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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #150 on: May 04, 2009, 08:45:35 am »
Well, I hope you manage to finish your entry. Still some hours till deadline....... Good luck!  8)
I managed to get it in on time, but just barely. It´s the worst, most corny piece of **** ever, But still, an entry!  ;D

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #151 on: May 07, 2009, 06:43:20 pm »
I´ve just finished re-reading Jacksharmonica´s "Policy of Truth" for the 7th or 8th time. It´s a story that I´ve always loved and without a doubt consider to be one of the best. It´s completely realistic, beatiful in a kind of unassuming kind of way and it´s flawless in its portrayals of Jack and Ennis. Love it, love it, love it. :-* :-*

Ooooooo. I'm going to have to read this one!

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #152 on: May 07, 2009, 06:45:05 pm »
After reading the last post on the Best Friends Fover thread, I started to wonder about what fic in the fandom is longest. Any thoughts?



I think the longest fics I´ve read are Del Mar Painting, Best Friends Forever and Union Pacific

LOL. I am still reading BFF. It's really good, but looooonnnng. ;D

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #153 on: May 13, 2009, 10:45:20 pm »
I´ve just finished re-reading Jacksharmonica´s "Policy of Truth" for the 7th or 8th time. It´s a story that I´ve always loved and without a doubt consider to be one of the best. It´s completely realistic, beatiful in a kind of unassuming kind of way and it´s flawless in its portrayals of Jack and Ennis. Love it, love it, love it. :-* :-*

I wanted to start chapter 1 today, and the live journal has been deleted and purged! BOOOO! Doe's anybody have a copy they could send me?
Ian

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #154 on: May 15, 2009, 09:54:52 pm »
I wanted to start chapter 1 today, and the live journal has been deleted and purged! BOOOO! Doe's anybody have a copy they could send me?
Ian

Guess what! Even though Jacksharmonica's LJ account is no more, there is a downloadable pdf file of the story!

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #155 on: June 13, 2009, 10:07:44 pm »
I finished "Best Friends Forever", and loved it. I've begun Jacksharmonica´s "Policy of Truth", and so far am really enjoying it. It's very well written and entirely believable, because I know guys who went through it for real.

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #156 on: June 14, 2009, 03:28:32 pm »

   " Looking Back"
       Sienata's newest story.  She is writing with the intent of a future publication.  It is moving along very slowly, but it
has much to tell, with many details.  Its written about the teen years.  Its Ennis in the future at some kind of turning point'
and he is keeping a journal.  Starts with them in hi school...  Very good.  But the chapters are shorter than her usual fare.
       She says she has no idea yet how long it will be.  So if you commit to it.  Be ready for a long long ride.



     Beautiful mind

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #157 on: June 14, 2009, 03:44:11 pm »
I finished "Best Friends Forever", and loved it. I've begun Jacksharmonica´s "Policy of Truth", and so far am really enjoying it. It's very well written and entirely believable, because I know guys who went through it for real.
"Policy of Truth" is one of my absolute favorites, Ian. Like you say, it so utterly belivable. I have lost count of how many times I´ve read it. Great to hear more people are their way to this story.




I had a lot of free time today, so I re-read B73´s story "Mason-Dixon".

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #158 on: June 15, 2009, 04:03:45 am »
"Policy of Truth" is one of my absolute favorites, Ian. Like you say, it so utterly belivable. I have lost count of how many times I´ve read it. Great to hear more people are their way to this story.



I've never read this. Since it's still available, I'll give it a try. What genre is it?



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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #159 on: June 15, 2009, 04:11:56 am »
It's been looong ago that I recommended a fic, but today I have one:

The Power of Ten by Gilli_ann


It's a short story, five chapters plus epilogue, just finished today. Fresh off the press, so to speak :)
It's AU! and here is Gilli_ann's

"Brief synopsis:

Jack tells Ennis that he “had to ask about ten different people in Riverton where you was livin’.”  Who were those ten people, exactly, and could their meeting with Jack possibly have impacted them – and given them power to impact Ennis in their turn - so that fate eventually would hold a different outcome for Jack and Ennis? This fic looks at that possibility and Ennis’s related trials and tribulations in a sometime slightly tongue-in-cheek way."


Here are the links to all chapters:

1 http://gilli-ann.livejournal.com/25485.html
2 http://gilli-ann.livejournal.com/26635.html
3 http://gilli-ann.livejournal.com/27131.html
4 http://gilli-ann.livejournal.com/27237.html
5 http://gilli-ann.livejournal.com/28271.html
Epilogue http://gilli-ann.livejournal.com/28640.html