Min (elyvern)

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Fan
Name: Min
Alias(es): Min Heng,[1] elyvern[2]
Type: fan writer, fan artist, reccer
Fandoms: X-Men/Marvel Comics, Babylon 5, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, others
Communities:
Other:
URL: elyvern at LiveJournal
Stories by Min Heng at Shifting Sands (archived link)
Min's Emma Stories at Fonts of Wisdom (archived link)
The White Arc at (un)frozen (archived link)
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Min, also known as Min Heng and elyvern, is a fanfiction writer, fan artist, and reccer. They first got into fandom in the mid-1990s.[3]

Dex Farkin writes in a review of Min's X-Men fanfiction: "Min has a lyric style of writing, a sense of Dickens meshed with Shelley. Her charming emotional descriptions are the true strength of the work and, unlike most young writers, she has a definite and controlled handle on emotions."[4]

Fanfiction

Min's fanfiction includes:

Marvel

  • The White Arc series (Emma/Bobby):
    • WhiteA relationship piece on Iceman & the White Queen. Can be read as a prelude to Vicky's Diary.
    • A New HopeA brief exploration into Emma's and Bobby's relationship and their marriage breakup.
    • Vicki's DiaryIn an alternative world, Bobby's daughter keeps a diary, and this is what she has to say about growing up, being the daugher of an X-Man, and being part of Gen-X.
    • And the Cow Jumps over the MoonWhen Vicky is unable to sleep, Emma tells her a story.
  • The Snow HareA mythical parable on Gen-X.
  • A Life of Coffee SpoonsIn a world where Bobby's powers developed late, he tries to deal with their manifestation by not dealing with them at all.

Buffyverse

Fanart

Min uploaded some of their "old" artwork (as of 2006)[5] to LiveJournal, including:

Recs

References

  1. Listed as "Min Heng" at the Shifting Sands archive; elsewhere listed as just "Min".
  2. elyvern at seasonal_spuffy on LiveJournal. Comment on "Accessories Included, Chapter 1", 14 December 2005: "I'm a new writer in this fandom [Buffyverse]. Previously, I wrote for the x-men and babylon5 fandoms. If you're curious, you can find my fossilised x-men fics at Luba Kmetyk's archive http://whatsnew.the-crypt.net/ under Diamond: Emma Frost and pen-name Min. "
  3. elyvern on LiveJournal, Untitled post, 24 September 2005: "It's been a while since I have jumped heart and soul into a fandom. Back when I first started, (mid 90s) a webpage was the pinnacle of fanfic experience. Times change and LJ is the hot scene now."
  4. Dex Farkin, IMHO, Reader's Rave #1.
  5. elyvern on LiveJournal, Zzzz..., 20 January 2006: "Also, I did some harddisk cleaning and found pieces of my old artwork. Here are some of them if you're interested. They're mostly comic and anime pieces."