because this was in my drafts


On June 21st the hockey world will be rocked by the 2017 Vegas expansion draft. Leading up to the expansion draft, the mock draft has become very popular. So here I am, doing a mock expansion, with people i follow, for my follow forever. because i’m clever. 

**there are no like rankings here so there is no difference between being a pick vs being protected it’s just for fun**if you aren’t on here there were like 7 people i was looking into but they changed their URL so i didn’t know who they were D:**if you’re matched with a team you don’t know/like or you think i don’t know/like it doesn’t reflect my feelings on you at all! everyone on here is loved obviously**i tried to line people up with teams i associated them with**i always remember people after i post these so yeah, just wait until my underachieving ass makes another one if you aren’t on here**i’m a mess but this was fun**

June 17th - Protected Lists

Boston Bruins

7 forwards: @pastrnerd, @pbergeron, @mattfroyofraser, @highstik, @british-boston-bruins, @boston-strong-forever, @bostonianrhapsody
3 defensemen: @zdenocharazard, @charliemcavoyjr, @zanoinsano
1 goalie: @demdimpleskhudobin

Toronto Maple Leafs

7 Forwards: @mattmartln, @bitch-marner, @tahaiga, @hockeyismyreligon, @yammermoto, @codyglasser, @onhomeice
3 defensemen: @romanpolak, @captainmorielly, @jakegardnr
1 goalie: @benbitchops

Edmonton Oilers

7 Forwards: @dratdaddy, @drai-29, @nugent-hopkinks, @maattdaddy, @thatshitkrejci, @leondraisaitll, @sidnezcrosby,
3 defensemen: @darthsaader, @phildanault, @connrcarricks,
1 goalie: @leonsdraisaitls

Washington Capitals

7 Forwards: @somethingnerdythiswaycomes, @allstarrnicky, @icedcaramellatta, @kuznetsovs, @joshhodang, @bunny-benny, @bobrovskies
3 defensemen: @pksuburban, @nyrivs, @cpitals
1 goalie: @holtbyism

June 21st - The Draft!

Vegas Picks from the…

Anaheim Ducks - @fadeastride
Arizona Coyotes - @chychrvn
Boston Bruins - @mattystrome
Buffalo Sabres - @ronaldreghan
Calgary Flames - @kromminator
Carolina Hurricanes - @jimmyhowards
Colorado Avalanche - @oshibwe
Columbus Blue Jackets - @kylorenedict
Dallas Stars - @jordanstaalsmugshot
Detroit Red Wings - @steveyzermans
Edmonton Oilers - @jakegardiner
Florida Panthers - @daletallon
LA Kings - @dayumpens
Minnesota Wild - @dubnyk
Montreal Canadiens - @carey-pric31ess
Nashville Predators - @filipf0rsberg
New York Islanders - @queernuck
New York Rangers - @mostbeautifulgame
Ottawa Senators - @canadiens-not-canadians
Philadelphia Flyers - @provorovs
Pittsburgh Penguins - @letangier
San Jose Sharks - @tommywingoals
St Louis Blues - @davidbackass
Toronto Maple Leafs  - @knifeshoesport
Tampa Bay Lightning - @kaileryamamotos
Vancouver Canucks - @justhockey
Washington Capitals - @alexwennburgers
Winnipeg Jets - @pucksandoars

Just Because, My Darling

My Darling,

Let me take care of you
Even though you take care of everyone
Just because I want to

Let me hold your your hand
Even though mine us as sweaty af
Just because I miss the feeling of your skin

Let me be there for you
Even though you’re strong on your own
Just because I am strong too

Let me kiss your lips
Even though we just stopped doing that
Just because I feel like it

Let me protect you
Even though you can protect yourself
Just because I would feel better knowing you’re safe

Let me listen to your voice for hours
Even though you want me to talk as well
Just because I like the sounds and inflections

Let me lay my head on your chest
Even though we’re just about the same size
Just because I love the rhythm of your heart beat

Let me look at your face
Even though I may look odd doing so
Just because I’m trying to memorize it

Let me be yours forever
Even though forever isn’t nearly long enough
Just because I love you so much

Xoxo, Me

(And I’m back! With a rough, chaotic, first draft poem for my Darling, but i wanted it out fast, lol. Thanks for having such an open, free, and honest love blog 😊 it rocks)

anonymous asked:

sorry if this has been asked before, but is there a place where we can access your ever growing list of to-reads? been facing a bit of a dry spell lately and i've always enjoyed your recs. also hope you don't mind if i ask where you source original stories to read from? i ask this with the course of honour in mind- found that through your blog- but mostly i am wondering if there is a Great Repository somewhere and i am yet to discover it, or if it's just a matter of following the right people :)

honest to god, this is me just copy-pasting my BOOKS TO READ email draft into this text box. I cannot vouch for the quality of any of them because, obviously, I have not read them, but they were all added to the list because they sound up my alley, or just as reminders to myself because I’ve read other things by these authors.

