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Today I learned that if a character is blonde and has glasses it’s a Felicity ripoff. I don’t know about you, but that annoys the hell outta me. Blonde with glasses is not a Felicity thing, hacking is not a Felicity thing. Hackers helping superheroes existed long before Felicity in the character of Oracle and Chloe (Smallville). Felicity doesn’t own the geeky girl helping to catch bad guys. She is not special and it would be nice if her fans would see that. Felicity Smoak hasn’t started a trend. There are a lot of characters who do exactly the same thing.

Oh look, that is Oracle. Helping superheroes thru her computer skills oh and her wheelchair storyline which was almost given to Felicity.

Let’s not forget about Chloe Sullivan. Oh looks, she is blonde and has computer skills. Felicity totally ripped off her hair color. 

Don’t forget about Nell Jones who helps the NCIS team since 2010 thru her computer skills as well. Madness isn’t it? 

And let’s not forget about Penelope Garcia who’s blonde hair and clothes style scream Felicity Smoak. Some would argue that Arrow also stole from Penelope’s past storyline and gave it to Felicity.

My point is: Felicity Smoak is not a special butterfly who started a trend with geeky hackers in pretty dresses. It’s not necessary to scream ripoff when a woman hacker appears because your beloved is a character patched with attributes from various characters who were popular long before her.

She has nothing original.

In the last week ALONE, oliciters have:

- Lined up at a con just to ask Katie about the “new” canary so they can laugh about it with their lil twitter friends

- Slutshamed, victim blamed and advocated rape-culture by LITERALLY looking up names/photos of WB/CW execs to place bets on who Katie slept with to get her job back, spreading viscious, slanderous lies by suggesting her re-hiring is the result of blackmail related to her leaked photos, and implying she is benefitting from the fact she was violated.

- Have offered to send people said illegally distributed, sexual content without consent to any mutual who likes the tweet.

- Have @ Katie with insults because of her re-hiring.

- Bodyshamed her.

- Have had the fucking audacity to flock to Stephen and Marc, screaming the victim and whining about how they feel “unsafe” and are being “harassed” (when people are calling them out) and bringing up hate against Emily as an excuse to justify their negativity

- After a year of mocking Laurel fans, celebrating Black Canary’s death, creating a “ByeByeBirdie” hashtag, raising money to send the writers a giftbasket for killing her, kept posting gifs of her death scene at Laurel fans and telling them to “get over it”, they are now having a fullblown meltdown and screaming fanservice and playing the victim over the fact a 5 minute guest appearance, AU version of Felicity got killed on a totally different show???? That’s nothing short of fucking karma, but go off I guess.

All of this over A. Fucking. Ship.

I’ve never come across such petty, disrespectful, self-absorbed, entitled, hateful, misogynistic, childish people in my whole fucking life. And this has all been since Saturday. FIVE FUCKING DAYS.

Anyone who is a part of the fandom and doesn’t call them out is just as bad and can fuck off right now.

Olicity Fic Rec (Part 1)

Hey everybody! I have been wanting to do a fic rec for a while, but I haven’t been able to find the time to do it. Luckily now that school and finals are over, I finally can! I kinda tried to organize this fic rec by categories and stuff and I got really carried away lol, but I hope you enjoy!

SOME OF MY FAVORITE FICS (Not necessarily recent fics, just fics I LOVE (not all of my favorites bc we’d be here for days), and for the recent fics that are also my favorites, I put them in the recent section):

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Sportsmanlike Conduct by @mogirl97: Overall one of my favorite sports AU’s! It has both fluff and angst, and I literally couldn’t stop reading it! I originally read it when it first came out, and each update made me so happy! Not to mention, hockey is literally my favorite sport (and I may or may not be a Flyers super fan) so this fic was especially fun to read! It all begins in college, when Felicity meets Oliver Queen, a handsome and talented hockey player! They hit it off immediately, and their relationship is so good, but of course, things get in the way! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND! Such an amazing fic!!

Times Like These by @anthfan: I REREAD THIS EVERY SINGLE NIGHT I’M NOT EVEN KIDDING (i literally just re-read it and finished it before I started making this post)! If you have free time, go read this fic, and if you don’t have free time, drop what you’re doing, make time, and go read this fic! This fic is so good, and all of Oliver and Felicity’s interactions are so well done. I actually only came across this story a few months ago, and I am so mad I didn’t find it sooner, but now that I have read it, I can’t stop reading it over and over! It begins with Felicity’s stalker and cousin, Nate, coming back into her life, and of course, Oliver and Dig doing everything they can to protect her. SO GOOD. SO SO SO SO GOOD. I’m not gonna lie, this fic made me cry, and I rarely ever cry, so that should tell you how AMAZING this fic is!

The Firebird by @supersillyanddorky06: Am I gonna rec every single one of Matty’s fics? Yes. And the Firebird is NO EXCEPTION! This fic was recently finished (ending was super amazing) and if you’re looking for an amazing, riveting fic to read, go READ IT RIGHT NOW! I literally would not put this fic down when I first read it, and everytime I go back and re-read it, I read it from start to finish because its SO GOOD(lol the amount of HW i’ve been able to complete has gone way down since I started reading matty’s fics). This fic is an Al-Sahim story, but has Oliver in Felicity’s house every night, not saying a word, and watching Tv with her, after Felicity finds Oliver about to kill someone one night. Basically, Oliver starts seeking Felicity after that night, and you’ll have to see what happens! Honestly tho, I don’t know how to describe this fic (it’s too amazing to put into words), so just go READ IT!

