[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
I received a delightful surprise email this week. Lupin111 wrote a sequel to the fic she wrote for my gift way back in the 2013 exchange. So we decided to post it here as a little enticement to everyone to consider signing up for this year's gift exchange. less than 6 days to go!

TO: [livejournal.com profile] mander3_swish
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] lupin111
TITLE: Atlantis
GIFT REQUEST: Tattoo Artist Justin.
NOTE: Sequel to ‘Rome’, which was written for the QAF Gift Exchange 2013. Can be read independently, but makes far more sense when read as a sequel to ‘Rome’.
Beta: Xrifree

Atlantis )
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
Well, I guess I'll sign off for another year (unless a couple more missing fics roll in...)

Gifters are free to post their stories, etc to their own journals and other places around the interweb. If you crosspost your fic to AO3, there is a "community: qaf_giftxchnge" tag, plus there's also a 'collection' for it too (qaf_giftxchnge).

I hope everyone had fun creating and reaping the benefits of these creations! :D I did some begging and some arm twisting of people into agreeing to double duty (or more!) to get as many works as we did this exchange, so thank-you so much to everyone that was able to contribute to our little corner of fandom this year.

And now for a little poll (comments are screened if you want elaborate on any of the questions)

[Poll #1951977]


Thanks again to everyone for their participation!

Gift # 32

Jan. 13th, 2014 04:12 pm
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] every1sangel
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] yvonnereid
TITLE: Jude...A Home For Christmas
GIFT REQUEST: Fic. Fluff/Schoomp/WarmAndFuzzyFeelings. Brian and Justin and I would like a nice fluffy family aimed Christmas piece. Maybe one where they have Gus or have adopted a child in addition to Gus so they have the kids for Christmas and different family things you do at Christmas. Norman Rockwell Painting-esque
Jude...A Home For Christmas )



Banner: by: Ali ([livejournal.com profile] britinkinlor)

Gift # 31

Jan. 6th, 2014 12:00 pm
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] jule1122
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] sangwin
TITLE: New Year
GIFT REQUEST: Fic. Post-series. I would love a Ted/Blake fic showing how they finally make things work, but I would also enjoy an ensemble type story that they were part of as I adore all the characters. Of course, a good dose of Brian/Justin is always appreciated.


New Year )

Gift # 30

Jan. 5th, 2014 05:41 pm
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] maybe742
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] jule1122
TITLE: Flying on a Star
GIFT REQUEST: Fic. - Post-513 (rating is authors choice) - Focus on Brian and Justin is appreciated but not necessary
NOTE: Happy Holidays [livejournal.com profile] maybe742! Sorry this took so long. I've had this particular vision of Brian and Justin post 513 in my head for years, and you finally gave me the push to write it. I hope you enjoy. Title is taken from REM's "Uberlin."

One Need in the Night )

Gift # 29

Jan. 5th, 2014 05:00 pm
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] maybe742
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] xheartrockx
TITLE: 500 Miles (1/2)
GIFT REQUEST: Fic - Post-513 - NC-17 is appreciated but not necessary. Brian and Justin are on a road trip. Why they are on the road, what they're doing and who else is involved or not, that's all up to you.
NOTE: First off, huge thanks go out to [livejournal.com profile] mander3_swish, not only for hosting these festivities but also for kicking me and my muse in the butt about this fic. It wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for her. Unfortunately, it’s not here entirely yet and this is just part one of two. I hope to get the rest into a presentable form by the end of next week and post a link in the comments here. Thanks for your patience and I hope you enjoy what I came up with.
SUMMARY: Brian struggles with the long-distance relationship. So he does what he always does – he pretends not to care and throws himself into his work. At the launch party for Kinnetik NYC, he runs into Justin again. Both are invited to spend Christmas in Toronto. When a blizzard hits, they are forced to share a car. Could this be the perfect opportunity to deal with their troubles?
WORD COUNT: 3160


500 Miles )

Gift # 28

Jan. 4th, 2014 02:00 pm
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] netlagd
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] mander3_swish
TITLE: No Endings, Only Beginnings
GIFT REQUEST: Fic. Humor/crossover. Pairing/character/theme/focus: Brian/Justin Chris Colfer/Kurt Hummel and/or some other out celebrity. Could be a client or someone they meet in NY or LA.
NOTE: 1380 words. Post-513 and/or future!fic AU - Five Times Kurt Hummel could have crossed paths with Brian and Justin. No threesomes were depicted in the making of this fanfic, but that doesn't mean none were propositioned. Hope that's okay! AND a huge thank you to [livejournal.com profile] such_a_steph for her fantastic last minute beta! Much appreciated.

No Endings, Only Beginnings )

Gift # 27

Jan. 4th, 2014 02:11 am
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] selenebj
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] delvalmom
TITLE: Never Say Never
GIFT REQUEST: Future fic. Brian and Justin. Justin wants kids, Brian doesn't
NOTE: About 2,900 words. This may have come out a little fluffier than [livejournal.com profile] selenebj wanted, but in my head canon Justin wanting kids and Brian not, would never come between them for reals. I hope it satisfies, nonetheless.

Never Say Never )

Gift # 26

Jan. 4th, 2014 12:00 am
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] nochaser_12
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] qafmaniac
TITLE: Stay
GIFT REQUEST: Video. Can be angsty but with a happy ending. Brian/Justin pairing.
Other Specifications: Vidder's choice of music, but I prefer ballads, if possible.
NOTE: You know, giving me free range is always a dangerous thing to do. So yeah, Stay IS a Rihanna ballad but THIS version is the Adam Lambert live cover.See? Dangerous... LOL ;-) And I really hope that you'll like what I created!



