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    At this point, more than 100 posts in, I do think it only fair to rewrite this intro. This is a whopping big heap of meta posts, dealing primarily with *Sherlock*, though heaven knows a lot of other literature and art wanders through. The writing quality and style varies from fairly good pseudo-academic to outright fangirl squee. If it's worth reading at all, it's worth reading because it's fun watching someone who really does care how art works go hunting for the engines that drive the show, and to guess at the hidden and not-so-hidden details that may shape the future of the show.

    Original intro below:

    Of all these little meta digressions, this is more truly an essay and piece of lit-crit. I had a chunk of last night and this morning to think about the structure and nature of how a story is told, and what your perception of the story does to your choices of through-lines. This is a lit-crit essay focusing on *Sherlock*, and using Dorothy Sayers and Agatha Christie as paradigmatic examples of two different approaches to the development of narrative spines and through-lines. Meta. Essay. Lit-crit. Analysis. Dry. Somewhat academic. Consider yourselves thoroughly warned. My inner honor student shineth forth.

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    Bilbo Baggins just wanted a normal life. But that’s a little hard to have when a man is bleeding in the alley beside his apartment building…

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    Sometimes Makoto wants to talk about the future, and Haruka will not have any of it, but it’s nice to know that they’re both still unsure about things. They are the sun and moon, still wandering about under the same sky. It’s what Haruka tells himself anyway, until it hurts too much to think about him.

    This is a tale in which Haruka and Makoto have a falling out, but the sentiment is still there, two years later.

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    Pity this busy monster.

    This is the Hulk's happy day. This is the swirl of inner consciousness, weaving through five movements, this green beast with flowers and a Man inside of him.

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    "And the only solace I find is that you and the rest of your ilk will never grace the halls of human history with your wit or ingenuity. You will die, and your absence of an impact on the course of the human race will doom you to be forgotten. You will amount to nothing." Double Dee says what's on his mind, and Kevin holds him to it.

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    I came in like a wrecking ball.

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    Puedo escribir los versos más tristes esta noche.

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    While we ate our rations, Makoto murmured to me that he had dreamed last night he murdered Rin in a violent attack of jealousy.

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    In which Harry tries to enlist Nick's help with his coursework, and there are definitely no Shakespearean parallels.

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    Just collecting all the snippets from tumblr and LJ and giving them a home.

    70- Steve/Bucky, Bucky hiding inside Steve's birthday cake
    69- Steve/Bucky, Bucky always handing Steve weapons when they're in a room together
    68- Chris/Sebastian, communication
    67- James/Michael, surprise presents for each other
    66- Erik/Charles, post DoFP conversations about fashion choices and coming home
    65- Erik/Charles, XMFC road trip flirtation fluff
    64- Erik/Charles, bubble bath
    63- Erik/Charles, sounding, bottom!Charles, bottom!Charles being bossy
    62- Erik/Charles, sub!Erik, the art of waiting
    61- Erik/Charles, Erik making tempting little noises when stretching, first kiss
    60- Erik/Charles, shortness
    59- Chris/Sebastian, ice bucket challenge
    58- James/Michael, in the selkie!James universe: first, second, and third kisses, and hope
    57- James/Michael, preparing to host holiday dinner with their families
    56- James/Michael, in which Michael calls James with some unexpected news
    55- Erik/Charles, in which Erik is a young king and Charles is more or less Cinderella
    54- James/Michael, James waiting in the bedroom when Michael comes home

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    Damian always runs from the past, but the past has a way of chasing after him. Maybe someday, Damian will let it catch up.

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    Post-Avengers. Loki is imprisoned on Midgard until he can demonstrate "repentance and atonement," but he's not interested in penitence. So far, he has successfully scared away every psychologist SHIELD has sent him, until a mysterious woman visits his cell one day...Loki/OC. A little more serious and philosophical than your typical redemption story. (OC is to explore different aspects of the character--not self-insertion! Promise!)

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    tumblr prompt: "byron & shelley. popular kid and nerd au"

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    This is the story of Jonathan Crane, from his childhood in Georgia to the end of his first encounter with the Batman, and his journey from troubled child to psychopathic monster.

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    With the blessing of a new body of flesh, his thoughts and dreams are cursed with visions from the past.

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    After a decade apart, the royal sisters of Arendelle have become strangers. Together they attempt to reclaim their lost childhoods - and their lost relationship - while simultaneously stepping into their new roles as adults and rulers. But trouble begins to brew both between the two young women and from overseas. Fluff. Strong incest themes in later chapters. Eventual plot.

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    A little project I made for my final year as an undergrad. I took the idea from T.S. Elliot's "Wasteland." It's a mix of Durarara, Hetalia, and D. Gray-Man which breaks off into three separate stories that will eventually merge into one. It'll be easy to spot out which parts are which with each poem. Now with more details and better edits.

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    The lives, literary discussions, and love triangles(?) of three criminal minds, before and after Touma's capture and re-emergence. Written in February 2013.

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    She kisses Morgana like she can erase the time they spend apart and alone.

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    Louis est un auteur américain à succès mondial. Un jour, cependant, il n'arrive plus à écrire. Pas un seul mot. Le syndrome de la page blanche. Il décide alors de partir en road-trip autour des Etats-Unis. Sur sa route, il fera de nombreuses rencontres. Une seule, cependant, pourrait avoir le pouvoir de changer sa vie totalement, et qui sait, lui permettre d'écrire à nouveau.

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