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Member of the Month!

We thought that going into our third year we'd try to get to know our members a little more! We want to know what makes you you and your characters so fascinating.

We love you guys and this is your spotlight!
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06-02-2020
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Bonnie - Dive Bar Saints

This month we're getting to know Bonnie. Bonnie is someone I've known peripherally since Midnight Shadows. Her characters are wonderful and complex and always great to read. She herself is a wonderful individual. I sent her a few questions and may have mislead her as to the reason why (sorry, Bonnie! It was for a good cause!) in hopes of getting to know her a little better. I hope you all enjoy getting to know Bonnie and what makes her wonderful.



name? Bonnie
where are you located? The Netherlands
do you have any non-rp hobbies? Story-writing, yoga, crafty things (crochet, cross-stitch, other things as the mood strikes me), travelling.
tea, coffee or something else? Definitely tea. I have a whole collection of loose-leaf tea
what superpower would you have? Teleportation
describe your dream day? It probably involves board games and/or a great movie, tea, possibly popcorn and (a) friend(s).
your favourite song at the moment? Life ainít Fair by Canaan Smith
recommend one thing you think everyone should see/hear/do/experience: Comic Con. Itís so hard to describe what it is like but in my experience there is always so much to do and something fun for everyone to find.

how long have you been roleplaying? I was about 13/14, so 15/16 years now, on and off.

how did you get into roleplaying? Iím not sure actually. I think someone suggested it to me Ė Iíve always loved writing.

who was your first character? I have absolutely no idea. I canít remember.

what do you struggle the most with when it comes to roleplaying? Motivation. Itís not that I donít enjoy role-playing, otherwise I wouldnít do it, but often itís hard to sit myself down and remind myself how much I love it.

what are your favourite scenes/storylines to roleplay? Scenes where something happens, usually involving some kind of drama.

what kind of characters do you like playing? It varies. There was a time when I had a mostly male line-up, but thatís shifted and itís more even now. Theyíre mostly all good guys though Ė maybe time for a change?

real life or magical/fantasy? Either. It depends on the character and storyline.

would you introduce us to your favourite character youíve created? I donít just have one favourite, but Iíll talk about the character thatís been with me the longest and who has gone through the most.

His nameís Luca Ashriel. When I first created him, he was messed up. He had been raised by his criminal father after his mother had been murdered (by his father) and as such had followed in his fatherís footsteps. Eventually Luca found out what his father had done, and in turn, Luca murdered his father. This was a pivotal moment in his life, and over the next few years he tried to change his ways, even joining the forces of good as a witch, claiming his motherís heritage. This is where he met Jess, who had everything to do with the process that changed him and allowed him to become the man he is now. All these years later, Jess and Luca are happily married, they have two beautiful children and Luca leads a safe haven for supernatural beings in Barcelona.

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01-03-2020
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Lindsey - Bucky Barnes

This month we're getting to know Lindsey. Lindsey is someone I've had the pleasure of meeting in person. She is kind and inquisitive and creative. Lindsey has created some interesting and multifaceted characters that have graced our board and others. Like her characters, Lindsey is a travel bug who has been off on many adventures. I hope you're all ready to get to know her better!



name? Lindsey
where are you located? Manchester, England
do you have any non-rp hobbies? Photography, none rp writing, reading,
tea, coffee or something else? smoothies, watermelon flavoured water (still),
what superpower would you have? I think I'd probably want Telekinesis, I think it would come in handy now and then.
describe your dream day? exploring a new place, taking photos especially architecture photos.
your favourite song at the moment? No Time To Die by Billie Eilish
recommend one thing you think everyone should see/hear/do/experience: I was introduced to Michael Malarkey the beginning of last year, he's an actor/musician, he played Enzo in the Vampire Diaries, and is now in Project Bluebook, but you should definitely check out his music. He's got a great voice.

how long have you been roleplaying? at least 10-15 years, possibly more than that.

