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23rd-Nov-2037 12:24 pm - Resource Post
john_amend_all: (wiztardis)
'Prompt me' posts )

Various off-LJ/DW resources and adventures in JavaScript:

Fanfic masterlist )
Random generators )
28th-May-2016 09:29 pm - Seen today in a second-hand bookshop
john_amend_all: (angels)
i) A sign on a shelf reading 'General + Outsize Royalty'. That'll be Henry VIII and George IV, then.

ii) Various romance novels, whose titles I noted pursuant to later googling them and adding the summaries to the generator. I decided to start with The Case of the Accidental Heiress. I put it in the generator, and it went all psychic on me straight away.

475) The Case of the Accidental Heiress by Victoria Pade

The Case: An accidental heir.

The Client: the Second Doctor was dead. At least, that's what everyone told him. But as he pursed his lips and moved his muscles, he knew he was very much alive. . . And in a heap of trouble!

The Detective: Sensuous, long-legged Polly Wright had rescued many a swain in distress. But this new client. . . Despite his enormous inheritance and his gorgeous body, he was simply nuts - or about to pull off an incredible scam! How could the Second Doctor expect her to believe that he had been switched - heart and soul into another man's body?
26th-May-2016 10:24 pm - Pairing-and-prompt meme II
john_amend_all: (memepolice)
Like [personal profile] lost_spook, I shouldn't be getting distracted — in my case, it's my UC fic that I need to do something about, given the rapidly approaching posting date. But anyway...

Comment with a number, and a pairing/two or more characters, and I'll try to write you a ficlet or drabble.

(Unabridged prompt list from here).
50 more prompts )
22nd-May-2016 12:22 am - Alternate Universe Meme: The return!
john_amend_all: (peri_stetson)

I had a late request on Teaspoon from ShyWhovian for a Six and Peri set.

What else could I do? )

14th-May-2016 07:55 pm - Birthday wishes and ficlets
john_amend_all: (angels)

Many happy returns to [personal profile] lost_spook and [ profile] femme_slash_fan!

I've written a couple of prompt fills: For [ profile] femme_slash_fan there's an Ace/Ray piece in the commentfest, here. And for [personal profile] lost_spook, I've finally written your last 500-Prompts prompt:

Abducted, Brig/Liz, 1515 words )

27th-Apr-2016 09:00 pm - Yearly AO3 stats meme
john_amend_all: (crichtardis)

Memed from [personal profile] lost_spook: List your top ten AO3 works by various metrics.

AO3 have changed their HTML since last year, and I've had to tweak my AO3 stats downloader to compensate. The current version is 2.1. Stats follow )

19th-Apr-2016 07:01 pm - Pairing-and-prompt meme
john_amend_all: (ulkesh)

Memed from [personal profile] lost_spook, though I googled around for a non-abridged version of the prompt list.

Comment with a number, and a pairing/two or more characters, and I'll try to write you a ficlet or drabble.

Prompt list below... )

5th-Apr-2016 09:35 pm
john_amend_all: (gia)

For those who like old-style telephones and live in the UK, I can recommend half an hour of James May reassembling one.

I've had the lid off a couple of dial telephones to fit conversion kits for the modern plug-and-socket system, but I certainly didn't reduce them to their component parts. A lot of it was quite familiar, though.

27th-Mar-2016 11:21 pm - It's back!
john_amend_all: (samnjamie)

Unconventional Courtship is back!

So I hope everyone who's able is going to sign up and compose some suitably cracky fic. Or pimp it on tumblr. Or make some suitable / unsuitable banners. Or just generate some amusing prompts...

15th-Feb-2016 11:30 pm - Alternate Universe Meme: Round 3
john_amend_all: (samnjamie)

No-one asked for Jamie/Sam, but I did a set anyway for my own amusement. Jamie / Sam )

12th-Feb-2016 11:22 pm - Alternate Universe Meme: Further Fic
john_amend_all: (crichtardis)

Over on Teaspoon, TheBigCat asked for a Seven and Ace set.
Seven & Ace )

[ profile] daibhid_c prompted for none other than Charles Prentiss. I found him generally inseperable from Martin McCabe...
Prentiss McCabe, government media relations )

9th-Feb-2016 08:17 pm - Alternate Universe Meme: The Fic
john_amend_all: (peri_stetson)

Because I'm a glutton for punishment, I wrote drabbles for all the prompts.

General thoughts: With Doctor Who characters and some of the prompts, it's difficult to distinguish an AU setting from actual canon. So, once or twice, I took the prompt as 'Divergence in a broadcast story that used this trope'. And as for '…In SPACE!!', I did it by making the characters natives of other sci-fi settings.

I think 'Harem' may have been intended to refer to the Harem Genre, rather than an actual collection of concubines. I hope so, anyway. Though since I've never watched such an anime, it doesn't actually make my task that much easier.

[personal profile] romanajo123 prompted 'Eight/Grace (or if you want, Eight&Lucie)'. I chose Eight and Lucie.

Eight and Lucie )

[personal profile] lost_spook prompted 'Ben/Polly'. Of course, some of them came out more gen than shippy, but that's an occupational hazard in works of this size.

Ben/Polly )

[ profile] liadtbunny prompted 'Doctor/Romana'.

Doctor / Romana )
7th-Feb-2016 11:58 pm - Alternate Universe Meme
john_amend_all: (crichtardis)
Memed from [personal profile] romanajo123:
Give me a character or pairing and I will write snippets of ten different alternate universes for it. One line, ten lines, a ficlet if you're lucky.
  1. Wild West
  2. Cyberpunk
  3. Shapeshifters
  4. Pirates
  5. …In SPACE!!
  6. Born Another Gender
  7. Schoolfic
  8. Police/Firefighters
  9. Urban Fantasy
  10. Harem
24th-Jan-2016 09:59 pm - Weirdest Master-Apprentice Chain Ever
john_amend_all: (ulkesh)
So I watched tonight's Endeavour. I wasn't mishearing, was I, when DI Thursday described his own mentor as minor spoiler )?

thoughts )

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