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Joined 08-28-11, id: 796490, Profile Updated: 09-17-14
Author has written 20 stories for Romance, Life, General, and Fantasy.

Long time, no see. Or rather, no update. Hey there, I'm Sarah, you'll find the usual generic information at the bottom of my profile. What you're reading right now - yes right at this second - the words that are currently flowing across your field of vision, are my latest news. As you might know I've start university this year, and since then have become very, very busy. I also recently suffered from a bout of plagiarism which has put me off a little, but not enough to take my stories offline and away from you lovelies. Currently I'm working on a novel that I would actually intend to publish. Something that was never a plan for Dared to Love. Sorry, for those of you who really like the story, I'm afraid it's going to be on hiatus for a long time, as it's just not at the top of my priorities. However, hopefully you'll be able to buy my published work someday, hopefully in the form of the book I'm currently working on. Thank you for all your reviews, feedback and support. Your words have meant the world to me and are what have kept me going and growing as a writer. You guys rock!

And with that news out of the way, here is my generic profile info:

Hey there, I'm Atramento (No duh) and I'm made of sugar, spice and all things nice. I'm here because I love to write and I'm guessing you're here because you're interested in knowing something about me. Well here goes...

My real name is Sarah, I live in New Zealand and I love it, although I'm half American as well. I have brown hair, blue-grey eyes, pale skin and more freckles than there are stars. I'm also highly sarcastic, I graduated procrastination at the top of my class and I have a healthy respect for irony. Romance is my favourite genre to write though lately I seem to have been getting into deep and meaningful life genres too. My great loves are reading, writing, mythology and chocolate. I enjoy laughing like an idiot and making other people laugh like idiots. I also despise tragic endings, with the odd exception. The most important thing about me is that I'm a Christian and I love God, my family and my friends more than anything. Still, I’d be the first to admit that I’m far from anything resembling perfect. I’m just a kiwi gal trying to create her own sense of snazz. Someday I’d like to be an author but I’m realistic enough to understand that very few people can support themselves on that alone (at least in NZ) and first I’m going to have to get a job. I’d prefer something in the English or Classics lines…but who knows? Someday I may be famous for making nachos a dependant food source. (If you read Dared to Love you’ll get that one).

If you read my work, THANK YOU. If you review my work I LOVE YOU. And if you find a way to end child suffering, bring about world peace or make people in Cinemas turn their phones off YOU ARE MY IDOL. Anyhoo, toddleoo!

