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Joined 09-11-05, id: 493853
Author has written 5 stories for Fantasy, Essay, and Historical.

Curious, are you? Well, since it's an ingrained part of human nature to enjoy talking about one's self, I guess I can accept that. Not that there's too much to talk about. I'm just your average, neurotic eighteen-year-old, at least most of the time. And no, I'm really not just using the word 'neurotic' to be dramatic. I really am neurotic. And weird. And occasionally incapable of using complete sentences.

But you've made it this far, so apparently there's some value to honesty. Aside from my obsession with the written word (it's my comfort not-food, along with any and all Joni Mitchell music), I'm... well...

Okay, yes, I'm obsessed with writing. Well, story telling, really. It can be a novel, an epic poem, a couplet, a song on the radio, a painting, a short story, a musical, a skit, a comic, a movie, an interpretive dance, a play a la Shakespeare - heck, I've even found a couple of decent television shows. Any medium that conveys a compelling story is my safe haven. So I guess that's the essence of me, really: I'm an escapist.

I'm a college freshman, vegetarian, Aries, fire-and-earth according to my Wiccan roomie, very liberal and accepting (so long's you don't try to shove your belief system down my throat), moon-worshipper, astronomy/band geek, English major, procrastinator, naive, zany, occasionally deep, poetic, loving, cautious, redhead, flower child.

And for the love of whatever deity/ethical system you hold dear, click that little maroon link that reads 'one.' I promise you won't regret it.

please feed the writer.

coming soon:
The Idiot's Guide to Literary Allusions
Shy, quirky Marcy Evans is what one could call an acquired taste - and much to both their dismay, I'm-too-cool-for-school Sam has always had a refined palette.
Featuring dares, fuzzy slippers, hellish professors, collegiate drama, frats, animal crackers, Joni Mitchell, a river in Egypt, and much, much more.
Maybe even a little love.


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Operation BMG: The New World by camry maxwell reviews
Andrea Maxwell has to protect Nicholas "Neo" Parker with her life. However, when characters other than hit-men and rabid fans make themselves known, she realizes that the repercussions of her mission may very well change the face of the world - literally.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,365 - Reviews: 1223 - Favs: 398 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 4/16/2009 - Published: 1/11/2003
The Bleeding Diamonds by Paul Marsz reviews
Work-in-progress fantasy novel about two children of a Revolution and how they step up when the world's in peril, all that jazz.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 18 - Words: 48,091 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 12 - Updated: 9/10/2006 - Published: 8/11/2004
Me and Jack by Paul Marsz reviews
four AM stargazing taken while under the influence of kerouac
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 221 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Published: 9/4/2006
Double Edged Swords by ice flyer reviews
She's a spy for two countries; she's in the middle of an international crisis; she's trying to prevent civil war...basically, she's up to her eyeballs in trouble and...romance? COMPLETE!
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 33 - Words: 91,137 - Reviews: 774 - Favs: 169 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 4/16/2006 - Published: 6/30/2005
Passion in the Depths by Clodhopper reviews
An ensuing war, a kindhearted peasant, an unlikely marriage, a sorcerer king, a hostile takeover, a rebellion leader, and a secret army are all tied to the Fate of a young slave who is now on the run.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 28 - Words: 76,959 - Reviews: 883 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 3/11/2006 - Published: 6/28/2005
Chocolate and Cigarettes by hisgirlfriday reviews
Me, and my inability to write. Homage to the Last Living Romantics...
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 724 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/28/2005
Bringing Down Heaven by your guilty pleasure reviews
This really has nothing to do with christianity it just happened to work itself to look that way. anyways this is my pride and joy Read it and you'll understand why
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 379 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/18/2005
Hourglass by spicketstill reviews
“He was tall, buff, and wearing something totally messed up, and I was skinny, crouching, and wearing nothing at all.” Rather antisocial girl, living with unmarried mother and crazy old grandpa, unearths odd relic from box and plays with it. Bad idea.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,823 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 9/12/2005 - Published: 9/10/2005
Green Wednesday by Paul Marsz reviews
This was written the day of callbacks for a high school musical. Any theater nerd will identify with the sheer idiocy of the competitiveness that pervades the area - especially when you're leaving for college and can't afford to lose friendships that way.
Poetry: General - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 469 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/3/2005
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: 1477 - Favs: 1,115 - Follows: 168 - Updated: 8/11/2005 - Published: 12/6/2003 - Complete
The Sky Is Black on the Other Side by Sye Tuazon reviews
The first installment. Delve into the Deep Black.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Supernatural - Chapters: 4 - Words: 1,466 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 7/8/2005 - Published: 5/1/2004
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Kalum's Fire reviews
In the long-suffering country of Sjever, a young woman realizes that all curses need not have dire consequences... Written for the Fools' Duel Weekly Challenge on YWS.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,149 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 8/4/2006
Mea Culpa reviews
Shy Charlotte has always been content living in her sister Madeleine's shadow; but with the onset of war with France, an unlikely friendship with the brother of a tyrant, and an arranged marriage to a man infatuated with Mattie, that's about to change.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,319 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 3/4/2006 - Published: 3/3/2006
Barrowthief reviews
An ancient evil has risen in Roydene, and only the spoiled king can stop him- with a little help from the unwilling champions of the gods. But how much assistance can a sarcastic thief, a timid priest, a bitter princess, and a hero in the making offer?
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,870 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/10/2006
Feather and Stone reviews
"Fate works, unknown." Seventeen years after the Year of the Prophecy, a demure (but unlucky) Sewardian maiden and an unorthodox magical prodigy struggle to not only accept their fates, but survive them.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 9 - Words: 33,678 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 10 - Updated: 2/8/2006 - Published: 9/24/2005
Dante Never Mentioned This! reviews
Ridiculously short little rant about the death of the English language, written to amuse my favorite librarian on a particularly tough day. Rated for (very, very) brief language. HONK IF YOU LOVE REVIEWS!
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 169 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 3 - Published: 10/27/2005