PickingupEllen is a fanfiction writer and fanartist from Scotland who no longer lives in the sticks.

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  1. Hello Again… — 12 comments
  2. EAD- Janus’ Gift — 4 comments
  3. Alone, at last — 3 comments
  4. Find Someone to Carry You – Epilogue — 3 comments
  5. Decisions and Moments — 2 comments

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Decay

“Lock it up and add it to the list. Let’s move the quarantine zone out to 20 meters from this location” Rodney sighed into the built-in mic of his suit. He dropped the contaminated med kit onto the top of the bar and, as the rest of the CDC team filed out, he reached in …

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Hypocritical actions – Part Two

Kara huddled into the pilot seat of the Raptor as they coasted towards Caprica, running on silent and letting momentum get them as close to the planet as possible. Beside her Helo was leaning into the side of the cockpit, politely ignoring her attempts to nap, the last 48 hours of chaos keeping her from …

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Hypocritical actions – Part One

Kara shifted uncomfortably in her dress uniform as the crew assembled. Years of hurry up and wait having failed to train the twitchy need to do something out of her. She rocked up on to the ball of her left foot a little before dropping back down on to the slightly too stiff heel of …

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EAD- Janus’ Gift

Title: Janus’ Gift (excerpt) Fandom/Genre: SGA With our very creation of the wraith we had cursed the last hold outs of our primeval, feral history to become nothing more than a crazed version of our ancient forbearers. As the Wraith spread like a virulent disease that we could not control we though that we could …

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EAD – Antithetical Theory

Title: Antithetical Theory Fandom/Genre: Criminal Minds/Sentinel and Guide Relationship(s):Spencer Reid/Derek Morgan Content Rating: NC-17 Warnings: Canon level violence and hate crimes Summary: When a case involving Sentinels and Guides gets handed to the BAU they find their absent colleague, Dr Spencer Reid, wrapped up right in the centre of it

Hindsight

Hindsight: Autobiography of the regretful 33rd by President Thomas James Sheppard Epilogue My grandfather never had a chance to finish this book, it was one of the many projects he abandoned in the final years of his life as he chose to dedicate his remaining time to a cause he knew he would never see succeed. …

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Demigods of the modern mythos

Demigods of the modern mythos: How evolved man creates tales of wonder By Dr James McGivern (Oxford College Press) Chapter 1 William McGivern of the Highland Light Infantry 16th Battalion (The Glasgow boys brigade) was 20 when his battalion was ordered to gain possession of the Leipzig Redoubt on the 1st July 1916. They went …

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Torn

This is part of my Mutant!AU ‘Flight of Icarus’ it fits in before the main story and happen’s just before ‘Alone, at last’. – – – “Whatever he might be to you, Frank, he’s  still my son!” The General hissed, the door to his office clattering shut as his Sargent reacted to the change of …

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On The Wings Of Butterflies

NBC’s Kings – the story of David and Goliath/ David and Jonathan retold in a modern day setting. On The Wings of Butterflies will be a Sentinel fusion fanfic written as part of July 2016’s RoughTrade. Story tagline – The only thing stronger than the ties of blood is the taste of power. Please view …

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How I plot…

Ok, so figuring out how to plot is basically a nightmare. Everyone is screaming that you just plot the stuff and then do the writing thing, but then you get halfway through writing and find out that you tied yourself into a knot/left a giant hole/ don’t quite know how to get to where you …

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