shadowsong26: (andrell)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Tradition
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Iceberg #11. ice skating, Red #2. red wine, Ivory #26. These are the last words I have to say before another age goes by.
Supplies and Materials: miniature collection, eraser (Urban Fantasy AU), pastels (my current gen + romance card G3 "swearing/cusing"), novelty beads, yarn, glitter (Which holiday is your favorite and why? Least favorite?)
Word Count: 500
Rating: PG
Characters: Nolani, Andrell, Isselu
Warnings: Some swearing
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. These are not necessarily consecutive, but they are chronological. Last Iceberg, last Red, and last Ivory.


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shadowsong26: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: In Which Princess Jasmine Picks Up an Australian Zombie
'Verse: Feredar and Lux
Colors: Red #8. red delicious, Ivory #6. Sometimes a fantasy is all you need, Iceberg #5. holidays
Supplies and Materials: mosaic, eraser, brush (roseate--overly optimistic : viewed favorably), feathers, fabric, novelty beads (accent), yarn, glitter (Which holiday is your favorite and why? Least favorite?)
Word Count: 823
Rating: PG
Characters: Nolani, Mariko
Warnings: Drinking, technically underage, impending one-night-stand.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. I don't know. Nolani said I was too mean, and asked if she could fix it. Mariko said yes, so...here we are. Mariko's nineteen here, Nolani twenty-one. A Bloody Aztec contains tequila, creme de cacao, and red food coloring and looks something like this.


The worst part of a semester abroad in New York was that Mariko couldn't drink or go clubbing legally )
shadowsong26: (kellom)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Proposal
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Red #14. roses are red, Ivory #21. You know the good ole days weren't always good, and tomorrow ain't as bad as it seems., Russet #8. knotted [Hangman's noose.]
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from Kelly), eraser (Murder AU), brush (manifesto), feathers, fabric, modeling clay, charcoal, yarn, beading wire, glitter ("Make a list of lessons you learned / are learning from your teenage years."), glue ("Your imagination continues to run away from reality as the Sun aligns with otherworldly Neptune in your sign...don't fall into the trap of thinking you must make a critical choice today about the direction of your life. There will be time for that once your clarity returns.")
Word Count: 690
Rating: PG
Characters: Kellom
Warnings: Dehumanization of mages, references to the chaos of the thirteen Regent years and teenage heartbreak
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in an alternate 968 FY and is seriously super trippy.


The Proposal )
shadowsong26: (kesshare)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Reproach
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Russet #9. woolen [Meme sheep says "baaaa".], Ivory #22. Some people hope for a miracle cure, some people just accept the world as it is, but I'm not willing to lay down and die, because I am an innocent man., Red #9. marlboro red
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from Kelly), photography, eraser (Accident AU), brush (espouse), stain, fabric, pastels (my current gen + romance card N5 "opinions"), chalk, novelty beads ("I believe you try to read too much between the lines" - "Some Kind of Ride", Grace Potter and the Nocturnals), glitter ("Destiny is for people who are too lazy to create alternate timelines." – R. Stevens), glue ("You have your work in front of you and you won't let anything prevent you from finishing what you set out to do today.")
Word Count: 642
Rating: R
Characters: Kesshare
Warnings: Character death, implied animal death, Kesshare, scorpions
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Meme fill for Kat. This takes place in an alternate 970 FY. That glitter is kind of how Kesshare views life. (PS: Mods, I accidentally tagged the wrong color--could one of you remove the Iceberg tag, please?)


Kesshare reread Utoki's letter three times, then quietly rendered it nothing more than ash and smoke )
shadowsong26: (kellom)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Gambit
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Mardi Gras Green Saturation, Red #11. red herring
Supplies and Materials: saturation, stained glass, graffiti, eraser (In SPACE AU), brush (aegis), stain, fabric, modeling clay, charcoal, pastels (my current gen + romance card B2 "a crowd"), novelty beads (Come to me and with violence/We'll discover what will make us free--"Approaching Lightspeed", Wolfsheim)
Word Count: 2790
Rating: R
Characters: Amassa, Riluke, Lonura, Andrell, Nolani, Nellid, Isshiri, Kirana, Sorell, Nida, Rema, Kellom, Fera, Tana, Sorell Younger, Mel, Taz, Kes, Dallu
Warnings: References to kidnapping and character/familial/parental death, brief depiction of child abuse/neglect, violence, Rema, Tana, possible background implication of sexual assault
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Gambit )
shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Ground Rules
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Red #20. red tape, Iceberg #13. hot chocolate, Ivory #23. Ever since this gig began, my baby grand's been good to me.
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Urban Fantasy AU), oils, fabric, modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card I3 "keeping warm"), chalk, novelty beads
Word Count: 791
Rating: PG
Characters: Riluke, Mel
Warnings: Brief reference to past abuse
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place a day or two after Chance Encounter. Mel is apparently super picky about hot chocolate. The random things I learn about my characters...


