Story Spotlight: A Tale of Two

Title: A Tale of Two
Author: simplymoshingintomordor
Fandom: The Mortal Instruments
Rating: T
AU/Canon/AH: AH
Complete? no

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Summary: TMI/TID crossover. After yet another set of failed relationships, Clary and her flatmate Tessa have just about had enough of men. Determined not to be let down again, they make a pact to stay single and spend Valentine’s together instead. At least, that’s the plan. Unfortunately, their new neighbours – the Herondale boys – have plans of their own… AH/AU

My oh-so-humble thoughts
So I haven’t read The Infernal Devices…honestly I couldn’t bring myself to read past City of Bones when I went back to re-read TMI. But I absolutely LOVE this crossover and it maaaaaaay be tempting me to go torture myself with the source material. Maybe.

But the way she makes the characters interact is awesome. It’s just so…funny and real and perfect. I can’t tell if the characters are OOC or not (again haven’t read TID) but I kinda hope they aren’t because I’ll be disappointed with the actual books. That’s how much I love what she’s created.

She updates pretty regularly and it’s so worth the read. And her tumblr is awesome, so you should check that out as well…just saying. :)

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Author Spotlight: Thalia Marie Grace

Hey-yo! So I have a new author spotlight for you…I know it in no way makes up for my lack of hotness from yesterday but meh…gimme a break. :)

So this chick…this.chick…yeah I didn’t actually know she was 15 and now I’m even more blown away by her. AND she just updated Project Carrot, which I’m so super happy about!!! Eekk! (Check out the spotlight if you want an overview, but then yeah you should really go read it..like now.) I actually haven’t read any of her other stories because I’m not into Percy Jackson…but I skimmed and they seem to rock just as much as her TMI ones. *shrug* Maybe I’ll have to expand my horizons. :)

So, yeah…go check her out and leave her some love. There’s a crap ton of links in the interview below cause I’m trying my best to make it easy for y’all. You can thank me in JCB, ASkars and Colin…just send them my way. Mr. Kelpie won’t mind *shifty side eye* Anyways, love ya’ll and I’ll have…something for you soon. No idea what, but something!!! Enjoy!

 

Let’s start with an introduction. I’m Kelly, or as more people know me, Kelpie.
And you are?
I’m Thalia Marie Grace or Thals if I’m too lazy to type out the entire name. Sometimes TMG. My real name is Kaitlyn, if anyone would like to know that, too.

So, tell me a little about yourself.
Hmm…I’m 15 years old anxiously waiting to turn 16, and I live in Chicago. I’m a writer, an avid book and fanfiction reader, and a singer. I’m also a girl who spells and speaks like she’s British, but with an American accent. I used to tell people I lived in England until I was four, because that’s where I’d love to live someday. I’d be lying if I said no one believed it.

What do you do with yourself when you’re not writing?
High school, Netflix, piano playing, homework, singing, more homework, sitting around and doing nothing, more homework, et cetera. It’s a normal routine, basically. Pretty much in that order every weekday when I get home from school. I have a boring life.

What are some things you never leave home without?
My phone, hands-down, along with headphones. I also carry around my wallet, and chapstick.

What are some of your favorite books?
Everything I’ve ever read, if I’m being honest. But my top books are the Harry Potter series, the Percy Jackson series and the Heroes of Olympus series, and then Mortal Instruments. Maximum Ride could be squished somewhere in there. When I was in middle school, it was the Warriors cat series. And I don’t even like cats. That was a weird time.

Favorite TV shows and movies?
My favourite movies are How To Train Your Dragon 1 and 2, Tangled, and Frozen. Potentially all of the Marvel movies as well. I’m just a sucker for attractive men and children’s animation films. And cute men on animation films. Have you seen the How To Train Your Dragon movies? Hiccup went through puberty very well.

And my favourite TV shows are Supernatural, Psych, and Sherlock.

If you were stranded on a deserted island and had 3 famous people with you, who would you choose and why?
Oh, gosh, that’s a hard one. Uhhhh…Jensen Ackles, because he’s actually the definition of perfect, and someone would probably notice that he was missing and track him down in record time, Jared Gilmore, because I’d want someone my age around me (and he’s offensively attractive too), aaaaaand James Roday. Because James is cool. And I couldn’t really think of anyone else.

What is 1 place you’d love to visit?
Other than England, I would say Greece. It looks so gorgeous in pictures, and I’ve got a fascination with Greek mythology. I’d love to go there.

