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Author has written 10 stories for Code Geass, Alex Rider, and Fairy Tail.
Note: my pen name was BonsaiTree. Then I changed it to KetchupApple. Then I changed it back. I'll probably continue to change it randomly on any whim...
Hey there. If you're reading this, I'm going to assume that one of my stories caught your eye. If so, feel free to scroll down for info about mes histoires. Otherwise, if you have some time to kill, I've got plenty of things to say :)
First off: Sherlock. It's the best thing. Go watch it now. BBC's Sherlock. Fellow reichenfeelers, let us cry together.
And can I just say this? Soundtracks. Movie soundtracks. How to Train Your Dragon Soundtrack. It's beautiful. Meaning of life.
Alright, now that that's out of the way (but never out of my head), here's some things that I've read/watched.
Fullmetal Alchemist (manga, Brotherhood, original anime)
Nabari no Ou
Fruits Basket (mostly anime)
Fairy Tail (the anime art doesn't compare to the manga, although it's understandable because animation.)
Bits of: Elfen Lied, One Piece, Naruto, Inuyasha
Alex Rider (I feel like the quality in this fandom is slowly deteriorating, and some jewels I find here and there are under-appreciated)
The Hunger Games
BBC SHERLOCK (there's some pretty good stuff in this fandom. i can say this from an unbiased standpoint, in terms of actual writing quality.)
Sherlock Holmes w/ RD Jr
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Inception, Les Miserables, Silverlinings Playbook
Disney stuff (Tangled, Brave, etc.)
DreamWorks stuff (favourites being Rise of the Guardians, How to Train Your Dragon)
I recommend all of Hayao Miyazaki's animated films such as Howl's Moving Castle, Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, Castle in the Sky, etc.
Rise of the Guardians fandom seems pretty amazing. Lots of reviewers, fast updaters. Probably what a newer fandom is like.
Games (I've come to have a vague idea of the storylines/concepts through reading fanfics; the music is awesome)
Pet Peeves/Stuff that pisses me off
Bad grammar. Spelling errors. Any mistake that could be fixed easily. Of course, I'm not an exception in any way. Sometimes I look back at my writing and say: what the hell is wrong with you, guuuuurrrrrl.
Really, if you're going to take the effort, spend the time, to write something in the first place, you might as well do it properly. Check over for spelling mistakes, add in missing punctuation, even take a minute or two to check a grammar rule. Please. It always saddens me when a good idea is put to waste by atrocious writing conventions.
Another thing: summaries. You know, that little bit of text that appears under your story title? Yeah. It's the first thing anyone sees of your story. If you have mistakes in that, it seriously puts some people (like me) off clicking. I'd be thinking: if you aren't even willingly to spend the effort to correct two sentences, I'll probably have to wade through tons of bad grammar and spelling to get to the actual story. No thanks.
Worse if there are mistakes in the titles.
And don't say you're bad at writing summaries. One of the first reviews I received gave me this valuable piece of advice. See above: if you can't write summaries, how well are you going to do writing a story? I do understand that writing a catchy summary is not the easiest thing, but we all know that already.
Next: hypocrites. Perhaps you may be thinking that I am being one right now, with my terrible cliched writing and what not. But at least I acknowledge that I also make the mistakes that I hate to see others making. So maybe I should rephrase: arrogant hypocrites. Some people think they are above everyone else, putting down other opinions harshly and sometimes without good reason to back it.
Tying into that is something that could either make me extremely frustrated for human kind or make me laugh, depending on my mood. Reviews or comments that try to sound knowledgeable and sophisticated but have a million mistakes in it.
Even so, I do in fact appreciate that people take the time to let me know that there are actually people reading my stuff. So thank you, reviewers.
Snippets: on-going. Feel free to send any prompts that come to mind or scenarios you want to see. I have a theory that the new system that allows you to sort the stories by favourites and follows is very beneficial to the already well-established stories. Not so much for the new ones. Honestly, I'm disappointed by the response to this story, but oh well. C'est la vie. [04/07/2013]
Inevitable: in progress, extremely, unbelievably slowly. I'd planned on doing more over breaks but I've just been too busy. And also, I've fallen back into the "I hate my writing, why is this so bad?" slump. I'll have to go digging for inspiration. [09/02/2013]
Anger Issues: complete, retouched. Some have asked for a follow-up. Maybe, if I come up with anything. It all depends on if I ever get any inspiration. That said, I'd be happy to hear suggestions if you've got any (PM me!).
Coincidental: complete, now with a second part.
Precious Memories, Shattered Peace: being rewritten, as of Jan. 02, 2014. Looking for a new title, too, so if anyone's got any ideas...is anyone even going to read this (this profile or the actual story)? I have a feeling the answer is no.
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