shadowsong26: (lonura)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Heart Song
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Provence Lavender #15. Morning song, Moonlight #2. Half-asleep
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Lillith Faire Village Stage; Shoujo-ai), photography, acrylic, glue ("Nevertheless, you are so energized that your emotions will be apparent to others...Rumi wrote, “With life as short as a half-taken breath, don’t plant anything but love.”")
Word Count: 143
Rating: PG
Characters: Lonura
Warnings: Nope
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Breath of Autumn
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Moonlight #5. Drift, Provence Lavender #10. Vineyard
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Red Carpet Day 5), photography, eraser (urban fantasy au), oils, glue ("There is a haunting familiarity to the landscape, whether or not you are eager to start the next chapter of your story. You can't tell if you have been here before or if it is only a place that you visited in your dreams. Pay careful attention to all the details, for signs appear everywhere pointing to your future. Mary Oliver wrote, "Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable."")
Word Count: 185
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Isshiri, Telri
Warnings: Implications of kidnapping/imprisoning someone; weirdness with time/perception, due to being taken Underhill; implied dubcon due to fairy glamour/somewhat unsettling fae/human romantic dynamic. Fairies are kind of creepy when they fall in love with humans. If I missed anything I should have warned for, please let me know.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (lux)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: light
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Paprika #13. You ain't fooling nobody but yourself., Kingfisher Blue #12. 不做虧心事, 半夜不怕鬼敲門: he who never wrongs others is not afraid of ghosts knocking in the night (a quiet conscience sleeps in thunder), Moonlight #9. Ember
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Red Carpet, Day 4; shoujo-ai), pointillism, photography, miniature collection, charcoal (at this point in the story), glitter, glue ("Emotionally connecting with your friends enables you to stay in touch with your own feelings, too. But don't expect any lingering confusion about your relationships to disappear overnight. In fact, your uncertainty about the future may actually deepen now. ")
Word Count: 382
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Lux, Mariko
Warnings: References to the fire, angelic POV
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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bookblather: A picture of Pink in a pink shirt and black beret. (in the heart: danny)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Before the Storm
Story: In the Heart - Secrets AU
Colors: Rain cloud 1 (Bad news), warm light 15 (Our innocence is all the worse for fears)
Supplies and Materials: Seed beads (Amelia Sierbenski), eraser (Secrets AU), graffiti (Out Like a Lamb), tapestry (Warm Light/seed beads), glue (You don't want to take anyone's word for anything today. You must verify the facts and see the evidence with your own eyes.)
Word Count: 167
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Amelia waits.
Warnings: none.
Notes: This takes place just after Secrets, in which Amelia Sierbenski finds out that her husband had a family before her.

Before the Storm )
shadowsong26: (gabriel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Desperate Times
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Paprika #11. That's all in the past, legends built to last, but she's got something new., Metallic Gold #1. ally, Kingfisher Blue #2. 一朝被蛇咬,十年怕草繩: bitten by a snake one morning, fear the rope for ten years (once bitten, twice shy)
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (In Like a Lion), acrylic, modeling clay (risk), chalk (Lithium Ion Batteries Turn into Skin-Searing Firebombs), yarn, glue ("Nothing is out of your reach today as long as you channel your emotional intensity toward a specific purpose. Left to run amok, the swell of energy from the unrelenting Scorpio Moon in your 1st House of Self could overpower your other senses and leave you in a state of overload. But the good news is that with effort you can reach a depth of understanding that puts you in control of your personal power, harnessing an ability to temper unyielding conviction with spiritual attunement. Theodore Roosevelt said, "With self-discipline most anything is possible."")
Word Count: 1051
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Laura Sanchez, Gabriel
Warnings: References to war and abduction and the memory wipes.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This picks up immediately after the end of this piece. Just under the wire, whee!


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bookblather: George Clooney in a suit and sunglasses, looking at the camera. (Christopher Hennessy : George Clooney)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Past Time
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Rain cloud 2 (Cancelled)
Supplies and Materials: Canvas (Jack is fourteen), modeling clay (risk), glue (Be a warrior, not a worrier.), graffiti (In like a Lion), novelty beads (go into overdrive)
Word Count: 682
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Jack comes home drunk.
Warnings: mention of underage drinking and sex.
Notes: Jack is fourteen and not yet diagnosed. I think I posted half of this on my journal.

