bookblather: A picture of Neko Case in a green sweater. (in the heart: ivy)
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Author: Kat
Title: Reaper
Story: In the Heart - Hunger Games AU
Colors: Olympic gold 6 (games), Blackstar 1 (Well, you're dead, you just ain't buried yet → Under the God (Tin Machine)), color party 39 (Ferruginous)
Supplies and Materials: Graffiti (Summer Blockbuster), portrait, eraser (Hunger Games AU), brush (hare), oils (it's getting worse), stickers (Only half the passengers and crew who reached America on the Mayflower in November 1620 survived until the following spring.), charcoal (some of the POVs), seed beads (some of the POVs), glitter (Self-Portrait in Charleston, Orlando, Dean Rader), novelty beads ("There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man."), mosaic, fingerpainting (I do not often write overt violence, as may be obvious)
Word Count: 8982
Rating: R
Summary: The Games.
Warnings: Oh God, so many. Suicidal intent and actions, murder (SO MUCH MURDER), violence, blood, teenagers murdering each other, drowning, stabbing, etc. Basically, if you've read or seen the Hunger Games, it's that. Oh, and teenagers having sex (implied).
Notes: I FINALLY GOT THIS DONE. HA.

Reaper )
bookblather: George Clooney in a suit and sunglasses, looking at the camera. (Christopher Hennessy : George Clooney)
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Author: Kat
Title: Strange
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Spring green 5 (this world can't be saved, only discovered), clean again 8 (Beautiful Lengths), azul 14 (Test of Time) with shipwreck_light's paint-by-numbers (Baby Smokey grows up. He knows he's special, but... )
Supplies and Materials: canvas (Smokey is considerably older than the Hennessy siblings), watercolors (Vulnerability), stain ("A shy man no doubt dreads the notice of strangers, but can hardly be said to be afraid of them. He may be as bold as a hero in battle, and yet have no self-confidence about trifles in the presence of strangers." - Charles Darwin), stickers (Marc Bolan called his son Rolan Bolan.), glitter (This Is My Call for Apologies, Amy Lingafelter: No jobs like that,/struggling to be all day out of the way./No hot air./Nothing in the way.)
Word Count: 897
Rating: PG
Summary: The trouble with being strange is.
Warnings: none
Notes: This may not actually be coherent. Also, you may remember Smokey as the baby Tommy Hennessy may or may not have fathered in canon just before he died.

Strange )
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Name: shadowsong26
Story: The All-Seeing Queen
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Canary Yellow, French Grey #26. You call that love, Mr. Carruthers, but I should call it selfishness.
Supplies and Materials: photography, miniature collection, saturation, eraser (Evil Kira AU), brush (rhadamanthine), stain, stickers (Moondust smells like gunpowder.), fabric, charcoal (in this AU), novelty beads (stop it before it starts), yarn, glue ("It's time to take your work to the next level, no matter how much you have already accomplished. Unfortunately, you can't just wish your way up the ladder of success. You must be persistent while demonstrating your competence. But if you do encounter an insurmountable problem, just view it as a sign that you must make a fundamental change to your current strategy before proceeding further. It's much more effective to have your ducks in a row prior to attempting to manifest your dreams.")
Word Count: 1000
Rating: R
Characters: Kirana
Warnings: One direct familial murder, one indirect but explicit, one heavily implied, plus several other discussed wars/murders/assassinations, obliquely referenced genocide, discussed potential fratricide unrelated to the other three familial murders. That should be everything. If I missed anything, please let me know.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Evil Kira does not mess around. There is a reason I usually don't let her out of her temple.


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bookblather: A picture of Neko Case in a green sweater. (in the heart: ivy)
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Author: Kat
Title: Just Before the Battle
Story: In the Heart -- ??? AU
Colors: Lapis lazuli 14 (placid) with Tom's paint-by-numbers (It was surprising how she could be in the face of utter doom.)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser (post-apocalyptic AU? war AU? idek, not canon), stickers (Wars kill more civilians than soldiers: in a war the safest place to be is usually in the army.), modeling clay (Your / your protagonist's country is at war. The town your scene will be set in is about to be invaded by the attacking army. Write a story about how your characters prepare emotionally and practically to survive... or fight back.).
Word Count: 381
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Some people cope with humor.
Warnings: mention of explosions, immediately pre-battle, joking/serious discussion of death.
Notes: Needed a few extra words for today's word count and the prompts inspired me.