how did you get into roleplaying? I canít remember exactly but I started role playing shortly after joining message boards. I first started on Invision Free boards before going onto VBulletin boards. Writing has helped me a great deal and is something I really enjoy.

who was your first character? I can't remember my first character, but one of my oldest characters is Charlotte Ross. She is a nurse and was the sister of one of Anna's characters, George Ross, and ended up marrying a guy she went to school with. I really enjoyed playing her and is someone I would definitely love to bring back again at some point.

what do you struggle the most with when it comes to roleplaying? I think I probably struggle with motivation and confidence.

what are your favourite scenes/storylines to roleplay? It seems I like the angsty ones at the moment, but I also like romantic ones. I often get inspiration from various sources, like books and tv.

what kind of characters do you like playing? I don't think I've ever yet written a bad characters, but I would like to challenge myself by writing a bad character. I think I mainly write good characters, though characters who've made mistakes, but I would like to branch out a bit.

real life or magical/fantasy? I'm actually into both, but I think I love fantasy/magical more, I love the possibilities and the kinds of characters you can create and that it's not just human characters. I have a bit of a thing for vampires so like playing those but have played others before. I'd like to try other species though.

would you introduce us to your favourite character youíve created? I have more than one fave so it took me a while to decide. One I'm actually currently playing.

I'd like to introduce you to Kaitlyn Hitchcock. She was born into a wealthy family, quite an old school wealthy family, one that believes in arranged marriages, practically from birth as if it was still the 18th or 19th century. In fact that's exactly what her parents did to Kaitlyn, arranging for her to marry the son of friends of theirs. She tried to love Jon, the man her parents arranged for her to marry, but she ended up falling in love with his brother Oliver, definitely not planned or something she expected. But then again you can't help who you fall in love with. She became pregnant but had no idea who the father was. Jon learned about Kaitlyn and his brother, and well that's when her life kind of blew up. After losing the baby she moved to Prague, where she now lives working in an art gallery and has since discovered that Oliver is also there.

I want to continue to explore her more, I'd like for her to get a happy ending, after everything she's been through, but she still feels guilt over what happened between Jon and his brother and herself, who knows whether she'll get that happy ending or not, I'd like to at least try.
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Kirsten - Abandon Ship

This month we're getting to know Kirsten. I only know Kirsten from my interactions with her on the board. I know that she likes Benedict Cumberbatch and works for the courts. I'm under the impression that she likes 30 Seconds to Mars (I could be wrong) so getting to know her more is a privilege.

name? Kirsten
where are you located? Redcliffe, Qld Australia
do you have any non-rp hobbies? No.
tea, coffee or something else? Lemonade.
what superpower would you have?Teleportation.
describe your dream day? Going to a concert or another live show like comedy or theatre.
your favourite song at the moment? Have Faith In Me - A Day To Remember
recommend one thing you think everyone should see/hear/do/experience: Travel. Make plans, go places. Life isnít meant to be lived in one place. ( well, besides now with corona) but under normal circumstances.
how long have you been roleplaying? Around 15 years or so.

how did you get into roleplaying? I honestly donít remember 😂. Pure luck? Came across a rpg page and started.

who was your first character? Chris.

what do you struggle the most with when it comes to roleplaying? I want to scene with more people so Iím trying to broaden who I write with.

what are your favourite scenes/storylines to roleplay? Iím not really into fantasy so I prefer to write in reality based games. I love slow builds in relationships and stuff, where the longer it goes on the more intense it gets .... Iím not really big on happy endings until all other endings are done. I enjoy making these go off course just because itís fun and challenging.

what kind of characters do you like playing?

People with a past to pull stuff out of. I guess thatís why I have avoided younger characters so Iím trying to build on that. I like characters who arenít easy, who like to be a mess or make one. I like characters with a bit of drama.

real life or magical/fantasy?

Real life.

would you introduce us to your favourite character youíve created? Chris Becker-Reid is a complicated, drug addicted problem with a huge history. Heís my oldest character and probably has the biggest life experience to draw on because he wasnít created with anything specific in mind. He sort of became what he is over time which is why heís my favourite. You think heís going one way and surprises you. His relationship with Ivan is my absolute favourite. I couldnít admire Sarah as a writer more cause she really jumped on board and expanded the universe that Chris and Al live in.

