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Author has written 11 stories for Gone with the Wind, I Dream of Jeannie, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., Gilligan's Island, Doogie Howser, M.D., Newsies, and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Hey, Y'all!

Don't worry, I'm not going to bore you with a full history of my life. I'm just a simple little country girl from Ohio now living in Kentucky. I love horses, Americana music, Southern culture, and great film/literature. I am currently a student at the University of Kentucky and working toward a BS in Equine Science and Management.

I was knee-deep in 4H horse projects back in my younger days. If you have any horse-related questions at all you'd like to ask for some small detail or aspect of your fanfic(s), feel free to contact to me! I'll gladly give you all the information you need. :)

I adore getting reviews on my stories! I love hearing what you have to say, good, bad, or ugly. I'm here to work on improving my writing skills while I'm slogging through college. I dream of being a published (in print) author one day and I can't do it without your help! That's why I especially love it when people take the time to chime in and give me some substantial concrit! So, if you've read something of mine and haven't reviewed it yet, please hit that back arrow and leave me a review!

My pen name comes from my personal favorite of all racehorses (mainly because he was the one who drew me into the sport in the first place), Smarty Jones. Just in case any of y'all were wondering.

Favorite Book: Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Favorite Nonfiction: The Name Above the Title by Frank Capra

Favorite Author(s): William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Cormac McCarthy, Larry Brown

Favorite Poet: Paul Laurence Dunbar

Favorite Movie: Gone With the Wind, all of Frank Capra's films, The Accountant (and all of Ray McKinnon's/Walt Goggins' work), O Brother Where Art Thou, Fargo (all of the Coen brothers' work, for that matter), National Velvet, The Secret To A Happy Ending (A Documentary About the Drive-By Truckers)

Favorite Actor(s): Ray McKinnon, Lisa Blount, Walton Goggins, Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Jean Arthur, Barbara Stanwyck, Jimmy Stewart, Lucille Ball, Gary Cooper, Chevy Chase, Pernell Roberts

Favorite Band/Music: Drive-By Truckers (intensely loyal fan since 2008), Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Lucero, Amanda Shires, Alabama Shakes, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Hank Williams, Sr., Shonna Tucker and Eye Candy, Charlie Rich, Emmylou Harris, Merle Haggard, Townes Van Zandt, Johnny Horton, Booker T. Jones, Eddie Hinton

Favorite Record: Brighter Than Creation's Dark (Drive-By Truckers)

Favorite Song(s): A Ghost to Most by Drive-By Truckers, When the Pin Hits the Shell by Drive-By Truckers, Love Like This by Drive-By Truckers

Favorite Breed(s) of Horse: Tennessee Walkers (and other Southeastern easy gaiters), and drafts of all types. I love my draft breeds.

Favorite TV Show: Bonanza, The Andy Griffith Show, Perfect Strangers, M*A*S*H, I Love Lucy, Good Eats

Role Models: My Grandmother, Scarlett O'Hara, Frank Capra, Rachel Rowe


Favorite Quotes:

Evidently what rings true in one heart will toll the same bell all over the world. - Frank Capra

Certainly I'm a rascal, and why not? It's a free country and a man may be a rascal if he chooses. It's only hypocrites like you, my dear lady, just as black at heart but trying to hide it, who become enraged when called by their right names. - Rhett Butler

The tops of the mountains belong to God and He don't want His wild things disturbed. - Unknown

If a man builds a machine, and that machine conspires with another machine built by another man, are those men conspiring? - The Accountant, The Accountant

The more you toot, the better you feel, so eat some beans with every meal. - Mrs. Hutsell

The basic rule...was simple and heartbreaking. A story to be effective had to convey something from writer to reader, and the power of its offering was the measure of its excellence. Outside of that...there were no rules. - John Steinbeck

Man is the only thing where supply exceeds the demand. How can he justify his existence? - Lucius Beebe

It's do-able but it ain't gonna be purdy. - The Accountant, The Accountant

Just 'cause I don't run my mouth don't mean I got nothing to say. - Mike Cooley

The formula seems to lie solely in the aching urge of the writer to convey something he feels important to the reader. If the writer has that urge, he may sometimes but by no means always find the way to do it. - John Steinbeck

