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Posted by Heidi Anne Heiner



Fairest of All by Serena Valentino is on sale today only in ebook format for $2.99. It is usually in the $9.99 range.

Book description:

For anyone who's seen Walt Disney's Snow White, you'll know that the Wicked Queen is one evil woman! After all, it's not everyone who wants to cut out their teenage step-daughter's heart and have it delivered back in a locked keepsake box. (And even if this sort of thing is a common urge, we don't know many people who have acted upon it.)


Now, for the first time, we'll examine the life of the Wicked Queen and find out just what it is that makes her so nasty. Here's a hint: the creepy-looking man in the magic mirror is not just some random spooky visage-and he just might have something to do with the Queen's wicked ways!

Rabbit, Rabbit, Rabbit!

Nov. 1st, 2014 08:53 am
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Happy Kalends of Novembris.
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I did not carve a pumpkin this year--the season has been chock-a-block occupied with family projects (everyone's healthy, so, I'm grateful), so, pumpkin carving was sacrificed, along with keeping up with television (my DVR is groaning), movies (still haven't seen Kill the Messenger! I'M SORRY JEREMY), and most fic. I should be at my creative best right now, because the Muse is whimsical and likes to inspire me when I'm at my otherwise busiest, but she sublimated my enthusiasm into the family projects themselves, darnit. I guess that's good? Anyway, not dead, will stick around and be partcipatory when I can.
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americans: can we at least wait until thanksgiving before we start the christmas stuff
*muffled sound of laughter and jingle bells from the general direction of canada*
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mcalhen-creations:

Hello! I’m working on saving up about $1.5k+ to go toward paying off medical bills, getting a few Christmas presents for friends, and saving up for a dog (reasons for a dog can be found here).

This is my new commission post for the time being! These pictures are only samples of what I can make! I have to make these products from scratch if you order, and you can choose colors you would prefer most. If you’re not sure about a color option, feel free to ask me!

1. Paypal payments only.

2. You must pay for the item before I send it, and if you are able, paying in full before I start is acceptable. If you are one of the people seeking custom commissions, however, I will ask for a non-refundable downpayment to cover materials, as I cannot resell a custom commission easily as I can the items listed here. See below for details.*

3. No refunds—I try my best with the product at hand (and if there is some issue with it, I’d like to know), but I cannot control what happens in the mail. I do my best to make sure things ship safely (packages not getting wet, et cetera).

4. Please be patient and wait for me to make these. Some take only a few hours, others take a few days. And if I have a lot of orders, it can take a couple of weeks. It is much longer for custom commissions, which can be a couple of months.

5. I can decline a commission at any time for any reason.

6. U.S. shipping prices are included in price listings. If you are interested but live outside of the U.S., please message me with your country and we’ll work out the price of shipping and packages. (:

I will try my best to finish these as promptly as I can. I’m quite hopeful about making my goal before the year is out, and if I do, I would love to hold a giveaway of crocheted products!

PRICES

(pictured above)
Fluffy octopus or squid: $23/each
Miniature octopus or squid: $8/each
Seahorse: $8/each
Cat charm: $10/each
Cuttlefish: $8/each
Turtle (regular): $12/each
Sea Turtle: $20/each
Rabbit: $17/each

And because not everything could fit:

Bird Charm: $10/each

Butterfly Charm: $10/each


Pigs: $12/each
(If you happen to know what a rappig is/are a Tales game series fan, I can make rappigs as well for the same price each)

SPECIAL: If you order a bundle (shipped to the same place and ordered all at the same time) of $25+ worth of amigurumi from me, I will throw in a free octopus or squid phone charm of your color choice. Pictures below:



*Custom Commissions
I am only allowing for one or two of these at a time, and they can’t be overly complicated due to some problems I am having with my right arm. Ripping out something and redoing it several times to gauge it can be strenuous, as opposed to objects I’ve been making that already have patterns I’ve created and memorized. But if you want a custom commission, please send me an ask and we’ll discuss whether or not it is possible for me to do it/if I have time/the price. I do like making something I haven’t before to liven things up/break the monotony. (:

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enemy-stand:

ahlazers:

you know how much pressure there is on girls to be good at every video game they play, because if they fuck up once there’s going to be a heck of a lot of people saying how girls suck and how they shouldn’t play video games 

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There's this annual homes tour that lets folks crawl in and around Austin's most beautiful (and often modern) houses around town. The entire day of walking up stairs, running your hand across countertops and sighing heavily while looking through floor-to-ceiling windows with breathtaking views is a mix of aspirational and exasperating. It can make walking into your own modest home at the end of the tour day about as exciting as deflating a balloon.

