1. So, the lgbtfest fic that I have been working on for three weeks has surpassed 7000 words. There is finally an end in sight, but it's still a terribly long fic that I'm not entirely sure works? I mean, it works in my head, and it works in my beta's head, but I'm not sure if it will connect in anyone else's mind (because my beta, of course, has been listening to me bitch about it for three weeks now.)
Part of the reason that I'm so nervous about it is because that it frankly says things
about the biphobia and homophobia that have cropped up in unexpected places (namely, people and communities I read often) in the past month or so...and I don't feel badly about that, because that's part of the purpose of having a community like lgbtfest. But still.
Also, it's 7000 words of present tense. About a minor, rare-ish pairing. With lots of unhappy and miserable. So... lol, no one is going to read this fic. Which is okay! But amusing. Because this is the longest I have ever spent on any fic ever.
2. A thing of note: I really like this blog post about Barbara Gordon
& some of the ableism rhetoric that gets tossed around when discussing why it is "TERRIBLE" that she hasn't regained her ability to walk. There is, of course, major fail in the comments. Here's a clue: if you have to start your comment with "I don't want to sound like a major dick here, but I probably will," it's a safe bet you are a grade A dick.
3. Another thing of note: over on dreamwidth, they are having a Racebending Revenge Ficathon
. Mission Statement: "Re-write one or more white characters in the fandom(s) of your choice as chromatic/non-white/PoC, in a story of at least 500 words, with some acknowledgment of how the racial difference would make a difference to the story being told."
4. Despite the fact that I have fics to write for people, fics to write for kink_bingo and am not quite finished with my lgbtfest fic of doom, I signed up for hc_bingo
. Because I have no concept of time management. Here's my card: ( Choosing will be the difficult part )
If any of the prompts scream a particular pairing/threesome/moresome, feel free to offer a suggestion. I can't promise anything, but I might be able to work something in. :)