Do you have any pet peeves?
This is going to sound so writer-esque of me, but grammar mistakes bother me so much. Like, when someone has a comma splice instead of a semicolon, or they use the wrong form of the word. It just bugs the crap out of me, and I will correct whomever I am talking to. I really will. I might sound like a really mean person, but I can’t go on with my life if someone doesn’t have correct grammar. Gosh, I sound like a teacher.

What are some of your favorite foods? How ‘bout comfort foods?
Calamari! When I was ten, my dad took me to a restaurant with his friends and we ate calamari, but I had no idea what it was, because it was fried and such. After my dad told me it was squid, I was actually a little afraid of eating it again for a while, but I eventually got over that, and now if there’s calamari at a restaurant, I get it as a meal. Is that bad? Anyway, I also really love Flaming Hot Cheetos. And as for comfort foods…pie. Loads of pie. Preferably the Oreo pie from Baker’s Square.

What’s your favorite scent-one that says “home” to you?
Clean laundry, if I’m being honest. It’s such a generic smell, but I love the smell of clean laundry. Or maybe it’s the detergent. Whatever my mum uses to clean my clothes.

What kind of music do you like? Any you absolutely can’t stand?
Classic rock and Disney. Strangest combination I’ve heard, but those are my top two genres. And I can’t stand country, unless Carrie Underwood is singing.

Tell me one random thing about yourself.
Uh……I am obsessed with the game Amazing Brick. Don’t get it. It’s too addicting. You’ll play it for hours.

Just for some insight into you pick one. Feel free to tell why or not.
Chocolate or vanilla?  Vanilla. I used to be obsessed with chocolate, but I think I went on a chocolate binge one day and now I just don’t like it that much anymore.
Silver or gold?  Silver.
Apple or PC? Apple.
White wine or red wine? Uh…all wine is gross to me. Can I change it to sparkling grape juice? ‘Cause in that case, I’d pick white grape juice.
Liquor or beer? Neither. Both are disgusting.
Coffee or tea?  Coffee. I drink it every morning and it keeps me from falling asleep in class.
Sleep in or get up early? Oh, man. Sleep in. As much as I can.

Okay, now for the good stuff.
What are your preferred fandoms for writing/reading?
Percy Jackson series is my number one, actually. I’ve deleted tons upon tons of stories since I joined Fanfiction nearly four years ago, but I can still remember the very first one I ever wrote. It was before The Son of Neptune came out, and so I wrote my own version on FF. It started my FF career, I guess. And my number two is The Mortal Instruments, of course, though most of my stories are AU/AH, because I feel like I could never live up to Cassie’s amazing writing in the Shadowhunter world. Reading-wise is the same.

What kind of environment do you write in?
Mostly in my bed with Netflix or Pandora playing in the background. Occasionally long car rides.

Ever write in your PJs?
All the dang time. When have I not written in my PJs? Better yet—who doesn’t write in their PJs?

How bout naked?
Uh…..no. Nope. I’m not one for the birthday suit.

Where do you find inspiration for your stories? Do you pull your real life experiences into your writing?
Sometimes they’re from other fanfictions that I’ve read. Like, there’ll be a small quote or paragraph that just sparks an idea in my mind. Or I’ll have a dream that I remember vividly and then it goes from there. Sometimes song lyrics are inspirational. As for real life experiences, no. My life isn’t interesting enough to put into story-form.

Do you write on a schedule?
Nope. Sometimes I sit down and say, “You know what? I’m bored. Let’s type a new chapter.” Actually, that’s the majority of the time. No, that’s all of the time.

Do you plan out your stories or just write whatever comes to you?
The only story I’ve ever planned is Trains. Everything else is just impromptu.

Do you have any writing rituals or superstitions?
Something has to be on in the background while I’m writing. A movie, a show, music, et cetera…for example, right now, I’m watching Lilo and Stitch.

Is one genre easier for you to write than another? Is there anything that you just aren’t that great at writing?
Romance is good for me. So is humour on my good days. Angst is kind of hard, mostly because I’m rubbish at coming up with ideas for people to have bad fights or for two people to go their separate ways because of something.

What is the hardest part for you about writing fanfics?
I would say action stuff. That’s why I don’t really write stories like that. I mean, it would probably consist of the word punched a lot and the word ow. That’s not very impressive.

