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Monday Update 4-11-11

These are some posts from the later part of last week, in case you missed them:

Torn Tongue: Nouns Beginning with "I"
Poetry Fishbowl Report for Tuesday, April 5
Kissing Cardinals
Ebony Tresses
Where Ideas Come From

The next Poetry Fishbowl will be Tuesday, May 3 with a theme of "folk tales."  I'm asking for new theme ideas for this project. Please leave yours in a comment to that post. There will be a poll later to choose the most popular ones for scheduling into the fishbowl lineup.

The poll about line numbers shows that most people prefer to have the line numbers removed. There were also several thoughtful suggestions about modifying the numbers to be less obtrusive, but I don't think any of those would be both effective and achievable with my level of computer skills, alas. It's simpler just to leave out the line numbers when I post epic poems.

The epic poems "The Truth in the Tower" (a Fiorenza poem) and " Paper, Scissors, Stone" (a Monster House poem) have completed microfunding and are fully visible online.  "A Periodic Table of Elementals" is ahead of production.

Torn World writing update: 
Approved as canon: "One-Tick Literature."  Back to me for edits: "One Toy for Three," "Lookbacks," "Cutting Time," "The Ties We Twine," and "Clouds in the Morning."  Currently in front of the canon board at Torn World: "Squiggles: Excerpts from Nleimen's Journal," "On the Rocks," "Forbidden Love," "Scars of Stone" (fiction) and "The Sugar Mouse," "Steam Power," and "Cage of Hope" (poetry).  Drafted: "Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands" and "Like Ash Before the Wind" (fiction).  In revision at home: "Water Dance."  Currently writing: "From Dark to Bright" and "Raining Kittens" (fiction).
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