Just Before the Battle )
bookblather: Rachel Hurd-Wood smiling at the camera (In the Heart: adult Summer)
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Author: Kat
Title: Rhymes With I Love You
Story: In the Heart - Spartacus AU
Colors: Rose pink 2 (let me help)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser (Spartacus AU), miniature collection, stickers (The CIA estimates that there are more than 1 million slaves in the US today.), pastels (Free), sculpture (you may recall this story), novelty beads (this picture)
Word Count: 606
Rating: R
Summary: A love story in moments.
Warnings: Slavery, mentions of rape and death in childbirth, blink-and-miss-it mention of forced abortion, also skip
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Notes: This is a brutal AU, guys; please read with care.

Read more... )
bookblather: A picture of Regina Spektor with her face half in shadow. (in the heart: olivia)
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Author: Kat
Title: Winter
Story: In the Heart
Colors: White 4 (the white album), Hills of Iowa 4 (It wasn't worth the pain my death would cost so I was not lost or found.)
Supplies and Materials: Canvas, miniature collection, fabric (this), stickers (A turtle headache is something you get when you wake up in the morning but want to go back to sleep, so you pull the duvet over your head. It's caused by a build-up of carbon dioxide and an inadequate supply of oxygen.), pastels (this challenge, overly bundled up for the weather), bichromatic.
Word Count: 300
Rating: PG
Warnings: hints of suicidal ideation.
Notes: none.

Winter )
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Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Takedown
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Alice Blue #25. at the time it all seemed quite natural, Cinnabar #15. Mortar and Pestle, French Grey #25. We can’t command our love, but we can our actions.
Supplies and Materials: photography, eraser (Gay Isshiri AU), stickers (In the 1500s Henry VIII lost to the King of France in a wrestling match.), glitter ("Sometimes you just have to try, even though you know it won't work." – Junot Diaz)
Word Count: 362
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mel
Warnings: War/violence, references to slavery and torture
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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bookblather: Lucy Hale looking back over her shoulder with a smile. (in the heart: Ahava: Lucy Hale)
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Author: Kat
Title: Noise
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Ibiza blue 10 (Jens Gad- Ponte de Este https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEeehJn9pCg)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, glitter (ordinary), yarn (this image), stickers (It is illegal to flag down a taxi in London if you have the plague.)
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Summary: The city and the noise.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Sort of the flip side of this. Last Ibiza blue.

Noise )
bookblather: Matt Bomer in an open grey shirt against a landscape. (Jackson Hennessy : Matt Bomer)
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Author: Kat
Title: Confession
Story: Shine Like It Does - 'Fess Up AU
Colors: Mystic beach blue 7 (this image)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser, novelty beads (Jack), brush (palaver), stickers (Two-thirds of people lie about having read a book in order to seem more intelligent. The commonest book that people lie about is George Orwell’s 1984.), glue (There are secrets you must tell, yet it may take more time to determine the smartest way to share what you're afraid to reveal. This is a time of personal growth, and part of your current work is to increase the level of integrity in your life.), pastels (Night Out)
Word Count: 720
Rating: PG
Summary: Jack 'fesses up.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Dumb boys being dumb. Let me know if there's anything amiss.

Confession )
bookblather: Evangeline Lilly with her hair in a bun, looking camera right distantly. (in the heart : melanie : evangeline lill)
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Author: Kat
Title: Diamonds
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Mystic beach blue 6 (this picture),
Supplies and Materials: Canvas, glitter ("You can love someone so much... but you can never love people as much as you can miss them." – John Green), brush (divarication), miniature, stickers (Most diamonds are between 1 and 3 billion years old.)
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Summary: Melanie knows now.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Kinda partners the other one, but not really.