Forever is Composed of Nows by @dust2dust34 and @so-caffeinated: I’m pretty sure everyone has read this fic, but that’s because it’s only the best thing to ever exist! I read this fic a while ago, but lost it, and when I found it again, not only was it completed, but there was a SEQUEL and I SCREAMED OUT LOUD BECAUSE OBVIOUSLY! Such a good fic, and as a person who doesn’t even like children, I fell in love with Ellie Queen (believe me that is saying a lot, like i hate kids, but this story made me absolutely love Ellie) ! This fic has so much amazing fluff, and good angst, and just a wonderful wonderful plot. I love having the Queen fam in it, and every single chapter is just so good. It begins with Ellie Queen, Oliver and Felicity’s daughter, being brought into the past to escape Zoom, when Felicity and Oliver are not together, and haven’t even accepted their feelings for each other. SO GOOD. Such a great idea for a fic, that was made into a beautiful story, and I love it so much!

With our Backs to the Wall (Darkness will Fall) by @theirhappystory: ONE OF MY ALL TIME FAVORITES LIKE I CAN’T EXPLAIN GUYS ITS SO SO GOOD!! I am the biggest sucker for Army AU’s and age differences and this fic touches upon both of those and does it so well. Every single moment in this fic I absolutely love, and I really can’t put into words how good it is. You have to read it. You just have to. It starts with Oliver returning from war, coming back to a home with Felicity, who is looking much different and more mature then when he lost saw her. Oliver struggles with keeping his feelings and thoughts in check, and it is GLORIOUS! GO READ IT! I LOVE THIS FIC SO SO SO MUCH!

Or Forever Hold Your Peace by @katanabaabe: Such an incredibly angsty and beautiful fic, that you won’t be able to put down! I came across this fic a long time ago, and I am still just as obsessed with it now as I was then. I loved how this story was done, and I loved the way that Oliver and Felicity’s relationship plays out. I LOVE ANGST, and this fic had such well done angst it was impossible to put down. It begins with Oliver comforting Felicity after she is very upset over what happened with her fiancé, Ray Palmer, and things escalate. Such a good fic!

Where There’s Smoak There’s Fire by FelOllie @littlered-sourwolf: THIS IS SUCH AN AMAZING FIC! I have re read this story countless times, and I think it gets better each time. I love, love, love, the way Felicity and Oliver’s friendship plays out, with tons of sexual tension and teasing, and the angst (oh my god the angst is so good guys) all just is written together so beautifully you have to go read it! It begins with Oliver and Felicity, five years after the count took her, being the best of friends. I don’t want to spoil too much, but all I can say is READ IT because you will not regret it! Amazing amazing story!

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I’m holding The Phoenix in my hand.
AS A BOOK.
I’M NOT OKAY.
This is so precious omg @walker-oliciter ! Thank you for the gift ❤️

Fabulous Olicity Fanfic Friday - April 7th, 2017

Originally posted by mariechapuis

Happy Friday! So this is my attempt to both thank awesome fanfic writers for their amazing work and offer my recommendations to anyone who is interested. Here are the fantastic fanfic stories I read this week! Click on the titles to get the links! They are posted in the order I read them. 

What She Had To Do by @wherethereissmoak - Post-5x18 fic. I wanted to explore what Felicity was thinking a bit in the episode and why she wasn’t there with Digg when he talked to Oliver. And then of course, I couldn’t leave it at a sad point so I had to add some future spec. :)

Olicity 5x19 Drabble by @laurabelle2930 - Oliver and Felicity have a very important conversation 

Hold Me Closer by @jsevick - A lovely 4x09 moment

Time Will Wait for No One multi-chapter by @sentence-fragments Oliver and Felicity are blissfully happy together until a cruel twist of fate sinks the Queen’s Gambit while Oliver and his father are on their way to China for business. Oliver miraculously survives, fighting every day to make his way back to her. He learns about some things that have happened in his absence and decides to stay away. Until he doesn’t have a choice.

Time for a Story multi-chapter by @smkkbert - This fic shows Olicity and their life as a (married) couple with family. Although Olicity (and their kids) are the protagonists, other characters of Arrow and Flash make appearances. Totally catching up - I’m on Ch 126!

Therapy by @geneshaven Oliver seeks therapy post 3x23

Every Step of the Way by longlivefelicitythequeen - Things get heated when Oliver tries to stop Felicity. Based on the promo for 5.19.

The White Queen by @felicityollies - How do you break a man that is already so very broken? You break the love of his life, of course. Very Dark.  

In Another Life (I Could be Your Man) multi-chapter by @angelicmisskitty - Their lives couldn’t be more different - and yet Oliver can’t take his eyes off the beautiful blonde woman that leaves the subway every morning at 7.43am. There is something about her that makes him look up every morning - something that also makes him aware he’ll never be good enough for her, or that she’d even notice him. He had no idea how much his life would change the day he rushed over to help her…Olicity AU - no Lian Yu, no saving the city (at least not in the way we know from Arrow :D ) LOVE LOVE, LOVE!

A Touch Unlike Any Other multi-chapter by @mel-loves-all Olicity Regency - The Earl of Archer out for the first time in a long time - LOVE THIS.

Those Eyes by @mr-and-mrs-queen - Olicity scene once Oliver returns from being tortured

A Little One Shot by @ruwithmeguys - Olicity face off with Chase

Autumn Dreams multi-chapter by @sadfangirl05 - What happens when recent college graduate Oliver Queen meets Goth Felicity Smoak? They fall in love, because of course they do. After a rushed elopement they’re quickly separated, but the paperwork was never filed.It’s 10 years later and they need to get divorced right away, as Felicity’s getting married…

Untitled by @dettiot - Felicity meets the star baseball player

Untitled by @dettiot - College AU. Oliver is on the baseball team and needs Felicity to tutor him to stay on the team.

