Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette

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Monday Update 8-24-15

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Hugo Results
On the Darkness of Art
Companion Safety App
Writing About Skin Colors
Huckleberry Soda

Last week's half-price sale in Polychrome Heroics had a moderate turnout.  I have a couple things left to post, one whole epic and one for microfunding.  So if you missed the sale but still want to participate, there are actually three  epics to be open in Polychrome Heroics now, all locked at the sale price of $.25/line.  Even $5 will unlock 20 lines.

Poetry in Microfunding:
"These Tiny Little Steps" belongs to Frankenstein's Family.  Victor is a determined father, a good doctor, and a terrible patient.  "With Your Brain and Your Resourcefulness" belongs to Polychrome Heroics: Antimatter and Stalwart Stan.  Captured by the supervillain Velvet, Lawrence and Stan struggle to find some means of escape.  "Neither Automatic Nor Inevitable" belongs to Polychrome Heroics: Danso and Family.  When SPOON captures the clipper who injured Cassandra, she confronts him in hope of obtaining justice.  "Coming Back to Your Breath" belongs to Polychrome Heroics: Aquariana.  (To be posted.)  We're closed for further microfunding until some of these finish.

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 is starting to cool a little.  Sweet alyssum, torenia, blue lobelia, portulaca, ice flowers, clover, shasta daisies, echinacea, yellow coneflower, Queen Anne's lace, and compass plants are blooming. 
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