shadowsong26: (tana)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Story: Porcelain Doll
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Rust
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (resurrection challenge, sead beeds edition), saturation, miniature collection, canvas (7, 2, 6, 9, 4, 14, 20, 17, 11, 3, 16, 19, 15), frame (1, 18, 10), charcoal, glitter
Word Count: 1354
Rating: R
Characters: Princess Tana
Warnings: Parental death, one-sided incest, references to the nonviolent deaths of young children, violence, bullying, classism
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



Porcelain Doll )
bookblather: Evangeline Lilly with her hair in a bun, looking camera right distantly. (in the heart : melanie : evangeline lill)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Parenting
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Rust 17 (someone should have used this a long time ago.) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (If Nathan can't use it, he hopes Aaron can.),
Supplies and Materials: Canvas (first four), pastels (forgetting), modeling clay (forgotten), acrylic (domineering), fabric (this image), graffiti (canvas challenge).
Word Count: 3005
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Nathan and Melanie may be divorced, but they still share a child.
Warnings: Some fairly vicious fighting.
Notes: At least two incidents in this are taken from real life. For the Canvas challenge over in rainbow_lounge.

Parenting )
bookblather: Michael Wetherby turning back and smiling. (in the heart : michael : michael weather)
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Author: Kat
Title: Reaction Shot
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Rust 10 (porcelain doll) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (Michael hates when people treat him with kid gloves.)
Supplies and Materials: Pastels (disability (chronic)), oils (when a heart breaks), seed beads, modeling clay (battle).
Word Count: 239
Rating: PG-13 for cussing.
Summary: Michael has grievances.
Warnings: ableism.
Notes: Thanks to Kelly for looking this over. <3

Reaction Shot )
bookblather: A picture of Pink in a pink shirt and black beret. (in the heart: danny)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Love
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Lust 30 (afterglow), rust 4 (musty) with Sara's paint-by-numbers ("Huh. I didn't know I still had this.")
Supplies and Materials: Pastels (enlightenment).
Word Count: 117
Rating: G.
Summary: Danny, on Lars.
Warnings: none.
Notes: One sonnet wasn't enough.

Love )
bookblather: A closeup of Daniel Vettori in glasses and a baseball hat (in the heart: aaron)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: No
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Earth 12 (patience), rust 14 (Hand crank) with Sara's paint-by-numbers ("What was this for?")
Supplies and Materials: Eraser (Mad Science/Crack AU), watercolors (the strangest Oscar-watching party ever), oils (with predictable results), pastels (playing hard to get).
Word Count: 350
Rating: PG.
Summary: There were some benefits to being a mad scientist's older brother, the relevant one being that she wouldn't dare vaporize him.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Random mad-science silliness.

No )
impactings: Pale blue lips. (06)
[personal profile] impactings
Name: Thai
Title: when compassion is a crime and murder absolution
Story: Blood Princess
Timeline: I continue only to rearrange the timeline. Asma is 12; Astor is Some Crazy Old.
Colors: Rust #19 - it's falling apart; Tyrian Purple #6 - the lying oracle; Alice Blue #19 - off with their heads
Supplies and Materials: Brush: "empirical - adj. originating in or based on observation or experience"
Word Count: 3305
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: Accidental suicide, legitimate suicide
Notes: I don't even know where this came from. Blood Princess keeps rearranging itself in my head to mix up times and events. (Can I get a story tag?)  - also, thanks to Nikki for looking it over. I'm sorry if it's horrible, she told me not to change anything. ;________;

He found her curled in the window of her chamber, dangling one leg out in the sun, a book perched on her lap. )
bookblather: John Hannah with folded arms smiling at the camera. (in the heart : hugh : john hannah)
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Author: Kat
Title: Home
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Rust 16 (old paper photograph) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (What was, and what will be.)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, canvas (first three), frame (last one), feathers (your character comes home to an empty house), seed beads (Hugh), beading wire (this picture).
Word Count: 500
Rating: PG.
Summary: He comes home to an empty house.
Warnings: Mention of parental abduction.
Notes: None.

