Intro Post

Sep. 27th, 2020 02:22 pm
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Howdy, friends and strangers!

This is my intro post. I figured I'd better have one.

This journal is a mix of fannish stuff, ponderings, computer geekery, art and random cookery experiments. More personal posts are friends-locked, some with tighter filters than others.

Things you should probably know about me:
* Despite my handle being "Kerr Avonsen", I am a female.
* I live in Australia, unlike most of the Internet.
* I follow Jesus the Christ, but I am neither a Fundamentalist nor a Liberal.
* I am a fan of both Media and Book SF&F.
* I am a computer professional, and have been so since 1989.
* Thus, one can logically deduce that, unless I am a genius, I am over forty.
* I am not a genius.
* I have been on the internet since before the World Wide Web was invented. Thus there is no point in trying to hide my real name, since it was out there already before everything got so big.
* My Meyers-Briggs type is INTJ.
* I suffer from certain chronic illnesses, but those are usually discussed under friends-lock.


Other sites:
http://www.katspace.org/
My huge sprawling personal website, which includes fan fiction, fan fiction reviews, art, and computer stuff.
http://fanlore.org/wiki/Kathryn_Andersen
My entry on FanLore.
http://www.librarything.com/profile/kerravonsen
My LibraryThing page.

My other journals:
http://kerravonsen.livejournal.com
My LiveJournal (crossposted from Dreamwidth).
http://kerravonsen.dreamwidth.org
My Dreamwidth journal (crossposted to LiveJournal).

My art sites:
http://ka_iconage.livejournal.com
My user-icon journal.
http://kerravonsen.redbubble.com/
My T-shirt designs at RedBubble.

My fan fiction:
http://www.katspace.org/fiction/stories/kathryn_a
All my fiction and poetry, on my personal website. Works are likely to go on this site first.
http://www.archiveofourown.org/users/KerrAvonsen
My AO3 page, which contains my prose fan fiction but not my poetry.
http://www.fanfiction.net/~kerravonsen
My fanfiction.net page, which contains my prose fan fiction but not my poetry.
http://www.whofic.com/viewuser.php?uid=4795
My Doctor Who fiction at A Teaspoon And An Open Mind.
http://www.b7fic.com/viewuser.php?uid=31
My Blake's 7 fiction at Hip Deep in Heroes - I've only uploaded a few stories so far.
http://ashwinder.sycophanthex.com/viewuser.php?uid=83796
My Severus Snape/Hermione Granger fiction at Ashwinder, under the name of SnarkHunt.

My software:
http://search.cpan.org/~rubykat/
My Perl modules at CPAN.
http://ikiwiki.info/users/KathrynAndersen
My user info at IkiWiki, which lists my IkiWiki modules.
http://www.pmwiki.org/Profiles/KathrynAndersen
My user info at PmWiki, which lists my PmWiki modules.

Transformative Works Policy

If you wish to transform my work, I have Transformative Works Policy to clarify stuff in advance!
http://www.katspace.org/fiction/stories/kathryn_a_info/Transformative_Works/


Other stuff
If you want to write fic for me, here is my Generic Ficathon Elaboration Post.

After you have friended/subscribed to me, I would appreciate it if you drop me a comment here, saying hello and what brought you here. No need to ask permission beforehand, but it would be nice to give me a note afterwards.

Date: 2011-03-17 07:58 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] davidbrider.livejournal.com
Friending you 'cos I noticed you commenting in R J Anderson's latest post, figured that anyone who takes their username from Blake's 7 obviously has good taste, and we seem to have a fair few interests and some friends in common. Hope that's okay!

THANK YOU

Date: 2011-04-04 05:42 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mscoco62.livejournal.com
THANKS FOR BEING NICE IN YOUR COMMENTS TO ME, SOME FOLKS WERE MEAN TO ME. ILL TAKE THE TIME TO FIX MY SIZE. THANKS

Date: 2011-07-07 06:41 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] zoeiona.livejournal.com
Hi,

I wandered in here from a link at elf's Sarumander roundup on Dreamwidth, and stayed to read all your Doctor Who episode reviews. I hope you don't mind if I friend you...!

~Z

Date: 2011-11-05 01:25 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] reynardo.livejournal.com
I'm closest to Carlton (it's just down the No 1 Tram for us), but quite happy to hit any of the others.

There's a cool change due through tomorrow late afternoon - how do you feel about Morning Tea, at 11, your choice of location?

My email is reynardo (at) optusnet (dot) com (dot) au

Date: 2011-11-05 01:52 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] reynardo.livejournal.com
I clean at a friend's place in the morning (assuming she hasn't had the velociraptor yet), so afternoon tea would be *very* welcome! Three?

Date: 2011-11-05 02:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] reynardo.livejournal.com
Beautifully rounded woman with curves and gorgeous long brown hair. Check.

I'll be the taller, rounded woman with long red hair in either a single or a pair of plaits. I'll try and have something with me that makes it easier to recognise me.

