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Joined 10-09-06, id: 543113, Profile Updated: 10-01-13
Author has written 5 stories for Fantasy, General, General, and Mystery.

Hello! You can call me Niek. I promise, I am not writing myself in as a character in my book. She's an entity all her own. I've just always used the name as my internet alias. I guess to prove it, a little info about myself is in order.

I'm an English Major, though I'm currently taking a little break from school to get my affairs in order. I'm a lover of the Enlightenment all the way through to the Victorian era. Big chunk of time, I know. I use to write every day, mainly in the form of online roleplays, but I stopped and so did my story writing. But now, I'm back and updating regularly. At least once a week, but sometimes multiple times a week. I mostly do fantasy, but short stories and poetry can be about nearly anything.

I'm also a huge gamer and right now, I'm playing something called League of Legends when I'm not writing. It's a great online, free to play, PVP, team game. If you're interested in checking it out, here's a link.


I also wanted to also take a moment to point out my wonderful cover for The Keeper Chronicles. I did not make it, but with the author's permission I use this image and I just wanted to share her wonderful gallery as thanks. Keep in mind, though, the the picture is not directly affiliated with my story. The link is below.


The Keeper Chronicles

This was originally going to be a rewrite of a short story from high school. I was going to rewrite it and make it about the futility of the gods and how, even in the most perverse situations, no amount of praying will help you. You have to be the person to help yourself. But, as I started to write it, I felt a unique opportunity. Niek has been a character in my head for years and I decided to use this as a vehicle for her introduction. The accidental negative side effect is that Niek is an entirely fleshed out person that I could drop into any situation and know what she would. Because Velry was originally going to be a throw away character, I don't have a good handle on her yet.