Hidden Alleys by @adiwriting for Olicity Valentine’s Day Smut-a-Thon - Prompt: “I’d be more than happy to show you a good time, if you’re looking for one.”

Exposure Therapy multi-chapter by lilbluednacer - Oliver comes up with a creative solution to help Felicity with a problem. Falling in love with her wasn’t part of the plan.

Another Entry from Oliver’s Journal by @geneshaven - Oliver’s thoughts as written in his journal

Untitled by @dettiot - Oliver is a baseball star who thinks too much of himself and Felicity is the agent who has to rein him in.                                                    

Red Pens and Rescues by @tdgal1 - Picking up where 5x18 ends a look at what could happen

Pacing at Night multi-chapter by @walker-oliciter - The problem didn’t start when she first had a one-night stand with Oliver Queen. It didn’t start when she found out he was a ruthless Bratva Captain, nor did it start when her affair with him continued. It didn’t start when she realized she had a crush on him. No, it started when two tiny pink lines appeared on a pregnancy test.

Untitled by @dettiot - Oliver works in a sports bar and has a crush on one of his customers

To Sacrifice the Sun multi-chapter by @emmilynestill - Oliver and Felicity are ARGUS agents working on a mission in Mexico, the two share some very important history. LOVE THIS

Keep it Professional multi-chapter by @mogirl97 - Oliver is assigned to be Felicity’s bodyguard

Untitled by @dettiot - First meeting, Oliver hits Felicity in the head with a baseball with a throw or popfly gone wrong                                                        

Trust Me multi-chapter by @felicityollies - When a prostitute meets the perfect client, she has to remind herself that there’s no room for getting close to someone in her line of work.

Darling, kiss me slow (your heart is all your own) by @smoakingskye - A short drabble set sometime after the end of season 5 (probably) after Oliver and Felicity finally reconnect.

Untitled @eilowyn1 - Scene with Olicity shopping at Bed Bath and Beyond - BECAUSE it can be done brilliantly as seen here

Pieces of Always multi-chapter by @so-caffeinated and @dust2dust34 - Life continues after Forever is Composed of Nows. Ongoing non-linear collection of family moments for the Queens.

Picture Perfect multi-chapter by @thebookjumper - She’s not really sure what prompted her to do it.   Okay, that might be a bit of a lie.  Sure, she’s not completely positive of her reasoning, but she would bet Oliver’s fortune that it had quite a bit to do with the four empty bottles of wine littering her countertop and the three other women lounging around her apartment in various states of undress.She doesn’t want to be cute anymore.  She’s sexy and she’s going to prove it. SO AWESOME!

In My Daughter’s Eyes multi-chapter by @smkkbert - Oliver and Felicity are parents following a teenage pregnancy, they balance family life with school and I love it!

As Easy As Falling multi-chapter by @charlinert - Felicity has just received tragic news when she meets Oliver, I believe there is hope, highly recommend but you will cry but not every chapter!

Return to Me multi-chapter by @diggo26 - What would you do if you woke up tomorrow with the last 5 years of your memories gone? After an unfortunate accident, Oliver Queen must figure out his place in a life he has no memory of whilst his wife, Felicity, does everything she can to support him. With emotions, secrets and relationships pushed to the limits; will love and friendship be enough to turn back the hands of time?

Can Hell Be Heaven multi-chapter by @marytagus Felicity uses her hacker skills to protect Oliver from Prometheus and gets caught - Excellent!

Married by @geneshaven What would have happened, I wonder, if Cutter never showed up at the fake wedding?

Bound to You multi-chapter by @bindy417 - Felicity is an ARGUS agent and Oliver with the Bratva but they met long before that! This story gives the past and the present.  

Return to the Den of Snakes multi-chapter by @dmichellewrites - Team Arrow and Flash’s joint mission marked their second trip to Markovia. Dimitrij Lazarov Jr., the brother of a foe these heroes had faced once before was seeking revenge not on solely Oliver, but all who chose to help him. It was a vendetta against both Oliver and Barry, three years in the making. They return to the den of snakes, which leads them back to Castle Wallenstein. Love is in the air for Oliver and Felicity. Friendships are stronger than ever, but which two will fall off course from their groups?

The Story Writes Itself  by @geneshaven - How an episode of Arrow is created

A Cure for the Cold by @it-was-a-red-heeler - A glimpse into Season 6

Falling for an Angel multi-chapter by @missafairy - What happens if an angel falls from the sky? Oliver Queen is a respected club owner in his hometown - Starling City. His life abruptly changes when one night he finds a beautiful girl claiming to have fallen from heaven. With her wings tucked into a jacket he helps her navigate her now human life while trying not to fall in love. Nothing can go wrong even if she drinks all of his coffee and cries in the shower, right?

Teddy Bears and Lullabies by @emmilynestill - John Diggle was not ready to forgive Oliver for what he had done to his family.  He didn’t care how many incredibly thoughtful gifts with accompanying heartwarming notes arrived for his daughter every Monday afternoon.  In fact, the whole thing was starting to make him rather grumpy. But this, this last gift might push Digg right over the edge.Set between Arrow Season 3-4, but now Season 4 Cannon Compliant

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WEEK ONE PROMPT:  SUMMER VACATION

Thank you so much to all of you incredible writers out there who participated in Week One of the Olicity HIatus Fic-A-Thon!  The prompt was Summer Vacation, and we got so many variations and interpretations of that theme that I’m completely blown away.

Here are the fics that were written for the first week of this event:

(In no particular order)

Olicity Hiatus Fic - 01. summer vacations. by @pennedbyv - Rating: Not Rated - Some beachy goodness with some sunscreen and some little Queens involved.

