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    Velichor vell·i·chor [vell’ēkär] n. the strange wistfulness of used bookstores, which are somehow infused with the passage of time

    Keith is a wanderer by nature and when he finds himself in someone's dusty old bookstore it's not much of a surprise. He picks up a book to read and to his horror it's some amateurs first novel. Its terrible, it's fascinating, its utterly brilliant, with characters so heartbreakingly human they almost seem real. But the worst thing? It's unfinished. Being totally above casual pettiness, Keith decides to write himself into the story and leaves it for the owner to find. Said owner is not best pleased but he has a duty to finish his story - and apparently now Keith does too. Keith is soon horrified to learn that the main character of the book is most definitely a self insert, and even worse - Keith is hopelessly in love with him.

    OR

    That one in which Lance is a wannabe Scifi writer and Keith is (willingly) dragged into his mess.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    15,810
    Chapters:
    5/23
    Comments:
    33
    Kudos:
    91
    Bookmarks:
    30
    Hits:
    1171
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    Ashley Frangipane, a young editor and DJ, gets to go on her first real business trip to work with a client.

    Or: a preview of the AU I'm working on.

    Series
    Language:
    English
    Words:
    1,843
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Kudos:
    4
    Hits:
    37
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    Based on an AU prompt I have long since misplaced... something like: I’m a writer and your my character and wtf how the heck did you just literally climb out of my first draft?

    Sherlock grumbled as his fingers hovered over the keyboard. There had to be a better word than ‘engorged.’ Not only better, but given the fact that he’d used it seven times in the past three pages, alternative. Substitute. Interchangeable. Equivalent. Replacement. UGH! He snarled and rifled his fingers through his hair, shaking his curls loose and, hopefully, the cobwebs. He hated deadlines.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    34,207
    Chapters:
    4/?
    Comments:
    173
    Kudos:
    206
    Bookmarks:
    66
    Hits:
    1811
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    Marinette just needed money quick to replace her stolen laptop and sewing equipment during the first month of university. A writing competition with a cash prize was her lucky ticket into something much bigger.

    Months later, enter Lady Coccinelle, newly published author of the Miraculous romance novel series.

    Adrien was trying to prove to his father he could earn and live on his own when he gets hurt in a bad accident and wrecks his moped. A chance meeting with a man who offers him a job where he could stay anonymous was the key to meeting the love of his life.

    Enter the nameless cover model for Chat Noir, one of the two protagonists in Lady Coccinelle's current work.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    25,043
    Chapters:
    5/?
    Comments:
    34
    Kudos:
    157
    Bookmarks:
    20
    Hits:
    1552
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    Constantly on high alert, Genjo Sanzo, the egotistic president of Kinzan Publishing Co., had always derided the threats made on his life. Like hell he cared about that. Putting Son Goku, his ever-optimistic, ever-dogging assistant, in said harm’s way, however, caused the pompous man to seek and spill blood for the first time in his solitary life.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    63,245
    Chapters:
    10/?
    Comments:
    339
    Kudos:
    109
    Bookmarks:
    9
    Hits:
    575
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    Cooking AU for pers' birthday. Brief romcom of a former National Archives employee with a public radio talk show about cooking, the hacktivist he hires, and how their missions of revenge meet and end in love.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    6,221
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    5
    Kudos:
    10
    Bookmarks:
    2
    Hits:
    172
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    A quest, a dagger, an ironsmith and a clockwork courier.

    Or, Dick's last and latest novel is late, and Bruce is not impressed. Until he reads it.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    4,338
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    6
    Kudos:
    59
    Bookmarks:
    5
    Hits:
    471
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    "I haven't slept in two days, cause cold nostalgia chills me to the bone."


    Kirishima Eijiro was an author, currently in the midst of a crisis. He had a deadline in 5 days to have the first 5,000 words of his book written for review by a publishing company and he had about 600 words, a blank brain and some song he’s heard about 600,000 times playing over and over again as he lip-synched the words. He needed something fresh in his life, and speaking of fresh, a fresh coffee would help him too. He hadn’t gotten a full night’s worth of sleep at a regular time since he could remember.


    "I'll watch the night turn light blue but it's not the same without you. Because it takes two to whisper quietly."


    Kirishima, who is dead for inspiration and to be honest, all hope of life, meets a freelance artist in control of his life and that's where the answer to a gaping hole in his heart he's been searching for for years comes served to him on a silver platter.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    13,950
    Chapters:
    8/9
    Comments:
    37
    Kudos:
    63
    Bookmarks:
    7
    Hits:
    918
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    The publishing world is busy and hectic, especially at the ADA Publishing House where editorial director Kunikida Doppo is a workaholic who works everyone else just as hard and doesn't make any time for dating. Along comes Dazai Osamu, a freelance photographer hired to work on a project for the company, to shake things up for everyone there when he makes a wager to take Kunikida out on a date by the time the project is over.

