Category Archives: Fanworks

Casting Call: The music biz

Character Overview Not just a story about a talented musician navigating the music scene in the ’80’s while being gay – DGC shines a light on the biz itself. This callout is for characters who work (or hang onto those who work) in the music biz.

Casting Call: Friends… and more

Character Overview The story covers a number of years and throughout, friends and love-interests appear – and disappear. This callout is for characters who play an important part in the life of our hero Daron as either friends or lovers.

Casting Call: Family

Character Overview Growing up, Daron’s family life left a lot to be desired. When Daron moves out on his own, he tries to leave his family behind.

Thursday Fanwork: Finding Remo by Mark Treble

Remo Cutlass, formerly a pirate, had turned his life around and was now sailing a cargo ship. He carried only the finest of rocks and rubber bands between ports in the Atlantic. He was three days’ overdue with an emergency shipment of rubber bands to Boston, and no one had heard from him. His friends […]

Casting Call: Ziggy Ferias

Character Overview Ziggy Ferias is a singer, performer, “orphan vampire child.” (His last name sometimes spelled as Farias). Ziggy is a significant figure in the story, both musically and as Daron’s love interest. Ziggy is charismatic, talented and difficult. We see him through Daron’s eyes except for a brief POV change where Ziggy takes over […]

Casting Call: Daron Marks

Character overview Daron Marks is the main character of the Daron’s Guitar Chronicles. Daron narrates the story. He’s a guitarist who escaped New Jersey after high school graduation by going to music school in Rhode Island. Daron takes us on both a professional and emotional journey throughout the story. We get to know Daron through […]

In Memoriam: Beyond Black Hole Sun… by Lenalena

I am not sure grunge can be truly appreciated by anyone who didn’t have their formative years in the overproduced musical wasteland that were the 80s. It’s hard to appreciate the contrast if grunge happened before your teenage years or after you stopped identifying yourself by your choice in music. Grunge is Gen X. For […]

In Memoriam: Chris Cornell

Today’s fanpost is different because today is different. For those who haven’t seen the news, Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden, Audioslave, and Temple of the Dog, died yesterday. You can read more about it and him here. Lena offered her own Tumblr post for sharing, and there’s a bit of a mourning thread that’s […]

Thursday Fanwork: John Mills on a shitty day by Mark Treble

[To sign up for a Thursday post, go here for more information.] The second of the Thursday Fanworks is fiction by Mark Treble, a follow-up to Flip’s Story. Mark’s standard note still applies: This is a work of fiction and all names used are fictional. It is fan fiction based on the “Daron’s Guitar Chronicles” […]

Thursday Fanwork: Flip’s Story by Mark Treble

The first of the Thursday Fanworks is fiction by Mark Treble, who included the following note: This is a work of fiction and all names used are fictional. It is fan fiction based on the “Daron’s Guitar Chronicles” series by Cecelia Tan. There are no copyright restrictions on this work and it is free for […]