Summer Vacation by @crazycrystal10 - Rating: Not Rated - Dialogue fic featuring the Queen family “little monkey” and a surprise.

Lian Yu Revisited by @tdgal1 - Rating: General Audiences - Featuring the aftermath of 5x23 and the summer vacation that results.

Summer Vacation: Steps by @hope-for-olicity - Rating: General Audiences - 
An alternate ending to the party of 5x22 with some steps involved for our favorite couple.

What I Did on My Summer Vacation by @wherethereissmoak - Rating: General Audiences - William has to write a report for school about his summer vacation and it ends differently than one might expect.

Pacific Crest Trials by @imusuallyobsessed - Rating: Teen and Up - Felicity and Oliver go hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail and Felicity’s not too pleased, but Oliver does his best to get her spirits back up.

Under the Stars by @green-arrows-of-karamel  - Rating: General Audiences - The Smoak-Queen family goes camping and breaks some exciting news to their eldest. 

A Boy and His Socks by @laurabelle2930 - Rating: Not Rated - Felicity daydreams about Oliver’s sock obsession.. and what it leads to.

Matchmaker, matchmaker, bring me a… vacation? by @gypsyfire1066 - Rating: Teen and Up - The team surprises our favorite couple.

The Rules of Vacation by Izzyface - Rating: Teen and Up - The city council has limits on when the mayor can take a vacation during the summer months.  Oliver uses the time he’s allowed with his favorite people.

The Aftermath by @missyriver - Rating: Teen and Up - Right after 5x23, Oliver still hasn’t found Felicity.  When he finally finds his team, will everyone be okay?

Recovery by @thatmasquedgirl - Rating: General Audiences - A Pacific Rim fusion fic where Felicity and Oliver discuss summer vacations in bed before they return to fighting Kaiju together.

Oliver Queen Finally Lets Himself Relax by wrldtravler - Rating: Teen and Up - Beards tickle, but maybe that’s a good thing in the summer.

lets hit refresh (on our summer) by @bokayjunkie - Rating: Mature - Felicity regrets agreeing to go on a vacation with her stepsister, but she meets someone who makes her regret it less.

Most Secrets Come With A Price by @diggo26  - Rating: Mature - Oliver desperately needs help from the one person who might stand a shot at succeeding.

Olicity Hiatus 2017 Prompts: Summer Vacation by @diggo26 - Rating: Explicit - Oliver remembers a night under the stars while searching for his team.

Poolside behaviour by @leonie1988 - Rating: Teen and Up - Felicity and Donna Smoak have been looking forward to this vacation for a long time and Felicity will not let the rich couple ruin it for her.

Photo Booth by @onceuponanolicity  - Rating: Teen and Up - Oliver and William spend a summer day trying to distract themselves from the aftermath of 5x23, but sometimes miracles happen.

Everything Is Going To Be Alright by @nerdyandturdy - Rating: General Audiences - Felicity is injured in 5x23 and Oliver needs her to be alright.

William’s Summer Vacation by @cruzrogue - Rating: General Audiences - Oliver wants to get to know his son.  Felicity directs him to a website with some suggestions.

Olicity Hiatus Fics by @some1foundme - Rating: General Audiences - The team goes camping.

nothing feels like you - chapter 3: a sight to by @releaseurinhibitions - Rating: Teen and Up - Oliver observes Felicity on their trip.

I Will Always Trust You - 01. Cabin in the Woods by @felicityollies - Rating: Explicit - Felicity isn’t thrilled about Oliver’s choice for vacation. He makes it up to her.

Defy the Odds by @dreamsofolicity - Rating: Not Rated - A bitter Felicity travels to a friend’s destination wedding.  She meets someone who makes the whole thing much more bearable.

And our FanArt submission for this week’s prompt by @rua1412:


I think I got them all.  If I missed yours - I AM SO SORRY!!  Just let me know and I’ll get it added to the list!  Also - if you recognize your fic but I didn’t tag you it’s because I didn’t know your tumblr name so I linked to your AO3 author page.  If you want me to switch it, just let me know.

Thank you all SO incredibly much for participating this week, and I can’t wait to see what you all come up with next week!  Week 2′s Prompt: Eye Contact.


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@missyriver @almondblossomme @spaztronautwriter @wherethereissmoak @felicityollies @cainc3 @wanhani @dust2dust34 @cruzrogue @hope-for-olicity @babblekween @dmichellewrites @callistawolf @the-queenfamily @angelalafan @bokayjunkie @moonbebesworld @scu11y22 @jamyjan @crankyandbitchy @geniewithwifi @smoakingskye @writewithurheart @some1foundme @xxlisaxxx @nerdyandturdy @aussieforgood @imusuallyobsessed @leonie1988 @miriam1779 @diggo26 @amphoteros @tdgal1 @queensoverwatch @jedichick04 @walker-oliciter @squidbillybritt @green-arrows-of-karamel @uhhmanderrmitch @overwatchqueens @smoakmonster @ourwritinginvein @pls-moi @spacemomnephmoreau @gypsyfire1066 @creativelylisa @sharingmyworld @laurabelle2930 @overwatchandarrow @pennedbyv @dinzbinz @jlr1224 @crazycrystal10 @ccdimples88 @perfectlittlesoul @mariposablue9 @rua1412 @dreamsofolicity @quiveringbunny @thearrowandhisgirlwednesday @mammashof @eilowyn1 @xblondepiratesopheeex @1106angel @onceuponanolicity @fallingmeleth @mel-loves-all @releaseurinhibitions @purselover2 @thatmasquedgirl @babblingblondegenius @bitchwhwifi @faeriefantasy  @wetsuiton @diaadias-blog @geneeste 