Date: 2011-12-07 09:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dozmuffinxc.livejournal.com
You wrote my exchange fic this year and I will love you forever for it. THANK YOU :D

Date: 2011-12-14 06:43 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] rothas-writing.livejournal.com
Some comments on a mutual friend's page brought me here, and I think we have a lot of fandoms in common. I'm always looking for new people to meet to get properly immersed in lj, and also, fic. Oooooh.

Date: 2012-01-04 05:27 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] alwaysjbj.livejournal.com
Hey! I found you via the Snowflake Challenge. I love your Buffy/Who crossover 'Doesn't Look Like a Hell Dimension' and look forward to reading more of your work when I get more time... for now, alas, the house will not clean itself.

Anyway, I'm friending you, I hope that's okay.

Date: 2012-01-06 05:11 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lynnylou.livejournal.com
I am looking to make friends in Harry Potter fandom so I added you.

Date: 2012-02-07 05:42 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] teaoli.livejournal.com
I friended you because I was so impressed with your contributions to the Controversial Stance On.. thread at WIKtT. You said what many of us wanted to say, but you did it far more eloquently than we managed.

You presented your information is a voice that was firm and clear, and then you backed your points up with well-reasoned arguments. I learned a lot from reading what you wrote and by following the link you provided. You're definitely someone I want to keep on my radar.

Oh, and your posts on SnapeyLuvsHermy have given me plenty of food for thought, and your responses to my pleas have helped me move my own work forward.

Thanks for everything.

Date: 2012-02-08 12:32 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] teaoli.livejournal.com
Judging from the responses you've gotten, "shouting in the dark" is pretty apt. But, just so you know, you've got fans. I think I"ll PM you with further details.

Date: 2012-03-02 01:48 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dozmuffinxc.livejournal.com
May I friend you? It looks as though we have similar interests, and what's not to like about someone who sees my Bella/Barty icon and thinks "Tenth Doctor and Bellatrix" crossover? ^_^

Date: 2012-03-06 10:34 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dizzykj.livejournal.com
Hello!
Just found you via tthdrabbles #Secrets Anya/Snape - just such a lovely light touch - I've very much looking forward to reading more!

Date: 2012-05-31 11:53 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sixpence-jones.livejournal.com
Hi! I followed you here from the sshg exchange bingo I think. Then I read your writerly thoughts and wondered if I could read more :o)

Date: 2012-06-06 03:16 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] droxy.livejournal.com
Friending! I've seen you about in friends journals and in the exchange and into SSHG.

I have quite a few Aussie HP friends. =)

Finally, computer geekery. I don't program. I'm a system analyst.

I am an EE since 1984.

Date: 2012-07-12 04:07 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jenidralph.livejournal.com
Ummm.. I'm here because I enjoy your fics as well as your comments in places we both frequent. :D

Date: 2012-07-19 02:32 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] azulkan2.livejournal.com
I've friended you to be able to check back to your blog looking for great stories to read. Easier than trying to remember things any more.
Mainly a lurker from northeastern Nebraska, USA. I do have a couple of stories on FFNet under either azulkan2 or just azulkan...see what I mean about forgetting things lol.
That's basically it.
JJ aka azulkan2/azulkan

Date: 2012-07-19 02:39 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] azulkan2.livejournal.com
Just finished reading your comments above...you are an oldie like me. Fell in love with computers back in the summer of 1969, but wasn't able to purchase one until sometime in the mid 70's to early 80's. I remember local BB's. Learned dos in self defense, lol. Wish I had had my sh*t together enough to go back to school then and get a degree in computer science. Oh well, such is life.
JJ

Date: 2012-08-11 01:16 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] evilawyer
Hello. Just got the notice that you subscribed to me, so I decided to check out your account in reciprocation. We have some overlapping interests, crochet and bacon chief among them, so I would like to start following you for now. That might change --- I'm getting ready to go back to school for my masters and may well decide that there isn't enough time in the day to follow all the journals I'm following now --- but I will let you know so that it's not a puzzler (and I'll still probably drop in from time to time, if that's all right).

Date: 2012-08-13 12:30 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lynnylou.livejournal.com
I added you as a friend because of your fics and looking to meet cool people in the fandom

Date: 2012-11-14 12:50 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] dawnmist
I finally decided to make the jump across from LJ to DW. I was Dawnmist over there too :).

Date: 2013-03-06 05:34 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pyttan.livejournal.com
Friended you. Thank you for they lovely exchange gift.

Date: 2014-01-05 05:17 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] marta-bee.livejournal.com
*waves tentatively*

I mentioned over at my blog that I would welcome people who discuss the various Moffat fandoms as I get more involved in the fanfic parts of the Sherlock/DW fandoms, and your name came up. I have a long history as a Tolkien fanfic writer but am still definitely finding my feet in these newer obsessions. When I asked, your name came up and you definitely seem like an interesting fandom member.

I hope you don't mind that I've friended your journal. I don't expect reciprocation, though would welcome it of course. You're also welcome to poke around my own journal (most of my stuff is public) or look me up at AO3 where I write under the pen-name "Marta." In any event I look forward to getting to know you a little better, assuming you're interested in that.

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