bookblather: Matt Bomer in an open grey shirt against a landscape. (Jackson Hennessy : Matt Bomer)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Dawn
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Paris green 9 (City Island) with shadowsong's paint by numbers (It's quiet and foggy before dawn in cities by the water.)
Supplies and Materials: Graffiti (Short films), novelty beads (this gif), acrylic (shimmer), feathers (First woman to swim the English Channel: Gertrude Ederle of New York, completing the swim in just under 15 hours, beating the men's record by almost two hours.), fabric (water at dawn)
Word Count: 622
Rating: G
Summary: Jack and Felix go for a dawn swim. Felix is less than pleased.
Warnings: none.
Notes: I am running late for work but this had to be written.

Dawn )
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: On Wasted Fields
Story: In the Heart - Straight AU
Colors: Warm light 4 (Somehow these pieces must bring back the man you were), silver screen 1 (Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.), paris green 15 (City Garden) with shadowsong's paint-by-numbers (Children at the park.)
Supplies and Materials: Tapestry (warm light/seed beads), seed beads, miniature collection, novelty beads (spit), eraser
Word Count: 400
Rating: PG
Summary: The McKean children and their father's grave.
Warnings: Mentioned domestic and child abuse.
Notes: This is an AU where Gina is straight, and these are her children.

On Wasted Fields )
shipwreck_light: Portrait of Zephyr by DoroDraws. (Zephyr)
[personal profile] shipwreck_light
Author: SWL
Story: Jealous of Roses
Index: Click Here.
Colors: Angel Cake #8- Faithful
Styles and Materials: So, that PbN took me five years but here we are.
Word Count: 2,000ish
Summary: #CabalCreators2017 fic. Following up from this post with permission, Zephyr tries to talk to Siebenkäs about Merrick.
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: There are a lot of hitmen in Roseverse, which is still in a state of revision upheaval.
The following are always welcome: comments, constructive criticism, cake.


Out Of Joint )
balsamandash: Prudence (Across the Universe) biting her thumb and looking off to the side (* hide away)
[personal profile] balsamandash
Name: August
Story: Don't Be Afraid of a Little Bit of Progress
Colors: Darling Grey #3, "I haven't found a single way to keep it"; True Blue #14, "Sharing"; Aurora #16, "Foreday" with SWL's paint-by-numbers (Surprise me!: Lesbians).
Supplies and Styles: Glue ("You're eager to explore new ways to break up the routine of your daily life and free yourself from old patterns. ...the unfulfilled potential for positive change fills the air and encourages you to take a chance and reinvent yourself.")
Word Count: 757
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: Consensual relationship briefly mentioned as starting with the initiating party is underage (17 and 19), and also between two people who are, by mutual agreement, keeping a lot of things from each other, because of dangerous circumstances around them.
Notes: I wrote someone throw me a parade it only took a year and a half. This was written super stream of consciousness well after I should have been asleep, and I'm not rereading it or else I'll never post it, so I'm hoping this makes sense? Meet one half of the sisters that are central to the main story, although it's not actually the one who's a main character.
Also, I need a tag for Darling Grey.

In which May reflects while Tabby sleeps. )
bookblather: Alexis Bledel in red sundress smiling at the camera. (in the heart : clara : alexis bledel)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Follow Your Arrow
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Color party 35 (Albicant), azul 24 (Against one's own nature) with shipwreck_light's paint-by-numbers (Clara takes "quit it" as a challenge.)
Supplies and Materials: Canvas, yarn (a rocket blasting off), acrylic (urgent), watercolors (That Is So Him, Dude!), oils (a wrestling match)
Word Count: 1014
Rating: PG-13 for language
Summary: Clara and two conversations about her career.
Warnings: parental death, death from cancer
Notes: LAST AZUL HAHAHAHAHA. Anyone wanna give me a new PBN?

