February 16th, 2015


Monday Update Post 2-16-15

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Coping with Catcallers
Read "Round Dance - 2138" by Mdlbear
Read "In the Land of the Lost"
Moment of Silence: Actor Gary Owens
Watch "Oya: Rise of the Guardians"
Crowdfunding Creative Jam
Toroidal Bubbles and Sapience
Meet the Floppits
Hard Things
Earthlike Planets Are Plentiful

There will be a bonus fishbowl on Tuesday, February 17 featuring "Fiorenza the Wisewoman."

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Poetry in Microfunding:
"The Gravity of Loss" belongs to the Polychrome Heroics series.  Cold Cash deals with the aftermath of an attack that has left him with new disabilities.

Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Unicorns on Parade" "Spruce Deer" "Wandering the Heights" (poetry).  Back to me for edits: "Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands (Parts 1-4)," "Winterheart" (parts 2-3), "Stinging Like Nettles"  "Off the Clock" (poetry).  Currently in front of the canon board: "Ghost Bat" (nonfiction). Drafted: "Like Ash Before the Wind," "From Dark to Bright," "The Inappropriate But Useful Disposal of Lettuce" "A Thin Red Trail" (fiction), "Changes in the Wind" (poetry), "Southern Breads" "Tangleweed Article" (articles), Jularei (character sheet).  In revision at home: "Water Dance," "When the Wind's Teeth Sing," "Raining Kittens," "Finding the Holes," "Broken Hopes," "Brewing Beauty," "Little Paws in the Licenses" (fiction), "The Smallest Invaders," "Raising the Future"  (poetry).  Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).

The weather has been colder here.  Over the weekend the wind was like a knife.  Last night it snowed a bit.  Seen at the birdfeeders this week: sparrows, male and female cardinals, mourning doves.  They're mobbing the feeder because it's frigid outside.