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08-05-2020
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Jax - Reckless Love

This month we're getting to know Jax. My interactions with Jax have been purely through OOC channels but I've been reading her scenes since we were both on another board. I was quite awed by some of the backstories she created and I've always wanted to know more about the process so this month we're all lucky to get to delve right in.




name? Jax
where are you located? Texas 🤠
do you have any non-rp hobbies? I'm obsessed with all things true crime, so any shows or podcasts that I can consume is my go-to. I also love to read, and watch my husband play video games.
tea, coffee or something else? Coffee!!! I love sweet tea, but I can't do warm tea.
what superpower would you have? I'd love to be able to teleport anywhere.
describe your dream day? I definitely would have the day off work, and I would love to just have both sides of our families together to relax. A swimming pool would be involved.
your favourite song at the moment? I honestly don't listen to music very often anymore - it's all true crime podcasts 😂
recommend one thing you think everyone should see/hear/do/experience: I think everyone should see Trans-Siberian Orchestra live. Their music is so fantastic and the story that goes along with their Christmas tour is incredible. I highly recommend it. I haven't been to see them in a while, but we're trying to figure out when we can go. My hubby hasn't seen them yet! I've seen them 4 times now.

how long have you been roleplaying? I started in the late 90's when my parents got a computer, so I was around 13.

how did you get into roleplaying? My best friend in junior high and I would co-write stories together. We'd get a spiral notebook and pass it back and forth and write characters for it. We also would cut out people from magazines to put faces to our characters. I somehow found Charmed Boards and wandered into the member-led games. It was the digital version of what me and my friend did, so I was hooked really fast.

who was your first character? I don't remember my first ever character. But the first one that I do remember is Vera Maran. She was from Salem, MA and was severely affected by her brother's death. I actually did quite a lot with her, and she had horrendous luck with guys. It was pretty bad, tbh.

what do you struggle the most with when it comes to roleplaying? Finding the time to do it. Now that I'm a mom, when I'm not working I have to be mom. Though my hubby is very supportive and if I tell him I need to write, he'll take over with Amelia. But then comes the energy/creativity that I need for writing lol

what are your favourite scenes/storylines to roleplay? Drama! I have a hard time writing scenes that don't include some sort of drama.

what kind of characters do you like playing? I like characters with baggage. Whether it's abuse, or drug use, or anything dark like that... I love characters with tragic pasts.

real life or magical/fantasy? Real life. I have a hard time wrapping my head around a lot of lore that is the base for fantasy... I overthink way too much lol

would you introduce us to your favourite character youíve created? Gosh, there have been so many. I think my absolute favorite would be Kora Blackwell from Abraxas. She started out so heartless and evil, but once she fell in love and had a baby, she became such a softy. It was a lot of fun to do that kind of character development.
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Heidi - Petals for Armor

This month we're getting to know Heidi. I've been acquainted with Heidi for a few years now. I feel lucky to have gotten to see her grow, peripherally, through some tough times in recent years. She has some very interesting characters and is genuinely caring of others on the board. I have been looking forward to getting to know her a little better this month.




name? Heidi
where are you located? Washington State, about 30 minutes outside of Seattle
do you have any non-rp hobbies? playing board games with my family, watching movies
tea, coffee or something else? iced coffee and I have a slight obsession with Monster Energy Drinks lol
what superpower would you have? Iíd want to talk to animals and probably teleport too
describe your dream day? any day not working lol. Ideally I would be camping with my family or exploring another country like France or Greece
your favourite song at the moment? I have a few but July by Noah Cyrus and Dandelion by Gabbie Hanna come to mind first
recommend one thing you think everyone should see/hear/do/experience: go to a concert and just let yourself have the best damn time of your life

how long have you been roleplaying? gosh I think Iíve been roleplaying since I was around 11?

