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February 25th, 2017

Prompt #553

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:



Pettifogger





Definition here and here


Remember, all prompts are open to interpretation by the author. Make the prompt your own!

Comments and Questions welcome via the Contact the Mods page

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Xocoatl aka Asharia
Title: Miami Heat
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: Golden Girls
Character/Pairing: Blanche/Dorothy
Rating: PG-13/T
Challenge/Prompt: tamingthemuse #552: Cut A Figure and femslash100100 Alphabet Soup: Knife
Warning(s): None
Word Count: 1,181
Date Written: 22 February 2017
Summary: The heat is getting to Blanche.Collapse )

Cut a Figure

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Title: Cut a Figure
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none.
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Xander is swooning over Spike.
Warnings/Spoilers: Season 4
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #552 from tamingthemuse - Cut a Figure
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.


http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/214558.html
Title: Coming Clean
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #552 – Cut a Figure
Warnings: None
Pairings/Characters: Lee/Roxanne, Lee/Fred
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 924
Summary: It's time for Lee to tell Roxanne the truth.

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February 20th, 2017

Title:→ Duty & Tradition
Fandom:→ Teen Wolf
Prompt:→ #552 @ tamingthemuse : Cut A Figure
Warnings:→ Could be viewed as dubious consent
Rating:→ NC17
Summary:→ Regent Derek Hale had wanted a marriage based on more than duty and tradition, but sometimes there was little choice for either party.

"Derek stood at rigid attention, aware that he cut a fine figure in his regimental dress-wear but uncomfortable nevertheless. “

February 19th, 2017

Prompt #552

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:



Cut a Figure






Definition/idea found here



Remember, all prompts are open to interpretation by the author. Make the prompt your own!

Comments and Questions welcome via the Contact the Mods page

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Xocoatl aka Asharia

February 18th, 2017

Title: Master Thief
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: X-Men
Character/Pairing: Gambit/Rogue
Rating: PG/K+
Challenge/Prompt: tamingthemuse #551: Orleans
Warning(s): None
Word Count: Spoilers
Date Written: 18 February 2017
Summary: Remy reflects on what a master thief he isn't after he's shut out from the X-Men.Collapse )

February 17th, 2017

Orlean

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Title: Orlean
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none.
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Spike and Xander are waiting at the airport for their flight.
Warnings/Spoilers: Post NFA
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #551 from tamingthemuse - Orlean
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.

February 14th, 2017

Title: Unexpected Visit
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #551 – Orleans
Warnings: None
Pairings/Characters: Harry/Hermione, Mrs. Granger
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 883
Summary: Hermione gets a surprise visitor during summer vacation.

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February 11th, 2017

Prompt #551

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:



Orleans





Definitions/ideas here



Remember, all prompts are open to interpretation by the author. Make the prompt your own!

Comments and Questions welcome via the Contact the Mods page

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Xocoatl aka Asharia
Title: When Would it Stop?
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #550 – Alpaca
Warnings: Character Death
Pairings/Characters: Harry, James Sirius
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 549
Summary: Harry must deal with Ginny's death.

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Title: A Party All His Own
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: Ace Ventura, Pet Detective
Character/Pairing: Ace, Animals
Rating: G/K
Challenge/Prompt: fan_flashworks #181: Party; fffc #17.03: Sugar; and tamingthemuse #550: Alpaca
Warning(s): None
Word Count: 1,126
Date Written: 10 February 2017
Summary: Ace has a party style all his own.Collapse )

February 10th, 2017

Title: Trip to the Sunnydale Zoo
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none.
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Xander takes Spike to the Sunnydale Zoo.
Warnings/Spoilers: Season 5
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #550 from tamingthemuse - Alpaca
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.


http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/214165.html

February 4th, 2017

Prompt #550

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:



Alpaca




Definition here



Remember, all prompts are open to interpretation by the author. Make the prompt your own!

Comments and Questions welcome via the Contact the Mods page

Tamingmod
Xocoatl aka Asharia

February 3rd, 2017

Texas Ranger

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Title: Texas Ranger
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none.
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Xander has an unusual song stuck in his head and it's driving Spike crazy.
Warnings/Spoilers: Post NFA
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #549 from tamingthemuse - Texas Ranger(s)
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.


http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/213971.html

January 31st, 2017

Title: Future
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: Walker, Texas Ranger
Character/Pairing: Gage/Syd
Rating: PG/K+
Challenge/Prompt: tamingthemuse #549: Texas Ranger(s)
Warning(s): Future Fic
Word Count: 2,425
Date Written: 31 January 2017
Summary: The future belongs to them, not to the criminals determined to mess with their lives.Collapse )
Remember, Tamers, you only have until 11:59 pm EST tonight to post your submission for January 2017's Monthly Challenge!

If multiple parts, please link to all. If posted elsewhere, please link to that.


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Xocoatl aka Asharia

January 29th, 2017

Title: One Change (10)
Fandom: Veronica Mars
Prompts: #549 – Texas Rangers
Warnings: None
Pairings/Characters: Logan/Veronica
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 1,801
Summary: Logan always screws up.

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January 28th, 2017

Prompt #549

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Hiya Tamers! Hey, 5+4=9! I know, this mod is silly. On to this week's prompt:




Texas Ranger(s)





For those confused, just look here for some ideas




Remember, all prompts are open to interpretation by the author. Make the prompt your own!

Comments and Questions welcome via the Contact the Mods page

Tamingmod
Xocoatl aka Asharia

January 27th, 2017

Panache Kilts

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Title: Panache Kilts
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none.
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Spike takes Xander shopping in Glasgow.
Warnings/Spoilers: Post NFA
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #548 from tamingthemuse - Panache
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.

http://www.livejournal.com/tools/memories.bml?user=forsaken2003&keyword=Panache%20Kilts&filter=all

January 26th, 2017

Title: Enchanted
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: Shrek
Character/Pairing: Puss/Donkey
Rating: PG-13/T
Challenge/Prompt: fffc #17.02: Weird & Hilarious AO3 Tags: Magical Talking Cats (Well, some would call it weird any way, but it was the first tag to grab my attention.); tamingthemuse #548: Panache; and 1_million_words Comment Fic Friday: Afternoon Delight
Warning(s): None
Word Count: 1,259
Date Written: 23 January 2017
Summary: Donkey never thought his life would have this.Collapse )

January 22nd, 2017

Title: Astoria's Decision
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #548 – Panache
Warnings: None
Pairings/Characters: Astoria/Tonks
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 1,079
Summary: Astoria has to figure some things out.

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January 21st, 2017

Prompt #548

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:




Panache





Definition here


Remember, all prompts are open to interpretation by the author. Make the prompt your own!

Comments and Questions welcome via the Contact the Mods page

Tamingmod
Xocoatl aka Asharia

January 20th, 2017

Title: Serenading Blaine
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Kurt/Blaine
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none.
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Blaine's feeling down so Kurt cheers him up.
Warnings/Spoilers: Season 3 of Glee
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt 547: from tamingthemuse- Serenade
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.

http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/213359.html
Title: Girl Chatter Over Heroes
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: Angel
Character/Pairing: Lorne/OMC, Angel/Cordy, Gunn/Fred, Ensemble
Rating: PG/K+
Challenge/Prompt: tamingthemuse #547: Serenade
Warning(s): None
Word Count: 1,476
Date Written: 17 January 2017
Summary: Lorne shares a memory with the girls, prompting talk and thought.Collapse )
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