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April 2011 Recommended Reading List

Discussion in 'Fan Fiction and Writing Resource' started by Commander-DWH, Apr 5, 2011.

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  1. Commander-DWH

    Commander-DWH Manager Emeritus star 4

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    April 2011 Recommended Reading List

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    Hello and welcome to this month's Recommended Reading List! We've got a wide range of selections for you to peruse this month, so there should be something in here for everybody. Every story on here is worth a read, though.

    Enjoy!

    Jedi Trace recommends:[link=http://boards.theforce.net/fan_fiction_stories_classic_jc_board_reply_only/b10016/5216694/p1] The Vader Monologues[/link] by [link=http://boards.theforce.net/UserPages/Profile.aspx?user=BlindMan]BlindMan.[/link]

    This an old humor fic that was something of a cult classic back in the day. It is a series of scenes from the original trilogy written as internal monologue between Darth Vader and Anakin Skywalker and I think it?s one of the funniest things I?ve ever read. My RL BFF and I read it way back when and still quote lines from it almost ten years later.

    Commander-DWH recommends: [link=http://boards.theforce.net/Boards/Message.aspx?topic=22227573&brd=10475]Blank Slate Waits[/link] by [link=http://boards.theforce.net/UserPages/Profile.aspx?user=oqidaun]oqidaun[/link]

    One of the many, many stories relating to oqidaun's sprawling saga of the Dakari sector, and one of the few to land in Before, this is a very serious and spooky response to an intensely silly challenge. It features Obi-Wan and an original Jedi character simply called 'Blank Slate' by those around him, and is a truly wonderful look at someone who was utterly destroyed by war, though he kept on living.

    mavjade recommends: [link=http://boards.theforce.net/beyond_the_saga/b10477/22425102/r22427597/]Under the Little Dome[/link] by [link=http://boards.theforce.net/UserPages/Profile.aspx?user=Trepidation]Trepidation[/link]

    Sometimes I'm not in the mood to read something long but I still want the range of emotions that a longer story can give you. Under the Little Dome is an adorable one-shot with Luke, Mara, Ben and Artoo that gives quite a few laughs and most importantly leaves you with a wonderful, heart-warming feeling. When I need a pick me up story that makes me smile and feel good, this is one of the stories I go to.

    Luna_Nightshade recommends:[link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=15866309]The Cell[/link] by [link=http://boards.theforce.net/UserPages/Profile.aspx?user=obaona]obaona[/link]

    Back in the day, long before I knew there were boards with actual stories and writers to help feed my Star Wars addiction, I spent a lot of time on the Fanfic Archives. I found this amazing author there, and one thing led to another until I found these boards. (There was a busy reading day!) I blame this story for ultimately inspiring me to write my own stories here. Brief summary: Obi-Wan and Padme are locked in a cell by Anakin/Vader, and left there. This story has amazing descriptions, great characterizations, and a gut-punch of a story line. It is the kind of story you want to share with others after you finish it, so I'll share it here.

    Mira_Jade recommends: [link=http://boards.theforce.net/non_star_wars_fan_fiction/b10808/31476818/p1/?48]Austen Adventure[/link] by [link=http://boards.theforce.net/UserPages/Profile.aspx?user=Idrelle_Miocovani]Idrelle_Miocovani[/link]

    For Doctor Who, going anywhere and meeting anyone is possible. With this story, Idri takes that time honored tradition and runs with it in a most spectacular fashion. When the Eleventh Doctor, Amy, and Rory, travel to Regency era England, they meet none other than Jane Austen - who happens to be suffering from a rather alarming case of writer's block, and a rather tricky problem with a not so local race of aliens. This story is brilliant for its ability to weave together history and science fiction - Jane's voice is fabulous, and her character is richly developed throughout the story. At the s
     
  2. Etain

    Etain Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Ah, oqidaun.
    I miss her stories.:(
     
  3. RK_Striker_JK_5

    RK_Striker_JK_5 Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    Vader Monologues. Absolutely brilliant.
     
  4. Mar17swgirl

    Mar17swgirl Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    Austen Adventure! :D [face_love] :D

    It is indeed brilliant and funny and awesome.
     
  5. Idrelle_Miocovani

    Idrelle_Miocovani Jedi Master star 6

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    Well, of course you'd be excited, Mar. I did write it specifically for you, after all. :p

    (But I am honoured, Mira, that you would mention it! :* )
     
  6. Mar17swgirl

    Mar17swgirl Jedi Grand Master star 7

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  7. Mira_Jade

    Mira_Jade The NSWFF Manager With The Cape star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    *takes a bow*

    It was my pleasure - that was the best story I have had the pleasure of reading in a long time. [face_love]


    ~MJ @};-
     
  8. Ubersue

    Ubersue Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Ooh, I remember The Cell when I found it on the Archives a few years ago! One of my all-time favourites. :)
     
  9. Sara_Kenobi

    Sara_Kenobi Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    Sep 21, 2000
    Some great favorites! Thank you!
     
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