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Aug. 3rd, 2010

sylum john

*headdesk* 100_Sylum_Challenge

Ok, so I don't know what I was thinking but I'm taking the Sylum 100 Fic Challenge. Here is my table of prompts, we'll see what happens :D
001. Clan Leader 002. Council 003. Advisor 004. Chosen Ones 005. Clan
006. Roman 007. Knight 008. Celtic 009. Pirate 010. Warrior
011. Weapon 012. Sword 013. Dust 014. Hunter 015. Prey
016. Mate 017. Bond 018. Bite 019. Fangs 020. Growling
021. Family 022. Past Lives 023. Childe 024. Sire 025. Destiny
026. Ancient. 027. History 028. Legends 029. Myths 030. Mortality
031. Time 032. Protected 033. Death 034. Turning 035. Oath
036. Playful 037. Innocence 038. *Pouts* 039. Pounce 040. Bunny
041. ‘Didn’t I tell you?’ 042. Gibbs’ Smack 043. Tracking Device 044. Risen From The Dead 045. ‘It Wasn’t Me’
046. Feeding 047. Hunger 048. Leather 049. Lust 050. Sex
051. Manor 052. Rooms 053. Library 054. Council Room 055. Underground
056. Enemies 057. Dracula 058. Forced Bonding 059. Insanity 060. Rogue
061. Wolfhounds 062. Fellowship 063. Horses 064. Kitten 065. Furry Friends
066. Security 067. War Council 068. Vengeance 069. Power 070. Control
071. Sorrow 072. Darkness 073. Loss 074. Waiting 075. Pain
076. Annihilation 077. Evolution 078. Tales 079. Clan War 080. Chapter
081. Lovers 082. Kiss 083. Soul mates 084. Eternity 085. Need
086. Memory 087. Devotion 088. Blood 089. Plague 090. Curse
091. Justice 092. CSI 093. Agent 094. Reality 095. Fantasy
096. Writer's Choice. 097. Writer's Choice. 098. Writer's Choice. 099. Writer's Choice. 100. Writer's Choice.

May. 8th, 2010

pine/urban laugh

Reading Meme

Bold the ones you’ve read COMPLETELY, italicize the ones you’ve read part of, and no cheating. Watching the movie or the cartoon doesn’t count. Abridged versions don’t count either. BTW, according to the BBC if you’ve read 7 of these, you are above the average.

Total Completely Read: 20; Total Started: 14 (I need to find those books again and finish them at some point...not sure why I didn't the first time around...)

1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
4 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire- JK Rowling
5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
6 The Bible
7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare
15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulk
18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
19 The Time Traveler’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch - George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House - Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
31 Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
32 David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis
34 Emma - Jane Austen
35 Persuasion - Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis
37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne
41 Animal Farm - George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving
45 The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies - William Golding
50 Atonement - Ian McEwan
51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel
52 Dune - Frank Herbert
53 Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
55 A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
58 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night - Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road - Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones' Diary - Helen Fielding
69 Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville
71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
72 Dracula - Bram Stoker
73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses - James Joyce
76 The Inferno – Dante
77 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal - Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession - AS Byatt
81 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple - Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte's Web - EB White
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93 The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
94 Watership Down - Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo
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Apr. 11th, 2010


I'm alive!

Wow, it's been ages. For those who I don't talk with regularly I'm still here and alive. Been busy with live and substituting til the end of the year so it'll probably be a while before I'm on again. Fic is still going and hopefully will have some things to post soon-ish.

Oct. 25th, 2009

Caspian/Peter hug

Lemming time! (aka yes, a meme I got from elsewhere) :D

OK, because I'm a glutton for punishment I have snagged this meme from bjjones and nufaciel .

And yes...I'm totally expecting revenge...

Just a note, fandoms that I do not know well or at all I'll comment back and ask for another pairing.

Give me two characters, each from different fandoms (and can we keep it to fandoms I know something remotely about, please?), and I will write a snippet or ficlet about those two characters interacting in some way.

*sits back and waits*

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Jun. 17th, 2009

thinking Peter

Sylum Fic: A Smith Reforged (The Chronicles of Narnia/Kingdom of Heaven - FRT - Peter Pevensie, Godf

Title: A Smith Reforged

Author: Jayme/John Sheppard
Someone makes their way back into Godfrey’s life.

