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Joined 01-08-05, id: 453534, Profile Updated: 07-31-13
Author has written 12 stories for Romance.

Hey guys...

So, I'm spaghetti, an Italian-French Canadian grad student in my mid 20's. Also, I am a made of awesome nerdfighter and a third-wave feminist. Yayz!

Those of you who were around in my Animal Crackers days may have noticed that I went missing for a while. I was getting frustrated by the long time it took me to finish a chapter for updating (I find it difficult to work on the same story for too long a period of time at once) so I decided to never post until I had completely finished the story. Which didn't go so well for me. Then I discovered the wonderful world of one-shots! So there are definitely more of those coming your way.

Check out my writing, and I would definitely love to hear from you in a review!

Baci,
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31 July 2013: Well, hello there! If you're here because of SKoW, then welcome to my humble abode, feel free to read and know that I love getting reviews! If you're here because you already loved me, OH MY GOD YOU GUYS I GOT NOMINATED FOR A SKOW AWARD for best breakout author! You might notice I haven't published anything in over a year... unfortunately, I finished grad school and have been dealing with periods of hectic work and periods of depressing unemployment. So my muse hasn't been around much lately. However, maybe this is the boost I need to get my creativity juices flowing again...

Anyway, for new readers, a quick guide to my connected one-shots:

  1. Single Hottest Thing
  2. Internerdial Dating
  3. untitled forthcoming one-shot
  4. untitled forthcoming one-shot
  5. untitled forthcoming one-shot

Now, the first two are pretty stand-alone, but some of the later ones might make more sense with backstory. When I was quite young, I wrote my epic novel, Of Love and Animal Crackers, which centres on a group of friends who go to a gifted high school. I always intended to write a sequel and never did, and then several years later once I'd gotten into my one-shot writing groove, some of the characters whose fates I had planned to deal with in the sequel showed up and haunted me until I gave them their own one-shots. Picky! Anyway, I'm about as embarrassed of Animal Crackers as anyone can be of their teenage writing. So, I would not suggest reading it (unless I ever get around to a re-write). If you're planning to read the connected one-shots and want some background, here's a brief cast of characters:

  • Elaine: loves romance novels, hates her perfect sister, likes the cool kid in school, definitely doesn't like Kevin. [referenced in Internerdial Dating]
  • Kevin: likes Elaine. And politics. But not tzatziki. [referenced in Internerdial Dating]
  • Spring: Elaine's best friend. Her parents are divorced, and she's coping by being Very Practical and having a sense of humour.
  • Steve: gets his nose into everyone's problems. Also is the dungeonmaster on D&D nights because his parents are compensating. [briefly appears in Internerdial Dating]
  • Nella: loves to sing, hates Steve. (a lot). (like, really). (like, you don't understand how much she hates him). (and NO, he is not CUTE, what are you TALKING about).
  • Krista: gamer girl extraordinaire. Will kick your geek ass if you try to flirt with her. [obliquely referenced in Single Hottest Thing]
  • Gavin: Kevin's best friend. Computer geek of probably Russian descent. Unhealthily obsessed with Krista. [appears in Single Hottest Thing, Internerdial Dating]
  • Sandy: Steve's girlfriend, and the only person who can't tell that Steve has a crush on someone else. Until he CRUSHES HER SOUL. [appears in Internerdial Dating]
  • (okay, now that I write this, it sound a lot more interesting, and I may actually do a re-write.)

    PEACE!

