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October 10th, 2016

09:36 pm - Canon Addicts collection September 2016 update
Here are our new additions in September 2016:

“Four small things”
by spycandy
Character study (Sherlock); pre-series backstory (Sherlock and the Homeless Network)

“That’s a crack shot you’re looking for”
by TheWhiteLily
Sherlock & John friendship; missing moments for ASIP
(Please note that the Johnlock perspective is optional.)

by spycandy
Sherlock & John friendship, pre-Reichenbach

“The Great Detective”
by flawedamythyst
Sherlock & John friendship, Reichenbach aftermath

by spycandy
Holmes Brothers character study

by Tammany
Sherlock & Greg friendship

“Too much”
by second_skin
John & Greg friendship; character study (Greg)

“Sally Donovan Investigates”
by spycandy
Future fic; character study (Sally)

by dioscureantwins

“Playing at Detection”
by TheWhiteLily
Humour / Casefic / Classical music

“Dupin the Parrot”
by PrettyArbitrary

“A Curious Incident”
by songlin

Enjoy, and as always, leave some feedback for the authors! They thrive on it. :)

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September 2nd, 2016

03:41 pm - Canon Addicts collection August 2016 update
Here are our newest additions from August 2016. Enjoy!

How We Rescued My Daddy From His Bad Friends
by CaffieneKitty
(Humour, illustrated - outsider POV)

When Timbers are Shivered and Lillies are Livered
by CaffieneKitty
(Humour/crack - pirate Sherlock)

The Boxing Builder from Islington
by TheWhiteLady

A brief history of Johns
by lavvyan
(Sherlock backstory, character study, angst)

Everything was beatiful and nothing hurt
by savithny
(John backstory - Afghanistan, angst, Reichenbach aftermath)

Sometimes you hear the bullets
by savithny
(John backstory - Afghanistan; missing moment for ASIB, angst)

Ripeness is all
by savithny
(John backstory - Afghanistan; missing moment for THOB; character study; angst)

The Shallow End
by hollyesque
(H/C; bromance; Reichenbach fix-it)

Just Around the Corner
by CaffieneKitty
(Character study; Sherlock and food)

Caught in the Undertow
by CaffieneKitty
(Sherlock & John friendship; H/C)

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August 3rd, 2016

12:47 pm - Canon Addicts Collection Index, Humour/Crackfic/Parodies Section

Having our complete Canon Addicts Collection Index all in one post has proved too much for LJ to handle.

So here's our


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August 1st, 2016

09:54 am - Canon Addicts collection July 2016 update
July 2016 has brought us up to 221 works and more! Your mods would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of you - writers, reccers and readers alike - for making this collection a very special little corner of the "Sherlock" fandom. :-)

The story that made us hit the magic number was an excellent example of what we collect, and why we collect it - a rock solid casefic, based on an ACD story, but with all the particular warmth and depth and special-ness that is Sherlock and John's friendship in the BBC series:

The Cuttleknowle Curse
by dioscureantwins
Casefic (ACD rewrite)

Another excellent exploration of that friendship can be found in

Beautiful Ideas
by metisket
Character study - Mike Stamford, ASIP

Apart from these - as if to fit the mood of the new season 4 trailer - we've been spe-cialising in angst this month, in any shape or form: Reichenbach related, drugs related, family related, romance related, bromance related, or combinations thereof.

So, learn some amazing items of backstory for the Holmes Brothers, in

Official Records Deny It
by Elster
Holmes Brothers - character study / H&C
(Please note: Don't be put off by the relationship tag and the author's note in the header - the story is NOT Holmescest, but gen.)

Share season 1 Molly's feelings for Sherlock, in

Putting a face on
by Garmonbozia
Character study - Molly Hooper (season 1)

Enjoy another excellent ACD-based casefic-cum-junkie-Sherlock- backstory, with

The Copper's Beeches
by Garmonbozia
Pre-Reichenbach casefic (ACD rewrite) / Angst
(Please note: The story is complete, not a WIP. The author simply forgot to mark it as such.)