-Atramento

P.S Check out my new website and my figment account. And I'm now on twitter! So boom, I can tweet!
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Lighthouse Charlie by Jessie L. Star - AKA star123 reviews
The first time I had kicked in the womb it had been when Max, a baby himself, had placed his hand against my mother's stomach. It had been the first, but certainly not the last, time I'd kicked him, and now suddenly he wasn't interested in a fight? Weird. **Removed and now available on Amazon and Smashwords!**
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 20 - Words: 5,068 - Reviews: 1882 - Favs: 1,644 - Follows: 690 - Updated: 2/23/2014 - Published: 2/20/2010 - Complete
Saving from Monkeys by Jessie L. Star - AKA star123 reviews
I had known Elliot Sinclair since I was 10 and never felt any compulsion to get naked with him. What could possibly have happened last night to change that? I prodded my sozzled mind for an answer, but none was forthcoming. **Removed and now available on Amazon and Smashwords!**
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 21 - Words: 4,619 - Reviews: 1520 - Favs: 1,124 - Follows: 725 - Updated: 2/23/2014 - Published: 4/3/2011 - Complete
When in Rome by SweetUnknown reviews
Fix-ups are the worst for Kate, who hasn't trusted a man since her father took off. So when the gods send her back to Ancient Rome and into the arms of a famous gladiator, she's certainly going to have something to say about it. Even if he is her soulmate
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 150,819 - Reviews: 940 - Favs: 1,727 - Follows: 681 - Updated: 9/18/2013 - Published: 3/7/2011 - Complete
There is no Prince Charming! by C.M.Ortega reviews
Jen has had it with romance. Forget dating. Forget men. Forget it! Until she finds a mysterious book. Through a series of freak events, she gets sucked in, literally. And of course, the book just happens to be a...romance! But there's a catch. Since she was sucked in, the main heroine was booted out. Now she has to find her way home or lose it all, including her heart!
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 5 - Words: 22,140 - Reviews: 422 - Favs: 404 - Follows: 136 - Updated: 8/12/2013 - Published: 9/8/2009
The Apocalypse by Weeping Duck reviews
Hannah Ayers and Jake Allen had hated each other for longer than they could remember. But when a car accident leaves Hannah with amnesia, she can’t remember him at all. Jake could use this to a nefarious advantage…or enjoy a clean slate. Tough choice.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 105,497 - Reviews: 534 - Favs: 831 - Follows: 269 - Updated: 1/18/2013 - Published: 6/30/2007 - Complete
Six Weeks With Satan by woodstock1969 reviews
It should have been the best summer ever: a six week tour with my choir through six major cities in Europe. Sounds amazing, right? I thought so too, until I remembered who was going with me: Kurt Matthews, my obnoxious, infuriating nemesis. Oh joy.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 22 - Words: 130,794 - Reviews: 1011 - Favs: 1,517 - Follows: 454 - Updated: 8/21/2012 - Published: 2/12/2007 - Complete
Thank God for Laney McNamara by jamaninja reviews
My best friend and college roommate slept with someone he shouldn't, so now I'm pretending to be his girlfriend to help him get away from his hordes of screaming fans. He owes me so big. Spin-off for Hero Complex
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 69,769 - Reviews: 208 - Favs: 153 - Follows: 221 - Updated: 1/19/2012 - Published: 10/2/2011
An Oliver Twist by Carmel March reviews
New Year's Eve - snowed in with an Irishman with a wolf grin and a gift for making me blush, cold hands, warm lips, a half-zipped dress, outdoor encounters, and the consequence of morning routines. Oh, and my mom and boyfriend are here, too. [ONESHOT]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,349 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 200 - Follows: 15 - Published: 12/31/2011 - Complete
Not a Chance by Cupid's Psyche reviews
PREVIEW ONLY. TO BE PUBLISHED. At first glance, he seemed like a straight-laced, never told a lie in his life, good guy. Just goes to show-first impressions can be dead wrong. Makayla never should have started dating him, and definitely shouldn't have started falling for him.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 24 - Words: 41,621 - Reviews: 388 - Favs: 174 - Follows: 131 - Updated: 11/27/2011 - Published: 7/8/2011
Cupid's Granddaughter by GermanSam reviews
I'm like every other person who was forced into their profession. I hate it, the hours are long, I work for my grandfather, and I'm not allowed to fall in love. Piece of cake right? *Full Summary Inside*
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 228 - Reviews: 986 - Favs: 667 - Follows: 229 - Updated: 9/17/2011 - Published: 7/7/2010 - Complete
Hero Complex by jamaninja reviews
In a fit of sudden heroism, Miriam Porter saved a little girl from certain death. But the girl turned out to be the president's daughter. So now who's going to save Miriam from falling in love with the president's sexy son? Oh, shenanigans...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 18 - Words: 80,624 - Reviews: 409 - Favs: 813 - Follows: 181 - Updated: 8/24/2011 - Published: 7/21/2011 - Complete
The Best Bits by Jessie L. Star - AKA star123 reviews
'Dear Pip, Firstly, don't freak out. I know you've just tipped four dolls' heads out onto your bed and they're probably giving you the major creeps. Bear with me, there's a point to this.' One shot, ADoR prompt.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,527 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 238 - Follows: 15 - Published: 5/21/2011 - Complete
Cat and Mouse by SweetSarah2 reviews
ONESHOT-I can't believe I'm getting blackmailed to ask the scariest boy in school on a date. At least he's gorgeous. Part of me is even excited to ask him out. But that part? Yeah, about two percent. The other ninety eight percent? Pure terror...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,168 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 194 - Follows: 18 - Published: 5/8/2011 - Complete
