I made a fake disability ID card does that make me a bad person
I offer this hasty sketch to this god-tier au
Ahsoka always gets this wolfish grin on her face whenever she and Padme are assigned to protect Anakin because sure, Padme occasionally gets into aggressive negotions but mostly is pretty calm. Anakin, though?
Padme: Really, Ahsoka, I don’t see why you’re so eager for a dull bodyguard assingment with Anak—uh, Senetor Skywalker.
Ahsoka: The last time we were supposed to have a “dull assignment” with Skywalker he called Grievous “dooku’s punk clanker bitch” and blew up half his fleet.
Padme: I’m aware. I’m the one who had to duel Grievous while you held Skywalker back.
Ahsoka: And it was dope.
The best part is the fact that Anakins not even like a tactful senator. He’s super popular but he and Padme have the exact same negotiation styles as they do in the normal canon
Senator: *starts insulting someone Anakin loves*
Anakin: *pulls out a gun on the Senate floor* say it again
I’ll have the fic on your desk by Monday
AU where Padme is a Jedi and Ahsoka is her padawan.
Ahhh out of curiosity (and because I'm really hoping for the notebook) how many orders do we have so far? 🥰
1,099 preorders! We’re so close!!! 🥰🙏
Tips for a newbie fanfiction writer?
- You can’t improve without writing.
- Always have back up of your stuff.
- Distraction-free software that helps you write do exist.
- Pasting your text from google docs onto AO3 will make it look funny.
- There’s a script☆ that solves that problem.
- Feedback (or the lack thereof) is never what you expect.
- Learn to write for yourself in the first place.
- Not everything you write will be the best fic ever™.
- You can’t control how people react to your stuff.
- No self-deprecation. Seriously.
- A good summary attracts people. (No “I suck at summaries” there!)
- Punctuation and structure are so important.
- Don’t be afraid of using a character’s name. That’s why they have one.
- Get a beta reader if you can.
- It’s YOUR story and only you can tell it.
- DO write that 9861th coffee shop AU for your fandom.
- Anything is an AU.
- Researching is good but don’t let it keep you from writing.
- Tag your stuff accordingly.
- Advice you see around aren’t supreme rules set in stone.
- You’ll learn more about your style as you go.
- Don’t compare your writing to others’. Especially “famous” fic writers.
- Perfection doesn’t exist. Stop striving for it and just write.
- A rough draft is better than NO story.
- It’s okay to move on from an unfinished work to a new one.
- It’s okay to not write 200K words in an hour.
- Any length of writing is okay. Just focus on telling YOUR story.
- Slumps and writer block are common.
- You can always improve your writing if you want to.
- Read lots and notice what you like in other people’s writing.
- If you’re not having fun take a step back.
- Set up a sideblog for writing on tumblr.
- Tag your stuff accordingly. (both on AO3 and tumblr)
- Follow spaces for fanfic discussions like @ao3commentoftheday
- There’s no consensus about ANYTHING regarding fanfiction.
- You can’t please everyone but you can please yourself.
- Some people out there are rude and can’t be reasoned with.
- Fanfiction is NOT your job. Don’t feel guilty for “not updating in months”.
- Publish your stuff because you want to share it.
- Everybody write crappy fics. Write yours.
- Game soundtracks (instrumental) are great to play while writing.
- There’s always somebody out there waiting for your fic.
- Many times you won’t hear but they exist.
- Have fun. Indulge yourself. Treat yo self.
- Writing is the best thing but also the worst.
- Jot down those ideas. You won’t “remember later”. Seriously you won’t.
- Inspiration often hits you when you CAN’T write.
- It also often leaves when you can write.
- Everybody hates and loves writing. That’s the life of a writer for ya.
- Even your fave fic writer can feel ehh about the fic of theirs you LOVE.
- Starting from the middle or the end IS a thing.
- Listen to Natasha Bedingfield’s Unwritten. She knows what’s up.
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🎊 SECOND GOAL UNLOCKED!