Past Time )
shadowsong26: (kesshare)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Arrangement
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Crimson #6. You repeat this order, or I'll find somebody who will!, Paprika #1. If you wanna be my lover.
Supplies and Materials: photography, acrylic, yarn, glue ("You're no stranger to emotional intensity, even if you choose to keep it under wraps.")
Word Count: 249
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Kesshare, Ineku
Warnings: Some discussion of sex.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Crimson!


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bookblather: Teryl Rothery looking camera left with a raised eyebrow (in the heart : gail : teryl rothery)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Fun
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Color Party 7 (Malachite), Blackstar 8 (Cold cold nights under chrome and glass Led me down river of perfumed limbs → Bring Me the Disco King (Reality)), David Bowie 14 (You're face to face / With The Man Who Sold The World → The Man Who Sold The World (The Man Who Sold the World))
Supplies and Materials: Canvas, acrylic (second thoughts), glue (Knowing where you stand in a relationship can be tricky now.)
Word Count: 155
Rating: PG-13
Summary: What attracted Gail to Brad anyway?
Warnings: none.
Notes: Last David Bowie...

Fun )
bookblather: Enver Gjokaj in black and white smiling camera left. (in the heart : felipe : enver gjokaj)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Boy Loves Girl
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Color party 19 (Ibis), rain cloud 7 (No hot water)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, seed beads, beading wire (sun and clouds and water), glue (Fortunate Jupiter in your 12th House of Destiny feels the sweet vibes from flirtatious Venus, favoring a romantic or financial situation.)
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Summary: Carlos and Avery on a date.
Warnings: none.
Notes: none.

Boy Loves Girl )
bookblather: Enver Gjokaj in black and white smiling camera left. (in the heart : felipe : enver gjokaj)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Boy Meets Girl
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Color party 5 (Pavo), Blackstar 7 (If you should fall Into my arms And tremble like a flower → Let's Dance (Let's Dance))
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, oils (electrified), acrylic (auriferous), glue (A desert of emotional dryness can magically transform into a fertile meadow of comfort and fulfillment today.), seed beads, novelty beads ("Boom Clap," Charlie XCX)
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Summary: Carlos meets Avery.
Warnings: none.
Notes: hahahahaa I have two days to finish color party WISH ME LUCK. Also, Carlos is Felipe's little brother, and this arc is informally titled "Why Felipe Knows So Much About Kids."

Boy Meets Girl )
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. )
shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: tree
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Plant Party #41. Ficus sycomorus, Paprika #12. I'll be waiting, everlasting, like the sun.
Supplies and Materials: photography, fingerpainting (weird second-person thing?), graffiti (Trick or Treat), brush (gravid), yarn, glitter, glue ("However, you want to remain connected with the more profound issues that touch your heart now...Living in two worlds keeps you whole."))
Word Count: 327
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Simon
Warnings: References to memory loss and past sex.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Plant Party!


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bookblather: Lucy Hale looking back over her shoulder with a smile. (in the heart: Ahava: Lucy Hale)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Bronze
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Olympic gold 5 (bronze), Blackstar 14 (Run for the shadows in these golden years → Golden Years (Station to Station))
Supplies and Materials: Seed beads (Leila Ralston), acrylic (slog), oils (it's getting worse), glue (Relationship issues are front and center in your life now. If there is someone special in your world, the Sun's opposition to wounded Chiron in your 7th House of Partners encourages you to refresh the connection and mend any troublesome dynamics.)
Word Count: 150
Rating: G
Summary: Leila's not unhappy.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Don't mind me, just finishing up Olympic Gold.

Bronze )
shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Phoenix
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Fluorite #7. Aflame/Charred to nothing, Liver #16. lungs, Paprika #9. This child has fallen from grace.
Supplies and Materials: mosaic (with Star Wars), mural, graffiti (Hollywood Blockbuster), eraser, brush (implacable), acrylic, yarn, glitter, glue ("Relationship issues are front and center in your life now...taking the initiative works wonders")
Word Count: 30,833
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Isshiri, Mel, Arin, Sixth Youngest WitchskipSeelia, Sixth Eldest Witch, Taz, Kes, Dallu, Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, R2D2
Warnings: Some body horror, slavery, impending genocide, some mostly oblique references to previous genocide, other violence. If I missed any, please let me know.
Notes: JUST UNDER THE WIRE, HA. ::cough:: Anyway. Uh. Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This is set about halfway between Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi; and shortly before Isshiri and Mel escape Feredar. Also note that there are a couple brief references to the Clone Wars TV series (the good one, with Ahsoka) and the Dark Disciple novel, so if you haven't seen/read, they might be spoilery and/or confusing. Last Fluorite, last Liver!
Also, the first person to correctly guess the identity of the Super Sekrit Special Guest/Helpful Peanut Gallery wins virtual cookies and/or a prize of some kind.