Home )
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: To the Moon and Back
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Earth 6 (pride), rust 12 (abandoned building) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (Ivy loves to explore.), tractor red 4 (big green tractor) with Nikki's paint-by-numbers ("What are you even going to do with that?").
Supplies and Materials: Eraser (Mad Scientist AU, also known as Crack AU), brush (henchman), feathers (this picture), yarn (this picture).
Word Count: 1517
Rating: PG.
Summary: Ivy's plans draw towards their successful conclusions.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Hands... who remembers the AU where Ivy took over the world?

To the Moon and Back )
impactings: Becky Lou Filip, looking into the camera and being basically adorable. (08)
[personal profile] impactings
Name: Thai
Title: ghosts on the back are calm in the black
Story: Blood Princess
Timeline: I am rearranging the timeline alskfejs it's so unwieldy right now. Asma is 6; the Rocmother is Some Crazy Old.
Colors: Rust #10 - porcelain doll; White Opal #19 - when I was young I wanted to be...; Alice Blue #3 - I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then
Supplies and Materials: None
Word Count: 482
Rating: G
Warnings: POSSIBLY TOO MUCH ADORABLE
Notes: Am I the worst at rainbowfic? Yes. Yes, I am. Oops.

Are you paying attention? I have a question. )
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: Cucumbers
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Lust 17 (making out), rust 7 (heirloom) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (This is something Gina treasures.).
Supplies and Materials: Frame, feathers (Home, whether it be structure or familiar ground, is finally the identity that does not fade.).
Word Count: 755
Rating: PG.
Summary: Even after all these years.
Warnings: none.
Notes: This bit of pointless fluff takes place in the 2050s, not the 1950s. To clear up any possible misunderstandings. Inspired by this.

Cucumbers )
bookblather: A picture of Neko Case in a green sweater. (in the heart: ivy)
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Author: Kat
Title: Twelve Steps
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Metallic gold 9 (method), rust 11 (Glass bottle left lying around) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (An offbeat collection.).
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, yarn (this picture), seed beads (Russell), fabric (this picture), pastels (hunger), brush (copious: full of thought, information, or matter).
Word Count: 1200, not including the twelve steps.
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Russell stops drinking.
Warnings: Alcoholism, an implication of sexual harassment, one quick mention of rape.
Notes: The twelve step program as listed belongs to Alcoholics Anonymous, except for one small rewording to avoid ableism. As always, if you find fail, please tell me gently; I promise I did not intend it, and will do my best to make restitution.

Twelve Steps )
bookblather: Bindu Madhavi in a blue shirt, smiling off-camera. (in the heart : maya : bindu madhavi)
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Author: Kat
Title: Liferaft
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Rust 3 (water spots) with Sara's paint by numbers (It'd be nice to have the money to get this fixed.).
Supplies and Materials: Stain (One should as a rule respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny, and is likely to interfere with happiness in all kinds of ways.), feathers (All the kitchen appliances have been unplugged.), novelty beads (It seems that all my bridges have been burned,/But, you say that's exactly how this grace thing works, from [personal profile] clare_dragonfly).
Word Count: 2167.
Rating: PG.
Summary: Joy feeds Maya some tea and advice.
Warnings: none for this installment.
Notes: Direct sequel to Lifesaver.

Liferaft )
bookblather: Lucy Hale looking back over her shoulder with a smile. (in the heart: Ahava: Lucy Hale)
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Author: Kat
Title: Pinkie-Swear
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Iceberg 7 (skiing), rust 9 (hatbox) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (An unconventional toy.).
Supplies and Materials: Seed beads (Ahava and Duncan), pastels (soulmates), canvas, oils (refusing to budge), modeling clay (anniversary), miniature collection.
Word Count: 1000.
Rating: PG.
Summary: Ahava and Duncan, every two years.
Warnings: none.
Notes: For anyone wondering if Arelie's baby had a good life... here it is.

Pinkie-Swear )
bookblather: Rachel Hurd-Wood smiling at the camera (In the Heart: adult Summer)
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Author: Kat
Title: Christening
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Rust 15 (This was mine when I was young.) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (Summer gives something special to her son.).
Supplies and Materials: Frame (since Thomas is born), stain (In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite. - Paul Dirac).
Word Count: 124.
Rating: G.
Summary: Summer, on her son.
Warnings: none.
Notes: I always seem to write sonnets when I'm down. A somewhat meta use of the stain.

