M7G-512 (or: Why Gate Team 5 is No Longer Allowed To Write Their Own Mission Reports) (Stargate Atlantis)

By | February 20, 2017

Originally Posted: Aug. 31st, 2006
Length/Rating: 264 words, PG, Gen
Pairing/Warnings: none
Summary: Not everyone is good at paperwork, and Matt would definitely be one of those people.

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Expanding the Bookshelves

By | February 19, 2017
Big White Writing Binder of DOOM!

Big White Writing Binder of Drafting

I’m very slowly revamping the Online Stories/Novels section of the website as I work through consolidating the electronic archives of stories I’ve accumulated over the years… and there are a LOT of them.

Which brings me to the interesting kerfuffle of how to post these new-old works.

I’ve been backdating the Fan Fiction to mondays, but I’m already back to 2013 with plenty left to go! For now I’ve swapped to posting those fics I’m fond of in 2017 and continuing to backdate the less impressive works.

As I’ve been working my way through them I’ve started working on new fics (because old Muses never die) which only adds to the headaches.

The original fiction pile is just as messy, since I have several of the NaNoWriMo novels that never got copied over plus all of the stuff that was written prior to the blog’s existence. But I’m not sure if I should post it as-is or work on a rewrite as I go. I think I may do something similar to the fan fiction where I simply note the original date of creation. *ponders*

The problem is, a lot of the writing is very very rough and I’m not sure if it’s even worth posting at all. It’s a lot of fun for me to see the old stuff because it brings back great memories and get the Muses rolling again. I’m just not sure if folks who aren’t me will enjoy them.

Suppose it can’t hurt, worst case scenario is that they’re up and archived but never read… and that’s most of the content on the internet already! 😉

Saturday Story Prompts [2017.02.18]

By | February 18, 2017
Saturday Story Prompts

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1. They seed the edges of the roads as they walk and within weeks the path is overcome with fast growing vines.

2. Appointments are scarce this time of year and she finds herself stuck wedging it in between hot yoga and a tarot reading.

3. “There is no opting out. If you refuse to do this voluntarily, we’ll do it ourselves and bring you along. There’s nothing in the prophecy that says you have to survive the final battle, only that you have to be there.”

4. Flames lick up the walls and dance across the ceiling, burning away the dust and filth and leaving the surfaces beneath untouched.

5. I wanted to be a bricklayer when I was young. Watching them work, building house after house in my neighborhood, creating homes from mud… seemed almost magical.


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Fat Pony #001-003

By | February 16, 2017
Fat Animal Magnets Fat Ponies #001-003

Fat Ponies #001-003

It’s one of those universal truths… if you give me some sculpey, I’m going to sculpt horses! Well Fat Ponies, to be precise.;)

The completely unsurprising addition to the Fat Animal Magnet parade turned out to be one of the harder ones to cast. As you can see by the raw resin casts the mold picked up a few weird artifacts and I had some issues with bubbled in the hooves. I’m already working on a second version (this time testing out a non-silicone mold) that will hopefully sort things out.

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Chasing New Year’s Resolutions

By | February 15, 2017

To-do List

I was planning on making a list of resolutions for this year, but I kept getting distracted by life and now it’s halfway through February and I still don’t have one.

Part of me wants to throw in the towel and not set any resolutions this year. Historically I have a poor track record of actually accomplishing said resolutions, or even remembering I have resolutions… so not setting any is an automatic win, right?

I’m thinking it’s more of an automatic loss.

But I really don’t know what I want to accomplish this year yet, other than to get healthy and that’s what Nerd Fitness is for. The four week challenges are a great way to pick small wins and I really like playing along in the Assassin Mini Quests.

I could just commit to doing all of the challenges and then pick additional non-fitness goals each time… so I don’t have any specific resolutions other than ‘Do Four Week Challenges’. *ponders*

I think this is going to require more thinking…