how did you get into roleplaying? I was obsessed with Degrassi and the channel it was on at the time was The N and they had a website that had a role playing area. It didnít use actors as your character you just described them and sometimes you actually did have this little LEGO looking person to dress up. Itís weird to describe. But then I joined a board more like ours called Degrassi Boards, or DB, which introduced me to the rp I know now. That let me to Perfect Ending and where my real love for roleplaying began

who was your first character? The first one I really remember was a dancer on Perfect Ending using Tammin Sursock, she played Jenna on Pretty Little Liars, who was a singer and actress I think.

what do you struggle the most with when it comes to roleplaying? posting? Haha. I have so many half formed ideas and people I want to use and I make a character who I fall in love with and then I canít find them any plots. Iíll maybe get an LI or sibling but that was pretty much it. Itís not quite like that as much now but for the longest time I would just make a million characters and never post them. I also struggle with getting in the writing mindset. Iíll sit in front of a post all ready to go, and then doubt or something hits me and I stare at it for awhile and give up. I think Iím my own worst enemy in that way

what are your favourite scenes/storylines to roleplay? Iím a pretty boring, quiet and shy person so I always tend to try and do more fun and interesting scenes. Iím really trying to do more than the usual ďtwo meet up and just talkĒ scenes, unless theyíre needed to introduce to characters to each other the first time

what kind of characters do you like playing? I prefer girls over guys and I usually tend to make punk rocker type characters. Slightly misunderstood and initially someone who may not look inviting till you get to know them. The opposite of me honestly haha.

real life or magical/fantasy? I like both, some games just intrigue more than others but not cause of them being real or not. It does seem like I go towards real life but I do enjoy both

would you introduce us to your favourite character youíve created? Indiana Rhodes, or Indy as she usually went by, is a witch living in Louisiana and going to an American magic school called Le Coeur de Marais. Sheís from a large family and is one of the younger siblings. Indy is the quiet ones, usually stuck to her schoolwork and stayed away from big crowds and anything crazy. There wasnít anything big or exciting about her life.

But her senior year at school, the group of evil wizards and witches called Les Cranes kidnapped a bunch of students and staff, including Indy. She was kicked and cursed and ended up with some broken limbs. She didnít know why she was a target other than her older brother having been on a council or something, she was never one to keep tabs on her siblings like that. She was in the hospital for awhile healing and realized just how lonely she was in the world since she didnít have an over abundance of visitors. The whole experience left her with PTSD and nightmares but she went to therapy and was able to talk about it to her therapist and decide to talk to others who experienced the same. She became an Unspeakable and really started to open up and see life in a new life even after the pain she had gone through.

I really wanted to explore Indy more cause she was the most in depth character I had and she was definitely a more different character growth than anyone else Iíve ever played.
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Todd - Orpheus

This month we're getting to know Todd. I'm not really sure how long I've known Todd. It feels like forever. He's just been a part of my online life for a long time. That said, we haven't really interacted in-character a whole lot. So while I could tell you about which cocktails I associate with Todd, I'm a bit rusty on all of the characters his beautiful mind has turned out over the years. Let's get to know our resident dungeon master, Todd!




name? Todd, I think.

where are you located? Atlanta, GA

do you have any non-rp hobbies? I do! Does Dungeons & Dragons count? It's RPing but it's super different from what we do here.

tea, coffee or something else? Both! It really depends on the day and how much sleep I have or have not had.

what superpower would you have? Telekinesis but with the ability to move myself. That'd cover everything I want.

describe your dream day? Lounging by the pool with the older college student working for my father in my Italian villa during the summer of 1983. But if I had to be realistic, it'd likely be something like wandering through a city that I've never been to, which I wish I could do in these weird times.

your favourite song at the moment? America - Sufjan Stevens

recommend one thing you think everyone should see/hear/do/experience: Everyone should try and play Dungeons & Dragons at least once. It's so much fun and you can lose so much time to it.

how long have you been roleplaying? I want to say 16 years? I started at Charmed: The Prophecy when I was 13 and I've been roleplaying on and off since then.

