i know we've come so far (but baby, we've got so far to go) » A collection of ficlets answering prompts from the carryonsparks prompt challenge on Tumblr. So far featuring: Slow, Watch, Plot, and Dedication.
Carry On, T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 4, words: 2k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, updated: 7/21/2020 published: 5/25/2020, [Simon Snow, Baz Pitch]
2 In Between Ginny is neither a boy nor a girl. Luckily, Harry isn't straight. Set mostly after the Battle of Hogwarts.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Romance & Fantasy, words: 2k+, favs: 12, follows: 7, 7/13/2020, [Ginny W., Harry P.]
1 Signed, Smudged, Delivered Baz gets a guy's number at a bar, but the last two digits are smudged by the time Baz tries to text him. Somehow he winds up texting his old roommate Simon instead. Non-magical AU. T for swearing.
Carry On, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 9, follows: 5, 7/12/2020, [Baz Pitch, Simon Snow]
Rebuilding Simon and Baz have returned from America, solved the problem at Watford, and retreated to the Grimm family estate in Oxford. Simon is barely speaking again and Baz just wants him to be okay. Kind of angsty but ends with some hope.
Carry On, T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 6/18/2020, [Baz Pitch, Simon Snow]
Watch the Chemicals React College AU. Simon and Baz are seniors in college and lab partners in a chemistry class for non-science majors. Baz, who's friends with Agatha, hates Simon because Simon is Agatha's ex. At least, Baz hates Simon until Baz accidentally pours hydrochloric acid on himself and Simon handles the situation very well. (Note: they do NOT get together in this fic.)
Carry On, T, English, Friendship, words: 1k+, follows: 1, 6/13/2020, Simon Snow, Baz Pitch
In Your Warmth I Forget How Cold It Can Be In a world where the graduation kiss never happened, it's winter break of Bitty's senior year, and Bitty and Jack are both out and single. The plan is for Bitty to spend New Year's Eve with Jack at Jack's condo, but that plan goes awry when Bitty and Jack return from the airport to find a homophobic slur painted on Jack's parking space. TW for homophobia.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 3, 6/9/2020, [Eric Bittle/Bitty, Jack Zimmerman] Georgia Martin/George
Plaid Shirt Days A sequel to "A Mess of a Dreamer with the Nerve to Adore You." Dex wants Nursey to get some sleep. Nursey doesn't want to be told what to do. Getting together right before finals has its downsides, but they'll get through it.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, 6/5/2020, [Derek Nurse/Nursey, William Poindexter/Dex]
these people raised me (and i can't wait to go home) A character study in Dex as he starts his captaincy and plans a reunion kegster. T for swearing.
Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, words: 2k+, 5/12/2020
Accidating Accidate (verb): To accidentally get into date-like situations with someone. Basically, Jack realizes he has feelings for Bittle.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 874, favs: 1, follows: 1, 4/18/2020, [Jack Zimmerman, Eric Bittle/Bitty] Larissa Duan/Lardo, B. Knight/Shitty
Stability Ransom decides not to go to med school, because he hasn't had a panic attack since he graduated and he wants to keep it that way. T for a bit of swearing.
Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, words: 563, 4/15/2020, Adam Birkholtz/Holster, Justin Oluransi/Ransom
Man Oh Man, You're My Best Friend » The graduation kiss never happened. Midway through Jack's rookie season with the Falcs, he and Bittle go to a bar after a win, get drunk, and are photographed being affectionate, leading to Jack being outed by the press. Jack realizes trying to get back into the closet will be messy, so he suggests he and Bittle pretend to date until the media storm dies down.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance, chapters: 2, words: 10k+, favs: 2, 4/13/2020, [Eric Bittle/Bitty, Jack Zimmerman]
Calling BS » A certain young Knight renames himself and comes to terms with his namesake. Note: this fic reveals a certain someone's real name.
Check, Please!, T, English, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 2, 4/10/2020, B. Knight/Shitty
2 I've Seen You Walk on Flame After a hard day of Auror training gives Harry nightmares, he heads to Ron's room for some reassurance. T for swearing.
Harry Potter, T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 11, follows: 2, 3/27/2020, Harry P., Ron W.
You've Saved Me from Another World A character study of Susan as she makes the decision to put Narnia in her past. The sixth installment in my series of fics inspired by misheard song lyrics.
Chronicles of Narnia, K+, English, Romance & Angst, words: 921, favs: 2, follows: 2, 3/13/2020, [Susan Pevensie, OC]
A Little Help » Lizzie Bennet and Eric Bittle meet at Vidcon and become close friends. The following year brings challenges and joys for both of them, and they help each other through the challenges and celebrate the joys despite living on opposite sides of the country.
Pride and Prejudice & Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, chapters: 5, words: 8k+, updated: 2/27/2020 published: 2/23/2020, Elizabeth, Eric Bittle/Bitty
Palentine's Day Karaoke SMH has a karaoke party on Valentine's Day, and everyone serenades their friends. Set in February of Year 2.
Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, words: 2k+, 2/21/2020, Adam Birkholtz/Holster, Jack Zimmerman, Larissa Duan/Lardo, B. Knight/Shitty
Gravity Can Forget Jack takes such good care of Bitty after Bitty's concussion that Bitty can't help but develop feelings. Too bad Jack is straight . . . right?
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 2/15/2020, [Eric Bittle/Bitty, Jack Zimmerman] Larissa Duan/Lardo
I Need You Like a Heartbeat, But You Know You've Gotta Be Straight In the wake of the graduation kiss, Jack and Eric figure things out over an emotional Skype call.
Check, Please!, K+, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 2, 2/8/2020, [Eric Bittle/Bitty, Jack Zimmerman]
Dad Rock for the Win Jack and Dex have some platonic bonding over BNL's "Call and Answer" and the pressures of growing up under a little too much scrutiny.
Check, Please!, K+, English, Friendship, words: 1k+, 1/19/2020, Jack Zimmerman, William Poindexter/Dex
1It's Always You » A sequel to "Face the Future with You." Eric goes through the process of getting diagnosed with ADHD as he solidifies his relationship with Jack.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance, chapters: 3, words: 8k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 1/3/2020 published: 1/1/2020, [Jack Zimmerman, Eric Bittle/Bitty]