July 17th, 2011

Crowdfunding butterfly ship

Crowdfunding in the Spotlight: Update 7-17-11

Tomorrow begins the LiveJournal Spotlight for crowdfunding.  So far we've done a pretty good job of preparing for this event, which is expected to bring a flood of new visitors (and hopefully members) to our community.  You may want to backtrack to the announcement post, schedule post, and first update.  Here's our progress report as of Sunday afternoon ...

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Sunday Fic Meme: "Beached Fish"

Each Sunday, post six sentences from a writing project -- published, submitted, in progress, for your cat -- whatever. (Ganked from DW.)

Below is an excerpt from "Beached Fish," a Torn World story about Vlaran that I just wrote this weekend. It will eventually be submitted for canon board approval.


Just then, a shout went up from the rangers standing guard.  Vlaran wheeled to see two huge boars fighting over a prime position. They wrestled each other off the contested rock and into the river. The sow roared at them as they came too close to her cubs.

"Tuleri, turn back!" shouted Vlaran as she leaped from her rock to one nearer the shore. "Get away from the fight."