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Monday Update 5-21-12

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
More Thoughts on Books
Writing Across Cultures
Addiction in Science Fiction
Reddish Green and Bluish Yellow
Queer Superheroes (44 comments)


The half-price poetry sale for Path of the Paladins has concluded.  "Star of Gailah" and "Loaf Mass" are complete.

Poetry in Microfunding:
"Uneasy Things" belongs to the series Path of the Paladins.  There are new verses from this week if you haven't read them yet.  See what Johan finds at Einar's booth.  "This Beaten Drum" is another Paladins poem.  Shahana and Ari discover a battlefield where they must lay the ghosts to rest.

Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Squiggles: Excerpts from Nleimen's Journal," (fiction).  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: "Dusting Off the Green Speech," "Doing the Work," "Breaking the Ice," (fiction), "The Colors of the Rainbow," "Something Big Is Coming" "How Skycat Got Her Name" "Nutterjell," "Imalye Fotolyi" "Patterns in the Grass" "Now That They Have Come To This," "A Purple Monster," "A Whole New Kind of Beauty" (poetry), "Ghost Bat" "A Dryland Ecosystem" "An Avian Ecosystem" (nonfiction).  Drafted: "Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands," "Like Ash Before the Wind," "From Dark to Bright," "Beached Fish," "The Inappropriate But Useful Disposal of Lettuce" "A Thin Red Trail" (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), "Breeding the Perfect Fighter," "The Smallest Invaders" (poetry).  Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "Reaching for the Moons" "Winterheart" "The Museum of Mortality" (fiction).

The weather has been dry and warm here.  I'm pretty much done with spring planting.  The prairie garden is growing tall with grass already.
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