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Words, words, words...

So the big bang fic is still moving right along. I'm finally past my middle bit (can't imagine why it ended up longer than the first bit... oh. right. OT3.) and I'm working on getting the baby agents together and happy and... you know, as happy and emotionally healthy as one can be when they're part of an underground organization. I've also upped my word count ideal because again, Nick wouldn't shut up and now we're closing in on the second goal. LOL So I'm popping it up to 18k. I think I can hit that with the baby agents and maybe a little more. We'll see. I'd really love it if I could get this done before Lump of Coul opens up... but that might be a little over-ambitious.

Anyway, here's the counter thingie.

Words are hard.

Another update because if I do this here, I can't slack off as much and I vaguely feel like there's a schedule going on... there isn't, of course but hey, whatever works. And I do really REALLY feel like I've been hardcore slacking off on the big bang fic even though... I don't know, I haven't really been. I've gotten a little bit done every day but apparently I have unrealistic expectations of my writing speed and I wanted to get this done before I have to dive headlong into Lump of Coul so...

Yeah. I'm babbling. Anyway, here's the total at the moment. If anyone wants to give it a read too, I've got a gdoc for this one. Just ask me for the link and I'll share.

9305 / 15000


So I'm stuck on my big bang... I'm sure I'll figure it out soon (she said with panicky laughter) and in the meantime I've got Lump of Coul to start seriously setting up... I mean the heavy lifting's done and all but I really need to get off my ass and start promoting it if I want anyone to sign up, right?

God I suck at this mod stuff... at least I think I do. It always turns out well in the end but i'm sure that's some kind of cosmic luck rather than skill on my part.

ANYWAY! The big bang is... well, it's getting increasingly more complicated (surprise fucking surprise) and I'm trying to reign it in and get the actual story moving but well... not so much at the moment. At least I feel like I've got a bit of a buffer before I hit full panic mode. I also upped my minimum for myself because, frankly, I'm only about half way through this shit at this point so... GO TEAM!

Another update thingie

So I'm actually making REAL progress on my big bang fic which is fantastic since I felt like I'd been dragging my heels through the whole Steve/Peggy/Gabe bit (probably because I've never written that particular ship before but that's too logical a thought to have when the words just aren't coming) but now... NOW! *evil laughter* I'm on to my OT3 of OT3s and they're cute and young and not running the show yet and AH! :D Good times! :D

Also trying to get this to line up as an open triad (primary relationship being Nick/Phil/Melinda but they have other connections) without getting REALLY wordy and after-school-special about it is harder than I thought it would be.

After that it'll get angsty (because come on... two of them have been "dead" in the last year and SHIELD fell and... yeah) then we get to the baby agents (Skye/Simmons/Trip) which should also be fun since I've yet to write the three of them either! LOL

My planning on this was probably not good. ;)

Anyway, here's the count!

5608 / 10000 words. 56% done!

Busy busy busy...

I don't know why I do this to myself. lol But it's that time of year again so it's time for fests. Well, one at least. A Lump of Coul is up and running for round 2. Here's hoping it goes smoothly this year.

And I've cracked 1k on my big bang... not much of a victory, I suppose but still. It's something and it's coming along so... yay!

1155 / 10000

Poly Big Bang: take 2

Hey remember a couple years ago when I did my first big bang and it basically sent me into a breakdown? Yeah, I'm gonna do that again. LOL I'm far better prepared this time and I've got a small start going already so I'm not concerned but... yeah. I'm doing a thing just as I should be setting up Lump of Coul for this year and apparently I can't just have a quiet autumn (well... spring now. For those not in the know, me and the family moved to Australia a couple months ago... so there's that).

Anyway... here's the counter for this one... we'll see how I do!
344 / 10000

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Because hey! I can't stop doing stuff to a fic until it's posted and live and there is no going back so... I've been adding and picking and what not because hey! Show and MCU canon shifts and stuff and I can't NOT shift with it. I mean there's a big ol' "NOT CANON COMPLIANT" tag on this baby anyway because 1. canon stuff has occured and 2. I haven't seen Cap 2 yet. Yes I know, I'm horrible. I'M GOING TOMORROW NIGHT! AND IT'S NOT SOON ENOUGH and I might just shift things even MORE after that but...

That being said I've added a whole bunch of words so I thought I'd add onto the word count count thing. LOL

That is where it sits right now with another flashback (that felt SUPER necessary anyway and I've been debating whether or not to add since... well, February) and some added name dropping and stuff so... yeah.

Go me. This is officially the biggest one go-no chapters fic I have ever done and so far, I'm really damn proud of it.

Please gods of Marvel, don't blow too many holes in it tomorrow...

Completed Nick Fury Table

Yes, it didn't take me two years this time but I did another one. lol I went a little OTPish on this one but... ah well. Such is life, right? Anyway, I'm pretty proud of it all and I'm pretty psyched that it all got done before Cap 2 came out and probably threw it all into the nearest trash compactor. LOL

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Title: Into the Dark
Character(s)/Pairings: Nick Fury, background Nick Fury/Phil Coulson
Rating: PG-13
Content Issues: hints of canon torture
Word Count: ~900
Disclaimer: I do not own anything recognizable here. Marvel does. I'm just playing with their toys.
Author Note: Written for my character table for [profile] avengers_tables, prompt: shades of grey.

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