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[personal profile] trace_of_scarlet
So, in my writing, I basically have two staples: kickass female protagonists, and crossovers.

Frequently, these combine! So...

Multifandom: Downstairs, in Baker Street (PG, 5254 words)
Mrs Hudson knows perfectly well that Sherlock isn’t dead, but keeping him that way is going to require a little help from her old friends... Luckily, she isn’t short of influential connections.
In other words, the fic in which Sherlock gets crossed with NINETEEN other fandoms! Can you spot all the awesome women being referenced?

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James Bond/Harry Potter: These Women And Their Wars (PG, 1761 words)
Two women meet at Milliways, the bar at the end of the universe where anyone can be. Minerva McGonagall may not have a name for the woman with whom she’s drinking tea, but she still knows very well who and what she is.
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Children (PG, 201 words)
Set during Skyfall: Bond isn't the only hope M has to call on.
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Harry Potter/Marvel Movieverse: The Goddesses of Broken Causes (PG, 1806 words)
Minerva McGonagall and Peggy Carter find their own ways of navigating their wars.
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Marvel Comicverse/Marvel Movieverse: Strong (PG, 566 words)
Three drabbles for Molly 'Bruiser' Hayes and Bruce Banner.
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Marvel Movieverse/The Bletchley Circle: Rows And Columns (PG, 1080 words)
No matter what one did during the war, it isn’t every evening that one finds an agent of SHIELD standing on the doorstep.
(Or: how Natasha recruits an ex-SOE mathematician to SHIELD.)

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Marvel Movieverse/New Tricks: The Barnes Case (PG, 762 words)
Two agencies, one suspiciously Winter Soldier-y case. SHIELD and UCOS might actually have to work together on something -- which has never exactly come naturally to either of them...
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Marvel Movieverse/Doctor Whoniverse: How They Made Me (PG, 533 words)
Gwen Cooper, Natasha Romanoff, and all the rules they were born to break.
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Doctor Whoniverse/Mary Poppins: Practically Perfect (PG, 3169 words)
Silents in the nursery do not bode well for the future of Earth; luckily, however, there is at least one Time Lady who plans on tidying matters up.
(Or: Mary Poppins is a Time Lady: TRUTH.

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NCIS/Sandman: Umbrellas Under Clear Skies (PG, 497 words)
Abby and Death: a conversation in the spaces between.
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St Trinian's/Cabin Pressure: Saints On A Plane (PG, 4324 words)
MJN take a party of school pupils for a markedly unusual flight to Turin. Douglas gets fleeced, Arthur gets adopted, Annabelle comes to the rescue, and Martin doesn’t have a bad day.
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So, fellow [community profile] halfamooners, I have this problem... I am very nearly incapable of writing fic that isn't about women. Luckily, that really isn't a problem at all!

St Trinian's:
I Write, Therefore I Am, PG, 705 words.
The only thing Polly has ever loved more than writing is her best friend.
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Doctor Whoniverse:
The Saved-The-World Club, PG, 3173 words.
In the aftermath of the Stolen Earth, whatever happened to Donna Noble?
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Fight Like A Girl, PG, 3398 words.
Character study in three parts: if each of the Torchwood girls is isolated and confronted by something from the Rift, how do they cope saving Cardiff whilst flying solo? Different women find different ways to win, but fighting like a girl doesn't mean you don't fight hard.
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Chains Like The Sea, PG, 405 words.
Pre-Miracle Day, Gwen suffocates beside the sea.
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Harry Potter:
Leda's Daughters, PG-13, 1804 words.
They have all flown; they will all fly again. In the midst of battle, the women of Hogwarts dream of flying.
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Marvel Cinematic Universe:
Simple Mathematics, PG, 527 words.
Natasha character-study: She’s got red in her ledger, and she’ll never wipe it all out.
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Paperwork, PG, 780 words.
Even SHIELD agents aren’t serious all the time. Some of them rather less so than others. Even if some of them are rather newer than others...
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Stronger In More Ways, PG, 893 words.
Six Avengers-verse drabbles: six hundred thousand ways to fight.
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Tomorrow, the crossovers! (I have a LOT of crossovers.)
muccamukk: Carol and Wanda fly into battle together. (Marvel: Carol/Wanda)
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The half dozen female-centric fic I've written since this time last year. I'm hoping to post something new for this fest, but it's still in the works.

