as we walked we were talking i didn't say half the things i wanted to An alternate scene set at the beginning of spring semester of Year 2. Bitty and Jack talk about Bitty's past; Jack realizes he's in love; they both confess feelings while making peanut butter cookies. T for swearing.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 4/7/2021, [Eric Bittle/Bitty, Jack Zimmerman]
The Monologue Competition Ford declares a contest in which the boys must recite theatrical monologues to try to win a hand-knit sweater. Eleven SMH bros compete.
Check, Please!, K+, English, words: 6k+, 3/11/2021
who could ask to be unbroken (or be brave again) The third installment in my a cappella AU. Jack's junior year at Samwell, SMH adds three new singers, including a baritone named Eric whose classical vocal training is more of a liability than an asset. Somewhere along the way, Jack falls for him.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance, words: 15k+, 3/3/2021, [Jack Zimmerman, Eric Bittle/Bitty]
1 Is This More Than You Bargained For Yet Simon and Baz are taking an intro-level psych course to fill out a ed requirement, but the lecture on autism teaches Simon more than he planned on learning. Luckily, Baz reacts well. A university AU one-shot.
Carry On, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 3, 2/14/2021, [Simon Snow, Baz Pitch]
Checking You Out Baz Pitch is an arrogant freshman in an econ class full of juniors. When he's paired for a project with Adam Birkholtz, Adam takes him down a few pegs but also encourages him to slip his number to the hot guy at the library's circulation desk. Dedicated to sincerely-TheBreakfastClub.
Carry On & Check, Please!, T, English, words: 4k+, 12/30/2020, Simon Snow, Baz Pitch, Adam Birkholtz/Holster
Sounds Like a Date Baz is a barista stuck working on Christmas Eve. Simon is a handsome customer.
Carry On, K, English, Romance, words: 924, favs: 1, follows: 1, 12/23/2020, [Baz Pitch, Simon Snow]
you don't have to sing it right (but who could call you wrong) Larissa joins SMH, the a cappella group formerly known as Samwell Men's Harmonies, and figures out their gender.
Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 10k+, 12/20/2020, [Larissa Duan/Lardo, B. Knight/Shitty] Adam Birkholtz/Holster, Justin Oluransi/Ransom
put your emptiness to melody (your awful heart to song) In the wake of Jack's overdose, his therapist convinces him to try to find a new hobby. After a few false starts, Jack takes up singing. Once he gets to Samwell, he joins the a cappella group Samwell Men's Harmonies. T for swearing.
Check, Please!, T, English, Family & Friendship, words: 5k+, 12/9/2020, Alicia Zimmerman, Jack Zimmerman, B. Knight/Shitty
One of These Nights Jack Needs to Get Some Sleep Five times Jack pulls all-nighters and one time he doesn't.
Check, Please!, M, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 1, 11/17/2020, [Jack Zimmerman, Eric Bittle/Bitty] Kent Parson/Parse, B. Knight/Shitty
You Deserve Everything Holster thinks he and Ransom are ready to take their relationship to the next level, right until Ransom scoots away and starts apologizing. Turns out Ransom is asexual and hasn't been treated well in the past. TW for a panic attack.
Check, Please!, M, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, 10/25/2020, [Adam Birkholtz/Holster, Justin Oluransi/Ransom]
Not a Disaster » It's Simon's first year at Watford University, and he's not sure if he wants to meet his soulmate, because his Words are quite frankly disappointing, to say the least. But then his roommate walks into the room on move-in day and says Simon's Words.
Carry On, T, English, Romance, chapters: 2, words: 4k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, 10/25/2020, [Baz Pitch, Simon Snow]
Reused Usernames and Revealing Playlists Jack and Kent have playlists about each other, which Kent figures out when he searches Jack's old Livejournal username on Spotify and finds a public account. Kent likes Jack's playlist about him, which leads to Jack finding Kent's account, which leads to a phone call and a much-needed conversation. Set in 2012 (though the details about Spotify may not be very 2012-ish).
Check, Please!, T, English, Angst & Friendship, words: 1k+, 10/23/2020, Jack Zimmerman, Kent Parson/Parse
Better Jack is doing better now, most of the time, but when Jack's latest panic attack frightens Bitty, it forces Jack to remember a time when he accidentally frightened Kent, which in turn makes him realize that he and Kent really do both owe each other a lot of apologies. After talking to his therapist, he decides to try apologizing to Kent. TW for suicidal thoughts and self-harm.
Check, Please!, T, English, Angst & Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 2, 10/21/2020, Jack Zimmerman, Kent Parson/Parse
1 Brightly, Enthusiastically, Giddily Jack hasn't loved like this before, and he's not sure if it's platonic or romantic. Spoiler alert: it's platonic. Written for OMGCP Friendship Week. Today's prompt is "late night conversations."
Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, words: 973, favs: 2, 9/18/2020, Jack Zimmerman, B. Knight/Shitty
Intersections Obviously, Dex has some learning to do. Perhaps less obviously, so does B. Somehow, they wind up learning from each other. Written for OMGCP Friendship Week. Today's prompt is "late night conversations."
Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 9/18/2020, B. Knight/Shitty, William Poindexter/Dex
too long i've been afraid (of losing love i guess i've lost) Dex gets disowned after coming out as gay. SMH is there for him. Written for OMGCP Friendship Week. Today's prompt is "family."
Check, Please!, T, English, Angst & Friendship, words: 4k+, favs: 3, 9/17/2020, Derek Nurse/Nursey, Eric Bittle/Bitty, William Poindexter/Dex
Holster Gives Good Hugs Five times Holster hugs a member of SMH, and one time SMH dogpiles Holster. Written for OMGCP Friendship Week. Today's prompt is "stress."
Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 2, 9/14/2020, Adam Birkholtz/Holster, Jack Zimmerman, Justin Oluransi/Ransom, B. Knight/Shitty
The Best Thing About Tonight's That We're Not Fighting After a tough loss, Nursey and Dex actually communicate for once. It ends in kissing.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance, words: 397, favs: 1, 9/12/2020, [Derek Nurse/Nursey, William Poindexter/Dex]
At Their Own Pace During B. S. Knight's first year at Harvard Law, they come out to Lardo as nonbinary.
Check, Please!, T, English, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 9/10/2020, [B. Knight/Shitty, Larissa Duan/Lardo]
I Have a History of Losing My Shirt Five times a certain member of SMH lost his shirt, and one time Jack found the shirt for him.
Check, Please!, M, English, Friendship & Humor, words: 2k+, favs: 1, 8/21/2020, [B. Knight/Shitty, Larissa Duan/Lardo] Jack Zimmerman