Follow Your Arrow )
bookblather: Bindu Madhavi in a blue shirt, smiling off-camera. (in the heart : maya : bindu madhavi)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Courage
Story: In the Heart
Colors: David Bowie 8 (Sometimes I fear that the whole world is queer Sometimes but always in vain → Buddha of Suburbia (Buddha of Suburbia)), Olympic gold 11 (village), azul 16 (Courage) with shipwrecklight's paint-by-numbers (Maya makes a new friend after she moves out of Joy's house.)
Supplies and Materials: Seed beads (Maya and Zoe), chalk (like flirt ghost), glitter (O, weary hearts! O, slumbering eyes!/O, drooping souls, whose destinies/Are fraught with fear and pain,/Ye shall be loved again!), novelty beads (“It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” ― Marlene Dietrich)
Word Count: 4000
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Zoe makes a friend.
Warnings: Internalized ableism, mentions of self-harm and suicide, skipdepicition of a schizophrenic episode
Notes: I did a lot of research on Zoe's illness. If I fucked it up, please tell me right away. I will correct myself and apologize profusely.

Courage )
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[personal profile] dark_kana
Name: Kana
Title: Going out for dinner
Story: Circle never ends
Characters: Nick, Freya
Colors: Seafoam 2 Menu
Supplies and Styles: PbN (So many choices)
Word count: 213
Rating: PG
Summary: Freya taking Nick out for dinner
Notes: Constructive criticism is, as always, welcome


Read more... )
shipwreck_light: Portrait of Zephyr by DoroDraws. (Zephyr)
[personal profile] shipwreck_light
Author: SWL
Story: Jealous of Roses, Arc 6- Scars of Old Romances
Index: Click Here.
Colors: Antique Brass #14- I guess we can't even pretend to be normal, huh? Paint by Numbers brought to you by [personal profile] bookblather (Parent-teacher conferences; Zephyr & Pip).
Styles and Materials: See above.
Word Count: 2,250ish
Summary: Exactly what it says on the tin.
Rating: PG
Warnings: People being assholes.
The following are always welcome: comments, constructive criticism, collaboration inquiries, cake.


Walk And Chew Gum )
bookblather: George Clooney in a suit and sunglasses, looking at the camera. (Christopher Hennessy : George Clooney)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Perseverance
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: First light 18 (Ironheart), midnight 3 (Ferrous), lapis lazuli 7 (persevere) with paint by numbers (The Hennessys never give up.)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, brush (morass), acrylics (envy), stain (“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.” - Calvin Coolidge), fabric (luck), novelty beads (don't let go)
Word Count: 500
Rating: PG-13
Summary: The Hennessys never give up.
Warnings: racism, abuse.
Notes: Ha, finished two colors at once. Come to me, David Bowie colors...

Perseverance )
bookblather: A closeup of Daniel Vettori in glasses and a baseball hat (in the heart: aaron)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Five Times Gail Had Aaron's Back (And Once He Had Hers)
Story: In the Heart - Various AUs
Colors: Color party 2 (Aureolin), first light 2 (Balm), azul 6 (Against all odds) with SWL's paint-by-numbers (Gail and Aaron v. the world, together, step before mom or not!)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, eraser (AUs labeled in story), oils (family by choice), pastels (Alternate Universe), glitter (Seeing the Body, Rachel Eliza Griffiths)
Word Count: 600
Rating: PG-13
Summary: What it says on the tin.
Warnings: Just general/implied ones for the apocalyptic and sociopathic AUs.
Notes: None.

Five Times Gail Had Aaron's Back (And Once He Had Hers) )
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[personal profile] dark_kana
Name: Kana
Title: Waiting for you
Story: Circle never ends AU
Characters: Freya, Nick, Cathy, Alice, Tom
Colors: Seafoam 5 icon (sometimes you get a feeling someone is there)
Supplies and Styles: Eraser, Paint by numbers
Word count: 3023
Rating: PG13
Warnings: Mentions of death and war.
Summary: Freya waits for Nick to come home.
Notes: Constructive criticism is, as always, welcome


Read more... )

Avocado

Jan. 23rd, 2016 01:21 am
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[personal profile] rootsofthestories
Name: Sebastian
Story: This City's Got Grace
Colors: Avocado:
13) This city desert makes you feel so cold / It's got so many people but it's got no soul
/ And it's taken you so long to find out you were wrong / When you thought it held everything- Gerry Rafferty: Baker Street
Supplies and Styles: seed beads, paint-by-numbers,
Word Count: ~650
Warnings: None
Summary: She's not ready to go home.
Notes: New girls from Cityverse! I've ben meaning to write about the club kids but kind of forget they are a thing sometimes. The initial setup of this universe is very different than what it is now and honestly, there are so many people populating it that I forget who belongs here sometimes.