Is there a method for coming up with titles for your stories and/or chapters?
All of my chapters are numbered. One, two, three, et cetera. I’m too unimaginative to come up with chapter titles. But as for story titles, no, not really. For a few of my stories, though, the title is basically the main theme of the story itself, such as PM or Trains.

Which character do you identify with the most?
Either Annabeth Chase from the Percy Jackson series, or Clary Fray from the Mortal Instruments series.

Which of your stories is your favorite to write and why? Which of your stories is your favorite concept wise?
I’m cheating—I have two favourite stories. My companion pieces, Project Marriage and Project Carrot. They’re so fun to write. I love them to death. They’re like my twin babies, if that makes any sense. But to me, I think they’re the first two that I’m actually so proud of. And my favourite concept wise is also Project Marriage.

Do you talk to your family about your writing?
Uhh…briefly, yeah. I mean, most of my family knows that I write and they know that I’m on FF, but they don’t know what my username is, and I hope they never find out.

What is your favorite book/episode in your preferred series?
For Percy Jackson, it’s The Last Olympian. For the Mortal Instruments, City of Heavenly Fire.

What is the best compliment you’ve ever received on your stories?
Honestly? Everything. From the people who tell me I made them cry from sadness to the people who tell me I made them laugh from the humour I’ve put in my stories. Every review that I get with a compliment makes me feel really happy inside.

How do you deal with the inevitable criticism?
Oh, gosh. I don’t want to jinx this, but…I don’t get criticism. I haven’t gotten any reviews like that in a long time. I asked an author that I’m quite fond of to read PM and tell me what she thought, and that was the last form of criticism I’d really gotten, but it wasn’t any kind of bad criticism…it was more constructive. And what she said made me change the way I wrote a little bit.

But when I used to get it, honestly, if it was an anonymous review, I would just delete it. Not so people couldn’t see it, but so I couldn’t see it. I didn’t want that kind of discouragement on a story that I enjoyed writing.

What is your favorite/least favorite part about your preferred fandoms?
My favourite part is Tumblr posts. I mean, come on. The kind of posts that people in the PJO and TMI fandoms make are absolutely hilarious. And I can’t really think of a least favourite part of the fandoms at the moment…

Do you have any advice for aspiring writers?
DON’T WRITE WITH COMMA SPLICES. (JK. Or not.) No, but in all seriousness, just have fun with your writing. Don’t care about what other people say about it if they’re being rude to you. Write for yourself. Add in as many plot twists as you’d like, because one can never have too many plot twists. Oh, and don’t kill people off in your stories. Readers don’t like that. Unless they’re bad guys.

Have any recommendations?
Battle of the Bands by simplymoshingintomordor. That story is golden. Absolutely golden. The Kissing Dilemma by dayuuuumgirl is hilarious, and so is You Owe Me by I’m a Muppet of a girl.

And lastly, where can all your rabid readers stalk you?
Tumblr, which is thaliamgrace, and also Twitter, which is kmvl99.

Thanks so much for taking the time to answer some questions!
No, thank you for letting me answer them! It’s been awesome. Seriously. I’m so grateful.
Fly on! -Thals :-)

 

 

So…hopefully I’ve linked twitter right…again, I’m so seriously not used to using that social media platform. I feel old. :/ But I also agree with all 3 of her recs. I spotlighted one and the other two are on my list…seriously this girl has GREAT taste. :) Anyways, hope you enjoyed, go check her out, leave her some love! (I’m pretty sure I just did that comma splice thing…oopsss….) See ya lovelies!

Author Spotlight: simplymoshingintomordor

Hey-o! It’s me again! (Duh, right?) Anyhoo-I have a new spotlight for you. This chick is so completely awesome, it’s like…not even funny. Except that she is funny. Yeah…I’m running on about 3 hours of sleep and a fucked shoulder so forgive my less than stellar commentary (and spelling-good grief you should see this before I correct it!!!) Anyways, I kinda just…I don’t actually remember how I found her, but I absolutely *devoured* Battle of the Bands, which coincidentally was the first ever Mortal Instruments spotlight I did. And I seriously like couldn’t stop reading it. And I cried when it ended…not cause it was sad…but because it ended. Yes, I am a dork. But this girl definitely deserves every bit of praise I can heap her way and a hell of a lot more if I’m being honest. So check out what she’s got to say, cause she’s hilarious all on her own. I’m slowly working my way through her other stories (I live for weekly updates on A Tale of Two, btw), so there’ll be more of her spotlights heading your way soon. :)

Alright, kisses lovelies! Read on and enjoy!

