60New Experiences » by the.one.with.the.camera We experience many new encounters in our day to day live, and Karen and Derek are just about to experience a few of them...
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 23, words: 50k+, favs: 35, follows: 69, updated: 4/1 published: 7/15/2012, Karen K., Derek W.
12Bombshell in the Blood » by Western wicked witch Set years after Bombshell opened.
K, English, chapters: 9, words: 15k+, favs: 5, follows: 7, updated: 1/15 published: 1/19/2019, Karen K., Derek W.
2What's next » by aomcg Well after the Tony's, Derek and Karen find that their lives are different. As they are each missing their best friend they make it a priority to rebuild their friendship.
T, English, Friendship & Romance, chapters: 20, words: 24k+, favs: 9, follows: 14, updated: 12/10/2019 published: 11/7/2019, Karen K., Derek W.
4smash swap » by eeveemighty it gets pretty crazy when Toon Link accidentally releases manaphy out of the pokeball. What will happen when it goes all around, swapping the brawlers?
K, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 4, words: 1k+, updated: 8/27/2019 published: 8/24/2019
1 Something Secondhand and Broken » by scorpioan Boston had been a dark chapter in Ivy's life, though more had happened than most would have guessed. She had been alone when she decided to take the pills, but was she going to be alone when she woke up? If she woke up?
T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 10, words: 14k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, updated: 3/25/2019 published: 1/1/2019, Tom L., Derek W., Ivy L.
love reads like a bad biography by primchait When he was young and foolish, things were different. Lines were blurred. In certain moments, Jimmy laughed, eyes crinkling and the stupid haircut that he'd had when they were fifteen falling into his face, and Kyle forgot how to breathe, forgot how to be a best friend and just that. In summary, pining and its consequences
T, English, Angst & Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 3, 5/25/2018, Ana, Jimmy C., Kyle B.
6Lost in The Storm » by Avery444 Kyle had been hiding the abuse for over a month, to everyone else Blake was a sweet caring boyfriend but to Kyle he was a nightmare.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 5, words: 7k+, favs: 12, follows: 12, updated: 5/20/2018 published: 9/28/2015, [Kyle B., Tom L.] Julia H., Jimmy C.
6 The One with the Relationship » by RewriteThisStory The sequel to The One with the Neighbors. Established Relationship drabble prompts rolled into one story, with the help of some one line story starters. Jimmy and Karen fluffiness.
T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 4, words: 7k+, favs: 9, follows: 5, updated: 4/15/2018 published: 1/23/2016, Karen K., Jimmy C.
Goodbye, Love by primchait There's something ironic about the way it all ends. In which Kyle pines and Jimmy is a dick.
T, English, Angst & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, 3/27/2018
82Not Smash » by tmag71 After the drama of Bombshell and Hit List, Derek decides to leave Broadway and return home. Living in London he falls in love with American actress, Karen Cartwright. They get married, have children and after six years abroad decide to return to the States. This is simply life as Mr. and Mrs. Wills. The only Smash characters are those from Derek's past; Ivy Tom Julia and Eileen.
K+, English, Drama & Family, chapters: 28, words: 52k+, favs: 76, follows: 113, updated: 9/13/2017 published: 8/27/2013, Karen K., Derek W.
33 Stars Shine Bright in London's Eye » by Lauraa.Ann It has been two and a half years since Ivy Lynn and Karen Cartwright battled it out at the 2013 Tony Awards. Yet, despite the time that has passed, their lives have remained stagnant. It will take a risky project idea from the great Derek Wills for the Broadway actresses to see themselves as stars once more, but only if they can lay aside their differences to put on a great show.
T, English, Friendship & Romance, chapters: 50, words: 125k+, favs: 14, follows: 20, updated: 8/26/2017 published: 2/28/2016, [Derek W., Ivy L.] Karen K.
3 Finding Courage by Ardin Set during "Bells and Whistles". What if Jimmy had mentioned something else that got in the way of love during his conversation with Derek? Spurred on by the conversation, Derek finds the nerve to tell Karen how he feels about her as he walks her home from the club.
K+, English, Romance & Drama, words: 3k+, favs: 14, follows: 7, 7/25/2017, Karen K., Derek W.
A New Life by Lynrosely Derek and Ivy continuing on in their life as a Broadway couple struggling to keep their lives together with a baby on the way.