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Olicitations Challenge: 35 Days Of Arrow

Day 12: Best Romance (Other Than Olicity)

John Diggle & Lyla Michaels:

I loved the idea of these two ever since we first saw Lyla in Season 1. She knew Diggle pretty well, she didn’t take the lies he gave about Deadshot, and the way Diggle bent to check on her in Episode 20: Home Invasion was a very lovely scene. By the time we saw them again in Season 2, I was already kind of over Carly, although it seemed like she was the producers’ choice for Digg. Glad she wasn’t, because I like Lyla very much. :)

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Fabulous Olicity Fanfic Friday - May 5th, 2017

Originally posted by im-a-blue-boy

Happy Friday! So this is my attempt to both thank awesome fanfic writers for their amazing work and offer my recommendations to anyone who is interested. Here are the fantastic fanfic stories I read this week! They are posted in the order I read them.


While You Were Sleeping multi-chapter by @lou-lou26 - Felicity Smoak, an IT expert at Queen Consolidated, has a little bit of a crush on her boss, Tommy Merlyn. The problem? He doesn’t know she exists. After she saves his life, Felicity is mistaken for his fiancee as he lies in a coma. Suddenly thrown into the welcoming arms of the man’s family - The Queens, Felicity soon finds herself falling in love with his brother, Oliver. But when Tommy awakens, Felicity also finds herself in the worst predicament of her life. http://archiveofourown.org/works/3286841/chapters/7172570

Time for a Story multi-chapter by @smkkbert - This fic shows Olicity and their life as a (married) couple with family. Although Olicity (and their kids) are the protagonists, other characters of Arrow and Flash make appearances. http://archiveofourown.org/works/3912157/chapters/8757172

Head Wounds by @spaztronautwriter - After being attacked in the bunker, Oliver and Felicity agree to go to the hospital to have their injuries treated http://archiveofourown.org/works/6104462/chapters/23843427

Shoulder to Shoulder by @geneshaven - Felicity and Oliver teach each other new skills https://geneshaven.tumblr.com/post/160102649084/shoulder-to-shoulder

Heart is Open by @foreverfelicityqueen - Post 5x20 fic - So Beautiful http://foreverfelicityqueen.tumblr.com/post/160104917701/heart-is-open

Return to Me multi-chapter by @diggo26 - What would you do if you woke up tomorrow with the last 5 years of your memories gone? After an unfortunate accident, Oliver Queen must figure out his place in a life he has no memory of whilst his wife, Felicity, does everything she can to support him. With emotions, secrets and relationships pushed to the limits; will love and friendship be enough to turn back the hands of time? http://archiveofourown.org/works/10536999/chapters/23265480

What Oliver and Felicity Did That Summer (5x20 Speculation fic) by @chronicolicity - Vodka. The Bunker. Oliver and Felicity. Salmon ladder challenge. Felicity can’t get back down again, and Oliver volunteers to help. Cue the moment from Crazy Stupid Love after the Dirty Dancing lift, and stuff happens. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10757205

Exclusive by @dmichellewrites - Oliver, Felicity, and Thea do a photo shoot for a local Fortune 500 magazine called Strng. Take a behind-the-scenes look into their day, and read about exclusives into their ever-changing and busy lives. Felicity talks Queen BioMed’s merger with Wayne Enterprises and more. For the first time ever, the First Couple of Star City sets the record straight on rumored pregnancy news. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10756215

Room in Your Heart for More multi-chapter by @wherethereissmoak - Army vet Oliver Queen returns from overseas to find out that he has a 5-year-old son. He is fighting for custody, but is struggling to prove he is a fit father. It’s especially hard because he really has no idea what he’s doing. By chance he meets single mother Felicity Smoak, who swoops in like an angel to help him become comfortable in his role as a father. Felicity is recovering from her a recent trauma, and as a vet Oliver is able to be the support that she needs. Together, they learn to open up their hearts in ways they never thought possible. I ADORE this story! http://archiveofourown.org/works/10700583/chapters/23700948

I Don’t Know Where to Go From Here multi-chapter by @bri617aroundtheworld - Oliver and Felicity meet again more than a year after their break-up, only to find out some shocking truths that make them quickly realize not everything about their split was quite as black and white as it seemed at the time. They both have to reevaluate their past choices and make a decision for the future. But does it change anything? Can they find a way to come back to each other or did they destroy their relationship for good? http://archiveofourown.org/works/10693167/chapters/23682246

In Another Life (I Could be Your Man) multi-chapter by @angelicmisskitty - Their lives couldn’t be more different - and yet Oliver can’t take his eyes off the beautiful blonde woman that leaves the subway every morning at 7.43am. There is something about her that makes him look up every morning - something that also makes him aware he’ll never be good enough for her, or that she’d even notice him. He had no idea how much his life would change the day he rushed over to help her…Olicity AU - no Lian Yu, no saving the city (at least not in the way we know from Arrow :D ) LOVE LOVE, LOVE! http://archiveofourown.org/works/8944795/chapters/20475253

I’m ready whenever you are by @lostolicityscenes - A little drabble based off the spoiler for the episode description for 5x22 that Felicity throws Oliver a birthday party. https://lostolicityscenes.tumblr.com/post/160131816556/im-ready-whenever-you-are-an-a-little-drabble

Keep it Professional multi-chapter by @mogirl97 - Oliver is assigned to be Felicity’s bodyguard http://archiveofourown.org/works/9243455/chapters/20960405

A Touch Unlike Any Other multi-chapter by @mel-loves-all Olicity Regency - The Earl of Archer out for the first time in a long time - LOVE THIS. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10456788/chapters/23080932

