About Me Hello, everyone. My name is Reiko Katsura and it's really a pleasure to meet you all. I'm not quite sure what to write here, so I'll just name a few basic things. First, I'm an eighteen year old female living in America. NYC, to be more precise. I won't disclose exactly where. I'm a highly introverted character, and I tend to become reclusive. I'm also really sensitive. Or paranoid. Whatever you want to call it. I'm the type who would second (or third, or fourth) guess myself and look too deeply into the actions and words of others. Don't get me wrong-- I'm not made of glass. I can be hard headed when I need to, in lots of ways I'm pretty insensitive (or emotionally retarded, whichever one), and I have a bit of a temper on me if I'm really pushed to that point. That said, don't think I need to be coddled or sidestepped. These are my own emotional problems and I'll try to deal with them. Also, despite my sensitivity (aka: low self esteem), I hate when people sugar coat things. If I feel like I'm being placated then I feel like I'm being lied to then I start worrying about the lies are and that's when the insecurity kicks in. I try to be an honest person, and I'd like to receive the same consideration. A few more things about myself... I read a lot-- mainly fan fiction and original fics these days, but I love books and novels in general. I'm also a writer (at least I'd like to think I was) and somewhat of an artist (same goes). The musical genre I most listen to is Rock, Metal, J-pop, Classical, Soundscapes, and Meditation. Like the music I listen to, my character is also really contradictory. I wont even try to go into details there. I like playing Video Games-- RPGs, Action/Adventure, and Rock Band especially-- as well as eating Japanese food, sleeping, and while I don't do much of this too often anymore, watching anime and reading manga. Oh, I also really like it when guys kiss guys. I find it sexy as hell. If there's anything else you'd like to know, feel free to ask me! I'm a very friendly person and I promise I don't bite (unless you are Daniel Radcliffe, Tom Feltom, Alan Rickman, Chris Evans, Anderson Cooper, Gackt, Jun Matsumoto, David Boreanaz, Julian McMahon, Sarah Michelle Gellar, or Anne Hathaway-- in which case you'd better run right now 'cause I'll be doing a lot more than just biting if I had my wicked way. Hee. Nice meeting ya!
On Writing/Drawing I'm an amateur writer. A newbie, really. While I enjoyed making up stories about vampires and princesses and catastrophe causing demons as a tiny kid, it wasn't until very recently that I started taking up writing. Am I a good writer? I don't think I am. I don't think I'm a horrible writer either-- well, I usually don't-- but I really don't know. I'm not yet at a place where I'm comfortable writing and posting. Oh, I do it anyway (mostly), but I worry a bloody lot. And while I don't think my writing is anything special, I'm really trying to improve. Maybe not as much as I should be, but the effort is definitely there. And I have improved a lot from the time I started writing. Even I can see it. I still have a lot to work on, however, and quite a distance to go before I've found my happy place. That said, I'm always on the lookout for a writing partner. And I mean a serious one. Someone who can pinpoint the flaws in my writing and a help me to make it better. Someone who will push me to work harder and encourage me when I'm feeling hopeless. Of course, I would do the same thing in turn. If you're interested, please contact me, alright? Lately, I've been writing only for the Harry Potter fandom.
I'm a bit of an artist. A bit meaning I draw a little, sometimes paint. I've never studied the craft, or practiced to my hands went numb, but I used to draw a lot as a kid and a little bit as a preteen, and I've just steadily improved as I went with it. It wasn't until recently, like writing, that I began drawing again. Only this time, I also use a Tablet and Photoshop as extra mediums. Drawing/Painting acts a bit like stress management for me, and while I do enjoy it, it really is only a hobby.
Fandom Fandom is a huge part of my internet life. I'm an avid participant in the Harry Potter fandom, specifically Slash. That's what I write, and mostly draw, too. Harry/Draco and Harry/Snape are my favorite pairings, but I ship quite a few other slash pairs(and about one or two het pairs). I came into the Harry Potter fandom about a little over a year ago, and I've been stuck ever since. It's a lovely, vast, friendly place, and the majority of my journal consists of fandom related things (the minority being real life stuff and other random interests/news). My second fandom is Naruto [Yaoi], followed by a few other anime ones as well. Harry Potter is love. ETA: Merlin has now become a severely favorite fandom. It's second place only to Harry Potter. I now ship Merlin/Arthur almost religiously.
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