kay_brooke: Two purple flowers against a green background (spring)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Prime
Colors: Cherry Blossom Pink #12 (Monogatari), Plant Party #49 (Carymbia), White #6 (red, white, and blue)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas
Word Count: 1,137
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Tabitha sees David's place for the first time.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM. Last White.

He invited her back to his house )
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: Unusual Florida
Colors: Antique Brass #26 (Can I talk to you about something? / Will it make me feel old and uncomfortable?), Nacre #4 (under the floorboards), White #4 (the white album)
Styles/Supplies: Frame
Word Count: 1,203
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: Jenna is still in Maine with her family.
Note: I had this whole conversation worked out in my head, and then when I went to write it down none of it came out right. Apologies. Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

The quilt was weighing on her mind )
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: Unusual Florida
Colors: Bone #4 (last rites), Plant Party #13 (Silver Vase), White #14 (as white as snow)
Styles/Supplies: Frame
Word Count: 1,513
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: Jenna and Cassie visit family.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

The end of August )
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: Unusual Florida
Colors: Antique Brass #5 (No, hey, hey, you know what? She's pretty scary. If we hadn't found something, she probably would have glared us to death.), Plant Party #10 (snake gourd), White #13 (white wine)
Styles/Supplies: Frame, Eraser
Word Count: 1,396
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Carter and Jonathan hang out.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Hey, man )
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: Unusual Florida
Colors: Antique Brass #14 (I guess we can't even pretend to be normal, huh?), Plant Party #15 (cannonball tree), White #7 (wite out)
Styles/Supplies: Frame
Word Count: 1,089
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: There's an incident in New Hampshire.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Though the car ride )
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: Unusual Florida
Colors: Celestial Blue #6 (judge not), Plant Party #33 (Tibetan blue poppy), White #11 (white wedding)
Styles/Supplies: Frame
Word Count: 1,363
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Jenna is confronted by her mom.
Note: Apparently Jenna is the only character I'm interested in writing about. Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Her mom, at least, waited until the reception was over )
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[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Antique Brass #11 (How is that even possible? / You're still asking that question? / I'm still hoping for an answer.), Chestnut #8 (broken twig), White #12 (off-white)
Styles/Supplies: Frame
Word Count: 1,560
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Things are still raw in Rhode Island.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

I'm not going to lie )
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[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Blue Opal #3 (stable), Nacre #5 (secret compartment), White #8 (white-washed)
Styles/Supplies: Frame, Eraser
Word Count: 1,137
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Carter can't put off calling his mom forever.
Note: So I wrote a bunch of short pieces in November as part of my NaNo, then utterly failed to post any of them until now. Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Carter waited until he thought it was far too late )
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[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Prime
Colors: Blue Opal #12 (timeless), Rainbow #12 (Judy Garland), White #9 (white rain)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas
Word Count: 1,374
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Tabitha meets an intriguing stranger.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

The night was growing cold and wet )
kay_brooke: (autumn2013)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Rainbow #11 (show tunes), White #3 (don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes)
Styles/Supplies: n/a
Word Count: 941
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: This wasn't how Hope envisioned the last day of school.
Note: Ugh, I hate this. I can't writer!brain today.

Hope came home )
kay_brooke: (autumn2013)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Anise #4 (Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.), Chestnut #4 (signpost), White #2 (white picket fence)
Styles/Supplies: Frame, Eraser, Seed Beads
Word Count: 1,153
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Katie and Dominic fight.
Note: Not canon, probably a bit OOC, but I'm in a bad mood today and I have taken it out on my characters. So this is what you get. Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

He sent her a cryptic text )
kay_brooke: (autumn2013)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Blue Opal #7 (harmony), Nacre #13 (subliminal), White #15 (white lie)
Styles/Supplies: Frame, Eraser
Word Count: 1,379
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Carter gets a surprising phone call.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