(I have a lot–a LOT–more books on my to-read list which are literally ON MY SHELF and so never needed to be added to this physical list. but I am not going to list those because we will be here all day.)

most of these are recs from friends or mentioned on podcasts (I recommend galactic suburbia!) or based on good reviews I’ve stumbled across:

Aliette de Bodard - House of Shattered Wings
Lois McMaster Bujold - Vorkosigan saga
Italo Calvino - Invisible Cities
Tessa Crowley - Godspeaker
Jennifer Cruisie - Bet Me
Samuel Delaney - Stars in my Pocket Like Grains of Sand
Cory Doctorow - Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, Little Brother
Thoraiya Dyer - Crossroads of Canopy
Joseph Fink - Welcome to Night Vale 
Max Gladstone - Three Parts Dead
Nicola Griffith - Hild
Joe Haldeman - The Forever War
Robert Heinlein - The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress
Christopher Hibbert - The House of Medici, The Borgias
N.K. Jemisin - The Fifth Season, The Obelisk Gate
Shirley Jackson - The Haunting of Hill House
Alaya Dawn Johnson - The Summer Prince
Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff - Illuminae
Mary Robinette Kowal - Valour and Vanity
Justine Larbalestier - My Sister Rosa, Razorhurst
Cixin Liu - The Three Body Problem
Sarah J. Maas - A Court of Thorns and Roses series
Walter Moers - The City of Dreaming Books
Nnedi Okorafor - Who Fears Death
Bob Proehl - A Hundred Thousand Worlds
Natasha Pulley - The Watchmaker of Filagree Street
Brandon Sanderson - Mistborn
Emily Skrutskie - The Abyss Surrounds Us
Angela Slatter - Vigil
Charles Stross - Glasshouse
Cathrynne Valente - Deathless, Radiance
Genevieve Valentine - Persona, Icon

in terms of original stories posted for free online: I am yet to read course of honour, and the last time I read an online serial it was CAPTIVE PRINCE, ON LIVEJOURNAL, so I am not exactly sitting on a dragon-like hoard of them, alas.

NOTE FOR MY BELOVED FOLLOWERS: please, for the love of everything, do not leap in to tell me five more things that should be on this list. usually I enjoy getting recs, but I am not in the greatest space at the moment when it comes to my overachiever neuroticism and tendency to shout at myself about Things I Am Not Doing And Should Really Be Doing, so I am not in the mood to lengthen any to-do lists. thank you.


Title: Trust
Stiles Stilinski/Reader
Word Count: 1k
A/N: I recently started re-watching Teen Wolf from the beginning because I’m like 3 seasons behind and wanna refresh my memory. But while watching it, I regained my huge love for Stiles’ character. He’s hot and sarcastically funny. My total dream guy! Anyway, enjoy this pretty shitty fic. Let me know if you wanna see some more Stiles stuff. PS I’ve had this sitting in my drafts done for like a few months. This was my first Stiles writing so that’s why this A/N sounds weird considering I’ve already written a Stiles fic.

Originally posted by teenwolf--imagines

You and Stiles had been friends since daycare. His dad used to babysit you while your parents were out on ‘business’. Within all the years you and Stiles had known each other, you never got the nerve to tell him your secret. You didn’t want him to find out either. He’d probably run away screaming and never talk to you again. Scott knew your secret but that was unavoidable because he could pick up your scent. There had been a few moments where Stiles almost could’ve figured it out if he actually used that brain of his but he never put two and two together and you were honestly thankful for his blindness.

“Y/N, I missed you all summer!” Stiles exclaimed as he picked you up in the middle of the school hallway. “Where were you? I tried calling and texting but it never went through.”

“Yeah, sorry, my parents took me on a stupid vacation and deactivated my phone for ‘family time’. It was pretty lame.”

“Yeah, sounds like it. But you’re back and we’ll be able to see each other everyday now!” He chuckled. “Let me see your schedule.” He stated, rather than asked, as he grabbed the paper from your hand, accidentally cutting you.

“Fuck!” You groaned as you gripped your hand in pain. 

“Oh God, I’m so sorry. Let me see.” He turned over you hand and saw a long cut on your palm. 

“It’ll be fine. Just a paper cut. A big one at that but still a paper cut.”

