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Adrien Etienne
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My Bio
I am a recent college graduate working as an English Tutor for everything from preschoolers to high schoolers. I'm still looking for more work, but so far, this job is going well. I have had a few things published, and hope to have more things published eventually, but those will not be put up here. If you are interested in reading more of my serious work, please go look at my lj (linked below). My LJ is currently not being updated very regularly, and I'm currently trying to decide about taking it down all together (so if you care about it and would like to see new things, please do let me know).

I am a flexigay (to borrow a term from a friend), FtM transman. This is something that is very important to me personally, and so, it gets into a lot of my writing. Queer themes in general are common to my work, and if you don't like that, you probably shouldn't be looking at my work. Or maybe you should be looking at my work, but you probably won't like it very much.

I read a lot. I majored in literature, this is unsurprising. I am very fond of everything from "serious literature" to science fiction and fantasy: what I care the most is that it is well written.

Finally, I am natively bilingual. I speak both English and French fluently, and I am happy to read in either. I love to find new things to read. If you've read my stuff and like it, comment! I look at everyone who comments on my work, and there's a decent chance that I will respond.

Adrien Etienne

Current Residence: Earth
deviantWEAR sizing preference: M-L
Favourite genre of music: Folk (both Western and Asian), Baroque (specifically Telleman), and I have a weakness for K-pop/J-pop/C-pop
Favourite style of art: anime/manga, fantasy, nature photography, hudson river school
Favorite genres of literature: science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, (and all that lies in their intersections)
Operating System: Windows 7
Favourite cartoon character: Hakkai, Gojyo (Saiyuki); Trowa, Quatre, Wufei (GW)

Favourite Visual Artist
various members of the Hudson River School, Georgia O'Keefe, Minekura Kazuya
Favourite Movies
Star Trek XI, Blood Sport, LotR, Good Shakespeare films (BBC, Branagh), Good Martial Arts movies, good Samurai films (especially Kurosawa Akira)
Favourite TV Shows
Star Trek (TOS, TNG, Voyager, DS9), Doctor Who, Torchwood, Sherlock, Firefly, Stargate SG-1, various Anime (Saiyuki and Gundam Wing being the first that come to mind)
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
James Taylor, Stan Rogers, Josh Groban, Blackmore's Night, Dougie MacLean
Favourite Books
Vorkosigan Saga, Space Cadet, Pride and Prejudice, Return of the Native, more than I can shake a stick at
Favourite Writers
A. E. Housman, Robert Heinlein, Jack Vance, Lois MacMaster Bujold, Lynn Flwelling, Tanith Lee
Favourite Games
Call of Cuhthulu, Changeling the Lost, various GURPS, various White Wolf, FF7
Favourite Gaming Platform
Tools of the Trade
A text editor for writing, and notebooks to story outline
Other Interests
science fiction, fantasy, literature, folklore, math/science, martial arts, dance, music


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The clarity of the reflection in this photo is absolutely stunning!
Incandescence Intemporelle
It looks so surreal and lovely! I've very much liked all of the images of these mountains!
Cloud Bow
This has glorious color composition! I love the way the tone of the light changes completely from the top of the image to the bottom as you enter the shade, and this must have been such a lovely place in person!
Hidden Waterfalls
Oh yeah, guys can totally wear skirts, and I'd probably be the same if the kid's parents were out of earshot...

It's funny for me seeing this piece after all this time... When I'm now partway through transition and have dealt with a lot of the stuff that I was kind of being defensive over here...

I love the slightly asymmetrical composition of this, and the lighting and colors are amazing!

Forest 4