The Scene of the Crime

and let's unveil your greatest alibi
as I watch you return to the scene of the crime
let's ask all your witnesses that will swear
that you were somewhere else that night
and I will stay awake and mine eyes won't rest,
I'll seek out the clues, may my efforts be blessed
I'll follow the trails till I find all the proof that I need
to relieve this ache from my chest

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pospreterito: young man in black with a red tie against a red wall (Default)
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pospreterito: 'ifupdown' in two fonts (black on black, pink on black) ({stories} ..ifupdown)
i am going to be doing the august session of camp nanowrimo.

if all goes well, i will be rewriting ifupdown. it's about a bunch of demigods who are terrible people and the people they suck into their wake or who just sort of appear there, and how they flail at trying to fix a paradigm shift in how the world works. there's also a lot of pasta, if i remember correctly, and names with too many vowels. the first draft was largely nightwish-fuelled. these are going to be the chapter titles i guess.

do you want to see it as i go?

because first drafts are terrible, i am probably going to be posting it flocked and daily if enough people are interested. since that could be obnoxious, i am making a new filter for that. if you want to see it, let me know, whether or not i have you added even i guess?

disclaimer: there is a small chance you may end up on the filter anyway because sure why not i like you have a thing whether you wanted it or not. there are, like, two people i would do that to, though, so telling me is the best bet if you want to see and this ends up being how i do it and i don't drop out in the first week and so on.

also, here is the mountain goats bootleg (solo, slightly drunk john darnielle, it is wonderful) i am listening to. and here is randall munroe discussing a mole of moles.

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Jan. 1st, 2012 07:06 pm
pospreterito: black silhouette with white fire in one hand, green background ({stories} ..bracketverse arcturus)
>> you can call me al!
yes, i know. no, i don't go around calling people betty in an indiscriminate manner. yes, i originally adopted it as a nickname because it's the chemical symbol for aluminium.

>> i'm from mexico; my first language is english but my native language is spanish, and so i tend to blame any and all mistakes in one on the other.
this journal is likely to be mostly or all english, though, since it's the language i do creative writing and fun things in. spanish is for work and school. sort of. it's complicated!

>> this is a personal journal! it is for posting personal things (oh my god al seriously tell me more, and other sarcasms), ranging from writing babble to personal life updates to keysmash rage and hide-under-a-table angst.
here's a ~filter poll~ so that you can choose which of these you actually want involvement with, if any!

>> my writing will be at [community profile] copreterito.
if you're familiar with my writing from before this reboot, most of what you know is probably still accurate; however i reserve the right to overwrite canon with little to no warning, which is basically what i was doing anyway i'm just keeping track of it now. in theory. if you are not in a position to subscribe to copretérito or even if you are i'm going to be doing a wrap-up post every month with links to what i've done! ...in. theory.

>> my fanfiction will be at [community profile] antepreterito.
yes, "bands with very few other people writing about them" is my main fandom. in retrospect, i mostly blame simon indelicate, because he's really easy to blame for stuff. c'mon, try it.  something goes wrong?  simon!

[more introductory things go here as i think of them, i suppose]

>> i pretty much never shut up, beware.
the things i never shut up about are 1) many, 2) varied, 3) the decemberists.

filters!

Jan. 1st, 2012 06:59 pm
pospreterito: two hands conjuring fire ({stories} ..dae fire and fire)
COMMENT WITH YOUR PICKS BECAUSE I HAVEN'T GOTTEN A PAID ACCOUNT YET BECAUSE MONEY ANGST MONEY MONEY ANGST ETC.

COMMENTS ARE SCREENED BECAUSE THAT SEEMED LIKE A GOOD THING TO DO

IF YOU HAVE NO PARTICULAR OPINION I WILL PROBABLY STICK YOU IN FILTERS WILLY-NILLY AND THAT SOUNDS LIKE IT MIGHT GET AWKWARD OKAY

filters you can be on:
*1 writing babble
*2 personal babble
*3 mental issues babble

there may be variants and overlap but that is okay i can figure that out!

and i think that about covers it.