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Author has written 32 stories for Rune Factory: A Fantasy Harvest Moon, Harvest Moon, Avatar: Last Airbender, Teen Titans, Persona Series, Fire Emblem, Last Story, Mass Effect, Legend of Korra, Canterbury Tales, Sherlock, RWBY, Disastrous Life of Saiki K./斉木楠雄のΨ難, Pokémon, and X-Com.
Disclaimer: This profile picture is not mine, by the way! It is actually a picture of Totoro from Hayao Miyazaki's My Neighbor Totoro.
On another note, all of the cover pictures for my stories (excluding the default Totoro ones) I DO OWN, so please be respectful and do not copy them!
So...I'm going to state the most obvious thing in the world: school is time-consuming. While updates may take longer, please don't lose hope! I promise I have not given up on fanfiction, and am already working on the next chapter(s) for Tales of the Titans! Thank you for your patience!
One of my favorite quotes:
"Vengeance does nothing but perpetuate more vengeance and on and on until some race can find the strength to say "No, I will not avenge. I shall stand with dignity until my enemies are won over because they honor and respect me," and only when that happens will we have our pride back." --from the movie Ragtime.
A pretty awesome statement from an author:
(COMPLETE SPOILERS for the ending of Animorphs)
Dear Animorphs Readers:
Quite a number of people seem to be annoyed by the final chapter in the Animorphs story. There are a lot of complaints that I let Rachel die. That I let Visser Three/One live. That Cassie and Jake broke up. That Tobias seems to have been reduced to unexpressed grief. That there was no grand, final fight-to-end-all-fights. That there was no happy celebration. And everyone is mad about the cliffhanger ending.
So I thought I'd respond.
Animorphs was always a war story. Wars don't end happily. Not ever. Often relationships that were central during war, dissolve during peace. Some people who were brave and fearless in war are unable to handle peace, feel disconnected and confused. Other times people in war make the move to peace very easily. Always people die in wars. And always people are left shattered by the loss of loved ones.
That's what happens, so that's what I wrote. Jake and Cassie were in love during the war, and end up going their seperate ways afterward. Jake, who was so brave and capable during the war is adrift during the peace. Marco and Ax, on the other hand, move easily past the war and even manage to use their experience to good effect. Rachel dies, and Tobias will never get over it. That doesn't by any means cover everything that happens in a war, but it's a start.
Here's what doesn't happen in war: there are no wondrous, climactic battles that leave the good guys standing tall and the bad guys lying in the dirt. Life isn't a World Wrestling Federation Smackdown. Even the people who win a war, who survive and come out the other side with the conviction that they have done something brave and necessary, don't do a lot of celebrating. There's very little chanting of 'we're number one' among people who've personally experienced war.
I'm just a writer, and my main goal was always to entertain. But I've never let Animorphs turn into just another painless video game version of war, and I wasn't going to do it at the end. I've spent 60 books telling a strange, fanciful war story, sometimes very seriously, sometimes more tongue-in-cheek. I've written a lot of action and a lot of humor and a lot of sheer nonsense. But I have also, again and again, challenged readers to think about what they were reading. To think about the right and wrong, not just the who-beat-who. And to tell you the truth I'm a little shocked that so many readers seemed to believe I'd wrap it all up with a lot of high-fiving and backslapping. Wars very often end, sad to say, just as ours did: with a nearly seamless transition to another war.
So, you don't like the way our little fictional war came out? You don't like Rachel dead and Tobias shattered and Jake guilt-ridden? You don't like that one war simply led to another? Fine. Pretty soon you'll all be of voting age, and of draft age. So when someone proposes a war, remember that even the most necessary wars, even the rare wars where the lines of good and evil are clear and clean, end with a lot of people dead, a lot of people crippled, and a lot of orphans, widows and grieving parents.
If you're mad at me because that's what you have to take away from Animorphs, too bad. I couldn't have written it any other way and remained true to the respect I have always felt for Animorphs readers.
I figured the best way to know about my writing is to get my readers' point of view. If you have read any of my stories (though preferably the newer ones, as they are of better quality), and have the time/patience to fill this survey out in either a PM or review, it will mean a great deal to me! Thank you!
Requests: If you fill out this survey, I will write a brief ficlet request for you as a way of saying thanks. It will be about the fandom your survey was based on. I'll tell you when it's posted and on what story you can find it under.
Also, please fill out the survey honestly! While I would love a 5-star review, but it doesn’t help me if I didn’t earn it.
The scale goes from 1 to 10, ten being the best and one the worst.
A) The story/stories of mine you have read and are basing your answers on is/are:
1) What would you say my writing strengths are?
2) What would you say my writing weaknesses are? (Don't worry; I appreciate the criticism, so long as it is constructive.)
3) How would you rate my characterization and dialogue on a scale of 1 to 10? Your reasons?
4) How would you rate my plot and pacing on a scale of 1 to 10? Your reasons?
5) How would you rate my grammar on a scale of 1 to 10? Your reasons?
6) How would you rate my descriptions on a scale of 1 to 10? Your reasons?
7) How would you rate my success at conveying emotions/mood on a scale of 1 to 10? Your reasons?
8) How would you rate the credibility of my plot and characters on a scale of 1 to 10? Your reasons?
9) How would you describe my style of writing?
10) Do my stories and characters "come alive" when you read? Are they vivid, unclear, etc.?
EXTRA) Do you have any writings tips? This can be about characterization, plot, grammar, advice in general, or anything else you may think of. I love it all!