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn. - Rhett Butler

Jesus made the flowers but it took a dog to make the story good. - Mike Cooley

My good opinion once lost is lost forever. - Darcy to Elizabeth, Pride & Prejudice

I want it all so fast, so God won't stop and think and wonder if I've had more than my share. - Velvet Brown, National Velvet

Character; it's the only thing you can bank on and it's the only thing that'll pull this country out of the doldrums. - Thomas Dickson, American Madness

Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he? - Clarence Oddbody, It's a Wonderful Life

The imaginations of other people will carry them away to form wrong judgements of our conduct, and to decide on it by slight appearances. - Sense & Sensibility

He can't trust his own reality; he don't know what it is no more. He starts ACTIN' COUNTRY instead of BEIN' COUNTRY! - The Accountant, The Accountant

After all, tomorrow is another day! - Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With the Wind

I will go so far as to say that the writer who is not scared is happily unaware of the remote and tantalizing majesty of the medium. - John Steinbeck

The import of kudzu was short-sighted. - Tino Armani, Randy & The Mob

Friend, you are a divine mingle-mangle of guts and stardust. So hang in there! If doors opened for me, they can open for anyone. - Frank Capra

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Glory of a Hero by Spanish Sunrise reviews
A girl failing history from the future is dropped into the past, the Civil War era, where she meets the dashing Robert Shaw. She joins the 54th regiment as his errand runner, and they develope an instant dislike. But when push comes to shove can love win? Unlikely.
Glory - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 42 - Words: 136,549 - Reviews: 520 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 92 - Updated: 1/31/2013 - Published: 5/12/2010 - Robert S.
New Flowers on the Grave by Bob Stage reviews
Alice Kinnian has been haunted by her memories of Charlie Gordon. Now her teenage son William is curious about this person she never talks about. Please R&R. I'd love to hear opinions of this tale.
Flowers for Algernon - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 25,315 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 1/22/2013 - Published: 11/30/2008
How NOT to write Titanic fanfiction by Fomalhaut reviews
A bunch of craziness I wrote for fun, not to be taken seriously. I added a second chapter of insanity, please forgive me...
Titanic - Rated: T - English - Parody - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,143 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 1/19/2013 - Published: 7/23/2008
Specs by pen 'n notebook reviews
His glasses were bent, scratched, and abused beyond their years by the time he arrived at the lodging house, but they were still his most valuable possession. No one would ever know how much they meant to him. Only fair they had given him his name.
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,533 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 8/20/2012 - Published: 9/25/2010 - Specs - Complete
Sweet Nothings by Spanish Sunrise reviews
Just a random mushy-romance one-shot thing for Robert and Annie using the song "What is a Youth?" from the 1960's version of Romeo and Juliet.
Glory - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,058 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/11/2011 - Robert S., Annie H.
See You Again by Spanish Sunrise reviews
How Robert and Annie met that night at the New York opera house.
Glory - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,810 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/10/2011 - Robert S., Annie H. - Complete
The Blind Side by Spanish Sunrise reviews
As kids, a simple game of Cowboys and Indians goes horribly wrong.
Glory - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,464 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 3/8/2011 - Robert S., C. Forbes - Complete
Meet Me On the Equinox by Spanish Sunrise reviews
Another story expressing the depth of Robert's love for Annie, vice versa. Their point of views, regrets, feelings, and emotions during Robert's last day on earth. Respetive Point of Views.
Glory - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,551 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/24/2011 - Robert S., Annie H. - Complete
A Year Without Rain by Spanish Sunrise reviews
Annie Haggerty's thoughts when she sees her husband Robert marching triumphantly through the streets of Boston. Just a little song-fic one-shot to show how much Annie loved Robert.
Glory - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,083 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/25/2010 - Robert S., Annie H. - Complete
None So Blind by chill13 reviews
Blindness can come in many forms. Gilligan and the Professor learn that sometimes only disaster can open eyes.
Gilligan's Island - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 6 - Words: 15,874 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/2/2010 - Published: 9/13/2010 - Complete
The Proposal by chill13 reviews
As rescue approaches Gilligan finds himself asking a very unexpected question.
Gilligan's Island - Rated: K - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,014 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/31/2010 - Complete
Shrink or Swim by chill13 reviews
