Author has written 7 stories for Teen Titans, and Hetalia - Axis Powers.
Updated: 6/3/2016 (Really just generally updating this note. It was a long while since I created this profile and was active on it, the last big period which I consistently wrote being waaay back in 2011, I believe. I still plan on one day finishing my Hetalia story, though, not in the near or even foreseeable future. I just want to note that I am keeping this profile the way it is as a sort of time capsule to my childhood. I've definitely grown as a person since this, and some of these comments that I made when I was younger, I don't necessarily even agree with anymore. That being said, I'm feeling nostalgic and I want a record of my childhood passions somewhere. Who knows, maybe in a few months I'll change my mind and delete everything. Or edit the crap out of it. In the meantime, I don't think it hurts to be able to reflect on who you use to be, so I'll be leaving it for the time being. If for some odd reason someone actually even cares about this, please PM me and we can talk. Otherwise, take this profile with the perspective I've laid out while reading.)
Drawing, Writing, Reading, Watching Awesome Shows and Reading Awesome Books
The whole reason I came to this website was looking for Teen Titans stories (twas my first love) and now, I must admit I spend a fair amount of time reading stories for whatever my fancy is.
I want to be a teacher.
As you can tell, I'm a huge Teen Titans fan. Mainly a BB/RAE fan. You will soon realize this if you even glance at my stories.
Also, I have quickly become a huge fan of Host (Stephenie Meyer) and YuGiOh. AND HETALIA! >,
Yes, yes, I know, blasphemy. But I've gone and got myself addicted to other poisons.
The Host is a scifi novel about a pacifistic alien invasion. If you haven't read it, go do so now. It's amazing. And if you're just avoiding it because it's written by the Twilight lady, then still go read it. It's nothing like Twilight and a zillion times better. Least in my opinion.
As for YuGiOh, I have to mark the famous Little Kuriboh for hooking me with his series, although I did watch the first two seasons back in the day, when it was actually a craze. And while the show may be extremely over dramatic and cheesy at time, but the last season is great and funny and just awesome, despite the new voice actors for the characters. You may have to suffer through a billion episodes of annoying card games, but I thought it was worth it in the end.
Now any YuGiOh fans out there might view LK as a comedic genius, and while that is completely true, I earnestly beg you all to go see his fanfiction page. While it's not really very happy stories all the time, they are magnificent. Extremely gripping and the kind that kill you when you find it's not finished. Here's his page:
Go check him out.
HETALIA. Oh my goodness. Most awesome fandom ever. All those who would love to see the countries of the world as stereotypes of their people, go watch. Freaking epic. Love that show. Even (le~gasp) got me drawing comics, like, the good kind, from fanfictions. Check it out if you dare, and while your at it, read the fanfiction that goes with it. It's a wonderful piece.
Wonderful Fanfic (by Azumizai):
And (2nd~le~gasp!) I'm writing a fanfic myself. Of course, it's based off another person's story, because I'm really lame. Here's the story I'm writing off of, and hopefully I'll start posting soon. Got, like, 40 some pages written, though I'm not anywhere close to being finished...
Awesome story (by Gemini Star01):
Reasons for pairings (or lack there of):
Frankly, I really don't care much for pairings (in any anime, let alone this one) unless their extremely cannon. Yes, I know I seem a bit hypocritical, considering my previous stories in the Teen Titan’s fandom, but technically it is cannon, so hush up. Anyway, with Hetalia, the way I see it, the whole show is a bunch of joking around about relations, but no real ones being there. Now that's not to say I'm completely against any fic with a relationship, no, no. Just I prefer a family kind of scene (Mostly America, Canada, France, and England; they make the most adorable dysfunctional family, it’s just too great to watch [In fact, if you’re like me and enjoy FACE family, here’s a community that I started for platonic, familial relationships: http://www.fanfiction.net/community/FACE_family/90072/ ; ugh, plugging my own stuff, I know, but what can you do?]), rather than romance. Especially with my favorite characters. Now obviously, I take story over romantic preference, so if it's a good story, despite the pairing (such as the hundereds of UKUS stories I have in my faves even though I HATE that romantic paring, just because I see them more in a father/son relationship than anything else) I will fave it for sure. Just won't like it as much as I would if it weren't.
