This Beating Heart
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Joined 04-02-12, id: 833849, Profile Updated: 02-13-13
Author has written 4 stories for Manga, Fantasy, Life, and Romance.

I suppose it's time to update my profile. Sigh.

Well... Welcome to the Madness, O Pitiful Soul.

I can honestly tell you flat-out that I am an avid fan of sweets. Anything sugary and good, and you've got me hook, line, and sinker. Starbucks frappuccinos are godly.

Fictionpress and Fanfiction are my ways out, I guess: a break from reality, which I know everyone needs. Desperately. In "real life" (gods that sounds so corny) I am, ah, one of those cranky ice-cold females who delights in mindfuckery and humor (any kind is fine by me - alas, such is the price of being around the other gender for far too long). Literature and history are my strengths, and I sincerely admire Machiavelli and his wonderful masterpiece, The Prince.

Not that I've ever read it. But I'd love to.

I am also greatly interested in demonology, mythology from around the world, fairy tales and legends, the language of flowers and the eras long gone. I've a flare for dramatics, the dark, and the supernatural: some call me morbid as well. I call it appreciating every aspect of life. And yes, that includes death. Anyway, all of the topics listed above inspire me about 96% of the time - the other 2% from music, the 1% from dreams. And man, do I dream like no other. My dreams are what you normal people may call... ah... nightmares. They entertain and intrigue me, what can I say?

Anyone a fan of the Phantom of the Opera? Alice in Wonderland? The Grimm brothers' and Anderson's fairy tales? Historical figures and coup d'etats? Well then we'll get along just fine, I think.

If I sound unbearably moody and irritated, forgive me: midterm week never agrees with anyone.

That's it for the moment, I suppose. Farewell...

Still Beating,

TBH (This Beating Heart)


The lovely profile picture on my page is not my own work - I honestly don't remember where I found it, but it's not mine!!!

