This was amazing. I love starving artists, and this was so funny.
'I'll join you. I have valuable information.'
His cocky smile dropped; this was serious business. 'Like what?'
'The one they call Scorpius,' I told him. 'He keeps a secret stash of chocolate biscuits in his factory of lies.'
'You mean the dark room?'
This was my favourite part. Please, continue with your starving artist one shots. They amuse me greatly.
10/10Author's Response: Heh, glad you liked it! As much as I'd love to continue writing this bunch, I think any more one-shots would veer dangerously into the realm of 'overkill'. Thank you for reviewing :) ♥ Report Review
hahaaa I love this so much. so cute :DAuthor's Response: glad you liked it, thank you for reviewing! ♥ Report Review
I LOVE your story, I love how all the characters are really witty and I just have to say, I love how Lucy is Hannah Murray in your banner. I love skins!Author's Response: thank you so much! I only ever watched the first two series of skins, but I did really like it and Cassie was one of my favourites. I loved her bromance/girlmance/gender-neutralmance with Chris. thanks for reviewing! ♥ Report Review
They were more than biscuits,' Brooding Nameless Barry spoke for the first time. 'They were hope.'
HAHAHAHA! I missed all of these characters. Oh Brooding Nameless Barry really got me in this, I couldn't stop giggling at his lines which made me giggle more because who giggles? Apparently I do! I miss everyone and I just got a flash of a thought in my head, what would ever happen if Lucy and Scorpius have kids? I wonder if they'd be flailing about like they do.Author's Response: Ah, I missed writing them too (hence the one-shot/prequel/sequel/spin-off spam). This was totally community inspired, so I owe a heap to that show. And Lucy and Scorpius? Children? Oh dear, they would be terrible parents. Lucy's a total klutz and Scorpius basically bathes in dark room chemicals which are really flammable y'know. Dunno why the children would be in possession of matches or fire generally, but I can visualise things going very wrong. Just a thought, haha. Thank you very much for the review! ♥ Report Review
Yaaay Happy Birthday Hannah! ♥
NomNom more SA Crack, how I've missed you.
Biscuits, Masterplans and Scorpius? What more does one want?
"voluminous anorak" Anorak is so Lucy and Scorpius.
"'They were more than biscuits,' Brooding Nameless Barry spoke for the first time. 'They were hope.'"
Barry!! How I've missed you!
"'The one they call Scorpius,'"
Too mush funny.
"And while you're at it, give Raven back, she's grown on me.'"
Is it so wrong that this made me annoyed? I've got to stop shipping me/Tarkers. Speaking of, how hot is JGL on that fabby banner you've got there? Mmmm.
ANYWAY JULAR. I know this is the worlds worst review but I adore you for making me laugh lotsies and I'm the coolest girl in school so ovbiously that's a big deal to you. Must start watching community if this kind of genius is inspired by it. PUFFINS AND NOOT NOOT FOREVS! (p.s homaaagawd, imagine a pingu spin off with puffins instead of penguins?! must. make. this.) ♥Author's Response: Biscuits, masterplans, Scorpius /and/ an urn of tea. That's what one wants.
Anorak is, like, their word. They are anoraks, they wear anoraks...it's a bona fide anorak fiesta.
No, carry on shipping you/Tarkers, although Gwendibird might come after you with a plank or something.
WATCH COMMUNITY. NAO.
noot noot ♥ Report Review
I'VE GOT A LOT OF THINGS TO REVIEW SO SORRY FOR MAKING THIS VERY BRIEF SINCE I DID READ IT A BIT AGO.
BUT HOMG. PAINTBALL EPISODE, IF IT WERE ANYONE IT WOULD BE YOUUU. ASDFGH COMMUNITY IS THE BEST THING TO HAPPEN TO YOU SINCE PHILOSOPHICAL DUCKS.
BISCUITS = HOPE, IT IS TRUE. I also adore the jammie dodger in the title btw. I just wanted to say that.
