Episode 24: The Fall of Emmett

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This week have feathersmmmm on as our guest and we hear the other side of RPF fics. And Rob makes us tuna sandwiches.

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Show Notes

News
-The "You're Never Too Young To Start Writing" results are in and we're very happy for both Danielle and Claire because they both managed to win at least one award. Congratulations to all the other winners!
-The Age of Edward Contest deadline is July 15th.
-The Sparkle and Snark-full Humor Contest deadline is July 19th.
-The Indie Twific Awards - the final list of stories is up and first round of voting starts July 8th. Go to indietwificawards.com for all the info.
-Remember to:
Check out and READ the fics nominated for a Bellie. Voting starts July 15th, at approximately 9pm EDT.
Also, if you're a teenager in the Twifandom that wants to say 'thanks' to any adults that have made an impact on you, go to http://community.livejournal.com/twi_day09/ to see how you can just that.
-*NEW: An Exploration of Senses One-Shot Contest - Rules and how to enter can be found on CDunbar or Helliex88's profiles. Deadline is August 31st.
-*NEW: Tattward and Inkella One-Shot Contest - Rules and how to enter can be found on Tattward and Inkella's profile. Deadline is July 31st.
-*NEW: Vote for the Twilight Twins Awards (a new award site) at twilighttwinsawards.webs.com. Voting ends July 20th.
-*NEW: Love Through Lemons Contest - Rules and how to enter can be found on Lolashoes or tby789's profiles. Deadline is July 20th.
-*NEW: Fluff n' Stuff Contest for Teens - Nominations start July 15th, go to thetwilightsagacentral.blogspot.com to see the rules and categories
-*NEW: Claire has started the Twilight Fandom Cage Fight over on our forum! She randomly picked some authors and paired them together, so go vote on the first round.
-Finally, the "gifts" for the Twilight Gift Exchange will be posted throughout the month of July. That's one or two COMPLETED fics to enjoy every day for at least a month. So far gifts for Manyafandom and Americnxidiot are up. Visit http://community.livejournal.com/twi_exchange/ to read them.
*Caitlin will have all the info about our fanart contest up this week. Look for it!*

Listener Emails
-a rant about the crazies...which may or amy not include us
-a little about Black and White
-Chapter titles.

Fic O' the Week
-We read two new Bellie nom'd stories each
-How hard is it going to be to vote? There are SO many good ones.
-We take a look at the banners.

Main Discussion
-RPF fics...why?
-Why are people squicked out?
-Why are others intrigued?
-Why do they inspire such extreme reactions in people?
-Why can't we all just get along?

Music Game
-Carry on My Wayward Son by Kansas
-Seven Nation Army by The White Stripes

What are We Reading this Week?

Stories Mentioned this Week
-Abbracciare il Cantante by Bratty-vamp
-Art After 5 by sleepyvalentina
-Lessons in Forbidden Love by xsecretxkeeperx
-Unexpected by Ohlalaaa
-Breaking Bella by sixeightshuffle
-Confessions of a Nanny by Melissa228
-Just One of the Guys by SorceressCirce
-Coming to Terms by GinnyW
-Ithaca is Gorges by Giselle-lx
-Nice Catch by PassionForTwilight
-Stranger than Fiction by psymom
-Just About Him by ?? (I'm not even entirely sure this was a story.)
-Just This Once by writeit
-The Anonymous Series by SinandShame
-Northern Lights and Whiskey Lullabies by songirl
-Blind by jayliewood
-Creature of Habit by angel
-Citizen Erased by coquettishness
-Found by rcorrine
-Cowboys and Indians by Minisinoo
-The Lost Boys by hwimsey
-The Mirrors by adorablecullens
-Bella Swan: Kidnapper by Kambria Rain
-The Girl Under the Bed by nostalgicmiss
-Socks for Sex by nostalgicmiss and goldentemptress

13 Responses to "Episode 24: The Fall of Emmett"

Shannon (The Hat Does Nothing) Says :
July 5, 2009 at 3:46 PM

Dear The Temptors of Temptation,
When I Was Listening To The Music Game.
I Thought Of Vampire In The Basement For
Carry on My Wayward Son by Kansas
&
Jasper From Twilight (The Actual Books)For
Seven Nation Army by The White Stripes

I Dont really know why I thought of these stories/characters but I did and wanted to put that out there!