Let’s start with an introduction. I’m Kelly, or as more people know me, Kelpie.
And you are? 
I’m simplymoshingintomordor, or smim. I also occasionally go by Aragorn. Depends on my mood.

So, tell me a little about yourself.
I’m a 20-year old girl from the South East of England who gets far too emotionally invested in fictional characters and doesn’t quite know what to do with all these feelings. Writing about them helps lessen the pain somewhat, but my heart is still a vast abyss of anguish and frustration.

What do you do with yourself when you’re not writing?
I’m in the final year of my Maths and Economics degree so that takes up the vast majority of my time, but when I get a second away from the soul-crushing integrals, I like to play guitar. I’ve been in a band since I was about thirteen and though my bandmates are all at different universities now so we don’t get as much time to practice, I’m still on my guitar every chance I get. I also watch a lot of football. Man United till I die.

What are some things you never leave home without?
My phone (generic, I know) and my iPod. I usually also have a guitar pick somewhere on my person at all times and I went through this phase a few years ago where I wouldn’t leave the house without my replica sonic screwdriver. You never know when you’re going to be in a sonic screwdriver emergency.

What are some of your favorite books?
Lord Of The Rings always tops the list. I don’t think anything will ever even come close to that. But other than that, I love The Inheritance Cycle, The Edge Chronicles and I’ve recently gotten into the Throne Of Glass series too (fantasy galore, basically). Obviously I also adore the Shadowhunter Chronicles.

Favorite TV shows and movies?
Oh goodness, too many to name. On the TV show front, I’d have to say Smallville, the usual BBC shows and Gilmore Girls. Also Friends, because who doesn’t like Friends? Reality-wise I love The Apprentice, Don’t Tell The Bride and basically every trashy documentary Channel Four can throw my way. Give me all the trash.

In terms of films, there’s the obvious Middle Earth epic that rules my life, but Equilibrium is an amazing standalone, as well as Bill And Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Absolute classic, that one.

If you were stranded on a deserted island and had 3 famous people with you, who would you choose and why?
First off would be Jared Leto so he could serenade me with that husky voice of his and I feel like he’d have plenty of awesome stories to tell. The second would be Max Irons, just because Max Irons. And the third would be Bear Grylls so at least one of us knows how to make a real fire.

What is 1 place you’d love to visit?
New Zealand. I need to go to New Zealand. You can probably guess why.

Do you have any pet peeves?
For someone who prizes herself on being ‘pretty chill’ I do have a fair few, I must admit. The vast majority of those have to do with pedestrians and their insistence on throwing themselves in the path of my car, or other drivers who like to cruise along at 10mph on a 40mph road. I wouldn’t say I have road rage, but I sometimes have road rage.

What are some of your favorite foods? How ’bout comfort foods?
The majority of my favourites are Punjabi dishes – can’t beat the good old homemade stuff, but I basically inhale pasta. And pizza. Everything beginning with P, really. My comfort food go-to is cheese and crackers with HOT salsa. Breaks the rule there.

What’s your favorite scent-one that says “home” to you?
This is going to sound super cheesy but it’s that smell of grass after it’s been raining. I spent a lot of time in Wiltshire when I was growing up and Kent is pretty green too, so that always reminds me of home.

What kind of music do you like? Any you absolutely can’t stand?
I like whatever sounds good to me – I’ll give anything a listen at least once, but about ninety-eight percent of that falls into the rock/metal spectrum. Even within that my taste varies wildly and I can listen to something as soft as This Wild Life one second and then switch to The Black Dahlia Murder the next. 30 Seconds To Mars and The Word Alive are my absolute faves though. As for music I can’t stand – again I’ll give anything a try – but Hip-Hop and RnB are generally just not for me. There needs to be at least a guitar or two in there somewhere.

Tell me one random thing about yourself.
I’m obsessed with green olives.

Just for some insight into you pick one. Feel free to tell why or not.
Chocolate or vanilla? Chocolate.
Silver or gold? Silver.
Apple or PC? Apple! My computer won’t let me type anything otherwise.
White wine or red wine? Neither – I don’t actually drink. Though I do prefer White Grape Shloer over Red Grape, if that’s any indication.
Liquor or beer? Again, neither.
Coffee or tea? That’s a hard one. I have at least one cup of each every day, but for now I’m feeling coffee.
Sleep in or get up early? Sleep in. Always.