'If this is all that is duck,' Scorpius said. 'Then I don't want to be a duck anymore.' YOU ARE SO NOBLE SOMETIMES~ ALL THE FROGS.
TARQUIN NOOO OOO OOO.
SCORPIUS GYMNASTICS THROUGH HER LEGS AND WITH THE CAMERA FOR THE WIN. Wow, that did not sound right at all.
And heee the entire ending. AS A FORMER OIL PAINTER, I HAVE A SPECIAL PLACE IN MY HEART FOR TURPENTINE.
♥ ALL THE ANTICS AND BISCUITS.Author's Response: IT'S OKAY ANY REVIEW FROM YOU IS FANDABBYDOO (AND THAT INADVERTENTLY RHYMED WHY AM I STILL TYPING IN CAPS)
You know, I'm also very tempted to write a fic based on remedial chaos theory. But that's basically In Dreams so I won't.
All the amphibious things~
No, it really didn't sound right at all. Awks.
Turpentine. Like, I always nearly drink it when I'm painting. Bad mistake to make.
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I literally am not capable of handling this. It is an amazing cracky weirdly believable amalgamation of some of my favorite things (Community, Starving Artists, biscuits, you, funny things, puns, dark room shenanigans, Tarquin, etc). The set-up, by the way, is incredible and realistic and the things I've seen. Tarquin can you just marry me already pls, although I guess if you belong with Gwendorraven that's okay too. I can ship it. Actually I ship everything. Especially Lucy/Scorpius and Tarquin/Me and Barry/everyone go and eat someone else's hope (It's not a pen, it's a principle! Eeek bottle episode was one of the best... but wait I should get back on topic). Basically this was all kinds of awesome and I am super jelly of Hannah (happy birthday, Hannah!) and of you for thinking of such a brilliant one-shot and I love it more than life itself.Author's Response: Lololol. I so want to write something based on remedial chaos theory now but...too much of a headache. Wait wait wait you'll have to share tarkers with holonololololol and Raven too. it's okay, you can have him on Tuesdays and Thursdays. (OMG BOTTLE EPISODE)
I love you more than /love/ itself. Ha. ♥ Report Review
This was bril. It was hilarious and such a, I literally don't even have words for it. I think I started giggling from the time they voted Lucy off the Island until the end. All the action parodies here. Omg. Leaping with the paintballs whizzing through the air, Tarquin falling in a blaze of yellow paint. The femme fatale distraction. Scorpius and his red paint and Lucy's tears, the hero presumably hit with a fatal blow rising to save another day. Gosh. This was brilliant (I know I've said that oksy, but sheesh what else am I to say?) I think I'm going to end this review by copying a few of my favorite lines (read that as the lines that made me laugh out loud in the middle of my living room and warranted looks from the mother).
With a Troll Riding it. omg. lol. The image was funny enough before you added that gem.
revenge tastes like chocolate biscuits.
It tasted like canary creams.
omg. too many to paste here. So I'll just end this rambly excuse of a review and say that you are a genius. Have a happy day!!
MelissaAuthor's Response: MOLOSSO. (chrome spellcheck wants to change that to molasses. huh.)
LOL @ 'the time they voted Lucy off the Island until the end'. I can totally see this. Crack fic game show. I want to write this now. Harry Potter does Big Brother. 'Bellatrix Black, you are live on Channel 4, please do not swear...'
Lucy doesn't have many femme fatale moments, but she has a few.
Thanks so much for the review, really glad you liked it! ♥ Report Review
Oh my gosh, I am going to have to hop promptly over to your page and begin Starving Artists. PRONTO. Because at this point it doesn't even matter that I'm reading somewhere like three fics and have OCD issues that refrain from making it more. I'll surpass them, because darn it, it's a Dobby winner and now I've become witness to the brilliance that is Julia's SA cast.
