shadowsong26: (nolani)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Beginning
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Steel Guitar Grey #10. You left me drowning in my tears, Sapphire #19. jasper, Isabelline #12. You never told me what it was that made you strong or what it was that made you weak
Supplies and Materials: frame (994 FY), oils, modeling clay, novelty beads, beading wire, glitter
Word Count: 447
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Nolani, Andrell
Warnings: References to the events of Sending a Message via a nightmare
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Steel Guitar Grey!



Nolani woke up crying. )
shadowsong26: (tana)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Timing
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Steel Guitar Grey #8. My life's a bargain basement, all the good shit's gone, Sapphire #16. quartz, Isabelline #3. Well, I hoped you were a Gemini, but I thought, "well I'll give him a try"
Supplies and Materials: eraser (incest AU), acrylic, feathers (dusty curtains, clear skies), fabric, modeling clay, charcoal, glitter
Word Count: 247
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Tana, Keta
Warnings: References to a planned and presumably violent coup, dehumanization of mages, implied abuse
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place immediately after Come Crashing Down



Tana unlocked Sorell's door )
shadowsong26: (kellom)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: It's a Trap
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Sapphire #6. amethyst, Steel Guitar Grey #7. They're made of lipstick, plastic and paint, a touch of sable in their eyes, Mellow Yellow #5. Sunrider
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Confessions AU), acrylic, stain, modeling clay, charcoal, glue ("Strong passions lurk just beneath the surface and you probably would prefer to keep them there today. Don't try to force anything out into the open. If you believe that exercising caution is a good strategy now, trust your own judgment.")
Word Count: 443
Rating: R
Characters: Isshiri, Kellom
Warnings: Dehumanization of mages, violence, ableism, planned torture
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



Read more... )
shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Smudge
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Sapphire #18. peridot, Steel Guitar Grey #14. We're two paychecks away from living out on the streets, Mellow Yellow #13. Rising Day
Supplies and Materials: miniature, photography, eraser (Confessions AU), brush (wend), beading wire, glue ("...you're probably feeling more optimistic than you did yesterday. The path is clearing and you have become, at least temporarily, aware of your destiny...Grant yourself the luxury of getting excited")
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Characters: Mel Artwick
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Smudge )
shadowsong26: (kellom)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: as i lay dying
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Heart Gold #25. You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly. - Sam Keen, Sapphire #11. lapis lazuli, Steel Guitar Grey #13. Shot through the heart as I lay there alone
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Incest AU), stain ("Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die." -- Buddha), modeling clay, glitter, glue ("Be careful because you may be easily misled today by someone you trust. ")
Word Count: 168
Rating: R
Characters: Fera
Warnings: Character death
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This is a Bref double, a French sonnet form. With an extra-short extra line at the end because it needed to be there and didn't fit. This takes place in an alternate 980 FY.

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shadowsong26: (kesshare)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Love Is Not
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Heart Gold #15. I love you, not for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. - Roy Croft, Steel Guitar Grey #15. When your heart is made of stone, Isabelline #15. If you are not very careful, your possessions will possess you
Supplies and Materials: reimaging (of Love Is), pointillism, miniature collection, acrylic, modeling clay, yarn, gliter (predator)
Word Count: 279
Rating: R
Characters: Kesshare
Warnings: Sociopathic POV, stigma against bastards, references to the events of Sending a Message and amputation
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Love is not )
shadowsong26: (nida)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Surprise
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Steel Guitar Grey #9. And the people I meet always go their separate ways, Mellow Yellow #17. In the shell, Isabelline #14. Spilt the milk at breakfast, hit me double hard
Supplies and Materials: miniature, canvas (965 FY), charcoal
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Characters: Nida, Sorell
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Nida is about 39 here.


She told him over breakfast )
shadowsong26: (andrell)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: New Arrivals
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: White Opal #6. Wish upon a shooting star, Steel Guitar Grey #6. Going straight to hell, Mellow Yellow #8. Bug in Mind
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Desshiri!verse), oils, stain, fabric, novelty beads (Unfunny jokes), glitter (problem)
Word Count: 672
Rating: R
Characters: Commander Ledir, Desshiri, Andrell
Warnings: Ableism, references to torture and enslavement, oblique reference to ongoing genocide.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last White Opal!



