Meredith Bronwen Mallory (garnettrees) wrote,
Meredith Bronwen Mallory

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The Year in Fic Review, 2008 (better late than never! ^_^;)

Here's hoping the new layout colors and background aren't too hard on your eyes, but I just couldn't resist. I love black and pink together-- very elegant and understated. Can you believe this was actually wrapping paper someone used at Christmas? I was very careful opening it, so I'd have a big enough piece to scan.
Why, yes, I am a massive dork. What makes you ask? ^_~

And, filed in the section, 'Better Late Than Never', I present my truly pitiful log of Fics Written in 2008.

The Year of 2008 in Fics

  • Things Rank And Gross Possess It Merely (1/?) [TORCHWOOD] [Jack/Ianto] (February 19th, 2008)
    I was at a very low point, emotionally, when I started writing this piece. Normally, I try not to let my RL feelings and frustrations bleed into my writing, but my feeling of being trapped definitely inspired me to use Tish's POV. I still really like this story idea, and I know just how it ends. I hope to write more soon, actually.
  • Things Rank And Gross Possess It Merely (2/?) [TORCHWOOD] [Jack/Ianto] (February 26th, 2008)
    There's something very seductive about 'Year-That-Never-Was' stories. Not only because of the Master's endless mercurial potential, but also because "Meat" really gave us a glimpse of how *affected* Jack was. Like I said, I really do intent to finish this.
  • Certain For the Dead 5/? [TORCHWOOD] [Jack/Ianto] (July 31st, 2008)
    Sometimes, I get really stuck on a story... stuck for *months*... and, then, suddenly a door opens in my mind. I don't think I could have written this chapter without having seen "Fragments" first, and not just for the canon info. I didn't really 'get' Owen until he died the first time. And I certainly had no idea I liked him as much as I do until I sat down to write this part. Go figure.
  • Certain For the Dead 6/? [TORCHWOOD] [Jack/Ianto] (August 7th, 2008)
    I had so much fun writing this section--- it just felt right. I also have long term plans for the this story, though I think it will be longer than 'Things Rank and Gross'. I hope you'll bear with me! ^_^

This is a truly, truly pathetic list. I can't remember the last time I've written so little. *shakes head* I comfort myself with the knowledge that I was having a rough year in RL-- I completely changed vocations, refinanced my house, attended my parents divorce (finally), came out at work, and helped my brother through a rough break-up. I really want to write more in 2009, though-- I miss it. ^___^
Tags: fanfiction, jack/ianto, slash, torchwood

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