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Happy Birthday to me!

35 today, tra'la'la!

I've already gotten some great birthday wishes, including a carnation, an evil ducky, and a lovely little anonymous death-fic. Hurray!

You know what I'd like for my birthday? Feedback! Read something I wrote, or watch a vid, and tell me what you thought? Or you could tell me which of my pieces is your favorite, and why. Because that would make me happy.

I've got Due South, Highlander, a handful of other fandoms, and some vids.

ETA: I also have some due South podfic. Apparently I FORGOT about the podfic.


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May. 5th, 2008 08:57 am (UTC)
Happy Birthday!
May. 5th, 2008 01:32 pm (UTC)
Re: *whispers back*
Thank you, holde_maide. *smishes the vid feedback to her busom*
May. 5th, 2008 09:31 am (UTC)
Happy Birthday, you. All the best people are 35. *ahem* :)

I hope you have a wonderful day.
May. 5th, 2008 01:33 pm (UTC)
All the best people are 35. True fact. I'll certainly try, cat!
May. 5th, 2008 12:50 pm (UTC)
Happy Birthday! :D
May. 5th, 2008 01:31 pm (UTC)
Thank you, meresy!
May. 5th, 2008 02:51 pm (UTC)
Happy Birthday!
A very Happy Birthday to you!

I saw your request for feedback and went to look at your stories--what do I find, but the "From the Mangled Journal of Richie Ryan", which I love, but then I saw I had done that one *last* year. So here's me telling you I *still* love that story.

But then I figured, hey, look at a vid, so I went to take a look at "Life Among the Watchers". That is not an easy song to vid to, simply because it is popular and I've seen other vids to it, but this is a really good vid to it--I think it works because it is so focused on Joe Dawson. The Vietnam material was perfect there at the beginning -- and the middle part with the locations and dates was sheer brilliance. I loved the way that showed how Joe spent years and years of his life watching MacLeod. There were a couple parts -- the shot of the casket going into the car, the shot of the running on the pier and the rear end of the boat as it moved away (around 2;00)-- that were really capturing the movement of the song itself, it anything I'd have loved more movement like those spots -- where the camera itself was doing some sort of movement as well as action inside the frame (or did you create the movement?). I loved the "no reason to get excited" lyrics over Joe showing up behind Duncan after Duncan beat the snot out of the Watcher guys, and now Joe has to finally tell DM what's going on. It just captures the essence of that moment very well.

Very awesome vid. I don't know how I missed it when it came out.
May. 7th, 2008 02:35 am (UTC)
Re: Happy Birthday!
So here's me telling you I *still* love that story. Yay! That's really nice to hear, avtually.

I really enjoyed the detailed feedback on "Life Among the Watchers"! I like the distance that the binoculars created with those middle shots, and I think I'm getting much better at coordinating movement with the sound of the music in vids. Thank you, elistaire!
May. 5th, 2008 03:05 pm (UTC)
Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeey!!! Happy Birthday!

*climbs up onto the podium and balances precariously*

*performs a truly terrifying dance involving precarious balancing and three birthday cakes with candles all spinning on the ends of sticks*

Haaaaaaaaaaaappy Biiiiiiiiiirthdaaaaaaaaaay!

*lights come up on a chorus line of Mounties singing in 45-part harmony*


big finish

*45-Mountie jazz hands!!!*
May. 7th, 2008 02:36 am (UTC)
Good Lord, THAT was quite the performance! *grins*
May. 5th, 2008 03:48 pm (UTC)
Happy birthday!!
May. 7th, 2008 02:36 am (UTC)
Thanks, Ith!
May. 5th, 2008 03:49 pm (UTC)
Whoo! Happy Birthday to you! Your car insurance might go down again!

Also, I am o.O that I am actually OLDER than you.

I will make sure to go FB something of yours today. Have an awesome day!
May. 7th, 2008 02:38 am (UTC)
Thanks, vienna! I should check on the car insurance thing, actually, its a good point. It was a very nice birthday,
May. 5th, 2008 04:02 pm (UTC)
Happy birthday to you! I should probably feedback a vid of yours - I don't think I've seen many of them - but right now I will tell you that Father Confessor is my favorite story of yours, narrowly edging out Guilty Until Proven Innocent.

Edited at 2008-05-05 04:03 pm (UTC)
May. 7th, 2008 02:40 am (UTC)
Father Confessor is my favorite story of yours, narrowly edging out Guilty Until Proven Innocent.
That's fascinating! I find "Father Confessor" interesting, but not very likeable. But you're the 2ns person to tell me it's your favorite of my stories.

I'd love to get some vid feedback, if you get the chance!
May. 5th, 2008 04:44 pm (UTC)
Happy Birthday young friend! Hope it is a spectacular day!
May. 7th, 2008 02:40 am (UTC)
Thanks much, ruthless1, it was indeed!
May. 5th, 2008 05:42 pm (UTC)
WHOOP! Happy Birthday to you, Kid! *\o/* I hope it's a very fine one indeed!

I'd sing the Happy Birthday song for you, but honestly, no one who knows me would want that. O.o

May. 7th, 2008 02:43 am (UTC)
Thanks brig! The lack of voice communication is only one of many reasons why the Internet WINS for social communication. Actually, it's the built-in and self-determined time-lag that is my favorite part.
May. 5th, 2008 06:09 pm (UTC)
Happy birthday!

Death-Defying is my favorite story of yours, it just grabbed me emotionally and wouldn't let go.

Feedback to follow.
May. 7th, 2008 05:45 am (UTC)
That feedback you left me for "Death-Defying" made me dance around the room with happiness. Thanks for the birthday wishes!
May. 5th, 2008 07:12 pm (UTC)
yay! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, keerawa!!! i hope it's an absolutely fabulous one. \k/

and HOW could you forget your amazing podfic? :)
May. 7th, 2008 05:47 am (UTC)
I had a good time, yep. I tend to forget about the podfic because (since I primarily podfic my own stories) I just tend to see them as another way to publish the stories I write, rather than independant creative efforts.
May. 5th, 2008 09:20 pm (UTC)
Happy Birthday! I congratulated you in my journal - go see! A few days back!

Yes, happy birthday to you - you've achieved a little over half my age so you can continue to feel pretty darn young!

Hope your day continues wonderful! Hugs!
Love, max
May. 7th, 2008 05:48 am (UTC)
Thank you Maxine! I feel pretty happy with my age. Methos would make an intriguing president...
May. 6th, 2008 02:42 am (UTC)
happy birthday!
May. 7th, 2008 05:48 am (UTC)
Thanks, amonitrate!
May. 6th, 2008 02:51 am (UTC)
happy birthday!!!!

i still love safe house! ray/ray angst for the win! also the comment about buttermilk is awesome.
May. 7th, 2008 05:49 am (UTC)
Ooooh, "Safe House". Good one! I honestly don't know if the buttermilk is canon or fanon.
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