Fandoms: A-Team, Babylon 5, Marvel, and Sinbad )

Don't forget that [ profile] rarewomen nominations close today tomorrow.

Mods: could I have an A-Team and a Sinbad tag?
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disclaimer: not mine.
Fandoms: The Avengers (movieverse), Captain Britain & MI-13 (comics), Pryde & Wisdom (comics), St. Trinian's (recent movies), Primeval.
Characters: Natasha Romanoff, Pete Wisdom, Kelly Jones, Abby Maitland, Anoushka, Polly; also: Captain Becker and Kitty Pryde in brief appearances.
Genre: Theoretically, this is action/adventure/gen, but Kelly continues to flirt with Natasha, so it's also a bit femslashy.
Rating: PG13, language, violence, Wisdom leering.
Length: 7,000+
Pairings referenced: Kitty Pryde/Pete Wisdom, Natasha/Kelly
Notes: this came about, originally, from a whiny conversation I was having with [personal profile] bluediamond421 (whiny on my part, not hers), about how there weren't a billion crossovers with St. Trinian's, Avengers, and/or Primeval. Not to mention the wider community of spies as hinted at in Captain Britain & MI-13/Wisdom's original Excalibur run. It was also an attempt to widen the universe I half-created in Green Light District (which itself was mostly an excuse to have Kelly Jones flirt outrageously with Natasha)

Summary: Natasha needs intell Wisdom promised her, but during the exchange dinosaurs happen. It's just another day for the ARC, of course. (also, Kelly Jones keeps flirting. What is up with that?)

Red Herring
by ALC Punk!
Read more... )
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Title: Freedom Call
Author: [personal profile] snowynight
Fandom: MCU: Captain America (2012)
Pairing: Peggy Carter/Maria Stark
Rating: PG
Word Count: 500
Summary: we licked our wounds clean/we gave up water and sugar and salt for weeks, for weeks/making out all night
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A general listing of my female-centric fic for the past year (by fandom):

beauty in the breakdown -- He's very clear when they first meet: "Someday I'm going to break your heart." Later, Zatanna Zatara discovers that when he's right, John Constantine is right.

Façade -- No matter which of the faces Batman wears, they still manage to gel together. And it's almost enough for Zatanna. Almost.

stop to check you out -- Zatanna Zatara and John Constantine talk. While stoned. Need I say more?

never as it seems -- A rough interpretation of the events of the Star Trek film filtered through River Tam's eyes.

What Remains -- Zoe finds River in Serenity's cockpit. As always, there's more going on than meets the eye.

Noble in Reason -- As Oscar Wilde said, "Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship." Rose Weasley and Scorpius Malfoy know this better than most.

don't sound like no sonnet -- Wonder Woman and Batman have a talk while he's recovering from that whole Doomsday mission thing. As always, more is said than the words they exchange.

always vulgar and often convincing -- Dani Moonstar happens upon Sam Guthrie watching some questionable television late one night.

in a sense gone -- Sam Guthrie wants to know why Dani Moonstar's been copping an attitude with him and she's not talking-- not willingly, anyway.

it will do thee no good -- In which Illyana Rasputin is naughty and Kitty Pryde tries to scold her, then things devolve into a pillow fight.

let go and know -- After her chat with the Beast, Molly Hayes decides to visit the X-Men in NorCal about the whole extinction thing. First, though, she foils Sebastian Shaw's escape attempt and semi-rescues Wolverine.

Sweet Content -- For Dani Moonstar, there's nothing like sharing a porch swing with a beer and a good friend.

A Place Called Perfect -- Abby Sciuto and Tim McGee walk Jethro the dog. They have a reversal of roles as she talks about the future and he tries not to think about it.

