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Monday Update 5-16-11

These are some posts from the later part of last week, in case you missed them:
Poem: "TiME to Go"
Poem: "A Knot of Thyme"
Feeding the Wildlife You See
New Icon: The Wordsmith at Work
Of Poetry, Gender, and Malleability

These posts all relate to Torn World:
Poem: "Seafoam Fashions"
News on "Without Fail" illustration
Crowdfunded Illustration: "Without Fail"
Torn World Muse Fusion This Weekend
Torn Tongue: Sea Monsters A-C
Torn World: "Giant Sea Turtle"
New Torn World Character: Dlujan
Torn World: "Ring Leech"
See also today's posts: the article "Sea Monsters of the Eastern Seas" and the story "Forbidden Love."


This weekend's Muse Fusion went well. I finished three stories ("Catch and Release," "Swept Away," and "When the Wind's Teeth Sing") and two poems ("Seafoam Fashions" and "The Shipwright's Song"). I also started another story, "Catch of the Day." "Swept Away" has already been sponsored, so that bumps it toward the top of my task list. Pending various revision and approval processes, that will become visible to the public.

Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Squiggles: Excerpts from Nleimen's Journal," "Lookbacks," "On the Rocks," "Without Fail," (fiction) "Steam Power" (poetry).  Back to me for edits: "Cutting Time," (fiction) Currently in front of the canon board: "Clouds in the Morning," "Scars of Stone" (fiction) and "Cage of Hope" (poetry).  Drafted: "Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands," "Like Ash Before the Wind," "The Green Speech," "Catch and Release," "Swept Away," "When the Wind's Teeth Sing," (fiction) and "The Hearsay Cafe," "The Colors of the Rainbow," "Seafoam Fashions," "The Shipwright's Song," (poetry).  In revision at home: "Water Dance."  Currently writing: "From Dark to Bright," "Raining Kittens," "Catch of the Day" (fiction).

The epic poem "Igor's Creature" is now in microfunding.  This is ... well, a mix of horror and science fiction with a large helping of sociology and a wry twist of humor.  The epic poem "A Periodic Table of Elementals" is ahead of production.  The "Serial Poetry" page on my website has been updated to include the new Fiorenza poem.

Several wet chilly days have given way to visible sunlight, so I'm hoping to get outside today and trim part of the south hedge and shear the grass around the wellcap.  Yesterday the net connection went down for half the day, though, so I'm backlogged on my basic computer stuff.
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