[identity profile] were-lemur.livejournal.com
100 words, all ages, not mine. She has to be more than just a wife and mother.

Read more... )
[identity profile] cat-i-th-adage.livejournal.com
Er, new here, and if I did something wrong in this post please tell me.

TITLE: My Adventure
AUTHOR: Thimble
SUMMARY: Young Miss Belladonna finds herself an adventure, with Elves, Bandits, Wargs, Goblins, One Wizard, Exploring Underground, and a Journey to the Sea.
CHARACTERS: Belladonna Took, Gandalf, OCs, Bungo Baggins, Supporting Cast
CATEGORY: Adventure
WARNINGS/NOTES: More in the style of The Hobbit than Lord of the Rings. There will be verse. I dunno why no-one ever writes about Bilbo's Mum. Canonically, she's awesome enough to impress Gandalf, who's seen a lot.
LENGTH: Eight chapters.
DISCLAIMER: Not mine, making no money.

Link to ff.net entry
[identity profile] primsong.livejournal.com
Thinking on the other various works I've written for women who were anything but wimpy, these came to mind - for those who are inclined to poetry, I hope you enjoy them.

Title: Stand
Characters: Eowyn, with Theoden
Summary: A look at Eowyn's courageous stand over her dying kinsman.

Title: Daughter of Kings
Characters: Eowyn, Aragorn, hints of Eomer and Faramir
Summary: The literal war she fought was only an echo of the war in the spirit.

Both Stand and Daughter of Kings at my [livejournal.com profile] written_leaves journal.
[identity profile] foxrafer.livejournal.com
I'd hoped to write something original, but in case that doesn't happen I thought I'd share something written last year.

Title: To Cherish / To Grow
Fandom: Lord of the Rings
Author: [livejournal.com profile] foxrafer
Characters: Éowyn, Théodwyn
Rating: G
Word count: Two drabbles, 100 words each
Disclaimer: All make-believe and not written for financial gain; the characters belong to Tolkien
Warnings: Some sadness
Author's note: Originally written for the [livejournal.com profile] tolkien_weekly 'Yellow' drabble challenge.

To Cherish / To Grow
[identity profile] nancybrown.livejournal.com
Title: Maternity
Author: [livejournal.com profile] nancybrown
Fandom: Lord of the Rings
Character: Eowyn
Rating: G
Summary: Drabble. Women's work.
A/N: Written for [livejournal.com profile] halfamoon.
[identity profile] rustydog.livejournal.com
Femininity can be whatever a woman decides it is! I love it when Buffy puts on her pretty prom dress and goes to slay vampires and take names. But sometimes, we make non-standard fashion choices, and sometimes, non-standard means "boys' clothes." Here's a picspam celebrating just a few of those choices.

Eowyn, Mulan, Elizabeth Swann, Natty Gann, Idgie Threadgoode, Mademoiselle Amy Jolly, Annie Hall, Romana II, and Ace McShane )

Relatedly, this vid was recced on [livejournal.com profile] halfamoon last year, and I still love it: I'm Your Man: A Celebration of Media Cliches by [livejournal.com profile] charmax

ETA: In comments
[livejournal.com profile] harriet_spy shares Irene Adler from Sherlock Holmes
[livejournal.com profile] serendipityxxi shares Djaq and Marian from Robin Hood (2006)
[livejournal.com profile] innervoice_chan shares Alanna from Tamora Pierce's Song of the Lioness Quartet of books, as well as Buran from Seven Daughters and Seven Sons by Barbara Cohen and Bahija Lovejoy
[livejournal.com profile] tardis_stowaway shares Viola from Twelfth Night
[identity profile] thistlerose.livejournal.com
Out of the Woods

Fandom: Lord of the Rings (movieverse)
Characters: Éowyn, Éomer, Theoden
Rating: all ages
Summary: Even as a young girl, Éowyn didn't mess about.
A/N: Written for halfamoon. This probably stomps all over Tolkien, which is why I set it in the movieverse. 530 words.

