Mar. 10th, 2011

Fic!

Mar. 10th, 2011 12:06 am
rillalicious: (Girl Kiss)
So the [livejournal.com profile] hpvalensmut reveals were posted today.

First of all, my amazing gift art was done by [livejournal.com profile] venturous1. If you haven't seen it yet, it's Teddy and it's hot and gorgeous and it's really explicit (not kid or work safe at all): Do You Like Your Valentine?

And this is what I wrote, for [livejournal.com profile] sweetcarolanne, who had the most amazing prompt. I seriously fell head over heels in love with this as I wrote it, and it's one of my favorite things I've ever done.

Title: Her Life in Dreams and Wakefulness
Pairing: Gabrielle/Luna (Gabrielle/girl!Giant Squid)
Rating: R
Word Count: ~4200
Summary: The first time she has the dream, Gabrielle is sixteen years old.
Disclaimers: I own nothing you recognize.
A/N: Special thanks to [livejournal.com profile] ellensmithee, [livejournal.com profile] thistle_verse and [livejournal.com profile] zagzagael for the read-throughs and beta, and for listening to me ramble about this.


Her Life in Dreams and Wakefulness )

rillalicious: (Hermione reading)
Oh my goodness, you guys, I am just totally overcome with fandom love again. Like back when everything was fresh and new and shiny and I couldn't get enough of fandom. And I've been reading fanfic like there's no tomorrow. To be finally reading fic again is the most spectacular thing.

So, onto the recs:

HP fandom

I know this one has been rec'd everywhere, but I'd be remiss if I didn't rec it here too:

The Wrong Man by [livejournal.com profile] snegurochka_lee. Pairing: Hermione/Draco, Hermione/Ron. (Warnings for infidelity) Rating: NC-17. I can't even tell you how hot this fic is. Oh, god, it's wonderful. So if you somehow haven't read it yet, go now and read. You won't be sorry.

From [livejournal.com profile] hpvalensmut:

A Share of the Love Magic by [livejournal.com profile] katmarajade. Pairings: Lee/Harry, George/Stan, George/Lee, Harry/Ron, mentions of Charlie/OFC. There is not nearly enough Lee Jordan fic in fandom and this one is just delightful. And hot. And we all know how I'm a sucker for hot!Lee. <3

How To Pull Birds (Instructions by Charlie Weasley, Bird-Puller Extraordinaire—No really, just ask him!) by [livejournal.com profile] luvscharlie. Pairing: Bill/Charlie. Warning: Incest (obviously). The thing I really, really loved about this fic is how it keeps the brotherly dialogue while still being HOT. The pace is just excellent, too.

Fall by [livejournal.com profile] a_shadow_there. Pairing: Ginny/Fleur. This is one of those stories that hits such a lovely mood and poetic angst using very few words. I'm always amazed to find something like this, when the story is so big within just the sparsest text.

There were other wonderful things too! And some that I haven't even caught up on reading yet, so if you have the time, seriously check out the reveals list!

From [livejournal.com profile] hp_nextgen_fest, which has just started posting, but is already full of gems! You guys, I am seriously adoring this fest. (Even though I fear that the fic I turned in just wilts in comparison to everything else it has to offer.) I could seriously, seriously just disappear into next gen fic and not surface again for months.

Hold the Phone by anonymous. Pairing: Albus Severus/Scorpius. This fic has such a brilliant premise: Muggle studies students are given mobile phones with the instruction to practice texting over the summer holidays. And they do, and it's sweet and hot and funny in all the right places.

Middle Man by anonymous. Pairing: Teddy/Albus. I love all things Teddy, but I was totally drawn in by the character chemistry in this one. There is a great relationship between Albus and James as well.

ART: Teaching Scorpius by anonymous. Pairing: Pansy/Scorpius. The style is just lovely to look at and clean and simple, but it's so hot at the same time.

Other Fandom Recs:

Fandom: The Vampire Diaries. Pairing: Damon/Alaric. Title: The Frenemies Series by [livejournal.com profile] ellerkay. This series is fantastic. Her characterizations are dead on and there's just all sorts of hot wonderfulness going on. It's pretty much the only pairing I really ship in this fandom and this is exactly how I think it should be done.

Fandom: Supernatural. Pairing: Sam/Gabriel, eventual Dean/Castiel. Title: For Love is Strong as Death by [livejournal.com profile] sakuri69. This is a WIP, but it's so absolutely gorgeous that I wanted to rec it while I was compiling recs right now. Here is the summary as given for the story: Four months after the apocalypse that wasn’t, Sam, Castiel and Gabriel are brought back to life at the same time and place, leaving Sam to deal with two suddenly human angels and the fact that he can never see his brother again... The interaction of these characters, with Cas and Gabriel struggling to find their way as humans and Sam as their reluctant guide, is just incredible. I find myself not wanting each scene to end. The relationship between Sam and Gabriel is slow building and just exactly right, and there are some brilliantly funny moments between characters. It's one of those stories that is written so well that it totally melds into my head canon and I have to remind myself that these conversations didn't actually happen on the show.

Fandom: White Collar. Pairing: Neal/Peter. Rating: G Title: Some things you just don't want to know by [livejournal.com profile] china_shop. You guys have listened to me bitch about White Collar a LOT this season, but if the canon had gone something like this, I don't think my enthusiasm for the show would have wavered at all. The opening scene with Hughes is something that was totally missing from this season, and the author finishes it out with such lovely angst.

All right, I'll stop there for now. As I type this, there are new things popping up at the Next Gen fest!

Meme

Mar. 10th, 2011 05:19 pm
rillalicious: (Jeremy lust)
Stolen from [livejournal.com profile] thistle_verse and [livejournal.com profile] zagzagael.


1. Make a list of 5 things that you can see without getting up.

I can see almost everything in the house from here. Bookshelves, my tea mug, all four hellmonkeys, the nature table, chalkboard.

2. How do you style your hair?

Hahahahaha. Style? Hahahahahahaha!

3. What are you wearing now?

Jeans, long sleeved t-shirt, short sleeved t-shirt (it reads "ART AS ACTIVISM"), oversized cardigan, socks and slippers. I'm a chilly alpaca today.

4. What's your occupation?

At the moment? I moderate some online message boards.

5. What do you hear right now?

Some horrible Disney channel sitcom.

6. Who was the last person you hugged?

Newbaby v4.0

7. What is/was for dinner?

Various kinds of chicken over a bed of green salad for the meat eaters. Probably kale and rice for me, and maybe some tofu.

8. What's the last tv show you watched?

General Hospital.

9. Dog person or cat person?

Dog person all the way.

10. If you had to change your name, what would you change it to?

I like the anonymity of my real name. I'm never the only one in the room with it (something I hated as a kid). If I had to change it, I dunno. Maybe Veronica?

11. What was the last thing that you bought?

Groceries, yesterday.

12. If you could afford to go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

Ireland. Australia. New Zealand. Iceland. (I did not even have to change [livejournal.com profile] zagzagael's answers.)

13. Where do you see yourself in five years?

Hopefully in a house house.

14. Favourite book?

"The Great Gatsby" by a mile.

15. What are you doing this weekend?

Reading, I hope. I got the second Stackhouse book and "The Tiger's Wife" by Tea Obreht.

16. If you could play any musical instrument, which one would you play?

The harp.

17. How are you?

A little grouchy and dissatisfied, though I'm working on that.

18. What are you doing tomorrow?

Making a crapload of important phone calls.

19. What are you looking forward to the most?

Writing, tonight, after the kids are in bed.

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