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A to Z Challenge - Letter A

New Year and New Goals!
Time to reset this challenge!

This year the A-Z Challenge will run biweekly, on Wednesdays, with another challenge on the day's I am not running.



So here how the A to Z challenge for our community is going to go. The rules are simple

1. Each post is either a hundred words or more/ or you can make a graphic/art
2. You choose the topic! As long as it starts with that week’s letter.
3. Post on your Journal, on your AO3, on your body if you dare - as long as you link the post with a word count in that week’s post.

See easy-peasy. You can write about your favorite H50 guys. You can do originals. You can write love poems to your cat. You can write about how great I am. As long as it’s following that week’s letter. We will be going in order so you can pre-plan your posts now.


Are you excited? Are you jumping up and down? Running around the room with joy over such a cool challenge? Well stop that, running and jumping will not get you those word counts :)

Please join me in honoring the letter:

A

Comments

( 36 comments — Leave a comment )
simplyn2deep
Jan. 1st, 2014 04:24 pm (UTC)
Autocrat - 100 word drabble

http://archiveofourown.org/works/1113806
witchyemerald
Jan. 1st, 2014 09:44 pm (UTC)
Awesome! As you can tell from the review I left.
simplyn2deep
Jan. 1st, 2014 10:10 pm (UTC)
yes. and I thank you again.
seshat0120
Jan. 1st, 2014 05:09 pm (UTC)
witchyemerald
Jan. 1st, 2014 09:46 pm (UTC)
How could you NOT do an Atlantis one.
seshat0120
Jan. 2nd, 2014 01:45 pm (UTC)
I could have done Asgard but didn't think of that until afterwards when my sister reminded me...but Atlantis works quite nicely. :)
scraplove
Jan. 1st, 2014 06:21 pm (UTC)
142 about apples! :D Also, I made a new folder on my hard drive and a new tag on my LJ for A-Z 2014!
witchyemerald
Jan. 1st, 2014 09:47 pm (UTC)
Perfect! and so prepared for the challenge too. I love it
haldoor
Jan. 1st, 2014 08:20 pm (UTC)
An Ode to witchyemerald:

(112 words! WOOT!):

There was a young girl called Emerald
I don't believe she was bald
I could be wrong
I'd write a song
But without knowing the truth I'd be stalled

Instead of a poem about this fine chick
I should be writing more fic
My mind is lost
You see the cost
Of not thinking like usual 'bout dick

A story with porn or with romance
Would surely make her dance
I know that she
Is like to be
Happy when the guys remove pants

So it's time to take my leave now
Before Emerald asks me how
It is that I
Am not saying bye
And spinning tales with which to wow!
witchyemerald
Jan. 1st, 2014 09:52 pm (UTC)
This made me laugh so hard, I might have to change my pants! I love it so much!

*Hugs you so hard*
haldoor
Jan. 2nd, 2014 03:39 am (UTC)
I'm so glad! ;-)
galadriel34
Jan. 3rd, 2014 08:29 pm (UTC)
Great one:)
haldoor
Jan. 4th, 2014 04:57 am (UTC)
Thank you! ;-)
kaige68
Jan. 4th, 2014 12:38 am (UTC)
Okay, we may be back to me loving you. :)
haldoor
Jan. 4th, 2014 04:57 am (UTC)
WOOHOO!
chesneycat
Jan. 1st, 2014 09:13 pm (UTC)
800 words - Anubis.

It's a background worldbuilding original fiction ficlet in the universe I'm writing a novel in: a meeting between a poet and a well-travelled sentient starship. It's probably pretty impenetrable, given the obscure context, but it's the kind of thing I write quite a lot of when I'm still fleshing out a world. Right now it's locked to myself on LJ. If anyone wants to read, just let me know and I'll edit the custom settings
witchyemerald
Jan. 1st, 2014 09:49 pm (UTC)
This sounds so cool! World building is so hard, because of the right balance of how much and how little to give.

Hats off to you
sagaluthien
Jan. 1st, 2014 10:31 pm (UTC)
I decided to try to get all the letters this year and so far so good. I have the first done combined with the photo, so it will be posted as soon as I got it betad.
witchyemerald
Jan. 3rd, 2014 03:15 pm (UTC)
can't wait!
galadriel34
Jan. 2nd, 2014 06:48 pm (UTC)
I made it :)

Athelas
witchyemerald
Jan. 3rd, 2014 03:14 pm (UTC)

Awesome and beautiful as always

Also I love that icon too!
galadriel34
Jan. 3rd, 2014 08:31 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much :) I really a long time ago did something with LOTR :)
kaige68
Jan. 4th, 2014 07:49 pm (UTC)
Appropriate - H50 Double drabble, angst, teenish.
wanderlustlover
Jan. 8th, 2014 09:21 pm (UTC)
heffermonkey
Jan. 11th, 2014 09:26 am (UTC)
155 Words - Aplomb
tellshannon815
Jan. 14th, 2014 12:04 am (UTC)
Title: A Is For Alone
Fandom: Pretty Little Liars
Characters: Mona Vanderwaal.
Rating: PG
Warnings: Spoilers throughout S1 and S2
Summary: Written for the A challenge at 1_million_words, because come on, an A challenge was just screaming for a PLL A fic. Mona finally feels that she has power over the girls who made her feel like she didn't exist

Mona's whole life had been one long birthday party that she wasn't invited to
bizarra
Jan. 16th, 2014 04:07 am (UTC)
Jumping in a bit late, but here is my A!

http://froonium-icons.livejournal.com/47362.html
witchyemerald
Jan. 16th, 2014 04:18 am (UTC)
You're never to late! - very nice!
bizarra
Jan. 16th, 2014 04:35 pm (UTC)
Thank you! :)
sexycazzy
Jan. 16th, 2014 10:06 pm (UTC)
Just wanted to check - does the title of the story have to start with an A? The main topic/theme of the story has afraid / angst in it... just wanted to check! :-D

(I wanted to write the title - the many sides of Afriad - would that be fine?)

Edited at 2014-01-16 10:07 pm (UTC)
sexycazzy
Jan. 17th, 2014 12:20 am (UTC)
It's okay - I re-checked the post and noticed that something has to start with a letter so I started the story with the first word: Afraid - hope this is okay! :-D

(Many Sides of Afraid) - Stargate Atlantis, John Sheppard/Radek Zelenka (at the end), angst. also for Word of Day and Rare Pairs challenges!

Hope you enjoy! :-D

Edited at 2014-01-17 12:20 am (UTC)
witchyemerald
Jan. 17th, 2014 03:13 am (UTC)
Sorry I was out for the day. Yes as long as you use SOMETHING with the letter A to inspire this story, you can name it "The Story" and be good.

I am so happy you did the changed, and will be reading your story soon
asphaltcowgrrl
Jan. 17th, 2014 07:15 pm (UTC)
I must not have ever posted that I wrote this (or put it somewhere else, which wouldn't surprise me, really)... Better late than never, I suppose.

The Perils of Living with a Writer: Alliteration, original fic, rated G

http://asphaltcowgrrl.livejournal.com/23232.html
bluedelft
Jan. 18th, 2014 04:10 am (UTC)
scraplove
Feb. 21st, 2014 06:22 pm (UTC)
Also 200 about acting.
scraplove
Aug. 7th, 2014 05:52 pm (UTC)
303 about an armory!
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