beckyh2112: (Handful of Quails)
( Nov. 28th, 2011 10:25 pm)
[livejournal.com profile] magick4terri is a fundraising auction to help support Terri Windling, who is going through a very rough time with her family right now. There are some very very cool things up for auction. Please help out if you can.

[livejournal.com profile] fandom_stocking is taking requests for this year!
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A multi-fandom, low-pressure gift-giving fest. Ask for up to ten things from whatever fandom, then trawl through the list to see if there's anything you think you can fulfill. No minimums, no maximums.
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( Sep. 7th, 2011 11:08 am)
Dragon*Con post will probably go up tomorrow. Today is winding down, unpacking, and trying to become sane again. (I have a plush kiwi bird, eeeeeee!)

Transformers #22-23 are incredibly awesome, and I adore everything that Roberts is doing with Megatron and Optimus's backstory as well as what he's doing with them in front-time. That being said, you can definitely tell #24 was written by someone else.

Also, the colorist for #24 hates our eyes.

My buddy [livejournal.com profile] suzukiblu is offering discounted commissions.
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( May. 2nd, 2011 06:48 pm)
Just wanted to let y'all know that the auction posts at [livejournal.com profile] helpthesouth are open.
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beckyh2112: (Lightning Strike)
( May. 1st, 2011 04:35 pm)

[livejournal.com profile] helpthesouth


In the spirit of [livejournal.com profile] help_japan and a whole lot of other fandom auctions, [livejournal.com profile] helpthesouth is here to raise money to help those devastated by the recent tornadoes in the southern United States. This is now the worst US natural disaster since Hurricane Katrina.

We created this comm for those affected by the massive wave of tornadoes that blew through the southeast of the United States on April 27, 2011. These tornadoes passed through a MASSIVE area including Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina and others. There were 137 tornadoes reported that day and at least 300 have been reported dead.


Here is [livejournal.com profile] cleolinda's round-up of posts and news about the tornadoes and the damage they've caused.
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beckyh2112: (Apple Cider)
( Apr. 18th, 2011 01:59 pm)
After struggling for four years to prevent foreclosure on her home, [livejournal.com profile] norilana is having to move cross-country from Los Angeles to Vermont with her cancer-survivor mother.

You can give her a hand by spreading the word and maybe buying a book from her small press.
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The Prisoners by [livejournal.com profile] blue_lacquer was her [livejournal.com profile] avatarbigbang 2010 story. It's this wonderful Mai-centric fic about what happened to her between "The Boiling Rock, Part Two" and the series finale.

I love the relationship between her and Ty Lee in this story, and the relationship between her and her uncle. I love how we see Mai as being very much a Fire Nation girl - she saved Zuko because she loved him, but she doesn't believe in the Avatar and she's just as imperialistic as any other random Fire Nation person.

The transfer from the Boiling Rock to the Capital Prison is a major turning-point in the story. Ty Lee and Mai meet some familiar faces and life gets very much more dangerous for them.

[livejournal.com profile] blue_lacquer does an amazing journey from Mai, showing us her despair at the life of a prisoner, her conviction that she'd do what she had done again, and her figuring out that maybe the Fire Nation was wrong and maybe she can do what she wants with her life.

She also does a really wonderful job with Huu's characterization. I was very impressed by that. I love her characterization of the Warden of Boiling Rock, as well as Ty Lee and her family. There's a chapter while Mai and Ty Lee are at the Capital Prison where we have most of Ty Lee's sisters coming secretly to visit her. It's a stunning contrast to the way the only person in Mai's family reaching out for her is her uncle.

There are fourteen chapters, and the chapters are of a handy size for reading. Not long enough to require you to set aside a specific time-frame to read, not short enough to be annoying.
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( Mar. 15th, 2011 06:28 pm)


The idea's simple. Just comment with a list of fics you've always wanted from fandoms that get less attention, or ships and pairings that don't get as much love. If someone can write 1k words about any of your fandoms/pairings, you donate $5 to the charity of their choice. Then you get your fic.

That's it.

$5 = 1k words of your dream fic.
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beckyh2112: (PotC: Sexy Norrington)
( Mar. 6th, 2011 07:34 am)

[livejournal.com profile] potc_land


I love land comms, as is demonstrated by my addiction to [livejournal.com profile] atlaland despite the way it drives me up the wall. Now there is a land for Pirates of the Caribbean! It is small and just starting and needs you to join and help buckle some swash. <3

Tell 'em Bex of the Flying Dutchman sent you.
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Innsmouth Free Press is an online 'zine dedicated to weird fiction and Lovecraftian horror. They publish short fiction quarterly, reviews of television, books, and movies weekly, do interviews, do give-aways, and all kinds of stuff.

Right now, they're running their annual fundraiser to help keep their 'zine running. These kinds of donations can be the lifeblood for small paying presses, so if you've got even a dollar or two to spare, I strongly urge you to donate. A little bit of help can go a long way.
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( Jan. 21st, 2011 06:51 pm)
My fic-auction to raise money for Queensland flood relief is here, and the deadline is sometime on Sunday. Please bid in reply to the last bidder rather than in reply to me. <3
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Queensland has been hit by catastrophic flooding. To help raise money for relief efforts, I'm offering up a 1000 word minimum fic of your (mostly) choosing.

Fandoms are: AtLA, Codex Alera, Book of a Thousand Days, and Tortall (Daine).

Auction ends Sunday, January 23rd.
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beckyh2112: (Avatar: Zuko Doesn't Get Laid Much)
( Jan. 7th, 2011 10:14 pm)

Tired of the Ship Wars?

Itching to see something that you enjoy?

Check us out and join!




[livejournal.com profile] atla_crackfic is taking sign-ups for round two now through February 5th! :D
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( Dec. 14th, 2010 05:56 pm)
For those of you who've posted recently on the Holiday Love Meme, the first post has reached maximum allowable comments. You may want to repost your name on the second page.
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beckyh2112: (Heart Coffee)
( Nov. 29th, 2010 06:15 pm)
Well, I'm tired, sore, and a little cranky. On the plus side, tomorrow is a slightly shorter day of work, I'll be sending out resumes when I get home, and [livejournal.com profile] atlaland starts up again on Wednesday.

Also, [livejournal.com profile] fandom_stocking, a no-stress little Winterthing gift-comm, is taking orders for stockings now. <3
beckyh2112: (Red)
( Nov. 17th, 2010 05:43 pm)
[livejournal.com profile] chimera_fancies is doing a Christmas sale this weekend! I have about half a dozen of her pendants by now and a pair of earrings, and let me tell you, they are amazing.
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Folks who have outstanding charity fanfic from me: I'll be starting on them in November. I'm going to try to have complete drafts of all of them by the end of the year, then revise and post them in January/February.

This Community is set up only for auctions to benefit [livejournal.com profile] foresthouse. She's undergoing experiemental eye surgery that her crappy insurance won't pay for. If she doesn't get it, she could loose her sight. And that would stink, you guys.

She has to pay all $4000 of the first eye surgery by the end of the month. She has paid $1000 through donations.


To help out, I have an auction for fanfic and postcards.
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