“Sorry, again. Anyway, let’s see if we have any classes together. Um…dammit…we only have Science together last period. This sucks!” He pouted as he handed you back your schedule. 

“Don’t worry, we’ll see each other at lunch and during passing periods.”

“Yeah, I guess but class is so much more fun with you sitting next to me. I-I mean, like you’re my best friend so it’s nice having someone to talk to.” He blushed lightly as he rubbed the back of his neck.

You shoved the paper into your backpack causing Stiles to get a glimpse of your now healed palm. 

“What the…” He cocked his head as you looked at you confused.

“Oh. I mean…I guess it’s just not as noticeable right now.” You said trying to sound convincing enough.

“It looks healed though.”

“Stiles, I think you need more sleep.” You laughed, nervously. “Let’s get to first period. Don’t wanna piss off our teachers on the first day.”

You fiddled with your phone as you contemplated telling him. Scott said he wouldn’t but that you would have to eventually. Your eyes were glued to the trees passing as Stile drove you both to the middle of the woods as a getaway from school for the day. 

“Yo, Y/N, you good? You seem a little out of it.” Stiles glanced over at you.

“Huh? Oh, yeah, no I’m fine. I think.” You mumbled.

“Something’s on your mind, tell me. And before you lie, I’ve known you for 15 years, you can’t bullshit me like that.” He laughed while still keeping his eyes on the road. 

“There is something I’ve been meaning to tell you for a while now.”

“Just tell me. I promise I won’t judge you.” He smiled.

“Well, er, I’m, uh…I’m a Werewolf! There I said it. I’m a goddamn Werewolf. I was born one and that’s where my parents always are when they’re gone. They’re not on business trips, they’re out hunting and fighting off the Hunters.” You spit out in one breath.

Stiles pulled the car over and froze for a few moments. 

“Stiles, please say something.”

“What do you want me to say? ‘Wow, Y/N, that’s so cool that another one of my friends is a Werewolf!’ No, that’s not what I’m gonna say because this sucks. I’m always dragged into this shit and it’s fucking crazy. I can barely handle Scott and now I have to deal with you too.” He ran his hands through his hair.

“What is that supposed to mean?” You said, slighting offended by his wording. “I don’t need you to ‘handle’ me. I was born like this, I can control it way better than Scott. You know what? Forget I said anything. I’ll walk back home from here.” You got out of the car and before Stiles could object, you were already running through the trees.

“Fuck.” Stiles sighed as he banged his head onto his steering wheel.

You got to your empty house and ran to your room. You threw your backpack onto your desk chair and jumped into bed, crying. You though that Stiles would accept you and be kind of happy you trusted him with some a huge secret. 

After a few moments, you heard someone banging on our front door but chose to ignore it, knowing that it was Stiles trying to fix his screw up. The knocking calmed down but soon afterwards you heard clanking on your window. Confused, you looked up and saw pebbles hitting the glass. You sighed as you got up and opened up the window just in time to get hit with one of the pebbles. 

“Stiles!” You groaned.

“Sorry!” He cringed.

“What do you want?”

“Can I come in? It’s cold outside, I can’t feel anything below my waist.” He chuckled.

“Fine. Meet me at the door.”

You went downstairs and unlocked the front door, allowing Stiles access to your house. He followed you back up to your bedroom after closing the door behind him. 

“Okay, you’re inside the warmth now. What do you wan-” Before you could finish your question Stiles had pounced you with a heated kiss which ended up pushing you down onto the bed with him on top of you. Once he pulled away, you were speechless.

“I’m sorry I flipped on you earlier. I was just scared because I thought that you know, you’d join Scott’s pack and end up liking him but I wanted you to like me more. I’ve actually been in love with you since 8th grade but I never had the balls to tell you but I guess I just did so…was it okay that I kissed you?” He rambled causing you to giggle.

“Yes, it was okay. And it’s even more okay if you do it again.”

“So you forgiv-” He paused for a second. “Wait, you like me?!” He said shocked.