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My INSUFFERABLE Roommate by White-tailed Swift reviews
Hazel Blackwood has to move so that she can get closer to Magnolia Arts Academy, the college that she has enrolled to, so she's lucky to find an apartment just down the street- and it's cheap, too! Little did she know that Cherry, the person she has moved in with, turns out to be some perverted, idiotic guy who acts like a child and doesn't respect her privacy WHATSOEVER.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 41,882 - Reviews: 93 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 80 - Updated: 9/8/2013 - Published: 6/21/2012
It's All Lyrical by White-tailed Swift reviews
Cambria Williams was always teased by Christopher Summers when she was little, and her escape from it all was music. So years, later, when she wants to make it big, she loses her demo on the streets of NYC and its found by none other than Chris himself! PLEASE NOTE THAT I OWN THIS PIECE AND THAT STEALING IT IS UNACCEPTABLE IN ANY SHAPE, WAY, OR FORM!
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 19 - Words: 42,152 - Reviews: 287 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 136 - Updated: 4/9/2013 - Published: 9/10/2011
Nocturne by Lenarea G. Tiger reviews
You'd think a girl could write in peace once she becomes practically nocturnal. Apparently, some people just don't really get the idea. "Sanchez?" "Sweet strawberries and cockatoos!" I cry out, jumping out of my skin.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,338 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 5/20/2012 - Published: 4/7/2012
FML: Faking Mutual Like by babyytara reviews
My mom was making me spend more time with her best friend's son, who was my age-17 . Spending time with a hot guy all summer sounds fun, though, right? Not when it's with the annoying, flirty, Gavin Michaels. This summer was going to be hell.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 16,654 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 4/11/2012 - Published: 4/5/2012
Normal isn't fun by Everton Sidonie reviews
“Emma, it’s a kissing booth. You have to actually kiss them.” “Joey I like you as much as anyone can like an anally attentive, obsessive compulsive, president of the planning committee but I refuse, wholeheartedly, to kiss Lucas Harvey.”
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 31,457 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 101 - Updated: 4/7/2012 - Published: 9/28/2010
If You Like That by goodgirl918 reviews
CJ is the resident Ice Queen, who happens to be smut writer Madame DuBois. When bad boy Carter finds out her little secret, he forces her to pose as his girlfriend. It's a battle of the wits and sexes. Full Summary on profile.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 17 - Words: 32,604 - Reviews: 213 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 4/7/2012 - Published: 1/31/2011
Predict the Future by LuvLife113 reviews
"Can I please start planning your wedding!" "NO!" Who'd have thought how different the reaction to that question would be in the short period of time from eighth grade to our senior year of college...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,931 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/6/2012 - Complete
Jealousy Game by Simba The Lion King reviews
Rachel and Nick are getting married but their having trouble with their guest list. Nick wants to invite his ex but Rachel doesn't agree. This starts up a minor argument about who is more jealous. So they decide to invite their ex's to dinner to see.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,238 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 4/4/2012 - Published: 3/31/2012
Chocolate Love by novemberskie reviews
When Meggie gets some chocolates from a secret crush, naturally her best friend's curious... Or even jealous maybe? ;3 Read and find out! Fluffy :3
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,151 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/4/2012
The Mad Witch by ChildCalledSilence reviews
A twisted nursery rhyme I made up to go with one of the many stories I'm working on. Just imagine a group of sweet children saying it while skipping rope.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Horror/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 54 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/2/2012 - Complete
Birth of the Seven by ChildCalledSilence reviews
In a world where such things as dragons, mages, and phoenixes exist a band of warriors from various aspects of life gather together to defeat a being seeking control over all. This is just a chapter from late into a series that I'm working on. Please r&r.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,374 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/26/2011 - Complete
My Wonderland by PashynLillie52 reviews
An other poem inspired by Alice in Wonderland.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Horror/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 32 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/8/2010 - Complete
Of Necks and Hickeys by Ravina reviews
ONE-SHOT! "OH MY GOD!" I shouted. "What? What's wrong?" he demanded, appearing at my side. "You...you...youyouyou..." I sputtered. "YOU GAVE ME A HICKEY!" "Really? Let's see it." Riordan tilted my chin up. "It looks pretty good actually," he said smugly.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 47 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 421 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 2/25/2009 - Published: 2/21/2009 - Complete
Little Less Obvious by the64single reviews
There was no one in the world that Keri DeGiovanni hated more than Alexander Vidal. Which was why when she found a shirtless Alex with his arms around her bare body and no recollection of the night before, she was a bit surprised.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 36 - Words: 145,097 - Reviews: 803 - Favs: 1,225 - Follows: 258 - Updated: 11/25/2008 - Published: 8/2/2008 - Complete
Satanism: A Satanist's Guide by Cthulhu reviews
This is an essay to be updated regularly that explains Satanism and my experiences with it. I want to dispell ignorance about my religion. PG13 because I occasionally swear.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: T - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 7 - Words: 3,755 - Reviews: 154 - Favs: 13 - Updated: 12/4/2004 - Published: 8/31/2004
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Matching is Overrated reviews
Junior Prom: He was an (attractive) asshole who relentlessly chased after her. She was a coldly intelligent individual who wanted nothing to do with him. It wasn't planned, they didn't match, but somehow they managed. After all, love just adores throwing reason out the window. One-shot!
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,643 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 15 - Published: 2/13/2013 - Complete
In Which They Fall in Love reviews
Watanabe Akira can't help but wonder why he seems to be the only sane person around in a 10-mile radius. He also can't help but wonder why the transfer student seems to hate his guts. And he's most certainly wondering if the bruise she gave him the minute she saw him will ever go away. And just where the heck does love factor in here?
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 4,485 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 11/28/2012 - Published: 4/13/2012
Soul Meets Paper
This is what happens when you force a brooding girl to write poetry in class.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 83 - Published: 4/29/2012 - Complete
Desolate Wonderland reviews
Alice's world, gone.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 80 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/29/2012 - Complete