    An AU with multiple storylines, including university students Atsushi and Lucy as well as editor Yosano and romance novelist Kouyou.

    Series
    Language:
    English
    Words:
    3,135
    Chapters:
    1/?
    Comments:
    4
    Kudos:
    16
    Bookmarks:
    2
    Hits:
    125
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    Eren Jaeger, soon-to-be college student, loves reading. His favorite author, Ackerman, is known only by their last name. No one knows what they look like, or even their gender. Extreme popularity seems only to make the author more secretive. But once Eren meets this author without realizing who it is, he eventually manages to break down Levi's shell of secrecy.

    But Levi, living a quiet life away from attention, has a much bigger secret than his identity. His own health is in danger, and only Eren can get him through his illness.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    30,034
    Chapters:
    15/15
    Comments:
    78
    Kudos:
    216
    Bookmarks:
    39
    Hits:
    2855
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    Oh, how pretty despair takes its form.
    How compelling.
    How inevitable.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    4,876
    Chapters:
    2/?
    Kudos:
    3
    Hits:
    222
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    Louis’ popular book series is being turned into 9-episode show on the BBC, and there’s a man with curls he keeps bumping into. [See notes for trigger warnings.]

    Series
    Language:
    English
    Words:
    29,263
    Chapters:
    2/2
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    30
    Kudos:
    152
    Bookmarks:
    72
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    Yoongi loves writing, that’s not the problem here. The problem is when people ask “Why do you love to write ?”. Why does he love it ? Good question.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    955
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Kudos:
    3
    Hits:
    54
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    Meet Chanelle Diamond Tucker.

    Series
    Language:
    English
    Words:
    20,581
    Chapters:
    16/16
    Comments:
    105
    Kudos:
    64
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    911
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    Bilbo Baggins is the best selling author of “Happy Ending” (originally titled “The Impiety of My Mother's Love” ... but let's not get into that). He's got a great apartment, a great best friend, and an absolute prick for an editor. But just one more book, and he's out of his contract — and Thorin Oakenshield is out of his life. The only problem is… he's got no idea how it's going to end.

    Thorin Oakenshield is an independent editor at the end of his rope. His publishing company is on the brink of bankruptcy, his father is ill, and his sister is a pain in the ass. He needs that stubborn little shit’s book to succeed. At any cost.

    Not Another Happy Ending AU (T Rating subject to change)

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    19,359
    Chapters:
    6/9
    Comments:
    63
    Kudos:
    143
    Bookmarks:
    27
    Hits:
    1929
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    I never planned it would get this out of hand. Writing always came naturally to me, something that was clearly my strongest talent all the way back in elementary. But millions of fans? Incredible expectations? The amount of fanfiction I’ve found on my characters is utterly shocking. I’m seen as the greatest writer of the century, and I just don’t see it.

    Noticing my confusion, one of the librarians calls me over. “Hey, need any help?” Oh man, this kid is cuter than the library. “The poetry, I’m assuming? You look like the type.”

    He’s wearing a burgundy cardigan and wide rimmed glasses, honey cinnamon hair poking out underneath a black hat and swiped behind his ears. “Yeah, could you point me in the right direction?” Am I blushing? Oh my god, I’m a millionaire writer, and I’m blushing at the saccharine librarian. I’m so uncool.

    Or, Pete's a writer and Patrick's a librarian who doesn't know he's falling in love with his favorite author.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    25,878
    Chapters:
    15/15
    Comments:
    161
    Kudos:
    283
    Bookmarks:
    47
    Hits:
    3761
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    Brendon writes porn about him and a guy from work for dirty magazines, which is all good and fine until Spencer finds out.

    Brendon also writes bdsm erotica, and keeps it a secret, which is all good and fine until Spencer finds out.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    1,181
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Kudos:
    10
    Hits:
    155
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    After a riveting game of Solarion Chronicles, Sam decides to write his first fanfiction, about the game!

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    2,136
    Chapters:
    2/5
    Comments:
    4
    Kudos:
    13
    Hits:
    132
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    Before beginning a new graduate school in the fall, Louis Tomlinson decides to spend the summer working in Chicago as an editor’s assistant for the Chicago Tribune newspaper and staying with his old college roommate. What he finds on his first day of work is a tall, gorgeous editor named Harry who has the most beautiful green eyes he’s ever seen—and who also happens to be his new boss.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    31,287
    Chapters:
    3/3
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    83
    Kudos:
    482
    Bookmarks:
    264
    Hits:
    10031
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    Tooru Oikawa is the best-selling author of a number of romance novels. Hajime Iwaizumi is going to narrate the audiobook for Oikawa’s newest novel.

    The only problem is, the book is awful, and Iwaizumi is the only person who sees it.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    1,881
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    14
    Kudos:
    111
    Bookmarks:
    8
    Hits:
    848

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