[identity profile] podklb.livejournal.com
A bunch of us in the podfic community wanted to contribute to [livejournal.com profile] halfamoon, so we have made an anthology of ficlets from the Awesome Ladies Ficathon.

The anthology contains 73 stories, from 41 fandoms, performed by 19 readers. The beautiful cover art was designed by [livejournal.com profile] aneas.

Total running time is 3 hours 39 minutes.


Download podbook (m4b):
Direct link (right-click save)
Megaupload link

Download zip of all podfics (mp3):
Direct link (right-click save)
Megaupload link

Download individual podfics (mp3):
Mediafire folder*

*This link allows you to browse podfics by fandom.

Thanks to the lovely authors who wrote the stories and gave permission for their stories to be used in this project, and to [livejournal.com profile] idella for her detailed and extremely helpful listen-through notes.

If you would like to leave feedback to individual stories, you may do it at this post and I will make sure they see it. If you want to go to their journals to find more of their podfic or to leave comments there, they are:

[livejournal.com profile] 2naonh3_cl2, [livejournal.com profile] cantarina1, [livejournal.com profile] coriande, [livejournal.com profile] greedy_dancer, [livejournal.com profile] idella, [livejournal.com profile] anima_mecanique (jackofnone), [livejournal.com profile] jenepel, [livejournal.com profile] juniperphoenix, [livejournal.com profile] podklb, [livejournal.com profile] laliandra, [livejournal.com profile] munchinglunch (lunchee), [livejournal.com profile] martinius, [livejournal.com profile] nickelmountain, [livejournal.com profile] rhea314, [livejournal.com profile] shiningartifact, [livejournal.com profile] swiiftly, [livejournal.com profile] tsuki_no_bara, [livejournal.com profile] weimar27
(Melissa does not have an LJ, but I will make sure she receives any comments left here)

ETA: 3 additional podficlets recorded for this project by [livejournal.com profile] rhea314 can be found here
[identity profile] eilowyn.livejournal.com
I'm working steadily on my 30 Days of Female Awesome meme, but I'm so anal retentive that I need to have most of it completed before I start posting. On my last day I've been collecting a list of vid recs pertaining to the awesome ladies I've been writing about, and I figured I'd share what I have so far here. Fandoms represented are Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Battlestar Galactica, Veronica Mars, Supernatural, and Doctor Who.


Over here at my journal


Hope you enjoy!
ext_375859: (Pepper looking up)
[identity profile] izzyfics.livejournal.com
the orchard walls are high and hard to climb by [livejournal.com profile] aragons (Rosaline Capulet, Romeo and Juliet, PG-13)
in which we hear Rosaline's side of the story (for the awesome ladies ficathon 2010)

take aim by [livejournal.com profile] rawles (Riza Hawkeye, Fullmetal Alchemist, R)
in which Riza's backstory is developed and it's as awesome as she is

american girls by [livejournal.com profile] impertinence (Buffy Summers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, G)
in which Buffy remembers (for the awesome ladies ficathon 2010)

ghost world by [livejournal.com profile] alixnoorchis (Mac, Veronica Mars, R)
in which Mac makes an unexpected friendship with Dick Casablancas

run into the bright lights by [livejournal.com profile] ever_obsessed (Janice Rand, Star Trek Reboot, PG-13)
in which we hear Janice's backstory, including an early-made friendship with Jim Kirk
[identity profile] frolicndetour.livejournal.com
I haven't had a chance to contribute as much as I would have liked to this round of [community profile] halfamoon, though I hope to get more in before the end. But in the meantime: Last June I hosted a HB(adass)IC poll at my journal. On the one hand, I have issues with these contests; the competitive, "there can only be one" nature of them when the only thing the characters have in common is their gender can be problematic. On the other hand, interactive celebration of Our Heroines! So we did the poll, and every time a character got voted out I drafted my friends recruited volunteers to write appreciation post/picspams for them. The result was 25 character love posts, and hopefully much fun had by all.

Nomination post, with 390 comments worth of female-character squee.

Katie Fitch and Eve Dallas appreciation posts

Patty Hewes and Katara

Elizabeth Weir and Susan Ivanova

Rose Tyler and Juliet Burke

Eowyn and Faith Lehane

Dana Scully and Number Six

Hermione Granger, Donna Noble and River Tam

Emma Frost and Laura Roslin

Sarah Connor, Veronica Mars and Princess Leia

Buffy Summers and Zoe Washburn

Aeryn Sun, Kate Beckett and Kara Thrace
ext_2060: (a2a)
[identity profile] geekturnedvamp.livejournal.com
This was a great year for vids about women. Here are just a few of my favorite vids focusing on female characters since last Valentine's Day. (Obviously I'm leaving out a lot, so please feel free to add more links in the comments or post your own list if you think I've skipped something fantastic.)

