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: 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 […]

Liner Note 52: 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” […]