Safety Measures

Title: Safety Measures
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis, Stargate: SG1
Relationship: John Sheppard/Rodney McKay, Jack O’Neill/Daniel Jackson
Genre:  Time Travel, Romance, First Time, Alternate Universe
Summary:  McKay starts to shape the scientific purposes of the SGC, Carter balks under his leadership, and the results will be far-reaching.

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2021 in Review

I sort of lost interest in doing quarterly newsletters and just put out haphazard ones as it appealed to me. That’s probably how it will go from now on. Last year, I met all the goals I set for myself regarding productivity and works in progress. This year, I’ve set the same word count goal (350k) just because a doable goal is better for my mental health. I’m not at a point in my life where I want to challenge myself hard on that subject.

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Destiny

Title: Destiny
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Harry Potter/Hermione Granger
Genre:  Fantasy, Romance, Revenant AU
Summary:  During an inquiry regarding the dementor incident on Privet Drive, Harry Potter is offered a place in the magical world so steeped in tradition and honor that everyone is left breathless with shock. He says yes.

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The Thousand Mile Road – 4/4

Title: The Thousand-Mile Road
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: The Mandalorian, Star Wars
Relationship(s): Din Djarin/Cara Dune, Han Solo/Leia Organa, OC/OC
Genre: Established Relationship, Family, Kid!fic, Romance, Time Travel, Science Fiction
Summary: Din Djarin undertakes a quest across the galaxy on behalf of the Cosmic Force and gains allies in his fight to return to his people to Mandalore. Space travel gives him plenty of time to learn to navigate the family he made for himself and figure out what kind of man he wants to be on his new path.

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The Thousand Mile Road – 3/4

Title: The Thousand-Mile Road
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: The Mandalorian, Star Wars
Relationship(s): Din Djarin/Cara Dune, Han Solo/Leia Organa, OC/OC
Genre: Established Relationship, Family, Kid!fic, Romance, Time Travel, Science Fiction
Summary: Din Djarin undertakes a quest across the galaxy on behalf of the Cosmic Force and gains allies in his fight to return to his people to Mandalore. Space travel gives him plenty of time to learn to navigate the family he made for himself and figure out what kind of man he wants to be on his new path.

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The Thousand-Mile Road – 2/4

Title: The Thousand-Mile Road
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: The Mandalorian, Star Wars
Relationship(s): Din Djarin/Cara Dune, Han Solo/Leia Organa, OC/OC
Genre: Established Relationship, Family, Kid!fic, Romance, Time Travel, Science Fiction
Summary: Din Djarin undertakes a quest across the galaxy on behalf of the Cosmic Force and gains allies in his fight to return to his people to Mandalore. Space travel gives him plenty of time to learn to navigate the family he made for himself and figure out what kind of man he wants to be on his new path.

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The Thousand-Mile Road – 1/4

Title: The Thousand-Mile Road
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: The Mandalorian, Star Wars
Relationship(s): Din Djarin/Cara Dune, Han Solo/Leia Organa, OC/OC
Genre: Established Relationship, Family, Kid!fic, Romance, Time Travel, Science Fiction
Summary: Din Djarin undertakes a quest across the galaxy on behalf of the Cosmic Force and gains allies in his fight to return to his people to Mandalore. Space travel gives him plenty of time to learn to navigate the family he made for himself and figure out what kind of man he wants to be on his new path.

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A Better Man – 3/3

Title: A Better Man
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: The Mandalorian, Star Wars
Relationship(s): Din Djarin/Cara Dune, The Armorer/Paz Vizsla, OC/OC
Genre: First Time, Kid!fic, Romance, Time Travel, Science Fiction
Summary: Din Djarin loses the love of his life, his son, and his faith in the way. Near the end of his life, Qui-Gon Jinn gives him the chance to return to the past so he can right the path of the Force in the galaxy and do what he can to keep the two halves of the Force Dyad from being destroyed by the dark side. His first step? Kill Moff Gideon and take the darksaber.

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A Better Man – 2/3

Title: A Better Man
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: The Mandalorian, Star Wars
Relationship(s): Din Djarin/Cara Dune, The Armorer/Paz Vizsla, OC/OC
Genre: First Time, Kid!fic, Romance, Time Travel, Science Fiction
Summary: Din Djarin loses the love of his life, his son, and his faith in the way. Near the end of his life, Qui-Gon Jinn gives him the chance to return to the past so he can right the path of the Force in the galaxy and do what he can to keep the two halves of the Force Dyad from being destroyed by the dark side. His first step? Kill Moff Gideon and take the darksaber.

