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Author has written 25 stories for Final Fantasy VIII, and Dark Tower series.
UPDATE (kind of): 02/07/2016: I have a chapter on deck for What Happens in Esthar...it is IN PROGRESS, at any rate. When I will be able to post it is anyone's guess. I'm in the middle of moving, so most of my time is being spent packing, purging extraneous stuff and attempting to find another home, as the tri-plex I'm currently living in is being sold by the owner. I am, in effect, being evicted through no fault of my own. My target move date is on or before March 1, so I've got the next three weeks to find another home. NOT as easy as it sounds, even with unlimited income, which I do NOT have. So, of necessity, What Happens in Esthar, Queen of Ice and Fire (I SWEAR that's the next one I'm going to work on finishing!) and Happily Ever After are going to be on hiatus for the time being. Once I HAVE finished them...who knows? I might continue writing stories if something inspires me...still plenty of things to explore in my headcanon after all...or I might actually go on a short "fic sabbatical" if you will, and give the writing a rest for a bit in favor of art. As many stories as there are to write, there are an equal number of drawings for me to do. Many more artistic challenges than literary ones, and despite it being my first love, a talent I haven't exercised much of late. We will see where things go once the dust settles and things are a little more stable around here.
AUTHOR'S NOTE: While I do not have anything against Yaoi, please, gentle readers, be aware that I do NOT write Yaoi. That is not my preference. I apologize for any confusion on that matter in anything that I've written or stated in my summaries. This is not to say that I never will, I just don't see that in any of the characters I deal with.
On another subject... If any of you have read ALL of my stories, you may get a sense that they link together in a sort of loose timeline. When I started out writing them, I wasn't deliberately plotting out a big, epic story. I just took little bits and pieces, wrote them and suddenly found that they were interconnected. I was prompted to add this note after a reader expressed interest in a reference to an earlier fic I had included in one of my recent stories.
IF you, the reader, are interested in reading them in chronological order, they are as follows:
1: Unbreakable (at AO3 only..Archive Of Our Own dot com..)
2. Hero of the day
4. Moonbeams and Dragon Wings
5. Happily Ever After (in progress)
6. The Bells of Freedom
7: Midnight in Balamb
8. The Monster Hunt
9. Gunblade practice /Gunblade Practice Redeaux (yes, i know its spelled REDUX. Sorry, I'm not french)
10. the wolf and the lion
11. spirit of the wind
12. On angel's wings
13. Mission Zero
14. Queen of Ice and Fire (in progress- currently on Hiatus)
15. Bragging rights
16. Red Skies
17. Indelible Ink
18. A Bad Day Golfing
20: Dragonfire (in progress)
Alternate Universe (AU) stories:
1. What Happens in Esthar...(in progress)
just a suggestion. I try to make each story stand on its own, but i am finding that they are becoming increasingly more intertwined with each other (with the exception of the AU story, that is..). And as another side note, these stories are listed in event order from In-game to post-game, NOT in the order that they were written.
Basic info: I am female, american, single (and THINKING about looking...). I'm 40-ish, have two children, one dog, two cats (used to have a gerbil but my daughter gave it to her friend). Thus far, I've only written FF8 fanfics but IF inspiration hits (like for example, when I replace FFX, FFVII and FFXII and actually manage to PLAY them..)I might do others. I repurchased FFVIII a while back, and I've introduced it to both of my children. We are happily playing it again right now. another game that I've purchased but haven't had much time to get into is Dissidia Final Fantasy. I'm REALLY liking this game, but I agree with the critics who say that the story is a little weak. yeah, for a Final Fantasy game, it is. The gameplay is impressive however.
I actually have a job, which in this economy is something to be happy about. But that translates to very little personal time to pursue my interests such as writing, or anything else for that matter.
more info: I rent, not own. I have too many bills and not enough money, I enjoy fantasy, sci-fi, mystery, romance and true crime novels. I love loud, raunchy rock and roll, the more attitude the better! I've been divorced since feb 15, 2001 (yes, I know, ironic), and after my last relationship ended, BADLY, decided to just stop with the whole dating thing until I can get my head on straight. Tired of the BS.
so far.. not working. yeah, I have issues, and I'll see someone about them.. eventually.
I signed up to ffnet on the suggestion of a fan (ashbear, she's responsible for my being here... so you can either thank her or not...HOPEFULLY, you'll thank her. she's a very nice person..:). So far, I'm enjoying it, I really like some of the fics I've read, and was surprised at how many authors here I recognized from other sites such as RPGamer and the rpgffml mailing list. Upon signing up here, the first thing I did was re-read all of my old fanfics and cringe. then I revised and re-edited them, hopefully improving their readability. No, I didn't break the longer ones up into chapters though in hindsight, I should have. I didn't start out writing that way however. I just wrote until I was done. As you can see, I'm doing things a little bit differently with Bragging Rights.
in addition to my homepage, I maintain two blogs, The Ronin blog, which is where I write stuff about my fanfics, writing, the creative process, and random weirdness, and Mindcrimes, my Wordpress blog which contains thoughts, opinions, day to day stuff.. boring, mundane details of my life. I'm also on Facebook (Afton Love, yes, that's my real name), Skype,and Twitter @RoninAi if anyone's interested. Anyone interested in taking a look at my artwork can see it on DeviantART, under *ronin-ai. If you really need to get ahold of me, email always works.
Hope you like my writing.. if you do, tell me, if you don't, tell me anyway. How else can I improve my writing unless the weaknesses that I've overlooked are pointed out to me?