A Study of Magic: The Application Update

burning night oil writing again

It’s done, it’s done, chapter nine is finally up!

Ahem.

A Study of Magic, the Application was updated. Here, Harry has an important epiphany: HE CAN DATE NOW. Sherlock and John raised him too well for him to start eyeing every pretty girl as a potential *wink*wink*nudge*nudge*, but the idea makes him giddy. Unfortunately, very few people know about the dating ban Harry had imposed upon himself, and make all sorts of assumptions.

Now for the postmortem: (more…)

Fic Post: Clause for Women, Children and Infirm (Chapter 13)

 Clause for Women, Children and Infirm

An MCU based story by booksofchange

The Super Solider Serum is more finicky than previously thought. It only works as intended for a very narrow range of people, and will turn them to peak human condition only when danger is imminent. Otherwise, recipients will return to their pre-serum state (with some health improvements). In this world, Bruce finds himself assuming a fatherly role to Captain Steve Rogers.

Also posted at AO3 and fanfiction.net
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When Writing a Story is Hard…

There are times when I rue the day I decided to write a sequel to A Study In Magic. If only I stopped where I did. If only I didn’t make any promises. If only, if only, if only…

Writing A Study in Magic: The Application is hard. Over this past year, I tried to figure out why. I had a master list of required scenes and events. I had an ending. The characters knew the drill and told me what needed to happen, not the other way around. A good sign of character development, I knew. I just had to write it all out. So why so difficult? (more…)