The results for the Get Inked Contest are IN!!!
Taking the grand prize is…
Thank you to everyone who voted and the authors who contributed. Winners can contact me about their prizes (banners/buttons). :)
Go check out the contest page-I’ve linked the story authors with their respective sites. :) The really frickin awesome Arelia Miles wrote Those He Loved…and made me bawl like a baby. And MistressJessica wrote not only Story of My Life, but she also wrote I’ll Show You Mine. Seriously awesome.
I may or may not have another contest for you guys starting March 1. Feel free to let me know why or why not you may want one. And….now I’m out. It’s naptime in my house and I’m debating whether I’m going to pass out or try to write. *shrug*
Hey lovelies! Okay so it’s your daily reminder-only one more!!!-to go vote in the Get Inked contest!!!
There are 3 different stories, 2 in the TB/SVM fandom and 1 in the TMI fandom. Even if it’s not your preferred fandom I encourage you to go and read anyways. They are all exceptional. :)
Next-I kinda maybe started a little something…The Plot Bunny Palace! I know I have trouble getting inspired sometimes. So when that happens I go scroll through tumblr or google or what have you to find some inspiration. And I tend to take screen shots and/or copy the ideas for later use. So I’m just putting them out there for you. :) Feel free to use any of the ideas/pics on the page-maybe even leave me a note if you do write something cause, let’s face it…I love new stuff! So click the banner below to go right there. Or it’s also up in the menu.
I’ll be adding more as I have time…I only had about 10 minutes tonight. So…yeah. That’s it.
Go vote and go get inspired and have a great night lovelies!!!
Hey my lovelies! It’s been a much better day here in my house, only a slight fat lip this morning from a well placed head butt. But that gave me time to fiddle a bit on the computer and actually write today.
So, here’s another reminder to get your votes in for the Get Inked Contest.
Voting is open until Friday at midnight and you can vote as many times as you like. There are 3 fics in the running, all of which are awesome. Seriously. :)
And…surprise, surprise…I have a new one shot for you! It’s not the smutty one I’ve been hemming and hawing about but I *think* you’ll still be satisfied. In a flufferific kinda way that is. :)
This was actually inspired by a Buzzfeed article (specifically #8). But I actually had a few brainstorms so there may possibly be more of these flufftastic little tidbits. Yeah this was *supposed* to be like 1 page, maybe 500 words….didn’t happen. This blossomed into a nice 1700+ word one shot. Ah well, what can ya do? :) I’m sure y’all are so upset. So click the banner and it’ll take you right there.
I have no clever title…sorry. Today has been….a day. There are no words to describe my day…except maybe this anecdote will help you get the picture.
So I got to pick up the boys from school. The Little Miss (who kept me up like all night fucking long) refused to nap all morning despite the dose of melatonin I gave her in complete desperation. BUT…she fell asleep as I was driving to get the boys. And…the school is literally right next door to our complex. So a minute and a half in the car and she’s out. Like *out*. So the middle child, who coincidentally is the one who turned 4 yesterday, refused to walk when the oldest came out. So I was literally dragging him with the stroller until I got fed up and threw him over my shoulder-of course garnering tons of dirty looks. Ah well fuck it.
So I got kicked and punched and yelled at and headbutted the whole way to the car. Then I finally got all three in the car and home (when of course the girl woke up from all the screaming the butt was doing) and he continued to be a butt. As I was getting him in the house he threw himself down and just wouldn’t go any further. So as I was getting him inside there were more kicks and punches and headbutts and screaming.
Somewhere in all that he managed to break off a small part of one of my teeth-coincidentally not the first tooth of mine he’s broken either. But yeah…I’m so fucking tired and out of patience today.
Yeah I’m with Lala. I have no chapters for you, even though my brain is almost bursting with shit wanting to get written. But I have no had a single chance until right this second to actually get on a computer/tablet/phone to write. And I’m too tired and it would probably be gibberish anyway.
Anyways, go and read the entries for the Get Inked contest. They all rock and all deserve attention and you need to vote. There’s no restrictions on voting so have fun.
