bradygirl_12: (bat o'lantern 2)
A double set of horror tales for Halloween: the Bat-Family enters the Twilight Zone in The Twilight Zone II: Vengeful Chorus while Natasha suffers from The Sisterhood Of The Ruby Stilettos XII: Red In Her Ledger.
bradygirl_12: (han--luke (sickbay))
September was a month of personal upheaval, so not much writing this month, though I did manage to post one story.

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bradygirl_12: (wonder woman (warrior))
The Great Amazonia changes many people’s lives, not the least of whom is Steve Trevor.
bradygirl_12: (batman--robin (kiss passionate))
August was a quiet month but there were some accomplishments. :)

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bradygirl_12: (lobster dinner)
By-The-Sea XVII: Fishy Business ;) features the Trinity Plus One as they do some deep-sea fishing off the coast of Cape Cod.
bradygirl_12: (canada love)
July was a busy month in RL so not much writing or posting. However, there are some gems! :)

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bradygirl_12: (superman--wonder woman (uncle sam & lady)
A Happy Fourth of July to my fellow Americans! Despite the circus in Washington, we're still here, and that counts for something!

Did the cook-out thing over the weekend (hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, the whole nine yards). I'm going to be spending the day quietly catching up on my reading, writing a little, and maybe working on my Due South records project. I may tune in the James Cagney classic, Yankee Doodle Dandy tonight, in between checking out the show on the Esplanade in Boston.

I'm very happy to watch the fireworks from the comfort of my own couch. Somehow sitting for hours in the blazing sun with thousands of other people awaiting the fireworks show at night doesn't appeal to me. :)

Enjoy your day! Today, we are all New England Patriots! ;)
bradygirl_12: (canadian beaver)
Happy Canada Day to all of our friends up North! :)

My paternal grandmother was born on Prince Edward Island, so I've got some Canadian in me! ;)

I've also been on a Canadian kick since the Due South Archive was transferred to AO3 and I've been going through 154 records to reformat where I can, add tags, and break up the stories into chapters. I've been rereading the old stories and poems (I wrote a LOT of DS poetry!) and remembering the friends I made in that fandom, many of whom I'm still in contact with today.

The show aired on American TV from 1994-1996 and was revived for a 1998-1999 run. The show was quirky with subtle humor in the first two seasons, poking fun at Canadian and American stereotypes, and it became a hot fandom with the Benton Fraser/Ray Vecchio slash pairing. The show's subtext sometimes was more text! Ray bringing Benny home to meet his mother in the Pilot? Ray the only one to call him 'Benny'? Meeting in a closet at the Chicago Precinct to discuss strategy? Riiiight! Saving each other's lives? Dief (short for Diefenbaker), a deaf wolf who had saved Benny in the Yukon, welcoming Ray into the pack right away? I could go on and on! :)

The revival went on without David Marciano (Ray Vecchio), who was no longer available, so Callum Keith Rennie played Ray Kowalski as the new partner. Paul Gross (Benton Fraser) was given complete control (never give an actor complete control!). He wrote the scripts, starred in the show, and produced. The show's humor went from subtle to broad, and the tone was completely different. Kind of reminded me of the old '70s British SF series, Space: 1999, with Seasons 1 and 2 drastically different. Anyway, there are a lot of Fraser/Kowalski fans out there, but there are still Benny/Ray V. fans carrying the torch. The episodes, including the Pilot, can be found on YouTube.

Due South was one of the first fandoms to successfully straddle zines and on-line archives. During the show's first run, dozens of zines were published, not only in the U.S. but also Canada, the U.K., Australia, and New Zealand. Hundreds of stories were being uploaded to Hexwood (the old name for the DS Archive), and the show stayed hot for several years. I wrote the first Benny/Ray V. slash story (as Jeannie Marie) that appeared in a zine, The Straight And Narrow (the story title, not the zine title). :) In addition to the 154 stories and poems that I uploaded to Hexwood, I wrote dozens more for zines. A great creative time! :)

I also went to the DS con, RCW 139, in Toronto in '97, '98, and '99. I was the DMOB (David Marciano Oestregen Brigade) liaison to David Marciano in '98, and let me tell you, I've never seen more gorgeous green eyes! :) I continued DMOB duties in '99, but David was not a guest that year. I did bring Ray Doll in '98 and David got a big kick out of the knitted doll. :)

In '98, the Toronto Daily Mail published a story on slash fiction with Benny and Ray V. excerpts. I can only imagine what David thought reading the paper with his morning eggs! ;) But he's a very cool guy. Very courteous to the fans and a good sport, too.