click for the vids! )
ext_2060: (Default)
[identity profile] geekturnedvamp.livejournal.com
For Vividcon in 2007, I VJed a show called Relationships Between Women... and last year at Vividcon I joked that if only I'd waited until 2009, I could have more than doubled the available pool of fantastic vids to choose from for this theme. So, I thought it would be fun to post the playlist from the actual show with my comments about why I chose what I did then, followed by a playlist for a virtual encore vidshow, or Relationships Between Women 2009 (if I had to do it again now). In both cases, the vids all focus on relationships between women. I tried to include as wide an emotional range and variety of relationships as possible, and the women in these vids are friends, lovers, rivals, sisters, enemies, partners, alter egos, or all of the above.

Then... )

... and now )
[identity profile] arefadedaway.livejournal.com
Song: One Girl Revolution (Battle Mix)
Artist: Superchick
Fandom: Multi-fandom, 89 in total
Details: 3:18 minutes, 54.7 MB, avi
Summary: How about a 155 girl revolution? (No, that's not a typo.)

Download and streaming links (here) at my journal, as well as a full list of included fandoms.


(Mods: I've tried to include all the necessary tags, but it looks rather intimidating! Please feel free to edit down if you would rather.)
[identity profile] july-july-july.livejournal.com
Title: the one that's drowning now
Author: [livejournal.com profile] july_july_july 
Fandom: Veronica Mars
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Gen
Character: Veronica
Warnings: references to sexual assault
Notes: My first stab at Veronica Mars.  Title from "Signs" by Bloc Party.
Spoilers: Pilot only
Summary: True, hysteria has a certain cache, but I can't seem to find it in me.


ext_334506: thuvia with banth (alexiel)
[identity profile] thuviaptarth.livejournal.com
I'd wanted to do a new story (or two) for the challenge, but I'm not sure it'll be done by midnight tomorrow. I'll manage the time better next year. :) In the meantime, here are my previous stories about women:

* = intended to comment on gender or intersections of gender and race or class in the source.

Original characters )

One-shot/Very minor characters )

Regular or recurring )

Leads )

The male gaze )
[identity profile] svilleficrecs.livejournal.com
I have a tendency (in het as well as slash, natch) to write in the male POV, but I do have several female POV and female-centric stories to share.

Fandoms include: Prison Break, Doctor Who, FNL, The Office, TBD, BSG, Veronica Mars, Heroes, Ugly Betty and more )
[identity profile] amidalashari.livejournal.com
Title: And Your Mother Too (Four Funerals And A Wedding)
Fandom: Veronica Mars
Author: [livejournal.com profile] amidalashari
Pairing/Character: Veronica, Lamb
Word Count: 4460
Rating: PG-13
Summary: There are some things you can't run from. It turns out that family is one of them. Spoilers up to episode 2:22 - Not Pictured.

Written for [livejournal.com profile] femgenficathon in 2007.

Children of the revolution
[identity profile] bofoddity.livejournal.com
Vids in this post approach the certain aspects of their respective shows from more critical point of view, and some of them are frightening and uncomfortable to watch. They all succeed in making you think.

5 vids beneath the cut )
[identity profile] shati.livejournal.com
Under the cut are links to vids I haven't seen recced here yet, all focused on female characters. They don't make an alphabet, because the alphabet is beyond my cognitive powers at the moment, but they make awesome. Some of them are depressing, some of them are funny, some of them cause joy to leak out my ears (Whatever It Takes, I'm looking at you), and they're all worth watching.

We put them there )
[identity profile] charmax.livejournal.com
Please feel free to list your own A to Z of women centric fanvids or even adapt this for characters, action vids etc. I'd love to see other people's lists.

this way )


Please Note: I cannot guarantee quality with all of these vids. The challenge was to find them.
ext_108: Jules from Psych saying "You guys are thinking about cupcakes, aren't you?" (reaction: *hearts*)
[identity profile] liviapenn.livejournal.com
When I volunteered to create a layout for [livejournal.com profile] halfamoon, at first I was boggled by the idea of only picking a *few* characters to represent all of the awesome female characters we love in fandom. How impossible is that!? Whoever I picked, I knew I would be leaving out huge swaths of fandom! Anyway, what I eventually decided was to organize the layout, very roughly, in terms of the theme Mind, Body and Spirit.

4 basic photomanips behind the cut  )

And here are four icons, which are multi-shareable.



(For most of my icon sets, including the icons I'll be posting on this comm for the next two weeks, I go on a "first come, first served" basis, with icons being claimable by one person only, but I would love for these icons to be used by as many people as possible, in order to promote halfamoon! So if you like them, please take them. Please also feel free to make your own icons from the base manips, if you'd like.)

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