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I put Leaving Tomorrow (the Moaning Myrtle story I did) up at SQ,… - The Phantom Librarian
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I put Leaving Tomorrow (the Moaning Myrtle story I did) up at SQ, fixing my serious canon-oops with Tom's age. :facepalm: I also pulled a couple that have been pretty badly obsoleted, and one that I know I'm not going to finish (I write too much, and I felt like my list was getting way too long!). If anyone wants to read "Summer Strangers," "Invisible," or "Blood in the Earth," they are still on HB and/or FFN, I think.

I have four different original story ideas, and I can't seem to settle. Every time I get interested in one, I end up thinking about another instead. This would be great, if they were vaguely mergeable, but one is futuristic fantasy, one is semi-classical fantasy. Two are science fiction, but in very different universes (or if they're the same universe, it's at very different times, as one involves the founding of a first colony and the other has a colony system in place for a century or two). And part of me keeps thinking how much fun it would be to do a haunted house story. I even have a title: The Addition. But I have no characters or plot (except one that steals a bit too heavily from Ann Rivers Siddons' The House Next Door, and therefore must be discarded).

Must... settle... on... something...

I'm also having a bad hair week. Just looks like hell. God, I want it to be summer. All this dry artificial heating is making my hair dull and flyaway. Waah, waah, waah.
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azaelia_culnamo From: azaelia_culnamo Date: March 15th, 2006 10:34 pm (UTC) (Link)
Reviewed Leaving Tomorrow! :D

And yeah... I have about 87 different stories idea, both ficwise and original. Sigh.
kizmet_42 From: kizmet_42 Date: March 16th, 2006 02:33 am (UTC) (Link)
Something that worked for me last fall when I was thinking about not NaNoing was to think each story through for a considerable distance, doing some spotty writing, working out the universe, that sort of thing. I have two other stories that may come to pass because I invested the time in them but discovered that the story I was to write wasn't those just now.

If you're not settled on something, it's not ripe yet.
kressel From: kressel Date: March 16th, 2006 04:58 am (UTC) (Link)



I'm very glad you mentioned that because it very influenced the next chapter of my story. I was planning on linking to it when I post on Sunday, and you've just made it that much easier!
kressel From: kressel Date: March 19th, 2006 03:56 pm (UTC) (Link)



I just put up the link to this story and acknowledged you! Your story really did inspire me.
olympe_maxime From: olympe_maxime Date: March 16th, 2006 03:55 pm (UTC) (Link)
But... did Summer Strangers really get obsoleted? I always agreed with your theory that James and Lily could've been friends to start off with, but then he started becoming this annoying git. :)

I really love that story. Same goes for Invisible, another brilliant story which I don't believe has technically been obsoleted. I have my own favourite Snape theory (yes, I belong in the he-liked-Lily gang) but you nearly convinced me about that..
fernwithy From: fernwithy Date: March 16th, 2006 04:10 pm (UTC) (Link)
Well, all of Snape's background was wrong. "Summer Strangers"... not so much on the James/Lily stuff, but I have a feeling we're going to find out Petunia was older eventually. Mostly, I was looking for things to pull off the list. It was just getting embarrassingly long!
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erised1810 From: erised1810 Date: March 17th, 2006 08:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
What? you pulls stuff from the archive because canon blew itto bits? I do hope book seven doesn't have all yoru stuff obsoelted like that. *whimpers* i saved thse fro mwhen they were still in. fi gietto the mi nm ybig to-red pile adn wantto say somethig nabout it do yo ustill want to hear it?
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