After being shot by a strange device that washed up in the lagoon Gilligan begins to shrink. Can the Professor find a way to reverse the process before the first mate shrinks out of existence? And can Gilligan survive being four inches tall?
Gilligan's Island - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 20 - Words: 53,205 - Reviews: 139 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 6/26/2010 - Published: 2/5/2010 - Complete
Dessert to Die For by chill13 reviews
A pie, a typhoon and a tragic accident threaten to reduce seven to six.
Gilligan's Island - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 17 - Words: 22,981 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 6/5/2010 - Published: 6/8/2007 - Complete
Floop's New Friend by WhySoSerious1992 reviews
I am terrible at titles. better than it sounds. Okay, basically, I was just looking on and noticed that there are very few fics about the best character in Spy Kids, Fegan Floop, so I decided to write one.
Spy Kids - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 3,530 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 4/7/2010 - Published: 5/28/2008
Like Fathers, Like Sons by chill13 reviews
It's clear that the Appleton 'knack' for plumbing has passed to the next generation when six-year-old Tucker and Robespierre, Larry and Balki's sons, attempt to fix a leak in the bathroom faucet.
Perfect Strangers - Rated: K - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,834 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Published: 9/30/2009 - Complete
The Pie by chill13 reviews
A short play about a pie and an explosive misunderstanding.
Gilligan's Island - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 968 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/12/2009 - Complete
Wet n Nerdy by chill13 reviews
Larry's son Tucker encounters some trouble at school. Good thing he has a distant cousin there to help him out.
Perfect Strangers - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 535 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/21/2009 - Complete
Color Me Shipwrecked by chill13 reviews
When Balki wins a cruise for himself and Larry, it seems like a great chance for relaxation and fun. But their pleasure trip becomes a fight for survival when a series of harrowing events brings them to a remote island far from help!
Perfect Strangers - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 39,407 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 5/26/2009 - Published: 2/9/2009 - Complete
Thoughts of a Crazed Archaeologist's Pupil by FieryBrunette reviews
Indiana Jones has never had an easy life, but when he becomes the apprentice of the famous Abner Ravenwood, his troubles come to a whole new level when a fiesty, tempermental teenager named Marion Ravenwood comes tumbling literally! into his life.
Indiana Jones - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 9,556 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 4/27/2009 - Published: 2/1/2009
Anniversary by FieryBrunette reviews
Three months. She's made it this far, right? Marion's got reasons to celebrate, but they're not the happiest of ones. Pre-Raiders, rated T for language. Inspired by the song 'Sober' by Kelly Clarkson. R&R?
Indiana Jones - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,156 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/6/2009 - Complete
He's Not Heavy He's My Cousin by chill13 reviews
After eating a Myposian dinner Larry wakes up with terrible stomach pains, and it turns out to be much more serious than simple indigestion. Can Balki manage in the new and frightening environment of an American hospital?
Perfect Strangers - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 9,756 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 3/31/2009 - Published: 3/21/2009 - Complete
Charisma by FieryBrunette reviews
Indiana Jones has two categories to classify people in. Brains and airheads. Well, that is, until he meets our favorite archaeologist's daughter, who sticks to him like glue on paper. R&R? Happy Birthday, Battered Notebook of Stories!
Indiana Jones - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,348 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/17/2009 - Complete
Pancakes by FieryBrunette reviews
It all started with the pancakes.' Marion's attempts to be a modern housewife go horribly wrong when she makes pancakes. Chaos ensues. Will her husband be able to save the day? Indy/Marion one-shot. Post KotCS.
Indiana Jones - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,352 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/7/2009 - Complete
Thoughts of a Crazed Archaeologist's Daughter by FieryBrunette reviews
Marion Ravenwood has a lot of things on her mind. With her tendency to break everything, her ever-aging father,and his new, cocky, oh-so-irksome and kind of cute pupil Indiana Jones, she's bound to lose it, right? Prequel to Raiders, from Marion's POV.
Indiana Jones - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 100 - Words: 81,534 - Reviews: 1163 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 12/25/2008 - Published: 5/27/2008 - Complete
Glance by FieryBrunette reviews
It was fleeting. The kind of thing that no one notices but the ones doing it. A single glance. That's all it took for her.
Indiana Jones - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 367 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/23/2008 - Complete
Undoing by FieryBrunette reviews
There was simply something about him that drew me in, ripped my sanity to pieces, and resolved my will in a way that made everything I did for him." Marion's POV, pre-Raiders. R&R?