Peace, Love & Maple Syrup,
Shannon<3
The Hat Does Nothing

songirl Says :
July 5, 2009 at 10:05 PM

Hello Ladies!
I am a fan of Feathers_mmmm and the podcast and enjoyed your discussion of the RL ffics- Thanks to Alice for the rec and to you for linking my story Northern Lights and Whiskey Lullabies.
xox
Songirl

LittleMo Says :
July 6, 2009 at 12:51 AM This comment has been removed by the author.
LittleMo Says :
July 6, 2009 at 1:07 AM

LOVED this one ladies :D
YOU ALL ROCK even the ones that were not there :)

for the music game:
~Carry on My Wayward Son for Dark side of the Moon by blondie AKA robin
~ Seven Nation Army for Jasper ( I agree with shannon :)

drifting.through.black Says :
July 6, 2009 at 3:15 AM

My thoughts on why we never use Emmett in slash, or in anything really:

Okay, so we all want sensitive guys, right? We like them to be sweet and kind and loving and... everything, and we want that in our stories as well. Jasper and Edward we can write as sweet and loving and caring but Emmett? Mmm, not so much. Often, when he's written like that, he just seems completely OOC. Like, I was reading this story the other day. It was Human, bout Emmett, and he kept going on about how he was all tough on the outside, but then he also loved when he read to the children at the local library, because he loved the look on their faces and the happiness it gave them so it made him happy, and how he just loved to do right and be good and I was just like, "No, that doesn't work." I actually stopped reading, it was just too hard, I couldn't picture Emmett that way. So, I think, maybe, we don't use him as much because we can't mold him to fit where we want.

Anyway, loved the episode as always, please excuse my ramble.
~Drift

SeptemberGirl Says :
July 6, 2009 at 1:40 PM

Great podcast! Loved that you all admitted to judging a fic on its banner!

As a former book editor (I'm freelance now) I know that contracted authors tend to send their novels in chunks - rarely do editors read chapter by chapter. But in fanfic, I read several authors who do write for their audiences, even polling their readers. It's so interesting to read in serial form like this, and with the instant feedback and response.

I sadly find myself, despite being in the book business for so long, reading more and more fanfic and less and less published novels! I'd love to know if other voracious readers find the same thing happening to them.

Anonymous Says :
July 7, 2009 at 1:59 AM

Is it just me or does feathersmmmm's voice/accent reminds me of Smellyia's? =S Anyway, great podcast!

Jessica Says :
July 7, 2009 at 6:01 AM

Hey there, great recs and great discussion, thanks!

"Found" is by rcorrine, I just made it to chapter 13, and it really is a great pack fic.

http://www(dot)fanfiction(dot)net/s/5084798/13/Found

I'm off to leave her a review now like a good little reader.

LauraAudrey Says :
July 7, 2009 at 1:39 PM

Thanks for your discussion of RPF stories. Alice and I Love L.A. were the inspiration for my own Rob story, One Week, and I've had a fair number of trolls posting anti-RPF comments in my reviews. I posted my arguments for/against RPF in the author note of my last chapter.

ILLA was actually my first foray into fanfiction, because before that I was afraid that the E&B stories would ruin Twilight for me. Reading a Rob fic was a more personal way into the FF world because I was much more interested in another person's concept of Rob and the way it compared/contrasted with my own. Since ILLA I have gotten fully immersed in the whole FF world and, like Alice, I read just about any kind of fic as long as it keeps me interested.

Nostalgicmiss Says :
July 7, 2009 at 6:39 PM

Thank you :) For mentioning 2 of my stories, Socks for Sex was a collaboration with goldentemptress, just thought I would mention that lol.

As For The Girl Under the Bed, if you're curious about the title . . . well it's a long story, so I won't clog up you blogartey by writing it all down here.

Thanks again ladies :)

mohnmarzipan1 Says :
July 12, 2009 at 4:23 AM

I know this question is probably quite stupid... but can somebody tell me what I've gotta do to listen to this podcast, please? Can't see any button here or something... Sorry, I just don't have any experience with podcasts at all yet. It would be great if one of you could tell/help me!

Jessica Says :
July 13, 2009 at 2:44 AM

Well, there are two links to the audio at the beginning of the podcast entry on top. If you have iTunes, it would be best to follow that link and become a subscriber.
You download it and add it to your player or listen to it on your computer just like music.
Hope that helped :-)

ismyheroin Says :
July 14, 2009 at 7:31 PM

i just read bella swan: kidnapper and the mirrors

they are amazing!

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