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‼ LE BUNDLE SOLD OUT ‼
Needless to say, we were not expecting the overwhelming support and excitement that everyone would have for the zine. The Limited Exclusive Bundle is sold out! Ya’ll didn’t let it stay up for even half a day! Wow! You’re amazing! The discount also expired, so congrats to those early birds. We’re in the process of trying to cook up some other exciting stuff for you all, so stay tuned!
Guess what, everyone. We did it! In just two weeks, we managed to unlock our fifth stretch goal! How exciting! 149 preorders until we reach our final stretch goal with a month left!
We’re officially halfway through the preorder period, and we just need 63 more sales to reach our last stretch goal, the lenticular notebook! 📓 3 more weeks to go!
We’re picking the winners of the giveaway tonight and will announce them tomorrow!
people who sleep on their stomachs should be forced to duel me
I just miss being physically close to other people
What? You’re referring to assassination? That’s over too quickly.
Duel using spears so you can socially distance while dueling
That defeats the entire point of dueling someone.
maybe you and i have different reasons to duel because im trying to kill them, or at least cut a scar across their cheek as a permanent reminder not to fuck with me
there are lots of reasons to duel and killing your opponent is a completely valid one
but you should know that giving them a dueling scar on their face will NOT dissuade them from anything and WILL make them look much cooler
give them a dueling scar across their ass so they can’t show it off in polite society
It is an amazing manga with an almost entirely LGBT+ cast and talks a lot about gender identity, sexuality and troubles faced by those within the LGBT+ community (especially for younger members). Also it is fucking BEAUTIFUL.
Kamatani Yuuki’s use of imagery and visual metaphors never fails to take my breath away.
Please just read the damn manga.
I personally had an emotional breakdown because of this manga having a character I felt so connected to so definitely give it a read my dudes.
guys it’s getting an official North American release!
Volume 1 will be out on May 7th!
I also want to point out that there’s ace/aro rep in this series too!
I was absolutely shocked, never expected to see that kind of rep in manga, but it’s there! The author identifies as X-gender and asexual, so it’s LGBT+ rep being written by an LGBT+ author!
It’s a really great series!!
“The problem is that these people aren’t dead. They’re just severely injured.”
I remember one time i was writing a silly little short story in high school about a zombie apocalypse and i was in english class looking over my draft and i suddenly blurted out a question to my English teacher during a quiet free-write period asking “do you think a field hockey stick can cave in a human skull?” And for a second my teacher just stares at me probably thinking im about to go murder someone in gym class and then i had to quickly explain and stammered waving my notebook in front of myself about how i was writing about high schoolers fighting zombies and she let out this GIANT sigh of relief and everyone started laughing….so. yeah. My poor teacher, i could literally see the confusion and horror on her face….didnt help i just literally blurted that question out of NOWHERE but she was a good teacher who just understood and laughed it off but god….her face.
So about 10 years ago a Virus went through Colorado that took out most of our foxes, and just in the last 2 years they’ve started coming back to FoCo.
This is a bit of an issue for me as the one that’s staked out my parent’s neighborhood has decided that it and Arwen should be rivals, to which Arwen has heartily agreed.
Half my parent’s yard is fenced in, and since their house was built back in the 60′s it’s got these low windows where the average dog can peer out of them on all sides of the house. The ones in the front go right down to the floor, behind a small patio, so naturally every couple of nights at about 2 AM the fox comes by to investigate the property for rabbits, and groked pretty fast that Arwen is stuck indoors by then, so it paws at the glass until she notices it, then sits in front of the window and watches as she goes apeshit on the other side of the glass. Since I’ve come up with Charlie to watch the place, he has gleefully joined in this canine community theater event.
