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Monday Update 10-6-14

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Poem: "The Consequences of Anger"
Steven Pinker on Grammar
Today's Yardening: Seeds
Worldbuilding Flaws
Read "Shifting Perspective" by Dialecticdreamer
Tonight at Fieldhaven
Walking the Talk
Today's Yardening: Flowerbeds
Flawed Science
Envisioning the Future
Read "A Rescue, of Sorts" by Aldersprig
Read "With a Bow" in Torn World
Today's Yardening: Daffodils
How to Let Go of Things
The New Thor
Today's Yardening: Seeds
Hard Things
Interview of me by Diane Severson Mori
"Necessary Conversations" is now complete

There will be a Poetry Fishbowl on Tuesday, October 7 with a theme of "mad science."  Please drop by and give me prompts, or watch for the poetry to start appearing.

Poetry in Microfunding:
"Pitfalls" belongs to the series P.I.E.  There are three new verses; see Brenda and Darrel try to navigate a wheelchair through the forest.

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" (fiction), "The Smallest Invaders"  (poetry).  Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).

Weather is turning cold, and we've had some rain.  We lit the woodstove for the first time this past week.  I've finished planting the wildflower seeds I was given, and the iris, although I still have some daffodils left.  Currently blooming: echinacea, marigolds, portulaca, zinnias, sweet alyssum, torenia, morning glories.  Green fruit: pears, apples. 
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