Sometimes We Both Lose Our Minds (to find the better road) by @the-silverforked-sky - Returning back to his old life in Starling City, Oliver had anticipated and planned for many things. Carrying out the mission his father had bestowed on him, falling back into his old irresponsible persona, hiding his true self from his family and friends, and protecting them at all costs. The one thing he hadn’t planned on was gaining 2 new family members, his stepfather Walter Steele and Felicity Smoak, his childhood friend, now also his stepsister. Regardless of the changes and surprises, he knows he has to become someone… something else to make those on his father’s List pay for their crimes. http://archiveofourown.org/works/8251801/chapters/18908059

Underneath by @felicitychattycathy - Oliver and Felicity are stuck in the bunker, and Oliver won’t wake up. Fic inspired by the promo for 5x20. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10742160

Adoring Love by @walker-oliciter - Oliver Queen and Felicity Smoak are childhood friends. Throughout their lives Oliver proposes five times; four time she says no and there’s the one time she agrees. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10771176

The Incredibly Awkward Awakening by @godswritingfool - This was absolutely the last thing she expected to wake up to. http://archiveofourown.org/works/6456694/chapters/14776420

My Compass multi-chapter by @adiwriting - Oliver and Felicity have been best friends since 1st grade. So when it comes time for Felicity to move to Las Vegas, neither of them know how to handle it. http://adiwriting.tumblr.com/post/157280293241/my-compass

My North Star multi-chapter by @adiwriting - Follows My Compass, Oliver and Felicity have been best friends since 1st grade. So when Felicity is struggling to get over the death of her boyfriend, there’s only one person that can help make things okay again. http://adiwriting.tumblr.com/post/160171039881/my-north-star

Our Night by @dust2dust34 - 3x23 spec fic based on the pictures that a lovely gentleman by the name of Andy tweeted today! Involving a Porsche. And a sunset. http://archiveofourown.org/works/3762580

The Sound of an Arrow multi-chapter by @lovejesusarrowavengersblog - Five years ago, Oliver Queen lost his wife in a car accident. Twenty years ago, Felicity Smoak’s father kissed her on the forehead and disappeared from her life.Now, she is the nanny for the six adorable Queen children, fighting to restore love in the mansion and trying to deal with the difficult-to-get-along-with Oliver, all the while as she continues to stumble upon evidence that could drag the Queen family further into darkness. http://archiveofourown.org/works/7442458/chapters/16908556          

Sometimes, Love Isn’t Enough multi-chapter by @arrowfan437 - A mark. In this world, it defines you. And who you are with your partner. Felicity’s been searching all around for the one that’ll bring meaning to her mark. And she found him. But after being around him for so long, she wonders why she was given the mark at all. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10789404/chapters/23932119

Pieces of Always multi-chapter by @so-caffeinated and @dust2dust34 - Life continues after Forever is Composed of Nows. Ongoing non-linear collection of family moments for the Queens. http://archiveofourown.org/works/8220479/chapters/18840356

Make the World Brand New by @whatcuriousthings - When the stick turns blue, her feelings intensify by about a million. She becomes shattered and whole, thrilled and terrified. One hundred percent convinced that she can never tell him, like, ever. http://archiveofourown.org/works/2741360

The Hardest Target multi-chapter by @laurabelle2930 - When Felicity was a child her father developed an AI program that eventually brought their family fame and fortune. As she grew her father faded away his business grew and their bond shattered. After a car accident almost got her best friend Sara Lance killed Felicity’s father made a choice…this choice would radically alter the course of her life. Now 5 years after the plane crash that killed her father and left her stranded she’s come home to defeat the enemies her father’s work created. The target is H.I.V.E’s gun for hire, his name is unknown but his skills are deadly. He works for Damian Darkh who’s allied with the one and only Quentin Lance Starlings chief of police. The only problem with her brand new life is Oliver Queen. He feels foreign yet familiar at the same time. She’s drawn to him as he is to her but the question is why? What brings them together and what could potentially tear them apart? AMAZING!! http://archiveofourown.org/works/5745787/chapters/13240654

Untitled by @oneofakindxx - Oliver comes back after leaving following a fighthttp://oneofakindxx.tumblr.com/post/160223822626/so-you-left-yep-where-did-you-go

Untitled by @oneofakindxx - Oliver leaves Felicity to cook http://oneofakindxx.tumblr.com/post/160232049411/oh-thank-god-you-are-back-felicity-i-was

Salmon Ladder (Mini Drabble) by @felicityollies - Felicity (sort of) attempts the salmon ladder http://felicityollies.tumblr.com/post/160236924067/salmon-ladder-mini-drabble

Untitled by @sologirl00 - Felicity throws a birthday party for Oliver http://sologirl00.tumblr.com/post/160240127573/oliver-grabbing-some-empty-plates-from-the

The Arrangement multi-chapter by @queensoverwatch - Starling City’s most in-demand gigolo and a Vegas-born call girl. It doesn’t take a genius to figure out the rest…or at least, it shouldn’t. Prostitute/gigolo AU. VERY HOT. http://archiveofourown.org/works/6729256/chapters/15382813

Torches (5x20 Spec Drabble) by @dust2dust34 - What I would love to see in the S4.5 flashbacks in 5x20 (with a bit of my delusional wishes at the end, as usual). http://archiveofourown.org/works/8226541/chapters/23956911

Nightmares (Mini Drabble) by @felicityollies - Olicity + “I had a nightmare about you and I just wanted to make sure you’re okay.” http://felicityollies.tumblr.com/post/160244801592/nightmares-mini-drabble