I can set a clock by this thing. Every third or fouth night, it comes around at no earlier than 1:58 AM and no later than 2:12 and I hear:
Dogs: *interrogative collar jingling noise from the other room*
Dogs: *scrambling, thudding noises as they try to get up from wherever they’ve nested and get off the couch/down the stairs with an absolute minimum of grace and coordination*
Dogs, going completely insane, kicking the glass and slobbering and bellowing to wake the whole block up: BARKBARKBARKBARKBARKARKARKARKA AKAAKAKAKA-
Me, genuinely worried their combined effort will actually break the glass, stumbling out of my room like a zombie on 4 Loko to grab them and direct them towards the basement until they chill: GOD-FUCKING-DAMMIT!!
Fox, sitting on the other side of the glass: :D
Tonight however, Arwen was Very Asleep on the couch after a late-night walk and she didn’t hear the Bonking (Charlie heard it but it’s only fun as a group event, so he stayed in his chair, and I had headphones on for work), so in a move of genuine concern and/or extreme trollishness, the fox came around the house, got up on it’s little bastard hind feet and stuck it’s face between the open window and the screen and went, in it’s best “small-child-dying-horribly-in-a-real-fucked-up-horror-movie” voice, went:
Waking everyone up and causing me to breifly shit my own soul out in terror, before having to get up and bolt after Awen who HAS APPARENTLY LEARNED HOW TO OPEN THE BACK DOOR IF IT’S NOT LOCKED NOW, and wrestle 72lbs of dog from climbing the wire fence to go and kick the Fox’s ass, while Charlie ran around yelling and kicking me in the general spirit of things.
This seems to have greatly amused the fox, who I can only assume will be back tomorrow night for a repeat performance of “2 dogs, 1 brain cell”
There’s a stunning size difference between my white kitty and my parent’s orange beast.
And they’re best friends.
no, they’re very much not (unfortunately)
Why does Pangur pick fights with that titan doesn’t she know that’s not a wise decision
Pangur doesn’t make wise decisions
This should have way more notes she murdered these 😍
I can’t deal with how kickass these cosplays are.
and Merida, holy shit:
ignore my swooning over the last one omg
Im so amazed. This is so awesomei
get ready to be gay², folks
holy fuck this is talent.
the only valid m/f pairing dynamics are:
- stupid as all fuck but has good intentions (for him) & pegs him (for her)
- Area Man In Awe of his Amazing Wife (note: the characters need not necessarily actually be married to fit this trope)
- but sir, that’s my emotional support fictional mom & dad
- “everyone, meet my monster/alien/robot boyfriend”
none of these are mutually exclusive
for the visual learners in the crowd
If I may add:
Here’s the whole video. It’s called “Don’t Be A Sucker” and it’s 17 minutes long.
don’t just scroll past this actually watch it, it’s only 2 minutes long. If you re-recorded this today word for word with modern actors and places, it wouldn’t even look out of place as a PSA
I adore the concept of the frogpad half keyboard, but trying to acquire one is like looking for a unicorn. What would you recommend in a similar size category, that could be programmed with that layout? Are there any services that will print key covers?
The frogpad is so cool and accessible, it’s a serious shame they’re not made anymore and very difficult to find. There’s the Matias half keyboard but that thing’s price point is a joke at nearly $600 USD.
But your best bet for creating a clone, outside hand wiring something designed yourself, would probably be a programmable macropad.
Looking up macropads, this Koolertron one handed macropad seems like it could fit the bill. It’s 4x6 so you would need to shift the layout of the bottom row around but with some custom printed keycaps from Max Keyboard or WASD Keyboards you could closely mimic the look and functionality of a Frogpad. It doesn’t use QMK firmware but still has the option to program the keys as you like and add layers to your layout.
This macropad is 4x5 so a little smaller, but if you want to streamline the layout used by the Frogpad it could work. It’s is QMK compatible so you can program in the key functions and add layers as you like! This one is currently out of stock but should be restocking soon. (just got a reply that this site sucks at actually shipping out though so probably avoid).
You could also use half of a Nyquist keyboard and program it in the same way. This keyboard is 6x5 but you can break off the bottom row to make it 4x6 if you don’t want the extra keys. This one is sold as a kit though, so it would need some assembly on your part.