Christening )
bookblather: Bruce Greenwood resting his chin on his folded hands and smiling. (in the heart : nathan : bruce greenwood)
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Author: Kat
Title: Old Kit Bag
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Lust 15 (dress up), rust 13 (old uniform) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (Nathan finds his, stirring memories.).
Supplies and Materials: Canvas, brush (heyday), oils (I will remember), stain (I tend to live in the past because most of my life is there. - Herb Caen).
Word Count: 1551.
Rating: PG for brief sexy talk.
Summary: Gail and Nathan pack up his apartment and talk about memories.
Warnings: none.
Notes: You know the song. Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag...

Old Kit Bag )
bookblather: Sarah Porchetta in a pink sweater, smiling at the camera. (In the heart : joy : sarah porchetta)
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Author: Kat
Title: Pocketful of Sunshine
Story: In The Heart, plus some Second Genesis.
Colors: Fire opal 5 (ravenous), white opal 12 (moonlight sonata), rust 2 (antique lace) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (There is so much more to Joy than just her appearance.).
Supplies and Materials: Mixed media, miniature collection, eraser (Chloe, Kurt, and Amanda's sections), mosaic, collage (of Nikki's Second Genesis), acrylic (Alpha, Beta, Omega), seed beads (Aaron gets mentioned at one point).
Word Count: 800ish, without song lyrics.
Rating: PG-13 for sex.
Summary: Joy Maserati in ten songs.
Warnings: Nope, none.
Notes: Aand white opal is DONE! Now taking suggestions for characters to be mixed. I really need space for a Joy icon. Speaking of, Joy is played by Sarah Porchetta, who, much like Tricia Helfer, is often photographed nekkid. Google at your own risk.

Pocketful of Sunshine )
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: Jesus Weeps
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Fire opal 6 (fiery speech/sermon), rust 20 (They don't make them like this anymore.) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (And that's a good thing.).
Supplies and Materials: Feathers (Your character is bleeding), stain (If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; But if you really make them think, they'll hate you. - Don Marquis), chalk (Jesus must be pissed).
Word Count: 1228.
Rating: PG.
Summary: Gina speaks out.
Warnings: Blatant religious homophobia.
Notes: Father Arnott previously appeared in Sacraments. And yes, he did come to Gina's wedding. The title of this stems from a Something Positive comic, oddly enough (BEWARE: depiction of September 11th and religious asshattery at that link).

Jesus Weeps )
bookblather: A closeup of Daniel Vettori in glasses and a baseball hat (in the heart: aaron)
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Author: Kat
Title: Float On
Story: In The Heart
Colors: White opal 8 (wandering), rust 5 (sun faded) with Sara's paint by numbers (Aaron is there for you when you need him.).
Supplies and Materials: Mixed media, miniature collection, frame (the ones with his children), acrylic (natural living), chalk (I will find what I'm looking for).
Word Count: 1800ish, not including song lyrics.
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Aaron Kendall in twenty songs or less.
Warnings: Sexual privilege. Nope, that's it.
Notes: Man, Aaron had it easy.

Float On )
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: Loved
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Rust 18 (I can't throw it away) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (We all have that one thing.).
Supplies and Materials: Miniature.
Word Count: 100
Rating: G.
Summary: Gina is loved.
Notes: Kelly made me do it. I regret nothing.

Loved )
bookblather: A picture of Pink in a pink shirt and black beret. (in the heart: danny)
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Author: Kat
Title: Experiment
Story: In The Heart
Colors: White opal 5 (solitude), iceberg 4 (long nights), rust 8 (tarnish) with Sara's paint-by-numbers (It's okay. Frank will get a new family.).
Supplies and Materials: Charcoal (Frank), canvas (Danny is roughly thirteen), miniature, acrylic (investigation), stain (The only thing that sustains one through life is the consciousness of the immense inferiority of everybody else, and this is a feeling that I have always cultivated. - Oscar Wilde), seed beads.
Word Count: 100
Rating: G.
Summary: The hypothesis is correct.
Notes: Frank Sierbenski, ladies and gentlemen. Is it any wonder Danny's so messed up?

Experiment )

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