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Title: Anticipation
Rating: R
Summary: Playing with Mandrakes would have been more comfortable than seeing Sirius for the first time since that thing on the train and having to pretend that nothing had changed.
Prompt: "The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it." -Oscar Wilde
Genre(s): Romance/fluff
Notes: Thanks to my fabulous beta, [livejournal.com profile] elizassecret. MWPP, Lily, and the Hogwarts Express all belong to JKR. Thanks to those who organized [livejournal.com profile] rs_games. This was a pinch hit I did for round one for team MWPP—finally getting around to posting it here.

Remus' head bumped against the window with each sway and rock of the train. )
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As anyone around here has probably seen, [livejournal.com profile] rs_small_gifts is a wrap. It was great fun to help moderate it with the lovely and talented [livejournal.com profile] magnetic_pole and [livejournal.com profile] sambethe. The master list is up and you really should check it out if you haven't—there is much fun to be had.

I ended up writing three things. The first two listed below were supposed to be drabbles—to thank the fabulous pinch hitters. However I am apparently unable to be concise, so they are 2,500 and 1,100 words. The third is my original assignment (also about 2K over the length guideline, sheesh) and is my very first raising Harry AU.

No Denying It for [livejournal.com profile] midnitemaraud_r
Sirius searches for something to lift the mid-winter gloom, finding brightness and warmth in some expected and some not so expected places.(Rated PG)

Traditions Past, Traditions Present for [livejournal.com profile] rosivan
It is difficult being surrounded by idiots. (Rated PG-13)

Objects Of Sentimental Value, a gift for the [livejournal.com profile] rs_small_gifts community
Sirius had never accepted defeat, a quality that was as much as hindrance as a help, but this one time it just might work out for the best in the end. (Rated R)

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On another note, I haven't managed anything like a year-end post. I feel as if I wrote a lot this year. I know I wrote more different characters and pairings, more femslash, and both more smut and more gen than in the past. Oh, and I wrote longer fics. Perhaps I can manage to post the remaining three fics I have yet to post here, finish Of Silver Light and Shadows, and update the master list. Perhaps.

Happy New Year everyone. I hope 2009 has started well for you all. It has for me. This week the kid and I: rode his scooter a lot (and I hit uneven pavement and flew over the handle bars); went hiking/rock scrambling and did not break anything; went ice skating for the first time and neither of us cracked our heads on the ice. Not bad.
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This was my first entry for [livejournal.com profile] rs_games, finally reposting. The genre was hurt/comfort. I decided to avoid high drama and go for regular old (well maybe not regular old, since it is Sirius) teen angst. I hope you enjoy.

Title: Never Say Anything Right
Team: MWPP
Author: mindabbles
Rating: PG-13
Summary: "So, are you going to tell someone what the matter is, or just keep on like this until you piss off everyone we know, collapse, and end up in St. Mungo's?" Sirius has a very long night.
Wordcount: about 5,000 words
Prompt: Degausser by Brand New. Song and lyrics here.
Genre(s): Hurt/comfort, romance/fluff
Notes: Scene titles are borrowed from Brand New. Remus and Sirius and the rest are borrowed from JKR. Thanks and mounds of cookies to the fabulous [livejournal.com profile] elizassecret and [livejournal.com profile] midnitemaraud_r
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Goodbye to sleep )
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In celebration of the fact that my [livejournal.com profile] hp_yule_balls fic is finally with betas and that I have an actual idea for my [livejournal.com profile] rs_small_gifts fic, I thought I would work on posting some of the fics I've never posted here. Here is my entry for round two of [livejournal.com profile] rs_games. And as Team MWPP's fearless leader pointed out, polls are not always correct. :P

Title: Mystery of the Missing Muggle Studies Section
Team: MWPP
Rating: R
Summary: When current events in the larger world move close to home, Sirius, along with Remus, James, Lily, and Peter must get to the bottom of it. Sirius' sleuthing is interrupted occasionally in order to have sex with Remus.
Prompt: Aquarius (Jan. 21 — Feb. 19): Clarity allows you to evaluate every development with real discrimination and to know instantly what needs to be done rather than facing a nebulous array of options. Certain priorities are about to get sorted.
Genre(s): Romance/fluff, drama.
Notes: Thanks to my fabulous betas, [livejournal.com profile] midnitemaraud_r and [livejournal.com profile] elizassecret, who worked very hard and very quickly, well into the night. MWPP and Lily belong to JKR. [livejournal.com profile] elizassecret suggested that this story' is Sirius as Nancy Drew, hence the title.

some days were consumed with barely-there touches )
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Title: One Last Bridge To Cross
Author: [personal profile] mindabbles
Characters/Pairings: Remus/Sirius, James, Peter
Rating: PG-13
Summary: How many of us get the chance to rectify one of our greatest regrets?
Somewhat loose interpretation of prompt # 31: The Marauders all meet up again in the afterlife which, being shaped to meet your happiest memories, looks oddly like Hogwarts how it used to be. Remus was always in love with Sirius, and is still mourning, even though they're reunited. Maybe it's time to come clean. But it's difficult knowing he only has all eternity.