T, English, Romance & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, 4/29/2017
Screentest: Cartwills by irislim How do you know if two people are right for the job? A chemistry screentest, of course. A Cartwills AU. Part 1 of the "Screentest" series.
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 3k+, favs: 5, follows: 2, 11/23/2016, Karen K., Derek W.
28My Popstar » by tmag71 This is AU. Karen has nothing to do with Broadway and is instead a Grammy winning singer. She runs into the dashingly handsome director of Bombshell at an event she won't be forgetting any time soon.
T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 11, words: 21k+, favs: 46, follows: 54, updated: 11/7/2016 published: 10/13/2016, Karen K., Derek W.
2A Song for You: Julia and Michael » by auroraninetynineclassof2017 A few scenes from Smash given new perspective from my eyes. Where this will lead, who knows, but hopefully to a happy ending for Julia Huston and Michael Swift :)
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, follows: 1, 8/23/2016
5Family Ties » by Angel Went Crazy Karen's sister comes to visit and she has a history with Derek. Rated k b/c of adultery. Smash doesn't belong to me neither do the characters except for Kendall.
K+, English, Romance, chapters: 3, words: 904, favs: 8, follows: 9, updated: 6/11/2016 published: 8/13/2013
51The Unexpected » by Smashtastic After the Bombshell premiere, Karen and Ivy's lives take a completely unexpected turn.
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 22, words: 41k+, favs: 12, follows: 20, updated: 5/28/2016 published: 12/15/2013, Karen K., Ivy L.
24No Business Like Show Business » by lalalyds2 Even as the curtain falls, things are still happening onstage. And even when the show seems over, it never truly is. Smash is supposedly done, but if I have my way, it most assuredly is not!
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 10, words: 21k+, favs: 8, follows: 14, updated: 5/27/2016 published: 4/6/2015, Derek W., Ivy L.
24And There Are Some Conversations We Pretend We Never Had » by jelliclerose The story of the conversations had over the course of Smash which we never got to see, as told (mostly) by Bobby and Jessica, with the help of Kyle and Tom. There is drama, romance, fluff and friendship, and almost all of the show's characters make cameos, as do several several romantic pairings, and some unexpected friendships. This is Smash, but seen from a different perspective.
T, English, Friendship & Drama, chapters: 9, words: 201k+, favs: 12, follows: 12, updated: 5/21/2016 published: 6/29/2013, Tom L., Bobby, Jessica, Kyle B.
1 Tomorrow by ReiKingdom "Don't leave because of this. We'll figure it out." "That's the thing, I don't want to." A pause. "I'd rather be unemployed than work for you anymore." A beat. "Take care, Tom." A fix-it of the scene in Season 2 Episode 11, The Dress Rehearsal, where Sam tells Tom he's quitting, after that night's preview is done. /one-shot, complete/ (also on Archive of our Own)
K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 3/31/2016, [Tom L., Sam S.]
144Risk » by HerSpark Karen is young, and slightly wild, living in New York city trying to make it as an actress. She is struggling in her career, making a mess of her relationships and trying desperately to free herself from a past that she just can't seem to shake. Throw in Derek Wills, a highly coverted, rather obnoxious, director seeking a project to boost his career and get him out of a rut. OOC
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 44, words: 115k+, favs: 48, follows: 75, updated: 1/28/2016 published: 3/9/2014, Karen K., Derek W.
39Trust This Love » by Abbs04 Story takes place after Derek's confession. Can Derek convince Karen to give him a chance? NO LONGER CONTINUING. PLEASE SEE AUTHOR'S NOTE
T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 9, words: 8k+, favs: 31, follows: 72, updated: 10/28/2015 published: 4/4/2013, Karen K., Derek W.
17 The One with the Neighbors » by RewriteThisStory Kyle and Jimmy move in across the hall from Ana and Karen. (Or the one where I write all the AU drabble prompts into one story.)
T, English, Humor, chapters: 4, words: 10k+, favs: 11, follows: 7, updated: 8/4/2015 published: 6/29/2015, Jimmy C., Karen K.
7The love I meant to say by milujutebe What if Jimmy had followed Kyle? Following the story if Jimmy was hit by the car, savingKyle, but didn't die. He goes to hospital but since he doesn't have a social security number or insurance, Kyle tells the hospital Jimmy is him, so the hospital tells friends that Kyle has been injured. I'd like to hope the story is better than this awful description so please read!
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 242, favs: 2, follows: 8, 7/5/2015, [Kyle B., Tom L.] Jimmy C.