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teawitch:

kindahardtopronounce:

Never trust an organic chemist…

Back in college, we once managed to ether the entire lab. The school had just had work done on the lab, including the fume hoods. The hoods were making wonderful “whoooooosh” noises but apparently not actually removing fumes.

So we had 30 students, diligently working away and keeping the ether under the non-working fume hoods. A grad student walked in and suddenly had the strangest expression on his face. He vanished and came back with the prof, who’d been in the other lab. The prof had been a WWII flying ace and didn’t even flinch. He just calmly ordered us all to leave the building and assemble on the lawn.  

Organic chemistry was a series of misadventures where “that could have killed us” was often uttered. 

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BOOM! Studios takes you on summer vacation with this exclusive look at Frank Gibson and Tyson Hesse's "The Amazing World of Gumball" #5.

Dream Theater, Feasts

Nov. 1st, 2014 10:35 pm
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Wednesday evening was visiting the Palais Theatre to see Dream Theater. I attended with a somewhat critical expectations, but found the performance very impressive. These people really are among the best living rock musicians in the world, and it shows in their ability, performance, and the overwhelming stage show. They sounded better live than studio recordings, which is certainly something you cannot say about most bands. Even if it wasn't my normal sort of music, I can very enjoy it for what it was. My review has been submitted to The Dwarf and on Monday I'll be going to see Radio Birdman. I am rather enjoying this opportunity to see various international and local acts, gratis, with the status of a reviewer, even if the site in question does prefer shorter reviews and I can tend towards more elaborate rants. I do wonder whether a person who is pushing fifty really is the right person to be engaging in contemporary music reviews and criticism. I blame [livejournal.com profile] mickmercer and [personal profile] reddragdiva as inspiration for this path.

This week has seen the opportunity for two feasts, somewhat combined. It was Oktoberfest and whilst [livejournal.com profile] caseopaya is only interested in the sweet side of German food (despite her Rhineland-Palatinate heritage) I was more prepared to dine upon Rollmopse, Gerkinsalat (which I made), various types of Sauerkraut and, of course German beer, in addition to the Heidesand, and an enormous Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte. The second gathering was the first round of part II of cheesequest with [livejournal.com profile] ser_pounce and [livejournal.com profile] hathhalla. For the latter, I made Nova Scotia Brown Bread using Halloween molds, so we ended up with little bread-rats, skulls, ghosts and the like. Apart from engaging in this epic feast we also watched Moral Orel and played Poleconomy, a game which could really do with a second and more critical edition.
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thedevil-wears-westwood:

Look at this and tell me Natalie Dormer isn’t perfect for this role. Can we try our hardest to get Marvel to notice this haha.

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...but we all know what happened to him, or, if you don't, try Luke 10:25-37.

I imagine everyone who's interested knows my views on the Samaritans Radar application and if you haven't heard them, you're lucky. Short version, suppose you imagine a committee of well-meaning Pharisees sitting at the top of the temple with a box, saying "Drop a note in here with your address if you want to be informed when travellers set off down to Jericho, so you can offer assistance with their robbery prevention strategies. Since we know all you prefer doing good by stealth, no other details about you will be taken by us, and no travellers will be informed their journeys are being monitored, so as to make the nice surprise when they find out all the greater."

But anyway, when various people pointed out (in great detail and with citations) that SamaritanRadar was pretty dubious legally as well as ethically,it got picked up by the likes of Slashdot, and a whole bunch of US based techno-libertarians came barrelling into the comments of people like Jon Baines to explain that none of us have understood how the internet works, DUMMY!

Whereas, to be honest, it's that the techno-libertarians simply don't have a clue about the legal and cultural background over which they are trampling rough-shod. Data Protection laws in Europe don't seem to have an analogue in the States and for a very good reason. Of the 28 Member States of the European Union, a frightening majority of them have been governed as actual, full-blown police states within living memory (a good many of them within my living memory) and that's leaving out worrying stuff like GCHQ and suchlike over here. Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini, Ceaucescu, Franco, Salazar...the list goes on.

