These are some posts from the later part of last week, in case you missed them:Read "New World Order" by AriestessThe Responsibility of the Penis
Being Sex-Positive and Asexual
More About the Tea Shop
Read "Red Glass, Green Glass"Read "Voices: A Story of Bug Invasion" by AldersprigComing Soon in Star*LineTorn Tongue: Verbs Beginning with "T"Another Rape LawThe Business Rusch: Scarcity and AbundanceRecipe: "Sweet Greek Lamb Chops"In Which Texas Abuses WomenFragmenting FamiliesHard ThingsSilenced SongsPoem: "Nitwits"
The Crowdfunding Creative Jam about "respect" is still open on Dreamwidth
and on LiveJournal
. Leave prompts, claim prompts, or just enjoy the cool stuff already being posted. See my Crowdfunding Creative Jam tally post
for a list of things I've written and things written from my prompts. So far I've done two poems of my own, and catsittingstill
has done two poems that could be turned into songs.
There will be a bonus fishbowl on Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Based on an audience poll
, the theme will be Path of the Paladins.Poetry in Microfunding:
" (The Steamsmith) features an argument about civil engineering with Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Arthur Wellesley, a couple of pesky young noblemen, and of course Maryam. New epics may be opened in any series other than The Steamsmith.Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Squiggles: Excerpts from Nleimen's Journal," (fiction), "Hide Away," "Bitter Herbs" (poetry). Back to me for edits: "Seafoam Fashions," (poetry), "Half-Leg," "Northern Game: Bola-Ball," "Dolls in the Empire" (nonfiction). Currently in front of the canon board: "Catch and Release," "Dusting Off the Green Speech," "Doing the Work," "Breaking the Ice," (fiction), "Unlicensed Dreams" "The Hearsay Cafe," "The Colors of the Rainbow," "Something Big Is Coming" "How Skycat Got Her Name" "The Unicorn Surprise" "Nutterjell," (poetry), "Wild Herbivores of the North" "Ghost Bat" (nonfiction). Drafted: "Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands," "Like Ash Before the Wind," "From Dark to Bright," "Beached Fish," (fiction). In revision at home: "Water Dance," "When the Wind's Teeth Sing," "The Bones of Need" "Raining Kittens," (fiction), "Fish of the North" (nonfiction). Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "Reaching for the Moons" "Winterheart" (fiction).
Today is sunny and breezy. Crocus are almost done blooming. Daffodils, hyacinth, and forsythia are in full bloom. Wild violets are just starting to bloom. We've been doing lots of yardwork: picking up sticks in areas to be mowed, pulling fieldweed stems, mowed a section of the prairie garden, etc. Progress.