Pairings I “approve of”:
BB/RAE-Beast Boy and Raven don't belong with anyone else. I loath what Terra did to him, so this is the closest to any romance I think he will ever get, that I find suitable. XD And believe it or not, the pairing has grown on me. Alot.
ROB/STAR-Truthfully I really don't care about Robin or Starfire. In fact, I probably could care less what happened to them. But they should absolutely be together. All of the signs are there, so they can never be with anyone. Else it’ll get a bit awkward.
CY-I don't think Cyborg should be with anyone. He seems more like the big brother of the group to me. But, if he must, he should find a nice civilian girl.
Wanda/Ian-Okay, I ADORE Ian. He's nice, sensitive, and has a fighting spirit, and I admire that. Wanda and him just click, and his protectiveness over her is just too cute to deny.
Jared/Melanie- They are a great couple, plain and simple. While I don't have as much emotions invested into them as Wanda and Ian, I do enjoy the possibilities the couple brings to the playing field.
Yugi/Yami-Okay, this is not really a romantic pairing. I prefer them as a father/son kind of view, simply because I think it's cuter and better represented in the show (while some may disagree). It's kinda similar to how I feel about Beast Boy and Cyborg. They've got a very close relationship, and they definitely love each other and care for one another, but more in a brotherly fashion. For both I wish that were expressed more in fics because it's a very interesting and sentimental relationship they've got going that alot of people miss.
Most of the stories I read involve the 'F.A.C.E.' group, of which I really don't care for romantic pairings. It just seems icky when you think of a father figure having relations with the child he reared. But maybe that's just me. However, I LOVE seeing them as a family, love, love, LOVE. Especially America and Britain all father/sonish. Just cute. And Matthew (Canada) is currently my favorite character. Followed very odd 5 way tie with Alfred (US), Arthur (UK), Francis (France, as if you couldn't guess [PAPA FRANCE I LOVE YOU]), Ivan (Russia), and Gilbert (Prussia). And then they're followed by a bunch more. Just love the show so much...
I think I'm alright with this, as long as it's well written. But then again, I'm alright with just about anything as long as it's well written. Though I think I prefer seeing these guys as rivals/frienemies, kinda like with Francis and Artie.
They are cute, though I don't read much of them. I do think this cannon is noteworthy as a 'fave' paring. Besides, other than Austria/Hungary (who I also can see together, though these days less romantic and more friendly), they’re really the only cannon pairing out there, yeah?
Again, generally, unless it's cannon, I like friendship/family rather than romantic. That's just how I am.
Overall note on Pairings: Now, something everyone should understand. I actually got into fanfiction.net by reading a Terra/BB story, and the reason I came back was because I enjoyed it. I have no qualms with good stories, ever, and while I may not be attracted to the pairing, I understand it, and I certainly will not deny a good story because of such. Mainly, the list is just for me and the characters. ;)
Allyssa’s short (and yet obscenely long) list of pet peeves [Teen Titan examples, but the comments remain the same for all fandoms:
Nicknames. Now nicknames can be fine when someone is talking, and, they may be fine when they are thinking sometimes. But when someone uses it in the following way, I just can’t stand it.
“So what are we going to do?” Rae asked BB as they walked down the hall. They met Cy on their way, and all of a sudden he asked about Star and Rob’s whereabouts.
Now this is obviously exaggerated, but seriously. Try not to use nicknames unless someone is speaking them. It just doesn’t sound right and it makes the writer look unprofessional.
So, what are we going to do?” Raven asked Beast Boy as they walked down the hall. They met Cyborg on their way, and all of a sudden he asked about Starfire and Robin.