Confessions of a Former Chew Toy by woodstock1969 reviews
When I found out that Tully, my estranged childhood best friend, was rooming with my ex, the overly opinionated, rich tool, I knew that things were bound to get weird. I can't stand awkward situations, and my freshman year of college just became one. Joy.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 21 - Words: 98,087 - Reviews: 584 - Favs: 643 - Follows: 384 - Updated: 1/9/2011 - Published: 6/26/2008 - Complete
THE CUTTINGS: COMPLETE: Seven Minutes in Hell by writerbunny10 reviews
‘Hey, watch it, asshole!’‘Whatdid I do to you!’‘Yourhands.They're touching my thighs’‘Oh,well, excuse me,if there's barely any space in this damn closet—and I didn't touch you!’‘Yes, u did!’‘SHUT UPbefore I kiss u and makethisaREALSevenMinutesinHeaven'
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 29 - Words: 103,239 - Reviews: 643 - Favs: 552 - Follows: 207 - Updated: 9/13/2010 - Published: 6/2/2010 - Complete
Six Degrees or, Why College Is Awesome by Le Meg reviews
Six different students, six different perspectives. One weekend.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 37,281 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 200 - Follows: 20 - Published: 1/3/2010 - Complete
False Facades by Maeven reviews
Sam Westlane is the new kid in the famous all boys Crestan High School for the rich and the spoiled ... There's only one problem. Sam is a girl.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 30 - Words: 114,525 - Reviews: 7221 - Favs: 6,061 - Follows: 882 - Updated: 1/5/2009 - Published: 9/5/2003 - Complete
Won't be Home for Christmas by EruptingFender9 reviews
His eyes widened before he put his hands up defensively. 'Woah… My God, alright. I just thought you were someone I knew…' He stuck his hands in his pockets and retreated back to his white car. 'Merry Christmas,' he murmured before getting in.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,473 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 12/24/2008 - Published: 12/23/2008 - Complete
The Desk by EruptingFender9 reviews
If you want to be more specific, the writing on the desk is what really changed my life. Scribbled across the surface of that life-changing desk in the back of that history classroom was a three month conversation with a boy I’d never even met.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,078 - Reviews: 170 - Favs: 305 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 5/29/2008 - Published: 5/25/2008 - Complete
The Eleventh Annual Hide Or Die Summer Challenge by Le Meg reviews
The EAHoDSC is a long-standing tradition for Adelaide and her friends. But what happens when one of her other traditions - the delicious Charlie Harris - joins the fray? You know, besides the traditional inordinate amounts of sexual tension?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,394 - Reviews: 227 - Favs: 863 - Follows: 69 - Published: 3/28/2008 - Complete
Decision Time, Peanut by Jessie L. Star - AKA star123 reviews
Oneshot "Of course I'm crying," I said frankly, "I've been crying for months. In fact I've pretty much been crying ever since my boyfriend said 'oh and this is my brother Mac' and I thought I was having a heart attack."
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,478 - Reviews: 172 - Favs: 458 - Follows: 26 - Published: 12/8/2007 - Complete
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New York Crush reviews
Oneshot - And there you were, sitting in a smoky New York bar when you first saw him across the room. You traded looks, you begin to flirt, and there you felt it. Before things went bad and everything went south. Back before you knew each others faults and fears and flaws. Back in the beginning. That delicious little...crush (ADoR Submission)
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,150 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/18 - Complete
Glass Inferno
A collection of poems about life, love and remembering your self worth. Featuring 'Haven' 'Kings and Crowns' 'The Chaos of Ink and Burning Books' 'Pain' 'She Made a Promise' 'I Could Be' and 'A Child's Adult Decision'
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 1,405 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 4/13 - Published: 1/15/2012 - Complete
As a Matter of Fate reviews
Oneshot - Valencia Porter hasn't seen her estranged ex-flame in over a year, when Levi shows up telling her her little brother has gone missing and the Irish mob is to blame. But with stolen diamonds, snuggly payphones, hysterical girls and treacherous employees, the heat between Valencia and Levi isn't the only thing dangerous in this story... (ADoR Submission)
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,291 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 6 - Published: 12/13/2014 - Complete
Nothing In Particular reviews
Oneshot - Diane is dying. Of nothing in particular. But far more urgent and dangerous to her soul, is the terror that is writer's block. Diane has lost her ability to write. Yet one ordinary day she meets a man who gives her a different outlook on things, and lifts her soul. Who is he? Someone in particular...
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,125 - Reviews: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/17/2014 - Complete
Sandcastles reviews
Oneshot - About a friendship spanning years along the beach side, and it's untimely end. "Because in the end Jacob was like the sandcastles. So magnificent and so easily washed away."
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,667 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/23/2014 - Complete
The Lover's Kiss reviews
Oneshot - Things between them had been so fast, so passionate. After years of building between them, Seth had found the escalation from friends to lovers dizzying, and the absence of both unbearable. Because his best friend's little sister should have been off limits, but what will happen at a birthday bash brilliant enough to blow all their inhibitions away? (ADoR Submission).