Diamonds )
bookblather: Matt Bomer in an open grey shirt against a landscape. (Jackson Hennessy : Matt Bomer)
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Author: Kat
Title: Five Times Jack Didn't Say Anything (And One Time It Was Felix)
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Mystic beach blue 5 (this image), ibiza blue 5 (Cantoma - Cosmople https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7JurJC0DKs) azul 23 (Let your actions speak) with shipwreck_light's paint-by-numbers (Jack has no idea how to tell anyone this.)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, stickers (Mickey Mouse's first words were ‘Hot Dogs, Hot Dogs!’ in The Karnival Kid, 1929.), feathers ("...what exactly did you think tea was?"), glitter (Read My Mind, the Wanted), novelty beads (Beef stew with dumplings)
Word Count: 600
Rating: PG
Summary: Jack and Felix pine like a forest.
Warnings:
Notes: Awkward pining ahoy!

Five Times Jack Didn't Say Anything )
bookblather: Matt Bomer in an open grey shirt against a landscape. (Jackson Hennessy : Matt Bomer)
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Author: Kat
Title: Fireflies
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Mystic beach blue 14 (this picture), lapis lazuli 8 (vestige) with Tom's paint-by-numbers (The summer is fading away fast.)
Supplies and Materials: Stickers (Fireflies and glow-worms are neither flies nor worms. They are both beetles.), glitter (Discovery), glue (A smile on your face seems to appear for no reason at all, but you can tell that circumstances are definitely improving.), novelty beads (Leaf)
Word Count: 148
Rating: PG
Summary: Jack's fallen in love.
Warnings: none.
Notes: One of the things I miss about the east coast: the fireflies.

Fireflies )
bookblather: A picture of Neko Case in a green sweater. (in the heart: ivy)
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Author: Kat
Title: Sunrise
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Ibiza blue 9 (Eskadet - Solitudes (Feat. Amethyste, 1:00 A.M. Mix) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knsMCLAyEmE)
Supplies and Materials: Pastels (anniversary), frame, stickers (That crusty stuff that you find in your eyes after a heavy night's sleep is called 'gound'. Other common words for it are sleep, sleepydust, sand, eye bogeys and blears.), novelty beads (you must look to the light)
Word Count: 286
Rating: PG
Summary: Ivy and Gina and the best anniversary.
Warnings: none.
Notes: For kay_brooke's prompt, Ivy and Gina's best anniversary.

Sunrise )
bookblather: Alan Tudyk in a suit looking at the camera. (in the heart : zack : alan tudyk)
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Author: Kat
Title: Pillow Talk
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Admin yellow 9 (Oh dear. Look at it. It's squishy.)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, stickers (Up to 10% of the weight of a two year old pillow can be composed of dead mites and their droppings.), novelty beads (a job's a job), pastels (origific_bingo: pillow talk), frame
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Summer looked vaguely queasy, and Zack couldn't blame her.
Warnings: grossness; see stickers.
Notes: hahaha nvm have one more. I'm also not sorry about the pastels. For someone's prompt, "Summer/Zack/Felipe, "I'll take care of this."

Pillow Talk )
bookblather: Natalie Dormer looking smugly off-camera. (Miranda Hennessy: Natalie Dormer)
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Author: Kat
Title: Hole in the Middle
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Admin yellow 6 (You're both damaged goods.), twilight 9 (Cluster)
Supplies and Materials: Novelty beads (this gif), stickers (The Aztecs used to sacrifice butterflies to their god Quetzalcoatl.).
Word Count: 251
Rating: PG
Summary: The Hennessy siblings depend on each other.
Warnings: none
Notes: And the second intro piece.