Beta: Gil
Fandom(s): Sylum – The Chronicles of Narnia, Kingdom of Heaven
Genre (general, hetero or slash): General
Pairing/Characters:  Godfrey of Ibelin, Peter Pevensie, Lord Edward Pevensie (OC), mentions Balian of Ibelin
Rating: FRT
Notes: I would like to thank Bev for allowing me to play in the Sylum sandbox. Yes, I have decided to take on Narnia, the Pevensies and Caspian *headdesk*.  This is the first of many stories that I have planned for this fandom, enjoy!  THIS IS APPROVED SYLUM CANON!

sylum john

Sylum Fic: This Is All Your Fault! (Stargate: Atlantis-FRT-John Sheppard, Nick Stokes)

Title: This is All Your Fault!!!
Prompt: 74 - Waiting

Author: Jayme/John Sheppard
John and Nick have an eventful evening.

Beta: Sarah/Danny, silentflux/Spencer
Fandom(s): Sylum-Stargate: Atlantis
Genre (general, hetero or slash): Gen
Pairing/Characters:  John Sheppard (D'Artagnan), Nick Stokes, Tony DiNozzo, Timothy Speedle

Rating: FRT
Notes: I would like to thank Bev for allowing me to play in the Sylum sandbox.   THIS IS APPROVED SYLUM CANON!

sylum john

Sylum Fic: Special Delivery (Stargate: Atlantis - FRT - John Sheppard, Evan Lorne)

Title: Special Delivery
Prompt: 12-Sword

Author: Jayme/John Sheppard
A certain piece of property makes its way back to it’s owner.

Beta: Spencer/silentflux *pounces and loves* you are awesome babe!
Fandom(s): Sylum-Stargate: Atlantis
Genre (general, hetero or slash): General
Pairing/Characters:  John Sheppard (D'Artagnan) and Evan Lorne, small appearance by Nick Stokes
Rating: FRT
Notes: I would like to thank Bev for allowing me to play in the Sylum sandbox.  This is just a short one to explain a detail from Bev’s Family Arc.  THIS IS APPROVED SYLUM CANON!

Mar. 6th, 2009

phelps pressure

WIP Meme

Post a single sentence from each WIP you have (or as many as you want to pick). No context, no explanations. No more than one sentence!

Actually I'm glad I saw this meme, it let me go through and see so stories that had been pushed aside for the moment.  Some are done (or almost there), some are still very much WIP and some you're going to have to be patient and wait for them :D  But here is a little peek at what I've been working on over the past year.

1.  All Alexander Richard Huntley could recall from the past week was a lot of tears and sadness.

2.  "And you don't sleep with Aunt Evy?" Alex asked innocently causing Rick to sputter and choke on his drink.

3.  "You," he pointed to Alex, "got a tattoo!  And you," he pointed to Ardeth, "knew about it!" 

4.  "Come with me Major," John instructed.  They went to John's quarters and he motioned for Evan to sit down as he pulled out a bag and began to pack a few things in it.

5.  "How come whenever a woman is involved you lose all common sense?!"

6.  "Actually sir, I have something for you, special delivery from France," Evan said as he entered the room when John motioned him in.

7.  D'Artagnan smiled and gave in, "just a little bit longer," he said as Phillipe's eyes started to droop and he fell asleep.

8.  John got a small smile on his face and pulled Phillipe into his lap.

9.  "Sherman had better be setting Columbia on fire again for someone to be bothering us this time of the day," Warrick growled into the phone. 

10.  "Well, I see you've got money and sex covered, now all you need is drugs and you've got a wonderful scandal for the LVPD," John joked.

11.  "Well sweetheart," Alec drawled, causing the man with glasses and spiked hair beside her to glare.  "I've got more business out here than you and geek boy over there do."

12.  Caspian in turned smacked his mate in the back of the head just before Edmund came running over, yelling as he tackled Peter to the ground.

13.  "You made me a faun?!"

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Jan. 29th, 2009

phelps kick ass


Snagged this from [info]sylum_tru because I was bored :D

1. The phone rings; who do you want it to be?
Anyone but my mother :D

2. When shopping at the grocery store, do you return your cart?
Yes, I at least put it in the cart return rack...my car has been hit by too many stray carts...

3. In a social setting, are you more of a talker or a listener?
Depends on the situation, I can be either.

4. Do you take compliments well?
I guess?

5. Do you play Sudoku?
Yes, love the game.

6. If abandoned alone in the wilderness, would you survive?
I'd like to think so.

7. Do you like to ride horses?
Never had a chance to ride one.

8. Did you ever go to camp as a kid?
Yes, Church Camp, Girl Scout Camp...complete with cheesy camp songs :D

9. What was your favorite game as a kid?
Cops and Robbers, Kickball

10. If a sexy person was pursuing you, but you knew he/she was married, would you go for it?

11. Could you date someone with different religious beliefs than you?
As long as they respected my beliefs as I would respect theirs.

