misc: feminist

Goodbyes & See You Laters

So, it's been a forever since I posted here. (It's kind of for a whole bundle of reasons, most of them positive too, huzzah!) I hope everyone is doing well!

The exciting news is that I'm pursuing writing professionally, and have a fortnightly online column with a local feminist zine and am starting to get short fiction published in journals. As a result, at the end of the week, I'm going to be deleting this journal. I thought a lot about leaving it up, but there is a lot of private stuff on here and a lot of fic that I'm proud of and would like to incorporate into publishable fiction pieces. I've loved hanging out around here, and I've truly met some wonderful, immensely talented people.

If you'd like to stay in touch, and I hope you do, comment here or PM me with your details this week! Or you can find me otherwise via owlishgirl.blogspot.com.au and/or pinterest or tumblr. If not, I guess this is goodbye, and I want to extend my thanks to all of your support and for your company whilst I've been around here. It's meant more to me than I could ever put into words.
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Does anyone here have an actualfax blog? And if so, what platform/site do you use?

Also, I'm currently trying to brainstorm names for one of my own. I'm kind of wanting it to be a professional writing/awesome-fun-times-but-rl blog and since the name flash_indie actually has 0 significance, I'm really wanting a new name. Does anyone have any ideas?
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I apparently suck forever at updating. Expect a better post soon, but in quick and dirty iPhone form:
- saw X-Men First Class and kind of loved it a whole lot, even though it sent my inner fangirl into waves of rage at the incorrect canon. May also have started writing Alex/Hank/Raven against my will.
- have been watching Game of Thrones (but am yet to see the finale) and good god that show does things to me. Like, just, fuck.
- also finished the hunger games which was pretty fantastic. I don't remember the last time I read about a female hero in a ya novel that was so self-determining and it makes me really fucking excited that teenage girls are now going to have the opportunity to grow up with a protagonist like Katniss who gets to be her own hero instead of one like Bella who gets to be no ones.
- non-fandom life is good. I'm becoming a grown up and stuff which is a little scary. One with responsibilities and work and rent and shit. Also one who's writing a fuck ton of original fiction, but more on that next time. :)

Anyway, what's up with you guys?

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Skins Gen 3

We Could Have Spent All Summer Here

God, I haven't posted in almost a month. That kind of sucks.

I've been less committed to LJ recently, so I'm sorry if I missed anything. It's nothing personal, I've just had a lot going on. Having said that, given everything, I'm in a pretty good place at the moment. My parents divorce is imminent, my sister isn't too awesome and my brother's started highschool so, y'know, hormones are not his friend. But! My new years resolution was to have a sense of self-preservation this year, and I kind of feel like I'm pulling that off? I don't know. I'm close.

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Does anyone else have news?
merlin: grrr

hello world, hope you're listening

Doubt it's made world news, but the Queensland floods have been pretty horrific. I've never really been a part of a natural disaster before, and it's kind of terrifying, even if I'm on the fringes. Our house has flooded twice so far. Only a few inches of water downstairs(we live on a big arse hill, but the fact that we have a pool - one that I've been partly draining twice a day), but it's still scary. The only casualties for me so far have been my dad's encyclopaedia's which were on the bottom shelf of the bookcase. It's kind of scarier too because my family is all away on holiday, so it's just me in a big empty, damp house. My best friend is gonna stay over a few nights hopefully if it doesn't let up. Anyway, I hope everyone else is keeping as safe as they can.

The state library has also been evacuated, and since that's where my job interview was supposed to be tomorrow, it means my life's on hold for a few days. I'm thinking I might write tomorrow. I've got so many fics that are really close to completion, including an Inception one, three Glee fics (lol), a Skins RPF where everyone sleeps with everyone, a Skins Cook/Katie fic, a Ke$ha/Taylor Swift one (LOL WAT), that Merlin/Harry Potter thing plus like, a gazillion more.

I've been going through my wip folder today actually, and I love finding things that I'd completely forgot I'd written.

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skins thoughts

I'm actually in love with this.

I'm really surprised with how excited I'm getting for both Skins Gen 3 and US Skins. I honestly had zero levels of enthusiasm like, last week, and now I'm getting pretty stoked.

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