Witness Sherlock and Mycroft's Reichenbach farewell, in

The Parting of Ways
by awanderingbard
Holmes Brothers, Reichenbach angst

Follow Sherlock into his self-appointed exile, with

Four Words
by tiltedsyllogism
Sherlock, Reichenbach hiatus, angst

Grieve with John after Reichenbach, in

Saying the Words
By Ghyllwyne
John, post-Reichenbach angst

Watch Sherlock and John trying to rebuild their friendship post-Reichenbach, in

Though the Heavens Fall
By Ghyllwyne
post-TEH - Casefic, H/C, angst

Explore Sherlock's feelings about John getting married in the famous dancing lesson at 221B, with

by tiltedsyllogism
Missing scene (TSOT, dancing lesson) / Angst

Or disappear with Sherlock into the dark night after the wedding, in

What a Night
by FullcircleFan
Missing scene (TSOT, post-wedding Sherlock) / Angst

Enjoy! And as always, don't forget to leave feedback for the authors!

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July 1st, 2016

03:10 pm - Canon Addicts collection June 2016 update
Our new stories from June will take you through every aspect and every facet of the most beautiful friendship in the history of television - whether it's casefic, H/C, humour, pre-Reichenbach domestic bliss or parentlock, this months' submissions almost all revolve around Sherlock and John, with just a little Holmes Brothers on the side.

London Calling
by chaletian
Season 1 - Sherlock & John friendship

3 Times Sherlock Calls Mrs. Hudson His Mother, and 1 Time John Does
by bbcatemysoul
Sherlock, John & Mrs Hudson friendship / Humour

The Case of the Disappearing Dancer
by burntcopper
Pre-Reichenbach - Casefic

by scrub456
Pre-Reichenbach - Friendship / Hurt&Comfort

The Absent Glasses
by JenTheSweetie
Pre-Reichenbach - Casefic
NOTE: Please don't be put off by the Johnlock tag if you don't ship the pairing. The pre-slash perspective is optional.

As Others See Us
by esterbrook
post-Season 3 - Casefic / Bromance
NOTE: Please don't be put off by the Johnlock tag if you don't ship the pairing. The pre-slash perspective is optional.

Part of the Family
by flawedamythyst
Friendship, Fluff and Parentlock

by kangeiko
Holmes Brothers - Angst

219 works as of today... we'll hit that magic number some time soon!!!

For the complete index of all works and bookmarks in the collection to date, listed by genre, era and characters, go here. We hope it's a helpful starting point for finding your favourite kinds of stories!

Feel free to friend this journal for monthly updates of what's new!

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June 30th, 2016

09:12 am - The Canon Addicts Collection Index

The collection mods proudly present



listed by genre, era and characters.

This index was not made by us mods, but by a friend of the BBC Sherlock for Canon Addicts Collection who doesn't even want to be named. A million thanks to you for the painstaking work, dear!!!

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Readers - feel free to browse! And don't forget to leave feedback for the authors. If you find a broken link or any other mistakes, let us know in a comment.

Authors - should we have ommitted or mis-categorised a story of yours, please let us know so we can fix it.

To receive a monthly update of what's new in the collection, either

- friend this journal
- subscribe to our mailing list (address is on the collection profile page on AO3)
- bookmark and check the collection FAQ page on AO3 in the first days of each month.

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June 13th, 2016

09:15 am - 18 months and 200,000 words later...
I don't know where I found the time to write all these, but they clearly left no time to update this place.

But since I've just been spring-cleaning my author profiles on ff.net and AO3, I might as well put

The Full List of my "Sherlock" Fanfics

in here, too.

In the order in which the stories fit into the timeline of the show, they are:


  • "The Three Students" (Unilock - Casefic & Friendship) --- on AO3 / on ff.net

  • "Aiding and Abetting" (Sherlock and Greg backstory - H/C & Friendship) --- on AO3 / on ff.net

  • "Dust is Eloquent" (Sherlock and Molly backstory) --- on AO3 / on ff.net


  • "The Adventure of the Left Shoe" (tentative Sherlolly) --- on AO3 / on ff.net


  • "Heading for a Fall" (Sherlock and Sally missing moment) --- on AO3 / on ff.net

  • "The Adventure of the Grey Messenger" (interactive casefic) --- on AO3


  • "The Adventure of the Plush Shark" (Sherlock and Archie - Friendship) --- on AO3 / on ff.net


  • "Two left, one right" (H/C & tentative Sherlolly) --- on AO3 / on ff.net

  • "And yet, here I am" (Holmes Brothers - post-Appledore angst) --- on AO3 / on ff.net

  • "Teatime (Picking up the Pieces)" (Holmes Brothers - post-Appledore angst) --- on AO3 / on ff.net

post HLV:

  • "Sparklers on the Roof" (Sherlock and Archie - Fluff & Angst) --- on AO3


  • "The Trapping of Birdy Edwards" (Casefic & tentative Sherlolly) --- on AO3 / on ff.net

  • "Under the Radar" (Casefic & Friendship - sequel to "Three Students") --- on AO3 / on ff.net

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September 24th, 2014

10:16 pm - FIC: Two left, one right (BBC Sherlock)

This one was written for therapeutic reasons after the blood, sweat and tears of "And yet, here I am". Throughout "His Last Vow", Sherlock gets trampled on by so many people in so many ways that I felt he deserved at least some twenty minutes of relative peace and happiness between disasters.

