Anya Tempest
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Joined 07-13-02, id: 233269
Author has written 6 stories for Action, Historical, Essay, and Play.

Hello! Welcome to my page - here's a little about me.

Gender: Female

Religion: I'm a Christian, and my faith is the most important thing to me in my entire life. It influences everything I do, including my writing, and I'm not ashamed of this. If my stories contain anything good at all, I consider it merely a reflection of the greatest story ever told, which is being written by the greatest author ever - God.

Age: 18 (Officially an adult at last!)

Home: The west of Scotland. Best country in the world, heart disease and all! Oh Flower O' Scotland... please excuse me as I launch into the national anthem

Hair Colour: Blonde - but my green eyes make me a genetic freak with brains, apparently.

Status: Left school now, doing a BA in Digital Art at university. Huzzah for the life of a student!

Personality: INFJ (Check it out at: http:///INFJ.html ) - Most rare personality type in whole population - go me!

Family: Still living with my parents, and am a middle child with two brothers (the eldest of which helps me out a lot with story ideas and acts as my beta reader).

Pets: I have a pet cat named Jev, whom I adopted when he showed up at my door as a stray in the early summer of 2004. You can see him in my profile picture and yes, he does wear the superhero outfit. All the time.

Musical Instruments: I'm learning bass guitar, and I play in the church worship band on Sundays.

Favourite Band: David Crowder Band / Relient K / Switchfoot / Newsboys

Favourite Author: Robin Hobb - her characterisation is the most intense and incredible I've ever read, and it was her books that inspired me to work so hard in my own writing. She made me realise how close a writer can bring readers to their characters, and I want to achieve that level of closeness within my own work.

Hobbies: Reading, writing, drawing, and helping out at my church. I'm a young leader at their youth club, and have helped with several summer camps and the like.

Dislikes: Bad grammar, Lack of proof reading, Arrogance, People who are obnoxious, Over-use of swearing, Crudeness

Favourite Catchphrase: "That's ace!" (See my email)

My Goal In Writing: To create a realistic world with real people that readers will grow close to.

Random Fact About Me: Zombies are my favourite undead monster.

My main project on here is The Tempest Team, a superhero story I've been working on for the past few years. It's my baby, my first proper original story, and hopefully I will be able to continue it fairly long-term. If I were to pick anything I've written for you to read, I would choose this. Feedback on it makes my week. Seriously.

As for other author's work, I highly recommend anyone in my favourites list, in particular:



Lord Skoonie


They're all ace!

I think it's only common courtesy to review those who review me. If someone leaves me a nice helpful review I'll do my best to read over their work and leave a constructive review for them. (So, um, if you're looking for an incentive to take a gander at my work - there it is=D )



19/05/06: Currently doing a giant overhaul of The Tempest Team Issue 1, as, on readin back over it, I was horrified at how immature, cliched and contrived the writing is. If you're thinking of reading it for the first time, please take into account I started it two years ago and it was my first adventure into original fiction, so it's not nearly as good as some of my later stuff. I shall hopefully have the new and far less childish version up soon. Watch this space!

You want action?

You want danger?

You want excitement?

(All with a hint of lemon!)

(Not that kind of lemon! I have a 9+ rating!)

Then join the adventures of The Tempest Team, superhero protectors of Opidan City!

If travellers from other dimensions, mermaids, aliens and governemnt conspiracies are what you crave, then read on!

(Much gratitude and rice pudding to my favourite big brother for deciding that I need a better summary for my story, and providing me with the above masterpiece. Not only that, he's also one heck of a beta reader. Cheers, bro!)