I've finished 140 records and have 14 more to go! Whoo hoo! :)
bradygirl_12: (mel--johnny (keeps up nights--you))
The first Mel/Johnny story I wrote for Public Enemies fandom which launched a thousand (at least it seems like it, LOL!) tales: "And What Keeps You Up At Nights, Mr. Dillinger?"
bradygirl_12: (steve--diana (love))
June was a bizzy month, celebrating birthdays and the Wonder Woman movie! :)

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bradygirl_12: (trinity (santas & mrs. claus))
To celebrate the opening of the Wonder Woman movie, here are some classic stories:

Jewels In The Crown II: Heritage deals with Diana’s restlessness on Paradise Island and her mother’s wise counsel about her heritage.

Eve Of Battle: the Trinity before the battle is met.

By-The-Sea III: Angel, Baby follows Diana and Steve during a retro weekend of fun. :)
bradygirl_12: (batman--robin (kiss passionate))
Author sign--ups are now open at DCU-Bang and Marvel_Bang. I think I'll pass this year, the first time since 2011 that I won't have a Big Bang on my plate, but I'm pretty busy with my Bruce/Dick Bingo Card, anyway. So far, out of 9 squares I have 3 filled/posted, 2 in the queue to be posted, writing No. 6, ideas for No. 7 and 8, and no idea for No. 9. :)

I'm hoping to get back to some of my Han/Luke stuff again, and am pleased to see that METV will be airing the original Battlestar Galactica starting June 3rd. Could be some fresh inspiration there! I've got a few Clark/Bruce stories in mind, too.

Hmm, looks like DC is taking up my time, but I'm sure Marvel will sneak in there, too. Some Steve/Bucky? A little Natasha/Pepper? ;)

Stay tuned!
bradygirl_12: (steve--tony (flirtatious glances))
It’s been five years since the debut of The Avengers, my favorite Marvel movie, and so let’s celebrate that special band of heroes with Keeping Vigil, a story in which Thor takes care of his mortal teammates, and Tales-By-The-Sea, a series of seaside stories that are full of sun, sea and sand. :)
bradygirl_12: (cake (lemon))
April was relatively quiet but there are more in the works. :)

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bradygirl_12: (canadian beaver)
Just testing my Dreamwidth cross-posting. I'll probably still post my fic over on LJ and then import it here, as I have so darned much I don't want to be setting up archive pages over here. If the inevitable happens and I someday abandon LJ, I'll just have to navigate via tags here. I refuse to redo all those links over here! :)

Anyway, I'll probably still write non-fic entries over there but may do some here and cross-post to get into the habit. Happily I've backed up my journal here and the majority of my fic is posted at AO3. Never put all your eggs in one basket!

I am not abandoning LJ for the foreseeable future, not with recently-paid icons and a paid account, not unless I have no choice. Right now it's still my choice. And I can check my DW Reading List here and keep up with people.

Is Tumblr where fandom has pretty much relocated? I really don't like that platform. Has something where discussion is encouraged emerged out there, or is it DW? Which most people don't use, though that may change.

Anyway, still on LJ, but also BradyGirl_12 on DW. What is the code on DW to make a tag like this: [profile] bradygirl? I tried dw user but that doesn't work. And what's the code for cuts? On LJ, it's lj-cut text= and lj-cut (bracketed, of course), but what is it on DW?

EDIT: Hmm, I used the lj user code and it came out looking like a DW name. Weird.

Anyway, slowly setting things up just in case. I can see something in the future with me posting fic here on DW and linking back to LJ for previous fic, and also using tags here to find stuff. I don't know yet.
bradygirl_12: (roy--johnny (gentle touch))
The Old Married Couple Moments series is one of my favorites for Roy and Johnny of Emergency! fandom. :)
bradygirl_12: (black widow (intense eyes))
March was a quiet month for posting but not for writing! Ha, ha, maybe lots more posting this month of April. :)

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bradygirl_12: (trees and flowers 1)
Good morning, my lovelies, and a BIG Thank You to [livejournal.com profile] catalenamara, a dear and generous friend who answered my plea for help with my extra userpics. You are a Peach Among Peaches, my dear! *hugs*

It's a very nice boost considering I've been under-the-weather all weekend, so I am extra happy that I can play with my icons. You guys are so generous! *wipes tear* Love you all, and especially Cat this morning! :)

As always, enjoy what you will from my posts. I am working on some new fanfic that you might like and am always interested in your posts. I have learned a lot about people on LJ and must say that my flist has quality people. :)

Have a good day, my friends! Happy Vernal Equinox! :)

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