QaF devotee and avid fanfiction reader. I'm an old broad who came late to the table where fanfiction was concerned. I didn't even know it existed until about five years ago. When I found it, a whole new world was laid out before me!
The creativity and ingenuity of the writers I discovered inspired my own creative juices and I began posting my first fanfiction story, Alterations, in April of 2012. It's been a marvelous exploration of my own psyche, pulling out my own fears and foibles and foisting them upon my characters. For myself, at least, the best fiction often comes from the most painful of realities.
Justin doesn't survive the bashing. One version of what might have happened.
A little angst, a little fluff, and lots of Christmas love. Gus style.
Brian and Justin are trying to help me out with a bit of a problem - in their own unique way.
Brian hoped there was just one more miracle left.
He knew Brian would never give him picnics in the park or bouquets of flowers or heartfelt professions of love. Until the day Brian did all that. Well... kind of.
A little death can be an awesome thing.
A ‘what-if' of a sort. I recently re-read ‘Decision/Reaction', an AIDS/HIV one-shot by Simon. This ficlet is set as an interlude in Simon's ‘Decision/Reaction' ‘verse. (Link to Simon's story is in the Story Notes.)
This would be set around 2010. Brian would be around 38 and Justin would be around 26.
A drabble from Brian's POV set during the Ethan arc.
All they could do was give each other the very last thing they needed.
MAJOR CHARACTER DEATH. Future Fic.
How does Brian get to a point where he can actually say the words to Justin? Was it all just shock? An odd little gap-filler for 510.
Fearlessness can come when you share your fears.
SUMMARY: Not a damned thing turned out the way they expected. But it was a great life.
Ted Schmidt, up and coming Adult Entertainment mogul, decides to launch a new website, this one one targeted to reach the fastest growing segment of the gay porn market - straight women. Ted hires Daphne Chanders, a hot young amateur porn writer, to help him write and produce the porn shorts he wants to make for this site. Daphne convinces her friend, Justin, to join the project as one of the actors. Ted offers a similar job to his friend, Brian. While they're all engaged in making delightfully porny movielets for their eager and fanatic female audience, will the two stars slowly begin to fall in love for real?
***Thanks to Marny for contributing a beautiful banner to our story! ***
Sometimes things just don't measure up. Then again, some times they do.
AU: In a (not quite) parallel reality far, far away...
A little paranormal help for the boys over the holidays.
(Written and gifted to lego-4ever at LJ for the 2013 qafgiftxchange!)
This should have been posted before Christmas, but I was distracted by real life angst and lingering election depression. ::Sigh::
A Justin - Gus ficlet. On Christmas Day, Justin rationalizes his feelings for Brian's son.
Merry Christmas, everyone!
Summary: And with the end of Brian Kinney came the end of all that existed around him.
(Not *really* a death fic, but... well, you'll see.)
In the wake of losing a crucial political battle, Brian and Justin discuss how to go on. My retake on the Stockwell arc and the processing of my own current grief.
Post 513: Under all circumstances, Justin will take care of Brian.
Disclaimer: I have no affiliation to any of the principles of Cowlip or Queer as Folk, nor do I own any of the characters.
I am a sucker for "Brian in Peril" stories and this is one of the best I've read. The author does a great job dissecting Brian's complex mind. Phenomenal writing, interesting premise, and a satisfying ending. Can't ask for much more! -charming1
After Justin leaves for New York, the remaining members of the Liberty Avenue family go about their everyday lives, never suspecting that something serious is happening to Brian. When the realization hits, they find that everyone's lives are irrevocably altered.
Welcome to the Kinnetik Dreams Featured Author Q&A. This month's author is NoChaser, a long-time QAF fandom favorite. Come on in and find out all about this veteran fanfic writer!
*This is a bit outdated now (Yay! Thank you SCOTUS!), but I wrote this as an homage to the striking down of Pennsylvania's same-sex marriage ban by the U.S. District Court. It still feels gooood!
Brian and Justin both have encounters in the wake of the Babylon bombing and face their fears.
Includes a very minor canon character.