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Holy the Dark by lookingwest reviews
INSIWB revision. 2013 SKoW nominated for Best Het and Most Creative Plot.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 24 - Reviews: 455 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 59 - Updated: 5/10/2014 - Published: 1/20/2013
Silver Trail by Mwomnom reviews
This is a story about many, many worlds. A tale that takes you to realms of wonder and magic, where eagles fly alongside dragons, mankind runs side by side with beasts and shadows lurk in every corner. The sky is the limit and the ground draws the line of the horizon. And what kind of captivating story would that be without a little girl and her unfaithful guardian angel?
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 26,230 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 1/9/2014 - Published: 8/24/2013
La vie d'un Oiseau Rouge by L-Traduction reviews
Traduction du one-shot "The Life of a Redbird", de Niek. Petite histoire poétique, agréable et réfléchie. À lire de toute urgence !
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - French - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,460 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/12/2013 - Complete
Finding Eden by Kanshisha no Yume reviews
Julia Cross has always been an outcast at her school. A dare, however, sends her to spend the night in a haunted castle located in the British countryside. What she finds there will test everything she ever believed about the supernatural and even herself
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: M - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 55 - Words: 733,336 - Reviews: 313 - Favs: 187 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 11/26/2012 - Published: 7/8/2008
The House of Daria Vane by Bitter Irony reviews
When a 'For Sale' sign goes up in the yard across the street, one girl is caught up in a mess of grisly murders, strange creatures, and eternal youth. And everything centers on one woman and her house...
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Horror/Suspense - Chapters: 14 - Words: 25,620 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 5/13/2010 - Published: 8/18/2006 - Complete
Memento Vivere by Rizzy reviews
Laurence, a serial killer had weaved himself to her so intricately that Violet couldn’t bring herself to merely forget that he was a son of Hades, a child of Night, a vampire she had read so much about.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 21,830 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 6/5/2009 - Published: 6/17/2008
The Needle's Eye by Lani Lenore reviews
An old tale tells of a castle on an island. A lord summoned maidens in order to find wives for his three sons. The girls went. None returned. Years later, three girls learn the grisly truth, succumbing to a curse more terrible than their darkest fancies.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Supernatural - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,396 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 3/31/2009 - Published: 3/16/2009
Illusions of Grandiose by Alysia Rosette reviews
Open your as the sands of time fall and the pendulum illusion...a grand illusion.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 276 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/4/2009 - Complete
The Last Broadcast by Chance J reviews
Is anyone out there? No, of course not. I’ve been talking to myself for days. Sometimes I hear other voices, but I don’t like the other voices. They sound too much like the bodies in the corner, or the dead ones outside. The ones that won't stay dead
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,073 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/11/2009 - Complete
RED Generation by Cera-L-Hendry reviews
You can't scream if you have no voice... Lucian is a young vampire with a terrible lack of control over his bloodlust. Lisa is a mute who lost her vocal cords to cancer. Love has a strange way of entering your life as soon as you let your guard down.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 19 - Words: 62,822 - Reviews: 223 - Favs: 213 - Follows: 99 - Updated: 10/20/2008 - Published: 7/30/2007 - Complete
Her by Sing It Johnny reviews
It was loud and painful and so quick, a flash of metal, a scream and a screech and the smell of burned rubber, and then everything was lights and blurred colors like a Van Gogh painting too close, just daubs and smears and nothing made sense anymore...
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 958 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/20/2008 - Complete
Joining You by BloodyBaroness reviews
She hadn't believed him when he told her where he'd come from. Nothing mattered anymore now...loving him was too painful...just one step forward and all would be over. ONESHOT.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,629 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/22/2008 - Complete
Lyrical Lie by AliceRose27 reviews
Take a trip down the rabbit hole and enter the strange world called wonderland, but be careful of the dangers that await you there
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 287 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Published: 11/29/2007 - Complete
Winged by In.the.Wardrobe reviews
We landed on the grass near the forest, his arms still tight around me. His breath had been hot on my cheeks. “Lucan”, he had said. “My name is Lucan”. And then he flew away. [COMPLETE]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Drama/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 18 - Words: 69,953 - Reviews: 384 - Favs: 456 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 8/16/2007 - Published: 11/1/2006 - Complete
Sweet Nothings by Rizzy reviews
ONE SHOT. Monsters of lore stayed in nightmares, under children’s beds, inside children’s closets, but this monster, these vampires had always been a fascination to her kind, their existence romanticized. PREQUEL to MEMENTO VIVERE.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,272 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/10/2007 - Complete
Butterfly by Pheobe Meryll reviews
A young girl, taken as a slave after being maimed by enemy forces, finds herself involved in a war necessary for the freedom of an oppressed people. A story of lost hope & redemption...COMPLETE
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 27,390 - Reviews: 181 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 1/7/2006 - Published: 8/17/2005
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The Keeper Chronicles: Hunt for the Blood Queen reviews
Everything hangs in the balance when a six hundred year old spirit makes it her mission to possess Emperor Cyne. All Velry wanted was to go home and forget the tortures of the last year, but with Niek, a Keeper born with necromantic powers, the two must fight their way through a crazed religious order and a horde of undead pawns in order to stop the Blood Queen's mad plan.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 16 - Words: 47,616 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/1/2013 - Published: 9/2/2013
Storm Prophecy
Rain falls in crosshatch across the lamp lit sky, splattering the asphalt ground with splashes of reflected light. I look at the sketchbook in my hand and trace the penciled rain and smudged glow. It was shit. I let to book fly onto the muddy grass and soak up the crosshatch.
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 1,466 - Updated: 9/17/2013 - Published: 9/4/2013
The Life of a Redbird
His tiny body looked so frail and hopeless, lying on the cold ground. Little Etli cried, already regretting being the one to rip the thrumming life from his small frame.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,913 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/6/2013 - Complete
Dinner Guests reviews
They keep coming. They never stop. Who exactly are they? Silence invading, Tear erupted, Giggle breaking down... It never stops. Make it stop. Make the visitors stop.
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: K+ - English - Suspense/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,640 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/6/2013 - Complete
Eight Hundred and Forty Nine Days Ago reviews
Eight hundred and forty nine days ago, my Dad took me Leopold's on Broughton. We sat in our normal metal chairs, talked about the number of shops we passed, how many cars had their windows rolled down, and about the universe. Just like every Thursday evening, I had Honey Almond & Butter cream and he had... a heart attack.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,558 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/3/2013 - Complete