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Monday Update 12-5-11

These are some posts from the later part of last week, in case you missed them:
Story: "What Fireworks Are Like"
Schrodinger's Heroes: Holidays
Asexual Memoirs
The Women of Star Trek
Schrodinger's Heroes: More Evil!Schrodinger
Torn Tongue: Nouns Beginning with "O"
The Desire for Justice
In the Coach
Schrodinger's Heroes: Catnip
See the Paladins!

I also launched the 2011 Winterfaire, where you can promote your goods/services that would make suitable holiday gifts or shop for gifts from independent creators. So far, three perk poems have been completed and a fourth is in progress:
Poem: "With Mortal Flesh and Iron Will"
Poem: "Wipeout"
Poem: "Gallery of Souls"
Poem: "All in the Family"


The next Poetry Fishbowl is tomorrow, with a theme of "Chocolate and Other Foods."  Please drop by and leave me some prompts!

Poetry in Microfunding:
"The Inescapable Agony of Being" is a $20 poem about aliens masquerading as human.

Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Squiggles: Excerpts from Nleimen's Journal," "On the Rocks," (fiction).  Back to me for edits: "Catch and Release," (fiction), "Seafoam Fashions," "Hide Away," "Red Glass, Green Glass," "Bitter Herbs" (poetry), "Dairy Sow" (nonfiction). Currently in front of the canon board: nothing.  Drafted: "Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands," "Like Ash Before the Wind," "Breaking the Ice," "From Dark to Bright," "Beached Fish," (fiction) and "The Hearsay Cafe," "The Colors of the Rainbow," "How Skycat Got Her Name" (poetry).  In revision at home: "Water Dance," "The Green Speech," "When the Wind's Teeth Sing," "The Bones of Need" (fiction).  Currently writing: "Raining Kittens," "Catch of the Day," "Reaching for the Moons" (fiction).

Weather here is still chilly and intermittently damp.  The cardinals and mourning doves are more enthusiastic about the birdfeeders now.  One day I saw a flock of two dozen doves around the fly-through feeder.  They are easier to count because sometimes they sit still.
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