Hole in the Middle )
bookblather: A picture of Paul Campbell in a sweater smiling offscreen. (in the heart: jake)
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Author: Kat
Title: Autumn
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Dirt brown 1 (Autumn), cerise 13 (First in line), glitter 16 (Every day a little death. - A Little Night Music)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), miniature, brush (sere), stain (Every increased possession loads us with new weariness. - John Ruskin), stickers (Types of pumpkin include Spooktacular, Jumpin' Jack and Caspar (the white pumpkin).), feathers (Your character wants out.), fabric (Jake feels approximately the same as this chihuahua), chalk (he also feels like this lady), glitter (Address).
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Jake gets coffee and gets existential.
Warnings: none.
Notes:

Autumn )
bookblather: A picture of Regina Spektor with her face half in shadow. (in the heart: olivia)
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Author: Kat
Title: peaceful, the world lays me down
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Stars and stripes 20 (“God works in mysterious ways but at least he works, he's never on welfare in a mysterious way.”), dirt brown 13 (Night), cerise 9 (Sunny day)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), fingerpainting (...whatever this is, prose poem?), pointillism, miniature collection, watercolors (Write something that makes the world more bearable.) (or so I hope, anyway), stain (You had better follow the example of the British and try to spend Sunday afternoon in the country.), stickers (Hummingbirds, bees and ants spend 80% of their day doing absolutely nothing), glitter (sun on hammock), novelty beads (stretched out nap), photography.
Word Count: 334
Rating: G
Summary: Some days she does nothing.
Warnings: depiction of depression, including insomnia.
Notes: Don't mind me, just playing around with the stickers and words. Title from a song that has nothing whatsoever to do with this piece. I just liked it so I stole it. As you do.

peaceful, the world lays me down )
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Author: Kat
Title: Passing Notes
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Stars and stripes 5 (“Equations are the devil's sentences.”), glitter 19 (Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered. - Pal Joey), nile green 20 (Papyrus) with shadowsong's paint-by-numbers (Creativity is a prerequisite for successful notepassing in class)
Supplies and Materials: Canvas (Jack and Felix are in college), illustration, stickers (Emperor penguins can hold their breath for 15 minutes and dive 1,700 feet deep.), oils (at a loss for words), brush (acquiesce), novelty beads (Don't look at me, I just know stuff.).
Word Count: 697
Rating: G
Summary: Jack tries to help.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Written for a meme prompt that apparently I already wrote a fill for? Ah well. HEY SARA YOU GET TWO.

Passing Notes )
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Author: Kat
Title: All He Said
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Glitter 20 (He wanted to say. - Ragtime), nile green 15 (Senet) with shadowsong's paint-by-numbers (Jack, shots, and board games), quill grey 5 (It is necessary to write, if the days are not to slip emptily by. - Vita Sackville-West) with kana's paint-by-numbers (Si tu veux être heureux, oublie la logique! – If you want to be happy, forget the logic!)
Supplies and Materials: Glue (You are eager to share the magic of bold fantasies in the midst of difficult times, and today can be uplifting as long as you don't completely buy into your own illusions or the illusions of others.), stickers (Pizza boxes cannot be recycled if they have any bits of pizza on them.), brush (malapert), acrylic (feeling on top of the world), glitter (this picture), feathers (start with 1| plucking at guitar strings, end with c| hugging a friend), novelty beads ("Crash Into Me", Dave Matthews Band) (FYI lyrics slightly stalkery)
Word Count: 1158
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Jack and Felix eat pizza, play board games, get drunk, and ignore the obvious.
Warnings: Internalized ableism. Also a drunk guy kisses another drunk guy but it proceeds no further.
Notes: This was supposed to be cute and happy. Jack had other plans. Though I think Nile Green is a very appropriate color considering both Jack and Felix have wet feet and are staring at the pyramids.

All He Said )
bookblather: Lucy Hale looking back over her shoulder with a smile. (in the heart: Ahava: Lucy Hale)
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Author: Kat
Title: Go Fourth
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Stars and stripes 1 (“If our Founding Fathers wanted us to care about the rest of the world, they wouldn't have declared their independence from it.”), nile green 1 (Scarab) with shadowsong's paint-by-numbers (Ahava and Duncan and creepy crawlies))
Supplies and Materials: Canvas (Duncan and Ahava are about six), stickers (Fireflies and glow-worms are neither flies nor worms. They are both beetles.), beading wire (fireflies), feathers (start with 3| the best day, end with c| hugging a friend), seed beads.
Word Count: 518
Rating: G
Summary: A good day.
Warnings: Bugs. That's it.
Notes: Kiiiiids.

Go Fourth )

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