Maibe Josie
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Joined 08-12-02, id: 251444
Author has written 7 stories for Romance, General, General, and Play.

You can call me

Josie, but I mostly sign my reviews and anything else as MJ (Maibe Josie). I'm a former film student and an avid writer. I love to write. Sometimes I go through serious bouts of writer's block but for the most part I find my way back. I'm also an artist, a musician, and a girl. I love to make movies, I love to work with others on scripts, and for the most part, I try to push myself to reach past my potential. I'm a loyal son of a bitch and I'm not afraid to admit it. You mess with my friends and family, you mess with me...

Why I'm HERE:

I love to read, and I most certainly love to write. I try my best to finish what I start, sometimes it's harder than you can imagine, with crazy bouts of writer's block and no time, or too much time and not enough inspiration.

I'm an avid reader and reviewer. I don't always review right away. Sometimes I need a little time to let a story sink in. Or if I think that a writer could use some improvement and some constructive criticism I'll be there with my fingers on the keyboard ready to give my opinion. I love to see writer's improve, and some and many on here know that and I would rather see a writer work to improve than ignore not just mine but critiques from other and I'm not shy of telling someone what I think or if an idea totally just sucks, Don't hate on reviewers that are right.

I Highly Dislike:

Poor grammar, and people who don't know how to leave/take reviews.

Poor Grammar? I think it speaks for it's self. Majority of the time spell check picks them up (spell check = best friend if you
don't have a beta reader) it's understandable if you spell the word right but use the wrong one, i.e. their, there, they're (I do it too
sometimes, and spell check doesn't pick it up, it's a pain, I know, believe me!) I'm honestly not a nazi about it unless a majority of a
fic is grammatical errors, cluttered with spelling mistakes, and just terrible formatting. I only care when it's completely obvious you
didn't try to fix mistakes, I'm human even my quick read throughs after writing for what seems like an eternity. Honestly, just try your best to pick up what you can to make it presentable, or get a beta.

Reviews...I love giving and recieving constructive criticism. Don't hate on a review that tries to help you fix your story, take the time to apply it rather than ignoring it because you think someone "dissed" your story. They wouldn't have left a review if they didn't like it or, or wanted to see it better (even some flames are constructive, try asking WHY they didn't like it. If they give you a piss poor answer, ignore them, they're obviously ignorant and have personal issues...) I love recieving constructive reviews. I encourage you all to leave me thoughts on what I've written. Even get down and serious with them, let me know how you're connecting with the story... on a side note I ignore reviews that look like this: "OmG!1 i LyKe So LuV uR sToRy!1 pLz UpDaTe !" or anything of the variety, they do
nothing to help. Sometimes I don't even leave reviews, I just read. Sometimes I have nothing to say...

Current Project(s):

Tumble Dry Low: (currently a work in progress) Estrella, aspiring journalist at Emerson, and Jackson, a music major at Berklee, stumble upon each other in a 24/hr Laundry Mat in Boston. Constant meetings and with a little pressure from Jackson's bandmate's and Estrella's best friend, Casey will they get their act together?


I write FAN FICTION stuff too, it's over on the sister site () and I write under the name Maibe Josie over there as well
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Your Definition of Love by gum is yum reviews
Jaelynn Simmons asks Bryce, her brother’s best friend, to help her become popular to get Adam’s attention. Why? Well, she’s been in love with Adam for forever, she’s tired of watching from the sidelines, and she's willing to do whatever it takes.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 62,869 - Reviews: 1171 - Favs: 962 - Follows: 757 - Updated: 7/28/2008 - Published: 4/4/2005
He Punks Me Not by Slideshow reviews
I'll chase and stalk him until he is mine. I'm pretty determined. Unfortunately his best friend thinks my existence is pointless and I'm unworthy. And, well, he's pretty damn determined too. / Left up just for comparison with my writing then and now.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 165,111 - Reviews: 4213 - Favs: 2,526 - Follows: 236 - Updated: 6/1/2006 - Published: 10/9/2003 - Complete
Angie by SpaceCadet87 reviews
She lives in Chicago and swears like a sailor. Her life is going nowhere. Sometimes you can't always get what you want, but you might get what you need..Caution: Strong Language. RnR please and thank you
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 17 - Words: 48,719 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 3/31/2006 - Published: 10/21/2005
Crystal Moments by Matriaya reviews
Plain old Molly Michaels had never been the object of much attention. When she befriends Nick Landon, the president’s son who has spent a fair amount of his life in the spotlight, she learns what it means to be in love.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 44,071 - Reviews: 279 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 5/1/2005 - Published: 10/26/2003
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Tumble Dry Low reviews
Laundry, two ex boyfriends, and one really hot laundry buddy. What on earth am I getting myself into?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 11,664 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 5/4/2007 - Published: 7/25/2006
6:30 AM reviews
based on Derek Sampson's story of the same title. A boy rushes to meet his girlfriend before she moves away...
Fiction: Play - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 907 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/9/2006
Deadend reviews
Jeremiah Carmichael is hitching a ride home with his sister and her best friend. Is there more going on than meets the eye?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,966 - Reviews: 1 - Updated: 4/7/2006 - Published: 2/28/2006
Sweet Surrender Series reviews
Variety of poems from my little black notebook...ranging from angst to lusty goodness
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 2,720 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 1/26/2006 - Published: 10/20/2005
A bus, An Angel, and a Sheriff reviews
An angel is watching over her charge in human disguise and tries to help him pull the thorn out... one shot fic, read it and love it
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Romance/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,284 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 11/15/2004 - Published: 5/3/2004
bye Dylan reviews
a one shot short about remembering
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 996 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/24/2004
the Perfect Fortune reviews
a short ficlet about a girl searching for the perfect fortune and finds it in her best friend
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,741 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/24/2004