Consulting Fans


RachaelDixieCocoaQui •  EmmaFoxBCarolineMKScience • finnagain • Chelsea • Alexxphoenix42 • Smirk • SundayDuckvex • Cookie

Retired Consulting Fans: Methleigh • Geny • Shannon

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Name: Rachael (aka akemi42…or sometimes chaeche too)
Where You Can Usually Find Me: Pacific Northwest, LJ, DWTumblr, and Twitter
Current Addiction(s): In additon to pontificating about Sherlock’s past and being decoratively inspired by 221B, I vid, cosplay, and do other fannish stuff related to Sherlock, Avengers, Supernatural, Watchmen, True Blood, and of course, Harry Potter
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: When my horrible attempt at violin playing scared my dogs into hiding under the couch
What My Therapist Says: Are you sure you want to hang a bison skull on that perfectly reasonable wall?

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Name: Dixie
Where You Can Usually Find Me: Deep South, LJTumblr, and hanging out in my Cumbercave
Current Addiction(s): Decorating Sherlock style, Benedict, Always planning a return trip to London, John’s red pants.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: When I started recreating 221b out of foam board, and occasionally dressing as a glowing blue bunny.
What My Therapist Says: Here’s your money back. You’re hopeless.

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Name: Qui (aka Lisa Qui or qui-quae-quod)
Where You Can Usually Find Me: North Texas, TumblrDeviantArt, and LJ
Current Addiction(s): Multi-fandom fanart and fancrafting, sculpting geeky cameos, cosplay, planning fangirl trips, crafting to pay for the trips, drooling all over tumblr, and other such productive activies.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: When I started popping my coat collars up to look cool.
What My Therapist Says: “Meow”

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Name: Emma Grant (aka emmagrant01)
Where You Can Usually Find Me: Tumblr, Twitter, AO3, and occasionally Facebook and LJ
Current Addiction(s): Writing and reading as much porny fic as I can involving any combination of Sherlock, John, Molly, Lestrade, Mycroft, Mary… I’m not picky and I basically ship everything!
When I Discovered I Had a Problem: Problem? What problem? I don’t see a problem here.
What My Therapist Says: Fandom is my therapist, so it’s probably something along the lines of, “Here, have more porn.”

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Name: Fox Estacado
Where You Can Usually Find Me:  Los Angeles, Colin Farrell’s yoga studio, non-profit community-based healthcare and HIV/AIDS organizations, and online (LJDeviant ArtFacebookTwitterTumblr, Instagram)
Current Addiction(s): Drawing hot men kissing & putting them on t-shirts.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: What problem?
What My Therapist Says: I dunno. Must have deleted it.

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Name: Drinkingcocoa (aka Cocoa)
Where You Can Usually Find Me: LJTumblr
Current Addiction(s): writing Recreational Meta, John/Sherlock/Lestrade OT3, all things Rupert Graves, Cabin Pressure, coffee, quilting, a bit of knitting, Harry Potter, and Severus Snape, always.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: Halfway through my first viewing of “A Study in Pink.”
What My Therapist Says: “Can you link me to that fic?”

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Name: B
Where You Can Usually Find Me: Mississippi, TumblrTwitter
Current Addiction(s): Game of Thrones, Martin Freeman’s fashion sense, stickers, watching every Hammer Horror film, terrible puns, & Hannibal’s perfect plaid suits.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: When I asked to take a break while getting ’221B’ tattooed onto me.
What My Therapist Says: “Just so you’re aware, the gun is her idea!”

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Name: Caroline (aka avawatson/avawtsn)
Where You Can Usually Find Me: Twitter primarily, also AO3, Tumblr, and very occasionally LJ; NYC when not in the matrix
Current Addiction(s): Johnlock in all its forms, setlock, perpetual fic planning, Sherlock’s curls. Non-Sherlockian compulsions include insomnia, an ongoing caffeine addiction, and the Oxford comma.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: problem? Who said anything about a prob–*disappears into mind palace*
What My Therapist Says: that the kink is psychosomatic. Quite correctly, I’m afraid.

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Name: MK
Where You Can Usually Find Me: Tumblr, LJ (nvgafaeroplanes), ravelry, yarn store, bookstore, anywhere with wifi
Current Addiction(s): Compulsively looking for perfect cosplay items, superwash wool, cats, reading as much fic as humanly possible, Rupert Graves, all of Molly’s sweaters, and caffeine.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: It’s not a problem. Everything is fine. Go about your business. Oh – don’t look in that closet.
What My Therapist Says: I drifted. Elevator in Switzerland?

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Name: Science of Obsession
Where You Can Usually Find Me: TumblrAo3Audiofic, Boston
Current Addiction(s): Podfic, Benedict’s nose crinkle, Sherlock curls, Cabin Pressure, consuming AU fic like my life depends on it, learning to write porn, loose leaf tea snobbery, priest kink fulfillment, cataloguing the colors in Martin Freeman’s hair, Jeremy Brett.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: “Hmm, that Cummerbund guy sure has a weird face… but I kind of like it.”
What My Therapist Says: Here, let me top off your glass of wine.

