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Joined 05-13-00, id: 10151
Author has written 17 stories for General, General, and Horror.
"The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all."--Voltaire. Read to be entertained, read to learn; whichever you choose to do, please enjoy my writings.

When you're done here, remember to read my column "Homework". If you can find it. Lord knows, I can't.

Check out my new illustrated novel, "Socks," hosted on keenspace. A new page every MWF. (http://)

Want more things written by me? I'm a member of the Cowriter's Guild (http://www.fanfiction.net/profile.php?userid=67249) and have written the "Justice" short story for our "Deadly Virtues" anthology. Check it out, and then read the other, better stories by the members of the Guild.

You can find my oekaki artwork (and eventually MSTings) here: http:///Oekaki/oekaki.html

Still want more? Find my random ramblings on my livejournal here: http:///users/v_voltaire Just don't expect me to be that interesting.

-Val

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Spring's Sonnet reviews
Spring may be the time to celebrate new birth, but one should also consider things past that have made this new birth possible.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 177 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 4/18/2002
Dickinson Response reviews
My response to Emily Dickinson's "If I can stop one heart from breaking," from the other person's point of view.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 336 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/5/2001
Burning Bright reviews
What happens when you combine an overactive imagination with a good idea.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 831 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/26/2001
Block reviews
Despite everything, she just can't seem to get over that old writer's block.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 982 - Reviews: 13 - Published: 4/7/2001
Winter's Sonnet reviews
In the tradition of Autumn's Sonnet, I have written one for Winter. This is much more sad, much more visceral than most of my writings. I love the end result, though.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 195 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 1/21/2001
Autumn's Sonnet reviews
I love Autumn's leaves. I feel that this is my most beautiful sonnet.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 192 - Reviews: 14 - Published: 1/21/2001
Myrrh reviews
A retelling of the old Christmas carol, one of the kings reflects on their gifts.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,972 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/15/2000
Organism reviews
Joseph notices something unusual and disturbing on one of his plane flights.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: K+ - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,551 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/3/2000
As it Was reviews
Jacob's having trouble with work. (a "flash" or "short-short" piece)
Fiction: Horror - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 347 - Reviews: 11 - Published: 9/21/2000
Sonnet 4 Addition reviews
Not a sonnet, this poem is written in free verse. I highly recommend it, but first you should read Sonnet 4.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 737 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/6/2000
Sonnet 5 reviews
The last of my sonnets.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 133 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/6/2000
Sonnet 4 reviews
A more historical Spenserian Sonnet.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 132 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/6/2000
Sonnet 3 reviews
Another Spenserian, I feel it's my most sad.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 136 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 6/6/2000
Sonnet 2 reviews
Another Spenserian one, along rather different lines than the preceding. My personal favorite.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 116 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 6/6/2000
Sonnet 1 reviews
Bit by the poetry bug. Must do something about it. A Spenserian Sonnet of unspoken love (what else?)
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 189 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/6/2000
Change reviews
Change is inevitable, but not always good. Scarier than change, however, is decay. One of my most sad pieces.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,524 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/29/2000
Hey reviews
A simple conversation between two friends at an understated crossroads.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 816 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/28/2000