Author has written 10 stories for Final Fantasy VII, Dracula, and Star Wars.
Tattooed skeletons are those authors
Who would like to replace what flesh they lack
With artificial colours.
(Nietzsche, Le voyageur et son ombre)
: Me :
Lilly, 25 (gah!), French.
One BA in French/English linguistic expertise, currently studying for another BA in English and Creative Writing.
Likes to say Fuck. Also likes to refer to self as a writer though writes far more fanfiction than fiction.
The loves of my life include, but are not limited to:
Smelly cheese, long-haired cats, dancers (especially tango and pole), the characters in Tom Wait's songs.
Living in England.
Want something read? Want a random chat? Want to suggest something to me? Send me a pm and off we go!
(*flails arms* I'm approachable! I'm approachable!)
Original Fiction l AO3 Fanfiction tumblr l Personal tumblr l Livejournal
: Updates :
What the hell is up with ffnet making all my links lead back to this profile page??
Anyway. You'll find me on tumblr with the url "lilly-white".
My AO3 is Lilly_White. (You'll find it in my "fanfiction" tag on my tumblr, or if you click the "Links" link on the right)
BORDER OF TABOO GOODIES
- Check out a trailer I made.
- Artwork by the almight Sephy-chu (art galleries: FVII fanart, Aeriseph fanart):
- My own inky vomit that results from writer's block:
OC/Genesis (Ch5 spoiler)
Hegemony (Ch15 spoiler)
I've decided that once I finish BoT, I'll try to take a step away from fanfiction and limit my contributions to the occasional oneshot. I've got so many original novels to work on that I really have to take the time to start them instead of indulging in fanfiction and then feeling like I can only concentrate properly on my original stuff once I finish aaaaaaall the stray story concepts that are wandering around in my fanfiction folder. So, yeah.
(If there's something like AA circles for fanfiction writers somewhere, I'd like to know because this is like battling a godamn addiction, urgh.)
Be assured that I always check out your work if you take time to leave me an opinion, positive or negative, even if you didn't make it past the first few paragraphs. ;)
I'm the sort of person that keeps her grief to herself, and never shares it for fear of other people interpreting her attitude, refering to her as a certain psychological type, etc. So, since grief is the type of thing that must be shared, I share it with fictional characters.
Freefall (FFVII): Based on a first love of mine, a rather sadistic girl who is now a fully fledged libertine. This was when I'd chosen to break away from her, so about five years into the relationship. I had fought my way to get to the position of "the favourite", and once I'd obtained her full attention and love, I had distanced myself from everyone else, everything else that didn't include her. I felt immensely guilty and doubtful about breaking away from her, since she had distanced herself from everything that didn't include me, too. And I never really explained to her why I broke away, it was so sudden, like survival instinct kicking in and forcing me to lash out. This fic is practically a stream-of-consciousness of that time, that I traced over Zack and Aeris.
Heavy in your Arms (FFVII): Based on a second love of mine, a man this time. Four years. Much softer, and purer than what I had with the aforementionned girl. I couldn't write about death for at least a few months - experiencing his death was something I wanted to analyze and express to get it out of me but I just couldn't. This was my first attempt to spell out what it felt like, though it's difficult to sort through and express all the different phases I've been going through. Traced over Vincent and Lucrecia. It would've made more sense, perhaps, to trace it over Aeris and Zack, but I relate a lot more to Vincent's psychological tendencies than Aeris'.
: Fandoms :
- Final Fantasy VII
Sephiroth with any of the girls and guys, and same for Aeris. Have a soft spot for well-written Tifa/Sephiroth too - and Vincent's always been a favourite. Otherwise, I finally played Crisis Core and I really had to write Genesis to warm up to him, he's given so little visible character development in the game even though there's so much potential for psychological growth. I'm starting to love playing around with the First Class trio, and finding fics that explore their comradeship or that go so far as pairing them up is great!
I have been in love with vampires for so, so long. So even though I've now read Bram Stoker's book a few times and have realized that this movie is sort of not very good, well who gives a damn! It's Gary bloody Oldman and Winona Ryder. :D And the concept vampire/human is still appealing to me, even after the Twilight hurricane. After growing up with The Little Vampire, there was Anne Rice, Sunshine, True Blood, and all those urban fantasies that play around with the concept... still haven't brushed up on the older, more literary takes on vampires but they're definitely on my list. So yeah. Twilight is just one interpretation, and it's pretty much cooled down now, so I've gotten over the strange popularity of the concept.
- The Mummy
Oh, alright, so it's an excuse to write something with an egyptian theme... here, Imhotep/Anck is really my only reason for writing in this fandom.
- Star Wars
I've gotten over my fear of the Extended Universe and am ploughing on with Virginal, whose mere scope still intimidates me a little. I'm not sure I could write that many oneshots for this fandom since I always feel the urge to dig into their personnalities and find reasons for everything, since the characters are frustratingly shallow in the prequels - in my humble opinion. Strangely enough I don't particularly ship anyone here - I just love finding well-written interpretations of the characters. I do like Obidala though. :D
I'd like to try writing in other FF universes but I just can't get my head out of the seventh, it's so good. Can't get enough of it! Have been trying my hand at one of the only anime I've watched and enjoyed till the end, Blood (plus), because it's bloody amazing too. (I've recently fallen in love with Speedgrapher too, though its fandom seems to be quite shockingly absent. Then again, if you like Sephiroth, you'll obviously fall in love with any character who's a rich white-haired bastard doing evil things for his own personal reasons, and who spent his childhood as a lab rat. I do love the reasons behind his apparent 'evil' though; money, and all its dirty ramifications. Though a bit clichéd, it's intelligently expressed for an anime.)
: Muses :
(Rome, GoT, True Blood)
Le Marquis de SADE
George R.R Martin
Lars Von Trier
(or just Melancholia)
And WONG KAR WAI.
: I respond to every single review I get, so don't be shy!:
To Anonymous reviewers: LOVE YOU GUYS. Wonderful human beings. :D But, it's so frustrating to not be able to thank you properly; you guys should make yourselves profiles, so that we can lavish you with gratitude and metaphysical hugs and all that you deserve.
DISCLAIMER: All of my stories are based on existing franchises (movies/books/games). I am making no money off of them. I claim no intellectual property over the worlds and characters that I write about (excepting the original characters who do not appear in those franchises).
I do claim intellectual property over the stories published below: the plots and writing are entirely original, unless otherwise stated (in the case of lyrics, quotes, etc).