On a side note, Just so EVERYONE knows, Raven and Starfire DO NOT call others by nicknames. This is one of the things that gets on my nerves in this Fandom, and even in others with more straight suited characters. Starfire is grammatically correct EVERY TIME SHE SPEAKS so if anything she'd say their names to the fullest extent, if not adding Friend to the beginning of it. Raven is not going to degrade herself by calling someone their nickname, because she hates being called one herself. There are exemptions, though. Happy Raven can call them by nicknames, and SOMETIMES if Raven is like, dating Beast Boy or something, then she SOMETIMES calls him BB. Sometimes. Starfire will not EVER say 'Friend BB' or something to that extent with anyone. It breaks up the flow of the story. Really.
Over using names/not using them enough. This is very annoying. If you use a person’s whole name in every sentence, or use pronouns too commonly, you confuse the reader or the writing seems tacky and overdrawn. Here are 2 examples.
1. Raven ran through the halls. Raven began to slow, seeing Beast Boy. Raven stopped completely and kissed Beast Boy. Raven and Beast Boy seemed to stay that way for awhile before breaking apart as Starfire came across Raven and Beast Boy.
2. She ran through the halls. She began to slow, seeing him. She stopped completely and kissed him. They seemed to stay that way for awhile before breaking apart as she came across them.
Now, the pronoun one can work for a certain amount of time if you’re going for mysterious, but you should add a few names in there eventually or you will confuse someone, most likely everyone. The following 1 is how I would write it if I was going for normal and 2 is how I would go for interesting and more complex.
1. Raven ran through the halls. She began to slow, seeing Beast Boy. She stopped completely and kissed him. They seemed to stay that way for awhile before breaking apart as Starfire came across them.
2. She ran through the halls. Her pace began to slow as soon as she saw him. She stopped completely, and kissed him. He didn’t argue, and deepened the kiss. They seemed to stay that way, Raven wrapped in Beast Boy’s arms, until Starfire came across them.
Repetitive grammar mistakes. Now I can understand if you don’t have a spell check or something, but if you make constant mistakes, not only in using the same words but in capitalization and punctuation, it gets on the reader’s nerves and most of the time they’ll stop reading before the end of the chapter, no matter how interesting of a plot your story has:
“how are us gonna be doin this. asked robin to starfire. ‘there defnses are too strongs We cant beet them.” his mask lifting up and down as he spok.
Once again, over exaggerated, but you should get the point. At least go over it afew times to make sure your tenses are correct, that you have everything that needs to be capitalized done so, and try to make sure you have your words spelled right. If you don’t have a spell check, I suggest you get a beta reader. They are extraordinarily helpful.
“How are we going to do this?” asked Robin, directing the comment to Starfire. “Their defenses are too strong. We can’t beat them.” His mask bobbed up and down as he spoke.
Repeating words.I am just as guilty as anyone, unfortunately. I over use “Suddenly” and as of more recently, “dark”, but I am trying to fix this. Example of what I mean:
He suddenly found himself wrapped suddenly around a pole suddenly. Just as suddenly he saw his captor as he suddenly stepped out of the shadows.
For once, this isn’t a dramatization. I actually have written this sentence for one of my older stories, which has fortunately been edited since. It does happen, but there is an easy way to fix this problem. Get a thesaurus. Use one on the computer, a hand held one, was immer auch. You can even ask a beta reader to help with words. Remember, the more unique words you use in your story the more interested the readers will be.
He found himself wrapped around a pole unexpectedly. Just as abruptly he saw his captor as he suddenly stepped from the shadows.
Underly descriptive/incomplete sentences.Okay, if you don’t have any description in your sentences you may confuse the reader. For example:
He flew. He stood by her now, staring.
Now I know this is a perfectly fine sentence, but it has no substance. You may just want to say ‘He flew.’ but if you don’t add any details then your reader may think it’s too bland. The sentence seems to be fragmented too. Also, the reader may get confused to why all of a sudden he is by her. And why is he staring at her?
He flew to her, quicker that he ever imagined possible. He stood by her, staring down sadly.
This gives the reader an image to go on now, and by adding this they can picture the scene properly.
