Penname: dragonnan [Contact] Real name: Tanya J. Ramsey
Member Since: September 28, 2007
Membership status: Administrator
Bio:

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Page updated: Dec. 2014

 

Psych is easily the most all-encompassing fandom I've ever had the delight to be a part of.  Even with the series now at its end as regular series (we still remain hopeful for TV movies!) the passion for these characters has not waned!

I'm not sure I'll ever grow tired of writing for Psych.  

 

Psych-related projects:

Since 2013, I have taken over control of managing the annual Psychfic awards.  I am head of the committee and I create the awards banners and update pineapple awards icons. Visit the Psychfic Awards on LiveJournal!

Follow the Psych VS Twitter for updates and news

As of 2014, I have initiated a new Psychfic Virtual Seasons which picks up immediately after the final aired episode.  Please send me an email or private message if you would like to participate as an episode writer.  Writers must be members of Psychfic and have a high degree of writing aptitude in order to qualify.

I am the founder of S.W.A.T. (Shawn Whumpers Appreciation Troop)

Follow the Fanfic & Fanart Hub on Tumblr for art and fanfic links!

 

Older History:

I've been writing, if you want to be technical, since I was six years old.  My first efforts were usually four page, stapled together picture stories about animals.  I could easily drift far and wide into imagination land with my favorite characters- up to creating a whole world where I existed with them as one of their friends. 

At the time, I had these stories in my head only- and it wasn't until my teen years that they began to appear on paper. 

My first fanfic, if I remember correctly, was Star Trek.  I don't really remember what it was about- and I think I deleted it fairly quickly.  Keep in mind, I didn't have my own computer, so all my efforts were saved to a floppy disk.  (yes, ancient, I know!)

My first posted piece was an X Files story.  Again, I don't remember what I wrote... though this is likely for the best.

I slowly began writing more and more.

The first series that really catapulted me into fanatic was Monk.  I actually joined a group- created a page- and corresponded daily with other fans.  This lasted about a year or two.  As it was, there was no unified gathering spot.  People appeared randomly before being swallowed up once more by other interests.  I eventually quit writing for the series completely.

I grew interested in anime in the meantime- dabbling with a few stories here and there.  I met a like minded woman after posting one of my longer stories.  She liked my work, and invited me to join her writing group called Crackbunny Syndrome.  Along with two other people, they'd begun writing a story that was slowly growing from a minor bit of fun into something far, far more than ever could have been anticipated.  The story can be found here: (on going) Balance of Power

It was during the second season of Psych that I first discovered Psychfic.  Having only had an on and off interest in the series prior to this, my interest suddenly skyrocketed when I began reading the fanfic that was being posted here.  Previously, the only fic I knew of was the material on fanfic.net.  Discovering this community was simply the most fabulous online experience I've had to date.

Suddenly I was in love with the show!!  Going back to watch episodes I'd missed, I wondered how I could ever have let myself miss a single one! 

It wasn't long before I began writing fanfic.

I haven't stopped since.

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As of this year, I am no longer taking on additional BETA work. I am currently trying to build a freelance business and simply do not have time for any additional responsibilities.  If you need help or want ideas, I urge you to check out this thread on the forum.  It has tons of links to extremely helpful forum posts: Writing Help Master Thread 


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Stories by dragonnan
Forgiveness by dragonnan Rated: E starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 12]
Summary:

A regular day at the office.  A regular need for retribution.  Gus should know by now.  He really should.


Categories: Season
Characters: Gus, Shawn
Genres: Humor
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 431 Read Count: 1146
[Report This] Published: April 15, 2008 Updated: April 15, 2008
Summary:

Sequel to "Fury".  If you haven't read that story first- this one will make no sense.

Shawn struggles to deal with his assault- but facing the past is never easy.  New threats, old enemies, and an emotional case test him like nothing before.  And if he fails, a small girl could die.


