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Joined 11-17-02, id: 295648, Profile Updated: 11-28-14
Author has written 9 stories for Pokémon.

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Hi I'm Jenn.
Or DarkAngelTorchic, or DAT, or really you can call me whatever you want as long as it's classy.
I have been writing fan fiction since age 10 (I've been on here for about 13 years, though all of my old stuff was taken down when I started writing again a few years ago, as I didn't want to be judged as a writer for stories I wrote as a child).

My chosen fandom as a fanfiction writer is Pokemon and has been since I started writing, though I've been known to wander over to the Community, Pretty Little Liars, Parks and Recreation and Harry Potter sections to read sometimes. I have lots of things on my Netflix queue that I haven't had time to watch yet, so don't judge me for not being on the Doctor Who/Sherlock/Supernatural bandwagons.

While it's my dream to eventually write a book (a dream I know I share with many of you), it will more than likely be some obscure academic book that maybe ten people will read. My degree is in sociology and my research interests mainly fall within social psychology, gender and media.


Just talk about your writing, Jenn, damn.

The City and The Ghost/Set Yourself on Fire:

After months of deliberation, I have decided I will not finish Set Yourself on Fire. In all honesty, I couldn't if I tried. Despite the fact that I have a very detailed outline, I am 110% stuck and I'm pretty sure that's not going to change. However, since I have had time to get back to toying with my writing, I have found myself thinking of all of the things I could've done differently in both stories. Therefore, I have decided my desired course of action is a massive rewrite of The City and The Ghost, and with two chapters and an outline that's about 75% of the way complete, I'm really happy with this choice.

This is not a "I went back to fix typos and inconsistencies" kind of rewrite. There are some massive changes to plot, form and character. While there are a few chapters that will remain mostly the same, the vast majority of The City and the Ghost: Redux doesn't share a ton of similarities. Even more importantly, it will invalidate SYOF completely, as the trajectory I set TCatG on to set up SYOF will no longer occur. It will follow more of the path of the original ending I had planned and then abandoned, though I think it will even stray from that.

I don't believe I will delete TCatG or SYOF because they represent something very important to me and something that I want to keep intact. I began writing TCatG in June 2011 and finished it exactly 365 days later. More importantly, I posted the first chapter of TCatG approximately nine years after my first fan fiction story was put online, at the age of 10. Writing this story reminded me of the absolute joy I found in writing as a child, and the joys of sharing my writing with such a wonderful community of like-minded people. I have built incredible relationships with fellow writers over the time I've been writing fan fiction, I have grown as a person and a writer and now I've turned this love of mine into a career (though writing reports and articles aren't quite the same as fan fiction). TCatG came after a long hiatus from writing. It also came at a point where I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life other than not go to law school like I originally planned. I am fairly certain that if I hadn't written it, I never would've gotten back into writing the way I did. I am extremely grateful that I found a story and characters that I loved enough to dedicate a year to, and I'm also extremely grateful for those of you who were there for that journey.

I hope those of you who are still around will check into this rewrite and keep me on my toes. The comments, criticisms and kind words of me readers inspire me to no end, and helpful feedback is worth its weight in gold. I am really super excited to be returning to writing and returning to the fabulous and dysfunctional world of Delaney Caldwell has thus far been a blast.


UPDATES:

11/28/2014: So I lost my flash drive to a parking lot. Everything I had for constructing TCatG and Panopticon were on there. I am devastated, but I'm going to see what I can piece together based off of conversations in my messages. Hopefully there's enough to figure out what I was planning. Yeeeeeesh. At any rate, I'll probably be picking back up in December with TCatG: Redux. I am SO close to the end of my first semester in graduate school, which has been painful and wonderful all at the same time. I'm also considering rewriting an even older story that was Hoenn-centric based off of how much Omega Ruby absolutely delighted me. We'll see. At any rate, after I get some work done on my final papers, I'm going to start some work at recovering what I can of my stories, but I'm back y'all!