Mel was reading on the couch when Riluke got home. )
shadowsong26: (keta)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Urgency
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Iceberg #12. snowman, Red #13. redheaded stepchild
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Discovery AU), brush (factotum), fabric, charcoal, pastels (my current gen + romance card G2 "truth"), seed beads, yarn, glitter ("Pressure is something you feel when you don’t know what the hell you’re doing." – Peyton Manning), glue ("You may be able to get away with some mischief today, but don't push your luck too far or your day could implode. However, even if you go overboard, you should be able to get everything back on track quickly.")
Word Count: 1007
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mellir, Keta
Warnings: Dehumanization of mages, references to enslavement, implied alcoholism, brief reference to familial death
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. That yarn prompt looks weirdly like a dragon to me. IDK. This takes place in an alternate 986 FY.


The lock on the Archives door had been picked. )
shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Colors that I Knew Before
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Ivory #28. We all end in the ocean. We all start in the streams. We're all carried along by the river of dreams., Wasabi #8. O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention. (Dallu in the wide, wide world.), Red #19. seeing red
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from kat), miniature collection, photography, fingerpainting (sestet cascade), canvas, brush (eurytopic), novelty beads, beading wire
Word Count: 295
Rating: G
Characters: Dallu
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


There were colors that I knew before )
shadowsong26: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: First Kisses
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Snow White #1. true love's kiss, Red #4. red in the face, Iceberg #15. evergreens
Supplies and Materials: miniature collection, pointillism, photography, canvas (all but the last one), oils, modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card G5 "first time"), novelty beads (“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.” ― Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever)
Word Count: 268
Rating: PG
Characters: Mariko, Amber, Jo, Teri, Leyla, Lux
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Snow White!


Amber, Jo, Teri, Leyla, Lux )
shadowsong26: (kesshare)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Desert Rose
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Wasabi #3. Fire can heat your house or burn it down. (Ineku accepts Kesshare.), Red #16. red hot, Ivory #7. Talk to me into losin' just as long as I can win
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from kat), photography, canvas (963 FY), brush (gambit), oils, feathers, seed beads (Ineku), novelty beads (Her shadows play in the shape of a man's desire--"Desert Rose", Sting), yarn, beading wire, glitter, glue ("Something odd is happening today and you might not be able to grasp its meaning. The feeling is too important to ignore, but as of yet, it's still somewhat unformed. The Moon, now visiting your 7th House of Partners, reflects light on the issue as you listen to your spouse, lover or close friend.")
Word Count: 321
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Ineku
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. I don't think there exists a song as purely Kesshare as that glitter prompt.


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shadowsong26: (taz)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Only the Good Die Young
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Wasabi #1. Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself. (Taz and Dallu don't spend much time talking.), Red #10. red light district, Ivory #29. I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. The sinners are much more fun.
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from Kat), photography, miniature collection, eraser (In SPACE AU), feathers, modeling clay, chalk, novelty beads, glue ("You could be very happy today, even if there's too much happening in your life. For example, you might agree to one too many tasks and now you must find a way out of your extra commitments. Nevertheless, mischievous Mercury tempts you into thinking there's a viable shortcut you can take. However, the flirty Gemini Moon's presence in your 5th House of Fun and Games indicates that you should be able to enjoy the company of others even if you still have a job to finish.")
Word Count: 500
Rating: PG
Characters: Taz, Dallu
Warnings: Space piracy
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in an alternate 982 FY.


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shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26, story originally by Kelly
Story: Psilocybin (Audio)
'Verse: Polyfaceted (Index, Timeline)
Colors: Snow White #10. magic beans, Red #15. paint the town red
Supplies and Materials: performance art, collage, graffiti, brush (preen), oils, modeling clay, novelty beads (loopy)
Word Count: N/A
Rating: PG
Characters: Isabella, Nicoletta
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This is really quiet, I'm sorry. I don't think my mike is very good. The original can be found here.

