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Message to all writers: If your first few chapters suck, then no one is going to read the rest of your story. If you have improved as a writer, then you should correct the crappy parts of your story before continuing your writing!

Name -- Caleb

Sex -- Male

Location -- Arkansas (United States)

Social Security Number -- XXX-XX-XXXX

Universal Screen Name -- cparks1000000

Age -- 18

Education -- High School Diploma

Favorite Anime/Manga -- Inuyasha

Only Fan Fiction Category Interest -- Inuyasha

Current Aspiration -- Go to college to become a college math professor

Relationship Status -- Single

Children -- None

Siblings -- Two Half-Sisters

Hobbies -- Video Games, Skating, Writing, Reading, and More

Interests -- A lot of stuff

Phone Number -- 870-XXX-XXXX

Tips for writers (Primarily romance writers & Inuyasha writers):

1.) If you're going to write a story similar to one that someone else has done, make sure that your story is better than all the ones like it. Better yet, you should just choose to write about something original.

2.) If your grammar or spelling sucks, good writers will notice and will not read your writing. Even with the best plot in the world, readers do not want to have to read the same sentence four times to understand it.

3.) If your beta is not returning your writing with a lot of suggestions about content, realism, grammar, sentence structure, the boring factor, etc; then you need a new beta.

4.) If someone leaves you a review telling you how to make your writing better (especially when they take time out of their day to give you detailed reports about what is wrong, why it's wrong, and how to fix it), then you should not leave a reply to the following effect: "I don't care about your opinion. Quit flaming me. I am such a great writer that I don't have any flaws." -- Disclaimer: This does not apply to those reviews that hate on your plot without leaving suggestions about how to make it better.

5.) If you're having people ask you questions or are having to leave author's notes explaining your story, you probably need to go back an rewrite some of your previous chapters to include the author's note withing the story.

6.) If your characters have not changed and matured after you've written fifty chapters, then you have a problem developing characters. Go back about twenty chapters and start developing them more. In addition, if your plot seems to have cycles -- They fall in love, they have a stupid fight, they fall in love, they have a stupid fight, they fall in love, they have a stupid fight... -- then your plot has problems.

7.) If your characters aren't realistic, you need to think more about how your character would act in a real-world situation. It is not enjoyable to read about the following plot scheme: Chapter 1: Boy meets girl; Chapter 2: Boy hates girl; Chapter 3: Boy loves girl; Chapter 4: Boy marries girl. This demonstrates two problems: A story moving too fast and people not acting normal.

8.) If you're writing fan fiction, then your character should act like he or she does in the series. If your character acts differently, then your story should be set in an alternate or SIMILAR universe and you should explain fully why the character acts differently than normal. I am so tired of reading about how a pure character is running around killing people for the sake of the plot. If you want to have a character run around and kill people, then use a character that would (or could) do something like that.

9.) If you're not reading your own work before you post it, then why are you writing? Your chapter will not be as good as it should be if you don't read your own work. I hate proofing also, but I do it.

10.) If you tell your readers that you won't update until you have a certain number of reviews, you won't get many readers. That is such a turn-off.

11.) If you don't have your plot written out before-hand or are not at least four chapters ahead, you shouldn't post a chapter. I find too many stories that take unexpected turns and leave plot holes all over the place. Once you have posted something, you can't make your readers forget about it. Don't ruin a story just because you want to update fast. Besides, if you get stuck, you can still post while you are writing. I would always suggest having your plot written out for longer, more involved stories. For alternate universe stories, you should have your character's background planned out. The trick to keeping your characters "in-character" is to become the character. You're like an actor that has to act each and every part.

12.) If your summary sucks, people will think your story does too. Don' tell your entire story in the summary. Tell just enough to get a reader interested and never tell a reader that a story is your first fan fiction. Also the, "I'm not good at summaries, but the story is good," doesn't make sense. If you can write well, you can summarize well. Also, the "summary inside" thing doesn't work without enough summary "outside" to make your reader interested.


