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This is a continuation of an earlier story, Connection.  Both were written for [livejournal.com profile] kaylashay81 . 
SPN/ATS crossover here )
jo_anne_storm: (fanfic)
This is a continuation of an earlier story, Connection.  Both were written for [livejournal.com profile] kaylashay81 . 
SPN/ATS crossover here )
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Title: Connection

Author: Jo-Anne Storm

Rating: PG

Summary: Wesley meets his cousin who is attending Stanford.

Disclaimer: I own neither Angel the Series nor Supernatural. 

Word Count: 2560

jo_anne_storm: (Default)

Title: Connection

Author: Jo-Anne Storm

Rating: PG

Summary: Wesley meets his cousin who is attending Stanford.

Disclaimer: I own neither Angel the Series nor Supernatural. 

Word Count: 2560

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To LJ's Gallery.  There's a couple that have never been posted before.  One random Dawn/Connor one that I did for absolutely no reason.

The other is a Connor manip that Karen requested, I guess a couple of years ago, for a teenaged friend who was dying of cancer.  The lyrics and inspiration for the pic came from the Linkin Park song "Somewhere I Belong".  I listened to the song the whole time I was working on the pic, and I have to admit it was the hardest manip I've ever done because it was so important to both Karen and her friend.  Both the song and the theme of the pic are so dark and I really wanted to make a nice, fluffy pic in order to keep the girl's spirits up.  It was absolutely impossible to do it, though.  I remember commenting to Karen that I was having trouble because I couldn't balance "feel better soon" with "you're gonna die."  Karen, who sometimes has a very dark sense of humor, found that hilarious.

Anyway, I decided that enough time had passed to release it into the wild, so to speak.  It still gets an emotional response out of me, but the whole point of doing it was for others to enjoy it.
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To LJ's Gallery.  There's a couple that have never been posted before.  One random Dawn/Connor one that I did for absolutely no reason.

The other is a Connor manip that Karen requested, I guess a couple of years ago, for a teenaged friend who was dying of cancer.  The lyrics and inspiration for the pic came from the Linkin Park song "Somewhere I Belong".  I listened to the song the whole time I was working on the pic, and I have to admit it was the hardest manip I've ever done because it was so important to both Karen and her friend.  Both the song and the theme of the pic are so dark and I really wanted to make a nice, fluffy pic in order to keep the girl's spirits up.  It was absolutely impossible to do it, though.  I remember commenting to Karen that I was having trouble because I couldn't balance "feel better soon" with "you're gonna die."  Karen, who sometimes has a very dark sense of humor, found that hilarious.

Anyway, I decided that enough time had passed to release it into the wild, so to speak.  It still gets an emotional response out of me, but the whole point of doing it was for others to enjoy it.

H&H

Feb. 7th, 2006 03:40 pm
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I finally finished the Connor Scene from Hell.  Still not quite what I want it to be, but better.  In celebration, I decided to post some more of it to the Pit.  Go here to read Chapter 10, then just for the fun of it, read Chapter 11, too.  =-)

This gets anyone who is actually reading it pretty much caught up to where I'm at.  I've posted through page 179, and I'm working on 184.  Maybe, now that the CSfH is "done", I can start work on the Greg SfH.

H&H

Feb. 7th, 2006 03:40 pm
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I finally finished the Connor Scene from Hell.  Still not quite what I want it to be, but better.  In celebration, I decided to post some more of it to the Pit.  Go here to read Chapter 10, then just for the fun of it, read Chapter 11, too.  =-)

This gets anyone who is actually reading it pretty much caught up to where I'm at.  I've posted through page 179, and I'm working on 184.  Maybe, now that the CSfH is "done", I can start work on the Greg SfH.

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Updated Heaven and Hell on FF.net.  Added another 50 pages to what's posted.  Have about another 30 finished, but need to go over them to make sure I didn't lose any changes when the computer crashed.  Thank goodness I habitually back things up, at least.  So, only the most recent changes were lost, like when I realized I had Kate's car in two different places at once.  *blush*

Did lose a few things that I liked.  Adding them back doesn't seem to work as well as the original edit did.  And the Author's Note I had to add seems long and rambling.  The original was witty and much shorter.  *sigh* 

Now, if I could only get one character's voice to stop sounding insane when I write her...  Which is what led to the writer's block in the first place.  She's not supposed to be insane -- evil's a completely different subject. 

I did figure out who the "big bad" of my story was, finally.  The answer, oddly enough, is no one.  It's Action/Adventure, yes, but in the end it's also about the people.  So, no end of the world prophecies, no idiot with a god complex.  There are going to be more action scenes, but they're going to be secondary.

So, feeling pretty accomplished, despite the fact that I spent most of today watching MythBusters.  Seriously, if you like explosions and haven't seen this show, you're missing out.  They test all sorts of urban legends and stories.  One of the things they did in today's marathon was make jawbreakers explode -- not as hard as you might expect.  It comes on the Discovery Channel, and during Shark Week this year they're going to test some of the stuff from Jaws.  I'll be laughing my ass off the whole time.  My five year old loves the show, which is possibly scary.  It's educational...  Seriously...

 

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Updated Heaven and Hell on FF.net.  Added another 50 pages to what's posted.  Have about another 30 finished, but need to go over them to make sure I didn't lose any changes when the computer crashed.  Thank goodness I habitually back things up, at least.  So, only the most recent changes were lost, like when I realized I had Kate's car in two different places at once.  *blush*

Did lose a few things that I liked.  Adding them back doesn't seem to work as well as the original edit did.  And the Author's Note I had to add seems long and rambling.  The original was witty and much shorter.  *sigh* 

Now, if I could only get one character's voice to stop sounding insane when I write her...  Which is what led to the writer's block in the first place.  She's not supposed to be insane -- evil's a completely different subject. 

I did figure out who the "big bad" of my story was, finally.  The answer, oddly enough, is no one.  It's Action/Adventure, yes, but in the end it's also about the people.  So, no end of the world prophecies, no idiot with a god complex.  There are going to be more action scenes, but they're going to be secondary.

So, feeling pretty accomplished, despite the fact that I spent most of today watching MythBusters.  Seriously, if you like explosions and haven't seen this show, you're missing out.  They test all sorts of urban legends and stories.  One of the things they did in today's marathon was make jawbreakers explode -- not as hard as you might expect.  It comes on the Discovery Channel, and during Shark Week this year they're going to test some of the stuff from Jaws.  I'll be laughing my ass off the whole time.  My five year old loves the show, which is possibly scary.  It's educational...  Seriously...

 

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