nebroadwe: Write write write edit edit edit edit edit & post. (Writer)
The other day the webcomic Girl Genius posted its latest installment, which I shall not spoil for those who have not yet seen it. Suffice it to say that I was inspired thereby to filk the song "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" from the musical Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with the following results:
Follow the cut to things women WERE meant to know ...  )
nebroadwe: Write write write edit edit edit edit edit & post. (Writer)
Call it clever,
Call it fun,
Call it fanfic:
See what I've gone and done.Read more... )



I know this song because [livejournal.com profile] csakuras made a lovely Fullmetal Alchemist MMV from it, "Moving Forward". This piece is dedicated to the young person who called me a "freak" yesterday after I left concrit on FF.net regarding a story s/he liked. Beware freaks bearing filks ...
nebroadwe: Write write write edit edit edit edit edit & post. (Writer)
A young man turned thirty-six
He fought for liberty and died down in Greece.
It's a last day in the yellow leaf;
It's a heart that's eaten by canker and grief.
And isn't it Byronic ... don't you think?

It's Assyrians like wolves on the fold,
Cohorts gleamin' in purple and gold --
Like the forest leaves after Autumn hath blown,
Who would've thought they'd wither?

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[Calliope alone knows where that came from (except that my next project at work will involve our collection of Byroniana, including his tea caddy). I don't even like the original song: I'm an English major -- I know what irony is, and it isn't rain on your wedding day. That's just weather. (It might involve the pathetic fallacy, of course, particularly if you're being married in a melodrama. But that's another post.)]
nebroadwe: Write write write edit edit edit edit edit & post. (Writer)
Dear LJ User, will you read my 'fic?
It took me days to write; here's the link to click.
It's based on a manga or an anime
That I really liked, 'cause I want to be a fanfiction writer,
Fanfiction writer.

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