Post 5x20 Spec Fic by @skcoliticy - What happens next for Olicity http://skcolicity.tumblr.com/post/160242887857/post-5x20-spec-fic

5x20 Filler Fic by @anthfan - What happens directly after Olicity are rescued http://anthfan.tumblr.com/post/160289749152/5x20-filler-fic

A Day in the Life multi-chapter by @tdgal1 - Felicity Smoak is an MIT graduate and assistant to Oliver Queen.   Suddenly she is his pretend girlfriend and in the spotlight.  Oliver Queen needs a girlfriend to get rid of an obsessive former lover and to please his parents. Fluffy, funny, happiness! http://archiveofourown.org/works/9229205/chapters/20931281

From Neighbors to Something More by @bitchwhwifi - Felicity moves into a new apartment and doesn’t really have the most natural relationship with her neighbor, the one, and only Oliver Queen. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10814859

Steady, Reassuring Rhythm by @wherethereissmoak - 5x20 Drabble - Felicity and Oliver find peace in the sound of each other’s heart beats. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10823637

Bunker Rendezvous multi-chapter by @dmichellewrites - Initially, Curtis sets up a date night in for his favorite power as they transform their attic into a secondary bunker in case the first one ever becomes compromise yet again. Dinners and alcohol lead to some fun antics in numerous places of the lair, and sometimes Star City’s beloved married duo just can’t help themselves. Oliver and Felicity spend a lot of long nights in the lair. How do Dig and Thea feel about this? http://archiveofourown.org/works/10822011/chapters/24012384?view_adult=true

I Wrote Your Name in My Heart multi-chapter by @alanna-the-lionheart - Oliver is kidnapped and returns a different man. Heartbreaking and beautiful! http://archiveofourown.org/works/7642798/chapters/21136286

Hope multi-chapter by @missyriver and victoriaOlicity Oliver Queen never thought he was the married with children kind of guy. But here he was, married to the love of his life, a son about to graduate, and a three-month old daughter who had him wrapped around her finger. The road to Hope was a long one, but he never stopped looking, never stopped fighting. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10822968/chapters/24015198

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WEEK 3 PROMPT: TASTE

It just keeps getting better and better.

We’ve had new authors join the mix, and received updates to some of the amazing authors who are turning the prompts into multi-chapter fics.  We even got new Vampire fics to read.  Seriously - you are all amazing.  Thank you so much for your contributions, whether that’s writing, reading, cheerleading, etc.

Here are the stories written for Week 3: Taste:

(In no particular order)

Summer Vacation - Chapter 3: Dessert by - @dmichellewrites - Rating: Explicit - Felicity and Oliver have dinner. Then dessert. Then dessert.

I Will Always Trust You - Chapter 3: Sunshine in a Pretty Blonde Bottle by @felicityollies - Rating: Explicit - Oliver and Felicity are in love and are going to be together forever. And forever is a long time when you’re a vampire, so they both need to sample their favorites.

Olicitiy Hiatus 2017 Prompts - Chapter 3: Taste. by @diggo26 - Rating: Explicit - Oliver’s sleeping, but Felicity just wants a taste.

Tastes like pure joy by @wherethereissmoak - Rating: Teen and Up - Felicity’s hard up for cash so she volunteers to be a blood donor for vampires. On her last night, who else would show up needing to feed?

Kiss Me by @laurabelle2930 - Rating: Explicit - Felicity is a demon hell-bent on tempting an angel. Oliver Queen is an angel drawn to a demon in ways no angel should. Artwork by @mel-loves-all

One Last Time - Chapter 2: Taste by @wetsuiton - Rating: Teen and Up - Felicity tries to make an omelette. It goes about as well as expected.

It’s a Matter of Taste by @hope-for-olicity - Rating: General Audiences - Moira informs the board that Oliver will be bringing his girlfriend Felicity to the company retreat. The problem? Oliver and Felicity are definitely not dating.

Suspenders and Stripping to Power Ballads by @imusuallyobsessed - Rating: Explicit - Oliver gets slightly jealous of Felicity watching Magic Mike. He can do that, too.

Dinner with the chef. by @bitchwhwifi  - Rating: General Audiences - Felicity is hungry but incapable of cooking. Oliver is a chef. They meet in a grocery store.

Like the Deserts Missed the Rain by @almondblossomme  - Rating: Not Rated - Felicity struggles with the breakup. She just misses him. Everything about him.

Blue Eyed Angel - Chapter 2: Taste by @tdgal1 - Rating: Mature - Oliver is determined to get Felicity Smoak to go out with him. Maybe an invitation to dinner will work.

Aafreen (alluring) by @crazycrystal10  - Rating: General Audiences - Police detective Felicity Smoak tries to make her husband, billionaire Oliver Queen understand the need for security.

some fairytale bliss - Chapter 2: kiss me (in sweet slow motion) by @callistawolf  - Rating: Teen and Up - The team lands in Star City and Oliver and Felicity are left alone… at last. Will they be too unsure to pick things up where they left off before?

the taste of tears by @dreamsofolicity - Rating: Mature - Oliver comes to Felicity a few days after the Undertaking.

Every now and then - Chapter 3: Sour Taste by @madhaj  - Rating: General Audiences - Oliver is injured and all he can focus on is the taste in his mouth.

Of Easy Words and Faithful Friends by @thatmasquedgirl  - Rating: Mature - Someone tried to burn down the bar owned by Oliver’s favorite vampire. He’s going to find out who.