“Shut up and give me another kiss, Stiles.” You ordered and he happily obeyed.

ok like… fandom shit update b/c someone just asked me when one of my fics was getting a new chapter:

  • first priority rn is wrapping up this draft of my novel and that’s going faster than i thought it would be; once that’s done i’m sending it to my crit partners and i’m not gonna touch it for at least a couple weeks and i’m just going to just bide my time/stay sane by writing fic.
  • i’m also working on two fics for the macdennis fic exchange right now (and potentially more because we had seven people drop out on the last day of the exchange so there is… a lot of pinch hitting to be done
  • after that i’m gonna finish cover up the blind spots (the “mac manages an applebee’s in north dakota and meets brian lefevre” au); the only reason that’s not already done is b/c of the novel and pinch hitting duties. i’ve been chomping at the bit to just hyperfocus on this thing but duty calls lmao.
  • and THEN superhero au b/c i feel bad for just dumping the first chapter on ao3 and abandoning it… it is in progress and it will be fun

anonymous asked:

hello, i was wondering if you had any advice for someone who wants to get back into writing? i used to write so much, pages upon pages every day, i would stay up all night, lose sleep, just so i could finish that last page. but then i stopped, mainly because i had a big fight with the person who used to read everything i ever wrote, even the crappy drafts. i feel like i lost my habit and my inspiration. i want to get back into writing but it's harder for me now than it was before.

start small! don’t expect to come up with something epic right away, especially after taking a break from writing. this is my go-to activity when i’m down on inspiration / energy. it always works for me, but maybe that’s just me. i consider it very low-stress, manageable, and fun.

(and here’s the nosebleed club “on writing” tag - maybe you’ll find something useful here as well 😊 good luck)

I deferred grad school this year

I could have tossed myself off the deep end into a MFA program this year but instead I tossed myself into the actual ocean of figuring out who I am and trying new things and healing from trauma. I don’t know if it’s the right decision, and my request for deferral is sitting open in my email drafts right now. 

More on this later, but long story short I’ve been gone because I have had an actual existential crisis. I wish I was joking! I went from “is this what I want?” to “can I do it?” to “what else can I do too?” to full on “who am I?”

Pro tip: don’t ask yourself “who am I?” while the world is forcing you to grow and really expect to be okay after. “What the fuck” doesn’t cover it!

I’m 26. I talked to a person who said that our ego shatters when we hit our midlife crisis, and we wake up to the starkness of our existence. I’m struggling to wake up a full 25 years earlier, to be fully conscious and experiential of the world. I’m terrified I’ll fail, but there’s not much to fail at unless I choose to do nothing. 

Most days I still struggle to feel like a good person. Some of you have been with me since day one, and have seen me rise and fall more times than I can count. I don’t innately *know* I’m a good person anymore, and for better or for worse, validation doesn’t… work.  

I feel very alone, and the world is echoing with a lot of old negative energy, and a lot of painful memories. I feel like I finally flagged down a solution only to refuse a lifeboat because I’m still in awe that I can swim. 

My goal is to make myself my own center of gravity, my own safe space, and my own universe. I’m so scared! 

Originally posted by yourreactiongifs

Hey guys!

So I haven’t been making that many gifs and edits lately and the reason why is because I’m kinda sick of them.
I always use the same coloring, the same font and the same everything..

Idk if I’m going to take a break, make some stuff once or twice a week or stop making anything.

I’m still going to be doing requests and post the gifs and edits that I’ve saved in my drafts.

I really hope you understand!

I hope you have/had an awesome day!

In real life, I work in administration and do a lot of computer work, so I can type very fast. I sometimes feel like this could get on people’s nerves because it means I can reply very very quickly to threads. Having seen some confessions here, I know some people have issues with fast replies and I don’t want that annoying my partners but other than sitting with the reply in my drafts or another tab and deliberately not replying for a while, I can’t do much to help it.

kittenmusicals  asked:

Hey! 17-20 for the writer asks 😊

Thanks, Krysy! 😊

Cool Asks for Writers

17. Would you describe yourself as a fast writer? 

It really depends. There are times when I’m able to write at least a thousand words in one sitting. Other times I just stare at an unfinished work I’ve had in my drafts for months and not do anything productive.

18. How old were you when you started writing?

I started writing stories when I was 6. I remember writing down my dreams then turning them into short stories with me and my bestfriends as the main characters. Good times.

19. Why did you start writing?

This will sound really cheesy, but I started writing because I wanted to inspire people. I wanted people to read my works and look back at it as something that changed their life or their perspective of something.

20. 4 sentences from your work that you’re proud of:

But your story was far from short. It was complicated, insane, unbelievable, confusing, life-changing, harrowing… and heartbreaking. (from Memories)

The sun’s rays painted the sky otherworldly colors and the breeze held a salty tinge that brought nostalgia to the people that passed by, but it was your son’s voice that echoed the sound of coming home. (from Coming Home)

And that same passion that brought them together ignited in an instant, leaving behind nothing but a trail of ashes in it’s wake. (from Fire and Rain)

Several empty bottles lay in front of him, mirroring the emptiness he felt inside as he thought of the future you had planned—the future you’d never get to have. (from Just a Dream)

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