togedemaru: (Pokemon: Team Rocket)
Hello to readers new and old, alike! I decided with so many people joining DW now, I might as well make a nice little introduction here to make a sticky post in this journal. So, let's go...

The Basics
Name: Jingle (Cassidy)
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Age: 24
Birth Month: September
Location: USA (New England area)
What I Post: Lots of fandom stuff, be that fic, general thoughts, or anything in between. I also will make fairly simple updates/observations about the world and daily life, with the occasional deeper post that will be locked to my access list.
My Active Fandoms: Disney/Animated Films, Steven Universe, Pokemon (games and some of the anime)
Less Active or Inactive Fandoms: Avatar: The Last Airbender, Phineas and Ferb, Wander Over Yonder, Gravity Falls, Disney's Descendants, The Big Bang Theory, Harry Potter, Friends, Disney Fairies, Sofia the First

Couldn't think of all that much to say. )
togedemaru: (Kiki's Delivery Service: Kiki)
Hello, Prime Time Player! I'm going to give you a Likes and DNW lists for all of the fandoms I've requested, which will also be found in my sign-ups. I'll also give some slightly more specific ideas for each fandom, but don't feel limited by those.

Before I get to that, though, thank you! I know I'm going to appreciate whatever you write for me!

For All
Likes
  • Slice of life
  • Angst with emotional hurt/comfort
  • Character-driven pieces and fun dialogue
  • Plot, more of the character growth variety than the action/adventure variety, but both can be fun
  • Genre or fandom based AUs
  • Playful snark and banter
Do Not Wants:
  • Gore of any kind
  • Incest
  • Non-con/Dub-con
  • Smut
  • Character Death
  • Crackfic
  • Body horror
  • AUs where non-animal characters are animals.
  • Genderbending

Fandom Notes )
togedemaru: (Pokemon: Spring)
I'm a fall (technically, summer!) baby, but spring is definitely my favorite season! And though the advertising world is clearly ready to jump right ahead to summer, I am staying right here in springtime, baby.

Crocuses, chipmunks, and birdsongs, oh my! I love this time of year! And it's a slightly chilly, 'late winter in Florida'* type of Spring most days so far, which I'm loving. I run a little warm, so I love when it's a bit cold out. The cold never bothered me, anyway.

My cosplays for Amethyst (Steven Universe) and Guzma (Pokemon Sun and Moon) are complete in the sense that all my purchases have been made for each! Just waiting on a handful of Etsy deliveries now... I also have the rest of the Steven Universe Funko Pops arriving today, oops. (You all might get pictures.)

But I love that I'm making decent money, and can buy little things on the side while still saving for my apartment! And speaking of making decent money... I have applied for a new job! I'm really, really hoping to get this receptionist position: the hours are consistent, I already know and like the people I'd be working with, and I'd be so good at it; I really believe that! Please hope for the best for me, guys!

*I do not live in Florida, I just used to be there in February with some frequency.
togedemaru: (Frozen: Olaf)
Guys, it's been a long, cold, lonely winter - but here comes the sun. No, literally: it's finally starting to warm up outside! There seems to be a bit of a jump from winter to summer weather, which I don't like - spring is my favorite season - but warmth is warmth, and I'll take what I can get.

Life has been... Strange, but getting good. Family stuff. Some ties have been all but severed, and some bonds have been made stronger, but all in all, I can say everything is for the best.

There's an upcoming Pokemon Online Competition that I'll be eagerly signing up for! I believe my team is prepared. (The search for a Black Sludge would have been the biggest pain ever if I didn't find two shinies while going through Grimers!)

I realized yesterday - while browsing Etsy - that I desperately want to cosplay as Guzma (fem!Guzma, I suppose) in addition to Amethyst for the convention in July... I'll have to figure out if I can swing that. If I can, I think I'll use one pair of white sneakers for both Guzma and Amethyst, instead of getting the white booties for Amethyst. Shoes are so expensive.
togedemaru: (Steven Universe: Peridot)
Shelby Rabara is going to be at the convention I'm attending in July! I'm just as excited as can be about that!
togedemaru: (Pokemon: Drifloon)
This year was the first time I really, truly enjoyed an Easter family dinner! This probably had a lot to do with the fact that there were only ten of us there - it wasn't about who wasn't there, it was about the small size. I could actually converse with everyone at the table, and it was so pleasant! 