*You’re welcome for all you Somerhalder fans*
And now I bid y’all goodnight. I’m done. I’m out. Refer to Lafayette above. Peace.
Hey y’all! So…I’m sorry this is coming to you so late. I was going to post your daily reminder to get your votes in for the Get Inked contest this morning…and then everything went to shit.
Ugh. The good thing about today is that my middle baby turned 4!!! Hence the title of the post…
Other than that everything went to absolute shit and therefore I haven’t done…much.
So yes, here is your reminder…voting end Friday at midnight (or whenever I close it after that, but just to be safe we’ll say midnight.) and there is not restriction on voting. You can vote as many times as you like. All three stories are absolutely awesome and I can’t wait to see who wins. :)
Next up is an update. I was *going* to have a smutty one shot for you, but again…nothing got done today. But thanks to MistressJessica1028, this chapter ended up beta’d and I decided to say ‘Fuck it!’ and post it. Whatever. So click the banner below to go to the story main page (if you’re like me and forgot what this story was all about and missed the last update) or the link below will take you right to the new chapter.
Lucky // Chapter 4
I’ll post another reminder about voting tomorrow and hopefully something else…not sure what yet, but yeah. Oh and I’m also working on updating some of the pages here, so if you see changes (like the new spiffy navigation buttons..eh eh?? *wink*) that’s why. Hopefully y’all will like all the new changes.
And like always, if you have questions/comments/concerns/suggestions or anything else you need to let me know you can always email me or use the spiffy contact form up in the header somewhere. Or find me on any of the social media type sites (ff.net, ao3, tumblr, etc.) :) I always reply and answer cause…let’s face it…I love you guys! So yeah, I’m done for the night. Sleep tight and have Swede dreams lovelies!!
So the Get Inked contest has 3 entries which you can now go read and vote on. Grand Prize gets a cutsom banner and the runners up get a set of buttons. There are 2 TB/SVM stories and 1 TMI…but seriously you need to read them all…even if it’s not your fandom. They are THAT good. :)
So go to the Get Inked contest page to read and vote!
Banners will go up in the next few days…I have one and a half made. But yesterday was my middle man’s birthday party-he turns 4 tomorrow!!! Sheesh. Anyhoo-I have no story updates for you today, but there are a few chapters in progress.
On another note, there is a HUGE thread over on Facebook about the lack of new stories/updates in our SVM/TB community. We’ve been brainstorming ideas to drum up some traffic and newbies and to inspire old authors. If you have any ideas, please let me know…I’m here (there’s contact boxes like everywhere…definitely up in the sidebar), twitter (@kelpie_169), tumblr (Kelpie’s Korner), AO3 (kelpie169), TWCS (kelpie169), FictionPad (kelpie169)…I’m all over the place. So please, let me know if you’d like more contests, fic exchanges, challenges, daily/weekly prompts…whatever. And, as always, any recs you have for stories or authors to spotlight, let me know as well. I have almost no free time and the stories I do find are usually either recs or from a random facebook post.
And another, more bitchy (sorry!) note, I’ve noticed an uptick in “spotlights” being done around…and it’s getting to the point where I’m staking my claim. I started spotlights 3 frickin years ago. You wanna do fanfic reviews, yay! Go for it, more power to you! We need more of them-but call them something else. Please. There’s all this hoopla about plagarism (including *ideas!!!*) running rampant everywhere so I’m calling foul. Spotlights are my idea and I’m feeling overly protective of them-especially since I put so much time and effort into doing them. Again, sorry for the bitchy-I almost never do this-but I’m tired of it. :)
Again, go read the contest entries and vote! I don’t have a limit on how many times you can vote, so have at it and have fun. Thanks again lovelies!!!
So, first off-reminder!!! The Get Inked contest is almost over! I have 3 entries so far and would looooooove more! Tattooing or tattoos have to be a prominent fixture of the story, but other than that the sky’s the limit.
Check out the Get Inked page for specifics and the general Contest page for other info. Entries are due by Jan 31 at midnight EST unless other arrangements are made. Come on lovelies-isn’t a tattooed Eric or Killian or Jace like the epitome of sexy?!?