You got a call )
kay_brooke: (autumn2013)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Rainbow #5 (pride), White #10 (white flag)
Styles/Supplies: Seed Beads
Word Count: 948
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Raven meets her college roommate.
Note: I think this might be part of a short series. Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Raven's roommate didn't show up )
kay_brooke: (autumn2013)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Rainbow #1 (gay), White #1 (white noise)
Styles/Supplies: Frame, Seed Beads, Pastels ([community profile] origfic_bingo prompt "apathy")
Word Count: 590
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: Philip tells his mom.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Philip was inspired by his aunt )
bookblather: Zooey Deschanel lying on a bed, staring at the camera. (in the heart : kayleigh : zooey deschane)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Gifts
Story: In the Heart
Colors: White 8 (whitewashed), hills of Iowa 8 (I was out here listening all the time.)
Supplies and Materials: Pastels (this challenge, Secret Santa gift exchange), miniature collection, bichromatic, seed beads, oils (black is the new black), modeling clay (Is there a writer who inspires you?).
Word Count: 300
Rating: PG
Summary: How could Lorraine help herself>
Warnings: adultery and some domestic emotional abuse
Notes: Last bichromatic!

Read more... )
bookblather: Rachel Hurd-Wood smiling at the camera (In the Heart: adult Summer)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Lucky
Story: In the Heart
Colors: White 11 (white wedding), hills of Iowa 3 (There's the weak and the strong and the many stars that guide us; we have some of them inside us.)
Supplies and Materials: Pastels (this challenge, hot chocolate), frame, bichromatic.
Word Count: 597
Rating: PG
Summary: Summer and her boys, at their wedding.
Warnings: none
Notes: May cause cavities.

Lucky )
bookblather: Sarah Porchetta in a pink sweater, smiling at the camera. (In the heart : joy : sarah porchetta)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Independence
Story: In the Heart
Colors: White 2 (white picket fence), hills of Iowa 12 (God looks like a guidance counselor.)
Supplies and Materials: Pastels (this challenge, ruining the holiday dinner), bichromatic, stain ("Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." - Jung), brush (flapdoodle),
Word Count: 729
Rating: PG
Summary: A woman's place is nobody's business but her own.
Warnings: minor sexism.
Notes: So Joy has a lot more relatives than I thought.

Read more... )
bookblather: Emily Deschanel with long earrings smiling at the camera. (in the heart : paige : emily deschanel)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Mnemosyne
Story: In the Heart
Colors: White 12 (off white), hills of Iowa 15 (I am the one who will remember everything)
Supplies and Materials: Pastels (Decorating the tree), seed beads (Paige), miniature, bichromatic
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Paige decorates her tree.
Warnings: none
Notes: I'm behind on these so you're getting four at once.

Mnemosyne )
bookblather: Lucy Hale looking back over her shoulder with a smile. (in the heart: Ahava: Lucy Hale)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Stockings
Story: In the Heart
Colors: White 6 (red, white, and blue), hills of Iowa 5 (And if we want a god we had to follow, follow him down.), lapis lazuli 4 (yarn) with serpentine's paint-by-numbers (learning to knit can't be that hard can it?)
Supplies and Materials: Seed beads, acrylic (distrust), glitter ("Sometimes you just have to try, even though you know it won't work." – Junot Diaz), glue (You're approaching the end of the road, but you are confident that another route will soon appear to take you in a different direction. In fact, you have been eagerly anticipating this change and now that it's almost here, it's quite irritating that you're still dealing with the old stuff rather than pushing off into new territory.), bichromatic, pastels (Putting up the stockings)
Word Count: 200
Rating: PG
Summary: Knitting the Christmas stockings was a bad idea.
Warnings: very brief mention of infertility, swearing
Notes: none.

Stockings )
bookblather: (in the heart : joanna : hijab)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: The White House
Story: In the Heart
Colors: White 5 (the white house), Hills of Iowa 1 (We walk in the world of safe people and at night we walk into our houses and burn.)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, pastels (this challenge, planning family party), bichromatic.
Word Count: 100
Rating: Planning for Eid is always a headache.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Sometimes families suck.

The White House )

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