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: Knight Takes Queen
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Wasabi #10. Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men. (Kellom, becoming.), Snow White #13. crane wife, Iceberg #9. wrap up well
Supplies and Materials: eraser (in SPACE AU), stickers (It is possible to win a game of chess in just two moves.), feathers, charcoal, pastels (my current gen + romance card G1 "beliefs"), novelty beads, yarn, glitter, glue ("Your problems won't be solved overnight, but they may be much easier to handle now if you take a lighthearted approach.")
Word Count: 548
Rating: R
Characters: Kellom, Kesshare
Warnings: Kellom and Kesshare, kidnapping, character death
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in an alternate...we'll say 989 FY.


Kesshare woke in a small, rectangular room )
shadowsong26: (nida)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Most Dangerous Woman in the World
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Wasabi #6. Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire. (Nida never expected to fall in love.), Ivory #24. She still believes in miracles while others cry in vain., Snow White #12. bridge of birds
Supplies and Materials: stained glass, miniature collection, eraser (Queen Sela AU), stain, fabric, modeling clay, charcoal, novelty beads ("It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways." - Buddha), beading wire, glitter (coach), glue ("Your world is about to be rocked as charming Venus slips into your futuristic sign today. Your social life improves, love comes your way and your creativity skyrockets. Although this pleasurable transit feels wonderful, you could end up digging yourself out of a pile of trouble unless you keep your desires under control.")
Word Count: 500
Rating: PG
Characters: Lova, Lena, Rema, Nida, Sela
Warnings: Rema and Lova and their fanaticism
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in an alternate 943 FY.

Read more... )
shadowsong26: (evan)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Pas de Deux
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Tutu Pink Saturation, Snow White #4. glass slipper
Supplies and Materials: saturation, miniature collection, photography, canvas, pastels (my current gen + romance card O2 "artistic endeavor"), chalk, novelty beads ("I seen you on the TV/I seen you on that show" - "Barry Williams Show", Peter Gabriel), glitter
Word Count: 2000
Rating: G
Characters: Tsuna, Evan, Cecily, Mariko
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Could I get a Tutu Pink tag, please?


Pas de Deux )
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[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Through the Years
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Wasabi #2. Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great. (Deshell comes home.), Snow White #15. happily ever after, Ivory #9. I'll never be a stranger and I'll never be alone. Whenever we're together, that's my home.
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from kat), pointillism, miniature collection, photography, canvas (the first 8), frame (the last 6), oils, pastels (my current gen + romance card O3 "happily ever after"), chalk, seed beads, novelty beads (“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.” ― Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets), glitter,
Word Count: 479
Rating: PG
Characters: Deshell, Fesha, Ledam, Ensill, Selmid
Warnings: None.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Through the Years )
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: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Warning
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Ivory #17. It's so confusing choosing sides in the heat of the moment just to see if it's real., Snow White #14. sacrifice, Wasabi #5. There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism. (Suspicion is not sexy.)
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from Kat), modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card N4 "dangerous"), novelty beads, yarn, glitter, glue ("Don't try to avoid your responsibilities; however postponing a few tasks could give you time to reconsider all your options.")
Word Count: 633
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Lux, Mariko
Warnings: References to murder and the fire, oblique references to experimentation on a person.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Could I get a Wasabi color tag, please?


Read more... )
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: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Volunteer
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Jade #14. A distant heart will tend towards like places, Ivory #1. Here I am again in this smoky place with my brandy eyes, Snow White #6. transformation
Supplies and Materials: eraser (In SPACE AU), modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card I2 "management"), chalk, novelty beads ("I wish someone told me..."), glitter ("If we couldn’t laugh, we would all go insane." – Jimmy Buffett), glue ("You may be worried that your long-term goals are not very realistic today, but your perspective could be warped by old fears.")
Word Count: 1000
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Nellid, Isshiri
Warnings: Some internalized ableism, references to prejudice against non-humans, references to prejudice against cyborgs, internalized anti-cyborg beliefs, brief description of severe burns, references to amputation, references to heart disease and transplant, reference to transplant rejection, pediatric hospital.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in the equivalent of an alternate 976 FY. Nellid is twenty, Isshiri is seven.

Nellid, on weekends while he was in college, volunteered in a Pediatric Fusion specialty clinic. )
shadowsong26: (fera)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: All the World to Me
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Jade #13. My son, mistaken, is pleased by my ruddy face/I smile: I know it's alcoholic red, Snow White #11. straw into gold, Ivory #5. In every heart there is a room.
Supplies and Materials: fingerpainting (Petrarchan sonnet), photography, eraser (Legitimate Sorell AU), feathers, fabric, pastels (my current gen + romance card I5 "falling in love"), novelty beads ("Trust the blood, however, waltzing to four-part harmony within the heart, and you will be moved to witness, through the chinking’s thin fissures, the shadows of the enchanted. - Paul Zarzyski"), glitter (perfection)
Word Count: 119
Rating: Oblique references to an unhappy marriage
Characters: Fera, Sorell Younger
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in an alternate 983 FY. Obviously, this little boy is different from another by the same name who appears in a different AU.



