January 31st, 2019


Emotional Intimacy Question: Sabbatical

Folks have mentioned an interest in questions and conversations that make them think. So I've decided to offer more of those. This is the current list.

16. If you could take a year-long paid sabbatical, what would you do?

I can't actually stop writing for more than a few days.  But if I didn't have to worry about money, I think I would go traveling.

Final Nominations for the Rose & Bay Awards

Today is the last day to nominate projects and patrons for the Rose & Bay Awards.  If you have not yet done so, please do it now.

The Rose and Bay Award was launched by [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith (Elizabeth Barrette) in January 2009, and quickly gained additional volunteers. This award focuses on a growing business model known as "crowdfunding" or "cyberfunded creativity," which directly connects creative people and patrons of the arts online. This award recognizes exemplary projects and enthusiastic patrons. It currently features six categories: Art, Fiction, Poetry, Webcomic, Other Project, and Patron.

The award period for eligible activities spans January 1-December 31, 2018.
The nomination period spans January 1-January 31, 2019.
The voting period spans February 1-February 28, 2019.

These are the handlers for the 2019 award season:

Art: [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith Nominate art! Vote for art!
Fiction: [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith Nominate fiction! Vote for fiction!
Poetry: [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith Nominate poetry! Vote for poetry!
Webcomic: [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith Nominate webcomics! Vote for webcomics!
Other Project: [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith Nominate other projects! Vote for other projects!
Patron: [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith Nominate patrons! Vote for patrons!