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: Octarine #20 (no matter how fast light travels it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it), Yellow #8 (yellowed paper)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas
Word Count: 714
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: Amy can't take the silence. Or the waiting.
Note: Yet another rewrite. Don't worry, I'm about done with these. Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM. Last Yellow.

There was no pattern to the floor )
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: Octarine #1 (it is almost impossible for anyone to be in a street without breaking the law), Tango Pink #26 (belly dance), Yellow #15 (yellow government cheese)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas, Pastels (for [community profile] origfic_bingo prompt "outnumbered")
Word Count: 1,165
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: Sam's first day on campus.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Is there a limit? )
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[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Harvard Crimson #2 (resident advisor), Yellow #14 (canary yellow)
Styles/Supplies: Frame, Seed Beads
Word Count: 805
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: Dominic is determined to get a new beginning.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

The girl who poked her head into his room )
kay_brooke: A field of sunflowers against a blue sky (summer)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Adamant #6 (Caduceus), Yellow #10 (yellow card)
Styles/Supplies: Graffiti
Word Count: 629
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: Kristie explains herself.
Note: Lint Roll answer for [personal profile] isana, who asked: Kristie, is there any reason why you're so mean and angry with everyone?

Excuse me, mean and angry? )
kay_brooke: A field of sunflowers against a blue sky (summer)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Myrrosta
Colors: Summertime Blues #8 (I thought I could trust you), Yellow #1 (and they were all yellow)
Styles/Supplies: Graffiti, Frame, Eraser (Merrus/Jay AU)
Word Count: 756
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: It can be painful to talk about family.
Notes: Lint Roll answer for [personal profile] jkatkina, who asked: Edward, who was your least favorite person growing up, and do you have the same opinion of them now?.

They got on the subject of families at one point )
bookblather: Ayelet Zurer looking camera right with a sad smile on her face in black and white. (in the heart : arelie koch : ayelet zure)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Government Cheese
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Yellow 15 (yellow government cheese), blue 10 (blue collar).
Supplies and Materials: Canvas (Arelie is eight or nine), seed beads, modeling clay (strong).
Word Count: 620.
Rating: PG.
Summary: It's hard to be a poor single mother.
Warnings: nope
Notes: Last yellow.

Government Cheese )
bookblather: A picture of Neko Case in a green sweater. (in the heart: ivy)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: On the Dock
Story: In The Heart -- EPIC PIRATE AU
Colors: Daffodil 11 (go exploring), yellow 13 (yellow jack), blue 15 (deep blue sea).
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, eraser, canvas (the first), frame (the last two), acrylic (this picture), stain (So many worlds, so much to do//So little done, such things to be -- Tennyson), feathers (this picture), beading wire (this picture), yarn (this picture), pastels (memories).
Word Count: 300.
Rating: PG.
Summary: Three people watch the ships.
Warnings: none
Notes: Another of my tense-changing miniature collections.

On the Dock )
bookblather: A picture of Tricia Helfer in a white shirt, smiling, with her chin in her hand. (in the heart: gina)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Smile Full of Sin
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Daffodil 15 (new beginnings), yellow 12 (yellow fever), red 9 (marlboro red).
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, feathers (this picture), chalk (model behavior), glue (It appears that you're ready to take a risk to get something you want.), reimaging (Stalking).
Word Count: 100.
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Gina meets Vanessa.
Warnings: none
Notes: I knew something like this would happen with the chalk.

Smile Full of Sin )
bookblather: Annalise Basso looking to the left of the camera, with long red hair and a blue shirt. (in the heart: young ivy)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Inevitable
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Daffodil 10 (fresh grass), yellow 11 (yellow journalism), tractor red 13 (clothes on the line) with Nikki's paint-by-numbers (Gail asks Ivy why her clothes have so many grass stains.)
Supplies and Materials: Canvas (Ivy is about seven), brush (rash), chalk (riding into the sunset).
Word Count: 120.
Rating: G.
Summary: So much for family picture day.
Warnings: none
Notes: I've done this too.

Inevitable )
bookblather: Sarah Porchetta in a pink sweater, smiling at the camera. (In the heart : joy : sarah porchetta)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Datebook
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Yellow 6 (big yellow taxi), red 6 (red letter day), daffodil 3 (spring forward)
Supplies and Materials: Illustration, eraser, collage (Nikki's Second Genesis), mosaic (Second Genesis and Doctor Who), brush (incunabulum: a work of art or of industry of an early period), seed beads, glitter (What is your dream job?), fingerpainting.
Word Count: n/a.
Rating: G.
Summary: Joy's datebook, in a universe where she really is a Time Lord.
Warnings: none
Notes: Shame? What's that?

Datebook )
bookblather: Rachel Hurd-Wood smiling at the camera (In the Heart: adult Summer)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Dear Prudence
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Yellow 2 (yellow submarine), daffodil 13 (warm breezes).
Supplies and Materials: Frame, miniature collection, feathers (this picture), modeling clay (exile), glitter (warm).
Word Count: 600.
Rating: PG.
Summary: Summer and the Beatles.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Not sure if this would count as mixed media.. another modly opinion, please?