If you’re comfortable with custom ordering a PCB (I’ve never personally done this before so I can’t offer advice, sorry!) I feel like the CHOCO could get really close to the Frogpad’s style. This one is 4x7 so you could copy the way the space and shift keys on a Frogpad extend beyond the limits of the letter/symbol keys. It uses low profile choc keys, which I think would be similar to the height of a membrane keyboard, but I don’t know if you can get those custom printed anywhere. Ordering custom polycarb stickers somewhere could be a workaround ahah. Additionally you’d need to do some finagling when it comes to the layout of the bottom row, but you could always add additional keys to your layout if there are any other functions you would want available.
I hope this helps!
So here’s the thing. white people don’t believe that Black people can create art without it having something to do with them. Our films must teach them lessons, our books and songs and outworks must inform them, in no uncertain terms, that slavery bad, drugs bad, racism bad, and if not then it’s a Bad Movie, and Not Effective and Disappointing. If our art doesn’t include a Sesame Street style lesson on the Horrors of Being Black, then it’s bad screen-writing and lazy and a bunch of other buzzwords. If we don’t gently coddle them and hold their hands and give them easy to swallow theory, or give some sort of strong message on violence, drugs, police brutality, etc., then it’s bad.
I just think it’s so annoying that everything I do as an artist has to mean something to white people. I don’t write to teach white people lessons. I’m sure most Black filmmakers don’t make their movies to teach white people lessons. Black artists have the right to make art for the sake of making art. We’re allowed to tell stories that are entirely divorced from politics. We’re allowed to write horror and romance, to talk about what it’s like to be Black and gay, and to fall in love, and how it is to live in a haunted house, or how it is to have doppelgängers that want to kill us.
I don’t even know how to put it into words, but I’m tired of white people thinking that Black people are put on this earth to entertain and teach them. It’s frustrating and tiring and I wish that Black creators were allowed to just be,
And what’s even more frustrating is that if it’s not to teach a lesson, our art must be suffering and horror, we must be raped, enslaved, downtrodden, poor, to involved with reality it’s pessimistic
And I’m tired of that. I’m tired of hearing about anything white people want. I’m tired of being under the scope of white people as if they are so much more powerful than us as people that even when we make it our mission to create art for art that it’s in the thought of white people. I don’t want defy white people. I don’t want to shuck and jive for white people. I’m not gonna act like white people have this intrinsic power that I need to think of them. I’m gonna be me and do work as I desire. Period.
I’m gonna do work how I desire. Because I can.
Yennefer is a poli-sci grad looking to make it big in politics. She pissed off the wrong person above her and is looking to lay low in a rural town for a while, ‘conducting polling research’ while waiting for them to forget her name. Her definition of laying low involves becoming the town’s resident ecstasy dealer (there was a market void!) and stirring up shit with Geralt and Jaskier for funsies.
After Jaskier fucks up some menial task for the Nth time, Geralt shoves an acoustic guitar at him that he found in one of the barns. “Play quietly, and stay the FUCK out of my way, and I’ll back whatever useless story you tell your useless father about how you spent your summer vacation.”
Jaskier sees him bend over in chaps and starts strumming. “Bounce a coin off your rancher…”
I’m imagining Geralt saying “Whoa, Nelly” to a dragon
There are also still dragons, but they just get treated like larger angrier horses.
It has just as much violence and cutthroat politics as the original.
Witcher - Horse Girl Movie™ AU
Geralt as the ranch hand and Jaskier as the rich kid who gets sent there by his father to work for the summer or he’s not getting his music school tuition paid anymore.
Calanthe “Boss Cal” Cintra is the local land and cattle baroness, trying to buy out White Wolf Ranch. “Animals are only as good as the meat they’re made of” she tells her granddaughter, who secretly gets riding and handling lessons from Geralt.
Secretly married to Eist, the town sheriff.