sickle_stories: (Original)
Subject: Leaving home with your partner
Title: Hit The Road Running (Together)
Notes: 11 tracks (41 minutes) in mp3 format with cover art.

Back Cover, Track List and Download Link )
sickle_stories: (Original)
Subject: Leaving home
Title: Hit The Road Running
Notes: 11 tracks (39 minutes) in mp3 format with cover art.
Dedication: This is for all the girls of any age who have ever dreamt of picking up and leaving home.

Back Cover, Track List and Download Link )
sickle_stories: (Original)
Title: The Last Wild Angel
Summary: When angels fall, they burn. And sometimes, they’re caught.
Author's Note: Title from a sport’s clothing brand. What can I say, the plot bunny strikes from the most unusual places.
Word Count: 1277
ETA: Crossposted to [ profile] original_fic (here) and [ profile] fictionwriters (here) on June 26, 2010.

The Last Wild Angel )
sickle_stories: (Vids)
Medium: Film
Fandom: Nightmare on Elm Street
Subject: General
Title: Something's Not Right
Notes: 13 tracks in MP3 and cover art (front and back in 350x350). The idea of using "All I Have To Do Is Dream" came from [ profile] made_of_fail_pc's use of it at the the end of Episode 30: Episode Thirty: Whatever You Do...Don't. Fall. Asleep., a podcast review of Nightmare on Elm Street (2010).

Back Cover, Track List and Download Link )
sickle_stories: (Crack fics)
Fandoms: Sherlock Holmes, Ironman, House MD
A/N: I wrote this in comments to [ profile] seschat, running with her idea and sprinkling liberally with crack along the way. Blame [ profile] seschat and her entry for this, then, where she said, in a comment:
Also, have you ever pondered the similarites between Stark and Holmes? [...] Both are eccentric geniuses; both are supposedly heartless, but have a distinctly good core, a strong, brave, noble personality, a deeply rooted sense of right and wrong. And I'm totally realizing that could be said about a lot of fictional characters, but ... SOMETHING. Something was there that had me thinking all those thoughts, and considering writing crazy crossovers that wouldn't even be all that crazy because of the similarities!

ETA: crossposted to [ profile] holmeswatson09 (here) on June 19, 2010

Eliminate the Impossible

See, once upon a time, Sherlock Holmes was tinkering with Science and got caught in a really bright, somewhat itchy light. Moments later, he was on hands and knees - skinned knees, thank you very much - on the sidewalk of an equally bright and somewhat stinky city. It was the year two thousand-and-something and Holmes had no way of getting home and no Watson by his side, either.

So he decided, to hell with it, I'm going to drink. Then, somewhat drunk, he decided, to hell with it, I'm going to philander. And then the betting started...

To make a long story short, Holmes earned a whole lot of money and a whole lot more of a reputation. He changed his name to Tony Stark - it's a long story, involving palindromes, a pyromaniac and a three-legged bulldog and, oh yes, more liquor - and decided to live it up. He still kept tinkering, though. Maybe he'd manage to whisk Watson into this bright new era...


The day that Holmes-aka-Stark managed to get his bright-and-itchy time machine thingy working and rigged it to bring across his faithful sidekick, a fatal misspelling occured.

"What the hell?!?"


"Who - you - what?!?"

"You're not Dr Watson."

"The hell I am - I'm Wilson, also Doctor. What am I doing here?"

"I was trying to sort of...fax my friend from someplace. Damn. I'll have to try again..."

"I was in the middle of a consult!"

"How about a drink?"

"You just faxed me!"

"A strong drink."
sickle_stories: (Original)
A/N: This is just a drabble I wrote in lieu of an entry for Blog Like It's the End of the World Day.

The poor bastard stabbed me, what with I didn't find out until later. It was a screwdriver, one of those flat ones with a yellow and black striped handle. My chest made a little hissing sound when I pulled it out, like an air mattress being squeezed flat. He must've hit a lung - the right one because he'd been left-handed.

I tugged down the neck of my shirt and squinted at the wound, a jagged horizontal line just off-center, making me look like some sort of coin-operated mannequin. It wasn't bleeding. I prodded it, digging in a little and feeling the air flow out. I chewed on a fingernail. I'd like to say I did so thoughtfully, at least, but my mind was pretty blank at that point.

Somewhere to my right I heard a crash and a shout - broken window, probably. I turned and shuffled in the direction of the comotion, stepping over the screwdriver and its owner. I couldn't help a gurgling sort of moan as I walked - my right lung's death rattle. I chewed on a finger as I went, wondering if maybe I should've gotten the man's right hand instead.

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This, more than the absence of pain, finally cemented in my mind what had happened to me, made me revise and accept the new self-image.
sickle_stories: (More than a Couple)
Medium: General
Subject: Songs I put on repeat (Jan. - June, 2010)
Title: One Thousand Times Over
Notes: 15 tracks in MP3 and cover art (front and back in 300x300).

Back Cover, Track List and Download Link )
sickle_stories: (Default)
Title: A Slip of Comet
Fandom: Supernatural
Summary: Sam still thinks his plan of wrestling control back from Lucifer could work.
Disclaimer: Characters belong to CW's Supernatural. I just snuck them out to play for fun, never profit.
Author's Note: Title from Gerard Manley Hopkins' poem I Am Like a Slip of Comet (1864)
Word Count: 702
ETA: Crossposted to [ profile] dean_sam here

A Slip of Comet )
sickle_stories: (Default)
For example, the easiest points in each fandom that can be used to make a crossover include:

Time-and Space Traveling - You can get there from here or now. Read more... )

Medicine - We'll take you there with flashing lights. Read more... )

Criminal Activity - You have the right to remain silent. Read more... )

Undercover - We're there even if you don't know it. Read more... )

The Supernatural - We know weird. Read more... )

Shared Actors and Plausible Character Constancy - I know your face. Read more... )

Fixed Fandom - You'll have to come to us. Read more... )

Example Crossovers Read more... )

Sample MultiFandom Crossover - 11 Fandoms Read more... )
sickle_stories: (Original)
Medium: General
Subject: Break-ups: I don't love you anymore.
Title: Not Anymore
Notes: 14 tracks in MP3 except for one WMV, an optional unedited version of track 1 (MP3), and cover art.

Full Art, Track List and Zip Link )
sickle_stories: (Original)
Medium: General
Subject: Original Fiction (NaNoWriMo Novel)
Title: Time for Something Biblical: A Post-Apocalyptic Fanmix
Notes: 20 songs (1.7 hours) in mp3 format with front and back cover art included.

Full Art, Track List and Zip Link )
sickle_stories: (Default)
She was people-watching again. Read more... )


The walls are never white enough for you, and you worry at them long after your hands are raw and your nails cracked. Read more... )


“I would forget my own name sometimes; don’t be offended if I forget your own. I remember you, that’s what matters. Read more... )


That’s the Freedom Market, specializing in the slave trade. A bit of a poetic name if you ask me, touting about the “selling of freedom” and all that, but it serves its purpose. Of course, you can also buy your freedom, if you’re a slave. Just keep in mind that any owner can outbid your offer.
sickle_stories: (Default)

Kitty Attack (Word Count: 518)
Summary: Trapped by telekinesis, Sylar's next victim writhed on the floor, mewling intelligibly. (A response to this challenge)


All Things Copper (Word Count: 3,219)
Summary: Events from Shuttle One’s point of view as they return to a bloodied Serenity.

Undertow (Word Count: 1,777)
Summary: Simon and River recall her sessions at the academy.

Insomnia (Word Count: 730)
Summary: and Mal are settling down for a two-point watch through the night, and Simon's volunteered. The boys talk.


(Apple Pie Is) Freakin' Worth It (Word Count: 529)
Summary: The Winchesters' various flavours of comfort.

A Slip of Coment (Word Count: 702)
Summary: Sam still thinks his plan of wrestling control back from Lucifer could work.

The Blank Slate (Word Count: 1,268)
Summary: You came back different and I can't stop seeing it.

The Dark Knight:

Green and Purple Argyle, Of All Things, Or: Covetting the Joker's Socks (Word Count: 978)
Summary: The Joker in the holding cell from another criminal's point of view.

Once Upon a Time In Mexico:

Back to Broadway (Word Count: 444)
Summary: Crack. Bare-foot boys (who may or may not have been selling Chiclet gum) promptly riffle through passengers' luggage.


Sherlock Holmes/Iron Man/House: Eliminate the Impossible (Word Count: 256)

Doctor Who/Stonehenge Apocalypse: Stonehenge Antinomy (Word Count: 2969)


Bejewlled Roses (Word Count: 1,352)

The Last Wild Angel (Word Count: 1,2747) - LOCKED
Summary: [deleted]

The Ballast Water Metaphor (Word Count: 372)

The Ballast Water Metaphor (Word Count: 372)


Fandom Masterlist
Non-Fandom Masterlist
sickle_stories: (Default)

"So, how’s the island been since I left?"


Sherlock Homes / Iron Man / House: Eliminate the Impossible (See also: Completed Fics)
sickle_stories: (Default)
Sometimes I write short dialogue exchanges which aren't set in any sort of story or with any specific characters in mind, although they do have a very specific context in my mind. Perhaps some of these exchanges will find their way into a story, or give way to one. Read more... )
sickle_stories: (Original)
Medium: General
Subject: Relationships (Leaving)
Title: Left/Leaving
Notes: Zip includes 14 tracks (one in MP4a), Front and Back covers, and two Easter Egg image-and-texts (one poem exerpt and one collage-from-song-lyrics poem). Track 12's volume is markedly lower than the others, sorry.

Zip at Mediafire

Track list )

Full preview )
sickle_stories: (Original)
Drabbles to an original fic in progress.

Summary: Those from Above forgot the pact, and those from Below want to break it. This deals with Upworlders and Those of the Dark, the age-long pact that few remember and some want to break. It also deals with the unwritten pact that forms between one from Above and one from Below, and the blood shed between them.

The Pact - Do you know how we make pacts, bird?

The Doves - The candle did little to light the vast darkness: that was not its purpose.

The Guard's Candle - She would not sully her skin with a half-victory or mercy, place her word out for others to see.

Birdie in a Cage - It’s been such a long time since I had a new toy.

Truce - She is curious about colours. The red of blood, the velvet-blue of a night sky, the colours of a fire...

Fear The Stars - Those lights, they had moved, and they were brighter, sharper, than they had been.

Above Ground - Upstairs, outside, under the sky: here he was master of the two.

Turn-About - She was all speed now, ducking and weaving, cutting when she could.
sickle_stories: (Original)
Medium: General
Subject: Relationships (Falling in love)
Title: I Love You
Notes: Zip includes 17 tracks (all in MP3 with two MP4a alternative formats), Front and Back covers, and two Easter Egg image-and-texts (one poem exerpt and one collage-from-song-lyrics poem).

.rar at Mediafire - Zip at Mediafire

Track List )

Full Preview )
sickle_stories: (Default)
What does it mean when no one misses you or gives you the time of day? Read more... )

Sean staggered, the stranger limp and heavy in his arms. Read more... )

The goat of Doom (Frank, to his friends, if he ever had any) was really getting tired of marauding the forest. Read more... )


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