disturbinglynic: (wesley/riker love)
I got to meet B.J. Novak tonight. Most of you know him as Ryan Howard from The Office, but did you know he wrote a book of short stories? It's called One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories. And it's awesome.

He did a book signing down at Book People tonight, the local indie bookshop here in Austin. He read a few short stories from his book and I wish I could have heard him read them all. I'm going to have to buy the audio of the book because hearing him read his stories was just wonderful. They were even funnier that way. I was probably one of the few there who had actually read the book. You could tell a lot of people were only there because of The Office.

I've been to quite a few book signings and sometimes (like with Lev Grossman) I'm horribly nervous, and others it's not so bad. I wasn't really nervous meeting B.J. In fact, I went up to him and thanked him for writing "The Ghost of Mark Twain." He thanked me, and was very genuine about it, and told me that nobody says that to him.

This flustered me. Quite badly. I don't know why. I tried to tell him that part of the reason was because of when that publisher published that Huckleberry Finn that was completely censored. I didn't quite get that sentence out but I think he knew what he was talking about and agreed with me.

I can only wonder why nobody has brought this story up with him like this. I guess he's never met anyone as passionate about banned books as I am. "The Ghost of Mark Twain" is about censorship, but it doesn't go the route you think it does. It's awesome.

I got so flustered from his thanking me, it must have been the way he thanked me, that I totally didn't bring up what else I was going to say. Like how I had to listen to The Duke of Earl after reading ""Everyone Was Singing the Same Song"; The Duke of Earl Recalls His Trip to America in June of 1962," and how "The Ghost of Mark Twain" is my favorite story in the book. At least I managed to hold off my squeeing and giggling until I was away from him.

He was wonderful and I'm so glad I got to meet him.

Have some pictures :)
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disturbinglynic: (dylan/tyler shh)
Title: An Angel and a Werewolf
Fandom: Teen Wolf
Pairing: Derek/Stiles
Rating: Hard PG-13/Light R
Word Count: 9795
Warnings: some voyeurism. some angst. some off screen violence.
Summary: When Derek was fifteen, his guardian angel, Stiles, saved his entire family. Stiles had paid for that decision. Other angels are jealous of the close relationship that he has with Derek and they want Derek as their own charge. Derek has been trying to convince Stiles to fall and to stay with Derek so that Derek can protect him. Derek has a secret though. He's in love with Stiles and has been for a few years now. Things change for Derek and Stiles when Stiles comes to Derek after the most vicious attack yet.
Disclaimer: If I owned them then I wouldn't have to play with them in stories.
A/N: Written for [livejournal.com profile] angelic_bigbang.

For your convenience, also posted at AO3

Huge thanks to [livejournal.com profile] kymericl for the beautiful art, which you can find here.


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disturbinglynic: (derek/stiles wall)
Title: A Boy and His Werewolf
Fandom: Teen Wolf
Pairing: Derek/Stiles
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 9515
Warnings: violence, blood, come marking, rimming, implied bestiality and knotting
Summary: Stiles is a serial killer. One night, after a kill, a stranger appears. He knows the stranger is no ordinary man, and he's not afraid. He offers his victim to the stranger to eat, and has his suspicions about how ordinary the man is confirmed when he transforms into a beast. The next day, Stiles is getting a coffee and runs into Derek, literally. They have coffee together and the next time Stiles kills, Derek is out there with him. When it's time for Stiles to leave town, Derek goes with him and Stiles decides he kind of likes the idea of having a pet werewolf.
Disclaimer: If I owned them then I wouldn't have to play with them in stories.
A/N: Written for [livejournal.com profile] villainbigbang. It's a little late because of life problems. It's also why I didn't quite make the word count. Sorry!

For your convenience, also posted at AO3

The absolutely gorgeous art was done by [livejournal.com profile] evian_fork. It's really just stunning. You can check it our for yourself here.

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disturbinglynic: (dean/wesly flare)
Title: Don't Let Me Go
Fandom: Supernatural/Star Trek The Next Generation
Pairing: Dean/Wesley
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 16255
Warnings: character death prior to the story, discrimination, homophobia
Summary: Dean is trying to deal with the death of his brother when Wesley, his brother's friend, and someone who Dean is very much in love with but could never do anything about because Wesley was just way too young, comes back to town. Wesley keeps Dean from falling into depression. They grow closer and Dean thinks he might finally actually have a shot with Wesley, but what will happen to their relationship when Wesley gets fired from his job for being gay?
Disclaimer: If I owned them then I wouldn't have to play with them in stories.
A/N: A while back I wrote some Sam/Dean/Wesley/Riker and completely fell in love with Dean/Wesley. This is the first but it won't be the last.

For convenience, also posted on AO3

Huge thanks to [livejournal.com profile] viviantanner for the wonderful art for this fic, and especially for taking on such an odd pairing to begin with :) The art can be found here.

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