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- Saint Roku University -

Saint Roku University is a massive fanfiction/fanart project that could perhaps be best summarized as Avatar: TLA/LoK meets How I Met Your Mother in a college setting (though less comedy and perhaps more Gillmore Girls-like drama/friendship/feelings...?). It is NOT a retelling of any Avatar story but rather a huge love letter and narrative reply to the Avatar series, exploring themes concerning young adulthood. It is currently planned to be re-worked into an original series.
You can find the full art gallery below, and the story starts here: destiny-smasher.deviantart.com…

- Original Projects -

Artwork pertaining to the upcoming original projects I'll be working on this year as I try to start getting published. You can find info on each of my original series works-in-progress at these links:

Rokudai: destiny-smasher.tumblr.com/pos…
DownRight Fierce: destiny-smasher.tumblr.com/pos…

Rokudai and SRU Art Gallery

Esteemed

My next project after SRU is finished, 'Esteemed' will follow a more focused story about Toph Beifong grappling with the stresses of adulthood as she works to protect Republic City, ward off Yakone and his gang, and figure out how on earth to be a good mother. The story will also explore the lives of Toph's friends and their families.

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-DownRight Fierce-
A graphic novel concept directly inspired by the Street Fighter franchise (and fighting games in general), this would follow the story of Nishiko, a rash, violent, but passionate fighter who learns about the consequences of obsession and violence.
destiny-smasher.deviantart.com…

Progress: writing rough draft; four sample pages complete
Preparing Kickstarter. Planned launch this summer.
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-What I Learned at SRU-
A sequential, slice-of-life young adult fiction inspired by characters and concepts from Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra. Eventually, to be remixed into a formally original series as What We Learned at Rokudai.
- 剧 终 -
- The End -

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- The Focused / Mud, Sweat, and Tears -

A story being written as two separate stories at once. One version will follow Yatra and Kiwidinok in an original sci-fi fantasy world; their story will be inspired by AtLA, and video games like Bastion, Journey, and The Last of Us.

The fanfic version: A weary Katara and Toph travel across a world ravaged by the Phoenix King. The Battle of Sozin's Comet was lost. Avatar Aang is dead. Now the two are all each other has left in a world that has no place for them.

Both versions will contain a lot of the same text and ideas, but will be tweaked to tell two different versions: one as an original story, one as a 'fanfic AU,' thereby demonstrating how writing AU fiction can be a great creative springboard for making original works.

Chapter 1 - {Quiet}
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-Esteemed-
Exploring the life of Chief Toph Beifong and the weight of her responsibilities during her time in Republic City as a police officer and a mother -- as well as the life of her daughter, Lin, who grew up to follow in her mother's footsteps.

Next Chapter: {Blocked}
Toph (Age: 28)
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Journal Entry: Thu Oct 9, 2014, 10:35 PM





Things have been pretty damned slow lately around these parts, huh? Truth be told, I'm still just lacking the emotional and mental energy (not to mention time) required to write. And what I have been forcing myself to write lately has been either repetitious or just not specifically good.

If you're interested, anyway, here are some unfinished, rough draft scenes made for What We Learned at Rokudai -- two taking place within the first 48 chronological hours of the story's initial starting point, and a third taking place somewhere within the first September of the story.

http://destiny-smasher.tumblr.com/post/99383852004/rokudai-sample-scene-night-at-the-bar
http://destiny-smasher.tumblr.com/post/99384030379/rokudai-sample-scene-kat-and-killerbee
http://destiny-smasher.tumblr.com/post/99384313459/rokudai-sample-scene-aaron-and-maya


In regards to media I'm consuming, I've been playing a lot of Smash Bros on the 3DS, Hyrule Warriors, and Destiny, all serving as means to drain my brain from all the shit I've had to deal with lately (a jaw infection, a consequent double root canal, the financial stress of that as well as school loans catching up with me, my often-stressful-as-fuck retail job, my Kickstarter not even getting close to what was needed, a couple friendships getting ruined, not being able to fucking WRITE anything good). Gravity Falls and Steven Universe have both been delightful lately, and Nick's TMNT had a shaky season 2 finale with a potentially rewarding Season 3 setup. Even Legend of Korra, which consistently has frustrated me since Book 1's finale, started its final season with elegance and finesse I forgot the franchise was capable of. Oh, and I'm watching House of Cards, too -- damn fascinating character study type TV with a political spin.

In terms of what's coming up, I've got a couple of Rokudai commissions in talks (a Halloween themed one and a New Year's bar one), and I am slowly getting work done on Rokudai, as linked above, as well as rough draft stuff for a prose novelization of DownRight Fierce (because why not? I might as well do SOMETHING with the story for now). The Legend of Korra game will be releasing on PS4 later this month, and I plan to live stream my first playthrough with commentary. If anyone is interested in tuning in to that, feel free to leave a comment or drop me a line and I'll give everyone a head's up on when I'll be doing that.

If anything, the past week has been full of a lot of things I've looked forward to for a while, and none of them have disappointed, so that's been a bit helpful for my tired mood.

  • Mood: Defeated
  • Listening to: Harmony of Heroes (SSB fan album)
  • Watching: House of Cards, Steven Universe, TMNT, LoK
  • Playing: SSB 3DS, Destiny, Hyrule Warriors
  • Eating: Soup n' sammy
  • Drinking: Coffee, beer, water

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ChelberNo1 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for llama badge!! I've always wanted a llama herd :)
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DeviousLuxray-GRAnon Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014
Aw thanks Edd :)
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kartracer57 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
Hey, Eddy, if I may call you that. I'm working on a fan fiction that involves, both of the Avatar series, Star Wars Rebels, and Defiance. I was wondering if you wouldn't mind having a look at my rough draft of the first chapter. Since you seem to be the expert on writing Avatar-related literature, I was hoping you could give me some valuable input. If yes, I'll send you the draft after you message me back. If no, I'm sorry to have bothered you.
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kartracer57 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014
Hey, Eddy, if I may call you that. I'm working on a fan fiction that involves, both of the Avatar series, Star Wars Rebels, and Defiance. I was wondering if you wouldn't mind having a look at my rough draft of the first chapter. Since you seem to be the expert on writing Avatar-related literature, I was hoping you could give me some valuable input. If yes, I'll send you the draft after you message me back. If no, I'm sorry to have bothered you.
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Destiny-Smasher Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Good luck! I have too much on my plate to focus on other people's stories right now, to be honest. ^_^;
Have fun, and write for yourself, not what you think others want. Write what you yourself want to read. That would be my advice.
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kartracer57 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014
Thanks, Eddy. I'll keep that in mind. As soon as I post it, I'll let you know. I think you'll like it. 
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HoneyJadeCrab Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Student General Artist
thanks of the llama ;)
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MrDak3000 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Student
hey, do you take requests and/or point commissions?
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Destiny-Smasher Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I don't draw, if that's what you're getting at. ^_^; I'm a writer and I design characters, but commission others to draw stuff out. If there's a particular art style you saw that you liked, you can check the description to see the artist who made the image.
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MachineKing18 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Student Writer
Legend of Korra Book 3 started June 27th with the first three episodes. Both book 3 episode 4 In Harm’s Way & episode 5 The Metal Clan will air on July 11th as a one hour special! 
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