So when the European Union wrote its data protection directives and regulations, at the back of their mind is the figure of the guy in the trench-coat, sitting at the cafe table in the corner, making notes and remembering. Which is why they focus not upon the inherently confidential nature of the data, but on the processing of that data - that is, what's been done with it. And if you look at the exhaustive and specific list of sensitive personal data which requires extra safeguards before it may be processed at all, you will note that a ready reckoner as to whether something's sensitive personal data or not, is "Have people been sent to prison camps [re-education centres, vanished, whatever] on the basis of someone knowing that type of data about them?"

Here's the list:

(a)the racial or ethnic origin of the data subject,

(b)his political opinions,

(c)his religious beliefs or other beliefs of a similar nature,

(d)whether he is a member of a trade union (within the meaning of the M1Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992),

(e)his physical or mental health or condition,

(f)his sexual life,

(g)the commission or alleged commission by him of any offence, or

(h)any proceedings for any offence committed or alleged to have been committed by him, the disposal of such proceedings or the sentence of any court in such proceedings.


Look at (e). What the Samaritans Radar app does is scan the twitter feeds of people who are being followed by the people who've signed up for it (there are 1.6million twitter feeds being scanned at present) and, if an algorithm is triggered by a key word which suggests the person being monitored might be sub-clinically depressed or, as a psychiatrist would put it, stark raving bonkers, it sends out an email to everyone who's monitoring that person wherever in the world they may be* and suggests that you DM or email (if you have the email or DM access) or if not tweet the person some concern. If the person ignores you, the Samaritans suggest you also contact their friends or family.

If that's not processing personal data by automated means (s.12 DPA) in a manner likely to cause substantial damage or distress (s. 10) colour me orange and call me a carrot.

So, please, anyone wanting to bob up and tell people concerned about this pestilential app that it's doing no more than draw attention to information the person reading it could easily have seen anyway, remember that guy in the corner table at the cafe, in the trench coat.



*Apparently there's been a big influx of Brazilians signing up to the app recently. That sound you heard was the eighth data protection principle being shattered into tiny little pieces.
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kristyskrushers:

what if captain america: civil war is just steve and sam going back in time to the civil war era. they show up at gettysburg and they’re like “we about to fuck up some racists”

Catching up on BPAL review posts

Nov. 1st, 2014 06:45 am
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Two sets of reviews that I forgot to post to the comm:

6 full reviews, 38 "gong show" reviews, in which I was going through our general-catalog imps and giving things five minutes to convince me.

Full reviews: Villain, Bien Loin d'Ici, Tweedledum, The Cat, Cobra Lily, Glasgow

Gong show losers: King of Hearts, Horn of Plenty, Velvet, Melpomene, Fallen, Dorian, Hecate, Oneiroi, Blood Pearl, Viola, Thanatos, La Petit Mort, Phobos, Mania, Nemesis, Loup-Garou, High-Strung Daisies, Akuma, The Isles of Demons, The Lotus Tree, Shub-Niggurath, Mouse's Long and Sad Tale, Aperotos Eros, Y'ha-Nthlei, Spellbound, Maenad, London, Hell's Belle, Al-Shairan, Yggdrasil, Tavern of Hell, Tombeur, Lady of Shalott, Veil, Incubus, Yorick, Blood Kiss, Ouija, Wanton

14 full reviews, including a bunch of stuff I've been decanting recently: Muilearteach(*), A Moment In Time(*), Embalming Fluid, Smokestack, Strangler Fig, Evil, Nyarlathotep, Scherezade, Dragon's Blood, Autumn Cider (*), Stage Blood (*), Samhain (*), Magnificent Autumn (*), Visions of Autumn VII (*)
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Oh, wow, I totally missed free-for-alls all through September and October. I'm so sorry! If you ever notice it's been a week since the last free-for-all, you should feel free to just grab the text and post it -- I won't feel like my toes have been stepped on, I'll be glad somebody remembered when I didn't.

This post is a free-for-all for people to:

a) post links to perfume-related content they posted elsewhere (on or off DW)
b) talk about anything they want to talk about that isn't big enough for a full post
c) socialize and hang out without worrying about "off topic"

Postcards!