Commander Ledir was not a superstitious man. )
shadowsong26: (nida)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Next Ten Hours
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Heart Gold #7. We were two and had but one heart. - Francois Villon, White Opal #11. Solitude, Steel Guitar Grey #4. A king's ransom in dimes I'd given each night
Supplies and Materials: miniature collection, photography, eraser (incest AU), oils, stain (“There’s one thing worse than having a family. Not having one.” - Hanne Holm, Borgen, 2011), feathers, fabric, charcoal, chalk, novelty beads (Turn it upside down), yarn, glitter ("If you want to know where your heart is, look where your mind goes when it wanders." - Bernard Byer), glue ("Unresolved feelings may add to your general uneasiness today because getting clarity about your current circumstances is tricky business.")
Word Count: 450
Rating: R
Characters: Nida, Deva, Nava, Keta, Mellir, Andrell
Warnings: Character/familial death
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Read more... )
shadowsong26: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Making Connections
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: White Opal #4. Pictures in the clouds, Steel Guitar Grey #3. Gonna take more than a shot to get this poison out of me, Mellow Yellow #18. Afterpast
Supplies and Materials: acrylic, feathers, modeling clay, yarn
Word Count: 234
Rating: PG
Characters: Taz Hantree, Prince Isshiri
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Could I get a Mellow Yellow color tag? (Also a Sapphire one? I keep forgetting to ask and I'm halfway through it XD)



Isshiri made his way down to the dock just before dawn )
shadowsong26: (fesha)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Shelter
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Lawn Green #7. beach ball, Heart Gold #5. Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value. - Thornton Wilder, Steel Guitar Grey #11. You can see in their eyes life so paralyzed.
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Incest AU), seed beads, novelty beads, glitter ("If you want to know where your heart is, look where your mind goes when it wanders." - Bernard Byer)
Word Count: 674
Rating: PG
Characters: Fesha, Sorell Younger
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Lawn Green!



Fesha had worked off and on as a file clerk in the town public clinic since her marriage. )
shadowsong26: (nolani)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Homesick
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Lawn Green #5. day at the beach, White Opal #1. Wish, Steel Guitar Grey #5. She says we've got to hold on to what we've got
Supplies and Materials: miniature, photography, stain, fabric, modeling clay, novelty beads (Foreign student), glitter ("If you want to know where your heart is, look where your mind goes when it wanders." - Bernard Byer)
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Characters: Nolani
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



Before dawn, Nolani liked to wander down to the ocean )
shadowsong26: (taz)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: It Matters
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Heart Gold #10. Where there is love there is life. - Gandhi, Lawn Green #10. inner tube, Steel Guitar Grey #2. I'll pick you up when you've had enough
Supplies and Materials: fingerpainting, photography, frame, oils, fabric, modeling clay, chalk, seed beads, novelty beads ("Jaded," by Aerosmith), yarn, glitter (memory), glue ("...the current intensity might be a bit too much. If you find yourself shutting down, try some prayer or meditation to help you turn fear into love.")
Word Count: 606
Rating: R
Characters: Kes Hantree, Taz Hantree, Dallu
Warnings: Backstory deathwish due to death of a close friend/family member/companion, internalized ostracism
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. I have no idea why this turned into a second-person Letter To The Reader story, especially since I (generally speaking) really dislike that format. Oh well.



Why does it matter? )
shadowsong26: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Took You Long Enough
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Steel Guitar Grey #1. You promise me heaven, then put me through hell, Lawn Green #11. summer camp/job, Sapphire #20. pyrite
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Desshiri!Verse), feathers, modeling clay, chalk, glitter (trap), glue ("You have significant feelings that you need to unfold in the privacy of your own mind, because letting others know doesn't seem quite right yet.")
Word Count: 700
Rating: R
Characters: Desshiri, Rema
Warnings: Implications of torture, brief internalized ableism, enslavement
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place roughly ten days after Alliance.


It took a moment for Desshiri's vision to focus properly )
bookblather: A picture of Neko Case in a green sweater. (in the heart: ivy)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Interview
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Steel guitar grey saturation, daffodil 4 (planting).
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, seed beads, eraser (reality show AU), graffiti (resurrection challenge, eraser edition), oils (tired of the games), stain (There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it? -- Kim Hubbard), glitter (Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends. -- Shirley MacLaine), glue (Remain clear about your motives and your goals, or you'll ultimately irritate those who are in charge."
Word Count: 1500
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Entrance interviews.
Warnings: homophobic slurs, sexism
Notes: Gina's doing that on purpose.

Interview )

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