14.) Learn how to use the single quotation mark ( ' ). This is a quote-in-quote mark. It is not for thoughts.

15.) The reason for first-person point-of-view is to restrict the reader to a single perspective; therefore, you shouldn't switch perspectives. Advanced writers can ignore this. Perspective switching can be utilized effectively if done properly.

16.) Don't put messages in your story like, "Albert's POV," or, "Flashback." Can you not be more creative than that? Let your reader figure out that it's "Albert's POV," or a "flashback."

17.) Don't make your characters hate themselves and then make the reader listen to all of his or her internal annoying self-degradation. If your story has too many thoughts, it is boring.

18.) Certain words work with other words, and certain words sound stupid with other words. Even though Word A might be similar to Word B, that does not mean that you can use Word B, instead of Word A, with Word C. Also, don't say two words next to each other like in the following: "I'm going to eat, too." Use this instead: "I'm going to eat, also." "Hear" the difference?

19.) Having many different words and styles in your story, makes the piece exciting to read. Notice I used, "story," then, "piece," in that sentence instead of saying, "story," twice. People will read an okay plot with great writing, but people may find it difficult to read a great plot with okay (boring) writing.

20.) If your story contains foreign words, post the translation for each word used in the entire story in the first chapter of your work at the beginning of your chapter. After that, place the definitions of each word used in that particular chapter at the BEGINNING of the chapter. How does it help me to know the definition of a word that I have already read?

21.) You can totally over-do the action scenes. You can also over-do the entire story. After your story is 100 chapters, it's probably time to wrap it up.

22.) A story can go too slow; however, I good "slice-of-life" story can be good if it's kept interesting.

23.) A story can get annoying if you repeat things too often. Don't tell me something again if you've already told it to me. If your story is repetitious and redundant, it will not be interesting. Do you understand now why repeating things is annoying? The reason is that you don't want to hear someone repeat something that they already said because you've heard it already.

24.) Don't be too eager to make your characters fall for each other; however don't come up with some stupid reason to keep them apart. There are plenty of logical reasons for delaying a relationship if you only think hard enough to invent a realistic reason. I don't want to hear about how a relationship that lasted a year ended because one party called the other party a B* during an argument one time. If your characters fall for each other too fast, though, the chase that kept your readers interested will be over. I have not found many stories on FanFiction that were good enough to keep me interested for long after the characters get together.

25.) If you've read all these tips, then you ether find the tips interesting, want to become a better writer, or hit your head a little too hard as a child. Either way, if you have any questions for me PM me or leave me a e-mail at cparks1000000(at)gmail(dot)com. I am also willing to beta anyone's work. I completed both composition 1 & 2 with over a 96 average, so I think I'm qualified to review fan fiction for grammatical errors. I'll try to make suggestions about the story too, but those suggestions might seem a little harsh.

(Yes, I know that this profile is not completely grammatically correct, but I don't think many people will read enough of it to notice. Besides, I actually proof-read my stories. This is straight off the press.)