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A Better Man – 1/3

Title: A Better Man
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: The Mandalorian, Star Wars
Relationship(s): Din Djarin/Cara Dune, The Armorer/Paz Vizsla, OC/OC
Genre: First Time, Kid!fic, Romance, Time Travel, Science Fiction
Summary: Din Djarin loses the love of his life, his son, and his faith in the way. Near the end of his life, Qui-Gon Jinn gives him the chance to return to the past so he can right the path of the Force in the galaxy and do what he can to keep the two halves of the Force Dyad from being destroyed by the dark side. His first step? Kill Moff Gideon and take the darksaber.

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Personal Burdens

Title: Personal Burdens
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis, Stargate: SG1
Relationship: John Sheppard/Rodney McKay, Jack O’Neill/Daniel Jackson
Genre:  Time Travel, Romance, First Time, Alternate Universe
Summary:  Daniel meets Sam Carter before the Abydos mission and the consequences are surprising. Oma visits John and Rodney.

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Unexpected Reinforcements

Title: Unexpected Reinforcements
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis, Stargate: SG1
Relationship: John Sheppard/Rodney McKay, Jack O’Neill/Daniel Jackson
Genre:  Time Travel, Romance, First Time, Alternate Universe
Summary:  John Sheppard and Jack O’Neill make the decision to time travel after they’ve each suffered one loss too many.

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The Wish Your Heart Makes

Title: The Wish Your Heart Makes
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: 9-1-1
Relationship: Evan Buckley/Eddie Diaz, background Eddie Diaz/Ana Flores & background Evan Buckley/Taylor Kelly
Genre:  Romance, Wish Babies
Summary: Buck learned a long time ago that sometimes the universe will give you a little nudge to put you on the right path, and sometimes it would shove you right off a cliff.

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Turning Tables

Title: Turning Tables
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: 9-1-1
Relationship: Evan Buckley/Eddie Diaz
Genre:  Paranormal Romance, Alternate Universe, Time Travel, Magical Realism
Summary:  Buck makes a choice and turns to the past seeking to save the life of a child and maybe along the way he can right more than one wrong.

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Soul Magic

Title: Soul Magic
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy
Genre: Alternate Universe, Established Relationship, Fantasy, Romance, Suspense
Summary: Harry Potter is living a quiet life on the shores of Loch Ness with his soulmate, Draco Malfoy, and working for the Department of Mysteries when their case involving ritual circles takes a violent and horrific turn.

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The Shape of You

Title: The Shape of You
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: 9-1-1
Relationship: Evan Buckley/Eddie Diaz
Genre:  Romance, Canon Divergence, Episode Tag (Eddie Begins)
Summary: Buck made a decision—seeking friendship over something fleeting and temporary within days of meeting Eddie Diaz. In retrospect, he really should’ve had a conversation with Eddie about it.

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Soul Magic on Rough Trade

Title: Soul Magic
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy
Genre: Alternate Universe, Established Relationship, Fantasy, Romance, Suspense
Summary: Harry Potter is living a quiet life on the shores of Loch Ness with his soulmate, Draco Malfoy, and working for the Department of Mysteries when their case involving ritual circles takes a violent and horrific turn.

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Heart’s Desire 3/3

Title: Heart’s Desire
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, First Time, Soulmates, Alternate Universe
Summary:  Two years after the war, Harry is heartsore and lonely. Agreeing to marry Ginny Weasley just seemed like the thing to do, but their marriage application is rejected by the ministry because he has an active soulmate record in the Book of Souls.

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Heart’s Desire 2/3

Title: Heart’s Desire
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, First Time, Soulmates, Alternate Universe
Summary:  Two years after the war, Harry is heartsore and lonely. Agreeing to marry Ginny Weasley just seemed like the thing to do, but their marriage application is rejected by the ministry because he has an active soulmate record in the Book of Souls.

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Heart’s Desire 1/3

Title: Heart’s Desire
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, First Time, Soulmates, Alternate Universe
Summary:  Two years after the war, Harry is heartsore and lonely. Agreeing to marry Ginny Weasley just seemed like the thing to do, but their marriage application is rejected by the ministry because he has an active soulmate record in the Book of Souls.