*drool* I thought about it a little too much. Hum, yeah okay…*gathers thoughts*
And in other news…I have another new chapter of Behind the Camera for you! Shocking I know. But I’m actually kind of on a roll with this, which you can thank MissRissa81 for. And you can also thank MistressJessica1028 for cleaning this chapter up…apparently I’ve been out of the “writing headspace” long enough that the google doc looked like a massacre with all the edits she had to make. *head desk*
So yeah, thank both of them for their help and encrouagement and talent. Cause otherwise y’all would be getting nothing!!! As always, banner takes you to the story home page and link takes you to the chapter. As someone pointed out, this fic is pretty fluffy. There WILL be angst, but not *IN* the E/S relationship. I’m not quite secure enough in the E/S fandom to write angst again yet. Getting there though. But yeah, go read. I’ll stop yapping. Love you wonderful peeps and enjoy!
Behind the Camera // Chapter 5: Red, Black, or Blue
Not in the “holy crap I’m pregnant!” way…thank fuck! But in the “the contest was supposed to end yesterday and I spaced on it” kinda way. So……sorry. This is why though….
Yup, that’s right. I was rocking out with Jared Leto and Chest Bennington last night. It was Mr. Kelpie’s anniversary present and he had a blast. It was hilarious.
So-the winner of this supremely awesome contest is…
*drum roll please*
Never Changing Who I Am by the illustrious Kittyinaz
The two runners up are
Meet My Brother by gwynwyvar
More Than Meets the Eye by MistressJessica1028
Go check out their sites cause they have some other awesome stuff-although Gwyn just made her site…so go support them all!
I’ll have SkarsPorn up later for you. New contest will go up eventually. No rush now, so no worries. :)
Hallo, my lovely pirate wenches! I’m in a mood-forgive me. Here is the obligatory Colin/Hooker Porn that I neglected to bring you last week…seriously some of these weeks just kinda sneak by me. Stay tuned at the bottom for more actually words…and…cue drooling…
The tongue! Seriously that boy needs to keep the tongue to himself…doesn’t he know the poor fangirls are getting concussions from fainting at the sight of it?!?!
Now-on a serious note. GO VOTE! The TwinSkars contest is still going on and voting is open until Saturday at noon (or as close to that time as I can get on to close the poll). Just to make it easier, here are links to the three submissions…
Meet My Brother
More Than Meets the Eye
Never Changing Who I Am
So yeah…go cause these ladies deserve it. And fyi-the next contest will be posted by Saturday. I was going to wait until September but I have loads to birthday and events in Sepetember and I don’t want to neglect you guys. :) So it’ll be open for submissions from Saturday 8.9.14 until 8.31.14. Then voting will be directly after. I need it all done by the 9th cause my wonderful Mr. Kelpie is turning 30!!!!! So I’ll be distracted. :) Thanks lovelies and happy reading!
EDIT: By the way, my sleep addled brain forgot to mention, the lovely Kittyinaz has her contest up for voting as well. Check her out and cast your votes!
Hey lovelies! So I was a bit incapacitated Sunday and Monday due to a horrific migraine….and so I didn’t post yesterday. But I’m back and (kinda) better. Still have a headache but it’s much more manageable.
So, yeah here’s the reminder. GO VOTE! There have already been 274 votes! Remember you can vote as many times as you like-I didn’t even bother limiting by ISP cause we all know there are workarounds and they’re a pain in the ass….so I saved you some trouble. :) So shout it from the rooftops and send everybody my way because these 3 anonymous authors deserve every bit of attention they’ll get from this. Seriously, they all rock.
And to make things easier, here’s the story links:
Meet My Brother
More Than Meets the Eye
Never Changing Who I Am
Thankfully I’ve gotten no more snarky bitchy emails either so that’s a plus.
Here’s the obligatory SkarsPorn that I was too passed out to give you Sunday,….
And hopefully I’ll have some kinda of new chapter for you soon…depending on the kidlets of course. Happy reading lovelies!