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A lie on the throne is a lie still, and truth in a dungeon is truth still.
May 30th, 2010 

Title:  Everyone in Their Places (Jumping to Conclusions Disco Hustle)
Author: Lizbeth Marcs

Summary: Irony can always be found in 20/20 hindsight.

Fandom: Farscape
Characters: Chiana, Nerri, John Crichton, Aeryn, D’Argo, Zhaan, Rygel, Pilot
Pairing:  None

Rating: PG, for Farscape-style swearing
Notes:  Story takes place at some vague point between “Durka Returns” and “A Human Reaction” in Season 1. Spoilers for Season 1 and Chiana-related story arcs in Season 2. Section headers are quotes spoken by John to Chiana during “A Clockwork Nebari” in Season 2.

Disclaimer: Chiana, Nerri, John Crichton, Aeryn Sun, D’Argo, Zhaan, Rygel, Pilot, Moya, and all associated characters and organizations are the property of The Jim Henson Company and Hallmark Entertainment. Any mention of real life events and real people is not meant to imply that the people or incidents in question as they are used in the story have any relationship to reality. All original characters and the plot are mine. No payment was asked for or received in the writing of this story and no profit was earned. No copyright infringement on The Jim Henson Company and Hallmark Entertainment is intended.

Original ficlet: Will the Real Junior Miss Tough Chick of the Universe Please Stand Up?  by simplystars

Remix Fic Under the CutCollapse )

Now that the Remix authors have been revealed, you probably know by now that I wrote Everyone in Their Places (Jumping to Conclusions Disco Hustle), a Farscape fanfic.

And yes, it's not a fandom I've never written in before.

There were a lot of reasons why this year's Remix was a tough one for me, most of which were real life-related (see: getting laid off, looking for a job, just being disorganized while my life was completely up-ended...)

The smaller but not insignificant part of this year's challenge was that I was matched with someone who had nothing in Buffy fandom. To be fair to the administrators, I said that Farscape was one of the fandoms I was willing to write in, so no fault on them for what was an eccentric fandom match with simplystars, who had one story in BSG2003 fandom (also a potential match), a lot of stories in Farscape fandom, and had written a whole lot more for shows I don't even watch and have never watched.

I think the word "Yikes!" comes into play here, although that was all on me and not on simplystars.

You'd think I'd learn. I mean, I did the exact same thing to myself 3 years ago when I said I was willing to write in BSG2003 fandom and got matched with someone who (at the time) wrote exclusively in BSG2003. The end result was The Murder of Crows (Blackhawk Down Remix). While the remix was hard to do, I was active enough around the edges of BSG2003 fandom and I was familiar enough with canon that I could make it work.

Farscape on the other hand...oy!

Meta on Writing Everyone in Their PlacesCollapse )

So, not a whole lot of clever insight to be found this year, and not a whole lot of clever discussion on writing process.

Unless you count "panic" as a writing process, that is.

Anyway, I'm off to a BBQ this afternoon, so I probably won't get to comments until tonight or tomorrow.

I hope you enjoy the fic!
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