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Dreams of Jade May. 6th, 2005 @ 05:09 pm
Title: Dreams of Jade
Fandom: none
Rating: G
Categories: story, magic, daydream, loss, china

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Up in the Air Apr. 29th, 2005 @ 06:15 pm
Title: Up in the Air
Fandom: none
Rating: G
Categories: story, flying, daydream, happiness
Other info: I used to do a writing excercize where I found an inspiration of some sort (in this case, the words "up in the air"), set a timer for ten minutes, and just wrote. This is what came out of one of those sessions. (And when you see "DNA" know that I am not referring to deoxyribonucleic acid, but Douglas Noel Adams, author of the best book ever written.)

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Mod Post! Please read! Important stuff! Apr. 26th, 2005 @ 05:53 pm
Okay. Apparently people are forgetting the rules, or not reading them at all. Just to refresh everyone's memory, I'm going to go over some of the most important and most often broken here.

1. You must use the correct form when posting. It's rule #9, but I'm probably going to move it to the top of the page so people will be more likely to see it. But, here it is:

Fandom: (if any)
Other info:
--post piece--

This is very important. It makes everyone's life, especially mine, eight billion times easier. If you do not list the categories you want your piece listed under, I will make up some categories for you, and they might not be the categories you want. There is a reason for the categories! Every time someone posts a piece, I put it in the memories under the listed categories, so that people can go back later and find what they want without having to slog through the entire community. Also, if you do not know what "fandom" means, just ignore it, because it most likely isn't relevant.

2. Put the title of your piece in the subject line (yes, in addition to in the form). This also makes everything easier in regard to archiving. If your piece does not have a title, make one up.

3. Please don't post just introducing yourself. We like it when new people come, and we like learning a little bit about them, but we also want to see what they've written or made.

4. If you have more than one piece you want to post, post them in different entries. This is for archiving purposes. If the pieces are related or part of a series, you can go back later and add links.

5. Really people. Proofread before you post. Read over your piece one or two times to check for obvious grammar mistakes and typos. Make use of your word processor's spell check function. I don't demand excellence, but I do demand readability.

6. Stay on topic. This community has a specific purpose, and I'd like it to stick to that. Also, do not post an entry or comment advertising your community. If you would like to advertise, drop an email to suedadieotan @ gmail dot com, and I'll check out your community and see if it's pertinent.

7. Now, this totally has not been a problem, but it bears repeating for future reference. Always be curteous and polite. If you are not, your comment will (probably) be deleted, and you will be warned or banned, depending on the severity.

8. This isn't a rule, so much as a head's up. When writing and publishing on the internet, copyright is always an issue. Fanfiction is always a copyright issue, but original work can cause quite a copyright headache. I have no way of knowing if anything posted here has been plagarized (short of spending several hours searching), and no way to protect what's posted here against being plagarized (short of going friends only). I kept the communiy visible to everyone, so that anyone could read without joining. But I've been thinking for a while of making the entire community friends only. Sure, random people couldn't wander in and read, but your work would be somewhat more protected. Also, if something's posted on the internet, freely visible to anyone at all, that counts as being already published, and no editors will touch it. But if something's posted on the internet so that only a few people will see it, it has a much higher chance of being looked at by a publisher (but I can't garnuantee). So if anyone wants to publish any of the work they've posted here, they should make a friends only post. I'm not crystal clear on all the details, but if anyone wants to learn more about copyright law (which is obviously the most interesting thing in the world), he or she can visit Copyright.gov. I would really suggest reading the FAQ.

So I'll take a vote. If you want the community to go friends only, or want it to stay open, or don't care, please post here.

Okay, that was pretty long-winded. But we want this to be a quality community, right? It's normally pretty slow here, but I have noticed a pick-up recently, and I think it's important to refresh everyone's memory, and inform the new people. And think about the copyright thing.

Writing in Gotevian. Apr. 26th, 2005 @ 03:42 am
This is a piece of writing translated from Gotevian, a language I am in the later processes of inventing.

Nevermind the crappy prose-thing itself. ;)

Laled ma thré m’eiseuvdanol lar.

Here is the spring of the year.

Ninlainel tyi irnea vanolin sar.

Grief and tears are gone.

Ilomed arlanol carthel wavolin lar.

Darkness is turned to light of morning.

Placum dlau maethed igeithed meineb semé iarthedénari,

Throw off that stale thought from yesterday,

Layzwélá ma ielaneb neára soilúnnom aganocaga.

Where fear of doubt haunted the future,

Tyi dlau blunebea teinedea

And down your cheeks

Irnea cólo ma iaranari beth venirais hailinocaga.

Tears like blood from the past fell.

Doä laleanum caln télo m’alio

But come now into the sun

Laled e’fenya ilomom lar—

Here is a glade of light—

Tyi ger e’bryed anosom nyoromcé suseta dhat.