Blessings in disguise by @gypsyfire1066 - Rating: General Audiences - At a tasting for their wedding planning, Oliver and Felicity make a decision.

by @xblondepiratesopheeex

Most Secrets Come With A Price - Chapter 3: Taste by @diggo26  - Rating: Mature - Felicity’s at a Queen family dinner pretending to be the girlfriend of Oliver Queen. Things don’t go well.

nothing feels like you - Chapter 5: all i want by @releaseurinhibitions  - Rating: Teen and Up - They have to trick Slade Wilson. It’s all a trick. Or is it?

A Queen by @missyriver  - Rating: Teen and Up - Felicity gets mugged and Oliver and company need to make sure she’s okay.

Taste! by @onceuponanolicity  - Rating: Mature - Sara and Oliver open a restaurant after their time on an island, but they don’t have enough staff. That’s okay though, because Sara’s friends with one Felicity Smoak.

To Savor While You Taste by @arrowfan437  - Rating: Teen and Up - Felicity is in the Army and has to be separated from Oliver for two years. What do they think about while they’re apart?

I Could Use a Drink by @laureningall  - Rating: General Audiences - Felicity joins the Team in the bunker to share some exciting news. Too bad she missed out on the first round of the celebration. That’s okay though, because Oliver has some sharing in mind.

(a taste of) a different side of you by @bokayjunkie - Rating: General Audiences - Felicity is the exception to all of Oliver’s rules. Even the one against breaking and entering.

Hyperbole by Izzyface - Rating: Mature - Felicity needs the baby to come desperately. She’s tried everything. Well, maybe not everything..

You Had Me at Hello - Chapter 2: Taste by @tdgal1  - Rating: Mature - Felicity and Oliver’s nighttime plans get ruined by work.

Never Truly Over by @cruzrogue - Rating: Teen and Up - Adrian’s last play is to bring back Tommy with the Lazarus Pit. And Tommy sets his sights on Oliver’s girl.

And our fanart submission for the week by @rua1412:

Don’t forget to let me know if I missed yours somehow and I’ll get it added!  I swear it was inadvertent if I did!

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I went on a huge rant/vent on twitter. I’ve lost count of how many times over the last week I’ve seen oliciters say that Laurel wasnt heroic and was selfish and only cared about herself (honestly wtf kinda show were they watching??)

I will never deny that Laurel did things that were morally questionable and made impulsive decisions that were motivated by emotional turmoil. That’s just fucking human my guy!

I keep seeing Oliciters say that it was selfish of Laurel to resurrect Sara and then keep it from Quentin, and yeah, maybe Laurel did do it because she wanted her sister back, but she also wanted Sara to have her life back and wanted her father to have his daughter back. It was never solely about her, and at that time Laurel had no reason to believe that Sara would turn out any differently to Thea (but of course Oliver isn’t subjected to this criticism for doing the same thing).

Laurel ONLY kept it from her father because Sara came back WRONG. Laurel knew it would break his heart to see Sara like that, so Laurel was biding her time to try and find a way to make Sara better. She was trying to deal with the consequences of her actions without causing anyone else any unnecessary pain. She did that to SPARE her father from pain. NONE OF THIS was ever Laurel doing things maliciously or solely in her own self-interest.

It irritates the fuck outta me that these people actively twist things to paint Laurel in the worst possible light yet refuse to see the hypocrisy. They hold Laurel to an unattainable level of heroism that literally NOT A SINGLE character on the show meets, yet she’s the only one they demonize.

I mean, Felicity was willing to let the whole city die to save Oliver, she WOULD HAVE run that risk if it hadn’t been for Ray literally fucking saying to her “he’s just one life against the city’s”. Not to mention she did this whilst emotionally toying with Ray by dating him whilst she was clearly more interested in Oliver.

Yeah, i can forgive that maybe in the moment she was panicked and she loved him and was scared, but that single interaction and the implications of it are FAR MORE stemmed in selfishness than ANYTHING Laurel is demonized for. So if you can hold Felicity exempt from that, you literally have no fucking leg to stand on if you’re trying to hate Laurel.

Oh my god, The Olicity fans are actually trying to get Gail Simone fired just because she doesn’t like they're ship. They don’t even care about the fact that she is one of the best female comic book writers ever and has done soo much for women representation within comics but NOO that not important to them at all. Screw them. Gail deserves better than having to deal with them.

Fanfic Writers' Appreciation Day

I want to say a special thank you to all the AMAZING fanfic writers out there!

You have me so so excited!

Originally posted by politeandnotgay

You have made cry

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You have made me worry

Originally posted by westallenolicitygifs

But mostly, above all else you have made me so HAPPY!

Originally posted by arrowsource

Thank you so so much!!

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Olicity Hiatus Fic-a-Thon

Hello fellow Oliciters!

I have plans, big plans, to get us through the hiatus-induced, lack of Olicity that begins with the ending of the Season Finale tonight!

But first I want to gauge interest in the idea..

The plan is this:

Every Wednesday I will post a writing prompt. All participants will have until the following Wednesday to write, beta, and post their response to the prompt.

When you post, tag the fic #Olicity Hiatus Fic-a-Thon.

That’s it! No length requirements, no rating requirements, just anything your brilliant minds come up with that include the prompt idea!

This way we will all get our regular influx of Olicity goodness to fill the void left by our favorite couple not lighting up our screens every Wednesday night.

The last installment of fic will come the night before Arrow returns on Thursdays.

If you’re interested, REBLOG THIS post or MESSAGE ME to let me know. Pass it on to anyone you think might be interested. If there’s no interest, I won’t do it.

Tagging a few people I think might be interested:
@missyriver @hope-for-olicity @tdgal1 @laurabelle2930 @supersillyanddorky06 @callistawolf @emmilynestill @scu11y22 @dust2dust34 @bindy417 @mogirl97 @anthfan