Continuing Ziva's Cultural Education -- "Lesson #174: The Knock-Knock Joke"

What's Past is Prologue -- A series of unscenes (or unseen/missing scenes) between Tim McGee and Abby Sciuto over the course of Season Seven. (Find it via AO3 or at

A Wise Fool -- Short piece about the lines we draw, how they blur and what reality really is... or isn't.

a doer a wooer -- Leonard McCoy runs into Christine Chapel during an overnight hospital shift and they chat. (Well, more like exchange witty repartee and make interesting expressions at each other, while communicating surprisingly well.)

a matter of time -- When Janice Rand was assigned as yeoman to James T. Kirk, she knew he'd be trouble for her. A case of (mostly) one-sided Kirk/Rand.

another day, another daring rescue -- Five times Janice Rand rescued Jim Kirk and one time she didn't need to.

better days then this -- The Enterprise makes official first contact with Angel I. Uhura leads the away team; things go well, then they don't.

Cosmic Jokes, Karmic Retribution and Other Excuses for Life's Little Ironies -- Christine Chapel does not like hostile work environments or Leonard McCoy, and she's not shy about letting people know about it, especially her family. Featuring assorted female cousins and siblings.

Freedom's Reign -- Gaila came to Starfleet Academy for freedom, just not the kind most expect.

Hell of a Woman -- Leonard McCoy was fine with the way he was: damaged and bitter and determined to stay that way. Then he met Christine Chapel.

her honor bright -- Uhura stands up for what she believes in. Unfortunately, at sixteen, all it gets her is in trouble. Thankfully her grandmother provides some perspective.

if you miss, you may hit a star -- Christine Chapel isn't quite sure what it means to be a nurse in Starfleet but she thinks maybe an elective piloting course will help her figure it out.

leave your things behind -- Elizabeth Dehner has always had a plan. Then Vulcan is destroyed and things aren't so simple anymore.

Prelude -- The infamous alien known as Q meets the intrepid explorers of the Enterprise. It's just not the Enterprise he generally frequents... and his interest isn't in the Captain, either, but in his Yeoman.

Salt, Sweat, Sugar -- [WWII AU] Christine Chapel thought she knew where her life was going, then war broke out and she met a man named Leonard McCoy and things weren't that straightforward anymore.

something more than nothing: 1 | 2 | 3 -- Three part short story in which Christine Chapel and Leonard McCoy deal with the something more than nothing between them.

time to realize -- Five times Jim Kirk (belatedly) realized something (somewhat obvious) about Janice Rand and one time she proved what he'd always known.

Lightning Strike -- Jackie Burkhart knows it'd be stupid to fall for Steven Hyde. Lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place.

A Contest Most Fierce -- Lorna Dane shows Dani Moonstar that there's more to be done with watermelons than simply eating them.

on a stormy afternoon -- A thunderstorm makes Illyana Rasputin wonder what would happen if Jeb Guthrie was hit by lightning and then uses her wiles to try and get him to find out.

the lady doth protest too much, methinks -- Rogue deals with the Awesome Pain of hating Gambit. (Because she doesn't like him, okay?)

watch me burn -- Destiny comes for Jean Grey in the form of the Phoenix. (or, how one of Charles Xavier's premonitions comes true)
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Some recent work since last [ profile] halfamoon, mostly gen (with canon pairings, if any, but usually not the focus):

Title: Beyond the Sea
Fandom: Supernatural
Rating: PG
Summary: (4x03 coda) Mary Campbell and the few loose ends she has to tie up first.
Link: It is so easy to lie to him, so easy.

Jo Harvelle wallpapers (post-5x10)

Star Trek: Reboot
Title: Farewell Transmission
Fandom: Star Trek 2009
Rating: PG
Summary: (Uhura, Uhura/Spock) It's another coping mechanism, one of too many now allowed to take root.
Link: She's not anything special or particularly cruel.

Title: Lightning Risked It All
Fandom: Star Trek 2009
Rating: PG
Summary: (Winona, Winona/George) She grumbles into his chest something about "that was a once-in-a-lifetime astral phenomena," like it excuses anything and she feels warmth along her scalp because he is giggling helplessly into her hair.
Link: If she could believe otherwise, she would.

Iron Man (Movie)
Title: Of Pressure
Fandom: Iron Man (movieverse)
Rating: G
Summary: (vignette) "Like I'm an exception to a rule." The sip she takes may be more like gulp, and it's certainly half of whatever he had poured her and he thinks maybe he should start to worry. "It's sexist, Tony."
Link: He settles beside her, and when their knees touch she pulls away.