And under a tree of silver and gold you may sit.
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hey im new here Apr. 13th, 2005 @ 08:29 pm
Hey,i'm Vicki,i'm 13.This community is just my thing!Magic and dreams.I love all things magical,spooky or not.I love writing poetry and making up legends.I quite often use gods in them,but mostly magical creatures such as water kelpies,faeries or fairys whichever you spell it and pixies/brownies.They are mostly set in scotland too,but in ancient times so i get to make up a god or two to use;)

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Current Mood: accomplished

Hi. :) Nov. 16th, 2004 @ 04:23 am
New here; this is exactly my kind of place. I am fourteen years old, my name's Maggie (or Margaret if you prefer) and I love to write. It's my greatest passion ever. I also like drama, music of many sorts, philology, mythology, history, philosophy, anything written by Tolkien and other eclectic subjects. Interior Alaska is where I live, and no, I don't live in an igloo and there are no polar bears off of the artic ice over here. ;)

Mostly I write fantasy and poetry, usually nature-based poetry, with lots of imagery and description. :) I recently made a writing journal also, which is spunsilk.

Nice community here, I look forward to meeting other of like-minds here.

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Current Mood: okayokay
Current Music: "Timothy Leary" - Moody Blues

God and the Devil Played Chess (Untitled) Sep. 29th, 2004 @ 10:08 am
Title: Untitled
Fandom: None
Rating: G
Categories: Poem
Other info: This is a piece I wrote for my creative writing class. I didn't particularly like it. The first line, "God and the Devil play chess" just sort of.. popped into my head while I was walking home from class one day. Everyone in the class seemed to like it, but.. I don't know. See for yourselves. :)

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Current Mood: tiredtired
Current Music: "The Bird of Rhiannon" - Faith & the Muse

Riddle (untitled) Sep. 28th, 2004 @ 07:48 pm
Title: (none)
Fandom: (if any) (none)
Rating: G
Categories: poem, riddle
Other info: I wrote this for English. It is supposedly an Anglo-Saxon style riddle, and I'm actually rather proud of it (it's grown on me). I would like to submit it to my school's literary magazine as a poem, so I'd love it if you could tell me what you think!

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Current Mood: creative
Current Music: Vertical Horizon

Unsex me here Sep. 26th, 2004 @ 12:18 pm
Title: Unsex me here
Fandom: Macbeth by Shakespeare
Rating: PG-13 I guess (for language)
Categories: Art, drama
Other info: The quote is of course from Shakespeare, but I found it at sparknotes.com. I got the pictures off picsearch.com (search for "Lady Macbeth"), and the program used was Paint Shop Pro 7. Text reads: "come you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts...unsex me here"

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Newness Sep. 25th, 2004 @ 12:46 pm
Hi, guys. I recently joined after I saw the link in my community. Great idea. =)

Just wanted intro. and say hi. I'm Blaine/Lane, whichever you prefer. I write mostly fiction, mostly fantasy, although I occasionally throw in something different.

I love to read other people's works, as well.

These Sins Sep. 24th, 2004 @ 08:11 pm
Title: These Sins
Fandom: Harry Potter
Rating: PG-13
Categories: fanfiction, sad, romantic
Other info: This is a Draco/Pansy one shot. Even if you don't like the Harry Potter books you might like this, because I think that the theme is universal. It's about 3,500 words long, so it'll take a few minutes to read. This is also posted at Fiction Alley here.
Disclaimer: I am not making any money of this, nor do I claim to be the creator of any of the characters, settings, or concepts found in the Harry Potter series.

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Sep. 23rd, 2004 @ 07:29 pm
I'm wondering what everyone thought about Tuck Everlasting. I didn't read the book when I was younger, so I just recently finished it for a Children's Lit course I'm taking now. (As a senior at University.)

My questions are this:
-Which character was your favorite, and why?
-Which character was your least favorite, and why?
-Did you like the overall pace of the book?
-Did you like the overall description in the book?
-Did you like the ending?
-What would you have changed?

I can't control comments, so there may be spoilers for those of you who haven't read or finished the book. And I'd love to hear what people thought about the movie (which I've yet to see~ but I'm planning on renting it tomorrow night. ^_^).

P.S. Please let me know if this is an inappropriate forum for such a discussion. ^_^ Thank you!


Anansi and the Magic Pot Sep. 21st, 2004 @ 11:40 am
title: Anansi and the Magic Pot
Category: Folk Tales
Rating: "G"

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Sep. 20th, 2004 @ 10:49 pm
Title: Mallory's Story
Rating: R
Categories: Drama, Realism
Other info: *Disclaimer: This story is rated R for language. The characters belong not only to me, but to their co-creator, Jen. So we share the credit. :)


I'd really appreciate any feedback you may have. Thanks!

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lancelot's theme Sep. 8th, 2004 @ 09:35 am
Title: Lancelot's Theme
Rating: "G"
Categories: Fairy Tales
Other info: As opposed to common versions, Lancelot keeps his knightly values, and loves from chaste, from afar

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