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Author has written 5 stories for Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and General.

Well. I haven't been back here in a while :). But it's one of those things where even if you've left home for a long period of time, once you return, it still feels like... home. And no, is not my homepage. Nice try, though :).

I haven't been here for a while, because, well, life, college, and university move on. And I had a nice, long bit of writer's block to add along to that. Mostly, though, I've been writing poetry that's been published over on that xanga site that I've listed above. Oh, and getting that poetry published in little literary magazines along the way. Woot for student publishings.

Anyway, who am I? Ohh, that sounds like the beginning of a good story--yeah, actually one of my stories does indeed go like that :P, but no. Since this is a behind-the-author blurb type thing, I think I'll keep it short, sweet, simple and intriguing--if I can manage it.

I am in fact short, but not sweet. Height, roundabout 5'2", weight 110 (yes, I tell you my weight :gasps: even though I'm female). Yes, I'm female. I attend a university up around Boston, and no, I'm not telling you which one. I have an actual real life where I rock climb, ski race, read tons of Sci-Fi and Fantasy, write... well, yes, write... and listen to fun/random indie-rock / Boston-area music.

My favorite published authors are (drumroll, please): Jacqueline Carey, Robert Jordan, Robin McKinley, Terry Pratchett, Mercedes Lackey, Philip Pullman, William Faulkner, Philip Roth, Neil Gaiman, Orson Scott Card, Robert Jordan, Will Shakespeare, and John Steinbeck. I also read many other and various books, however, these are pretty much the highlights.

I believe intelligence is sexy and something to be proud of, however I feel that intellectualism as constructed in the ivory tower is not something to crow about. It's impractical, though perhaps necessary for various reasons that may or may not benefit the human race, and weelll, I'll leave it right there, before I start to rant unnecessarily and shake my fist in the air. I'm a politics and an East Asian studies major (I am Chinese, so it may or may not be a cliche), and I believe in moderation and passion simultaneously. Erm... and on the argument of sci-fi vs. fantasy, I vote fantasy, but only because without fantasy, sci-fi technically wouldn't exist, and we'd be stuck in the Middle Ages where we burned things we weren't sure about--not that we don't do that now? In a figurative sense. Okay. I think I've incensed--aherm, I mean intrigued you enough.

Back to the stories. Love, to me, means R/R... and heartlessly constructively critiquing. Don't feel shy. I can only yell at the screen in reply--and you won't hear me :).

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Nameless Woman's World by svonnah-la-fay reviews
The classic Female-Domination story: Finished In a world controlled by women, one young woman must overcome societal barriers as she grows closer to her new, abused slave, a romance that will eventually lead to world revolution
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,087 - Reviews: 1042 - Favs: 388 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 11/2/2009 - Published: 2/22/2005 - Complete
This Is My Rifle by Jave Harron reviews
This is my rifle. It is my life. Without me, it is nothing. Without it, I am nothing.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,761 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/20/2006
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Bright reviews
What if you woke up one morning... and had no idea who you were. Your clothes, you knew how you got them. Your apartment, you knew what rent you paid. But your name? Your date of birth? Your past... It all just blurred.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 765 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/21/2006
Still reviews
Identity struggles in a growing boy, son of a Chinese immigrant.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,841 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/21/2006
a Morning
There's something in everyone's life. Even those who seem perfect.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,374 - Published: 6/21/2006
Preliminary Title: A Dream Interlude
She fell asleep and had the strangest dream where she was her sister's pet nodores-ridiculously named 'Dog',..
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,773 - Published: 6/21/2006
The Dark Ones: The Griffin Chronicles reviews
Based on an original RPG, describes the journey of one kick-butt bounty hunter. Set in AU type setting. Read it to find out more and maybe even review.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 4,988 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/9/2003