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The Quantum Bang – 2021

We’re moving into day 2 of the Quantum Bang and I meant to write this yesterday! In our third year, we’re offering 2.7 million freaking words for your reading pleasure. The total site word count is 6,528,393 words and at an average reading speed of 200 words a minute, it…

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The Absence of War 3/3

Title: The Absence of War
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Genre: Drama, Family, Het, Kid!fic, Slash
Relationship(s): Sirius Black/OMC, OMC/OFC
Summary: Arcturus Black uses the last moments of his life to change the circumstances of his grandson, Sirius black, in Azkaban in a way that no one could ignore. The ramifications of his choices change everything for both Sirius Black and Harry Potter.

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The Absence of War 2/3

Title: The Absence of War
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Genre: Drama, Family, Het, Kid!fic, Slash
Relationship(s): Sirius Black/OMC, OMC/OFC
Summary: Arcturus Black uses the last moments of his life to change the circumstances of his grandson, Sirius black, in Azkaban in a way that no one could ignore. The ramifications of his choices change everything for both Sirius Black and Harry Potter.

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The Absence of War 1/3

Title: The Absence of War
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Genre: Drama, Family, Het, Kid!fic, Slash
Relationship(s): Sirius Black/OMC, OMC/OFC
Summary: Arcturus Black uses the last moments of his life to change the circumstances of his grandson, Sirius black, in Azkaban in a way that no one could ignore. The ramifications of his choices change everything for both Sirius Black and Harry Potter.

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Heart of a Lion 3/3

Title: Heart of a Lion
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis/The Sentinel
Relationship: Meredith McKay/John Sheppard
Genre: Romance, Fusion, Rule!63
Summary: On Earth, Dr. Meredith McKay wakes up from a dead sleep in the worst pain of her life, and in Pegasus, Colonel John Sheppard has just come online as a Sentinel while being fed to a wraith. While he fights for his life, she wades through emotional trauma and political fallout regarding her departure from the SGC so she can bring her Sentinel home.

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Heart of a Lion 2/3

Title: Heart of a Lion
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis/The Sentinel
Relationship: Meredith McKay/John Sheppard
Genre: Romance, Fusion, Rule!63
Summary: On Earth, Dr. Meredith McKay wakes up from a dead sleep in the worst pain of her life, and in Pegasus, Colonel John Sheppard has just come online as a Sentinel while being fed to a wraith. While he fights for his life, she wades through emotional trauma and political fallout regarding her departure from the SGC so she can bring her Sentinel home.

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Heart of a Lion 1/3

Title: Heart of a Lion
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis/The Sentinel
Relationship: Meredith McKay/John Sheppard
Genre: Romance, Fusion, Rule!63
Summary: On Earth, Dr. Meredith McKay wakes up from a dead sleep in the worst pain of her life, and in Pegasus, Colonel John Sheppard has just come online as a Sentinel while being fed to a wraith. While he fights for his life, she wades through emotional trauma and political fallout regarding her departure from the SGC so she can bring her Sentinel home.

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Rough Trade Ruminations

In November of this year, Rough Trade will turn 10 years old. I can’t say I expected my NANOWRIMO challenge to morph into what it is today but overall I’m pleased with it. Sometimes the struggle has been real. As a writer, I think I’ve grown with each challenge, but I think I learned more during the times that I failed.

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Everyday Kind of Love

Title: Everyday Kind of Love
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom:  9-1-1
Relationship: Evan “Buck” Buckley/Eddie Diaz
Genre:  Romance
Summary:  “Well, if you’re not terrible in bed…” Buck trailed off and grinned when Eddie glared at him. “And it’s not because of how pretty she thinks I am…then why did your very attractive and perfect girlfriend dump you?”

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Let’s Talk About Quantum Banging

I officially “joined” fandom in May of 2008. I’ll be celebrating my site anniversary on May 20th (13 years) and I didn’t do my first fan fiction bang until 2019. I’ve rarely participated in fandom-specific challenges outside of events on Rough Trade. I could go into a long-winded explanation about my reasons for joining fandom, to begin with, and how many of those planned events in the past looked so fucking stressful I could barely breathe at the mere thought of signing up.

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House of Wolves

Title: House of Wolves
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Star Trek (AOS)
Relationship: James Kirk/Spock
Summary:  James Kirk online as an Alpha Sentinel as he fights to save Vulcan from a rogue Romulan and finally meets Spock, the former first officer of the starship Enterprise.

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