allchildren: peter you suck - audiovisual: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pB_1t-Vn6Vs (▭ and you should feel terrible)
Media consumed in February 2012, a time of great attention span as you will see:

MOVIES
  • from prada to nada - first 40 minutes before i couldn't take it anymore it was so badddd
  • bits of raiders of the lost ark
  • most of office space (rewatch so i'm allowed)
  • moneyball (yes this is the only movie i managed to watch all of and even that is a bit of a stretch because the dvd player won't pause and also i was looking at twitter)
BOOKS (goodreads)
  • goliath (scott westerfeld)
  • parable of the sower (octavia e. butler)
  • parable of the talents (octavia e. butler)
TV not counting the constant backdrop to my life that is NCIS and also Tabatha
  • adventure time (as aired + random rewatches)
  • alcatraz (probs just one ep before i joined parminder nagra in a coma of deep boredom)
  • arrested development (s2 rewatch + a few others)
  • bomb girls (as aired)
  • fringe (as aired minus the most recent three)
  • louie (end of season one)
  • new girl (all of it! and "jess and julia" twice)
  • nikita (as aired minus the most recent two or three)
  • pretty little liars ladyedits
  • project runway all stars (as aired)
  • skins (first three episodes of series six)
  • the colbert report (some, notably the wheat thins segment four times in 24 hours)
  • the crimson petal and the white (middle two episodes. YES IT TAKES THREE MONTHS TO WATCH FOUR EPISODES HERE IN DOOFTOWN)
  • the daily show (some)
  • the good wife (as aired)
  • top chef texas (as aired minus finale)


l o l


Femslash committed in February, too lazy to collate THEY'RE RIGHT THERE ON THE TAG:
  • Deryn/Lilit, Leviathan series
  • Sugar/Agnes, The Crimson Petal and the White
  • Astrid/Astrid, Fringe
  • Fionna/Bubblegum (art), Adventure Time
  • Marceline/Bubblegum (art), Adventure Time
  • Betty/Gladys, Bomb Girls
  • Ann/Elizabeth, Parks & Rec
  • and this beginning scrap of Jess/Julia, New Girl that wishes it could grow into a real story if only its writer were a writer and not a floppy jelly person with no focus or organization or drive:


361 words )


So that is... 3059 words in six fandoms and four complete ficlets plus two maybe-wips. headdesk. FEMSLASHUARY, EVERYBODY. #ITSAPROCESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
allchildren: kay eiffel's face meets the typewriter (☄ª hailing frequencies open)
Welllll, I don't really know. This story is part of a much longer and collaborative-with-[personal profile] tropiavera 'verse, I think, but I'm not sure how to go about making such a thing. For now I'm just gonna settle on doing it piecemeal WIP-style, and nothing counts for real until I put it on AO3. Yes?

Parks and Recreation, Ann/Elizabeth (Leslie's ex campaign manager)
continued from this, at the request of [personal profile] aphrodite_mine

G, ~440 more words )
allchildren: joan holloway rubbing her shoulder (⚥ the hindrance and the weight)
I've been unproductive these last two days. It's like Femslashuary means nothing at all! No good, no good.

So when I watched the Bomb Girls finale FINALLY and this came, I had to do its bidding. No other choice. Not in good conscience.

Betty/Gladys, Bomb Girls (spoilers thru 1.06)
warning: infidelity? i guess?

PG, 702 words )
allchildren: april ludgate, the best (♛ ya burnt)
After writing for the first three days of Femslashuary and feeling pressured to produce something postable before midnight, I decided to shift my goals a little bit to include a) fanart and b) process. So this is actually something I started months ago, as a thank you to Imogen for helping me with something, and worked on coloring over the past three days.

Adventure Time, Marceline/Bubblegum

totes safe for work art under the cut )

P.S. If you're not familiar with the canon, this 11 minute episode is all you need to see (to understand this art, anyway. I recommend the show!)
allchildren: kay eiffel's face meets the typewriter (☄ⁿ outlook)
This was a really quick one (midnight cometh). I might come back and try again later.

Astrid(/Astrid), Fringe (spoilers thru tonight's ep)

G, 236 words )
allchildren: emily and naomi (⎚ through the eyes of a girl)
Can I have my Cunnilingus Avengers badge now?

Sugar/Agnes, The Crimson Petal and the White (mini) (have seen thru ep 2 at the time of writing)
tw for oblique reference to past sexual assault & an eating disorder

~explicit, 741 words )
allchildren: peter you suck - audiovisual: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pB_1t-Vn6Vs (▭ and you should feel terrible)
Putting this here for now because after 12 comics and everything else today, editing this and making tagging decisions on AO3 sounds *really hard*.

Deryn/Lilit, Goliath (au canon insert)

PG, 565 words )
allchildren: bonnie, caroline, and elena hold a seance (ⱴ found girls)
It has come to my attention that writing is hard, and I am not very good at it. In particular, what I lack is the ability to conceive of entire stories, with beginnings, middles, and ends. (Maybe even... outlines?! Glob save me.) Plot and action elude me on a level so basic that it is embarrassing. This Yuletide stretched me to my limit and left me feeling that with more time, I might have been able to make it into more of Story, but that has yet to be proven and requires the seed of a story TO prove it. 

It has also come to my attention that 90% of my shippy feelings lately are about femslash (and the other 10% is about an f/f/m OT3), so I really need to commit myself to writing it for reals.

Now, there are lots of other things I need to work on, writingwise. Like, either I should be writing to my strengths (humor, dialogue, sekrit emotional depth) more or flexing the things I always wanna write but suspect I kind of fail at (solemn dramz, action, explicit sex, linearity). I need to consider what my frequent themes are (emotional trauma/abuse, female sexuality and onanism as characterization) and what do to about that (????). And I just don't know how to go about any of this. 

SO LIKE IF YOU CAN TEACH ME HOW TO WRITE OR GIVE ME ANY TIPS, I ACCEPT

but while I flounder about and butt my head against walls hopefully, I've decided to give myself a challenge: Femslashuary! A month in which I write femslash every day. It is like Drabblevember, I guess, except I don't want to stop at 100 words -- I want to write fics that are as long as they are, and gather the courage to attempt to even continue them further the next day if it seems called for. ?!

I made a starter spreadsheet of some pairings I feel like I might want to write! (grey means "actually probably not but they're my favs so I feel bad leaving them off this list"; blue is "het pairings made better through the magic of genderswap"; *s indicate I may or may not wish to involve these pairings in larger configurations involving dudes and their penises)

You are invited to look at it, and if you have any shower me with suggestions or prompts or feelings explosions with me to aid me on my quest!

Also to write (or fanart?) your own month of femslorsh, if you want!

Are we gonna do this thing? Possibly perhaps we are! Pom poms! Go team! Et cetera!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


P.S. IDK if I will post said fic to here, to reflect its mutable exercise-ish nature, or on AO3, to be all shiny and stuff. It is... a mystery. Huh. Sorry.

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