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Posting some of the second version of my Willow x Katrina AU on AO3 as a permanently unfinished series of snippets feels simultaneously wrong; like the only way I can realistically get at least some of it out there in the predictable future; like the only right way to post this version of this story and actually good in a pretentious way; it's unsettling, and it's a relief.
This entry was originally posted at https://thenewbuzwuzz.dreamwidth.org/205359.html.
keda

Concept: ace Willow

This is a semi-serious thought I've had rattling around my brain for a while. I meant to put it in a story, but writing the story hasn't been going well, and I did want to put this into some kind of words. This post may be more long-winded than anyone needs it to be, because I kept adding to it until I hit 1K words so that it will count for Buffyverse Bingo... square "Mistaken Identity".

(Can one truly be said to be in the Buffy fandom before one has formed one's own pet theory on Willow's Sexuality? Yes. But will I miss the opportunity to do so? No, as it turns out.)

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keda

Banner for Soulburnt's Spuffy fic "Visiting Limbo"

I made a story banner for Visiting Limbo by Soulburnt as part of the Elysian Fields Trapped Challenge. The first chapter of the story is now up. I got a preview of some of the rest, and I enjoyed Soulburnt's headcanons and crunchy character insights and the strong focus on Spike&Dawn friendship and characters working towards understanding and forgiveness. The story does come with some hefty warnings, but it's mostly for discussion of canon events.

Characters: Dawn, Buffy, Spike

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keda

Short Buffy Oneshots I've Been Enjoying

The longest of these is around 2K words. The first one is from 2008, and all the rest were written this year.

Pelting the TV by framefolly with contributions from debris4spike, enigmaticblues, varina8, enisy, brunettepet, and thisficklemob (Spuffy, not rated - worksafe)
Thanks to teragramm for reccing this delightful Mad Libs creation. I'm glad to know that we, as a fandom, have been doing goofy collaborative fiction forever.

Fuffy co-stars AU by sevens-evan (not rated - worksafe)
Love watching canon references click into place in an AU. It's so different, and yet it somehow feels right.

Twists and Turns by Beer Good (beer_good_foamy) (Spike, Drusilla, Dalton, PG13). AO3 link.
For the kickass Dalton backstory.

five things Anya buys to make her more human (and one thing she doesn't) by womanaction (Anya, Xander/Anya, G)
Lovely character study.

Reverse Charge Call by thewiggins (Giles/Ethan, T)
The conflicts have conflicts, man! A thoughtfully and (in my humble and totally unbiased opinion) very believably imagined pre-canon conversation.

eyes down for the casting by kimaracretak (Jenny/Drusilla, M, mind the warnings!)
From the department of unexpectedly intriguing rarepairs.

This entry was originally posted at https://thenewbuzwuzz.dreamwidth.org/203914.html.
keda

A Seasonal Spuffy promo banner by me

First of all, apologies to the Tuesday Herald editor and everyone else who's about to see three of these posts by me alone. But I made a banner last night, primarily for stress management purposes and secondarily for some specific seasonal_spuffy promotion purposes. As a side effect, it also exists in embeddable form now, like this:

lookit, the picture links to all the main info about the upcoming round of Seasonal Spuffy.
Spike and Buffy on Buffy's porch, text says Seasonal Spuffy Fall 2020

I will also include the secret, jumbo-sized version under a cut, just as a plain image with no link.

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keda

Origific: Sometimes a Family Is Two Roommates and Their Invisible Elf Friend Who Lives in a Rock

Sometimes a Family Is Two Roommates and Their Invisible Elf Friend Who Lives in a Rock (around 7 K words of story plus a 2 K bonus outtake) by thenewbuzwuzz
Fandom: Original Work, Norse Religion & Lore
Rating: General Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply, might need a blasphemy warning or something? Characters crack a couple of jokes about believing or not believing in Jesus.
Relationships: Christian who doesn't believe in elves & Icelander who does & Elf who doesn't believe in humans
Additional Tags: Iceland, Mythology - Freeform, Urban Fantasy, no Norse gods - sorry, Male-Female Friendship, Invisibility, Clairvoyance, Sheep, and other relatable college experiences

This is what I wrote for that original works exchange on AO3 based on a fabulous prompt by Rosemarycat5. It was edited in a hurry, and obviously I've much to learn about writing, but the story seemed to turn out all right in the end. People have described it as "sweet" and "a delight" and even "good". :) Might be fun if folklore floats your boat.

I'm going to put it here under the cut as well, all 7 K words of it in one post if Dreamwidth lets me, so that I can practice making internal links.

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