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03 January 2009 @ 03:41 pm
2008 Fanfic Year in Review  
Q & A

Looking back, did you write more fic than you thought you would this year, less, or about what you'd predicted?
More but I'm starting to stall. I already said that last year except this time around, it's true ;) A fair amount of stories are either translations of older fics or stories I wrote a while ago and posted recently.

What pairing/genre/fandom did you write that you would never have predicted in January 2008?
Gretchen/Sofia and Sara/Jane. Femslash is not really my thing.
Lincoln/Sucre. Seriously... Lincoln/Sucre? Not once but twice. One is a crackfic, but the other one is serious.
Lincoln/Veronica/Michael and Michael/Sara/Lincoln (English version not posted yet)
And in French, a Doctor Who drabble. I used to watch and enjoy it but it's really not the kind of show I write fics for.

Did you take any writing risks this year? (See above for unexpected pairings, etc.) What did you learn from them?
Lincoln/Sucre was... a challenge, but I've been writing Michael/Lincoln for a while and I don't think that the unexpected pairings listed above are that "risky" in comparison. Okay, maybe the threesome ones ;-)

Do you have any fanfic or profic goals for the New Year?
No. Nothing major anyway.

Favorite story of this year:
I'm not sure, nothing really stands out. Proabably one of the Michael and Lincoln (gen or slash) fics.

Best story this year:
Same here. Maybe Five Vocations (Michael & Lincoln gen) or Between the Mirrors (slash).

Story most underappreciated by the universe:
Dysfunctional Harmony (Lincoln/Veronica/Michael) or Kaleidoscope (Michael/Lincoln).

Most fun story:
Small Talk Between Heroines (Prison Break, The Avengers, The Pretender, The West Wing, Sex & the City - and yes, it's a crackfic). I don't know if it's fun to read, but it was fun to write.

Most sexy story:
Depending on your pairing of choice, It's Those Hands (Michael/Lincoln) or Boots (Michael/Sara)

Story with single sexiest moment:
I wrote mostly either gen or smut last year so I'm not sure about the "single" part ;) Let's say Between the Lines (Michael/Sara) or in a different genre Atypical Days (Sara/Jane).

"Holy crap, that's wrong, even for you" story:
Bliss (Michael/Sara, Lincoln). Beware of the fluff!

Hardest story to write:
Kaleidoscope (Michael/Lincoln).
In French only, Framboises amères (Michael/Sara/Lincoln).

Easiest story to write:
Driving Lessons (Michael and Lincoln gen)

Biggest Disappointment:
I'm mostly disappointed that I haven't writen more gen stories.

Biggest Surprise:
Cause and Effect (Lincoln/Sucre) - not to mention a few people actually reading it.

Most Unintentionally Telling Story:
I don't have the slighest idea.

List by genre

English. Prison Break. Gen.
In the Mirror (Lincoln, Veronica)
When LJ... (Re-enchanted) (LJ)
Monopoly vs Mastermind (Michael, Abruzzi)
Homes (Ensemble)
The Tancredi Maneuver (Sara, Michael, Lincoln, Kellerman)
Six Past Midnight in a Jail (Ensemble)
Five Things They're Not (Sara, Veronica, Maricruz, Katie, Reynolds, Nika)
A Few Facts About Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows (Michael, Lincoln)
Stunts (Michael, Sucre)
Back (Lincoln, Sara, Michael, LJ)
In Common (Michael, Lincoln, Sara, Kellerman)
That Woman (Sara)
Five Vocations (Michael, Lincoln)
Driving Lessons (Michael, Lincoln)
Well-Advised (Michael, T-Bag)
Marilyn's Chronicles (Michael, Lincoln, Sara, Sucre, T-Bag, Abruzzi)
Aloha, Sadness (Debra Jean Bell)
Once (Kellerman, light Kellerman/Sara)
Breathe (LJ, Sara)
Second Language (Lincoln, Michael, Mahone, Sucre)
Unmade on Earth (Veronica, Jane)
In Private (Michael, Lincoln)
Five Things Michael Did For Sucre (Michael, Sucre)
A Means to an End (Michael, Nika)
In the Dark (LJ, Veronica)

English. Prison Break. Femslash.
Atypical Days (Sara/Jane)
Stains (Gretchen/Sofia, LJ)

English. Prison Break. Slash.
Shifting Perceptions (Michael/Lincoln)
Four Kisses Michael Took From Lincoln (And One Lincoln Gave him) (Michael/Lincoln)
Double-Edged Sword (Michael/Lincoln)
They Dance (Michael/Lincoln)
Impunity (Michael/Lincoln)
In Retribution (Michael/Lincoln)
Almost (Michael/Lincoln)
Maricruz's Preeminence (Michael/Sucre)
Stories I Won't Write (misc. het and slash pairings)
Letting Go (Michael/Lincoln)
No Man's Land (Michael/Lincoln)
A Different Kind of High (Michael/Mahone)
Walk the Line (light Michael/Lincoln)
It's Those Hands (Michael/Lincoln)
Equilibrium (Michael/Lincoln)
Kaleidoscope (Michael/Lincoln, implied Michael/Sara, Michael/Lincoln/Sucre, Veronica, T-Bag, Sofia, LJ)
Between the Mirrors (Michael/Lincoln)
Unspeakable (Michael, Sucre - Michael/Lincoln)
Limited Options (Lincoln/Sucre)
In a Blur (Michael/Lincoln)
Turning the Table (Michael/Lincoln)
Cause and Effect (Lincoln/Sucre)

