Dead and alive – last chapter.

I started Dead and Alive with a plan of writing one or two chapters as a quick one shot and just reunite Sookie and Eric and feel all good and satisfied. When I actually started writing, I realized my size of issues with True Blood won’t fit into a one shot and I needed more chapter. Then one more. Then another. Add more characters to kill. And basically I just went on a merry ride with Eric and Sookie for years while life happened and the muse ran away.

But it circled back to me and I am so happy to say that I am finishing Dead and Alive today. It’s a longish chapter. I hope you guys like it and derive some measure of enjoyment from this story. I know the end could seem a little sudden but I am finishing it at a point where things are resolved for the main players. I am open to writing an epilogue if prodded. So if you have any ideas or requests on an epilogue or a loose thread, let me know and I’ll try doing it justice.

I love every one of my readers who stuck with me on this story. Stay happy and keep dreaming.  

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Running for time: Story and lockdown updates.

Me, trying to shave legs after a couple weeks.

Me, busted by the toddler who will keep banging the shower enclosure because she needs mommy now now now.

The husband, interrupts the meltdown and helpfully takes the kid away, puts on a cartoon and settles the tiny human with a lolly, hopefully for the next ten minutes.

Le me, wondering at the luxury of shaving legs and the five extra minutes I’ll have to condition hair.

Le husband, comes back, grins and locks the door behind him.

Le sigh…there goes conditioning and half of left leg hair!

Then again, he knows all about legs and hair and oh well!

 

I wrote things and am feeling quite proud of myself-

The Grave: Next Chapter

The Boy I Met In the Room of Requirement: Topsy Turvy

Haircuts in the time of Coronavirus (and story updates)

Me: Spends half an hour cutting my husband’s longish step cut hair, going centimeter by centimeter, sweating bullets, this being my first time cutting hair.

Husband (after the haircut): Huh. Looks good. You saved me thirty five dollars. I’ll do something else with the money we earned. Lets get the daughter a new toy.

Husband runs off to order a remote control car toy from amazon. Matte black with skull and web drawings.

Car Arrives. Time is spent on wiping and disinfecting. Daughter doesn’t play with it as she is busy banging the dishes.

Husband: I’ll test out the features. See if it is safe for a toddler.

Me all day: Avoiding the zip zap zooming car around the house as I do chores and pick up the dishes my daughter is spreading around.

Life goes on…

The End

 

Yayyy…I found time to work on some stories. Here are the updates-

 

 

The Boy I met in the Room of Requirement – On popular demand (AO3 and FF), I am extending this one shot to a multi chapter extravaganza. The next chapter is called Integral Differentials. Click on the pretty banner to get to the chapter

 

 

 

 

Dead Or Alive – At last, I am finishing this story. The next chapter is The M Word. After this one, only one more chapter to go, maybe an epilogue, and then we are freeeee (of suspense) 😀

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy! Do share some reviews. And stay safe….

New short story…romantic this time :)

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I started writing this for valentine’s day. Boy do I suck at deadlines!

Summary: Sookie is an executive assistant, working for lawyer Bill Compton. A chance assignment for a couple of months, has her, along with a team of lawyers, working at Appius Livius Ocella’s estate. Who could she possibly meet at such a dreary place? Surely not a hot blonde tattooed biker with a pierced lip and a penchant for breaking rules.

Rating and Categorization: AU/AH, K+

Beta: Veronika Dragulia

Click on the banner above to get to the story 🙂 …

New One Shot…Ghost of the Bayou

I wrote this piece for Kittyinaz’s January Writing Challenge, a piece to match a picture of a girl with a lantern in the dark.

I didn’t win any place and it ‘sucks major donkey ass’! But seriously, if I started feeling sorry for myself about the number of times I have not won in a competition I entered (and there is a whole range believe me), then I would be one sorry piece of human…

Anyways, since I wrote it sixteen days ago, I have been excited to post it on my blog, because well, I was kinda sorta feeling good about it. Kittyinaz kindly made me a banner too, which I am totally grabbing 🙂  These are the details –

Title: Ghost of the Bayou

Fandom: SVM/True Blood

AU/OOC/Rated K

Beta: Verónica Dragulia

Please click on the banner to get to the goods 🙂 🙂

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Dead and Alive…next chapter

It’s frikking 3:45 AM and I just realized I spent all night writing this thing.

And with the over confidence that comes with cola and chocolate spiked nerves, I am just posting it right now and not waiting till tomorrow morning to look over it again, and maybe tweak some parts.