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Sweet Sacrifice by Shadow Serenity 57 reviews
In the dangerous Pokemon world, it isn't uncommon for new trainers to go missing. However, lately the number of disappearances has been rising, including many notably skilled trainers. Meanwhile, two young adults begin their journey and unknowingly become entwined in a bizarre plot that threatens to overwhelm them. Thankfully, they don't have to combat this new threat alone...
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 12 - Words: 55,506 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 7/21 - Published: 6/21/2010 - OC, Sableye/Yamirami, Gastly/Ghos
Soullessness by SilentProtagonist000 reviews
COMPLETE. Childhood friends Dawn and Lucas have attempted to infiltrate Team Galactic's base; but alas, they have failed and are being kept as prisoners. Team Galactic's leader, Cyrus, finds Dawn to be an interesting plaything, but even emotionless men cannot stop love. Akatsukishipping and Fortuneshipping. Rated for rape and sexual themes.
Pokémon - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 74,284 - Reviews: 94 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 12/30/2013 - Published: 6/7/2012 - Dawn/Hikari, Cyrus/Akagi, Lucas/Kouki, Jupiter - Complete
Of Twinleaf Town by Fluitare reviews
She doesn't want to be a Trainer anymore, a Champion, a wanderer. She doesn't want to be herself. There is nothing left for her but an empty Pokemon League that she has defeated a thousand times before, and tired faces, and sterile white corridors between rooms.
Pokémon - Rated: K - English - Angst/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,287 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/5/2013 - Dawn/Hikari
Butterfree by Dragonfree reviews
Trainers aren't supposed to have favorites, but you were my favorite. And then you started losing.
Pokémon - Rated: K - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,773 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 11 - Published: 1/10/2012 - Butterfree - Complete
Retroactive Continuity by JX Valentine reviews
N understands the rifts are there for a reason. One-shot.
Pokémon - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,400 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/31/2011 - N H./Natural H. G., Leaf - Complete
Pedestal by Digital Skitty reviews
For some people, training isn't easy. For some people, training is beyond easy. Unfortunately, for me, training is beyond hard. Double weaknesses, attacked by wild Pokemon, mistrust of trainers, and much more. I just CAN'T catch a break, can I?
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 160 - Words: 545,006 - Reviews: 3581 - Favs: 1,932 - Follows: 729 - Updated: 10/3/2011 - Published: 2/17/2009 - OC - Complete
Alphabet Soup by CoffeeIncluded reviews
N can remember only bits of the ceremony. Bree can't remember anything from before her sixth birthday. Bree White, Cheren Shiro, and Bianca Noir are in no way prepared for what lies buried. Memory's a funny thing, isn't it? Slight Cheren/Bianca, White/N.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 37 - Words: 155,259 - Reviews: 812 - Favs: 483 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 8/6/2011 - Published: 1/14/2011 - Hilda/Touko, N H./Natural H. G. - Complete
Spirited by OceanSpiral reviews
Pokemon training was never her choice, but when Sienna finds her mum gone, claiming to be chasing her dad, she discovers the path of a trainer is now inevitable. Partnered up with a feisty Mareep and a plethora of other 'spirited' Pokemon, Sienna seeks out revenge on her violent estranged father. But the sinister plot she uncovers proves a doorway for something entirely unexpected.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 55 - Words: 218,752 - Reviews: 528 - Favs: 260 - Follows: 105 - Updated: 6/21/2011 - Published: 7/10/2010 - Mareep/Merriep - Complete
reality puncture by fiore del melo reviews
he holds the gun to her head and says, "Sorry sweetheart, but this is real life and real bad guys use guns." —Rocket Grunt/Lyra
Pokémon - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 545 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/24/2011 - Complete
Ordinary Girls by Ember A. Keelty reviews
Mars isn't very good at being an ordinary girl. She's not alone in that.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,450 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/9/2011 - Mars, Dawn/Hikari - Complete
In the Time Capsule by SunLight reviews
In the time capsule, Red and Gold trade pokémon. What does it mean to trade across time? A conversation between Pokémon generations one and two.
Pokémon - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,297 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/21/2010 - Red, Gold/Ethan/Hibiki - Complete
The Queen of Make Believe by ckret2 reviews
Nurse Joy and Fisherman Don think Mary Sue is a very creative girl. So she's a princess, her father's a Pokémon, and over half of her team is legendary? Sure. Unfortunately, her presence is about to wreak havoc in Lavender Town's Pokémon Center. Oneshot.
Pokémon - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,723 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/18/2008 - Nurse Joy, Mewtwo - Complete
Saving Shard by Maia's Pen reviews
COMPLETE! In mere minutes Misty became both engaged and Team Rockets hostage. As Ash struggles to rescue his fiancée on the outside, a mysterious stranger fights to save her on the inside: a man who needs Misty’s help just as much as she needs his.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 84,611 - Reviews: 416 - Favs: 219 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 8/12/2008 - Published: 6/25/2007 - Gary O./Shigeru, Misty/Kasumi - Complete
Watch Your Back by Maia's Pen reviews
COMPLETE! Trainers are mysteriously vanishing. Someone, or something, is on a violent kidnapping spree. When Gary Oak becomes the newest victim, Ash and his friends are determined to find out what is going on.
Pokémon - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 48 - Words: 195,896 - Reviews: 1396 - Favs: 395 - Follows: 85 - Updated: 1/1/2006 - Published: 10/17/2003 - Gary O./Shigeru, Misty/Kasumi - Complete
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Without Fail reviews
Hannah is almost to Victory Road. Maybe one day she'll be the Champion, but she doesn't deserve it. [two-shot; HG-centric]
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,173 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 2/1 - Published: 7/26/2014 - Glaceon/Glacia, OC - Complete
The City and the Ghost: Redux reviews
Once an elite trainer famous for defeating Team Galactic, Delaney has been in isolation for nearly a year following the events of the Spear Pillar. Surely nobody would think to look for her in Unova, posing as a novice trainer beginning her journey amidst overzealous liberation groups, annoying neighbors and pokemon that hide under the bed from her, right?
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 49,116 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 8/10/2014 - Published: 4/21/2014 - OC
The City and the Ghost reviews
The fabulously dysfunctional adventures of Delaney Caldwell have been rebooted in The City and the Ghost: Redux.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 23 - Words: 118,711 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 3/26/2014 - Published: 6/27/2011 - OC - Complete
Panopticon reviews
Ten years in post-Galactic Sinnoh, two trainers leave Twinleaf Town to start a journey and then split up to conquer the world. Meet Quinn Pointer, novice trainer. She has a magmar deemed too ugly to be a contest star by her mother, a trainer ID where she looks like a curly-haired monster with a lazy eye and a love of free food. It's about to get crazy.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 23,248 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 6/26/2013 - Published: 5/12/2013 - Magmar/Boober
Set Yourself on Fire reviews
Nearly three years after the "incident" at Dragonspiral Tower, Delaney Caldwell finds herself with an interesting offer: a chance to start over and help a struggling region rebuild after attacks have nearly destroyed everything. When there's nothing left to burn, you've got to set yourself on fire.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 101,411 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 4/28/2013 - Published: 7/6/2012
Aptitude reviews
He could have become the Champion. He could have become anything. Instead he became the monster on the Spear Pillar.
Pokémon - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,138 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 7 - Published: 12/31/2012 - Cyrus/Akagi - Complete
Oh Cheren reviews
It's a normal day at the Aspertia Gym when Cheren receives a rather interesting call from a former challenger...
Pokémon - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,049 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/26/2012 - Cheren, Mei/Rosa - Complete
A Boy and His Psyduck reviews
The economy of Goldenrod has gone down the hole, and no longer does the Goldenrod Department Store have rooftop sales. What's Todd to do? Chill out on route 34 and wait to battle overzealous young trainers, apparently.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,172 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/3/2011 - Complete
Royal Unova reviews
All it took was one night, looking over the vast Unova sea, for Steven Stone to realize that life's little jokes are often the cruelest.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,686 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/22/2011 - Steven S./Daigo - Complete