Dear Prudence )
bookblather: Lucy Hale looking back over her shoulder with a smile. (in the heart: Ahava: Lucy Hale)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Date Night
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Red 3 (red lipstick), yellow 10 (yellow card), fuzzy wuzzy 7 (brushing hair) with shadowsong's paint-by-numbers (helping her get ready for a night out).
Supplies and Materials: Canvas, seed beads, modeling clay (choice), watercolors ("Everything that's cute is better"), pastels (waiting).
Word Count: 1190.
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Ahava gets ready for a date. Duncan helps.
Warnings: one sexist slur, oblique discussion of sexual assault. Also teenagers being teenagers and possibly mention of underage sexual activity.
Notes: Writing people as close as these two is nice, sometimes.

Date Night )
bookblather: Ayelet Zurer looking camera right with a sad smile on her face in black and white. (in the heart : arelie koch : ayelet zure)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Our Miracle
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Yellow 8 (yellowed paper).
Supplies and Materials: Canvas, reimaging (found poetry of Dear Arelie), seed beads, miniature, modeling clay (choice), pastels (love letters).
Word Count: 58.
Rating: G.
Summary: Arelie reads her letter.
Warnings: none
Notes: Found poetry, woohoo!

Our Miracle )
bookblather: Bindu Madhavi in a blue shirt, smiling off-camera. (in the heart : maya : bindu madhavi)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: choice
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Red 1 (blood red), yellow 9 (yellowjackets), blue 12 (blue law).
Supplies and Materials: Canvas, brush (demarcate), stain (“We hold these truths to be sacred and undeniable; that all men are created equal and independent, that from that equal creation they derive rights inherent and inalienable, among which are the preservation of life, and liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” - Thomas Jefferson), modeling clay (choice), yarn (this picture), seed beads (Maya and Joy).
Word Count: 146.
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Maya knows what she's doing.
Warnings: detailed discussion of abortion and anti-choice protesters.
Notes: This flatly refused to be prose.

choice )
bookblather: Zooey Deschanel lying on a bed, staring at the camera. (in the heart : kayleigh : zooey deschane)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Need
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Blue 11 (the moon is blue), red 12 (red cross), yellow 4 (yellow tape).
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, seed beads (Kayleigh and Paige), frame, chalk (painful loss), brush (sylph), acrylic (time to draw breath), stain (“Curses are like young chickens, they always come home to roost.” - Robert Southey), fabric (this image again), modeling clay (cuddle), feathers (your character is trapped), yarn (this picture), beading wire (this picture). Phew.
Word Count: 1300
Rating: PG
Summary: Kayleigh and her mother.
Warnings: Death in a car crash, some survivor's guilt.
Notes: The supplies just sort of came together for this one.

Need )
bookblather: Kaylee fangirling: text is fangirl. (fangirl)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Building Up
Story: Iron Plum Blossom
Colors: Yellow 14 (canary yellow), red 8 (red delicious).
Supplies and Materials: Reimaging (of Don't Let Them Pull You Down), miniature collection, collage, brush (instauration), oils (fire and ice), pastels (diplomacy).
Word Count: 900
Rating: PG
Summary: Eithne in Dalraida.
Warnings: Violence.
Notes: I have owed Isana this story for an embarrassingly long time. SORRY BB.

Building Up )
bookblather: A picture of Neko Case in a green sweater. (in the heart: ivy)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: In Response to Tennyson
Story: In The Heart, sorta
Colors: Blue 9 (blue plate special), yellow 7 (yellow light).
Supplies and Materials: Stain (Man is the hunter; woman is his game. The sleek and shining creatures of the chase, we hunt them for the beauty of their skins; they love us for it, and we ride them down. -- Tennyson, The Princess), chalk (offerings being thrown into the sea), pastels (truth).
Word Count: 184
Rating: PG.
Summary: For my female characters, and for every woman.
Warnings: none.
Notes: The prompts are a little obscure, but I can and will explain them if you want me to.

In Response to Tennyson )
bookblather: Emily Deschanel with long earrings smiling at the camera. (in the heart : paige : emily deschanel)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Wonder
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Blue 7 (blue blood), yellow 5 (yellow bellied).
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, acrylic (danger zone), oils (everything changed, yet nothing did), frame (the last one).
Word Count: 300
Rating: PG.
Summary: Three views of a divorce.
Warnings: Adultery.
Notes: I just found out about Kayleigh today. YOU COULD HAVE TOLD ME SOONER, ZACK.

Wonder )
bookblather: A picture of Neko Case in a green sweater. (in the heart: ivy)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Dangling Participles
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Blue 6 (once in a blue moon), lust 19 (kama sutra).
Supplies and Materials: Stickers (15 most common grammar mistakes).
Word Count: 115
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Good grammar is the difference between writing a Western and writing porn.
Warnings: None.
Notes: I saw the stickers and couldn't resist. And yes, I have edited sentences like this.

Dangling Participles )
bookblather: Ayelet Zurer looking camera right with a sad smile on her face in black and white. (in the heart : arelie koch : ayelet zure)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Wicked Girls
Story: In The Heart
Colors: Blue 5 (true blue), yellow 1 (and they were all yellow).
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, seed beads, canvas (Arelie and Fatimah's bits), frame (Paige's bit), eraser (Amanda and Lauren are dead in canon), oils (it only hurts when I breathe), fabric (this picture), modeling clay (forgotten), pastels (last words).
Word Count: 1600, minus song titles
Rating: PG-13.
Summary: Their stories are not done.
Warnings: mentions of racism, sexism, heterocentrism, and the death of parents from the child's point of view.
Notes: A series on some of my minor female characters, in honor of International Women's Day. Based off Seanan McGuire's marvelous CD "Wicked Girls."
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Wicked Girls )

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