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,035 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/9/2014
UniGal: Memoirs of A Troubled Teenager
Oneshot - Do you ever get angry? I mean so angry you just want to scream at the world and never stop. So angry you want to hurt someone. Badly. You want to break bone and see blood and marred flesh. Do you ever feel an anger that you force down and keep hidden, because you knew if you ever let it out people would never look at you the same way again? I never knew I was angry.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,806 - Published: 6/7/2014 - Complete
Dared to Love reviews
On hiatus - They say you can meet your soulmate anywhere, but I never thought that I'd meet mine in a bar. I thought I'd be sober when he proposed...and that he wouldn't be a complete stranger. In fact he was everything I didn't plan and more. But he was gorgeous...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 26 - Words: 131,517 - Reviews: 198 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 167 - Updated: 3/14/2014 - Published: 8/30/2011
Liberating Hayley Marshall reviews
Oneshot - Hayley was purple-streaked brown hair and mis-spelled tattoos. Hayley was tank tops and skinny jeans and chain-covered ankle boots. Hayley was sneaking in my window at seven at night and back out at one in the morning. Hayley was my best friend, my constant irritation, observation, revelation. Bad-boy, tomboy, rebel. So why was I falling for her? (ADoR Honorable Mention)!
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,423 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/1/2014 - Complete
Vagabonds reviews
Oneshot - A tale of two travelers. Of mistakes, of love and of retribution. And oh yes, it's set in Venice, Italy. (ADoR Submission)
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,859 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/14/2013 - Complete
Inevitable reviews
Oneshot - A short story about growing up, dealing with life and mental illness.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 400 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/9/2013 - Complete
There's a Dragon in my Head reviews
Oneshot - "Momma I'm too old for lullabies." He said in disdain. "Alright then. I'll tell you a story." "What kind of a story?" "A story of adventure and mystery and danger." "Are their tigers?" "Oh yes." "And snakes?" "Why certainly. There are tigers and snakes and even elephants. But you know what the most exciting creature in this story is?" "What?" "Dragons..."
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,826 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/18/2013 - Complete
How to Judge a Book by it's Cover
Oneshot - 'I had written him off unjustly as an ignorant refugee, when in fact he was a man with more spirit, courage and kindness than any I have ever known.' A short tale about taxis, prejudice, a few fiasco's and more than a few drops of coffee. Written as a narrative magazine article for English class.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,754 - Published: 8/8/2013 - Complete
Sink or Swim reviews
Oneshot - Ira has never been the most popular girl on campus. But when the ever-so-wonderful Dean Townsend invites her to the latest Bash at the Bay how could she refuse? After all, she's armed with her wit, her bikini and her Doctor Seuss quotes. What could possibly go wrong? (ADoR Submission)
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,335 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/25/2013 - Complete
The Last Mile
Oneshot - With only one last mile to go Kalah and her makeshift family have almost escaped out of Syria into Jordan. But the last mile is treacherous with hidden dangers that threaten to snatch away their dream of freedom forever. "RUN!" Adham roared. In those few seconds as I tore through the desert, knowing my life could end with any bullet all I could do was pray…
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,311 - Published: 3/15/2013 - Complete
Under The Mistletoe reviews
Christmas Oneshot - Despite the fact that Phoebe is nursing an, if not broken, then definitely bruised heart, she and her best friends still arrange to have their annual Christmas Eve party. But when you add in an annoying ex and the heart-stoppingly attractive man who is unfortunately off limits and more mistletoe than is healthy for any girl's heart, anything can happen...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,904 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/18/2012 - Complete
Must Love Freckles reviews
Oneshot - I had thought that today would be the perfect day. That was before I met Justin. Infuriating Justin. Romantic Justin. Wonderful Justin. The one I fell into the fountain with and the one I couldn't deny was actually quite attractive. If only he hadn't admitted to crying when watching Bambi… (ADoR Submission)
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,570 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/13/2012 - Complete
Curious Compulsions reviews
Oneshot - I was perfectly content without my own Prince Charming. Or at least I was. Until I met Luke Reynolds AKA; the man of my dreams. The only problem? He was dating my sister. Yeah. Complicated thy name is Cara. (ADoR Submission)
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,042 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Published: 5/8/2012 - Complete
As Worst Dates Go reviews
Oneshot- As worst dates go this evening is one for the records. My dates a sleaze, he can't get my name right, someone spilt their drink on my dress...and my ex just showed up saying he's still in love with me. Oh boy. At least things can't get any worse...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,947 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 13 - Published: 12/21/2011 - Complete
Lemon Crush reviews
Oneshot - About a girl called Maxie, a guy called Toby, a little bit of moonlight and lots of lemonade. (ADoR Submission)
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,514 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/26/2011 - Published: 11/24/2011 - Complete