Title: you will overstate your premise
Fandom: Iron Man (movieverse)
Rating: G
Summary: 8 personal fanon/canon bits about Pepper Potts.
Link: When she curses, she calls Bill Gates by his first name too.
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Thank you everyone for all the lovely fics which I will devour ASAP. For my meagre contribution, here are the female-centric fics that I've written in DC & Marvel universes.

Oracle and Rogue and Lois, oh my! )
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In the breakdown lane
By [ profile] marinarusalka
Rating: Gen, PG
Word count: approx. 1200
Summary: Maria Hill did not sign up for this shit.
AN: Missing scene between issues 13 and 14 of Invincible Iron Man.
Warnings: none. My overall warning policy is in my user profile.

Story at my DW journal
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17 Icons featuring Ms Marvel, Black Widow, Spider-Woman and Maria Hill. Feel free to grab and use.


More in my LJ.
ext_26628: Kiva Rose (Rei_Juri)
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I figured I'd share some links to some awesome fics I've collected over the years.

cut because I kept finding too many good ones )
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So, since everybody is sharing their stuff, I though I'd share some of mine too. Most of my stories tend to be ficlet/drabble-length due to my amazing ability to concentrate, but hopefully there's something to enjoy. English isn't my first language, so there might be some odd quirks.

Sometimes I Hear My Voice
Final Fantasy VII, Tifa.
After Nibelheim, Tifa learns to live again.

Three Incidents In Which Cloud Isn't The Hero
Final Fantasy VII, Tifa/Aeris. AU. Mild sexual content.
Three ways Tifa and Aeris could have met.

Mo(u)rning Will Come
Final Fantasy VII, Tifa/Aeris. Ficlet-length, mild sexual content.
Tifa, Aeris and a moment in the dark.

A Shadow Is Cast
Final Fantasy VIII, Rinoa. Drabble.
"It's just a painting.

Forge Anew
Final Fantasy IX, Beatrix/Steiner.
Steiner, Beatrix, first date. Starting new lives.

Rest beneath the cut.

Rome, Spider-Man Movieverse, Silent Hill, X-Men )
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[profile] hossgal gave me the idea by posting a list of her recs for SFF books that are largely female-centric or feature strong female characters.  Being a comic book person myself (in addition to books!), I thought I'd go with imitation being the most sincere form of flattery and do a post listing the comic titles I read at least partially because of their female characters.


Due to my own inclinations, much of this will be in the superhero genre, but not quite all.  Please feel free to add more to the list in the comments, either here or at my own journal!

Trouncing alien invaders, venturing Underhill and just plain being cool


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Comics is one of the most complicated and fraught fandoms for women, on the one hand offering opportunities for stories about extraordinary, five-times-larger-than-life women who by definition will transcend normal physical limitations and mundane lives to do remarkable things, but on the other tending to cater to the most unattractive male adolescent power fantasies. The potential keeps drawing us back in, even though the reality can be horribly frustrating. [ profile] liviapenn and I ran an obscure-character challenge for comics called Comica Obscura for a couple of years, and the thing I'm most proud of about the challenge is that the ratio of male to female feature characters was almost fifty-fifty. Behind the cut, a list of the stories that featured female characters:

It takes a superpowered woman to get a dirty job done )

Give one a shot! There are the deadliest martial artists in the world, genius hackers, top spies, magicians, crackerjack journalists...With many independents as well as the more traditional superhero lines represented, you just might find something new and cool.

Meta links

Feb. 2nd, 2008 04:27 pm
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I'm a mod of [ profile] idol_reflection, a multifandom community for meta essays about characters people like and want to introduce to other fans. Behind the cut, links to 31 essays posted there about female characters in 14 fandoms, many including fanfic recs and links to character-centric communities:

lots and lots of shiny here )

Also, if you'd be interested in sharing your love for a favorite character, feel free to check out the claims list and consider writing an essay of your own; we've got far fewer essays about female characters than male characters, and I'd love to see more women represented. (Anybody for Teyla? Ginny Weasley? Barbara Gordon? Laura Roslin? Martha Jones? All currently up for grabs.)


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