Nov. 1st, 2014 10:17 am
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Hello! I have some postcards. Let me know in comments (all screened) if you would like one, and if so what your address is, or if you'd like to let me know your address generally (for example if you have moved recently)!
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Posted by Andrew Reynolds

Andrew Reynolds is a writer at Kasterborous Doctor Who News and Reviews - All the latest Doctor Who news and reviews with our weekly podKast, features and interviews, and a long-running forum.

In theory, you would think that in the information age, you’d have to rank up there with Antonio Stradivari for keeping schtum to not spoil the hotly anticipated Doctor Who finale but as Series 8 has proven, there are leaks everywhere.

Which makes it all the more surprising that, despite shooting in London during a particularly barmy summer’s day, surrounded by onlookers armed with camera phones (as well as the more traditional eyes and ears), no one has let slip the big twist set to rock our tiny worlds come Saturday.

It’s an even bigger surprise to know that first time Who director Rachel Talalay, who has already had a visit from the BBC’s in-house terrorhawk for revealing that the finale was indeed a two parter, has been sat on that major spoiler for quite some time:

“Since April!” she told Den of Geek. “It all happened so quickly, me getting the job. I read episode 11, the morning it came to me, as I left for the UK. I read it on the airplane and I shrieked! The other day when we were doing ADR, adding in the dialogue, the ADR technician slammed the console and said ‘oh my God, really? Really?’

It was classic, and I thought yes, it’s going to work!”

So just how did they keep the major twist from being spoiled?

“We put out script sides that were incorrect. We published for the crew a script that was incorrect. The actors when they finally did the correct lines mouthed them,” she said. “We were outside St Paul’s Cathedral with everyone on their iPhone recording. I’m still shocked that the big spoilers, the secrets, have been kept until now. People were taking cameras and sticking them in the tent. Taking pictures of the sound man’s script! So I give huge credit to the team for figuring out a process! I so enjoy all the theories as to who is Missy and what’s going on!”

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Which must be some relief when your first job for the show is bringing Peter Capaldi’s maiden series to a satisfying, intriguing conclusion with both Doctor Who finale episodes Dark Water and Death in Heaven: so much like Matt Smith taking Capaldi aside for a baton passing chat when he became the Doctor, was there a similar Doctor Who directors support group?

“…there isn’t a secret director conversation! I would love there to be! The other directors are in their own worlds too. There’s not a fact sheet. Episodic directors are used to going in like that anyway. The mandate really, well there really wasn’t any discussion. It was just expected that you embrace and bring one’s own vision to it…

I had the benefit of being able to watch early edits of probably the first five. But you take on with Doctor Who what your script is. It’s in the nature of where the writers are going. The Caretaker is a very, very funny script. In The Forest of The Night is very sweet. And Listen is elemental horror. So each director takes on the style of what’s on the page.”

Despite the written word being king, this season has been particularly strong when it comes to directors putting their stamp on the material; so with her strong cinematic background (Talalay has directed Tank Girl, Ghost In The Machine and Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare) what did she bring to Dark Water?

“It’s all of us really. My starting place was that this story is so exceptional and I would do it a disservice if I chose style over substance. I don’t want to say that I’m style-free, but quick cuts…?

Then you have these exceptional actors, who can hold the frame. I love that, that they can do that and bring you into it. I have the good fortune, and have had enough experience, that I have such a wide variety [of approaches], and I just want to tell the story. When you watch moments with Jenna or Peter or with Michelle Gomez, you want to stay on them. So you stay on them.

The producers very much also say don’t steal that moment. Let it be. It’s the ultimate combination.”

And in crafting those moments in Post Production, it was very much down to the wire: “We were the closest they’d ever been! We were still editing within ten days of transmission! And what is fascinating to me is that there’s involvement along the way from the grader who does visual effects, and the offline person. Everyone along the way is tweaking things to make things better. Because this was I believe the tightest season they’ve ever had in terms of shoot dates to transmission dates, so visual effects are being dropped in days before. And basically, it’s not finished now before it transmits, that’s what they say!

To find out Rachel’s opinions on North America television versus the UK’s output, the importance of editors and whether or not she’ll be returning to Doctor Who for Series 9 head over to Den of Geek.

The post Rachel Talalay On Directing & Editing Doctor Who Finale appeared first on Kasterborous Doctor Who News and Reviews.

