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Joined 03-12-04, id: 553072, Profile Updated: 06-15-13
Author has written 6 stories for West Wing, and Newsroom.

"Snapshots" is on hiatus until further notice. I don't have time to write, and I've kind of lost my inspiration anyway. Sorry! I hate when authors don't finish their work, and now I've turned into one of those people. Maybe I'll finish it someday. In the meantime, just watch The Newsroom.

Formerly longtallsally.

I remember watching The West Wing with my dad when it originally aired, but I was too young to really understand it. Then I rediscovered it in reruns, and fell in love. I'm not sure how many people still read, write, or follow West Wing FanFiction anymore, but that's ok. I just write for the enjoyment, and send it out into the void. That said, if you do happen to read one of my stories, I love to get feedback. It makes me a better writer, and motivates me to write MORE.

I should probably mention that it was Hogan's Heroes that originally brought me into the FanFiction world, many years ago (ok, not THAT many). That will always be one of my favorite shows. I also enjoy Bones, Community, Gilmore Girls, The Office, Parks and Recreation, Psych, Suits and really any other show with intelligent writing. Oh, and Superman. I love Superman!

I give God all the glory for whatever talent I might have. It all comes from Him. John 3:16.

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Fetch by chezchuckles reviews
Season 7. Post-'Reckoning' timeline. "Even knowing how ruthless nature can be, and how cunningly defensive, Kate Beckett is not at all prepared for the blind eyes staring back at her in the morgue."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Supernatural - Chapters: 14 - Words: 22,545 - Reviews: 524 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 209 - Updated: 4/2 - Published: 2/16 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Learn to Have Been by chezchuckles reviews
This is a Season 7 supposition only. I have no knowledge of spoilers or teasers, this is purely an idea at what their winter would look like in 2014-2015 after that season-ending fiery accident.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 47,051 - Reviews: 873 - Favs: 158 - Follows: 303 - Updated: 9/7/2014 - Published: 7/3/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dash of Summer by chezchuckles reviews
A Dash Universe mini-epic. Set four/five months after the events of Mad Dash.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 69 - Words: 151,657 - Reviews: 1573 - Favs: 150 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 4/3/2014 - Published: 8/13/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
We Two by chezchuckles reviews
A post-ep for 'Under Fire' 6x11, immediately after the ambulance leaves.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,550 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 24 - Published: 1/12/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Age of Discovery by dharmamonkey reviews
What happened in the month between Broadsky's capture and the opening scene of "Change in the Game" (6x23)? What happened in the five months between "I'm pregnant—you're the father" and the opening scene of 7x1? A series of short pieces about the moments we missed as Booth and Brennan discovered that theirs was a single life shared.
Bones - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 42,738 - Reviews: 658 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 152 - Updated: 12/30/2013 - Published: 1/11/2013 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
guess what we'll discover by shannanagin reviews
Jeff gets a new roommate.
Community - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 12 - Words: 77,370 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 313 - Follows: 255 - Updated: 12/20/2013 - Published: 2/13/2012 - Jeff W., Annie E. - Complete
The UnNatural Order by chezchuckles reviews
A one shot post-episode piece for "Get A Clue." Beckett oversteps but someone has to say these things.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,506 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 35 - Published: 10/31/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by chezchuckles reviews
A oneshot post-ep for Time Will Tell 6x05. Castle laments the loss of his daughter from the loft. (Title is from a Dave Eggers novel.)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,120 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 24 - Published: 10/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Let Go In Small Doses by sunsetdreamer reviews
Booth. Brennan. Pelant. A three year jump into the speculative future. Fic can also be described as, 'sunsetdreamer trying to make sense of/find her footing in the new Bones world'. All aboard the crazy train.
Bones - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 17,103 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 7/7/2013 - Published: 3/21/2013 - T. Brennan, S. Booth
Thin Ice by chai4anne reviews
Santos and McGarry have won the election, Leo's well and on the job, Josh is about to become C.o.S., and Donna . . . . Well, read it and see.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 7,295 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 11/11/2012 - Published: 11/9/2012 - Josh L., Donna M. - Complete
A Better Fate by chezchuckles reviews
"my blood approves, and kisses are a better fate than wisdom. . .And death i think is no parenthesis" -ee cummings co-authored by Sandiane Carter and chezchuckles
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 48,898 - Reviews: 993 - Favs: 409 - Follows: 435 - Updated: 7/29/2012 - Published: 7/2/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
A Short History of American Literature by eitoph reviews
Two authors meet and exchange advice on both work and play. B/B and C/B ish. Happy Birthday Tadpole24.
Crossover - Bones & Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,071 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/4/2012 - T. Brennan, Rick C. - Complete
Where Wilt Thou Lead Me? by westwingnut221 reviews
During the Santos campaign Josh faces some old demons. Will Donna be willing to be there for him? Post 2162 Votes.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 9,322 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 1/31/2012 - Published: 10/13/2010 - Josh L., Donna M. - Complete
Seven Characters In Search Of An Exit by Carly-M reviews