Categories: Season
Characters: Gus, Henry, Juliet, Lassiter, Shawn
Genres: Angst, Drama, Hurt/Comfort, Suspense
Warnings: Graphic Violence, Sensitive Material
Series: Moving On From Breaking Down
Chapters: 28 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 79117 Read Count: 82642
[Report This] Published: February 04, 2008 Updated: March 03, 2008
Fury by dragonnan Rated: M starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 335]
Summary:

He could have handled the kidnapping, the taunts, being tortured... But there are some hurts that cut too far... and suddenly you aren't who you used to be... never will be... ever.

And when it's over, how do you move on?

WARNING- extreme angst and very grown-up subject matter. Not a kiddie story. Not even close.

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Categories: Season
Characters: Gus, Henry, Shawn
Genres: Drama, Hurt/Comfort, Suspense
Warnings: Graphic Violence, Sensitive Material
Series: Moving On From Breaking Down
Chapters: 27 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 71388 Read Count: 115095
[Report This] Published: January 10, 2008 Updated: February 04, 2008
Monday by dragonnan Rated: T starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 37]
Summary:

It started off as a sleepless night.  Hello, did I ask for an ambulance?  And now you say I could possibly get murdered?  I have a better idea, how about just knock me out for the duration of the story.  And don't forget my distaste for things pointy.

Response to challenge: Ya Had A Bad Day


Categories: Season
Characters: Gus, Henry, Juliet, Karen, Lassiter, Shawn
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Hurt/Comfort
Warnings: None
Challenges: Ya Had a Bad Day
Series: None
Chapters: 4 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 10475 Read Count: 16091
[Report This] Published: December 15, 2007 Updated: January 09, 2008
Summary:

How an ice-cream run can go sour. And some mention of whump.

 


Categories: Season
Characters: Gus, Henry, Shawn
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Humor, Hurt/Comfort
Warnings: None
Challenges: Icebox
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 10512 Read Count: 21090
[Report This] Published: November 28, 2007 Updated: December 07, 2007
Summary:

Continuation of "I Asked To Go To Dinner, And You Thought I Said Torture"

**CROSSOVER!! Shawn must face his ordeal- but something happens that he didn't expect.


Categories: Season
Characters: Gus, Henry, Shawn
Genres: Action/Adventure, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Mystery
Warnings: None
Series: What Happened to Ordinary Torture?
Chapters: 12 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 31245 Read Count: 24724
[Report This] Published: November 12, 2007 Updated: November 25, 2007
White by dragonnan Rated: E starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 11]
Summary: How to die when you're living. 
Categories: Short
Characters: Gus, Henry, Juliet, Shawn
Genres: Poetry
Warnings: Tear Jerker
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 472 Read Count: 1755
[Report This] Published: November 13, 2007 Updated: November 13, 2007
Summary: On one hand, they paid well.  On the other hand, if he solved the case, someone could end up dead.  On the other, other hand, if he refused, HE could end up dead.
Categories: Season
Characters: Shawn
Genres: Action/Adventure
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 9 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 17908 Read Count: 15048
[Report This] Published: September 28, 2007 Updated: November 11, 2007
Summary: Why is it that all the cute ones come armed?

 

Awards: Photobucket
Categories: Season
Characters: Gus, Henry, Juliet, Lassiter, Other, Shawn
Genres: Angst, Drama, Hurt/Comfort, Suspense
Warnings: Graphic Violence, Sensitive Material
Challenges: On Your Marks, Get Set....WHUMP!
Series: What Happened to Ordinary Torture?
Chapters: 10 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 21450 Read Count: 33052
[Report This] Published: November 04, 2007 Updated: November 11, 2007
Summary:

Who could ever suspect Shawn and Gus were capable of such an act? Wait, is that the wail of ghosts I hear? Beware that cursed blade!


Categories: Season
Characters: Gus, Henry, Shawn
Genres: Humor, Suspense
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 420 Read Count: 1346
[Report This] Published: October 31, 2007 Updated: October 31, 2007