Squids!

Dec. 8th, 2016 03:56 pm
st_aurafina: Harold Finch's face (POI: Harold)
[personal profile] st_aurafina
Insta Rec
I wrote a Supergirl fic of necessary hugs: Lights Will Guide You Home (Kara Danvers/Daisy Johnson, General) and guess what, [personal profile] monanotlisa wrote a beautiful and adorable coda for it: Hide Away in Daylight (Kara Danvers/Daisy Johnson, General) Everything is squishy hugs and nothing hurts.


The State of Me
Oh, man, I don't know if it's the prednisolone taper, but I'm so woozy and full of fogs. It might be that my GI tract got so inflamed that I couldn't absord oral meds, so now I'm basically re-establishing my Pristiq and other meds all at once? I'm foggy and I have a concentration window of about two minutes, and my balance is kind of fucked. Not very me at all. To be fair, my suffering is not great. But I feel like a balloon animal. Maybe a dachshund. Maybe a giraffe?

Oh, but [personal profile] lilacsigil has just come back from the street to tell me that the cafe that makes the great salt and pepper squid has it on their specials board today, so I am getting squiddy with my lunch. I have such fish cravings since I've been sick. Fish and nuts. All the oils. Get in my body, oils. And squids.


NaNo Round-up
I'm picking through the scattered debris of my NaNo adventure to see what actually happened in that weird month.

- Finished the POI Five Things fic, though one of the parts is decidedly odd with only some good bits. The good bits might sprout something better, though, so I shall see. Total word count: 31,767.
- Finished the POI Sentinel/Guide fic, though I think it needs some fleshing out in parts. I quite like this one, actually? It's iddy as all get out and has lots of hugging and touching and bonding. I think, once I've got my Yuletide sorted, I'll work on this one. Total word count: 16,229
- Wrote one chapter of the Bucky fic. It was a weird but necessary chapter. 7266 words, taking that fic to a total of 62,044, holy shit.
- The Supergirl fic of necessary hugs, which I've already posted. (2032 words)
- The POI fixit fic is where it got weird and throw-words-at-the-wall-ish. I'm a little scared to look. I had a fever. 13,828 words, some of which may not be consecutive or legible.
- Last minute desperation words, Harold Finch competence porn. 2602 words. I want to finish this, because it's fun, and because I like exploring Harold's hidden skillsets.


Activist Links
From [personal profile] china_shop:
Here’s What I’m Telling My Brown Son About Trump’s America
A sad but also hopeful essay, and this got me:
But listen, love, because I need to remind you of something and I need you to remember it extra well over the next four years: This is our street. It is our street. So when you feel that rumbling pushing up through your palms, I want you to press them flat against it, and do not be afraid to hear everything.

From [community profile] thisfinecrew:
Boycott These Companies: boycotting companies that support Trump

From [personal profile] newredshoes:
Speak Up & Stay Safe(r): A Guide to Protecting Yourself From Online Harassment


Self-care and soothing
- This twitter thread about a comicbook store helper and a tiny new Supergirl baby gay made me cry with happiness and wish there'd been this kind of visibility for me in the eighties. It's so important. (Please don't kill Maggie, please don't kill Alex, please.)

- From Buzzfeed, Ocean's Eight is looking like the best movie thing that's ever happened omg: Based On Set Photos It Looks Like “Ocean’s Eight” Will Be The Greatest Movie In The History Of Movies

- Journaling Practice - Peony and Parakeet is a art-journalling blog I'm fond of, and she posted about being an introvert and an artist, which is something that I clicked with. Her blog is a good, thoughtful, mindful kind of place for art stuff.

- From [personal profile] umadoshi, (Almost) Every SFF Adaptation Coming to Television and Movie Theaters!
This is a weird and amazing list of things. And oh, wow that Camelot procedural series. It will surely be terrible and I will watch the crap out of it.

- Chocolate Box is running again this year! Schedule at [community profile] chocolateboxcomm.

- [community profile] fandom_stocking too, has sign-ups going: Sign-up Post


Squid ETA: It was delicious but a Pharmacy Board inspector showed up, which seems like an odd coincidence. Will investigate further tomorrow.

Date: 2016-12-08 05:35 am (UTC)
monanotlisa: (kara zor-el - supergirl)
From: [personal profile] monanotlisa
THESE THREE FICS STILL MAKE ME SO HAPPY DANIELLE!

Squid ETA: It was delicious but a Pharmacy Board inspector showed up, which seems like an odd coincidence. Will investigate further tomorrow.

Please keep us abreast of developments.

Date: 2016-12-08 04:05 pm (UTC)
monanotlisa: alex and maggie next to each other (Default)
From: [personal profile] monanotlisa
LOL

Now that's a Kara prompt for sure...

Date: 2016-12-08 01:43 pm (UTC)
kass: Reese and Finch, together. (PoI)
From: [personal profile] kass
Iddy PoI Sentinel/Guide fic sounds RIGHT UP MY ALLEY. :-)

Date: 2016-12-08 02:33 pm (UTC)
singe: The word Singe with a backdrop of flames. (Default)
From: [personal profile] singe
I read that as woozy and full of frogs. Well, if you're willing to eat oily squid...

Seriously, I'm glad you're over the hump of this thing. Feel even better soon!

Date: 2016-12-08 04:49 pm (UTC)
yuuago: (A Redtail's Dream - Hannu)
From: [personal profile] yuuago
Mmmsquid. Hopefully you will be feeling better soon?

I'm so excited for Chocolate Box... <3

Date: 2016-12-08 05:00 pm (UTC)
dolorosa_12: (emily hanna)
From: [personal profile] dolorosa_12
Awww, that Supergirl Twitter thread made my heart sing. What a lovely story.

Date: 2016-12-08 10:45 pm (UTC)
dhampyresa: (MY BIRTHDAY HAS SQUID)
From: [personal profile] dhampyresa
*hugs*
Edited (EDIT FOR SQUID) Date: 2016-12-08 10:45 pm (UTC)

Date: 2016-12-10 12:31 am (UTC)
adafrog: (Default)
From: [personal profile] adafrog
Love the baby gay story.

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