Thank you very much for taking the time to fill this out! It means a lot to me, and will help sharpen my art!
List of my stories:
(in no particular order)
1. The Thousand Lumber Bet (complete)
2. An Unexpected Kiss (short story; complete)
3. Sweet Things (short story; complete; prequel to "Sweet Cake")
4. A Night Ride (short story; complete)
5. By Any Other Name (100-word drabbles; in progress)
6. Hiking Boots (short story; complete)
7. Sweet Cake (short story; *complete for now; sequel to "Sweet Cake", but you don't have to read the story prior to understand this one.)
8. Shush, Little Bird (complete; sort-of sequel to The Thousand Lumber Bet, but you don't need to read that to understand this new story.)
9: Quiet Tenderness (complete)
1. Cluckadoodle Pox (complete)
2. Fish to Feet (short story; complete)
1. Tea Party at the Titan's Tower (short story; *complete for now)
2. Teen Titans 100 Words, 100 Chapter Challenge: The Adventures of Silkie (as the name suggests, 100 drabbles; in progress; HIATUS)
3. Tales of the Titans: A Collection (collection)
Avatar: the Last Airbender:
1. A Life-Changing Conversation (short story; complete)
Legend of Korra:
1. A Smile from the Sun (short story; complete)
1. Everyday's Great at Your Junes! (short story;complete)
2. The Teardrop Promise (short story;complete)
1. The Tales of the Shepherds (collection)
The Last Story:
1. A Bath Gone Wrong (short story; complete)
2. Taming a Flame (short story; *complete for now)
1. Intoxication Investigation (short story; *complete for now)
2. Saying Goodbye (short story; complete)
3. How to be Commander Shepard (short story; complete)
1. The Thief (short story; complete)
1. Catching Snowflakes (collection)
1. The World of Pokemon: A Compilation of Essays, Reports, and Individual Accounts (collection)
These collections will be updated purely whenever inspiration, time, and other writing projects allow.
(Fire Emblem) Tales of the Shepherds: A Collection
(Teen Titans) Tales of the Titans: A Collection
(RWBY) Catching Snowflakes
(Pokemon) The World of Pokemon: A Compilation of Essays, Reports, and Individual Accounts
Note: Any story marked with *(complete for now) means that it is a story I originally planned as a two-or-more part mini-story, but I have left as finished for the time being, for one reason or another (usually because I'm trying to focus on one specific story, or I just haven't played/watched the game/show in a long time and lost interest). This does not mean it is set in stone that I will never continue the story, but it CAN stand alone as a one-shot until I do. Sorry this is an inconvenience, but I hope what is already there will suffice for now! Thank you for understanding!
So...I find it a huge inconvenience that doesn't have a way to bookmark the stories you want to read later, so this is my personal list. Feel free to browse, though be aware, my list will probably change frequently.
My Bookmarked List
(in no particular order)
Avengers & Rise of the Guardians crossover:
Clashing with Legends https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9216541/1/Clashing-with-Legends
Half to Death https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6842327/1/Half-to-Death
How A Reformation Really Feels https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5584056/1/How-A-Reformation-Really-Feels
Fire Emblem Awakening: What if? https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9262054/1/Fire-Emblem-Awakening-What-if
My Old Son https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10731664/1/My-Old-Son
Pillars Four https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9995955/1/Pillars-Four
Friends and Legends https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10030081/1/Friends-and-Legends
Lily and the HalfBlood Prince https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5411384/1/Lily-and-the-HalfBlood-Prince
The Goblin, the Snitch, and the Werewolf https://www.fanfiction.net/s/3717364/1/The-Goblin-the-Snitch-and-the-Werewolf
The Marauders https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5220153/1/The-Marauders
How to Train Your Dragon:
The Victors Project https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9966888/1/The-Victors-Project
Percy Jackson and the Olympians:
The Rise of Magic https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10162643/1/The-Rise-of-Magic
Rise of the Guardians:
Periodic Tales https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9194866/1/Periodic-Tales
Ex Files https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8643354/1/Ex-Files
An Interesting Problem https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10136296/1/An-Interesting-Problem
Letters to a Soldier https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10187529/1/Letters-to-a-Soldier
Collision Course https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9229669/1/Collision-Course
Hard Knocks https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9449078/1/Hard-Knocks
The Adventure of the Swinging Snitch https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6711157/1/The-Adventure-of-the-Swinging-Snitch
Still Talking When You're Not There https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8947159/1/Still-Talking-When-You-re-Not-There
Not Talking Now That You're Here https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11192799/1/Not-Talking-Now-That-You-re-Here
Fallen Angel https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10105887/46/Fallen-Angel
Baker Street Interludes https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8885187/1/Baker-Street-Interludes
The Detective and The Debutante https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9658338/1/The-Detective-and-The-Debutante
Paved Paradise https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6479734/11/Paved-Paradise
You Save Me https://www.fanfiction.net/s/3275296/1/You-Save-Me
The Greatest Story Never Told https://www.fanfiction.net/s/2843184/1/The-Greatest-Story-Never-Told
1000 Words https://www.fanfiction.net/s/2099778/1/1000-Words
Memories of Clarity https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8958495/1/Memories-of-Clarity
Elusive Words https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8115377/1/Elusive-Words
Avatar: The Last Airbender:
Since the Teen Titans Forum doesn't seem to come up properly, here is the link for it: http://www.fanfiction.net/myforums/Lilybud-the-Storyteller/4765911/
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