Fanfic Survey

It's for a university student's masters thesis. Fanfiction in academia? It's more likely than you think!

Please note that you have to be eightteen or older to play.


Wow... haven't posted here in ages.

And really, this post is just to let whoever is reading know that I don't intend to be posting here much anymore. My personal journal is on a different account; this one is strictly for fandom activities. Which, sadly, no longer seem to include PPCing.

So from now on, I'll mainly be using this account to post to communities. Unless I think of something better to do with it, of course.

"Smith and Jones" in America

Oh for the love of Devi... CPR DOES NOT WORK LIKE THAT! It isn't some romantic "kiss of life" (that would be the Nine/Rose kiss, thank you). If you don't use a diaphragm, the patient vomits into your mouth. When you thrust you gradually break his ribs until his sternum is free-floating in his chest. And then, of course, there's the depressingly low rate of success. And... and... and...

Aw, who am I kidding. I didn't complain about the magical panacea in "New Earth."

And that scene was completely hot. DAMNIT.



Strike! Strike! Strike!

Allow me to break character for a moment. This isn't Karma or Nemia posting. This is Emma. Nice to meet you.

LJ is now deleting journals and communities, including fanfic communities and literature discussion groups, that deal in any way with pedophilia. Bull. Shit.

I have nothing against child porn laws. I have nothing against predator baiting. In fact, I'm very much in favor of both. People who hurt children need to be hunted down and thrown in prison to rot.

But there's one big difference between child porn and fanfic smut, that difference being that the kids who appear in the latter aren't real. Fictional characters don't need protecting. I know, I know, "–says the assassin from the PPC." But those stories don't get in the way of the Suethors't rights to write what they please; they merely indulge my right to bitch about it. Playing PPC isn't really persectution for the same reason that Snape/Hermione smut isn't really kiddie porn: it's just pretend.

Look, I don't like pedophiliac fanfiction. I don't read it, I don't write it, I would be perfectly content if it disappeared from the face of the Earth. But I cannot and will not condone censorship just because it's directed against people with whom I disagree.

Nor do I think that the majority of people who write those stories are actually pedophiles. In my experience, most of them are teenage girls with crushes on older men. But even if it's an adult male writing it, that doesn't necessarily mean anything. Show of hands: how many of you have ever fantasized about killing someone? Now, how many of you have ever seriously considered it? Quite a disparity there, huh?

I encourage all of you to send emails to livejournal denouncing this new policy. If you have paid accounts, I encourage you to cancel them. If you have Plus accounts, like I did, I encourage you to downgrade them to regular until this fiasco is over and some official statement has been issued. Hit them in the pockets, that's where it hurts.


Oh dear, Deleterius appears to have imploded. Over Eragon, of all things. There's something terribly amusing about that, but I can't put my finger on it.

Would someone please call Fandom Wank? I'm not a member of that community, but this seems like something that they should know about.


To whom it may concern,

Please, please stop calling him Dr. Who. He is not a doctor whose surname is Who. He calls himself Doctor, and a number of people find it necessary to ask him for further identification. Hence, "Doctor who?"


P.S. And in case you're wondering, he isn't Dr. Sigma, either. Would you just let that one drop?

OTP Generator

This website is filled with crack, and it's awesome. Sadly, Doctor Who does not appear to be one of the featured fandoms.

While playing around with it today, I managed to get the best pairing ever. It's currently featured on my userprofile, so take a look and have a laugh!

In other news, I've been writing some fanfiction of my own. There's nothing really epic, just a handful of drabbles and a couple longer vignettes. I hope you'll check them out if you have the time.

My hero!

Look who's back on American television!

Now watch as the Heroes viewing numbers absorb every Who fan in the US, and at least one in the metaverse.*

Christmas? What is this Christmas you speak of? Oh, you mean Mithrasmas!** Mine was great! I got "City of Death," "The Five Doctors," and "Key to Time" all on DVD, as well as a bright red hoodie with the words "Bad Wolf" on it. Shiny!

I hope that yours was equally merry.

*Nemia here. Make that two.

**You're going to Hell, Karma. Even if there isn't one, I think the Powers That Be will figure something out just for you.