Thanks so much to [profile] sec38 and [personal profile] such_heights for their fabulous beta help.

 
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The first ‘National Coming Out Day’ in the US was October 11, 1988, on the one year anniversary of the Second National March for Gay and Lesbian Rights in Washington DC, at which the AIDS Quilt was unfurled. The organizers urged LGBTQ people and allies to come out, stating that it was a matter of life and death. Many nations celebrate Coming Out Day – in the UK, it’s October 12.
 
The theme for this year is ‘Talk About It.’ In celebration of National Coming Out Day, October 11, 2007:
 
 
Title: Three Ways Sirius Black Never Came Out To His Friends And One Way That He Did
Author: [personal profile] mindabbles
Rating: PG-13 overall, mild R for one section
Pairing(s)/character(s): Sirius/Remus, James, Peter, Sirius/Severus
Words: 2,900
Summary: I have something to tell you.
Thank you so much to [profile] lesyeuxverts00 and [profile] sec38 for their lightning-quick beta jobs.
 
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I had great fun participating in [community profile] reversathon 2007. One of the aspects of it that was the most fun was working with the wonderful women who provided me with beta help. So, in appreciation, I have Four Ficlets of Thanks:

Four Pegs Down for [personal profile] such_heights
Lily, James, Sirius, Remus, Peter, Rated G, no DH spoilers

 
A Little More Like It for [profile] buckle_berry
Remus/Tonks, Bill/Fleur, Remus/Bill, Tonks/Fleur, rated PG-13 or R if you squint, DH spoilers
The Hardest Part for [personal profile] elsane
Remus/Sirius, James/Lily, Rated G, DH spoliers
Tell Me What I Need to Hear for [profile] sec38
Remus/Sirius, James, Peter, Rated PG-13 (R for language?), no DH spoilers



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I'm finally reposting the first of my two [community profile] reversathon fics, here first and will probably cross-post it elsewhere soon. This was originally posted here  under the name of Primrose Dillwort, or[profile] primrose_dfor Emmeranne Nasturtium, AKA [profile] mauvaise_etoile


Author: [personal profile] mindabbles
Title: Research Required
Rating: R
Characters/Pairings: Remus/Sirius, James (J/L implied), Peter (briefly)
Disclaimer: Not mine, no profit.
Request: Marauders era first time Remus/Sirius. It doesn't need to be both of their first time. It should happen in an unexpected circumstance. 
Summary: Sirius has some exploring to do. He's in for a most welcome surprise along the way.
Author's Notes: Many thanks to  [profile] sec38, [personal profile] such_heights, and [profile] buckle_berry for your wonderful suggestions and much needed encouragement. Thank you as well to [profile] ericahpfa[profile] who let me use (this) lovely piece of art for inspiration.
This story is set in MWPP Hogwarts era and was written before the release of Deathly Hallows, so no spoilers.

Link to Part One:



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Title: Early Summer and Excess
Characters/Pairings: Remus/Sirius, Remus’ parents (oh so briefly)
Rating: PG-13
Words: 1,300
Disclaimer: Remus and Sirius and all of HP belong to JKR.
Summary: Disappointing his parents is not something that he takes lightly, or that comes easily. Nevertheless, at this juncture in his life, not disappointing Sirius is immeasurably more important.
This started as notes on Sirius’ character for another story and turned into its own bit of fluff. Thanks to [profile] sec38for the beta. 

fake cut:

 You are coming here to live.
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Title: It Was Supposed to Happen Like This
Rating: PG-13
Characters/Pairings: Remus/Sirius, James, Peter 
Word Count: 2,300
Disclaimer: JKR’s characters.
Warning: So fluffy it will blow away if you leave it near a light breeze.
Thanks to [profile] sec38  for the edits and encouragement!



Originally posted here) and here)
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Title: 
A Spoonful of Honey

Characters:  Minerva McGonagall

Rating:  G

Disclaimer: Not my characters, no profit.

Word Count:  240

Prompt: Happiness, n. An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.


  

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Title:
Close to Regret

Characters: Walburga Black, Sirius, Regulus, Orion, Tom Riddle and others
Rating: G
Prompt: Day 4, The dug-out where the dragon had lived was blocked by blackberry bushes.

Disclaimer: The characters are not mine and bring no profit.
Word Count: 1,480
Thanks to sec38 for the once over and feedback.


 

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