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Apr. 4th, 2017 11:30 am
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 So apparently there is a new issue with Live Journal. I'm not versed on legal things, and I don't understand it much. 

But I can be found here on Dreamwidth, same username. Have been crossposting from DW for some months now, in fact.
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It's been a frantic term, ARGH. I am so behind on comments. 

After this week will be easter hols, so around then I'll be able to breathe a bit and properly catch up. 

Things of note yesterday:
1. I drank three little mugs of ice-cold chocolate coffee.
2. Ate this Korean food, bibimbap, for the first time. Quite a nice break from all the sushi-stuffing I've been on the past week as a coping mechanism.
3. Slept for 8 hours, amazing.

In the meantime, let me point you over to Tei Shi's debut album, Crawl Space. It is sublime, AND I AM IN LOVE. I've been getting my life to Keep Running for the past 24 hours.
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Title: The Red Ford
Fandom: A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones
Relationships: Rhaegar Targaryen & Jon Snow, Jon Snow & Eddard Stark
Summary: "Tell me about your father," Rhaegar says to his son.
Wordcount: 1,241
Notes: Pre-Canon

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Title: There Are Wolves About
Fandom: A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones
Relationships: Margaery Tyrell/Robb Stark, Sansa Stark/Jon Snow
Summary: Margaery has never snow nor ghosts before, and finds that Winterfell does not lack for both.
Wordcount: 4,088
Notes (from my tumblr post):#this took me like 4 hours to write and edit  #bec i kept giving the other characters lines  #and then i would yell at myself  #NO SELF THIS IS SUPPOSED TO BE QUIET  #MARGAERY IS THE ONLY ONE WHO HAS LINES  #and then delete and rewrite lmao  #a fic in which i stuffed in my fave themes basically  #as indicated in the tags 

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Title: The Queen and the Princess
Fandom: A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones
Relationship: Myrcella Baratheon/Sansa Stark
Summary: There is only one ring on Myrcella’s right hand, around her thumb so as not to impede her writing: onyx set on deep gold, the Baratheon colours. Her hair is bright enough for summer. After all, Myrcella thinks to herself, she is Father's and Mother's daughter.
Wordcount: 4,210

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Title: At the Crossroads
Fandom: A Song of Ice and Fire
Relationship: Jeyne Arryn/Sabitha Vypren
Summary: Lady Jeyne Arryn stays at the inn at the crossroads on her way to take up her post as regent for the boy king.
Wordcount: 5,408
Note: This is so niche wtf. Also very obvious that I hastily wrote it at lunch whilst I should be doing other things. Writing from scratch and without any idea where you're going or how you will structure it is very, um, interesting.

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Welp, it's been a busy month.

I swear it was only the 1st of Feb yesterday and I was dazedly celebrating my birthday, and now...February is almost over? What.

Currently I'm trying not to cry and keep afloat of my readings. This certain professor of mine is making us familiarise ourselves with Asia and specifically Southeast Asia, and thus: an exam tomorrow! You, girl with the flowers, locate the Annamite mountain chain and briefly explain its geographic and climactic significance!

I, the girl with the flowers: *SNAPS PENCIL AND HURLS IT THOUGH A BLANK MAP*

It's been a busy week, and I got ill last weekend. Will reward myself with first episode of Westworld during the weekend. I'm told that it's a great show.

Oh, and I read this old play in English by a Filipino writer about two unmarried sisters in their forties rattling around an ancestral house. I'm starting to think I rather love that aesthetic.
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Title: Cool Girls
Fandom: A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones
Relationship: Cersei Lannister/Lyanna Stark
Summary: Cersei finds herself in a group of ladies - and some men - that Prince Rhaegar has whisked away to ensure a prophecy. Nobody had the courtesy to inform her that the Stark girl can be mischievously attractive.
Wordcount: 7,334
Note: Title from Tove Lo's Cool Girl.

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First week back was rather exhausting. Have to adjust sleeping patterns, amongst other things.

Last Friday I lugged home four books from the library. Three of them are about the politics and culture of Southeast Asia and the other one about baronial life in 13th century England.

Looking up the cards at the backs of the library books is some sort of amusement for me: the names, the dates - especially if the return dates are so far apart and the book is seldom borrowed in a decade.

In other news: am really looking forward to my darling Kehlani's new album due at the end of the week! There were two weeks in summer of 2015 where I just basked in her mixtape You Should Be Here. And then in December of same year I rolled around her Cloud 19 mixtape. There's just something so earthy and so relaxed about her music, and I love the frankness of her lyrics. It's like lounging somewhere tropical, beneath some palms and with a glass of coconut juice in hand, occasionally sitting up and nodding profusely at what she's saying. One poster over at Popjustice was right: Kehlani's like the TLC regrouped in one person.

For reference, she was featured on The Fader some time ago. It was one of my favourite issues.

Look at her darling face!



Of course, for whatever awards are worth nowadays, it doesn't hurt that her mixtape was also nominated for the Grammys.

*beams*

Jan. 20th, 2017 12:42 am
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It's been a while since I've been in a journal platform because I was one of those lured by tumblr's strange siren call. Said siren call is of course tumblr's tagging system. Lovely to find other people, but also deadly. (Horror stories, oh horror stories of strange people jumping on your posts!) Anyway, I am over there at blotsandcreases.

I also have an LJ. I just got there again, but it seems like people are leaving it, so. For now I'm there mainly for a comm about a certain music artist. Also olivia_beige.

