a collection of polaroids by VioletUzumakiNamikaze Modern AU. Non-linear progression. Jay Gatsby and Nick Carraway are in love. Here's a few of those moments that slip between the cracks. (i.e. snapshots from their relationship, preslash and slash) (shameless excuse for a gangster / highschool au)
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 3k+, 11h, [J. Gatsby, Nick C.]
23A Pretty Little Fool » by Moon Witch '96 AU. Her mother begged and prayed for a fool for a daughter, knowing the consequences of being anything but that. But its a pity that all the prayers and begging could lead to nothing. And everything. Please read and review.
T, English, Fantasy & Drama, chapters: 8, words: 24k+, favs: 48, follows: 59, updated: 1/15 published: 9/20/2015, [OC, J. Gatsby] Daisy B., Nick C.
One Edith Neide by erstie6464 Edith Neide was a polar opposite of Daisy in every way, but when Nick meets Edith at Gatsby's party he is shocked to find that Edith and Daisy were close friends while Daisy was seeing Gatsby during the war. As he gets to know her, he discovers more about her opinions of Gatsby and Daisy.
K, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 1/3
The Rise and Fall of Jay Gatz » by aslowawakening I'm writing a story that reimagines and modernizes The Great Gatsby while still keeping the basic story elements. I hope to write more additions to this story with each chapter focusing on a main character's viewpoint.
T, English, Drama & Tragedy, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, 1/3
The Investigation by Watson a Game A small creative writing project I did this semester that I'm really too proud of. / "In the hours after his body was discovered, floating in the pool not unlike a spirit in Purgatory, there was some small chaos concerning the incident." Nick reflects on being questioned by an officer despite the very cut and dry nature of Gatsby's murder at the hands of George Wilson.
T, English, Crime & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 12/13/2017, Nick C., OC
The Summer I Fell in Love » by Hillary Streisand In the summer of 1922, Nick Carraway and Jordan Baker meet. That's where it all begins...
T, English, Romance, chapters: 19, words: 26k+, favs: 4, follows: 5, updated: 12/12/2017 published: 7/15/2014, Jordan B., Nick C.
16The Carraway: Return to West Egg » by Sephiria Arks Only a few years since Nick left New York, but putting the past behind is harder than it seems. Especially when Daisy comes to persuade Nick to return to New York. But where Daisy failed, another chance comes and it snatches Nick back to West Egg. Now that he's returned, just how much danger, trouble, romance and more can he get into? [Some movie characters involved].
T, English, chapters: 11, words: 15k+, favs: 7, follows: 13, updated: 11/15/2017 published: 6/17/2016, [Nick C., Jordan B.]
3Kill and Run » by Connecticut Yankee On the way back from the Plaza, Tom kills Myrtle instead of Daisy, and Nick and Jordan bear witness to it. Tom is beside himself in grief but is unwilling to go to jail or tell Wilson what happened. In a down spiral of desperation and fear, he coerces Nick and Jordan into a promise of silence surrounded by abuse, betrayal, and blackmail.
T, English, Drama & Suspense, chapters: 3, words: 3k+, favs: 3, follows: 3, updated: 11/8/2017 published: 7/27/2016
1 Liar Liar by jaspersgoggles A short story based on Jordan Baker from The Great Gatsby, "for sometimes it is those who appear the most fortunate who endure the most misfortune, and the assumption that the privileged, spoiled Jordan Baker was safe in her ivory tower, was the greatest falsehood of all."
T, English, Family & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 10/29/2017, Jordan B.
2What Is It » by dwtsballerina "What is it?" Gatsby could tell something was bothering Daisy. What actually was it? Was it something he said? Was it something he did? Was it something she had heard? Read to find out!
K, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, follows: 1, updated: 8/2/2017 published: 8/1/2017, Daisy B., J. Gatsby, Nick C.
2 Dust and Ashes by AllegoriesInMediasRes "But for as long as I can remember/ There have been only ashes." Myrtle Wilson's epitaph, in the form of a poem.
T, English, Poetry & Tragedy, words: 341, favs: 1, 7/18/2017, Daisy B., G. Wilson, Myrtle W., Tom B.
3 Sunset Lovers by Shiroimono Nick is trying to come out of the closet. Gatsby knows no lingo whatsoever. Oneshot, Natsby.