This was one of the absolute funniest things I have ever read! I tried keeping a list, but really the review got too long for decency and I figured you didn't really want to attack a huge blathering mess (or maybe you did -- and then I offer hearty apologies for deleting said list), and at any rate /I loved it all/. The biscuits, the paintballs, the subtle humor (and, occasionally, not-so-subtle but still just absolutely brilliant stuff). I am just sitting here seething in jealousy and wondering if I could ever write humor like this, but it would be a marvelous stretch.
GAHH. I NEED TO READ STARVING ARTISTS LIKE NOW.
Honestly, Julia, I adored this, and I hope this rambly and ill-conceived review can convince you of this. You are a terrific writer and I have not visited your page much, I admit with some guilt and trepidation, but you can bet your guilt-ridden custard creams I won't be so noticeably absent in the future. This was just... THANK YOU FOR WRITING THIS.
♥Author's Response: The endless slew of fics that comes from my crack-infested headcanon~ approach with caution. Contents may bite.
Heee really glad you liked it. This is the sort of humour that amuses me: total crack. Surreal, weird, improbable crack. And I love community (Scorpius is totally Abed except, you know, a bit more hipster).
Thanks so much for reviewing! And now I need to write, so I shall appropriate your catchphrase when I say TO THE DOCS~ ♥ Report Review
My New Year's resolution is to review everything I read - so you will get a lot from me because I love your writing :)
My first thought on this was that they are so nearly actually starving artists, if the biscuits have run out!
Loved all the action references and Tarquin's melodramaticness, and Obscure Henry's militaryness and Lucy being a femme fatale - wow!
But it's reassuring to know that it was water based paint, and no one was seriously harmed in the making of this fic...Author's Response: Good resolution ;D I wish I could do that. I always read things and forget to review, then feel really guilty about it. My resolution was to keep on top of my reviews (as well as the annual 'save money') but...alas...here I am trying to clear a backlog of 100+. I suck at resolutions.
Really glad you liked it, and thank you so much for reviewing! ♥ Report Review
This really sounds like it's a bonus chapter from my favourite Harry Potter fanfic! It's hilarious, actually had me laughing out loud at some bits. It's amazing, and happy late? birthday, Hannah! -BeaAuthor's Response: Really glad you liked it, thank you for reviewing! :D ♥ Report Review
FIRST REVIEW! OH HELLL YEAH!
AN EARLY BIRTHDAY PRESENT! I LOVE IT! I WANT TO BE WITH YOU FOREVER!
"They weren't just biscuits...they were hope." Barry knows my feelings on this matter too well. Too too well.
"tell my son... The illigitimate son tarquin had with raven? Yeah? That's right, isn't it? It better be right or Hannah will be angry.
"and while you're at it, give raven back, she's grown on me." YOU DON'T KNOW HOW LONG I HAVE WAITED TO HEAR THOSE WORDS FROM JGL's Tarquin's mouth. H3 h3 h3. He iz m9 4eva.
"it'll all be okay. It'll all be okay in the end." hahahaha, LOL. Lucy so stoopid ;) BUT HOW DARE YOU MAKE LUCY THINK SHE WAS ABOUT TO LOSE THE LOVE OF HER LIFE! You should be ashamed of yourself.
I could quote even more, but I know you probably hate reviewing mu super-long ones so I'll keep it short and sweet :) THIS WAS THE BOMB! Thank you so much for this, I feel extra popular know for having a birthday present from a Dobby and Golden Snitch winner :D h3 h3 h3. I love you.Author's Response: 'TIS FOR YOU, MY TROY
be with me 5eva
OKAY IT'S RIGHT. They, like, totes had a babeh n calld it Scornry (Scorpius + Henry + Barry) after theyre 3 favrite men.
-is not ashamed of self- C'MON LUCY AND SCORP NEED A TITANIC MOMENT. 'I won't let go~' because, lol, like Rose, Lucy would let go.
I love you. Most ardently. Report Review
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