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If the Roles Were Reversed by Glon Morski reviews
I: Until he fell down the well and 500 years into the past, Inuyasha didn't believe in legends. His beliefs were challenged when he found himself in a world in which said legends are reality. Problem? He wants to leave that world behind, while it is unwilling to let him go. And so he begins a search for a substitute for a duty, aided by Kagome, his slef-proclaimed hanyo protector.
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 52 - Words: 699,519 - Reviews: 912 - Favs: 304 - Follows: 280 - Updated: 11/21 - Published: 1/29/2011 - Inuyasha, Kagome H., Sango, Miroku
Second Chances by kagome313 reviews
Decisions, even with the right thought in mind can ruin something that was perfect, something that just clicked. So when you feel you've been given a second chance, would you make the decision to take it and run?
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 21 - Words: 90,256 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 10/15 - Published: 12/24/2012 - Kagome H., Inuyasha
Light Me A Lantern by LittlestTrainWreck reviews
Picking up the pieces after being separated for three years isn't as easy as it may seem. A quiet, burning kind of chaos sweeps through Feudal Japan, and it's going to take a lot more than a fairy tale ending to put things back together. They defeated a man who would become the Devil. Can they survive a man who would become a God?
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 131,059 - Reviews: 247 - Favs: 262 - Follows: 297 - Updated: 10/13 - Published: 3/18/2014 - Inuyasha, Kagome H.
Purity by Sueric reviews
Naraku is dead. The jewel is restored. Facing the 'truth' of InuYasha's feelings, Kagome does the unthinkable. In a final act of love, Kikyou gives InuYasha one chance to fix what went so wrong. But is he too late? Completed
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 55 - Words: 160,551 - Reviews: 624 - Favs: 883 - Follows: 110 - Updated: 9/6 - Published: 8/14/2004 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
After The End: New Beginnings by SplendentGoddess reviews
Welcome to my official post-manga universe! This introductory story takes us through Kagome's return to the past, and her developing relationship with Inuyasha. The first installment of what will be my "After The End" series!
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 165,264 - Reviews: 160 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 77 - Updated: 7/14/2014 - Published: 6/20/2014 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
Desideratum by Sueric reviews
Definition: something considered necessary or highly desirable; to long for what is absent, lost, to wish for; miss, find a lack of. A misunderstood wish. An ominous threat. The will to retain a fragile hope when the obstacle is time, itself.
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 43,109 - Reviews: 359 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 139 - Updated: 5/15/2014 - Published: 6/3/2005 - Inuyasha, Kagome H.
REWRITTEN: An Inuyasha Story by ksavvyx3 reviews
Kagome, a half-wolf demon, stumbles upon a village one night in her efforts to get away from a herd of angry demons. Here she meets Inuyasha, a human and dedicated protector of the Jewel of four souls... let the story begin. AU. Pairings IY/Kag, San/Mir and some others.
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 216,164 - Reviews: 153 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 1/22/2014 - Published: 2/16/2011 - Kagome H., Inuyasha
Possession by Wheezambu reviews
Ch. 38 updated. When Inuyasha uses the jewel to become a full demon, it has a tragic outcome. This story touches painful subjects of love betrayed, survival, and redemption. This is a dark, sometimes bitter story for emotionally adult readers who understand that even the best people sometimes lose themselves and the pain of returning to those feelings. In short, it's a love story.
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 38 - Words: 293,269 - Reviews: 3312 - Favs: 1,860 - Follows: 1,416 - Updated: 1/19/2014 - Published: 12/31/2004 - Inuyasha, Kagome H.
Kyle XY Season 4 Episode 10: Commencement by WilliamShipley reviews
Like all Kyle XY fans, as well as cast and crew, I was unsatisfied with the sudden ending of the series. This ends my complete season 4. This story is episode 10 (Finale), prior to reading this, you should read Season 4 Episode 9: Dark Latnok. My Season begins with Season 4 Episode 1: We are Latnok. I do not, of course, own any rights to Kyle XY.
Kyle XY - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 20 - Words: 24,928 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 7 - Published: 3/2/2013 - Complete
Entrapment: A 21st Century Adventure by King Baka reviews
For months, Kagome has been able to keep the truth about Inuyasha from the modern world. But what if fate and circumstance conspired against them? What if...Inuyasha's secret was discovered?
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 141,934 - Reviews: 183 - Favs: 180 - Follows: 91 - Updated: 3/5/2012 - Published: 4/8/2011 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