English. Prison Break. Het.
Misstep (Michael/Sara)
Misstep: Michael (Michael/Sara)
Between the Lines (Michael/Sara)
Stories I Won't Write (misc. het and slash pairings)
(No) Apologies (Michael/Lisa)
Nothing to Remember (Michael/Nika)
Under Construction (Michael/Sara)
Proof of Affection (Lincoln/Sara)
Bumping into Jane (Lincoln/Jane)
Bliss (Michael/Sara, Lincoln)
In Memoriam (Lincoln/Veronica)
Boots (Michael/Sara)
Nevertheless (Lincoln/Sara)
The Little Things (Michael/Sara)
Dysfunctional Harmony (Lincoln/Veronica/Michael)
The Usefulness of a Key (Michael/Sara)

English. The West Wing.
Same Ending (Josh, Sam)
Memorium (Josh, Donna, Sam)
So Soft (Leo, Charlie, POTUS)
Bet (CJ, Danny)
Executive Power (POTUS, Toby)
Wedding, Huh? (Josh, Donna)

English. Crossover.
Small Talk Between Heroines (Prison Break, The Avengers, The Pretender, The West Wing, Sex & the City)

Français. Prison Break. Gen.
La Qualité des chaussures (Sara)
C'est arrivé ainsi... (Michael, Sucre, C-Note, T-Bag)
Dans le noir (Veronica, LJ)
Lui (Michael, personnage original)
Cinq Vocations (Michael, Lincoln)
Après (Michael, Gretchen)
Dans le miroir (Lincoln, Veronica)
Sur le retour (Lincoln, Sara, Michael, LJ)
Des Qualités du chocolat (Michael, Lincoln, Sara, Sucre, T-Bag)
Kiss Me Good Night (Michael, Lincoln, Sara, Veronica, Sucre, Christina Rose)
De la reproduction (Michael, Sara, Lincoln, Sucre, personnage original)
Coups tordus (Michael, Sucre)
Kiss Me Good Night - Sara (Sara)
Leçons de conduite (Michael, Lincoln)
En privé (Michael, Lincoln)
Aloha, Tristesse (Debra Jean Belle)
Inspiration (LJ, Sara)
Plus tard (Michael, Sara, personnage original)
L'image d'ensemble (Michael, Lincoln)
Vingt mots pour Sucre (Sucre)

Français. Prison Break. Het.
Vous revoir : Circonvolutions (Michael/Sara)
In Memorium (Lincoln/Veronica)
Des Qualités du chocolat (Michael, Lincoln, Sara, Sucre, T-Bag)
En construction (Michael/Sara)
De l'utilité d'une clef (Michael/Sara, Lincoln, Sucre, Maricruz, LJ)
En preuve d'affection (Lincoln/Sara)
Harmonie dysfonctionnelle (Lincoln/Veronica/Michael)
Framboises amères (Michael/Sara/Lincoln)
Néanmoins (Lincoln/Sara)
Les petits riens (Michael/Sara)

Français. Prison Break. Slash.
De la prééminence de Maricruz (Michael/Sucre)
Impunité (Michael/Lincoln)
En représailles (Michael/Lincoln)
Kaléidoscope (Michael/Lincoln, Michael/Lincoln/Sucre, Michael/Sara sous-entendu, Veronica, T-Bag, Sofia, LJ)
Indicible (Michael, Sucre - Michael/Lincoln)
Sur le fil (vaguement Michael/Lincoln)
Road Trip (Michael/Lincoln)
Entre deux eaux (Lincoln, Michael/Sucre)
Equilibrium (Michael/Lincoln)
De cause à effet (Lincoln/Sucre)
Histoire de tuer le temps (Lincoln/Sucre)

Français. The West Wing.
Memorium (Josh, Donna, Sam)
Toujours pareil (Josh, Sam)
De l'art de communiquer (POTUS, FLOTUS)

Français. Divers.
Crossover : Petites conversations entre héroïnes (Prison Break, The Avengers, The Pretender, The West Wing, Sex & the City)
Doctor Who : Fantastique ! (Nine, Rose)

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happy is as happy does: Linc Michael Sara S4 Promo - PBhappywriter06 on January 3rd, 2009 03:48 pm (UTC)
I missed a few of these stories. They sound interesting. I have to catch up.
Clair de Lune: origami - canardclair_de_lune on January 3rd, 2009 05:56 pm (UTC)
They'll be waiting for you ;)