Allithea
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Joined 05-23-01, id: 72028, Profile Updated: 09-03-08
Author has written 8 stories for Ninja Turtles, Harry Potter, Merlin, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, and Star Trek: 2009.

I'm old enough to know better... but I'm too young to care. I have loved to write since I was in junior high, it was the only way that I could stave off boredom. However, due to some other skills (most noticeably in math) my parents and teachers convinced me to give engineering a try. Which I did. Engineering school shoves the last 200 years of human innovation into your head in 4 years. Your head is never again the same.

Certain things start to sound repetitive... The laws of thermodynamics aren't much different from the laws of motion, which all stem from the most basic laws of physics. Other things are just plain weird... imaginary numbers are necessary to bring power into my house for my laptop... whose brain consists of silicon semiconductors that at the most basic level only know two things... on and off.. 0 and 1... yes or no... binary operations.

But after conquering mathematics and physics, and honing my brain into a problem solving machine, I found myself drawn back to written word. And since I have no background for it... I had to get myself. The nice thing is that writers write books about writing.

Allithea, my penname, means to heal, to restore oneness.

Some Essential Books for the Writer:

1. The Elements of Style. (I don't care if you have a Master's Degree in English. This is a great resource for everybody)

2. Writing the Blockbuster Novel. Albert Zuckerman... he's a Literary Agent, and his his book helped me understand why I liked the books that I did.

3. The First Five Pages by Noah Lukeman. Another excellent book about writing.

Some things I've learned:

1. The best writing is simple.

2. Simple writing is tough to do.

Thanks for stopping by! Alli

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Just Once reviews
Just once, it should have happened... When Captain Kirk decides to take Spock and Bones on a dangerous mission, 3 parsecs from the neutral zone, Scotty's exasperation doesn't escape notice of his commanding officers. One shot.
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,401 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/11/2013 - J. Kirk, Spock, M. Scott/Scotty - Complete
Envy reviews
One shot. Jason POV. Percy is traumatized after leaving Tartarus, and pulls a stunt that nearly ends his life. In their effort to help him heal, Jason finds out that Percy has one thing that would make any demigod jealous, including, to his surprise, himself.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,542 - Reviews: 125 - Favs: 593 - Follows: 137 - Published: 3/15/2013 - Percy J., Jason G. - Complete
A Father for Percy reviews
Fluff. One shot. Set between BotL and TLO, during Percy's freshman year at Goode High School. As it turns out, even a powerful demigod needs a parent's help. With Poseidon fighting an under sea war and Sally Jackson at a writer's conference, Paul Blofis is the only parent-type available. Problem: Paul has never been a parent before and webmd isn't available for demigods.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,893 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 315 - Follows: 62 - Published: 9/12/2012 - Percy J., Paul B. - Complete
Winter's Chill reviews
Post S3, no S4 spoilers. While Arthur struggles managing his duties to the kingdom and to his ailing father, Merlin's life is turned upside down by a mysterious illness and his mother's deepest secret. An enemy approaches, ever closer, with dark magic.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 27 - Words: 68,679 - Reviews: 306 - Favs: 275 - Follows: 450 - Updated: 7/30/2012 - Published: 12/4/2011 - Merlin, Arthur
The Time of Unknown reviews
Splinter is sick with an unknown illness. The Purple Dragons have a new mysterious weapon. Leo doesn't know where he fits, Raph, post Nightwatcher,is floundering, Don is overworked, and Mike has to grow up or risk losing everything. Set post movie 4.
Ninja Turtles - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 16 - Words: 51,144 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 2/2/2011 - Published: 4/12/2009
Miscalculation reviews
When faced with an unknown enemy, one of Donny's inventions backfires, leaving Mikey hurt, Donny guilty and the rest angry. Can the family face this new threat, or will they pull themselves apart.
Ninja Turtles - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 17 - Words: 49,584 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 1/30/2009 - Published: 8/31/2008 - Donatello - Complete
Summer of Several Attempts reviews
Harry arrives home to find a Muggle gunman in his driveway. Is this just a random act of a deranged man, or it is linked to Voldemort and his growing desire to kill the last of the Potters.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 17 - Words: 65,862 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 22 - Published: 7/9/2005 - Harry P.
A New Enemy reviews
The turtles are faced with a new invisible enemy. PG-13 for language and angst. My first attempt at fanfiction
Ninja Turtles - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 23,423 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/24/2001