how did you get into roleplaying? I was a massive Charmed nerd and Charmed: The Prophecy had a game where I could move things with my mind. I would say I'm embarrassed by my earliest writing but we all start somewhere.

who was your first character? His name was Verge. Don't ask. In my mind, Adam is my oldest and truest original character because he wasn't a pain-in-the-neck self-insert that I used solely to get myself into a game.

what do you struggle the most with when it comes to roleplaying? Introducing conflict. Even when it matches my character's motivations entirely, it can be hard to push past the discomfort and see the benefits of characters overcoming adversity.

what are your favourite scenes/storylines to roleplay? I thrive on pining and longing. Who doesn't love a bit of friends to lovers? Characters that are desperate for the affection/attention of someone are just delightful to play.

what kind of characters do you like playing? It depends. I like characters that are self-assured and know themselves. I like finding my confidence through them.

real life or magical/fantasy? Oh GOSH you wouldn't make me choose, would you? But in general I prefer urban fantasy or hard fantasy.

would you introduce us to your favourite character youíve created? I would say it would have to be Adam Conlin. He was a powerful witch that had been through a number of trials and tribulations in the pursuit of conquering evil, but ultimately he was unfulfilled. He formed a relationship with another witch and when they settled down and decided to leave the conflict of good vs. evil behind, it ended up functionally ending their story, but he was the character I was with the longest. Also, his face was Ben Barnes and I'm very possessive.

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01-11-2020
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Amy - Twilight Reverie

Sorry for that short break! This month we're getting to know Amy. I believe that I've known Amy since the days of Midnight Shadows. She was a part of the WWD gang so we didn't really cross paths. Skip forward about a decade and a bit and here we are! Amy has a knack for crafting interesting characters with a rich backstory. I will always associate her with Jessikah Slater, but that's just me! Let's see what Amy has to say about her characters and herself!




name? - Amy Wuertz
where are you located? - Ocala, FL
do you have any non-rp hobbies? - Theme parks, conventions, going to the movies
tea, coffee or something else? - tea, or wine
what superpower would you have? - Teleportation, because it would be way cheaper than an airplane
describe your dream day? - Depends on the mood. A day off with pajamas, my laptop, and my favorite movies is pretty great. But I also love a good theme park day with my friends, where I donít have to drive home, and can just curl up in a hotel room with Uber Eats.
your favourite song at the moment? - The Human:||:Nature album by Nightwish (Sorry, I can't pick one song)
recommend one thing you think everyone should see/hear/do/experience - Go to another country, and explore a non-touristy area/town.

how long have you been roleplaying? - With a few years off, since 2003.

how did you get into roleplaying? - Charmed. It led me to message boards, which let me to WWD back when it was on Charmed: The Prophecy.

who was your first character? - A poorly written vampire named Red Apollo.

what do you struggle the most with when it comes to roleplaying? - Trusting my own creativity, and just learning how to write decently.

what are your favourite scenes/storylines to roleplay? - I tend to lean towards romantic plots. Usually with some sort of drama.

what kind of characters do you like playing? - I tried to play bad guys, but failed miserably. Usually good people, or a character with a traumatizing past. It also depends on the game.

real life or magical/fantasy? - Real life lately, but I can find things to enjoy in both.

would you introduce us to your favourite character youíve created? - Jessickah Slater-Ashriel is the character who Iíve played the longest (She was submitted on December 30th, 2008. I'll never forget the date :P). Sheís a witch with some mind reading abilities, who lost her parents tragically as a teenager. She then joined a coven, and rebuilt her life, fell in love, and rose up through the ranks. She really grew into such a strong leader, wife, and mother. Her story with Luca Ashriel has been quite chaotic, but their relationship has even overcome death, so they can handle anything. If you have an hour, I can tell you every aspect of this character Iíve explored, because Iíve been playing her for a decade. Right now, she's making sense of the world of Barcelona, being able to share her powers publicly, and raising her kids in that world.
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