December 13th, 2020

Unofficial Swap of Joy - All I Want For Christmas

For 1_million_words a-z challenge - A and their unofficial Swap of Joy, Merry Trope-mas Day #12: Best Friends to Lovers

Fandom: Banlieu 13 (District 13/D-13)
Characters/Pairings: Lola, Damien/Leito
Words: 1,835
Warnings: non-descriptive handjobs

Summary: Damien decides to play Santa for Leito and Lola, but they’re not the only ones that wind up with a present by the end of the night.

A/N: This is essentially full of most of the holiday stuff prompts, decorations and lights and all things merry and bright lol. A little bit of non-descriptive handjobs, and a whole lot of holiday fluff and feels

All I Want For Christmas
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Daily Count to agdhani

I got a TON more words than I expected since a lot of my day was spent preparing for family time. In the end though; I had 923 words. Started (and finished) one story and finished another towards my Christmas Eve stories (I'm posting 12 stories on Christmas Eve as gifts to people, plus my swap story.

So the count goes to agdhani. I hope you have as good a writing day as I did.
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Word of the Day 12/13/20 Latke

Latke (noun)
latke [laht-kuh]
(previously 12-19-14)

noun, Jewish Cookery.
1. a pancake, especially one made of grated potato.

Origin: 1925–30; < Yiddish < East Slavic; compare Byelorussian (g)latka, dial. form of aladka kind of pancake, Old Russian oladǐya (Russian oládʾya), probably
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<b>Latke</b> <i>(noun)
latke [laht-kuh]</i> <i>(previously 12-19-14)</i>

<b>noun</b>, <i>Jewish Cookery</i>.
1. a pancake, especially one made of grated potato.

<b>Origin:</b> 1925–30; < Yiddish < East Slavic; compare Byelorussian (g)latka, dial. form of aladka kind of pancake, Old Russian oladǐya (Russian oládʾya), probably <Greek elá(i)dion, derivative of élaionoil

<b>EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR LATKE</b>
Perhaps the most Jewish part of the 6th Annual Latke Festival was that the food went way faster than the liquor.
<b><i>I ATE POTATO PANCAKES TIL I PLOTZED|EMILY SHIRE|DECEMBER 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST</i></b>

Yet, there was something quite fitting about how un-Jewish the Latke Festival was.
<i><b>I ATE POTATO PANCAKES TIL I PLOTZED|EMILY SHIRE|DECEMBER 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST</b></i>

She came to the Latke Festival because she loved any dish so based around the potato.
<b><i>I ATE POTATO PANCAKES TIL I PLOTZED|EMILY SHIRE|DECEMBER 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST</i></b>

Veselka layered its latke with pork goulash, and Toloache added beef short rib chorizo.
<i><b>I ATE POTATO PANCAKES TIL I PLOTZED|EMILY SHIRE|DECEMBER 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST</b></i>

Now <b>YOU</b> come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
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November Count, at last!

I am the slackest slacker that ever slacked! But here is November's figures at last!

WE ARE ROCKING IT!

Image word: 750 x 1,000. This is up by a fantastic 212 from last month!
(Thanks to erinm_4600 for adding in your whole year so far figures! ;-)

Written word: 2,978,504. We're up by a ginormous 343,843 words from last month!!

1_million_words Total words to date 2020: 3,728,504


WE ARE SO CLOSE TO 4 MILLION!!!


You are all FANTASTIC!!!

So, we're well into Advent now, which is of our longer Challenges right now, but we also have Swap of Joy, which you can fill as we go should the fancy strike you from the ongoing prompts, or else you have your main one to be posted on the 24th. Come on everyone, one last push; let's get that 4 Million, or maybe... can we make it to the 5? We have a few people who haven't updated for a while, so maybe they have some figures lying around for us to add in, or maybe they'll join the party for December and we can get those last few words in!!!

Whatever you do this month, let's be creative out there!!! ;-)