Oh God I Wrote Fan Fiction

At five in the morning. On a dare. I had been good for over thirteen years, but now I fear I’ve gone back down a very dark path. o.o

*chuckles* Okay, I may be overreacting. And no, I’m not going to post it here, but I am going to link it. It’s in my deviant art. So here it is. It’s Steven Universe. It’s Lapidot (platonic, though). It’s mostly dialogue and not all that great. But yeah, it’s a thing I actually did.

God damn it, Steven Universe. You did this to me! >.<


Romantic Vs. Platonic Shipping

Hey, guys. I finished watching all the Steven Universe! And how have you been these past couple days? 🙂

So, I have a friend in Australia who is, in his own words, a major shipper. I introduced him to MLP just some time ago and he had all the ships in his head after finishing season one.

We disagree on a lot of them, but I won’t get into it.

He also gave me some, uh, insights on what he thinks would be popular shippings in the Shadows series if it should grow a larger fan base. That was horrifying, to say the least, but… I accept it as an occupational hazard.

I’m not as much of a shipper as he is, but I don’t shy away from it either and personally, as much as it bothers me a little when directed at my characters, if only because of how much I connect with them, I am all for shipping. I mean, to me the most interesting part of any good story is the intricacies of character relationships, be them romantic or otherwise. And yeah, when I ship characters is not always necessarily a romantic ship, sometimes it just means that I feel the relationship between those two characters is not explored enough in canon, and I’d like to see more of it.

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