You have warm eyes )
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: (kesshare)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Aid
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Jade #4. I climb up high and look on the four seas/Heaven and earth spreading out so far, Ivory #4. Save us all from arrogant men and all the causes they're for., Snow White #2. poison apple
Supplies and Materials: frame (around 1000 FY), fabric, modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card O5 "desperate"), chalk, novelty beads (invite yourself in), glitter
Word Count: 541
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Kesshare, Sheminne
Warnings: Background civil war, oblique war profiteering
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Envoy Sheminne curtseyed low and did her best not to look straight down. )
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 )
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[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Re-creation
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Jade #9. A thousand hills, but no birds in flight/Ten thousand paths, with no person's tracks, Ivory #3. A child of sacrifice, a child of war, Snow White #8. fairy godmother
Supplies and Materials: photography, fingerpainting (Michaela's unwillingness to use self-referential pronouns even in the third person), fabric, modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card B3 "no one has to know"), novelty beads (canvas), glitter, glue ("This is a challenging time because you must sustain multiple perspectives.")
Word Count: 354
Rating: PG-13/R
Characters: Michaela, Simon Gilboa
Warnings: Mind Rape
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place shortly before The Wanderer


Michaela has often marveled at the fact that, for all their comparative brilliance, humans are so incredibly skilled at self-delusion. )
bookblather: (urban fantasy Summer)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: The Happy Endings We Can Find
Story: In the Heart - Fairy Tale AU
Colors: Snow white saturation.
Supplies and Materials: Portrait, eraser, frame, canvas, stain ("Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die." -- Buddha), feathers (revives, beatify, fruit), modeling clay (scar), beading wire (this picture), glitter (trust), glue (Intuitively, you know that the old road is changing as new paths appear. This could be a difficult transition, but keep in mind that your future happiness depends on your ability to let go of the past.), novelty beads (this picture, which I have been saving for the Fairy Tale AU).
Word Count: 5408
Rating: R
Summary: It's a very different sort of once upon a time.
Warnings: Child death, possession, child abuse, child abduction, attempted child murder, animal abuse, blink-and-miss-it mention of domestic abuse, sexytimes. Fairy tales are not nice to kids.
Notes: Limboing in under the wire with my last portrait for Postmodernism! Also a meme fill for [personal profile] shipwreck_light. Yes, I am still working on those.

The Happy Endings We Can Find )
bookblather: Mia Maestro pulling her hair back. (Charlotte Hennessy : Mia Maestro)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: To Grandmother's House
Story: Huge Scary New Story
Colors: Ruby 12 (poisoned comb), snow white 4 (glass slipper), orange 1 (apples and oranges)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic, canvas (Charlotte is about sixteen), stickers (this), fabric (this picture), beading wire (a vulture), pastels (unwelcome guest).
Word Count: 1037
Rating: G.
Summary: Charlotte at her grandmother's.
Warnings: subtle racism and sexism.
Notes: Last bichromatic. Again, if I fuck anything up, let me know.

To Grandmother's House )
bookblather: Sarah Porchetta in a pink sweater, smiling at the camera. (In the heart : joy : sarah porchetta)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: At Least
Story: In the Heart/Second Genesis
Colors: Ruby 11 (lace-stays), snow white 14 (sacrifice), Eton blue 18 (theater)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic, collage, mosaic, eraser (post- zombie apocalypse, though the zombies don't show), modeling clay (break), seed beads (for In the Heart), chalk (this picture), glitter (this picture), glue (You're ready to move on, but you still may be overly sensitive to your recent past with unresolved feelings weighing heavily on your mind.), novelty beads (this picture).
Word Count: 799.
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: There's so many things Joy wants that she can't have.
Warnings: background homophobia and stay-in-the-kitchenness for ladies
Notes: The first of my offerings for International Femslash Day. Fake Junetide written for Nikki because she was sad, and... not terribly cheery for all that.


At Least )
bookblather: Mia Maestro pulling her hair back. (Charlotte Hennessy : Mia Maestro)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: If
Story: Huge Scary New Story
Colors: Ruby 3 (skin white as snow), snow white 13 (crane wife)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, bichromatic, canvas, acrylic (puzzle), feathers (Blood on her/his/their hands.), pastels (logic).
Word Count: 100.
Rating: PG.
Summary: Daniel wonders if he's to blame.
Warnings: mentions of racism and sexism
Notes: And then this happened. Why do I write angsty drabbles when I can't sleep?

If )
bookblather: A closeup of Daniel Vettori in glasses and a baseball hat (in the heart: aaron)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: White Oleander
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Ruby 1 (lips red as blood), snow white 2 (poison apple), brown 8 (brown bottling)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic, canvas (Aaron is eighteen), eraser (Sociopathic Besties AU), miniature collection, watercolors (someone who overcomes their shyness through murder), oils (almost run its course), fabric (this image), stain (Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died. - Steven Wright), glitter (Make a list of people who have made the biggest impression on you. Bonus: What did they do to make that impression? Was it positive or negative in the aeffect it had on you?), glue (Your thinking is not as logical as you prefer, but your emotions are telling you something important.)
Word Count: 700.
Rating: R.
Summary: This monster in the dark thing isn't doing it for Aaron anymore.
Warnings: emetophobes beware; also murder by poisoning, mention of suicide.
Notes: Title shamelessly nicked from the book.
eta: added a warning

White Oleander )

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