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13 April 2008 @ 10:52 pm
Fly-By FK Fillips  
Icons.  My FK activity this week was creating a small flock of NatPack icons for wiliqueen.  I hope at least one strikes her fancy; any that do not catch her eye, I will recycle for general "up for grabs" consumption for any other icon-deprived NatPackers.  (I'll mark them so, when the time comes.)  I hope I'm building my icon-making skills as I go; it's a new craft, and I have a lot to learn!  In and around the new icons for wiliqueen, I also created just a few more for myself, including this (Gratuitous Icon Post!) one with Natalie, Nick and the Caddie from "The Fix."

Fanfiction.  Writing "Starwort" (that long Fleur story) for the ficathon was a bit of a "high," and I'm experiencing a low in its wake.  A friend who did not have time to beta before the ficathon is taking a look at the story now, and will let me know what I can fix in her areas of expertise before taking the story home to fkfic-l.  Trying to figure out where to begin a completely different new story, and not succumb to the morass of not writing for fun (only work), I'm playing with hearts_blood's request for a NCIS/FK crossover for her birthday; we'll see.

Analysis.  The last forkni-l digest I read came on March 22.  That's not far behind, by my standards these days, but there was this one post that week to which I would really like to respond -- at length, citing a whole alphabet soup of episodes, in the good old way -- but I can't well do so until I catch up on all the digests since, to see if someone has beaten me to the punch.  Ah, well.  Key thought?  The thing the poster assumed is true, well, it appears only in Lacroix's dialogue, and only after first season.  This leaves the very strong interpretive possibility that, as Nick and Janette's dialogue in the first season explicitly contradicts Lacroix on this point, Lacroix is either mistaken or lying, and either way, most probably trying to manipulate Nick!  Ah, well. :-)

 
 
 
Valerie - Postmodern Pollyanna: natpackerwiliqueen on April 14th, 2008 05:44 pm (UTC)
*bounce*bounce*bounce*

;-D Thank you again!

brainiacfive was watching NCIS in our hotel room Saturday morning while I was getting ready for BigBabyBrother's wedding, and I think at this point I might actually be able to match faces to names. So I won't be lost if you pull off that birthday fic.
Amy R.: Remote Controlbrightknightie on April 15th, 2008 03:25 pm (UTC)
And that's what the icon looks like in use! :-) Oh, good.

Thank you for the NCIS assurance. The current story idea is quite small, and involves only Doctors Lambert and Mallard. I should go read up on Ducky (Dr. Mallard) to ensure I'm not overestimating the difference between his age and Natalie's, and that he has in fact been in this profession as long as I think.