Mark Hunter (ozma914) wrote,
Mark Hunter

TwisterPalooza Fic Writing Challenge -- poll

Poll #1745074 TwisterPalooza Fic Writing Challenge

TwisterPalooza stories
It turns out I don't remember how to do an LJ poll.  If this doesn't look right, I'm working on it; I couldn't figure out Blogger polling at all.

I believe we received four stories that are eligible for voting in the challenge: "She Stares Down the Storm", a Tin Man ficlet by randombattlecry ; "Let It Snow" and "Snow Day", Fullmetal Alchemist stories by evil_little_dog ; and "Rainstorms", an original fic set in Australia by Rosanne Dingli.  I keep thinking I missed one story, so if I did please let me know right away and I'll get it up; the poll will be open until June 3, at which time I'll publish my original short story in conjunction (or close to the conjunction!) with the release of Storm Chaser.

These are the stories submitted as part of the challenge that are not eligible for voting.
One is "Santa Pequena", a Fringe fic by strangexgirl :

Also two drabbles I wrote, which I'm posting in their entirety:

"Set Phasers to -- Run!", a Star Trek (original series) fanfic:

James T. Kirk clung to a stump, all that remained of a gnarled alien tree on a planet called, ironically, Hurricane III. “Hang on, Bones!”

A moment before they’d been peacefully taking flora samples; then a tornado tore through the landing party, leaving nothing behind but him and McCoy, who clung to a root. Kirk could see, streaming from distant branches like little warning flags, the remains of red uniform shirts.

“Why didn’t you detect that storm coming?” Kirk yelled over the screaming wind.

“It’s a medical tricorder!” McCoy shot back. “Damn it, Jim, I’m a doctor, not a meteorologist!”

And "A Horrible Wind", a Doctor Horrible fic:

The video screen wavered like a staggering drunk, then focused to reveal the camera was on its side, filming a debris strewn floor.

A gloved hand reached out. After another drunken dance the camera settled on its tripod, revealing glass shards across the lab table and a tangle of hanging, sparking wires.

Doctor Horrible’s goggles hung lopsided. His lab coat was in white tatters, and his hair might have been disheveled – hard to tell.

“Note to self.” Hearing the squeak in his voice, Doctor Horrible cleared his throat. “Note to self. In the future – test the weather controlling machine outside.”

I know I'm still missing a fic, and I've searched through all my entries. I know it! Somebody save me!
Tags: emily, fringe, fullmetal alchemist, star trek, storm chaser, tin man, twisterpalooza

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