The study group become trapped and look for an escape. But is one of them searching for an escape from something else?
Community - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,486 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 11/24/2011 - Published: 11/11/2011 - Annie E., Jeff W. - Complete
The Song Remains the Same by SamSnead reviews
It's like deja vu on steroids - the other timelines begin to seep into Annie's subconscious. Spoilers for Remedial Chaos Theory.
Community - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,276 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/22/2011 - Annie E., Jeff W. - Complete
That's Why I'm Here by LizD reviews
This is yet another version of the missing scenes between HOLE IN THE HEART and THE CHANGE IN THE GAME. More meat than sweet – fair warning.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 29 - Words: 122,917 - Reviews: 487 - Favs: 208 - Follows: 246 - Updated: 10/20/2011 - Published: 6/14/2011 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
A Tale of Two Booths by RositaLG reviews
One boy's love for Dr. Brennan reminds his father why he fell in love with her in the first place. Change in rating: Now M
Bones - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 10 - Words: 27,332 - Reviews: 177 - Favs: 234 - Follows: 229 - Updated: 10/3/2011 - Published: 9/28/2010 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
17 Days by Liria247 reviews
A reaction piece to the Change in the Game. There were too many gaps, and this is an attempt to fill some of them in. Please read and review!
Bones - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 10 - Words: 30,298 - Reviews: 284 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 434 - Updated: 6/24/2011 - Published: 5/20/2011 - T. Brennan, S. Booth
An Epic Before Bed by eitoph reviews
She's written this life and she's lived this life, and now she knows which one she prefers. 4.26/6.22/6.23 and how they all fit together. BB.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,895 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 10 - Published: 5/31/2011 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
Of Muffin and Men by L J Groundwater reviews
Just an experiment on my part - see note inside ... Josh has some serious work to do. But a distraction taking over the West Wing is making it difficult to concentrate. Please read and give feedback... Thanks.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,907 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 9 - Published: 8/4/2010 - Josh L.
Home by shannanagin reviews
Graduation 2013, with flashbacks to the past four years. Written for the M/M Fic Exchange.
Community - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 5 - Words: 25,048 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 8 - Published: 7/12/2010 - Jeff W., Annie E. - Complete
Pretending to be Asleep by Aerial312 reviews
Josh and Donna can't find the words to talk about how they feel, they just know they like to be in physical contact with each other.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,914 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/8/2010 - Donna M., Josh L. - Complete
Slow Show by shannanagin reviews
“She needed someone that needed her right back. And you just needed a reason to grow up.” - Complete
Community - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,320 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 243 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 3/3/2010 - Published: 2/28/2010 - Jeff W., Annie E. - Complete
Inauguration Day by jengwilson reviews
The day President Bartlet leaves office. Oh yeah, Leo didn’t have a heart attack, Toby didn’t leak anything, Donna didn’t lose what made her, her, and Josh and Donna didn’t leave the White House early.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,032 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/9/2008 - Josh L., Donna M. - Complete
The Path Which Has Led to the Present by Aerial312 reviews
Josh and Donna. Pre Administration, set right after Donna returns to Josh after leaving for Dr. Freeride for a little while. Continues through the Election.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 35 - Words: 58,431 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 8/21/2006 - Published: 6/5/2006 - Donna M., Josh L. - Complete
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Inevitable reviews
"I wouldn't stop for red lights." "Those stories would make me like you." "You look amazing." "You have to get Josh." It was all leading up to this. It was inevitable. Just a little wish fulfillment for Season 5. Post-ep for Commencement & Twenty-Five.
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,478 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 1/4 - Published: 2/22/2011 - Josh L., Donna M. - Complete
As I Always Imagined reviews
Jim and Maggie go on their first date.
Newsroom - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 827 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Published: 12/15/2012 - Jim H., Maggie J. - Complete
Snapshots: That Damn Frank Capra reviews
"Snapshots" is a collection unfinished stories and vignettes set in the Santos administration see Author's Note . In "That Damn Frank Capra," the administration battles trouble in the economy and their personal lives during a tough midterm election.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,819 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 7/7/2012 - Published: 5/13/2012 - Josh L., Donna M.
The Library reviews
Post-Santos Administration. Josh and Donna spend some quality time with their daughter. It's just a fluffy tribute to family literacy. Read with your kids today!
West Wing - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,002 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 4 - Published: 8/20/2011 - Donna M., Josh L. - Complete
Valuable reviews
The story of how Donna left the campaign for Dr. Freeride, and then left him for the campaign. Sort of a pre-ep to "17 People."
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,004 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/13/2011 - Donna M., Josh L. - Complete
Mistaken Identity reviews
Margaret, Donna, Josh, and Toby see a familiar face in the west wing. Or do they? Crossover with Brothers and Sisters. Set during Season 5 of TWW, and pre-show for B&S.
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,234 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/21/2010 - Sam S. - Complete