kay_brooke: Snowy landscape with a fence, an evergreen forest, and a pink sky (winter)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Prime
Colors: Antique Brass #7 (Oh, I'm sorry my burglary skills are a little rusty.), Nacre #16 (Hid it so well I forgot where it was), Plant Party #7 (Hammer Orchid)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas
Word Count: 1,129
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Tabitha stresses over her first date with David.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Hypothetical question )
kay_brooke: (autumn2013)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Prime
Colors: Antique Brass #20 (Hey, Big Brother's watching. / Yes, yes, and so can Little Sister), Nacre #8 (hide in plain sight), Rainbow #4 (bent)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas
Word Count: 1,437
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Tabitha spends Thanksgiving with her family.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Tabitha had five texts waiting for her when she got out of work )
kay_brooke: (autumn2013)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Blue Opal #15 (like the last time I saw them), Nacre #12 (cipher)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas
Word Count: 646
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Amy needs to ask her dad a question.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Amy hesitated )
kay_brooke: (autumn2013)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Myrrosta
Colors: Blue Opal #16 (practical), Nacre #3 (locked door), Rainbow #8 (bathhouse)
Styles/Supplies: Frame, Seed Beads, Eraser
Word Count: 1,082
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Ava is taken to her cell.
Notes: More of the Ava kidnapping plot. I'm not sure if this wants to be a full story, but I guess I'll find out! Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

The room )
shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Story: Breaking Faith
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #20. How long did you plan on keeping this from me?, Celestial Blue #3. doubt, Emerald #2. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Supplies and Materials: canvas (980 FY), brush (devious), modeling clay, chalk
Word Count: 775
Rating: R
Characters: Mel Artwick, Kit Artwick, the crew of the Scarlet Eagle, The Murderer
Warnings: The Murderer is in this. Also, blaming oneself for someone else's crime.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. These are my final prompts for Nacre and Celestial Blue, as well. Takes place ninety days before Day Ninety  



Read more... )
shadowsong26: (kirana)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Barriers
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #6. False wall, Angel Cake #20. And even they may not look directly upon God
Supplies and Materials: canvas (983 FY), pastels (my current gen card I1 masters and students), brush (secrete), fabric
Word Count: 313
Rating: PG
Characters: Princess Kirana
Warnings: None.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



Kirana lay on her back in the sand )
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[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Unsafe
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #4. Under the floorboards, Celestial Blue #2. thou shalt not, Sulphur #17. Torture
Supplies and Materials: miniature collection, modeling clay, canvas (the first three), seed beads
Word Count: 635
Rating: R
Characters: A brother and sister from Feredar, The Murderer
Warnings: Internalized dehumanization of mages, parental abandonment and death, genocide, murder with mutilation from the victim's POV
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Read more... )
shadowsong26: (kellom)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Greater Good
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #10. Between the pages, Sulphur #20. The souls of men are demons, Angel Cake #10. Protector, 
Supplies and Materials: canvas (for Sorell, Nida, Keta, Kellom, Mada, Nellid, and Rela), frame (for Sola, Deva, and Postwar), miniature collection, mixed media, brush (quietus), oils, stain (“Severity breedeth fear, but roughness breedeth hate. Even reproofs from authority ought to be grave and not taunting.” - Francis Bacon), feathers, modeling clay, charcoal, pastels (my current gen card O1 History)
Word Count: 1169
Rating: R
Characters: King Sorell, Queen Nida, and their children
Warnings: Murder, nonviolent infant mortality, attempted suicide, plotting murder, genocide
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. I apologize for the sudden volume change with track 3, I can't figure out how to fix it. Image source for the covers.



The Greater Good )
shadowsong26: (no one)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Good Cop, Bad Cop
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #17. Between the couch cushions, Sulphur #13. Hellish, Celestial Blue #4. the evidence of things not seen
Supplies and Materials: canvas (984 FY), seed beads, graffiti, acrylic, stain (“Severity breedeth fear, but roughness breedeth hate. Even reproofs from authority ought to be grave and not taunting.”- Francis Bacon), feathers
Word Count: 2121
Rating: R
Characters: Chief Inspector Deshell, Selmid
Warnings: Torture and graphic murder with mutilation witnessed by a ten-year-old, eye scream, references to brutal but not physically violent interrogation techniques
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. There is some deliberate fudging of police procedure involved in this story on Deshell's part in order to get/keep himself involved, for which I apologize.