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Hiring a Hooligan by Deena reviews
Determined to put the fear of God into the racist homophobe who messed up her best friend, mild-mannered Jane Hazelton resorts to hiring a thug to do the job. Trouble is, said thug isn’t interested in money, he’s interested in her. **COMPLETED**
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 110,036 - Reviews: 2359 - Favs: 3,536 - Follows: 807 - Updated: 8/23/2013 - Published: 9/3/2005 - Complete
The Art of Conlanging by Meldon reviews
Fantasy worlds demand one thing: new names, words, and even languages! This essay will introduce you to the art of constructing new languages conlanging
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 10 - Words: 5,446 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 3/7/2009 - Published: 8/27/2005
The Guardians by samwise606 reviews
Superhero story...A chemcial accident, a mad scientist, a machine of unthinkable power, and a totally destructive monster! What could be better? And that's only the beginning...
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 79,335 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/31/2007 - Published: 3/24/2006
The Guardians by Skoonie reviews
A world where crime runs rampant in the street. A world where Mutantkind is looked down on as a mistake. A world where anything is possible. The City of Cinegog needed a hero. It got 5...
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 13 - Words: 32,173 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 2/11/2007 - Published: 2/16/2006
Prompt Me by Tikvah Ariel reviews
Have writers' block? Just want to try writing something random for kicks? Then this selection of fine prompts and ideas is for you!
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,383 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 7 - Updated: 5/30/2006 - Published: 1/17/2006
Finding Time to Play With Pink Duct Tape by Thea Lowe reviews
When Cat discovers that faeries are real (and hot), that all she wants for her 17th birthday is a life sized Darth Vadar, and that it's wisest not to hide under tables at crazy parties, she does the normal: give Ninja Hugs of Doom, and chuckle
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 18,884 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/24/2006 - Published: 2/8/2006
The Excitement of the Hunt by ZahariaCelestina reviews
Yesterday evening, I saw a mysterious man in the Montreal subway, dressed in a very strange way...
Fiction: Essay - Rated: T - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,181 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/22/2006
Alice by ChessireGrin reviews
She didn't do it. But now Alice is paying anyway in an asylum. Until she meets the Chessire Cat. A classic tale... gone mad.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 10 - Words: 13,570 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 1/22/2006 - Published: 10/26/2005
On Characters by lucid-psyche reviews
A discourse on characters and character development. Chapter 1 now uploaded; subsequent chapters to follow as I write them.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 700 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 12/18/2005 - Published: 8/8/2005
Phantom Militia by Malthusian reviews
A Superhero Novel. Peril & Plight fight to keep a powerful artifact from the hands of the evil Bleak Agency.
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,727 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/3/2005
Superhuman by Celendil reviews
A look at life from two completely different characters; but things are not always as they seem. One Shot. Finished.
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,215 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/1/2005
More Than Power by samwise606 reviews
A superpowered teen tries to gain membership to the worldrenowned Justice Alliance.
Fiction: Action - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,521 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 11/30/2005 - Complete
Irish Chicks who Kill Things by Lohan Layten reviews
Survival of the fittest-and who'd have thought a redhead could wreak so much havoc?
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 53,753 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 11/27/2005 - Published: 10/21/2005
Closet Child by Lanie K reviews
It was only a matter of time before they were found.
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 526 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/21/2005
The Demon's Guide to Supernatural Fiction by Haku reviews
Read this and weep, oh foul mortal...and top up my coffee too!
Fiction: Essay - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,920 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/18/2005 - Published: 9/2/2005
Fantasy Piece by Listen-to-the-lyrics reviews
Written for a creative writing course, it has no title. I love this one, just get comfy and let it wash over you...
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 770 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/14/2005
Unorthodox Jousting For Beginners by Silencethatwalks reviews
A medieval joust between the crowd favorite and the underdog. it's going to take some quick thinking to survive this one...
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,951 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/7/2005
Unlikely Hero by Reasonably Crazy reviews
A story in which the bad guys are forced to save the world. Never thought you'd see that, did you?
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 6,962 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 5 - Updated: 9/1/2005 - Published: 6/22/2005
How to Write a Fantasy Cliche by RoseMcCann reviews
Write original fantasy cliches that will turn your neighbors blue with envy! Evil Archmages, princesses and dragons galore in this simple, easy-to-use reference guide for all things cliche. Write your very own trite novella in the blink of an eye!
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,700 - Reviews: 126 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/18/2005 - Published: 2/21/2005
Beads and Velvet by Sirion of Wales reviews
Who is the man? And who is the maid? One lives in sunlight, the other in shade. Please R&R
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 332 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/9/2005
Various Rants About Fantasy Fiction by Morcar reviews
My own fairly unique brand of sarcasm and superciliousness. A mixture of essays and rants about the more annoying aspects of Fantasy Fiction
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,995 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 5/28/2004 - Published: 10/18/2003
Grief by tespep reviews
A different look on grief.
Fiction: Biography - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 555 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/4/2004
Cassie by Namir Swiftpaw reviews
Someone screamed inside me last night. I wish I could remember what made her so upset...
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 142 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 7 - Published: 3/24/2004
The Journey to Malphi by Soul of Frodo reviews
An elf and a human (...) on a simple journey from Point A to Point B. Did I say simple? Well, it would have been without the dragon and the marsh and the monster, and that was the EASY part... 4/?
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,521 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 4 - Updated: 8/4/2003 - Published: 7/28/2003
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The Interrogation reviews
He needed her help, she was out of reach. Struggling to hold on, to maintain a connection, any connection. An interrogation with no faces. Script for a short movie.
Fiction: Play - Rated: K+ - English - Suspense/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 519 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/2/2006 - Complete
Secular Humanism Vs Christianity reviews
Which school of thought offers more hope for future generations? A discussion. Written for my Religious, Moral & Philosophical Studies Class
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,443 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 4 - Published: 4/28/2006 - Complete
Opidan A Brief History reviews
A history of the country of Opidan, in which my main story, The Tempest Team, is based. Still a rough copy, and so changes are highly possible in future as my story develops.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,427 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/1/2006 - Complete
The Tempest Team: Times Of Trial reviews
Being a team of government hired superheroes is harder than it seems. Especially with ambiguous deliverymen, rivalry within the group, dangerous new foes, and a leader to whom sliced bread is a revolutionary new idea... (COMPLETE)
Fiction: Action - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 9 - Words: 32,787 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 2/10/2006 - Published: 12/9/2005
New Year, New Hope, New Pain reviews
A window into World War Two. What does Hogmanay New Years Eve bring for a young woman living in Clydebank during the blitz?
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,903 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 1/1/2006 - Complete
The Tempest Team 01: The Coming Storm reviews
You want action? You want danger? You want excitement? Join the adventures of the Super Hero protectors of Opidan City. If travellers from other dimensions, mermaids, aliens and government conspiracies are what you crave, then read on! (COMPLETE)
Fiction: Action - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 7 - Words: 19,106 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 12/2/2005 - Published: 11/11/2005