Sachi by Quillwing717 reviews
Inn owner InuYasha Kasahara is finally satisfied with his life. Undisturbed, isolated…and peaceful. Until the arrival of Kagome, half-frozen, partially clothed, and unconscious from a gunshot to the head. Worse…her face is chillingly familiar.
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 19 - Words: 192,353 - Reviews: 269 - Favs: 328 - Follows: 318 - Updated: 12/22/2011 - Published: 3/26/2008 - Inuyasha, Kagome H.
Addiction by JaiPrincess9487 reviews
Addiction is serious, addiction can lead to obsession, Kagome soon finds that out the hard way. Discovering she's addicted to sex, she begins to risk everything to gain what she wants, even her marriage to the one man she's ever loved...
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 43 - Words: 97,292 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 10/22/2011 - Published: 5/27/2009 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
Into The Mist by AnimeRomanceFreak1990 reviews
"I never knew life could be so complicated...but the pure feelings I have for him, makes it all worth living for." AU, Rated M for future graphic situations and lemon s , InuYasha/Kagome
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 26 - Words: 114,756 - Reviews: 301 - Favs: 211 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 9/30/2011 - Published: 10/3/2010 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
Castaways by SplendentGoddess reviews
In a world where only reiki users know youkai still exist, what were the odds that he'd get seated next to a miko? What were the odds that their plane would go down? What were the odds that only they would survive? Screw the odds. Better yet, screw her.
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 66,403 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 309 - Follows: 33 - Published: 8/26/2011 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
One Can Only Wander For So Long by Alesyira reviews
Complete! A mysterious ring that is more trouble than it seems. A 50year curse, broken by accident. Kagome and Inuyasha have been bound together by an outside force, and it is up to them to survive the odds. Warning: Chapters contain darker scenes!
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 124,097 - Reviews: 274 - Favs: 300 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 5/12/2011 - Published: 12/9/2003 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
Metamorphosis by King Baka reviews
*COMPLETE* "Sometimes in the winds of change we find our true direction." An unusual youkai attack transforms Kagome's very being. Can she come to terms with her new self, and can Inuyasha accept, perhaps even love, the new Kagome?
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 64 - Words: 401,136 - Reviews: 337 - Favs: 469 - Follows: 118 - Updated: 3/6/2011 - Published: 12/8/2010 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
Within The Temptation by Elizabeth Vasser reviews
Kagome is a humble miko in the Feudal Era. She is the protector of the Shikon no Tama, and desires nothing more than to get rid of it permanently. She comes across a hanyou who desires the jewel, but finds that she cannot kill him. But for what reason?
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 13 - Words: 75,582 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 1/7/2011 - Published: 12/21/2010 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
Second Time's the Charm by CrazyGirlFortySeven reviews
Inuyasha makes a wish on the Shikon jewel when Kagome is killed during a battle against Naraku. When he wakes up pinned to Goshinboku he realizes he has a chance to set things right. Will Inuyasha be able to protect Kagome and reunite his friends?
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 56,324 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 172 - Follows: 160 - Updated: 10/24/2010 - Published: 11/16/2009 - Inuyasha, Kagome H.
You Owe Me by lmgurl92 reviews
"You Owe Me" Inuyasha had said to Kagome the last week of senior high school. Kagome brushed it off with a whatever. A year passes and now its college, and she really owes him. COMPLETE
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 43 - Words: 162,913 - Reviews: 590 - Favs: 324 - Follows: 123 - Updated: 10/14/2010 - Published: 6/16/2006 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
Rapture's Remorse by Desenchanter reviews
COMPLETE Inuyasha's a screw up extraordinaire who sells himself for food, rent, and his next fix. That was, until his cute & saintly savior waltzed into his life. The girl that bought her heart with a promise she had every intention of keeping.
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 79,346 - Reviews: 256 - Favs: 183 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 8/4/2010 - Published: 1/27/2010 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
The Phoenix Blade: Time Lapse by Fenikkusuken reviews
COMPLETE. An AR riff on the anime. Rated for coarse language, violence and citrus. Kagome Higurashi, recent graduate of the Imperial Military Academy, finds all of her skills seriously tested when the Shikon Jewel summons her to the Sengoku Jidai.