Psilocybin )
shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Two Years
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Red #7. in the red, Snow White #7. make a wish, Ivory #15. This is our moment, here at the crossroads of time
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Urban Fantasy AU), feathers, pastels (my current gen + romance card N2 "change of pace"), seed beads, novelty beads, glitter (begin)
Word Count: 560
Rating: PG
Characters: Deshell, Fesha
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


A year after their marriage, they sat down to talk about kids. )
shadowsong26: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Arriving at the Station
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Jade #11. I slumbered this spring morning, and missed the dawn, Red #17. red carpet treatment, Snow White #3. into the woods
Supplies and Materials: pastels (my current gen + romance card B1 "grace"), novelty beads, yarn, glitter, glue ("Your current uncertainty could put you in a more conservative frame of mind, prompting you to question your ability to reach your long-term goals.")
Word Count: 1090
Rating: PG
Characters: Dr. Mariko Anders, Lux
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


We are now arriving at the Consortium of Sentient Peoples Station )
shadowsong26: (simon)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Scars
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Red #1. blood red, Ivory #2. Son, can you play me a memory?, Snow White #5. hedge of thorns
Supplies and Materials: photography, oils, chalk, novelty beads (weird workday), glitter
Word Count: 580
Rating: R
Characters: Dr. Kevin Lobell, Simon Gilboa
Warnings: Evidence of extensive past self-harm and at least one suicide attempt, amnesia, treating people as lab rats
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place just after The Wanderer


Dr. Kevin Lobell was on Red Sky's payroll for a number of reasons )
shadowsong26: (evan)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Call
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Jade #15. Come dusk, at the bend of a deserted pool/Through meditation I controlled passion's dragon, Red #12. red cross, Snow White #9. stolen child
Supplies and Materials: stain, modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card N1 "accidents"), chalk, yarn
Word Count: 591
Rating: R
Characters: Evan Anders, Cecily McAllister, Ambassador Nouama
Warnings: References to violence involving fire, implied character death
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place ten years before Contact, at the end of Part One.


Evan Anders was in a meeting with Cecily McAllister when the intercom beeped )
shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Days of Autumn Rain
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Jade #8. My idle dreams roam far, Red #18. caught red-handed, Ivory #19. Even the band must face the music.
Supplies and Materials: oils, feathers, modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card O4 "being wrong"), novelty beads (500 words), glitter ("I will not say ‘do not weep’, for not all tears are an evil." – Gandalf, from JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings)
Word Count: 500
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mel, Riluke
Warnings: Unrequited love and resultant heartbreak, background war
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Mel saw Isshiri off, then trudged back up the beach to Lady Riluke's house )
shadowsong26: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Reconnecting
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Jade #1. This morning's scene is good and fine/Long rain has not harmed the land, Red #6. red letter day, Ivory #20. It doesn't matter. I've let that life go by. It's been forgotten, 'cause all I wanted was you.
Supplies and Materials: reimaging (of part 24 of Hero), eraser (Gay Isshiri AU), oils, pastels (my current gen + romance card B5 "face to face"), yarn, glitter (seed), glue ("You are entering a highly active phase that persists until the end of the year. Your mind is on fire with new concepts and you're itching to share them in any way possible. All manners of communication seem urgent these days; it's a fantastic time to engage anyone with your ideas. However, remind yourself on a regular basis to also listen to what others are saying. You can learn just as much as you can teach.")
Word Count: 198
Rating: G
Characters: Isshiri, Mel
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. I was kind of mean in the last piece I wrote. So here's some fluff. ^_^ Could I get an Ivory color tag, please?


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shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Attacked
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Grey #2. greyscale, Jade #2. In our place, it sheds a tear at dawn, Red #5. red flag to a bull
Supplies and Materials: portrait, fingerpainting (single piece/chapter over 2000 words--i.e., not a miniature collection/group of scenes or multichapter novel/novella), eraser (Urban Fantasy AU), acrylic, modeling clay, chalk (warning for violence, and racism in the original context), novelty beads (holding on), glitter (discovery)
Word Count: 5549
Rating: R
Characters: Mel, Kit
Warnings: Aftermath of a werewolf attack, implied sexual assault, suspected date-rape, memory loss, abuse.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in an alternate 977 FY.


Mel blinked hazily as a dull, pale-grey sky came into focus above him )
bookblather: Sarah Porchetta in a pink sweater, smiling at the camera. (In the heart : joy : sarah porchetta)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Safe
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Red 10 (red light district).
Supplies and Materials: Eraser (EPIC PIRATE AU), miniature, feathers (We might hurt each other if we were together; but apart, we should be hurt much more and to less purpose. -Sidney Keyes.), seed beads, glitter (The job you have now makes you...), glue (You may be in for a treat today, since you actually get to enjoy the sweet comforts of what you have already created).
Word Count: 100.
Rating: PG.
Summary: Everyone's favorite barmaid.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Joy in the EPIC PIRATE AU. I know you were all burning to find out about her. Last red!

Safe )

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