And while I did definitely not mind the scene in which Molly slaps Sherlock for not letting his friends help him deal with his supposed drug problem, I did mind that there was never a resolution to it. Molly matters to Sherlock, she's part of his family, a rock of reliability and loyalty. She deserved to make up with him properly.

Title: Two left, one right


Sherlock is back in hospital after absconding from it for John's sake. Molly Hooper, too, has something that needs to be put right. A bedside visit. - A missing moment from "His Last Vow", not in the sense that it must have happened; more a fix-it that I wish would have happened, and there's nothing in canon to say that it can't have, so there.

Pairings: Very tentative Sherlock/Molly
Categories: Friendship, Hurt/Comfort, and shameless Fluff.

Characters: Sherlock Holmes, Molly Hooper, Greg Lestrade
Rating: Harmless
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/2352794


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September 20th, 2014

09:56 pm - FIC: And yet, here I am
OK, this is the one scene I’ve always wanted to write. It began to take on a life of its own in my head the moment the end credits of “His Last Vow” started rolling, and it has been with me ever since.

It has been described by a reviewer on AO3 as "kind of brutal and yet beautiful", which is exactly what I was aiming at.

Title: And yet, here I am

I once heard a wise man say that sentiment is a chemical defect found in the losing side, and that you should never let your heart rule your head. It is perhaps a strange whim of nature that the wisest men are always the last to follow their own advice. And that includes myself, I’m afraid. I once told that very same man that caring is not an advantage. And yet, here I am.”

After the disaster at Appledore, Mycroft Holmes contemplates Sherlock’s future (or lack thereof). Sherlock himself has very little to say on the matter. A missing moment from “His Last Vow”. Drama, Angst, a lot of Hurt and very little Comfort. Rated PG-13 (or T) for references to suicide.
100% canon compatible.

Rating: Heartless
Feedback is much appreciated!
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/2325254

I started with the idea that Mycroft and Sherlock should sort this out without ever looking each other in the eye, and I was curious to see for how long Sherlock would actually keep his mouth shut as well. And of course, I wanted to see whether I could make them both cry. I must say I’m rather pleased with the result. Sherlock says all of two words, and that very late in the day, and I was certainly crying by the time I typed them.

Enjoy it, if you can!

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September 15th, 2014

11:50 am - FIC: The Adventure of the Left Shoe (BBC Sherlock)
How is it that there is SO much Hurt/Comfort being written in the Sherlock fandom?

Of course, Sherlock suffers beautifully, but canonically, you will need to bodily knock him out cold or shoot him in the chest for anyone to be allowed to take care of him at all, and you can't do that all the time in fanfic. So for the longest time, I never looked at any of it.

Until I realised that Sherlock lends himself perfectly to Hurt/Comfort precisely because he'd resent it so much.

So here it is, Jolie's first ever Hurt/Comfort fic, featuring

  • my favourite non-pairing (unrequited Sherlock/Molly)

  • Sherlock doing Parkour in his full coated and scarfed glory

  • Molly Hooper comparing the love of her life first to a cat and then to a waterfall

  • John commenting on the state of Sherlock's knees and refusing to give the dating advice that Sherlock never asked for anyway

  • and a left shoe.

Summary: One of Sherlock’s secret bolt-holes in London is Molly Hooper’s bedroom, and that’s CANON. But how the hell did that happen? - A missing moment from just before “The Reichenbach Fall”. Action, Friendship, and a goodly dose of Hurt/Comfort - or it would be, if Sherlock would ever allow that sort of thing. Unrequited Sherlock/Molly, 100 % canon compatible.
Category: Hurt/Comfort, Friendship, Humour, and don't Molly wish it were Romance, too.
Rating: PG
Feedback is much appreciated!
Link: The Adventure of the Left Shoe


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