K+, English, Romance & Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, 6/14/2017, J. Gatsby, Nick C.
1Reflection by SomewhatConsistent As Nick watches East Egg, he thinks. (Warning for implied suicide and lightly described violence)
T, English, words: 472, favs: 1, follows: 1, 3/2/2017
4The Captivating Carraway by HellsGate201 A different take on the Great Gatsby, written from the perspective of the Great Gatsby himself. Jay Gatsby finds himself choosing between a lost love and a new start. Characters and plot may differentiate from the book. (GatsbyxNick) (GatsbyxDaisy) Oneshot
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 5k+, favs: 29, follows: 15, 2/26/2017, [J. Gatsby, Nick C.] Daisy B., Tom B.
New Beginnings And Endings » by MysteriousMiss98 A 'what if' of the ending of the Great Gatsby where Nick hadn't left New York and not all the characters lives ended up in tragedy. Comments appreciated always, mostly bakeaway fluff and angst but hope you enjoy. Completely Redone for the final time! A/N I own Nothing.
K+, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 7, words: 23k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, 2/22/2017, [Jordan B., Nick C.]
The Rush Before We Touch by Shiroimono Myrtle and Jordan, a party at Gatsby's, a little too much champagne and some swing music. Oneshot, Myrdan.
K+, English, Romance & Drama, words: 1k+, 2/1/2017, Jordan B., Myrtle W.
2 Steak, Cabernet and the Blindingly Obvious by Shiroimono After Gatsby wining and dining him for weeks, Nick comes to the logical conclusion. Which is not, in fact, the correct conclusion. Or is it?
K, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 9, follows: 6, 2/1/2017, J. Gatsby, Nick C.
2 Merits of a Merger by Shiroimono Five times Jordan Baker talked about marrying Nick Carraway, and one time she didn't. Oneshot, Jordan/Nick and Nick/Gatsby.
K+, English, Romance & Angst, words: 6k+, favs: 7, follows: 4, 2/1/2017, Jordan B., Nick C.
2 I'd Own You If I Could by Shiroimono "Jordan gritted her teeth. The trick was to never show Daisy that you cared. Daisy didn't want you to care—or if she did, she only wanted it in an idle sort of way, the way a queen desired worship. Jordan was not Daisy's subject, nor did she care to be." Oneshot, Jordaisy.
T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 2/1/2017, Daisy B., Jordan B.
1 It Takes Two To Make An Accident by Boulderstar2000 An accident was what had happened; nothing more and nothing less.
K+, English, Romance & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 8, follows: 6, 1/16/2017, J. Gatsby, Nick C.
Boats Against the Current by Boulderstar2000 Nick thinks back on the events in New York, and thinks back on the man named Jay Gatsby.
K+, English, Romance & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 6, follows: 2, 12/27/2016, J. Gatsby, Nick C.
The Gatsby by ShyWrites A mafia AU of the story. It was a class assignment! Please enjoy! R&R WARNING SHOOTING and BLOOD!
T, English, Crime, words: 3k+, favs: 2, 12/15/2016, Daisy B., J. Gatsby, Nick C., Tom B.
3Little Miss Gatsby » by MysteriousMiss98 Daisy and Jay brought a little girl to the world, only to give her to Nick to raise. Just what kind of trouble could she get herself into being the daughter of one of the most elite gangsters of the 1920's? Will she uncover the past all 3 of her parents wanted to keep from her? Nick was always worried she'd end up with the same fate as her father...
K+, English, Drama & Family, chapters: 3, words: 17k+, favs: 5, follows: 5, updated: 11/29/2016 published: 10/21/2016, J. Gatsby, Nick C., OC
Helpless by natalie.grey Great Gatsby scene rewrite, oneshot. I wrote this as an assignment for my lit class, but never got feedback, so I'm throwing it up here for my own vanity.
K+, English, Romance & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 11/27/2016, Daisy B., J. Gatsby, Nick C., Tom B.
239A Rose Among Thorns » by Lightan117 "I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it's these things I'd believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn't all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything." ― F. Scott Fitzgerald. Contain's swearing and some sexual content. Gatsby/OC; Nick/Jordan; Daisy/Tom/Myrtle
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 13, words: 29k+, favs: 348, follows: 391, updated: 10/5/2016 published: 5/29/2013, [J. Gatsby, OC] [Jordan B., Nick C.]