Okay, now for the good stuff.
What are your preferred fandoms for writing/reading?
For writing it’s definitely the Shadowhunter fandom. Cassie’s created so many wonderful characters to play around with and I’m deeply in love with about half of them. Having just finished the latest Bloodlines book, I’m very into Sydrian fics at the moment and I’m currently on the hunt for some Throne Of Glass ones. I may give those fandoms a shot myself at some point.

What kind of environment do you write in?
I usually write pretty late at night, so I tend to be in bed or somewhere near it.

Ever write in your PJs?
It’s harder thinking of times I haven’t written in my PJs, so yes!

How bout naked?
Aha nope, I haven’t tried that one yet.

Where do you find inspiration for your stories? Do you pull your real life experiences into your writing?
Normally, yes. I find it’s always much easier to write about something you’ve experienced before so, for example, A Tale Of Two is heavily inspired by my second year of university. With Battle Of The Bands I sort of just let the story take itself wherever it wanted, but I drew on some experiences from my own band whenever I had to write a scene with Mallard Massacre. The way the boys interact is basically the same way the four of us behave around each other.
Do I put real life into my stories?
Yes, I do. I exaggerate sometimes for the benefit of the story, but like I mentioned, the events of Tale Of Two have been based by a lot of things that actually happened to me last year. If something funny happens to me in real life, I see no reason why it can’t happen to my characters too.

Do you write on a schedule?
It depends on my update schedule, really. I try to pick a day of the week that I can dedicate to my writing and during the holidays I wrote a little every day.

Do you plan out your stories or just write whatever comes to you?
I usually have a general idea of where the story’s going to go and what the main plot points are going to be from the very beginning, but other than that I just go with the flow. With A Tale Of Two I had to do some pretty rigorous planning because of the importance of the dates and all the time constraints, but there’s always room for deviation.

Do you have any writing rituals or superstitions?
I don’t have any superstitions but I always pick an album before I’m about to have a decent writing session and play that on repeat until I’m done. I’ve been jamming a lot of William Beckett recently.

Is one genre easier for you to write than another? Is there anything that you just aren’t that great at writing?
Humour is by far my favourite genre. I don’t have to think much when I’m writing a crack fic, but I definitely struggle with romance. I think I just about get away with it, but I get so stressed out having to write anything vaguely intimate. It’s been easier with A Tale Of Two because the characters are older so I don’t get as grossed out haha…

What is the hardest part for you about writing fanfics?
Again, it’s the romance, but more so with the development of it. My own instinct is to delay that part of the fic for as long as possible, but obviously it tends to be the plot point that readers want the most. It’s hard finding the happy medium where I think I’ve drawn out the tension long enough, but the readers haven’t already killed me for it. My life is fraught with danger.

Is there a method for coming up with titles for your stories and/or chapters?
The title is usually spontaneous, but I always like to have a theme for the chapter titles. So for Battle Of The Bands they all started with ‘Trying to/not to,’ the two crack fics either start with Jonathan or Valentine respectively, and the chapter titles for A Tale Of Two finish the title itself e.g. ‘A Tale Of Two Dumpings’ or ‘A Tale Of Two Meetings.’

Which character do you identify with the most?
Without a doubt, it’s Will Herondale. I get him completely and he’s one of those characters that I would literally defend to the death. I didn’t identify with either of the female protagonists much while I was reading the books, but I alter them somewhat in my fics so that I can understand them better. Obviously I try to keep them in characters as much as possible, but I like to emphasise the personality traits that I can relate to most and that helps me when it comes to writing them.

Which of your stories is your favorite to write and why? Which of your stories is your favorite concept wise?
Weirdly enough, I’ve had the most amount of fun writing From Switzerland With Love. I adore Valentine and I love getting into his head to crank out a chapter of that every now and then. There’s no pressure. No time limit. Just pure, unadulterated Valentine Morgenstern. Concept-wise I’d have to say it’s A Tale Of Two, mainly because it’s the closest to my own life. We’ve had new neighbours move in recently and I haven’t met them yet, so every time I walk past their door now I’m always just thinking…what if? It wouldn’t be a bad fantasy to live out.

Do you talk to your family about your writing?
All the time! I’m a bit of a diva, really. I don’t tell them exactly what I’m writing about, but my mother is always checking up to make sure it isn’t interfering with my work or sleep. With Battle Of The Bands I used to consult with my sister a lot because she’s the one who initially got me into the Shadowhunter books, so whenever I had an idea for the plot, I usually discussed it with her first.