Direct dl link: mp4 file

Gift # 25

Jan. 3rd, 2014 12:00 am
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] mander3_swish
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] lupin111
TITLE: Rome
GIFT REQUEST: Fic. AU, angst maybe?, lots of sexual tension/chemistry. tattoo artist Justin. Brian comes in for a back piece (or whatever)....could even be a giant set of wings ;) Why Brian is getting the tattoo is up to you. [I'd imagine he'd have to be there for multiple sittings]
NOTE: I hope this is close to what you wanted. I didn’t think it would be so hard to start writing again, but it was, and I struggled and missed about four deadlines. I hope the story is somewhere in the vague area of what you expected. If it is, I will do an angst-filled Part Two/extended epilogue. Merry Christmas, and I wish you all the very, very best for 2014. May it be full of wonder, joy and magic.
BETA: [livejournal.com profile] xrifree


Rome )

Gift # 24

Jan. 2nd, 2014 11:00 pm
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
To: [livejournal.com profile] sangwin
From: [livejournal.com profile] maybe742
Title: Love Love Love
Gift Request: Video. on the fluffy side. Brian/Justin. love love love by Of Monsters and Men

video embed )

Gift # 23

Jan. 2nd, 2014 12:00 pm
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] qafmaniac
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] delvalmom
TITLE: From the Beginning
NOTE: About 3,300 words. Jealous!Justin, post-513, angst - mentions of cancer. I hope everyone enjoys it. I hope you had very happy holidays!!
MOD NOTE: Dear Tita, You didn't ask for anything in return for gracing everyone with several new qaf videos this holiday season. While this doesn't feature a guest appearance by the always fabulous Adam Lambert, I hope you can accept this in thanks. So Thanks!

From the Beginning )

Gift # 22

Jan. 2nd, 2014 02:00 am
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] xheartrockx (for LJ & IJ) tastymoves (tumblr)
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] sangwin
TITLE: Everything You Wanted to Say
GIFT REQUEST: Something angsty but with a happy ending. Can be H/C. Brian/Justin - I don't have a particular setting in mind but if you write 5.13, please don't make a 'going to New York was a big mistake' kind of thing.
NOTE: I am 99% sure I saw Gale Harold eating lunch at an outdoor cafe at LACMA about three weeks ago. I circled around and walked by twice.



Read more... )

Gift # 21

Jan. 2nd, 2014 12:00 am
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] wren_kt7oz
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] qafmaniac
TITLE: Jericho
GIFT REQUEST: Video. anything but mpreg. Other Specifications: Brian and Justin, of course. And I'd love something to Rufus Wainwright's Jericho.
NOTE: Erm, I'm not sure if it's even possible to knock up Justin (or Brian) in a vid...oh WAIT!! Come to think of it, I think I just got an idea...naah, just kidding. LOLOL ;-) I really hope that you'll like what I created!



Direct dl link: mp4 file

Gift # 20

Jan. 1st, 2014 07:00 pm
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] solstice1394
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] netlagd with help gracious beta help from [livejournal.com profile] such_a_steph
TITLE: Dash A Way Home
GIFT REQUEST: Fic. Feel Good. Brian and Justin - Brian is late for Christmas and he tries to get back in time but it looks like he might be stuck away on business trip until...hohoho what happens to get him home or who comes to him...
NOTE: Beta by the wonderful [livejournal.com profile] such_a_steph who sacrificed sleep on her family holiday vacation so this fic could be as error free as possible. A banner will come upon her return to her native land down under. Do doubly thank you to her!

Dash A Way Home )

Gift # 19

Jan. 1st, 2014 07:00 am
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] galeandrandy
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] wren_kt7oz
TITLE: Kynergy
SUMMARY: The request was kind of long, but the gist of it was that Brian and Justin should be occasional fuck buddies and then Brian should realize he wants more when Justin decides to start dating because he’s now ready for a relationship.

I tried to write that. I really did. But the story just wouldn’t go that way. I battled with it for a week or so, and in the end it kind of wrote itself and this is how it came out. I hope you like it, honey, because I was so thrilled to be the one to present you with your "gift".


Kynergy )

Gift # 18

Jan. 1st, 2014 06:00 am
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] sxysadie21
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] asm614
TITLE: Promises
GIFT REQUEST: Feelgood friendship. Brian and Ben (friendship)
NOTE: To my fellow Beatles lover: Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!

Read more... )

Gift # 17

Jan. 1st, 2014 02:00 am
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] delvalmom
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] selenebj
GIFT REQUEST: Icons. Happy sexy times!
NOTE: Hope you like these! The happiest of Holidays to you! :)

Gift # 15

Dec. 31st, 2013 07:00 am
[identity profile] mander3-swish.livejournal.com
TO: [livejournal.com profile] asm614
FROM: [livejournal.com profile] solstice1394
TITLE: Fathers
REQUEST: Fic. Hurt/Comfort and general Angst is fine, but with a Happy Ending. Post-Series. Brian/Justin-centric. Also wouldn't mind the inclusion of Daphne, Jennifer, and Gus. Any other series regulars are fine too.
NOTES: I tried to meet the entire request asm614 this is for you girl! All dreams sequences are in Italics. And a big thank you to my friend Jill for the beta work.
RATING: Mature (for sex scene and cursing as well as graphic violence to a person)
WARNINGS: Bashing and homophobia of a main character.

Read more... )

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