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    Letters from a toothpick fiend by Plinky reviews
    Sophia, 17, mad as a demented bucket, writes a bunch of thoughts and sends them to a random address, because ... well, just because. What happens, though, when someone writes back? And who's the hot new guy at school?
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 86,688 - Reviews: 1531 - Favs: 458 - Follows: 163 - Updated: 8/25/2006 - Published: 11/7/2005
    Quandaries of a Quirky Romantic by Secretive reviews
    She's a hopeless romantic that is terrified of falling in love. Quirky? You have no idea... He's misunderstood purposely so and has a past. A dark one. So...what happens when their small town matchmaker decides they're destined for each other?
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 113,930 - Reviews: 1866 - Favs: 1,503 - Follows: 199 - Updated: 8/21/2006 - Published: 9/13/2004 - Complete
    When You Own the Universe by Secretive reviews
    He’s perceived as a spoiled rich kid that always gets what he wants. She’s seen as a cynical loner with an anger issue. But neither are truly what they seem what happens when they begin to notice this? What happens when he “buys” her for a week?
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 112,384 - Reviews: 3610 - Favs: 3,305 - Follows: 328 - Updated: 3/25/2006 - Published: 10/16/2003 - Complete
    To Become a Suitable Heroine by pixy-dizzy reviews
    Win the Heroine Contest and you can win the Prince's hand in marriage. Unfortunately for all those wannabe-heroines, the prince has other plans. So does our particular heroine. NOW COMPLETE
    Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Parody/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 96,469 - Reviews: 1411 - Favs: 970 - Follows: 92 - Updated: 8/11/2005 - Published: 12/6/2003 - Complete
    How to Successfully Complete a Successful Story! by glitterjewele reviews
    Can’t manage to finish the stories you start? Contracted writer’s block? Need a little help with summaries? Stop dodging flying vegetables. This is for you.
    Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,843 - Reviews: 345 - Favs: 961 - Follows: 49 - Published: 9/29/2004
    Four Sisters by Random Acts of Authorship reviews
    The story of Faith, Grace, Hope and Charity. After their father dies and a cousin inherits their home, the need to make a good marriage to a wealthy man is paramount. But the girls have their own ideas about love. WIP INDEFINITELY ON HOLD
    Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 55,182 - Reviews: 397 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 3/21/2004 - Published: 8/24/2002
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    Thorn in My Side reviews
    They antagonize each other, plain and simple. They bicker and they fight and they push each other's buttons. And damn if they don't enjoy it. One-shot.
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,261 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/28/2012 - Complete
    All Yours reviews
    All Liv wants to do is work her shifts at the campus library in peace. But no, Smart-Ass Sawyer has to show up, with his rude comments and his stalkerish persistence! And why, oh why, does Liv have butterflies in her stomach? One-shot.
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,958 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/2/2011 - Complete
    Internerdial Dating reviews
    Grad school, weirdo ex-boyfriends, continual failure to buy proper groceries... Sandra Brown had enough problems BEFORE the blue-haired stranger in the DFTBA shirt walked into her life and refused to leave. One-shot.
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,789 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 30 - Published: 9/11/2011 - Complete
    Don't be such a cake about it reviews
    May 2-4 weekend - lots of beer. Victoria Day weekend - lots of bagpipes. Together - lots of trouble for hungover Sonja and the cute neighbour she's been trying to avoid. One-shot.
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,454 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/23/2011 - Complete
    Single Hottest Thing reviews
    Waking up in bed with a smokin' hot gamer known only as the Russian who seems to want more than the physical... what's a commitment-phobic gender studies major to do but run? One-shot. Sexual situations, non-graphic.
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,278 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/17/2011 - Complete
    Call it Survival Instinct reviews
    It's holy-crap cold, and that isn't something Nia does well. Maybe her hot-but-jerky neighbour can give her a hand with that? "Are you crazy? For all I know you might tie me up and chop off my head with your axe and steal the contents of my purse." onesho
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,957 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/10/2011 - Complete
    Unexpected reviews
    Unexpected in more ways than one! Ducking into a book store to avoid a sudden summer storm might end up being more exciting than you'd anticipate, especially if there's a cute and grumpy boy running the cash. One-shot.
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,744 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/24/2010 - Complete
    Summer of LOVE reviews
    The staff at Lakeshore Manor Heritage House fall, slowly but surely, into sexual frustration--er, I mean, love. Four-shot. Part four: "You might want to put on a shirt. And also pants. I feel like this is a conversation that requires being fully clothed."
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 27,277 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 10/20/2009 - Published: 7/23/2009 - Complete
    The Shoes reviews
    Shoes. Lust. Hockey. PoliSci midterms. Shoes. How one guy is vanquished by a really awesome pair of pumps. One-shot.
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,737 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/30/2009 - Complete
    Morning After reviews
    So, about last night..." The morning after, two friends meet up in a coffee shop to make some very important decisions, in light of various stupid ones.
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,033 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/17/2009 - Complete
    Supporting Cast reviews
    They've always been supporting actors, their lives a mere subplot to those of their best friends. Why should their love lives be any different? One-shot.
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,724 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/3/2009 - Complete
    Of Love and Animal Crackers reviews
    Elaine is fifteen years old and intellectually gifted. To escape her moderately dissatisfying life, she spends most of her time in a dream world. But is it really all she thinks? Can Kevin make her see the truth? Please R&R!
    Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 24,335 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 14 - Updated: 7/9/2006 - Published: 6/24/2005