What is your favorite book/episode in your preferred series?
I don’t think I really have a favourite with The Infernal Devices, because each book caused me about as much pain as it did joy – though as a whole series, I do prefer it to The Mortal Instruments. The London thing did it for me and Will Herondale sealed the deal. Of the Mortal Instruments, it’s between City Of Glass and City Of Lost Souls. So basically, the more Jonathan the better.

What is the best compliment you’ve ever received on your stories?
It doesn’t take much to make me smile but the compliments that have stayed with me the most are the ones when people say that if I ever released a book of my own, they’d buy it. For someone to have looked past the world that they love and the characters that they know so well to actually enjoy my writing in itself is…well, incredible. The whole reason I joined fanfiction again is that so I could improve my writing enough so that I could do my own series justice. I’ve had it planned out for years but I never thought my writing was good enough to get it down on paper, so compliments like that are a massive confidence booster.

How do you deal with the inevitable criticism?
I’ve been lucky enough that I haven’t really had to deal with any real criticism (yet). Occasionally someone will be annoyed by what a character has said or done, but that’s perfectly fine. Everyone’s different and so we’ll all react to situations differently. If people do have ideas on how I could improve my writing, I’d honestly really appreciate it.

What is your favorite/least favorite part about your preferred fandoms?
My favourite part is how supportive everyone is, particular within the Shadowhunter community. I don’t really have a bad word to say about them.

Do you have any advice for aspiring writers?
Just go for it. If there’s a story you’ve had in the back of your head for a long time, or one that just occurred to you three minutes ago, write it down! I keep a notebook of all my ideas – no matter how absurd – just in case they ever become something more than a scribble. You’ll never get better unless you try, so if you’ve been too scared to publish your writing before, don’t overthink it. Take a shot.

Have any recommendations?
In terms of books, I’d definitely recommend the Throne Of Glass series to those of you who haven’t read it yet. I haven’t enjoyed a series that much in quite a while. In terms of fics, I’ve got most of my favourites added to my profile.

And lastly, where can all your rabid readers stalk you?
On Fanfiction of course, but I’m on tumblr most of the time and there’s a twitter account under the handle @smimordor too.

Thanks so much for taking the time to answer some questions!

 

If I linked her twitter wrong, then forgive me…I don’t actually use twitter. I have one but never use it. Otherwise, I hope you enjoyed and I hope you’ll go check her out, cause-again-I’m a little bit in love with her. Purely cause she’s such a sweetie and writes so well. :P So go shower her with love and I’ll catch ya later!

Story Spotlight: Battle of the Bands

Title: Battle of the Bands
Author: simplymoshingintomordor
Fandom: The Mortal Instruments
Rating: T
AU/Canon/AH: AH
Complete? yes

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Summary: Jace is an arrogant, spotlight-hogging lead guitarist and Jonathan Morgenstern’s best friend. The trouble is, Jon’s sister – Clary – can’t stand him, and the feeling’s mutual. But when the boys enter the Battle of the Bands contest and all but move in with the Morgensterns, the two of them are forced to see a lot more of each other than they would like.

My oh-so-humble thoughts
So, this was…dude. This chick is hilarious! Her inner dialogue for Clary was so perfect that I was literally howling at some points. And yet, the drama was so real and so heartfelt that I also teared up. It takes a seriously awesome author to make me do both within the span of one story. Her situations were so real, so incredibly relatable. Even considering the cultural differences (she’s English, which I actually think is awesome) and some of the references I didn’t get, it didn’t detract from the story at all. Not only was the story itself perfect, but her author’s notes (which I don’t normally read, by the way) were just so funny in and of themselves. This is a read that is seriously worth your time if you’re at all interested in The Mortal Instruments, or even if you’re just open to a really good story.

So, go check her out at fanfiction.net and leave her some love cause she so deserves it! Also check out her tumblr cause she posts seriously awesome stuff.:) Oh and the Mallard Massacre tumblr she created is so fucking—dude I have no words. So yeah go check her out and leave her some love!

PS. I forgot to add…I normally need at least the hint of smut or sexy times or SOMETHING in my stories and I’ve only just realized that this had none. It had sweet darling teenage lovely moments, but none of the stuff I usually go for. It was just THAT good that I didn’t even notice. So kudos for that cause I don’t think I’ve ever stuck out a 41 chapter story without some sexy times! Again, so worth the read!