My parents even gave me a gift! I got three Steven Universe Funko Pops: Amethyst and Pearl... And Steven! I need to get my hands on Garnet now, though. I fear they've awakened a beast. ;)

Relatedly: In my continued procrastination on a bigger writing project, I've created a Steven Universe OC. She's Moonstone, because I really love moonstones, and while I still don't have a cemented backstory for her - nor do I have a solid idea of what she looks like - I'm in love with her personality already. She's really fun to write about.
togedemaru: (Pokemon: Audino & Scrafty)

Title: Obviously
Fandom: The Lion King
Prompt: Here!
Summary: It was just Timon’s luck, really, that his coming out would go this way.
Relationships: Timon & Family, Timon & Pumbaa, Timon & Simba, joking references to Timon/Pumba if you squint a little.
Wordcount: 485
Warnings: N/A

Read more... )
togedemaru: (Lilo & Stitch: Pleakley)
Title: Let the Words Come Out
Fandom: Lilo & Stitch
Prompt: "Lilo as nonbinary. Aged-up or set during the films/series. Possible nonbinary Pleakly or Stitch as well."
Summary: In which Lilo comes home for their first college break, and has something to share.
Relationships: Lilo & Ohana, Nani/David, referenced Jumba/Pleakley
Wordcount: 2556
Warnings: Lilo is misgendered a few times, mostly before she comes out to them - although Jumba does slip a couple of times even after. There's also Stitch feeling ambiguous about his/their gender, despite being labeled male by the family. It's certainly never done with malice in either case, but still merits a warning.


Read more... )

Whoops...

Apr. 7th, 2017 09:04 am
togedemaru: (Moana: Moana (Concept Art))
I haven't been updating my journal or keeping up with my feed, but I'm getting back to this site now.

I've been working on Camp NaNo, and I'm making good headway there - over 7.5k out of 10k, already!

There isn't a lot of other goings-on that are particularly exciting, to be honest. Work is taking up most of my time, and that will be especially true next week!

I hope everyone's been well!
togedemaru: (Steven Universe: Amethyst)
Hello, fellow author!

First of all, let me say how excited and thankful I am. Now, I have never done a fic exchange that involves a letter before, so forgive me if this is unorthodox. I've read a few of the already-existing letters, and am more or less going off of those.

Likes:
  • Fluffy Slice of Life
  • AU to any extent
  • Children teaching new things to their parent figures or other adults
  • Angst with emotional hurt/comfort
  • Pieces that have a sort of character study feel
Do Not Wants:
  • Gore of any kind
  • Explicit smut
  • Any incest 
  • Non-Con or Dub-Con
  • Death
  • Crack!Fic
  • Body Horror
Here are my requests and a few thoughts on them that are strictly guidelines. Please, let your creativity and imagination be your guide!

How to Train Your Dragon (Movies)

Gobber the Belch/Stoick the Vast & Hiccup

Angst is delightful here. Fics set before the first film are my strong preference, with established Gobber/Stoick,and Gobber trying to play mediator between Stoick and Hiccup while still being, you know, Gobber.

Alternatively, some slice of life family fluff set between the first and second films would be equally great.


Steven Universe
Pearl & Steven Universe

This is definitely my favorite for 'child teaching an adult something new'! Seriously, Steven introducing Pearl to anything she's not familiar with. It can be a comedy of errors, really sweet, or a bit of both!


Descendants (2015)
Li Lonnie & Mushu & Fa Mulan/Li Shang

Despite the fact that Descendants is cheesy as all get-out and Lonnie has very little characterization when you get down to it, I love the idea of the Li family so much! Honestly, Shang interests me less than the others, but just. Mulan as a wonderful, understanding mom and Mushu as a protective psuedo-uncle to Lonnie? Yes, please!

I really like the idea of a well-intentioned Mushu causing trouble for Lonnie, and Mulan and Shang helping her deal with the fall-out.

Thank you for your time! I look forward to whatever you write for me!

Sincerely,
[archiveofourown.org profile] Jingle 
togedemaru: (DC Comics: Harley Quinn)
Well, at least when it comes to picking a fic to work on! I have two fills I have to write for [livejournal.com profile] disney_kink, the table for [livejournal.com profile] femslash100, and I'm going back and forth on what my Camp NaNo project should be. I also have all these other little ideas floating around, just snitches of AUs, mainly, but also writing something for Tangled: The Series in which Rapunzel is polyamorous and figuring out her feelings for both Eugene and Cassandra.

Aaand I just remembered that I had plans to do a private fic exchange over email with an irl friend of mine, but never emailed her because I had a stomach bug and mostly was sleeping for a while, then got busy with work. I better get on that!

Wish me luck!
togedemaru: (Wander Over Yonder: Wander and Sylvia)
Seriously, they should be paying me. ;)

Well, this is more of a plug for a Disney... Online event, but hey, what's March Magic without those t-shirts and posters? I say, though I've never bought them and probably won't be buying any this year.

Or, hey, you may be asking "What's March Magic?", period.

Disney creates a set of brackets where "teams" are created based on popular Magic Kingdom rides. Last year, the Hollywood Tower Bellhops won, I believe? I don't really follow this that closely, but I love to look at the art used for the t-shirts and posters. This year, at least, Disney fans can voice their vote on Disney World's facebook page, although I have yet to figure out... How, oops.

Once I do figure it out, my votes for each bracket are figured out. The team I'm hoping gets a win is the Imagination Institute Dreamfinders. I've always loved Figment and the whole Journey into Imagination ride as it's existed in my lifetime, but when I discovered the original song and the new comics, I became an even bigger fan.