( Éowyn thought she saw light up ahead, but refused to let herself hope. )
[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] fallingtowers.livejournal.com
I'm bringing recs focusing on some of my favourite female characters (mostly femgen, with a dash of het and femslash) from various fandoms. All of these stories were written since the last [livejournal.com profile] halfamoon fangirling fest. Maybe you know most of them already; but maybe there's also one or two you missed out on. Many of these fics were taken from this year's [livejournal.com profile] femgenficathon and the first LJ [livejournal.com profile] galpalficathon, which you should check out too!

Recs for BSG, Doctor Who, Farscape, Gosford Park, HP, Indiana Jones, LOTR, The Matrix, Narnia, Shakespeare, T:TSCC, Vorkosigan Saga & XF under the Cut )
such_heights: amy and rory looking at a pile of post (dw: girls ot3)
[personal profile] such_heights
edited by [livejournal.com profile] such_heights
music by Muse
A multi-fandom vid, in which an awful lot of women are celebrated.
download: .mp4 [53MB] or .divx [31MB]
stream: on imeem or at my livejournal, where there's a full list of fandoms and other notes. eta: there are also extended vid notes here, both on the vid itself and the meta behind it.

mods - I have tried to be thorough in my tagging, but it is a bit enormous-looking! please edit down if you prefer
[identity profile] jeanniemctavish.livejournal.com
I have so enjoyed the sudden concentration on my flist of awesome female characters over these past few weeks. Thanks to everyone who has posted! I've got three fics to offer, featuring three female characters that (I've always thought) get rather short shrift in their respective canons.

Fandom: Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Summary: in a season three episode called "Stray", reference is made to a police funeral. This is Detective Alex Eames at that funeral and after. Grief, joy, and the beginnings of new life - in more ways than one.  Necessary backstory for those not in this teeny fandom:  when Kathryn Erbe (the actress who plays Alex ) got pregnant in real life,  the producers wrote her pregnancy into the show. The explanation was that Alex (who is single; her husband, also a cop, was killed in the line of duty some time prior to the beginning of the show) was acting as a surrogate for her sister. Interesting, huh? I thought so...which meant, of course, that I had to write about it. ;)

Fandom: Lord of the Rings (bookverse)
Summary: Arwen (and later, Aragorn) in Rivendell just before the Council of Elrond in The Fellowship of the Ring. This was the first fic I ever posted publicly, and I think it shows...but I offer it here because it was my attempt to give Arwen a bit more depth and dimension than she's ever allowed to have in the books (or the movies, but that's whole other kettle of fish!).

Fandom: StarWars (Original Trilogy)

Summary: Missing scene from the end of The Return of the Jedi. When I started, I just wanted to know what happened when Leia explained the whole "Luke is  my brother" thing to Han...but the story turned out to be mostly about Leia confronting the shock of Luke's revelation herself, and figuring out how to move forward in the aftermath of victory. This was written years ago and never posted at the time...but I was inspired by this comm to dust it off and revise it for public consumption.

Feedback is cherished, always!
ext_108: Jules from Psych saying "You guys are thinking about cupcakes, aren't you?" (reaction: *hearts*)
[identity profile] liviapenn.livejournal.com
37 assorted icons, mostly HP and LOTR, with some Wicked, Narnia & Princess Bride, and 1 each of Hex, Neverwhere and A Series of Unfortunate Events. *G*

and so on  )
[identity profile] fallingtowers.livejournal.com
I am currently writing a short fic to create some new content for this community, but as it isn't quite coming along as it should, I have decided to post links to a few older stories of mine which seem to fit the purpose of [livejournal.com profile] halfamoon.

Two were written in 2006 and 2007, while the others are fairly recent. All of them attempt to flesh out the biographical backstory of major and minor female characters, either in the "Ten Moments in the Life of..." format or as a "Five Things" series of drabbles or vignettes dealing with the themes of childhood and parenthood.

Lord of the Rings (Ioreth): The Roses of Imloth Melui

Lois McMaster Bujold's Vorkosigan Saga (Elena Bothari): Thy Mother's Glass

Doctor Who (Sarah Jane Smith): I have loved the stars too fondly

Battlestar Galactica (Starbuck): Thea Soteira, Thea Apollousa


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