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The Sherlock feels are strong in this one.
Name: finnagain (a.k.a Finn, fffinnagain, the one with blue hair and a notebook.)
Where You Can Usually Find Me:  AO3tumblr, in Brooklyn, NY, missing Canada.
Current Addiction(s): Femslash, particularly Morkins (that’s Mary Morstan/Janine Hawkins, now Donlevy), editing audio,  vocalising sex scenes (*cough* podficcing), fandom stats. Beyond Sherlock: other detectives’ stories, data, data, data, data, the why of music, and trying to turn these fannish impulses into academic assets.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: I don’t have a problem. This is all for a case. (Seriously, I research emotional responses to media; fandom is a primary source.)
What My Therapist Says: Fandom, that’s amazing… Wait, aren’t you supposed to be writing a dissertation?

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Name: Chelsea, DJ Chezza, that girl with the Benedict pillow
Where You Can Usually Find Me: somewhere in NYC, Ao3, tumblr, twitter
Current Addiction(s): Benedict Cumberbatch, fluffy fic, Cadbury chocolate, Gingerbatch, Netflix, Glassesbatch, making playlists on Spotify/8tracks, did I mention Benedict in a leather jacket yet?, AU fic, and talking about stuff I’ll never write.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: When I printed out one of those tumblr slideshows explaining the phenomenon of BC to hand to visitors because I was tired of explaining who “the weird looking dude all over my walls” was.
What My Therapist Says:  “We should be meeting more often.”

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Name: Alexxphoenix42
Where You Can Usually Find Me: Maryland, Tumblr, AO3
Current Addiction(s): Sherlock, Discworld, Harry Potter, the glorious ocean that is fan fic, Benedict Cumberbatch’s cheekbones, the tilt of Martin Freeman’s nose, Halloween and anything with cheese.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: When that sheet slipped off Sherlock’s arse in ASIB and I stopped breathing for a moment.
What My Therapist Says: I’m wild about my acupuncturist and he tells me we must accept ourselves where we are right now. (Oops, I answered a silly question seriously. I think that says a lot about me. 😉

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Name: Smirk
Where You Can Usually Find Me: Tumblr (sweeter-than-cynicism), AO3 (smirkdoctor), begrudgingly stuck in the Midwestern US
Current Addiction(s): Sherlock, Check Please!, multi-shipping, John Finnemore, Martin Freeman’s sass, Kate McKinnon, crochet, and my glue gun
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: 1997, when I co-wrote an X-Files crossword puzzle and drew an alien head on my Five-Star notebook in Wite-Out pen
What My Therapist Says: “It’s important to live authentically.”

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Name: SundayDuck
Where You Can Usually Find Me: AO3, Tumblr, Twitter, or lying around reading fic when I *should* be doing [insert boring adult chore here]
Current Addiction(s): Sherlock (duh), Endeavour, Roger Allam, John Finnemore, watching all of the British costume dramas ever
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: When ‘John Harrison’ in Star Trek:ID said, “Shall we begin?”, and I answered, loudly, in a crowded theater, “YESSSSS.”
What My Therapist Says: 1. Be Kind. 2. Have Fun.

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Name: vex
Where You Can Usually Find Me: Twitter, or writing at Starbucks.
Current Addiction(s): Johnlock shipper. Rarepair junkie. Fanfic zealot. Podfic fiend. Victor Trevor apologist. Henley fetishist. High-functioning ex-smoker with a smoking kink.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: When I realized that it wasn’t Benedict I was into, it was Sherlock Holmes.
What My Therapist Says: F*cough!

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Name: Cookie
Where You can Usually Find Me: Tumblr, Ao3, Twitter
Current Addiction(s): AU fanfiction, Skyrim, trying to make sense of series 4, drinking way too much tea and coffee, writing and finding creative ways to avoid writing
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: What problem? It’s a completely problem-free zone over here.
What My Therapist Says: Ask for what you want.

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Retired Consulting Fans

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Name: Methleigh.
Where You Can Usually Find Me: Livejournal, Ao3, Canada, the aether.
Current Addiction(s): Doing Sherlock Holmes things. Writing Sherlock Holmes things (meta, I think one says.) Making Sherlock Holmes things. Looking like Sherlock Holmes. Convincing others to humour me in my pursuits. Violin. Parade’s End. Meaning. Solving the Final Problem. Consulting Philology. My Mind Palace. Lego Sherlock people. Dressing gowns.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: Problem?
What My Therapist Says: I don’t know. It’s all so boring it sounds like white noise. (This is why I don’t have a therapist.)

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Name: Geny
Where You Can Usually Find Me: where the wifi is, tumblr, twitter
Current Addiction(s): Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch’s hairline (blame tumblr … it is the first thing you see when you scroll down your dash), setlock – even when there is no setlock, reading every book that BC has read/ is connected to his work.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: Dec 18th 2011, 11.51pm – when I heard Benedict’s voice for the very first time.
What My Therapist Says: Carry on my wayward son.

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Name: Shannon
Where You Can Usually Find Me: Sweden, #Setlock, Tumblr, Twitter and LJ
Current Addiction(s): Documenting fandom’s many voices and perspectives, #setlock, the intersection of online fandom and language learning, spoilers, the relationship arc between John and Sherlock, sorting characters into Hogwarts Houses, writing meta, reading unlicensed fiction, drawing fanart, Martin Freeman’s socks. Also, Benedict Cumberbatch.
When I Discovered I Had A Problem: When I first got on Tumblr.
What My Therapist Says: Get off your blog and go outside.

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