Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
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Monday Update 7-6-15

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
See a Songbird Grow Up
Hey, Y'all, Watch This!
Make a Stuffed Platypus
Making Music Accessible
The Road Runner Rules
See My Relationship Bingo Banner
Native American Superheroes
Represent Yourself
What You Can Do About Attacks on Black Churches
Winter Fest in July Bingo Card 7-1-15
Pricing Your Crafts
Watch "Coda"
Molecule Quilts

The next Poetry Fishbowl will be on Tuesday, July 7 with a theme of "the end of the world as we know it." Please mark your calendars, and I hope to see you then!

Poetry in Microfunding:
"These Tiny Little Steps" belongs to Frankenstein's Family.  Victor contemplates the advantages of letting someone take care of him.  "Never Laid Open" belongs to Polychrome Heroics, in the Antimatter & Stalwart Stan thread.  Shiv encounters consequences for his behavior.  "The Injury That Provokes It" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Andy tries to apply his meagre coping skills to his unpleasant situation.

Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Unicorns on Parade" "Spruce Deer" "Wandering the Heights" (poetry).  Back to me for edits: "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" "Beach Pies" "Unsolid Ground" "Riding from the Rescue" (poetry).  Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).

Weather here is cooler and somewhat drier.  Sweet alyssum, torenia, blue lobelia, petunias, portulaca, ice flowers, clover, daylilies, golden raintree, shasta daisies, and echinacea are blooming.  Mulberries and black raspberries have ripe fruit, but they're winding down now.  Blackberries and apples have green fruit, and so does the plum tree for the first time.  We finished removing the old half-barrel, stacked the concrete blocks, and put the new half-barrel in place.  It still needs to be filled, though.
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