Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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Monday Update 8-10-15

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Stealing from the Commons
Visual Evolution
Three Reasons Employers Are Stupid
Hunt-activated Cat Feeder
Breaking Gender Stereotypes
Carrot History
Racism in Action
Watermelon History
Nonbinary Characters
Funny Indian Names
Lakota Greetings
Male Pen Names


The August 4, 2015 Poetry Fishbowl went pretty well. The free epic poll is open now.


Poetry in Microfunding:
"These Tiny Little Steps" belongs to Frankenstein's Family.  Victor struggles with surrender.  "That Basic, Wrenching Emotion" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Amada shows up at Hannah's house, crying over family problems.

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" "To Ride Death" (poetry), "Rammer" (nonfiction).  Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).


Weather here has been warm and moist.  Sweet alyssum, torenia, blue lobelia, petunias, million bells, portulaca, ice flowers, clover, shasta daisies, echinacea, yellow coneflower, Queen Anne's lace, and naked ladies are blooming. 
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