12. Do any songs make you cry?
Hymn to the Fallen and there is a band piece that I can't remember the name to, but it's about veterans and a poem is spoken while it is played.  Oh, and sometimes the theme for Schiendler's List.

13. Are you continuing your education?
Eventually...still trying to figure out what field I'm going to continue it in though...

14. Do you know how to shoot a gun?
Yes,but that being said I don't know that I'd be anywhere but behind me while I shoot it :D

15. If your house was on fire, what would be the first thing you grabbed?
Starburst, my 21 year old stuffed bunny rabbit.

16. How often do you read books?
As much as I can...which hasn't been often recently until now...of course getting 5-6 books for Christmas helps.

17. Do you think more about the past, present or future?
I guess it's about even.

18. What is your favorite children's book?
Hmm...when I was young it was a tie between Dr. Suess and the Golden Books...later it was the Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys super mysteries and the Babysitter's Club...Then it went to RL Stine (Fear Street and Goosebumps)...then went to the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

19. What color are your eyes?
Hazel (the blue/green version)

20. How tall are you?

21. Where is your dream house located?
Somewhere warm year round and near a beach

22. Do you have a secret fetish?
arms...though I guess it's not too secret...the next on the list would probably be a tie between smile and eyes

23. Have you tried sushi?
...I don't do raw stuff...I'm sure it's wonderful but I just can't bring myself to eat it.

24. Have you ever taken pictures in a photo booth?
Nope, can't say that I ever have.

25. When was the last time you were at Olive Garden?
I can't even remember...probably about 4 or 5 months ago

26. When was the last time you were at Church?
April 2008

27. Where was the furthest place you traveled today?
School...about 5 min away

28. What was your favorite job?
Probably at KB Toys...when we weren't being aggrevated by children who's parents thought we were babysitters we got to play with demo toys.

29. Do you like mustard?

30. Do you prefer to sleep or eat?

31. Do you look like your mom or dad?
I've heard I look a lot like both so I'm going to go with that...I have my mother's body shape but more of my father's features (eyes, hair color, etc.)

32. How long does it take you in the shower?
depends...if I'm in a hurry about 10-15 min...if I have time then sometimes a good 45 min.

33. Can you do splits?
My body was never that flexible...

34. What movie do you want to see right now?
Ten Inch Hero :D

35. If you could fast forward your life, would you?
Only to the point where I have an actual job in my field and lived on my own.

36. What did you do for New Year's?
Roasted marshmellows

37. Do you think The Grudge was scary?
Never seen it.

38. Could you relate to a character in Mean Girls?

39. Do you own a camera phone?

40. Do you have an "ex box" with pics and letters from past lovers?

41. Was your mom a cheerleader?
No but she could have been *innocent grin*

42. What's the last letter of your middle name?

43. Do you like your middle name?

44. How many hours of sleep do you get a night?
about 4-6...8-10 on weekends.

45. Do you like care bears?
Who doesn't? :D  I loved the care bears.

46. What do you buy at the movies?
ticket and drink...sometimes candy...depends on if I've eaten before or not.

47. Do you know how to play poker?
Nope...not at all.

48. Do you wear your seatbelt?
Yes, it's the first thing I do when I get in a car.  My friends all hated it in HS because I made them buckle up before I would even start the car.

49. What do you wear to sleep?
some type of lounge pants and a tshirt.

50. Anything big ever happen in your hometown?
Probably prom...seriously...nothing ever happens here.

51. How many meals do you eat a day?

52. Is your tongue pierced?

53. Do you like funny or serious people better?
I like people who have a good sense of humor and can take or make a joke but be serious when it's needed.

54. Ever been to L.A.?

55. Did you eat a cookie today?
No...but I had a brownie...does that count?

56. Do you steal or pay for your music downloads?

57. Do you hate chocolate?
Nope...I quite like it.

58. What do you and your parents fight about the most?
cleaning my room that no one ever sees...

59. Are you a gullible person?
Not normally

60. Do you need a boyfriend/girlfriend to be happy?

61. If you could have any job what would it be?
Not sure really...probably either what I'm doing or being an athletic trainer or bio-mechanic researcher for olympic athletes.

62. Are you easy to get along with?
I believe I am

63. What is your favourite time of day?
Night time.
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Jan. 24th, 2009

phelps pressure

Meme...again :D

Snagged from saxihighlandck 

Name a fandom you know I know and I'll tell you:

1. The first character I first fell in love with
2. The character I never expected to love as much as I do now
3. The character everyone else loves that I don't
4. The character I love that everyone else hates
5. The character I used to love but don't any longer
6. The character I would shag anytime
7. The character I'd want to be like
8. The character I'd slap
9. A pairing that I love
10. A pairing that I despise
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