Interests:
-ASOIAF.
-Harry Potter.
-Orphan Black.
-Orange Is The New Black.
-Pacific Rim.
-Mad Max Fury Road
-A handful of other fandoms, really.
-basically drop a heap of female characters on me and I'll drift to that fandom.
-Lauren Jauregui. Zayn Malik. Natalie Dormer. Hayley Kiyoko.
-Beautiful people and caffeine and cake.
-Ladies being awesome, and sapphic.
-Diversity, representation.
-Sansa Stark. Arianne Martell. Cersei Lannister. Catelyn Tully.
-Femslash.
-Fic written in perspectives of sidetracked female characters.
-Fairy tales.
-Rare pairs.
-Unmotherly mothers.
-Lady monsters.
-Mythology.
-Flowers.
-Music.

Other Things About Me:
- Child of the 90s and the coffee pot.
- Uni student.
- Your girl is not white.
- Bilingual.
- Shy, but excitable.
- Pineapple is one of the reasons pizza was put on this earth, the other one being cheese.
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Only one lecture on Wednesdays, thank god.
 
My professor is quite brilliant in the lecture, I was in awe. He's only a bit younger than my grandfather, but he cracks lots of jokes hahaha. Of course we will be using one of the anthologies of which he is editor.
 
Am also excited about the library book on fairy tales I borrowed for a bit of *Hermione Granger voice* light reading. It's not so thick but it's wide.
 
Mostly this week is about gathering as much of the required readings as I can.
 
On an unrelated note, I loved the ornamental driftwood I saw earlier whilst I was in a queue.
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I get to play with lots of things here: (1) previous generation Stark feelings; (2) un-motherly mothers; (3) mother dying but not due to childbirth; (4) girl being tomboyish not because of "I have three brothers"; (5) hints of smudging the "sainted" characters of Lyanna and Brandon.

Title: I'll Be Here Tomorrow
Fandom: A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones
Relationship: Lyanna Stark & Lyarra Stark, Lyanna Stark & Brandon Stark
Summary: For the Round 12 of valar_morekinks on livejournal: Lyanna Stark pre-Tower of Joy.
Wordcount: 7,284
Note: Title from Tinashe's Bet, the soundtrack to which this fic was written.

First Day!

Jan. 17th, 2017 10:55 pm
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I take it back.

When I said in a previous post that this term with 15 units is quite light? My new courses are very challenging so it appears that it IS good that I only have 15 units.

My Tuesday has 4 lectures from 8:30am - 4:00pm.

This morning, Swotty Me arrived outside the lecture hall at 7:30 and proceeded to organise my Planner and Notebook, doodling all sorts of motivational words and scaring myself a bit with how determined I am. BUT I really am. I even scratched out the mark I am aiming for for my general weighted average, which is naturally the highest. In that one free hour I have already roughly outlined how I will spend my weekends. /o\

So...normal term behaviour. Nothing to see here.

And since I really am also determined to combat procrastination, I think I ought to finish the prompt I am planning to fill this weekend. It's due until the end of this month for a prompt meme, but I'm also planning to launch it as a Femslash Feb fic.
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In the spirit of the new year, I will try to make 2017 thrive as much as 2014 did.

Of course the only way to make this happen is to clone 2014!

ME: *is a Professor Duncan from Orphan Black* THRIVE, 2017, THRIVE LIKE YOUR SISTER.

Or not. I can always smush them together. Osmosis might occur. An osmosis of positivity!

I will start by trying to post as regularly as I can.

1. Yesterday I got tired out by the registration for the new term. Lighter load this term, only 15 units. And one of them is a required course on Political Science. Fancy that!

2. Drive-by Rec: San Junipero episode of Black Mirror. I've enjoyed it this holidays. It involves an interracial couple, one of them an awkward lesbian and one a bodacious bisexual, and it didn't end in tears! Only an hour long and no knowledge of other episodes or seasons is required.

3. My slow but sure campaign to finish all the wips in my drafts folder continues. A majority of them is femslash. Fandom needs more hopeful open-ended femslash fics, and so of course: Be the change you want to see.
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Title: Lunar Eclipse
Fandom: A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones
Relationship: Robert Baratheon/Lyanna Stark, Brandon Stark/Lyanna Stark, Robert Baratheon & Ned Stark
Summary: The gods are good: Robert won the crown, and kept his dearest friend, and got the girl.
Wordcount: 6,127
Note: Please mind the archive tags.

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Title: Full-time Lovers
Fandom: Jennifer's Body
Relationship: Jennifer Check/Needy Lesnicki
Summary: Needy caught up with Jennifer and Chip in the park before they reached the abandoned swimming pool. Many years later Jennifer and Needy spend a New Year's Eve shopping for running shoes, fretting about dietary plans and coffee, and having fun with lingerie. As women their age do.
Wordcount: 7,265

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Title: In the Moonlight, Red
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Padma Patil/Lavender Brown
Summary: The Wizarding World long thought that Lavender Brown had died. Padma just wants to wear her favourite red cloak and bring cake to Cho's retreat cottage, so of course she runs into Lavender Brown in the Muggle world.
Wordcount: 11, 522

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Title: Nice And Pretty
Fandom: A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones
Relationship: Sansa Stark/Margaery Tyrell
Summary: Margaery knows that her Sansa does want for things to be nice and pretty.
For the Round 11 of [livejournal.com profile] valar_morekinks with the prompt: "two characters from the books to have a gay or lesbian encounter."
Wordcount: 1,170

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Seems like 2016 is the year when I combat procrastination by picking up prompts or sudden headcanons lmao.


Title: Wolfberries
Fandom: A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones
Relationships: Jon Snow & Lyanna Stark, Jon Snow & Ned Stark
Summary: For the Round 10 of [livejournal.com profile] valar_morekinks, with the prompt: Ghost Lyanna: Ever since Jon can remember, Lya has always been there for him. She's there to hug him when Jon is reminded he is a bastard. She sneaks him treats when he does well in his training or studies but isn't praised like Robb is. But no one else seems to know who she is.
Wordcount: 2,821

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