Unfortunately, the first team the Dreamfinders face off against are the Briar Patch Vultures, and Splash Mountina is a very popular ride... We'll see how that goes.

togedemaru: (Steven Universe: Pearl)
The theme for prompts on [livejournal.com profile] femslash100's 13th Drabble Cycle is 'Fanfic Tropes'. I have claimed the character Pearl from Steven Universe for my first table, which is as follows:


1. Enemies to lovers 2. Meeting the family/parents 3. Reunions 4. Road trip 5. Alternate Universe
6. Proposal 7. Domestic 8. Crossover 9. Cross-dressing 10. Fantasies/dreams

I only truly ship Pearl with Bismuth at this point, although I'm several episodes behind, as well, so we'll see. Anyway, that means I'll be writing some ships I only ship-ish, or used to ship more than I do now.

For the curious, the planned ships, in order that the prompts appear:

01. Pearl/Jasper
02. Pearl/Mystery Girl
03. Pearl/Bismuth
04. Pearl/Amethyst
05. Pearl/Garnet
06. Pearl/Amethyst
07. Pearl/Jasper
08. Pearl/adult!Lilo (Lilo & Stitch) (subject to change)
09. Pearl/Bismuth
10. Pearl/Peridot
togedemaru: (Pokemon: Moon)
I'm considering trying my hand at being a Poketuber. The thing is... I'm not so good at theories, and I'm really no good at competitive gaming - well, I'm getting better, but anyway, what I'm interested in is the aspect of Poketube-ing where people create their own gyms, trials, leagues, regions, etc. I think I could have a lot of fun with that, although I'm not sure I have the video software I'd need. But if I could get away with my webcam and/or just plain old Movie Maker, I think it'd be fun!

Bird Keeper Toby is the Poketuber I follow, and whose videos always make me sit back and say, "Huh, that would be so great to do!".

Also, I still haven't watched the Tangled tv movie! I was working last night, and probably won't be able to catch it until tomorrow.
togedemaru: (Tangled: Rapunzel)
The new 'Tangled' sequel tv series kick-off movie airs in three days! I'm not sure whether I should be hopefully or nervous, ha! I'll admit, my hopes aren't all that high, but you never know!

The new 'Dream Big, Princess' video by Disney features Princess Elena, so... Is she part of the official line-up now? That would be pretty cool! I've only seen three episodes of Elena of Avalor so far, and it's - you know, it's a kiddie show, but it is very cute and fun!

I have three days off starting today, because scheduling at work is inconsistent - but hey, that's fine with me! I'm going to do some intense cleaning starting today, so that should be... Okay, not fun, but rewarding, at least!

...Oops.

Mar. 5th, 2017 07:15 am
togedemaru: (Steven Universe: Peridot)
I owe my local library $16, apparently. Couldn't find some books and DVDs for a while... Hopefully I can just pay the late fees and won't be required to pay the replacement fines, since I did eventually find everything. Hopefully I can run it in today.

I also need to borrow their copy of How to Train Your Dragon 2, soooo...

I'm behind on Steven Universe AND Big Bang Theory by three episodes each, so I'm hoping to fix that today, as well. I don't go into work until 4:30 today, and I'll basically be in until closing after that. Not bad at all, since the store usually gets pretty quiet after 5 or 6.

I am now officially and completely settled on a Camp NaNo project, and I'm wildly excited about what I've come up with! I need to get some planning in, though, or it's going to be a total mess. I made a playlist for it, does that count?

I hope everyone's doing well!

Oh, right, and Pokemon Moon update! Team remains the same, although I'm on Poni Island, so Ella should be evolving soon! More excitingly... Between carrying over Pokemon from my first run via Pokemon Bank, and a lot of GTS trading, I have already completed the Pokedex and gotten the Shiny Charm!
togedemaru: (Ouran High School Host Club: Kyouya)
So, I've decided I will be writing a Moana/How to Train Your Dragon crossover AU with the Moana/Hiccup ship for Camp NaNo next month... But I'm still not sure what kind of AU I want to work with. There's a few possibilities so far:
  • High School AU - classic and simple, and easier to write in terms of research, but more difficult - for me at least - to inject plot into.
  • Pokemon AU - I'd be going with an Alola AU, naturally, with Hiccup as either a Sinnoh native or a native to a Region I'd create, who has just moved to Alola. I don't think I'd follow the plot of Sun and Moon; it make take place after it, though, so some events could be referenced.
  • Canon Melding AU - Basically, Polynesian!Hiccup as one of the villagers around Moana's age in Motunui. They'd be childhood friends, and honestly, this would work best as a retelling of Moana, the film. The problem is, retellings are very hard to pull off - again, for me at least - without getting to verbatim.
Any thoughts or alternate suggestions?

togedemaru: (Moana: Moana)
For the Disney Kink Meme:
  • Ariel/Zarina fic
  • Milo Thatch/Kuzco fic
  • Possible LeFou/Gaston fic
Other:
  • Moana/Hiccup fic
togedemaru: (Steven Universe: Pearl)
I read some... Interesting information regarding the upcoming live action Beauty and the Beast film.

SPOILERS for 2017 Live Action Beauty and the Beast )


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