Overly descriptive sentences. Now I know I just lectured about descriptiveness. But if you over do it, the reader may get a bit bored before the end of the sentence.
The beautiful, wonderful, excellently dressed Gothic dark girl stood, slowly walking over to the door, which was very large and very far away, glancing back at every step, making sure that nothing was wrong.
Now say that sentence 5 times fast without taking a deep breath every 6 seconds. There is just too much detail in it. You could break it into little sentences, and they would make better sense. And way too many descriptive words get redundant very quickly. Some words aren’t even relevant.
The beautiful girl stood. She slowly walked to the large door, glancing back at every step, making sure everything was the same as before.
That may even be a bit much. Still, the concept remains the same. Don’t overly describe.
One big paragraph for everything. This may be the most annoying of all of them. I can’t stand it when everything is squeezed in one big paragraph. Even when different people speak. Here is an excerpt from my story with no new paragraphs.
“Friend Raven, I must insist, you need to rest! How will you be able to sustain your energy if you do not-”
“I don’t need to sleep. I need to be here. I need to watch him. I can’t go.” Raven’s voice was clearly exhausted, as was she, but she refused to relinquish her position. She would not leave him, no matter what. He would never be taken from her again, so long as she lived. Never again.” Raven, if you don’t sleep how will you be able to take care of him? If you fall asleep and something happens…” Her eyes widened, turning to find the speaker of these accusative words. They stopped on her leader, giving him a glare frightening enough to scar even the bravest man.” What are you trying to say? That I’m not responsible enough to take care of him?! If anything, Rob-bin, I am the most qualified, and if you even thin-”
“Raven, I didn’t mean that. I just meant that if something happened and you weren’t in your best physical and mental states then you could, possibly, might make a small mistake…could.” Raven looked at the frightened boy, still making an effort to get her to rest, and glanced back at the boy who held her heart. She was about to respond when she was overtaken by the need to yawn, and did so. Cyborg took this opportunity to convince her while she was quieted. “Don’t worry, Raven. We can handle him. You need to get some rest. Go.” She sighed, stifling another yawn. She raised her head up to face him. “Fine, but so help you if anything happens while I’m gone and you don’t tell me…” and with that she took one receding glance at the boy lying stilly in the bed, and left for her room.
What’s troublesome to me is people randomly decide to add a space where every they feel like. When someone tries to read that, they are easily lost, end up getting confused very easily (they may even get a headache by the time they finish, never good). Here it is with all the normal spacing.
“Friend Raven, I must insist, you need to rest! How will you be able to sustain your energy if you do not-”
“I don’t need to sleep. I need to be here. I need to watch him. I can’t go.” Raven’s voice was clearly exhausted, as was she, but she refused to relinquish her position. She would not leave him, no matter what. He would never be taken from her again, so long as she lived. Never again.
“Raven, if you don’t sleep how will you be able to take care of him? If you fall asleep and something happens…” Her eyes widened, turning to find the speaker of these accusative words. They stopped on her leader, giving him a glare frightening enough to scar even the bravest man.
“What are you trying to say? That I’m not responsible enough to take care of him?! If anything, Rob-bin, I am the most qualified, and if you even thin-”
“Raven, I didn’t mean that. I just meant that if something happened and you weren’t in your best physical and mental states then you could, possibly, might make a small mistake…could.” Raven looked at the frightened boy, still making an effort to get her to rest, and glanced back at the boy who held her heart. She was about to respond when she was overtaken by the need to yawn, and did so. Cyborg took this opportunity to convince her while she was quieted.
“Don’t worry, Raven. We can handle him. You need to get some rest. Go.” She sighed, stifling another yawn. She raised her head up to face him.
“Fine, but so help you if anything happens while I’m gone and you don’t tell me…” and with that she took one receding glance at the boy lying stilly in the bed, and left for her room.
Now isn’t that ten times better? All you need to remember is whenever someone new speaks, start a new paragraph. You can never have to small of a paragraph here, and when you have more it seems to lengthen the story. Especially if you have a very short story. Now I’m not saying start a new paragraph every sentence, but try to start one every time the subject changes. Even if it’s a small change. I’ll make it easier to read. I promise.
