Cross and Crosser

InuYasha x Amaranthine Saga. I’m calling this the day’s finale. You’ve been waiting for it, haven’t you? ::twinkle::

Summary: Sesshoumaru applies for adoption at Stately House, but Argent Mettlebright won’t let his orphans go to just anyone. Especially not to a dog who cannot produce a satisfactory pedigree. Reinforcements arrive on either side of the standoff. (IY x Amaranthine Saga crossover) Canon Divergence.

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News Hound

New Story. New Fandom. I’ve always sort of wanted to write for the Naruto fandom. (Iruka is my all-time favorite ninja. So there.) Early this year, I started messing with News Hound on the side. Just a scene here or there, in between all the other things I was supposed to be doing. (I like having an escape!story for days when I’m feeling rebellious.) Lo, and behold, the thing behaved so well, it’s essentially complete. TWO chapters to give you a running start. New chapters will post every Tuesday.

Summary: Iruka is sent undercover on a mission that bears every resemblance to an enforced vacation. It’s the world’s most boring assignment. And the loneliest. Until a chatty photojournalist named Sukea starts hanging around. Canon Divergence. [Iruka & Kakashi/Sukea/Hound]

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Fanniversary

September 22. Today is my fandom anniversary, which I mark (most years) by beginning, ending, and/or variously updating my fanfics. This year is the 14th Anniversary, and I have Planz. Let’s begin with an unveiling.

Forthright Fanfiction. This summer, I took the plunge and ordered up some book covers for my fanfics. They’ll begin appearing over on my fanfiction profiles AND on Goodreads, where you can now “get credit” for reading my stories. Here are the first four:

ALL of my fanfics are scheduled to get shiny new covers. (Yeah, it’s added up over the years. And I’m far from done.) I’ll focus first on completed stories. Then focus on completing stories. New Covers will be unveiled weekly. How do Tuesdays work for you?

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This is… Unexpected

I’m fielding a fandom friend’s question here on the blog since my answer may be interesting to others (if not everyone). ::twinkle::

The Question
Don’t know where else to ask so here it goes. Will you be continuing ‘Unexpected’ on ffn.net? Not being demanding or anything, just need to quell my curiosity and also see if there’s any way to persuade you to finish it. It’s been my favorite for so long now.

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My Answer
This is an excellent place to ask. And opportune timing, since I have recently added Unexpected to my writing schedule. I even announced it, though in a place where nobody knows to look for the little hints and rumors I enjoy generating.

I recently secured a Ko-fi account, which I plan to use for fandom fun. Beginning next year (tentatively March 2021) I will host a monthly “event,” reminiscent of Drabble/Drawble Nights of old. And as a finale for the day, I’ll add a new chapter to Unexpected.

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Ko-fi
For those not familiar with the site, Ko-fi work like … like a tip jar. If you want to show your appreciation for my efforts, you can “buy me a coffee.” The money (all of it) is sent directly to my PayPal account. This is a good option for people who aren’t able to commit to a monthly pledge (that’s how Patreon works). Nothing much will happen over there until next year, when I pick up Unexpected and Vassal for our Ko-fi dates. Look forward to it!

Mood Stripes 184: Calm

Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this audacious adventure… especially for the confident one. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.

Chapter 184: Calm

Sesshoumaru wasn’t thinking about anything in particular when he realized she was absent.

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Mood Stripes 183: Complimentary

Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this audacious adventure… especially for the one with clothing options. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.

Chapter 183: Complimentary

When Sesshoumaru donned one of his other sets of clothing, Kagome couldn’t help smiling.

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