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Snagged from [livejournal.com profile] hollydb

1 Why do you write fanfic?
2 When did you write your first fanfic and which fandom was it for?
3 Which fandoms do you, or have you, written for?
4 Do you read much fanfic or do you mainly write?
5 What comes easiest for you when writing?
(dialogue, descriptions, plot, characterizations, humour, angst...)
6 Which genres do you mainly write? (action, angst, dark, drama, horror, humour...)
7 Which genres will you not write?
8 Are reader comments/responses important?
9 Do you use a beta reader?
10 Which is your favorite character to write fanfic for and why?
11 Which are your favorite ships (including friendships) that you write the most?
12 Do you have characters that are so strongly established that they're in your heads?
13 Which characters are you most comfortable doing a POV for? Which is the hardest?

My answers )
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Snagged from [livejournal.com profile] felisblanco. This is one of the most fun memes I've done in awhile, and it was very acurate. Especially the part were it mentioned how bored I'd be on a beach.
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Okay I'm going to try and start a meme. Well sort of. I got this idea from a WIRED article a friend sent me.

"Hemingway once wrote a story in just six words ("For sale: baby shoes, never worn.") and is said to have called it his best work. So we asked sci-fi, fantasy, and horror writers from the realms of books, TV, movies, and games to take a shot themselves."

http://wired.com/wired/archive/14.11/sixwords.html

So the meme? Try it yourself, write a story in six words. Here are my attempts. (And why don't I have an "Out for a walk bitch" icon, it would be perfect for this)

six word spuffy )

And what has this exercise taught me? Maybe "Save the cheerleader. Save the world." Isn't so lame after all.
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Snagged from [livejournal.com profile] schehrezade_1 and [livejournal.com profile] enigmaticblues

Writing Meme )

In other writing news. I did do a lot writing yesterday, but sadly it wasn't on any of my current WIPs, at least none of the ones you know about. Instead I went back and looked at a story I started after the convention in Houston, and I absolutely loved what I'd written, and wanted to write more.

I'm not sure what to do since I don't want to start putting up another WIP. On the other hand part of the problem I've been having writing Spuffy lately has to do with the fact that right now I'm bored writing a young Buffy, and this story takes place 5 years after Chosen, so she's much more adult, and much more interesting to me right now. I'm hoping that working on this story will help me fall back in love with Buffy. We'll see.

Buffy meme

Aug. 15th, 2006 01:49 pm
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Cause all the cool kis are doing it, specifically [livejournal.com profile] oracleholly and [livejournal.com profile] schehrezade_1
Likes and Dislikes of the Buffy-verse
Who is your favorite character?Spike
Who is your least favorite character?Riley
Who would you kill off if given the chance?Whistler
Who should have had more of an active role in the Series?Oz
What is your favorite season of BtVS?6
What is your favorite episode?Once More With Feeling
What is your favorite quote?I was having fruit punch, and I thought, well, Joyce will never have any more fruit punch ever, and she'll never have eggs, or yawn or brush her hair, not ever, and no one will explain to me why.
Which season did you dislike?none really, although the first season was my least favorite
What would you have changed in that season?I wouldn't have changed anything, season 1 just didn't have all the subtext the latter seasons had.
What episode did you dislike?Into the Woods
What would you have changed in that episode?Um, I would have Riley remind me less of my ex-boyfriend.
What is your favorite Canon pairing?Spike/Buffy
What is your least favorite Canon pairing?Buffy/Riley
What is your favorite Unconventional Pairing?Spike/Darla
What is your least favorite Unconventional Pairing?Spike/Xander
What did you think was the most obnoxious CPD in the Series? (CPD=convienient plot device)The fact that Gunn was able to be such an effective vampire killer on his own, but it took the entire Scoobie gang (sans Buffy) to kill one vampire in The Barganning.

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Yuck meme

Jul. 31st, 2006 11:11 pm
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Yes, I'm posting again. It's just that kind of day. Actually, it's been a really weird day. I started out lazy, then got motivated and actually got everything I wanted to do today done. But then an hour or so ago I just randomly felt sad. I have no idea why, so I guess maybe this meme fit my odd mood swing somehow.

Anyway, I snagged it from [livejournal.com profile] _jealousy_ and had to try hard not to use some of the same answers as her.

FRUIT: I don't think there is a fruit I don't like.
FOOD: Chinese
CANDY: I don't like it when they put stuff in the chocolate. Leave the poor chocolate alone.
BEVERAGE: Ice tea or coffee. Both should be hot
COLOR: Orange
TOWN/CITY: Pensicola Florida
TV SHOW: American Idol. It's not that I'm against the idea, I just wish I didn't have to hear about it so much.
SEASON: Summer, it's just sort of bland and way too hot. (And I moved to Southern California why?)
AGE OF KIDS: 12
HOUSEHOLD CHORE YOU HATE THE MOST: Cleaning the toilet.
WHAT'S THE MOST ANNOYING HABIT IN OTHERS?: People who let every little thing bother them and throw a big fit about insignificant things.
WHAT IS YOUR WORST HABIT?: I'm a slob. I mean, I'm really a slob.
WHAT FASHION TREND (PAST OR PRESENT): I don't really pay attention to trends, but I don't like shorts. I know, it sounds odd, but something about shorts bothers me. I never wear them, I always feel kind of naked, which is weird cause I'll wear skirts shorter than the shorts I've bought in the past.
WORST POPULAR SONG (PAST OR PRESENT): I'm a Genie in a Bottle or whatever that Brittney Spears song is called.
WORST PART OF YOUR JOB: Getting told by a customer that their going to tip me less because of the owner's prices.
WORST PICKUP LINE YOU'VE GOTTEN: Does getting offered a hundred dollars count as a pick up line?
WORST THING ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL: The feeling that you could be out starting your life, but instead you're listening to adults who are dumber than you teach you stuff you already know. Wow, that sounds bratty. I'm obviously still in touch with my inner teenager.

And now that I've finished that meme, I'm thinking maybe I shouldn't tell you guys all that stuff, because I sound rather uptight, and I'm really a laid back person. Oh well, too late now ;)
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Here's a meme I got from [livejournal.com profile] lawyergirl15 who gave me the letter 'M'

Here's how it works:

Comment on this entry that you'd like to play, and I will give you a letter. Write ten words beginning with that letter in your journal, including an explanation what the word means to you and why, and then pass out letters to those who want to play along.

10 M things about me )

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