Switching Tense. You may have written an excellent story, filled with wonderful details and amazing descriptions, and yet has constantly switching tenses. VERY DISTRACTING. Here’s an example:
He sat in the dining room, sneaking glances at her whenever he thinks it safe. He is looking at her when she suddenly looks at him. She began to yell at him for staring, but then notices his eyes. She thought to herself, Wow, those are beautiful. They continue staring until Robin sees them.
“What’s wrong?” They both shake their heads violently and blush. Robin smiles knowingly. Raven excused herself quickly, rushing from the room.
Now look at this.
He sat in the dining room, sneaking glances at her whenever he though it safe. He’s looking at her when she suddenly looked at him. She began to yell at him for staring, but then noticed his eyes. She thought to herself, ‘Wow, those are beautiful.’ They continue staring until Robin saw them.
“What’s wrong?” They both shook their heads violently and blush. Robin smiled knowingly. Raven excused herself quickly, rushing from the room.
Now THAT is better. I personally enjoy reading past tense, because it seems to flow better. Present tense is a bit difficult to write well and is generally used with beginners. I have read quite a few present tense stories, though, so it can be done. You just have to work extra hard.
I’ll continue to add to this list if I think of any.
Ps. Just so you all know, we all make these mistakes, it’s just taking the time to fix them we’ve gotta rememeber. :)
Fictions I have completed
The Fading Light:
This story is my first work. I admit it is very simple and not very well written. I am attempting to fix this. I am currently editing this story for the FORTH time. Yes, that is a lot. See, I suck at seeing mistakes. Until I have ALREADY updated the story and ‘believe’ it’s finally perfect, that is. Stupid, stupid girl. I will continue (probably my entire boredom time) to re- and re-edit the story. No big changes (probably), but I have drastically changed Chapter 6 on my Second editing, so who knows. But if I do make a large change I will inform the public. Not that the public really cares...Anyway, I'm sure that you want to hear the story behind the story, right? RIGHT?! Well, if you've made it this far through my rant, I won’t disappoint. This was my first experience with writing anything of substance, so even if it is lame, I’m keeping it here, just because it was a big deal to me. XD ANYWAY.
This story actually came to me in a dream. Ohhh, surprise, surprise. Yea, I know. The first five chapters came at least. I jotted them down, and then (me being the primitive mind I am) presumed to 'think' the rest up. Now how I did this was by lying down in my darkened bedroom and closed my eyes. I thought this would give me a good idea for the story, but all it did was give me a headache. Yay.
So anyway, I later typed the first chapters and (later when I actually found this site) posted them. Hence the reason they are extremely short. And the rest are 2- to 3-times longer than them.
Originally I had planned to in no way what so ever involve the thieves again, but when I was out of ideas, I talked with my mom and she wondered about them. So hence that came around.
Now this may really scare you...or not. But I find it amusing, so here it is. Now when I began this story I was still in the phase where I was like, "Ohhh, Beast Boy loves Terra, and he would love her forever! I think she was a hero, I mean, come on, she saved the city! What a great gal, too bad she turned to stone..." Kinda thing. I know, SOOOOOOO scary. Uggg...That’s why this has him thinking Terra would be 'the only one who would listen'. Sad, I know. But I am slowly converting it to a BB/RAE. I am adding sooooooo much fluff you wouldn't believe. I will be adding a new paragraph to Chapter 11 in the section where Johnson comes to get him. (From future Allyssa: I may have already done this or not, really not sure, can’t remember. XD Either way, eventually, I will go back over this story and make edits. Probably when I’m an old woman. But I’m planning on archiving it, simply because it was my FIRST story. Ah, memories…)
Speaking of Johnson, I want to say that I had no intention in making an OC. None whatsoever. It just happened, and I must admit I went a bit overboard. Okay, maybe more than a bit, but it was my first time, give me a break!
Okay, this was a project for Language Arts. 8th Grade Language Arts. So yeah.