Indiana Jones - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,111 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/19/2008 - Complete
Island KAOS by chill13 reviews
When Max and 99 travel to an island looking for a KAOS base they seven people who claim to be survivors of a shipwrecked Minnow. Max decides instantly they are KAOS. Will the help or hinder the mission when the real enemy threatens world domination?
Crossover - Get Smart & Gilligan's Island - Rated: K - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 20 - Words: 34,231 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 1/4/2008 - Published: 12/4/2005 - Complete
A beautiful love by jenna's last jam reviews
So.. It's after Rooster and Lily get out of jail. Ms. Hannigan left them the orphange. They have become new people and love the kids dearly..no idea if this is going to continue.
Annie - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 622 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 8 - Published: 7/8/2006
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Calamity Jane reviews
Will Benteen's youngest daughter, Jane, falls into trouble as if it were second nature. When even she becomes disgusted by her own antics, she reminds Will of another "Calamity Jane" from his own childhood... Post-GWTW/Scarlett
Gone with the Wind - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 60,252 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 3/24/2013 - Published: 3/14/2011 - Will B., Suellen O. - Complete
State of Disunion reviews
Ferris and Sloane find themselves caught living the typical, suburban nightmare, and it threatens to pull them away not only from each other, but from themselves. The solution to their problems just might lie in aspirations for the Best Job in the Land.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 5 - Words: 13,084 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/5/2010 - Complete
Horseshoes and Holly Sprigs reviews
Racetrack Higgins loves Christmas, and he's taken extra pains to make this his most special one yet. But after tragedy strikes, it takes an unexpected fugitive on a stormy Christmas Eve to remind him of the true meaning of Christmas. 2010 NYNA WINNER!
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,781 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Published: 12/20/2009 - Racetrack H. - Complete
Da Newsies' Christmas Lament reviews
Poem written in the style of 'The Night Before Christmas' that details a grim, realistic look at Christmas for the Manhattan Newsies. Happy holidays, everyone.
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 665 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/20/2009 - Complete
Pennies in the Jar reviews
After breaking up with Janine, Vinnie Delpino is rocketed back to the past in the hopes he may patch things with her. But not all is as it seems. Is he only trying to escape reality? And will he fix things with Janine in time, or is he already too late?
Doogie Howser, M.D. - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 15,277 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/20/2009 - Vinnie D., Janine S. - Complete
Just Like You reviews
Gomer's five-year-old son, Vincent Pyle, is a troublemaker by nature. His fun at the base, however, is short-lived when he becomes lost in the survival camp. Just a short, cute story based off of the song 'Just Like You' by George Canyon.
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 21,101 - Reviews: 3 - Updated: 9/2/2009 - Published: 8/3/2009 - Complete
My Father's Keeper reviews
Young Vincent Pyle relates his experiences and quest for answers involving his war-torn, shell-shocked father. Post-Vietnam. OneShot, told from Vincent's POV.
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,762 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 7/16/2009 - Complete
Gomer Goes to Vietnam reviews
Shazaam! Everyone's favorite Marine comes face to face with his biggest challenge yet...getting deployed to Vietnam. He'll have to draw on his own resources and the friendships he's made to see it through. T for mild themes, war content, and language.
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 35 - Words: 184,241 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 7/10/2009 - Published: 2/28/2009 - Complete
Island Paradise reviews
Gilligan's got a lot to think about when he gets some time to himself on that island. Ever wondered what he was thinking about? Poem set to "Amish Paradise." Inspired by agtchill13's "The Cone of Silence."
Gilligan's Island - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 528 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/19/2009
To Bottle a Virus reviews
I actually had to write this for a school assignment. I hope you enjoy it! Jeannie sends Tony and Roger's space mission to Neptune, where they catch a rare and deadly virus. The highly suspicious Col. Alfred Bellows may be the only one able to help.
I Dream of Jeannie - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,025 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/24/2009 - Complete
Where There's Will, There's A Way reviews
Any Will Benteen fans out there? I thought it was time my favorite character got some recognition. Plights and trifles at Tara, a controversial decision is made, and two people find love in an unexpected place. Rated T for adultery, themes and language.
Gone with the Wind - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 45,329 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 4/14/2008 - Published: 3/11/2008 - Will B., Suellen O. - Complete