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Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass artwork of some great artists,...
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jabberwockypie:

arrghigiveup:

becausebirds:

Bird lands on a page about itself.

I saw this on reddit, and according to commenters, that first line translates roughly to “this bird is very trusting and will sometimes land on the shoulders of passing humans” which is amazingly adorable meta.

mageflower This seems like a Very Important Bird Thing.

November already! Wow!

Nov. 1st, 2014 01:59 am
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1. Team Sister has been home for a couple days now! About Dosling, to quote myself on Twitter: "They talk about babies having no object permanence, but gosh, I coo over Dosling every time I see him like I've never seen him before." So far, he's been a lot more even-tempered than Nibling was when he was a newborn. As for Nibling now, he seems to be adjusting well, and he likes Dosling a lot. (Long may it last.)

2. Halloween was generally great! I did a low-key Captain America costume and hung around the house most of the day. Bro-in-Law didn't get to do the haunted house he had in mind, but he did get a few decorations up. Bro-in-Law's aunt was dressed as Maleficent and called Dosling "beastie". A+ all around.

3. NaNo season has begun...and, of course, I totally started writing at exactly midnight. Can't keep me away. )
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  1. Yes its a crap summary, but it's only one chapter, so go on. What else are you going to do? Homework?

  2. A/N: This is NOT a depressing fic. It is about the lighter side of death.

  3. Warning: Part 1 is written in script form.

  4. AN: Sorry about all that. I just wanted to get threw that chapter as quickly as possible. This should be a bit better though.

  5. Avril Lavigne's song KEEP HOLDING ON is the theme to this story. I'm trying to make it so you can hear the song in your head as the scenes play out.......Lyrics are in all caps........

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undeadmammal:

big shout out to the non-mutual followers whove been following me for a long time and like lots of my posts and have been around for months or even years. sorry i never gave u the followback but i see you guys consistently supporting me and enjoying or vibing with my content and i appreciate you, so thanks for stickin around

まるです。

Nov. 1st, 2014 04:39 pm
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Posted by mugumogu





まるさんにお付き合いいただいてます。
そしてはなに撃沈……。
Maru sometimes takes care of me.
But Hana......

(no subject)

Nov. 1st, 2014 07:54 am
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Happy birthday, [personal profile] 0jack, [personal profile] eeyorerin and [personal profile] ithiliana!
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secondbestpolicy:

"Oh, no no, that’s not a question I need answered."

okay, so, I know the party scene clip was super edited and chopped up and obviously had bits left out and there’s no reason to believe that what we did see was even put back together in the right order - but I still can’t get over the fact that they cut from Natasha’s line straight to this Thor reaction shot. I still can’t stop seeing that look as “eh, you might be surprised,” like, “yeah, you probably can’t move it, but you might surprise yourself.” because if there’s anyone who knows what it’s like to not be worthy, it’s Thor - more important than that though, if there’s anyone who’s intimately acquainted with what it’s like to become worthy, it’s Thor (hell, he’s got an entire movie devoted to it). and it’s obvious to him that none of the others will be able to lift Mjolnir - not “I. Am. Iron. Man.”-Tony, not good-soldier-Rhodey, not always-angry-Bruce, not Maria and her secrets, not Clint and his leftover guilt, not even Steve, still reeling from the loss of his world and stuck in this new future one, wrapped up in worries about Bucky.

but Natasha, Natasha, who has been through hell and kept going, Natasha, who has thought nothing could ever make amends for what she’s done and kept trying, Natasha, who has taken on gods and monsters alike, who has used her own body as a shield for others when there was nothing else left and kept fighting - if there’s anybody else in that room who is worthy, it just might be Natasha, and Thor knows it.

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First off, I hope that whether you celebrate Samhain or Halloween, your evening was filled with friends, love and all the laughter you could have.

I missed mom a lot today. She and I always did candy for the kidlets together on our front porch. She loved seeing all the costumes and the really little guys as much as I did. I saved back enough to get some extra candy and Amber and I braved the cold for a while to pass it out. We got more brave parents and little guys than I thought we would considering how nasty our weather was. We've had snow and flurries tonight after it was just 85 degrees a couple of days ago. It was fun and was nice to have Amber sharing it with me.