I needed to come up with original poetry, so I wrote about the things I loved: Raven and Beast Boy. I actually enjoy writing poems over stories, for one they are a heck of a lot easier to end, and two they can be as short as you want. By the way, I got a B on it. Woohoo. I'm not very good at illustrating…
Also, I have not 'finished' this fic, but it could be finished at any time, so...
Beauty and the...Raven?:
This, once again, was a school project. I made this for my mastery teacher (8th grade strikes again), for one of those 'Fractured Fairytales. If you don't know what that is, go ahead and ask, but I'm pretty sure you can figure it out by reading the story. I never got a grade back for this one...peculiar...
Heads or Tails?:
This story was made on a whim. I had tried earlier to make something similar, but I couldn't get a good story with it, at least not until I read Hell Hath no Fury by DarkSideOfBlue. I am both happy and disappointed with my results. Happy because I like the fact that I made a workable story with it, but disappointed because I had originally wanted it to be Beast Boy instead of Raven. Oh well. You can’t win them all.
Can't live without you...:
This is one of the fics I am most proud of. I did three pics for this story.
(Also in Chapter 1)
It’s funny, when I started this story, I wanted it to be Raven instead of Beast Boy. I was just gonna make it a small oneshot, like the beginning chapter, But with just the flashbacks. I thought about it more and more, and then I thought ' Well, if I make it Raven, she can show more emotion than Beast Boy, and her emotion would seem more significant because of the fact she never shows alot of it.' So I changed it, but I'm thinking of posting the original version just because [Future Lyssa again: This story is the one which follows].
I'm nothing without you:
This is the fic I am talking about in the previous.
Okay, originally I was planning on killing Raven off in the first 'chapter' and stopping there, making it a one-shot. But, as I wrote on, I couldn't help but feel sorry for Beast Boy, and I just couldn't let Raven slip from him so easily. It would just be too cruel. So, I had to come up with a completely new idea and thanks to alot of cookies, I did. [Future Allyssa: Is it weird that I have absolutely no idea what I meant by this cookie business?]
Stories that I am currently working on/will be in the future:
*Note I will generally only work on one story at a time, simply because I have enough trouble keeping a single story updated weeks at a time, let alone two different ones. If I ever ‘double post’ it will be oneshots. Anything longer I will keep to myself until I either finish the current one or can post the second one fully.
Summary: “When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always be worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.” Based off ‘Slender’ by Gemini Star01. No Pairings, Rated for gore.
This is my first Hetalia fic (and only non-TT fic thus far posted). It's based on 'Slender' by Gemini Star01, with a bit of an alternate take. It's based from this wonderfully gory quote in the story:
‘"Or maybe, maybe, I'll tear out those pretty eyes of yours with my bare hands. I'll do it real slow, stripping away every last bit of skin until they come out whole, like a pair of pealed grapes. And when I've got them, I'll give you just long enough to think through the pain before I crush them. And then…" a disgusting smile crawled across Matthew's face like a worm through mud. "Then, I'll give you back your precious brother. What do you think dear Matthew will do then, when he feels your juices on his hands and sees your empty sockets and knows everything he's done, hm? Maybe he'll go insane. I like it when they do that.”’
And thus, this story was born. Now in this version, Slendy hadn’t made that threat before Al did something stupid and pissed him off, which led to this fic.
Here's a link to 'Slender', which I recommend to anybody who enjoys reading awesome stuff:
I have been working on some ideas based on Host and YuGiOh. I have not completed them yet, and I think I want to hold off on posting anything until I'm finished, so I don't leave it go another year before getting back to it. I'll update as more news comes.
Okay, this is what will be coming up, eventually. I am planning on completely revamping 'The Fading Light' one day, though don't expect it soon. Also, My sister made a comic strip that is basically an overview of the entire thing. I'll be posting that on my deviant art account sooner than later. AKA when I get time.
My deviant art account:
I am proud to announce that I have created and posted things on my new deviant art account. The art isn’t very good, but I like it well enough, so here it is: