Showing posts with label fanfiction. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fanfiction. Show all posts

Friday, 18 March 2022

Friday Fics Fix - Friends We Have In The Shadows


 

'He was hurt alright. That look wasn't a new color on him; Nandor seemed to be hurt quite a lot lately. Laszlo didn't want him to be alone.'




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Vampire. Mockumentary.

Do I have your attention?

Good. 

Friday, 11 March 2022

Friday Fics Fix - Surprisingly Wholesome SamBucky

 

'“Nothing happened.”

“You only had one hotel bill,” Rhodey pressed.'


 

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Want some SamBucky where Sam doesn't realise they're even a couple?

Want it to come in the form of a fic which, despite the sexting (or near enough to,) is surprisingly wholesome?

Of course ya do! 😉😅

Friday, 4 March 2022

Friday Fics Fix - IT and Walt Whitman


'Richie, who calls Eddie up sometimes in the middle of the night to explain the entire plot of a novel he just read in two hours to him.'


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This is a weird one - and not in the usual way that fanfiction is weird.

This is weird because it's so... grown-up. 

I mean... grown-up fanfiction, who knew?

(And no, I don't mean in an 18+ sexy-times way - that's way more common. 😅)

Friday, 25 February 2022

Friday Fics Fix - Needy Lesnicki: In the Wind and On the Run

 

'But the lies were out there, circulating, and were made into a movie, which is a really mixed blessing. Let’s pretend this narration is over the title crawl, and cut to our heroine...'



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This week's fic is based on the amazing staple of Sapphic culture that is Jennifer's Body.

Jennifer's Body is a 2009 cult-classic unapologetically Queer horror film.

I love it, and, yes, I've rec'd fics on it before. Jennifer's Body fic authors write some interesting stuff!

Thursday, 24 February 2022

Comics Wrap-Up - How Can You See Into My Eyes Like Open Doors?

 

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It's Thursday, this is Dora Reads, let's get some comics-y superhero-y goodness, m'k?

Everything I've got for you this week is in the 'Other Stuff' category - looks like Loki's been playing tricks on me again. 😘

Friday, 18 February 2022

Friday Fics Fix - Between Punishment and Compassion


'"You got a phone? Look up local B&Bs," Sam said to Bucky. "Or whatever Canadian is for B&B."

"I think it's just B&B. They literally speak the same language, Sam."'



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Yes, this is a The Falcon and The Winter Soldier (TFATWS) fic.

In my defense: I've been totally open that I am trash 😅

And! Also! This fic might be TFATWS, but it's a lot different to the sort of stuff I usually rec from this fandom.

Friday, 11 February 2022

Friday Fics Fix - Outside Society's Neat Little Boxes

 

'“I think you’re right. It looks nice on you,” Vanya offers, a small smile curling on her lips when Klaus lights up.'



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Argh the bitter-sweet angsty cuteness here!!!!!!!!!!!!!

AHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

*ahem*

This fic got me in the feelings, OK? 😅

Friday, 4 February 2022

Friday Fics Fix - Once Upon A SamBucky Fairytale

 

'“Um,” said Sam, looking from Bucky to the golden retriever, “Do you know the dog?”

“Uh,” said Bucky, picking the honestly very large dog up, and walking around Sam, “Sort of? Could you… wait a moment? Watch the soup.”'



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This is a weird fic.

Like, it's completely batpoop.

...And you know I love that 😉😅

Friday, 28 January 2022

Friday Fics Fix - Superhero Mission Fics

 

I've been reading a lot of mission fics lately, so I figured I'd take the time to revisit a few of my faves 

(...and take you all along for the ride, ofc 😉)




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So, let's slow down and rewind so's everyone's on the same page: what is a mission fic?

A mission fic is a piece of fanfiction that's based around an episodic-style storyline - not dissimilar to a monster-of-the-week/murder-of-the-week style vibe.

They're usually (but not always) written about fandoms which involve a lot of action/adventure hijinks - especially if they contain characters who are in the military, or are military-adjacent.

Friday, 21 January 2022

Friday Fics Fix - Night Magic

 

'The night wore on, and Merlin still hadn't found anything. The words were beginning to blur together on the page no matter how much he tried to clear his vision, so he finally gave in and went over to wake Lancelot.'




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I love the BBC TV show Merlin - and even years after it ended, it has a thriving fandom online.

...which, lucky for us, means that there are fic writers busily scribbling away to this day.

Friday, 14 January 2022

Friday Fics Fix - Bucky Angst (I Regret Nothing)

 

'Sam’s hand hovers near his arm again, just in the corner of his eye. Just in case he collapses without warning or something. Bucky hates that he has to bite his tongue and accept that as a legitimate probability'



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This week's fic appealed to my emo goblin spaghetti-brain. 

I regret nothing.

Thursday, 13 January 2022

Comics Wrap-Up - Keep Making Trouble 'Til You Find What You Love

 

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It's Thursday, I'm still writing 2021 instead of 2022 on a regular basis, this is Dora Reads, so let's get some comics-y superhero-y goodness!

Everything I have you this week comes under the 'Other Stuff' category. Again. #BlameLoki

Friday, 7 January 2022

Friday Fics Fix - Magical Shenanigans With Tony and Loki

 

'“My guess is it’s got something to do with serotonin,” he says.

“Or magic,” Loki points out.

“Don’t spoil my fun, dear.”'



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Let's start 2022 as we mean to go on: 

...with Gay superhero fanfiction. 😅😘


Friday, 26 November 2021

Friday Fics Fix - Loki Angst Time! (Woo!)

 

'Thor was… strangely prone to crying lately, which Loki didn’t appreciate but had to endure nonetheless.'


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Angst time! Angst time! Time to have an angst fest! 😅

...I'm random, but ya love it 😜


Thursday, 25 November 2021

Friday, 19 November 2021

Friday Fics Fix - Knit Together

 

'Slowly, Klaus’ scarf begins to take shape. It’s a little wonky in places, the occasional stitch has been dropped, the loops are not very neat - but he’s improving with time.'



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The Umbrella Academy (TUA) fic time again!!! Woo!

And yes, as you've probably guessed, this fic is firmly front-and-centred on m'boy Klaus Hargreeves.

Friday, 12 November 2021

Friday Fics Fix - Any Port (Cabin) In A Storm


'“So let me see if I’ve got this straight. You think a witch has lured us here to her cabin so she can fatten us up with fast food, then kill us and eat us for Sunday brunch?”

Sam blinks. “Yes?”'



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Not entirely sure what I just read...

But then, reading the author's note... they're not entirely sure what they just wrote either - so at least we're all on the same page!

This is a The Falcon and The Winter Soldier (TFATWS) SamBucky fic. Because this is my blog, and I choose the fics. 😎😅


(Fandom notes: SamBucky is the name of a sexual and/or romantic relationship between Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes from the MCU (Marvel movies etc.))