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23 - Female - Canadian Army - BA English - Addicted to coffee, travelling and expensive shoes.

"You will not always be strong, but you can always be brave." - Beau Taplin

26 Jul 16

After much contemplation, I have decided to slowly begin rewriting Love of a Spartan. I have finished the first draft of my original novel and I'm currently playing the tedious waiting game of sending queries to various literary agents. In the meantime, I figure I will tackle the monster that is LOAS and its sequel. Any original fans will see a lot of positive changes.

06 May 16

I am no longer actively writing new FanFiction. I have since signed onto a permanent contract with the Canadian military, and will graduate from university with a BA in English in December. My time here has been great, and I am grateful for the friends that I have made through the mutual love of writing.

Firstly, I'd like to say thank you to everyone for all of the support and constructive criticism received during my time here on FanFiction.Net. The positive feedback and the lovely people here inspired me throughout my teenage years and fuelled my desire to keep writing. Writing is a skill that is constantly evolving; it can be just as challenging as it is enjoyable.

I began publishing works on FanFiction.Net as a young teenager, when my writing skills were far from polished. Despite that fact, I had a rather he large fan-base that bloomed from the Halo Love of a Spartan series. I had never imagined it would garner such attention. Looking back, I realize it was terribly titled and filled with cliches, however, it does still hold a special place in my heart. It showed an evolutionary timeline of my writing skills as the series was written over a span of six to seven years. It also gives me a good laugh.

My advice to all the aspiring writers out there: if you love writing, keep doing it. If someone tells you that you are terrible, don't give up. Take their criticism positively. Everyone has potential to improve. Do some research. Practice your grammar. Re-read some novels from your favourite author and see where you can improve when you compare your writing to theirs. Write a little bit every day. It's good for the soul. And don't be afraid to step away from FanFiction. Create your own world, your own characters - see where it takes you. It could be somewhere great.

I stepped away from FanFiction and began writing solely my own works. I enrolled in creative writing courses with my university, and they were amazing experiences. I am now in my final year of school, writing my first novel in a one-on-one course with my professor, who is also a published author. I never imagined I would be able to do something so wonderful. Never give up!

Thank you again for the years of support. Happy writing.

Sincerely, AshleyBudrick.

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Love Of A Spartan: An Outside Perspective by Auralee reviews
ONESHOT Written with permission from AshleyBayle. BLADE visits a base in Florida and watches the Master Chief and Renee Kilburn prepare for a new mission, and offers some insights of her own. Rated for some mild swearing.
Halo - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,073 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/8/2011 - Master Chief/John-117 - Complete
Believe by MJOLNIR117 reviews
Oneshot. Set during "The Storm." A Marine corpsman finds herself treating the wounds of humanity's last and greatest hero. When he returns to battle despite his wounds, she asks a simple, yet provoking question. Revised.
Halo - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 552 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 11 - Published: 1/2/2009 - Master Chief/John-117 - Complete
One Hundred Percent by solsixtus reviews
Fresh from battle and a tumble out of the atmosphere, the Master Chief's refusal to be seen by the base's medics has Commander Miranda Keyes issuing direct orders to be her. One-shot.
Halo - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,225 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 18 - Published: 10/2/2008 - Master Chief/John-117, Miranda K. - Complete
Bravery by Siren Calling reviews
You'd be surprised what thoughts run through your mind when you're staring down the barrel of a loaded gun. On Hiatus because I think it's not worth my time.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Tragedy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,265 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 4/24/2008 - Published: 7/10/2007 - Elizabeth S., Capt. Jack Sparrow
Choosing a Side by ghilliekitten reviews
I swear to you, I didn't know ...Know what? What side you chose? Now you do.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,083 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 12/31/2007 - James N. - Complete
Dead Man's Parody by Agent047 reviews
My parody of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: K+ - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 23 - Words: 21,143 - Reviews: 168 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 12/30/2007 - Published: 10/1/2006 - Complete
Choices by Waiting To Be Inspired reviews
Major AWE spoilers. Takes place during Norrington's last scene aboard the Dutchman. His POV. One sided Norrabeth. Could be seen as a companion to Choose. Oneshot. Kind of angsty
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 497 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/29/2007 - James N., Elizabeth S. - Complete
Muffins For All! by Shining Zephyr reviews
When Horatio finds a muffin on his desk from an anonymous person, it turns a boring day at the office into one of love, guesses, and the birth of a new religion.
CSI: Miami - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 8,100 - Reviews: 166 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 12/29/2007 - Published: 1/25/2007 - Complete
The Islanders by illogical squeeks reviews
What ever happened to Cutler Beckett? No, he didn't die. He washed up on Elizabeth's island. And in a way, that was much, much worse... [Post AWE]
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 44 - Words: 65,361 - Reviews: 402 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 11/10/2007 - Published: 9/21/2007 - Cutler B., Elizabeth S. - Complete
At The End of The Day by Araminta Ditch reviews
Elizabeth is once again captured, though this time she is not alone. Along with several girls from Port Royal, Elizabeth is captured by slave traders. She must rely on her husband and the men she cares about to save her and her unborn child. WE JA NOC.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 29,838 - Reviews: 184 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 10/13/2007 - Published: 7/4/2006
Rowing to Eden by Vesper Gray reviews
One night between Jack and Elizabeth continues to haunt them and brings more than it seems. Even vows of marriage can be sacrificed for love, lust and all that lies between.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 12,979 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 9/24/2007 - Published: 9/1/2007 - Elizabeth S., Capt. Jack Sparrow - Complete
Too Good To Be True by coffeecupcakegirl reviews
Elizabeth Swann is engaged to Will Turner and everything could be wonderful. *Could* be, but she's missing her new friends, and the old ones even more. Norribeth, written before DMC and AWE.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 25 - Words: 91,981 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 9/16/2007 - Published: 7/20/2007 - Elizabeth S., James N. - Complete
Not Ammunition Is The Silverware by JaxLass reviews
Oneshot CotBP filler. Since the HMS Interceptor sank, Jack has been living with a secret pain – and it ain’t love.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,320 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/26/2007 - Capt. Jack Sparrow, Elizabeth S. - Complete
Horatio Is Prepared by Spirit of Nuka reviews
This is a spoof of the song 'Be Prepared' from Disneys movie The Lion King, sung by Horatio and the team.
CSI: Miami - Rated: K - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 396 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 8 - Published: 1/3/2007 - Complete
The Letter by PirateBlacksmith reviews
One shot. He only had a few moments before they found him and dragged him back to his fate. But there was still a little more he needed to write.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,221 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 11 - Published: 8/17/2004 - Complete
Love of a Spartan reviews
Rewrite of original. Even in hell, one can find comfort. She's just a marine. He's a Spartan. Neither are immune to the most powerful human emotion, even with the knowledge that a relationship could cost them both. Master Chief x OC
Halo - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 5 - Words: 21,186 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 8/25 - Published: 7/26 - Master Chief/John-117, OC
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