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I imported my journal and set up cross-posting, but "memories" from lj did not import to dreamwidth. Is there a way of doing this>

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Apr. 9th, 2017 09:42 pm
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Test posting from dreamwidth to lj
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In the wake of this election year’s catastrophe, and its devastating consequences for all of us, this site suggests donating money to worthy candidates and causes in lieu of gift-giving during the upcoming holiday season. It has a great list of organizations, and a tool to set up a giving schedule.

Please check it out. Signal boost! Please!
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I was so happy when I cast my vote his morning for the first woman President of the United Staes.

Now, I am overwhelmed with anxiety.

Any positive words would be appreciated.

Award!!!!!

Oct. 21st, 2016 08:02 pm
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Thanks you, [livejournal.com profile] feliciacraft ,for letting me know that my 500-word ficlet What Gives won best drabble at the wicked awards (although I am one of those crazy sticklers who says a drabble is 100 words only, dammit)!

Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to the mods!

And check out that Spanderific banner!
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Title: Frame of Reference
Author: baudown
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Disclaimer: Not mine
Note: A few weeks ago, I wrote a ficlet for the prompt "Silver Lining" at [livejournal.com profile] slashthedrabble. Only when I went to post it, I realized the prompt was not, in fact, "Silver Lining" -- I had mistaken the title of someone's posted drabble for the prompt. Anyway, here it is. 300 words.

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R.I.P. You were a legend and a hero.

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I posted a ficlet at [livejournal.com profile] slashthedrabble. It's here.

Edited to add: and it won this!

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I was given the letter "S" by [livejournal.com profile] velvetwhip, so here goes:


Something I hate: Spoilers! And I'm rigorous about avoiding them.
Something I love: Sundays. Unless I'm in the middle of a big work project, I try to keep Sundays free from work, errands, or other obligations. It's my day for doing whatever I feel like doing, or for doing nothing at all.
Somewhere I've been: Slovenia
Somewhere I'd like to go: Sydney. I really want to visit Australia and New Zealand, but I fear it may never happen (my partner can't deal with the length of the flight).
Someone I know: [livejournal.com profile] sparrow2000, and she posted a story today!
A film I like: Spartacus. Safe. Sunset Boulevard. I gave you three!
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Fatal crane collapse directly in front of my office this morning. We have been evacuated. Everyone I know is (luckily) fine.images
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I just returned home from vacationing in California, where I spent one day doing a bike ride along the beach from Santa Monica to Redondo Beach and back. But I decided to take a little detour along the way:

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Because I'm just that big a nerd.
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Remembered,If Outlived was nominated at the Sunnydale Memorial Fanfiction Awards in the categories of Best Angst, Best Characterization (Xander),Best Drama, Best Pairing, Unconventional (Spike/Xander),and Best Post-Season Finale Fic. Found was nominated in the categories of Best Quickie Fic and Best Romance.

Also, at the Wicked Awards, my story For My Pains A World Of Sighs was nominated in the category of Bring on the Night (Best Dark). (Remembered, If Outlived is also nominated there, but I posted about that earlier).

This couldn't make me happier -- thanks to the nominator(s) and the mods.

Award Noms!

Aug. 6th, 2015 08:30 pm
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I just learned that Remembered, If Outlived was nominated at the Wicked Awards (in the categories Guise Will Be Guise and Showtime). This particular story being nominated makes me especially happy. I wrote it in the early days of my Spander love affair, and I was just consumed by Spander. I had never written any fiction before, but I was simply overwhelmed by the compulsion to write this story, and it was probably the most exciting and satisfying writing experience I've ever had. I don't know if it's my best story -- when I look at it now, I see lots of things I'd love to tweak -- but it's definitely the closest to my heart. So a huge thank you to the lovely person who nominated me, and to the mods of course!
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...from Bormio!

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Awards!

Jul. 14th, 2015 07:16 am
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I'm traveling, and Internet connections have been spotty, so I just saw that the Sunnydale Memorial Fanfiction Award winners were announced. My ficlet Adjustments won Best Romance, and was voted runner-up in the categories of Best Slash, Best Fluff, Best Unconventional Pairing, and Best Quickie Fic. Also, my story Upon A Stick was voted runner-up for Best Male Characterization (Spike). Thanks to all nominators and voters -- I couldn't be more pleased!

Additional thanks to dragonydreams for running the show, and a special shout-out to [livejournal.com profile] sparrow2000, who won for Red Frame, White Light, which you should read right now if you haven't already.

Award Noms!

May. 3rd, 2015 04:08 pm
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Really happy that a couple of my stories were nominated at The Sunnydale Memorial Fanfiction Awards. Upon A Stick was nominated in the category of Best Characterization, Male (Spike), and Adjustments was nominated as Best Fluff, Best Pairing, Unconventional, Best Quickie Fic, Best Romance, and Best Slash.

Thanks to the person who was kind enough to nominate these stories, and congratulations to all the nominees!
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Title: The Wedding March
Author: baudown
Fandom: Sherlock (TV)
Characters: Sherlock, John, Mary
Disclaimer: Not mine
Note: A 221b ficlet (221 words, the last word beginning with the letter b). Series 3, pre-TSoT. The title refers to Wagner's Bridal Chorus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFTnFErJEu4

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