S. J. Wintering
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Joined 12-06-07, id: 591524, Profile Updated: 08-28-13
Author has written 5 stories for Historical, and General.

Hi there!

I'm a 21-year-old who is convinced that her soul is yet older, and my hobbies consist mainly of writing, drawing/painting, reading, playing/watching tennis, and making plans that are too sensational for me to achieve in this world. In short, my life plan is "Someday."

A little trivia about myself: I'm trilingual (Polish, French, English), I'm quiet but not shy, I'm brooding but not insane, and I have a lifelong love affair with art!

Favourite Quotes:

"I can do whatever I want, I'm eccentric!"

-John Cleese

“How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.”

“Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.”

“If you can speak what you will never hear, if you can write what you will never read, you have done rare things."

-Henry David Thoreau

Favourite Books - so far: Jane Eyre, The Professor, Emma, Mansfield Park, The Woman in White, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Madame Bovary, The Portrait of a Lady, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Thirteenth Tale, Great Expectations, North and South, An Ideal Husband, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Revolutionary Road, Walden, Middlesex, Interview with the Vampire, Lolita, American Gods, Good Omens, Neverwhere, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Chronicles of Narnia.

Favourite Artists: Edgar Degas, John Singer Sargent, Edouard Manet, Paul Cezanne, Caspar David Friedrich, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, van Eyck, Rembrandt, Michelangelo Caravaggio, El Greco, Giovanni Boldini, Jerzy Nowosielski, Eugeniusz (Get) Stankiewicz, Albrecht Durer, David Blackwood, Kathe Kollwitz and Malcolm T. Liepke.

Favourite Musicians: The Beatles, Mumford & Sons, Edith Piaf, Simon and Garfunkel, Frederic Chopin, Ennio Moriconne, Vivaldi, Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Camille Saint-Saens, Danny Elfman, Enya, Pink Floyd, Loreena Mckennitt, Daft Punk, Joe Dassin, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes, The XX, and Haim.

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The Merchant's Daughter by Jackaroe reviews
Jeanie is the plain & proper daughter of an English merchant; but all plainness & propriety are abandoned when her stepsister's fiancé, a boy she secretly loves herself, is pressed into the navy and Jeanie herself resolves, alone, to bring him back.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 33 - Words: 159,417 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 12/31/2012 - Published: 5/23/2006
Defining by Written reviews
-ONESHOT- Is Leila anorexic or isn't she? It's just a matter of definition.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Spiritual/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,780 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/4/2010 - Published: 10/13/2008 - Complete
Brocade by The Persnickety One reviews
1885, England. A scholar must leave Cambridge, due to the burden of debt. By chance, he meets the dean's wife on the streets, who takes a great liking to him. He will be cared for financially; all in exchange for "one small favor" which may undo them both
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,058 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12/8/2009 - Published: 12/1/2009
Madonna Falling by A G Moore reviews
A young woman finds someone unlike her expectations of artists when asked to model for a Madonna and Child - a soft-spoken, devout man, whose promises of protecting her virtue do not sound so empty. Complete summary in profile.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,605 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 9/3/2009 - Published: 9/2/2009
The Howling Caves of Tresilian Bay by Vivaldia reviews
A ghostly romance, set in 16th century coastal Wales.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 18,111 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 4/15/2009 - Published: 1/25/2009 - Complete
Verity Fair: a Regency romance in 10 chapters by Jean Clement reviews
A young girl is taken to Bath by her aunt and uncle, obliged to find herself a fiancé with an income of at least 5,000 pounds per annum to his name. Unfortunately, on dark and rainy nights, the public stage is not always a safe conveyance...
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 10 - Words: 14,468 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 2/1/2009 - Published: 1/29/2009 - Complete
Murder At Millers Court by M.J. Siciliano reviews
A short theatrical script based on a popular theory of Jack the Ripper. When the royal throne faces a potential uprising - blackmail from a common prostitute - a conspiratorial gathering leads to the creation of the world's most infamous serial killer.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Horror/Crime - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,850 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/28/2009 - Complete
En Plein Air by A G Moore reviews
After Frédéric Bazille is killed on a battlefield during the Franco-Prussian war, he recollects his relationship with Pierre-Auguste Renoir, his closest friend. One-shot.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,569 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/1/2008 - Complete
Pirate by Eldonyx reviews
Dans le grenier de ses grands parents, une jeune fille découvre le journal de son ancêtre, qui fut une pirate au début du 18e siècle. Venez découvrir l'histoire insolite d'Amélie Laliberté, de la France aux Antilles et des Antilles à la Nouvelle France.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K+ - French - Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 11,867 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 2/13/2008 - Published: 2/3/2008
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Better than Byron reviews
REGENCY England. Edgar is a man with a past. Margaret is the woman who gives him the possibility of a future. He is said to be as bad as Byron, but some believe that he is not yet beyond aid.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,400 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 11/17/2013 - Published: 7/20/2009
An Imperfect Ideal reviews
The hot and cold relationship of an artist and his muse. She is mysteriously recruited to work for him while he fights his dual nature, trying to maintain two women in his life. She is his imperfect ideal, and immortalises her through his medium.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 6 - Words: 12,918 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 6/11/2013 - Published: 9/18/2009 - Complete
Black Butterfly reviews
The fading memories of a dying Victorian boy...
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 213 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/10/2011 - Complete
Dressed in Black reviews
1862:Catherine's father has just but died, and the kindness of an old friend brings her to his manor in Cambridge. She has been tormented by death and social restraint, and realises that boundaries between fantasy and reality are not what she had thought.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 68,208 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 4/27/2009 - Published: 11/2/2008 - Complete
Imitative reviews
This is a piece I wrote for my Writer's Craft class, and which got very positive feedback. I imitated Jane Austen's style and content and have made it as authentic as was in my power. Sorry for the lack of title.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,457 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/21/2009 - Complete
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