December 2016 Newsletter

I really don’t have much to say since I’m all blah and shit. There were no radio shows in November because of National Novel Writing Month. I did complete 50k during the month but I still feel like I failed the challenge since it is a disjointed mess that I can’t even open at present because it is so frustrating. 

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November 2016 Newsletter

Sometimes I hate my brain because it never stops. Just about half way through my NANO story, I came to realize that my structure is deeply flawed. This comes from a creator perspective because I’m not getting there in the writing and by “there” I mean I’m not seeing the story develop the way I wanted it to develop. The premise is a lot bigger in my head than what I’ve been able to put down in real, actual words.

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Duality

Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter/The Sentinel
Relationship: Harry Potter/Hermione Granger
Rating: R for adult themes and language
Warning: I hate Ron Weasley
Word Count: 14,691 (complete)
Summary: Harry comes online as a Sentinel after the war and is forced to face some very difficult realizations about the people around him.

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Wrath

Title: Wrath
Author: Keira Marcos
Beta: Jilly James
Fandom: Star Trek: AOS
Relationship: Kirk/Spock
Rating: R
Warnings: Violence, adult themes, minor character death
Word Count: 14,424 (complete)
Summary: Generations after the assumed extinction of Sentinels and Guides, Spock comes online as a Sentinel.

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The Yellow Brick Road

As we approach another NaNoWriMo and people set up their projects on Rough Trade, it is inevitable that new readers will stumble upon the site and join. Most often, they’ve strolled into RT from fandom. They’ve followed a favorite writer, or they saw the sign-up, or they saw a recommendation on some site regarding a previous story, and they’re looking for it. We’ve had about 500 people join RT since October 1, 2016.

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October 2016 Newsletter

You might have noticed a bunch of shorts being posted to my site. They’re my responses to short prompts we are hosting on RT. They’re literally writing exercises for me and I’m sharing them here because I figured you might want to read them. They are not “ideas or prompts” that you can take and expand on. I’m serious. Don’t take my work and expand it — that is really fucking rude to be both do and to do suggest.

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August 2016 Newsletter

I’m dog sick and relatively moody beyond all comprehension. Rough Trade went very well and the erase date is October 1, 2016 so please make sure to read all you want before that point. And remember that harassing authors about their work on RT is very rude and super unappreciated.…

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July 2016 Newsletter

Hi All, I finished my read through on Sentinels of Atlantis and made my final tweaks to the overall plot arc for season 2. I’ve got a few dangling pairings and some world building to do on the political front for Earth but I’m pretty happy with my finalized plans…

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June 2016 Newsletter

I wanted to drop a note about my podcast and give sincere thanks to those of you who listen to the show either live or from the archive later. The traffic adds up and allows the show to pay for itself in advertising dollars. Any other funds get cycled back…

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May 2016 Newsletter

Things I find irritating: demands, expectations, assumptions, and entitlement. I saw a post on Facebook the other day with an anti-Drumpf slogan: Make America Kind Again. I suppose many people see me as a bitch and that’s fine–I come from a long, distinguished line of bitches but I don’t think…

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Iterum

Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis
Relationships: McKay/Sheppard, Lorne/Heightmeyer (background), McKay/Keller (previously)
Genre: Romance, Time Travel, Dimensional Travel
Warnings: Permanent minor character death, temporary major character death, canon typical violence
Rating: R (language, violence, and explicit sex)
Word Count: 41,464 (complete)
Summary: They lost Atlantis and life on Earth is a misery. They both having nothing left to lose and gamble everything on an untested device for an opportunity at a second chance.

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April 2016 Newsletter

It’s April and the first day of the new Rough Trade Challenge. I’ll be participating and I’ve already posted my first part. My story is called “Iterum” and is set in the Stargate Atlantis fandom. You can view the project file and read the first part here. New Works &…

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