Inspiration is a traitorous bitch! You grab it when it strikes and that’s what I did. With the following result. Click on the banner and read the next chapter for Dead and Alive 🙂

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So I was thinking…

It’s been really long since I posted something here. I’d like to tell myself that I was completely grossed out from the true-dud end of True Blood and couldn’t write anything worthwhile for a while. But I know thats not completely true.

I can also say that I didn’t get the time to sit still and write something. But you already know that’s another excuse.

I could say I hit the proverbial wall!

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All I can say now, is that I’ll stop looking for excuses and just be regular and responsible about updating my stories in the future. You know, crazy stuff about me not being lazy or unoriginal or disciplined about writing?

Yeah!

Truth is, I am lazy, unoriginal and completely lack discipline. So it’s a small wonder for me when I do come up with something to post (some positive reinforcement from VictoryInTrouble helped). Like this chapter from Heaven and Hell house of pleasures that took an entirely inappropriate amount of time to complete.

That being said, I wish to thank and cheer my favorite ff writers who dish out stories like pancakes on a sunday. I am in complete awe of you guys and can only hope to get there one day, someday.

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Sorry I couldn’t help the above gif  😀

So here ya go….The next chapter from Heaven and Hell house of pleasures…I should warn you that it is not completely rosy. But do let me know your thoughts on this piece.

https://sakshichopra.wordpress.com/520-2/chapter-9/

 

PS: On a completely different note, I just saw this article that they were making Zoolander part 2. Wonder if there’d be Meekus in it again. Although I am sure he pretty much died in the previous movie, but a girl can hope :)…Imagine Alex as the goof Meekus in a green shirt and much too gold hair… 🙂 🙂

Have a good one people 🙂

 

About Maybe The Last Time…

Despite my many declarations of being done with True Blood, I admit that I went right ahead and watched it again on Sunday. That, when I don’t do alcohol. Or curse in company. OR go about throwing stuff at the TV.

BIG FUCKING MISTAKE!

So Eric stakes Amber, their last hope to find Nu me! Still trying to understand why he didn’t drink her blood though and why both Eric and Pam couldn’t tell there were multiple humans just outside the door :(. Helloooo writers!Thousand year old viking here! Don’t ruin/insult him like this…This is what my fav recon marine Sg Brad Colbert has to say about that.

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Poor normal parents Andy and holly are still looking for their missing kids. Violet has a violet mansion, complete with a fuck-room. How lovely!

Which brings us to BILL FLASHBACK#1 ABOUT THE JOYS OF ARRANGED MARRIAGE!! Yeah we are real interested in the subject and cannot contain our excitement.tumblr_mlliljOby41qhrmbao1_250

Followed with sweet Hoyt’s return with another 2-episode wonder blonde that Jason totally wants to get it on with. And yes, Jason’s still into walk-men and can run a vacuum cleaner, when theres ghosts of a past girlfriend to clean.

Time for BILL FLASHBACK#2 CHRONICLING AN INTRIGUING CIVIL WAR ERA GARDEN PARTY!!

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On with the rest, Dr. Ludwig drives a hummer. Dr. Ludwig finds Bill gross! Oh we all do…Gramps Niall doesn’t like Bill, but appreciates good spaghetti. And he is not above tricking his grandchild to waste her time. That is such a grand-parenty thing to do and about the only part I enjoyed about the episode, apart from the blink and miss Eric sightings. Sookie is whining about some miracle. Meh!

Which brings us to YET ANOTHER BILL FLASHBACK (#3) ON THE MIRACLE OF CHILDBIRTH IN DA COMPTON HOUSE and Bill is says something I can’t recall to his wife!!

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Mayor Sam needs to drink to think whether he should leave with his girlfriend and their would be child or stay in Bon Temps and do what he does. Which is hold good for nothing town meetings where people can get together and think bad stuff about Sookie! I should remind you, everything in this show is about Sookie!

Oh yes, and Sarah Nume has gone bonkers and seeing all kinds of shit…

The whole eye/brain sore ends with Sookie duck-flapping her arms and running over to Bill’s for some midnight guilt-trip fire-side nookie with a dying of Hep-V’ed vampire Bill, because I dunno, he was her first and all and needs her good fairy vag one more time before he dies! I tell you, at this point, a good honest shooting’s too good for these two! There has not been one major female protagonist that I’ve hated as much as this one here and the show isn’t even over yet!

So, yeah, we needed this –

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But guess what, sometimes brain bleach is not enough…

So I wrote a crack fic. Go on, read it. I bet it’ll make you feel better. I must warn you though. In addition to Bill bashing, I am also going to let it loose on Sookie Stackhouse. The only people who won’t be subjected to ridicule/killing/bashing etc would be Niall and Eric. Sg Brad already read it and is feeling better. Click on his pretty picture below to get to it.

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