Read more... )
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: Love and Marriage
Story: In the Heart - Regency AU
Colors: Azul 17 (Commitment) with SWL's paint-by-numbers (We can't get married, but that only makes our love stronger.)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser (Regency AU)
Word Count: 1078
Rating: PG
Summary: Love and marriage aren't the same thing at all.
Warnings: none.
Notes: For the record, this is set in the Year Without a Summer. It's nifty, look it up.

Love and Marriage )
bookblather: (in the heart : joanna : hijab)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Whatever Works
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Midnight 17 (Roil), lapis lazuli 20 (jerk) with paint-by-numbers (It was her pleasure to handle this situation.)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, graffiti (Lilith Faire Main Stage: U + Ur Hand, P!nk), modeling clay (What are you just SO DONE with today?), seed beads
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Nadia just wants to feel good.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Nadia is Joanna's little sister.

Whatever Works )
bookblather: Rachel Hurd-Wood smiling at the camera (In the Heart: adult Summer)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Party Time
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Lapis lazuli 11 (encroach) with paint-by-numbers (Summer thinks you're too close, okay?)
Supplies and Materials: Frame (Summer's in med school), graffiti (Lilith Faire Village Stage: 22, Taylor Swift)
Word Count: 120
Rating: PG
Summary: Summer in a club.
Warnings: violence.
Notes: Summer has several friends I haven't mentioned. Here's one!

Party Time )
bookblather: Matt Bomer in an open grey shirt against a landscape. (Jackson Hennessy : Matt Bomer)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Cancel All Our Vows
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Midnight 4 (Abolish), lapis lazuli 15 (aloof) with paint-by-numbers (Jack doesn't understand why)
Supplies and Materials: Graffiti (Lilith Faire Main Stage: Loosen the Knot, Lissie), chalk (how to tell if a volcano is active, dormant, or extinct), glitter (As If I Am Someone Else, Douglas Piccinnini), miniature
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Vera leaves Jack.
Warnings: none.
Notes: The poem Jack and Vera briefly quote is Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part by Michael Drayton. The title also comes from there.

Cancel All Our Vows )
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: Magic
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Lapis lazuli 2 (cavort) with paint-by-numbers (Gina and Ivy in a park.)
Supplies and Materials: Graffiti (Lilith Faire Second Stage: Magic, Colbie Caillat), miniature, frame, stain (Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature. - Tom Robbins)
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Spring.
Warnings: sexism.
Notes: Brush your teeth before and after reading.

Magic )
[personal profile] greenling
Name: Greenling
Story: All Great Things
Colors: Rose #6 (Life is a rose; beware of the thorns.), Sherry #8 (I'm ceded -- I've stopped being Their's --), Blue Opal #15 (Like the last time I saw them)
Supplies and Styles: Graffiti (Lilith Fair Day 2 Second Stage), Paint by Number (Several years after a bad breakup, two characters meet again.), Novelty Beads (Image), Glitter, Charcoal
Word Count: 301
Rating: R
Warnings: Mentions of graphic violence and death, implications of mental illness.
Summary: Diana met someone she knew in Philadelphia. A minor interstitial scene occurring around the middle of Part 2.

Comments, criticism, and questions are all appreciated.

Rose sat in a bright fog, surrounded by figures of light. )
bookblather: A picture of Pink in a pink shirt and black beret. (in the heart: danny)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Freedom
Story: In the Heart - IN SPAAAACE AU
Colors: Lapis lazuli 10 (disabuse) with paint-by-numbers (Danny knows this person is wrong about the navy.)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser (IN SPAAAACE AU), miniature, yarn (this picture), graffiti (Lilith Faire Second Stage: Wonders Never Cease, Morcheeba
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Danny on the Navy.
Warnings: none.
Notes: none.

Freedom )
bookblather: Sarah Porchetta in a pink sweater, smiling at the camera. (In the heart : joy : sarah porchetta)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Easy to Love
Story: In the Heart - Poly AU
Colors: Lapis lazuli 12 (gravity) with paint-by-numbers (Joy was the center of things.)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser (poly AU), miniature, graffiti (Lilith Faire Village Stage: Better than Sunday, Ladyhawke), novelty beads (heart full of rainbows)
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: She's so easy to love.
Warnings: none.
Notes: I'm aware Joy is a Mary Sue. I don't care.

Easy to Love )

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