Deshell had never liked Asendar. )

Nacre #11

Feb. 29th, 2012 09:52 pm
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[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Humanity
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #11. Sub Rosa
Supplies and Materials: canvas (964 FY), seed beads, modeling clay,
Word Count: 594
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Princess Deva, Lady Rema
Warnings: References to the nonviolent death of two young children, and an attempt to take advantage of the subsequent grief
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Deva sat on the bench in the courtyard, eyes closed, face tilted to the sunlight. )

Nacre #2

Feb. 28th, 2012 10:42 pm
shadowsong26: (nolani)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Mos Chantars Li Plai
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #2. Key
Supplies and Materials: novelty beads ("We become sad in the first place because we have nothing stirring to do." -Herman Melville), pastels (my current gen card O2 friendship)
Word Count: 488, not counting quotes
Rating: PG
Characters: Princess Nolani, Lonura
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. The song quoted here is Bernart de Ventadorn "Can la Frej'aura Venta" (I quoted specifically this translation). The title comes from the untranslated text. Also, for reference, midnight and firebird penstemon; tanbur.


Nolani was incredibly bored )

Nacre #15

Feb. 27th, 2012 09:46 pm
shadowsong26: (kirana)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Hide and Seek
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #15. Under the bed
Supplies and Materials: canvas (977 FY), miniature, oils, stain ("Natural forces within us are the true healers."--Hippocrates)
Word Count: 98
Rating: G
Characters: Princess Kirana, Prince Isshiri
Warnings: Indirect references to the aftermath of Sending a Message for Isshiri.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place about eight months after Sending a Message.


Kirana wriggled into place. )

Nacre #8

Feb. 26th, 2012 08:27 pm
shadowsong26: (nida)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The King
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #8. Hide in plain sight
Supplies and Materials: pastels (my current gen card G3 alias), reimaging (of The Queen), canvas (943 FY), miniature collection, modeling clay, charcoal
Word Count: 670
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Queen Nida and her family, King Sorell
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



Nacre #5

Feb. 25th, 2012 11:24 pm
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[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Treasures
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #5. Secret compartment
Supplies and Materials: canvas (979 FY), charcoal, miniature collection, reimaging (of Missing Pieces)
Word Count: 266
Rating: R
Characters: Deshell's murderer
Warnings: Creepy serial killer POV, discussion of murders and dehumanizing the victims.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.

With great care, he set the bag on the bed. )

Nacre #12

Feb. 24th, 2012 09:17 pm
shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Missing Pieces
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #12. Cipher
Supplies and Materials: pastels (my current gen card B4 death), canvas (979 FY), seed beads, modeling clay,
Word Count: 840
Rating: R
Characters: Chief Inspector Deshell
Warnings: Murder with mutilation of the body, and a description of said mutilations.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. I swear this actually connects to things.



There were very few murders in Lester )

Nacre #18

Feb. 23rd, 2012 11:23 pm
shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Unthreaded
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #18. Mislabeled
Supplies and Materials: pastels (my current gen card G4 lost and found), seed beeds, canvas (950 FY)
Word Count: 189
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Fes and Rin Hantree
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Fes and Rin are Taz's parents.

Fes shrieked involuntarily as she lost her hold on the rigging during the storm. )

Nacre #5

Feb. 22nd, 2012 07:59 pm
shadowsong26: (taz)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Something More of the Depths
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #3. Locked door
Supplies and Materials: pastels (my current gen card B2 betrayal), brush (abjure), feathers (...bayt is sacred.)
Word Count: 935
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mel Artwick, Taz Hantree
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place shortly after And Miles to Go Before I Sleep.



The Glory was a great deal emptier than it had been on the last several runs. )

Nacre #9

Feb. 22nd, 2012 12:09 am
shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: A Little Healthy Piracy Never Hurt Anyone
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #9. Buried [treasure]
Supplies and Materials: canvas (977 FY), modeling clay, pastels (my current gen card G5 cutting edge)
Word Count: 367
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mel Artwick, Kit Artwick
Warnings: Violence
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



Mel reached for the ocean around the heavy, low-riding Bardic ship )
sarcasticsra: A picture of Bruce Campbell. (corlionis: torey)
[personal profile] sarcasticsra
Authors: Sara and Kelly
Colors: Platinum Blond 18. If there was any shame in a dude getting a pedicure I don't think there would've been a feature about it in Details magazine. (Secret nerdiness!) [Kelly] + Fire Opal, 15. obssession [Sara] + Nacre [both]
Supplies: Novelty Beads [Kelly], Stain ("Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."), Stickers (Geek vs. Nerd)
Style: Interactive Art, Saturation, Paint-by-Numbers [Kelly]
Word Count: 3,503
Rating: PG-13, for some non-graphic violence
Story: Polyfaceted; title of this is Defining Nerdom.
Summary: Geeks, nerds, whatever you'd like to call them—the Corlionis are it.
Notes: Spans 1986 to 2038.

Whose turn is it? )

Nacre #1

Feb. 20th, 2012 04:16 pm
shadowsong26: (sorell)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Queen
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Nacre #1. Pearl
Supplies and Materials: pastels (my current gen card O4 question(s)), canvas (943 FY), charcoal, grafitti, miniature collection, brush (duende)
Word Count: 670
Rating: PG
Characters: King Sorell, Queen Nida
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.

Sorell fidgeted with the clasp on his cloak )

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