Secrets

Jul. 12th, 2011 11:05 pm
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Title: Secrets
Author: [personal profile] leone
Rating: G
Character(s): Holmes, Watson, Mrs Hudson
Summary: Holmes's instinctive behavior is not rational
Warnings: None
Author's Notes: ACD book-verse. Entry for Watson's Woes July writing prompts; fill for July 12 prompt: "Quote - 'I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.' -- William Hazlitt, 1826 (Direct quotation not necessary; use however you're inspired to do so.)"
Word Count: 361

When Mrs Hudson entered to clear away the breakfast dishes, she was tempted simply to turn a blind eye . . . )

 

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Title: The fate of the hamster
Author: [personal profile] leone
Rating: G
Character(s): Holmes, Watson, OFFA (="original female fuzzy animal")
Summary: Holmes and Watson acquire a new pet.
Warnings: Tarantulas (highlight to read; it's a bit of a spoiler and I promise nothing bad happens, but some people get twitchy around this)
Author's Notes: ACD book-verse. Entry for Watson's Woes July writing prompts; fill for July 11 prompt: "kitten (or another equally fuzzy animal)."
Word Count: 1,115

Holmes burst into the flat, exuberant. )



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Title: Starting point
Author: [personal profile] leone
Rating: G
Character(s): Holmes, Lestrade (Watson is absent but salient)
Summary: Lestrade weighs the reliability of clues.
Warnings: none
Author's Notes: BBC Sherlock universe. Entry for Watson's Woes July writing prompts; fill for July 10 prompt: "Midnight summons." Can be read as a companion to my July 8th response, Late, and my July 9th response, Waiting. It seems to have turned out as a 221B.
Word Count: 221

Lestrade was uneasy. )

 


Waiting

Jul. 9th, 2011 10:00 pm
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Title: Waiting
Author: [personal profile] leone
Rating: G
Character(s): Watson, 3 unnamed OMCs
Summary: Watson hates waiting.
Warnings: none
Author's Notes: BBC Sherlock universe. Entry for Watson's Woes July writing prompts; fill for July 9 prompt: "Stress/exhaustion or stress management." Can be read as a companion to my July 8th response, Late.
Word Count: 797
       
John was uneasy. )



Late

Jul. 8th, 2011 10:46 pm
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Title: Late
Author: [personal profile] leone
Rating: G
Character(s): Holmes, (Watson is salient, but not present)
Summary: Sherlock is late.
Warnings: none
Author's Notes: BBC Sherlock-verse. Entry for Watson's Woes July writing prompts; fill for July 8 prompt: click link for picture.
Word Count: 326

Sherlock was uneasy )
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Title: No end in sight
Author: [personal profile] leone
Rating: G
Character(s): Holmes, Watson,
Summary: Sometimes you just need a break, and sometimes you just can't get it.
Warnings: none
Author's Notes: Entry for Watson's Woes July writing prompts; fill for July 7 prompt: "Falling  (however you want to interpret or extrapolate from that, is up to you)"
Word Count: 100


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Title: Visit to a weird holodeck revisited
Author: [personal profile] leone
Rating: G
Character(s): Holmes, Watson, Data, La Forge
Summary: The holodeck never gets it right, and the Guardian must have a sense of humor.
Warnings: none
Author's Notes: Sherlock Holmes/Star Trek: TNG/Sherlock Holmes crossover. Entry for Watson's Woes July writing prompts; fill for July 6 prompt: "Wacky, off-the-wall crossover - the weirder, the better." I'm afraid I'm not good at wacky or off-the-wall, but I figured a layer or two of recursion might be fun.
Word Count: 813

 

There was a moment of dizziness and quite alarming tunnel vision that took several seconds to clear. )
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Title: The Elements of Style
Author: [personal profile] leone
Rating: PG
Character(s): Holmes, Watson
Summary: Before Strunk and White, there was John Watson to uphold the principles of good writing.
Warnings: none
Author's Notes: ACD universe. Entry for Watson's Woes July writing prompts; fill for July 5 prompt: "If actions speak louder than words, how is the pen mightier than the sword?"
Word Count: 100

Nichols's laugh revealed decayed teeth and truly dreadful halitosis. )
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Title: Caesar's legacy
Author: [personal profile] leone
Rating: PG
Character(s): Holmes, Watson
Summary: The Eastern Orthodox calendar provides a crucial clue in a kidnapping, so Holmes decides to celebrate. This Calvin and Hobbes comic strip also provides a reasonably good summary.
Warnings: none
Author's Notes: ACD universe. Entry for Watson's Woes July writing prompts; fill for July 4 prompt: "Celebration of a non-British holiday  (either legitimate or not; crack/fluff is acceptable for this prompt). " I figure that Russian Christmas in January counts as sufficiently non-British.
Word Count: 381

 

A cold rain streamed down heavily over London . . . )

Going home

Jul. 3rd, 2011 08:25 pm
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Title: Going home
Author: [personal profile] leone
Rating: PG
Character(s): Holmes, Watson, nameless OFC
Summary: Car crash
Warnings: non-graphic car-crash injuries
Author's Notes: BBC Sherlock universe. Entry for Watson's Woes July writing prompts; fill for July 3 prompt: The Hospital Ship, by W. H. Littlejohn.
Word Count
: 100

A squeal and a crash stopped them. )

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Title: Make the morning last
Author: [personal profile] leone
Rating: G
Character(s): Holmes, Watson, OFC
Summary: An American tourist strikes out on her own, and encounters Holmes feelin' groovy, Watson less so.
Warnings: None
Author's Notes: BBC Sherlock universe. Entry for Watson's Woes July writing prompts; fill for July 1 & 2 prompt: 1: Watson injury (any severity) from a different POV from Holmes; 2: rain, lamp-post, handkerchief, flowers. For background, feel free to read the lyrics of Simon and Garfunkel's 59th Street Bridge Song.
Word Count
: 919

Courtney was fuming . . . )

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