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 86 - Words: 787,420 - Reviews: 1987 - Favs: 1,337 - Follows: 423 - Updated: 6/27/2008 - Published: 6/27/2005 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
After The Finale' by CJ - Lady of Gryffindor reviews
The final chapters been inked, Rumiko Takahashi has left the building. Now what? Well,the story's not over yet. What will happen to InuYasha,his beloved Kagome and the rest of the company AFTER the finale? Cameo appearances by Harry Potter,Ranma and Ryoga
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,972 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/21/2008 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
Before the Last Petal Drops by Naomi-Yuko reviews
An arrogant human prince, cursed to take on the facade of a demon. A stubborn young girl, on the run from her betrothed. She stumbles upon an enchanted castle, falling into a story book fairy tale and forced to live with the biggest jerk she's ever met...
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 44,738 - Reviews: 256 - Favs: 182 - Follows: 69 - Updated: 1/26/2008 - Published: 9/16/2007 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
Flawless by Angel of Agony reviews
Complete! He didn't ask for this! He was forced to stay at his shrink's house. And worst of all, he hates her 'perfect' daughter. So why does he feel attracted to her? Complete!
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 40 - Words: 130,352 - Reviews: 1791 - Favs: 658 - Follows: 248 - Updated: 12/31/2007 - Published: 7/10/2007 - Kagome H., Inuyasha - Complete
Black Dragon by CJ - Lady of Gryffindor reviews
InuYasha forced Kagome home and sealed the well. Six months pass plagued by nightmares of Kagome being devoured by a Black Dragon, he reopens the well, not even his nightmares can compare to the horrific reality of what her life has become.VERY VERY DARK!
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 34,446 - Reviews: 223 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 10/16/2007 - Published: 5/28/2007 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
The World Through His Eyes by The Purple Ghost reviews
When a failed attempt with a minor spell causes Kagome to loose her sight, she gets the unique opportunity to see the world through our favorite hanyou's eyes...literally...Now Complete
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 143,812 - Reviews: 1117 - Favs: 1,297 - Follows: 364 - Updated: 7/29/2007 - Published: 7/29/2003 - Kagome H., Inuyasha - Complete
Wish Upon A Black Shikon by Mr. Red Hex reviews
In the last moments of their final confrontation with Naraku, Inuyasha has a chance to set all the wrong in his past right. Taking a chance and making a wish on a corrupt Shikon jewel, Inuyasha now has a second chance at life and love. InuKag plus others
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,112 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 7/21/2007 - Published: 12/29/2006 - Inuyasha, Kagome H.
Pleasures of Business by ShellBabe reviews
Kagome knew Inuyasha when she was just a child, but a tragic accident ripped them away from each other. Now, 13 years later, Kagome gets a job with a law firm...and guess who's her new boss?
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 85,060 - Reviews: 883 - Favs: 473 - Follows: 151 - Updated: 9/11/2006 - Published: 3/8/2003 - Kagome H., Inuyasha
Thousandfurs by RosieB reviews
COMPLETE Based on the little known Grimm fairytale. Princess Kagome is forced from her home and into the demon territories. Will Prince Inuyasha ever figure out who his new servant is? IK. New Chapter: Epilogue.
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 147,342 - Reviews: 1242 - Favs: 1,410 - Follows: 292 - Updated: 8/27/2006 - Published: 10/18/2005 - Kagome H., Inuyasha - Complete
Chronicles by Sueric reviews
A new quest begins for InuYasha and Kagome. Answers come from the strangest of places, and sometimes the truth you seek really can change your life. Sometimes the greatest truths in life can be found by understanding the life of another. Complete
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 103 - Words: 346,362 - Reviews: 2427 - Favs: 1,174 - Follows: 168 - Updated: 3/11/2006 - Published: 9/23/2004 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
A Summer With A Goddess by EasierToForget reviews
After the inu gang defeat Naraku, Inuyasha decides to spend a summer in Kagome's time. What will he find there, and what secrets will be revealed? PLEASE R&R!
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 13,718 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 3/4/2005 - Published: 2/27/2005 - Inuyasha, Kagome H.
Metamorphosis by Sueric reviews
InuYasha and Kagome discover that sometimes loving your friends means giving up a little part of yourself, too… Complete
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 82 - Words: 276,777 - Reviews: 2541 - Favs: 1,026 - Follows: 113 - Updated: 2/17/2005 - Published: 11/9/2004 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete