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Joined 1998, id: 4570, Profile Updated: 08-24-14
Author has written 25 stories for TV X-overs, ER, Bourne series, O.C., Phantom of the Opera, Jericho, Misc. Movies, and Gossip Girl.

Updated August 24, 2014

I discovered fanfiction in 1999 and have been writing stories on and off ever since. I like to think I have grown as a writer and if you compare my earlier works to my current ones, I think you’ll agree. I live in Canada where we learned British spelling (colour, NOT color!) but I’ve read so many American books, my spelling is probably 90 percent British and 10 percent American.


Deception is available for purchase. It is a revised/edited, more professional version of what has been posted here. As of July 19, 2006, a downloadable version is available at a much lower cost than the printed book. Please visit my Lulu webpage below for details:

http://www.lulu.com/content/228816

Or come and visit my Facebook Group, Deception: A Phantom of the Opera Novel:

http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=626611928#/group.php?gid=75377566351&ref=mf


My background is in Biology and Education (I worked for several years as a substitute teacher) but I am now doing administrative work at the local university.

I love live theatre, especially musicals and classical concerts, and films (I’ve even worked as an extra in films). Despite my current little obsession with Phantom of the Opera (in particular, Gerard Butler!) I’m not a big fan of opera. My favourite musical is a toss-up between West Side Story and Les Miserables. Actually, since I’ve seen so many profiles with “lists”, here’s one of my own:

Recent films I’ve seen and recommend: The Grand Budapest Hotel, Into the Storm, Chef
Fav film of all time: Gone With the Wind
Current must-see TV: Glee, Outlander, Orange is the New Black

Highlights of musicals I’ve seen (a full list would be too long):
Toronto – Phantom of the Opera, Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Chicago, West Side Story, Lord of the Rings, We Will Rock You, Whistle Down the Wind
New York – Man of la Mancha, Thoroughly Modern Millie
London – South Pacific, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Fav symphony: Dvorak Symphony No. 9, “New World”
Fav concerto: Beethoven Violin Concerto
Fav violinists: Joshua Bell, Nigel Kennedy

Fav band: matchbox20
Fav vocalists: Anthony Warlow, Matt Dusk, Il Divo
CD that's been on my player a lot: Ramin Karimloo - Human Heart

List of actors/performers I’ve seen up close that are memorable, for various reasons: Michael Ball (note: the only one in this list that I actually talked to!), Joshua Bell, Philip Quast, Colm Wilkinson, Sandra Bullock, William Hurt, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hayden Christensen, Julianna Margulies, Benjamin Bratt, Alexis Bledel, Gerard Butler.

Fav author: used to be Dean Koontz, but he completely lost me after The Taking; I hated it, though I don't even remember why. I still love his "classic" books, like Watchers and Lightning. I guess I don't currently have a fav author!
Fav book: too many to list but if you’re going to make me pick one – Jane Eyre
Book I'm currently reading: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Fav cities I’ve visited: Vancouver, Halifax, Thunder Bay, New York, Washington, Chicago, Tokyo, and by far, my absolute favourite is London, England – the architecture, museums, castles, theatres…I was in heaven and didn’t want to leave.

Want to send me an email? syoshinaka70@gmail.com

If you’ve actually read this far…wow! Thanks for reading :-)

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Mirrors by Chantal reviews
Anguished and alone under the Opera, Erik is confronted by someone who may know more about him than he knows about himself. Very dark, very twisted. One-shot.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: M - English - Angst/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,210 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/11/2005 - Complete
Chambers of the Sea by emrie reviews
Why is Summer Roberts the way she is? Take a look at the darker side of Newport through the eyes of a lonely princess. The memorable days of her life reveal the complexities of social interaction for a young girl. SS.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 40,104 - Reviews: 287 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 1/2/2005 - Published: 1/9/2004 - Summer R., Seth C.
Protection by reading reviews
Mostly about the development of Ryan's relationship with Kirsten
O.C. - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,266 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 10/22/2004 - Published: 8/29/2004 - Complete
The Lord of the Blings by TwoPence reviews
Ever wonder what exactly Seth was dreaming about when he was awakened during “The Nana” and said, “It’s my Precious, you can’t have it”?
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 823 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 16 - Published: 7/9/2004
A Life of Limbo by Aubyanne M Poulter reviews
An older, experienced Donald J. Darko learns the truth of his existence when he returns to a shade of it within his own hometown -- where he never even existed in the first place.
Donnie Darko - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,486 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/1/2003
Selene by Ilaria reviews
While back home for a leave, Maximus meets a childhood friend, a girl destiny did not treat too well.... This is a edited repost.
Gladiator - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 13,751 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 8 - Published: 10/11/2002
Toe Jam by YanksLuver reviews
Donna gets her toe stuck in the faucet of her bathtub and calls upon Josh for help. Unfortunately for her, he brings reinforcements.
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,024 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 6 - Published: 7/22/2001
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Summer Rain And Roses reviews
INCOMPLETE.An Alternate Universe fic. Carter becomes involved with a woman and her young son, and this relationship will change his life.
ER - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 48,829 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 6/23/2010 - Published: 7/5/2001
From Despair to Hope reviews
After graduation night, Chuck receives advice from someone unexpected. Will he finally be able to say the words Blair longs to hear? One-shot scene filler.
Gossip Girl - Rated: K - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,118 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/21/2009
Lament reviews
[Evening] Oneshot scene filler. After watching the film, I was disappointed that we did not see why Ann and Harris did not pursue their potential relationship. Here is my missing scene between them.
Misc. Movies - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,110 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/28/2007 - Complete
Home reviews
[Jericho] Oneshot companion piece to 'Truce'. It's Christmas Eve. Stanley isn't thrilled about helping out in another fooddrive, but he arrives with Bonnie and Mimi. Told from Stanley's POV.
Jericho - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,831 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 12/15/2006 - Complete
Truce reviews
[Jericho] Oneshot. Mimi and Bonnie find a moment of understanding. And Mimi and Stanley have their own little moment. This fic takes place directly after the Vox Populi episode. Told from Mimi's POV.
Jericho - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,918 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 3 - Published: 12/3/2006 - Complete
Angel reviews
It has been eight years since Christine last saw Erik. Circumstances bring them together again, and Christine's life is changed forever. Reviewers have described the fic as powerful, creepy & beautiful.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,473 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 5 - Published: 6/21/2006 - Christine, Erik - Complete
Deception reviews
COMPLETED. Following the Opera Populaire tragedy, Erik flees Paris to settle in London. Two years later, he meets a young woman who shares a similar gift for music. Drawn to each other for different reasons, they form an unlikely alliance. E&OW.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 107,427 - Reviews: 363 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 10/11/2005 - Published: 3/10/2005 - Erik - Complete
Something Old, Something New reviews
COMPLETED When Summer is in trouble on New Year's Eve, who will she call? One thing for certain this night will be unforgettable. Season 2 fic. PG13 for Language.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 21,935 - Reviews: 154 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 2/6/2005 - Published: 12/17/2004 - Summer R., Seth C. - Complete
Scattered Pictures reviews
COMPLETED. My version of what happens when Seth returns from sailing. He's lost something vital his memory. How will it affect him and those around him ie. Ryan, Marissa & Summer? Major SS, Minor RM. PG13 for Language
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 58,484 - Reviews: 323 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 12/8/2004 - Published: 8/24/2004 - Seth C., Summer R. - Complete
If Tomorrow Comes reviews
COMPLETED Crossover. Seth & Summer meet up with Sam & Laura of 'The Day After Tomorrow' film. I know it's stretching believability but it's a fun ride, with some twists from the movie's plot. PG13 for language and minor violence. THE CRYING GAME
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 23,315 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 16 - Updated: 8/20/2004 - Published: 7/31/2004 - Seth C., Summer R. - Complete
The Photo reviews
Bourne Supremacy. One shot scene-filler from the film. A photograph brings back haunting memories for Bourne and reminds him of what he's lost. PG13 for language.
Bourne series - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,754 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 5 - Published: 7/26/2004 - Complete
A Clean Slate reviews
COMPLETED-Susan and Carter help grant a dying woman's last wish on New Year's Eve.
ER - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,056 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 1/6/2002 - Published: 1/5/2002 - Complete
At The End Of The Day reviews
COMPLETED-This short fic takes place directly after the Never Say Never episode in Season 8. Kerry and Jing-Mei have a further conversation.
ER - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,516 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 10/28/2001 - Complete
One, Two, Three reviews
COMPLETED-Susan enlists Carter's help for a one-on-one lesson (written before Susan's character actually returned to the show).
ER - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,206 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Published: 10/18/2001 - Complete
Moonlight Reunion reviews
COMPLETED-Carter bumps into Susan when he goes out of town during the holidays. Set during Season 7.
ER - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,615 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/22/2001 - Complete
First Time For Everything reviews
COMPLETED-An Alternate Universe fic, written during Season 5. It's the year 2000. Carter is Chief Resident and Lucy is a first-year Intern. Consider this to be what could have been if we'd never heard of Paul Sobriki.
ER - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 37,570 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/3/2001 - Published: 6/17/2001 - Complete
Darkness And Light reviews
COMPLETED-When Carter's experiment goes horribly wrong, he must face the evil within himself. Based on the musical Jekyll And Hyde.
ER - Rated: T - English - Horror/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,526 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 6/14/2001 - Published: 6/10/2001 - Complete
The Choices We Make reviews
COMPLETED-Robert Romano invites someone special back into his life to help save the life of Mark and Elizabeth's child.
ER - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,544 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 3/25/2001 - Published: 3/24/2001 - Complete
Leaping Hearts reviews
COMPLETED-This is an ERQuantum Leap crossover. Sam leaps into John Carter on Valentine's Day, year 2000.
ER - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,059 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/17/2001 - Complete
Leaping Hearts reviews
COMPLETED-ERQuantum Leap crossover: Sam leaps into John Carter on Valentine's Day, year 2000
TV X-overs - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,059 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/4/2001 - Complete
Just Another Night reviews
COMPLETED-Carter and Lucy spend New Year's Eve together (set in Season 5)
ER - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 2 - Words: 15,818 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 2/1/2001 - Published: 12/30/1999 - Complete
Bittersweet Reunion reviews
COMPLETED-Mark and Elizabeth go out of town to spend Christmas with Doug and Carol (set in Season 7).
ER - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,601 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 4 - Published: 1/6/2001 - Complete
Unfinished Entry reviews
COMPLETED-John's first night at the rehab center is spent reading a journal never meant for his eyes.
ER - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,807 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/17/2000 - Complete
The Hopeful Heart reviews
COMPLETED-An alternate version of the events surrounding the Be Still My Heart and All In The Family episodes.
ER - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,764 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/4/2000 - Complete
Heatwave in Cook County reviews
COMPLETED-This is an ERX-files crossover. Mulder and Scully visit the ER in search of Carter, to warn him about a dangerous woman in his life. Set during Season 5.
TV X-overs - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,879 - Reviews: 12 - Published: 8/10/1999 - Complete
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