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bookblather: A picture of Regina Spektor with her face half in shadow. (in the heart: olivia)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Baby Blues
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Olympic gold 1 (medal), color party 29 (Watchet)
Supplies and Materials: Illustration, novelty beads (sleeping on books), graffiti (Closing Ceremonies), frame, brush (sagacious), glue (Finding the right balance between unbridled hope and unexpected disillusionment makes for a complex and powerfully intense transition)
Word Count: roughly 150
Rating: PG-13 for language
Summary: Olivia and Gina exchange texts.
Warnings: none
Notes: Dedicated to all new moms everywhere.

Baby Blues )
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[personal profile] blossomdreams
Name: Blossom
Story: Fixed Dreams
Colors: Crimson 17 (God help you if you're wrong.)
Supplies and Styles: acrylic, oils, glue, graffiti (Lilith Faire Second Stage: Follow Your Arrow, Kacey Musgraves)
Title: Making all the Wrong Moves
Word Count: 436
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Tsukino did every right, but she was still wrong. She finally started to live when she did everything wrong.
Notes: I'm slowly getting back into the writing groove. Have a story about Tsukino! I know it's been awhile and I missed her. Enjoy!

Doing things my way... )
bookblather: Natalie Dormer looking smugly off-camera. (Miranda Hennessy: Natalie Dormer)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Never Makes Sense
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: First Light 9 (Armlet), color party 4 (Phlox), Olympic gold 4 (silver)
Supplies and Materials: Graffiti (Lilith Faire Main Stage: All This and Heaven Too, Florence and the Machine), glue (There's a palpable uneasiness in the air; your heart is open and ready to reveal its truth but you just don't know how to put your feelings into words.), stain (Beware of no man more than yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us. - G. K. Chesterton), acrylic (youth), canvas, novelty beads (this picture)
Word Count: 487
Rating: G
Summary: Miranda contemplates, and maybe envies, her siblings.
Warnings: none
Notes:

Never Makes Sense )
shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Leave
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Plant Party #35. Dragonfruit cactus
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Halftime: Lillith Faire Second Stage), photography, frame, seed beads, novelty beads ("The Story of Us," Taylor Swift), glue ("If you are patient with yourself, you might just discover that your behavior is expressing everything you wanted to say. Sometimes actions really do speak louder than words.")
Word Count: 159
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Telri
Warnings: References to blood-magic and stigma against blood mages.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (landelye)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Problem
'Verse: Untitled Intrigues Story
Colors: Plant Party #32. Hoya serpens, Olympic Gold #1. medal
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Halftime: Lillith Faire Main Stage), photography, oils, yarn, beading wire, glue ("There's a palpable uneasiness in the air; your heart is open and ready to reveal its truth but you just don't know how to put your feelings into words. It might be frustrating at first because you want others to see the real you rather than how you outwardly appear. Instead of spiraling into uncertainty, continue to explore your emotions as they deepen and change.")
Word Count: 192
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Landelye
Warnings: Succession dispute, discussion of sex for politics.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. I will post the next actual chapter of this at some point, I swear...


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bookblather: Sarah Porchetta in a pink sweater, smiling at the camera. (In the heart : joy : sarah porchetta)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Deserts
Story: In the Heart
Colors: David Bowie 13 (Breaking up is hard, but keeping dark is hateful→ Time (Aladdin Sane))
Supplies and Materials: Graffiti (Lilith Faire Second Stage: Three Wishes, The Pierces), seed beads (Lindy), glue (Unfortunately, digging in your heels is not the answer; letting go of control is a must.), oils (expectations)
Word Count: 196
Rating: PG
Summary: Lindy, on breaking up with Joy.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Lindy is one of Joy's ex-girlfriends. Er, obviously.

Deserts )

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