Lee's doing better tonight. He was able to nap a lot this afternoon and evening which helped make up for how wretched his night was. Thankfully, he's been able to eat a bit, and keep it down, so that was a major plus! I'm making sure he keeps his fluids up, poor sweetie. I'm going to make sure he rests a lot this weekend. I'll also make meals that are easy on his stomach, too.

I had some comics sell on Ebay, too and that's another plus. What I make there will help make up for the huge deficient we've had in our bank account. It won't get us ahead but it at least helps us catch up a little. I plan on getting more stuff posted this weekend as I can.

I am so not ready for cold weather, my fingers are freezing as I type this. My nail-beds are pretty blue but that's just because my circulation is so screwed up because of my lupus. Ah, Raynauds Syndrome, you are always so much fun!

Well, I need to be a good girl and actually get to bed. I've stayed up way too late as usual. See you all tomorrow. I hope that everyone has had a good night! :)

*hugs you hard*
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“The worst thing in the world can happen, but the next day the sun will come up. And you will eat your toast. And you will drink your tea.”

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Rhian Ellis, After Life  (via calmfolly)

this is so comforting. 

(via caffheine)

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jchelseaw:

the-steve-bucky-ship:

darthstitch:

High-Res [x]

A Steve is a Steve no matter how small.

A Steve is a Steve no matter how tall.

Really highlights how much of a difference Bucky would have had to get used to.

OMFG I JUST REALIZED IMAGNINE HOW MANY TIMES BUCKY TURNED AROUND TO SAY SOMETHING TO STEVE AND WAS SUDDENLY TALKING TO HIS BOOBS AND YOU JUST KNOW STEVE CRACKED A JOKE ABOUT “MY EYES ARE UP HERE, BUDDY” AND “IS THIS WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE ONE OF THE GIRLS YOU DATE? *COVERS CHEST IN PRETEND SHYNESS*”

aslkdfjasdfkljsfjk ITS SO AMUSING!

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Ever since E.L. James’s Fifty Shades of Grey shot to the top of the best-seller list, publishers have been struggling with the tantalizing prospect of bringing more fan fiction writers into the traditional publishing fold.

Part of the difficulty comes from the persistence of negative stereotypes around fan works, which range vastly in terms of the quality of writing. Rather than hide their connection to fandom, the new independent publisher Big Bang Press is counting on the fan community for its talent and the buzz its wide audience can potentially create.

The women behind Big Bang, all connected to fandom in various ways, took a specific tack when entering the publishing fray. First, recruit the best writers from the world of fan fiction. Second, give those creators the support, through professional editing and marketing, to publish original work. Big Bang will publish paperback and ebooks for YA and adults.



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Big Bang Press, a New Publisher for Fan Fiction Writers and Artists, by Robin Brenner at School Library Journal. (via bigbangpress)

The Big Bang Press website is here!

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consultingtimelordof221b:

crimson-comedian:

The fact that it budged leads me to believe one thing.

If Steve Rogers managed to make Mjolnir budge when even Hulk’s strength couldn’t…..

Something tells me Cap didn’t lift the hammer on purpose.

Lets see what we know about the scene. Thor and everyone else are getting drunk and having fun, yet We know for a FACT that Cap can’t get drunk. He has ALL of his faculties about him.

After Tony asks "DO I GET TO RULE ASGARD IF I CAN PICK IT UP?"

Thor agrees.

Nobody can even move it, except Cap. Yet he doesn’t pick it up.

My guess, he knew what kind of implications him wielding the hammer could mean, and he is not about to steal Asgard away over a drunken bet.

He faked not being able to pick it up. He must have been stunned when he realized he could, hence why we see his fingers slip up the handle.

He CAN wield the hammer but doesn’t want to brag about it.

In my humble opinion, this only makes him ALL THE MORE worthy.

In the comics he wields the hammer at one stage

"Murder"

Nov. 1st, 2014 02:07 am
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What is with all these trifling, trifling men scoring in Shondaland? So far the only credible hookups on this show have been Connor's.
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Title: Your B Movie Future is Closer Than You Think
Author: [personal profile] fenellaevangela
Prompt: Rebecca Drysdale goes into a bar and meets . . . Mako Mori (Pacific Rim)!
Fandoms: Rebecca Drysdale is a Time Traveling Lesbian, Pacific Rim (2013)
Word count: 932
Rating/Contents: Teen/No warnings needed.

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