Abby Normal
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Joined 07-05-01, id: 89397
Author has written 8 stories for Titanic, Dogma, Movie X-overs, and TV X-overs.

"Abby someone...Abby Normal." -Young Frankenstein

I mostly write Titanic fan fiction, but I do have other fandoms that I adore equally: Farscape, Highlander, Star Wars (the original), Indiana Jones, Firefly, and Harry Potter, among many others - though I've written little or no fic for them. As a reader and as a writer I tend to gravitate toward sci-fi, fantasy, action-adventure, and the just plain bizarre. James Cameron was a sci-fi director before he did Titanic so I think there's a correlation there.

I really tend to read or write anything actually, I'm eclectic and easy to please. But my favorite kind of stories are definitely sagas with complex plots and characters, and broad scopes.

The main reason I've written so much for Titanic is, while it was about a single event and a single relationship, it so rich that it can be expanded into many worlds and stories, especially about Rose's life.

If you're still interested in reading any of the stories below, I'll do the best to explain my sensibilities as a writer as objectively as I can:

-I'm not a very fluffy writer. Although I am a firm believer that not all sentiment is inorganic (yes, real people can speak in metaphors, be romantic, or say "I love you" and mean it without beating you over the head with it) I don't like gushiness without substance. I think some of my earlier writing is too melodramatic for my tastes now, but I hope not painfully so.

-I like gray areas. No black and white characters. No mustache-twirling bad guys and boy scout heroes. These things work fine in spoofs or if the author is purposely setting up caricurtures but not if you want organic, realistic, complex characters. Good guys aren't all good; bad guys aren't all bad. (a shining example of this, in my opinion, is Farscape.) Real people have contradictions and any relationship (of any kind) that lacks tension isn't worth anything. Just because life is messy does not mean it isn't beautiful. And if you've never sinned, it means your life's been too easy.

-Again, given that I've gotten myself crazy-obsessed with a James Cameron movie, I tend to write like I'm writing a JC film: there will be some action. Plus. being about Titanic, I tend to weave in lots of other history as well.

-Anything I write, no matter how serious the overall story, will be funny. People with no sense of humor (especially about themselves) are not to be trusted. Life is absurd. Let's laugh at it every now and then. Just like the real people you love, you will cry harder with characters if you can laugh with them.

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Into the Fold by Neoinean reviews
Plothole filler, season one: how we get from The Gathering to Family Tree.
Highlander - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 99,971 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 3/12/2004 - Published: 11/24/2003 - Richie, Duncan - Complete
Never My Money by PrincessZeldaBelle reviews
The Mummy, told through the eyes of the accidental hero. Chapter 7...through the desert ;)
Mummy - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 8,228 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 9/11/2003 - Published: 11/25/2002
Back with You by I Need A Creative Penname reviews
Completed! Epilogue added! *After Jack's death, Rose gave birth to his child in 1913, a girl she named Jessamyn, and gave her up for adoption. Years later, Jessamyn sets out to find her mother and learn of her missing father, who may not be gone just yet.
Titanic - Rated: T - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 20 - Words: 58,880 - Reviews: 222 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 7/25/2003 - Published: 7/16/2002 - Complete
Then You Look At Me by I Need A Creative Penname reviews
Epilogue is now up :) Thanks for reading everyone!!
Titanic - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 37,247 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 7 - Updated: 4/5/2002 - Published: 11/14/2001
Just to Love by Sarah3 reviews
*Chapter 7 uploaded* A Moulin Rouge/Titanic crossover. Who exactly was Calvert? What if his first name was Christian.....
Moulin Rouge - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 11,930 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 4/4/2002 - Published: 7/16/2001
Piazza at The Bat by Q-bot reviews
A poem I wrote about Mets game against the Braves. True Story. Parody of Casey at The Bat(My favorite poem).
Parodies and Spoofs - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 532 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/3/2002
You Spin Me Right Round Baby by eenodol reviews
Randal cooks up a plot to keep as much business out of the RST as possible. In the process he destroys Dante's car. Super Eighties flashback included at no extra cost to you! (Clerks: TAS fic.)
Kevin Smith - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,824 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/29/2001
Baby Back Ribs by Squeaky reviews
Dr Evil's evil associates have lunch at Chili's
Austin Powers - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 703 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/8/2001
Titanic, the K,L,&S version by Kari Laura and Stuff reviews
The tragic story of a house hitting an iceberg. Or a garbage truck hitting a house. We're not sure which.
Titanic - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,584 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 3 - Published: 1/4/2001
Thieves of London by Sandra McDonald reviews
Duncan, Richie and Tessa have misadventures in London
Highlander - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15,457 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 7 - Published: 9/28/2000
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The Unsinkable Rose Dawson reviews
Rose's accounts of her life and the lives of her friends and family, before and the ten years or so after Titanic. Scenes in WWI, the Mexican Revolution, the beginning of prohibition in New York, among others.
Titanic - Rated: M - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 43 - Words: 163,571 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 12/1/2006 - Published: 7/26/2001 - Rose D.
Dante's Prayer reviews
Titanic-Highlander - Titanic sank and Jack Dawson better start watching his head: Rose is missing. Tommy Ryan is rather old. A certain beautiful thief is after the diamond. And as always Mac gets involved.
TV X-overs - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 18 - Words: 40,277 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 3/21/2006 - Published: 1/26/2004
Back to the Past reviews
Two teens from the 1910's rescued by their descendents in the 90's and get stuck in the 60's in a crossover between a classic 80's trilogy & the century's biggest blockbuster. COMPLETED
Movie X-overs - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Humor - Chapters: 19 - Words: 31,102 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 4 - Updated: 8/20/2003 - Published: 9/24/2001 - Complete
Miss Calvert reviews
~*~COMPLETED~*~ An alternative interstice to 'The Unsinkable Rose Dawson' - It makes sense without reading URD, but just as a warning there's a few spoilers here and there.
Titanic - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,819 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 4/23/2002 - Published: 11/3/2001 - Complete
A Flood of Sunshine reviews
Sixteen years after Titanic. Cal silently observes Rose with her family.
Titanic - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,940 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/18/2001 - Cal H., Rose D. - Complete
A Day in the Afterlife reviews
Loki and Bartleby chillin' in Purgatory based on characters and situations created by Kevin Smith
Dogma - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 432 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/26/2001 - Complete
Funtanic reviews
Three shorties. 1our heroes get a little help from everyone's favorite Austrian, 2it's Kate and Leo again! but they ain't Jack and Rose, and 3Kevin Smith hence the R ratingdon't forget to read the sequel!
Titanic - Rated: M - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,092 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/26/2001 - Complete
Hollywood Had It Coming II reviews
Sequel to the last 'Funtanic' story. The stars of Titanic acting like Kevin Smith characters. Cursing and sex jokes. In extremely poor tastethe way it should be!
Titanic - Rated: M - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,291 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/26/2001 - Complete