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So here we are again at the first of the month. NaNo is over, thank goodness, and the holidays are here. So in the spirit of the season, I'm going to do something a little different this month.

Want a holiday Holmesian fic or ficlet from me? Then just commment below. Supplemental prompting in your comment is gold, but simply commenting "Ooo, I'd like a prezzie!" or the equivalent gets you on the list. 
As always, my muse is eccentric, unpredictable, and occasionally ticklish. :-) Go on, now. Don't be shy. I'll leave the comments thread open until Tuesday, 12/6 - actually, given the recent (and ongoing) DDOS attacks, I'll extend this to Thursday, 12/8.

Prompt me!

Edited to Add: Prompts now closed! Thank you to everyone who gave me a prompt. Presents will arrive here on the blog sporadically throughout the month. :-D



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Dec. 1st, 2011 03:47 pm (UTC)
Could be someone making it, some one eating it, or wherever the Muse decides to skip off to...
Dec. 2nd, 2011 10:43 pm (UTC)
*chortles with glee*

Oh, I am soooooo dangerous with gingerbread! :-D Great prompt!
Dec. 2nd, 2011 10:54 pm (UTC)
I'm remembering gingerbread Cthulu...
Dec. 3rd, 2011 12:52 am (UTC)
I too am dangerous with gingerbread. ( I am still thinking about making a gingerbread TARDIS... ) and :( I am the only one who even likes it in the family!
Have fun... Glad you like the prompt. ;)
Dec. 6th, 2011 03:11 am (UTC)
Eeek! I'm so sorry the rest of the family doesn't enjoy the fun of gingerbread. You'll just have to have even more fun, to compensate for the rest of them. ;-)
Dec. 6th, 2011 04:08 am (UTC)
Oh, they love to decorate the gingerbread, they just don't EAT it. :D s'all good.
Dec. 18th, 2011 05:51 am (UTC)
Dec. 1st, 2011 06:52 pm (UTC)
Oh, I do so lurve your muse... :)

Hmm, prompt: memory of a Christmas Past
Dec. 2nd, 2011 10:57 pm (UTC)
Oooh, intriguing! My muse and I thank you for the love. :-D
Dec. 18th, 2011 05:50 am (UTC)
Dec. 1st, 2011 07:50 pm (UTC)
Ooh, I'd like a prezzie, please:

Christmas stockings or socks
Dec. 2nd, 2011 10:58 pm (UTC)
Hm! So many possibilities with that one. Thank you! :-)
Dec. 21st, 2011 08:04 pm (UTC)
Dec. 1st, 2011 07:55 pm (UTC)
An abdominal aortic aneurysm. Do not ask me why, for I am not even sure myself. Bit of an odd thing to work into a story, but if you have a John in your life (not to mention a Sherlock) the strangest things tend to crop up in every day life.

"Uh, no, an AAA is not a misspelling of Alcoholics Anonymous..."
Dec. 2nd, 2011 11:00 pm (UTC)
LOL - I'm going to have to do some Internet research and/or ask med_cat what that is, and just how potentially fatal it might be! Very interesting - thanks!
Dec. 4th, 2011 08:35 pm (UTC)
I got to watch one being repaired in the radiology department last month, and although it gave me bunnies, I am seriously lacking the time when it comes to fanfiction. ^^ I'm glad to pass it on to someone awesome.
Dec. 23rd, 2011 06:12 am (UTC)
Dec. 1st, 2011 08:02 pm (UTC)
First Frost.
Dec. 2nd, 2011 11:03 pm (UTC)
Oh, fun! Lots of potential directions in that one. Thanks!
Dec. 21st, 2011 08:03 pm (UTC)
Dec. 2nd, 2011 12:13 am (UTC)
Plinth. Turkish Delight. Plaid ribbon.

(You know I have no clue where those came from, right? Happy promptficcing!)
Dec. 2nd, 2011 11:03 pm (UTC)
Talk about your grab bag... ;-) Thanks!
Dec. 4th, 2011 04:01 am (UTC)
Love your work, but I can't make up my mind. Pick whichever one your muse latches on to.

Option One: BBC Sherlock
After what they assumed to be the end of a case, Sherlock, John, Lestrade, Sally,and a new DI no one knows that well called Gregson all went into a lift. Then the real criminal sabotaged the lift, sticking the five between to floors. One is bleeding, one is concussed, one is mildly claustrophobic, one is late for a very important date, and one has a broken watch.

Option Two: Book Verse
Watson and Morstan, sitting in a tree! Danger near, no chance to flee! What's the danger, how did they get in it, how do they get out of it, where is Holmes, why was Watson's fiance involved in the first place, and how did Mary manage to get into the tree anyway?
Dec. 4th, 2011 05:54 pm (UTC)
Oh my - lots of fun stuff to work with here! Thanks!
Dec. 27th, 2011 07:06 pm (UTC)
Dec. 4th, 2011 06:18 pm (UTC)
Ice—real, metaphorical, outdoors, indoors, in drinks—any way you want it.
Dec. 6th, 2011 03:38 am (UTC)
Very interesting, and lots of options for ice. :-D Thank you!
Dec. 26th, 2011 04:39 am (UTC)
Dec. 26th, 2011 03:00 pm (UTC)
Thank you very much! Awesome!
Dec. 5th, 2011 12:37 am (UTC)
OOH! A prompt. My Sherlock Holmes would have to be set in Victorian London as Sir ACD intended it to be. Lets see..

It is Christmas time and Dr Watson has finished surgery for the day closing it early so that he can go Christmas shopping for a present for Holmes. It is when he is on his way back to Baker Street that he is involved in an accident in the handsom cab he is travelling back in. As Watson lies injured he thinks of his friendship with Holmes. Sherlock Holmes hears of the accident and is distraught and rushes to help his Boswell. But was it really an accident or is there a more sinister reason for what has happened?

Any good? :)
Dec. 6th, 2011 03:39 am (UTC)
Oh my - a lovely Victorian prompt indeed! Must ponder... :-)
Dec. 24th, 2011 07:11 am (UTC)
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