . what will happen? )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Debts
Story: In the Heart -- Mafia AU
Colors: Faded blue 24 (Time hurries by, we're here and we're gone), zing 5 (how about never?) with shadowsong's paint-by-numbers (There are some days where I just want to set the world on fire.).
Supplies and Materials: Eraser, brush (disapprobation), acrylic (last meeting), oils (better late than never), stain (It is very easy to defeat someone, but it is very difficult to win someone. - Dr. Abdul Kalaam), feathers (this picture, that started it all), glitter (penalty), charcoal, fingerpainting (first person, Mafia AU wtf).
Word Count: 450
Rating: R
Summary: Sometimes you can't do anything but be there.
Warnings: violence, some sexually-related.
Notes: So, um, yes. Kelly has freaky mind-control powers. This isn't even the story I was planning.

Debts )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: stuck in reverse
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Faded blue 19 (Baby won't you please come home?), liver 13 (knee).
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, glitter (Fix You, Coldplay).
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Sometimes you can't do anything but be there.
Warnings: depiction of depression.
Notes: Meme fill for [personal profile] subluxate.

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