Give the Refugees an Island
Ursula K. LeGuin on Writing
Making a Difference in Domestic Violence
Genprompt Bingo Card 9-4-15
Virtual Paper Snowflakes
Blue Whale Live
The September Poetry Fishbowl went pretty well. Donation tally is now closed but I still have several poems left to post.
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" is now complete; find out what happens to Lawrence and Stan in the garage. "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. People worry about Steel and Moderato after the whaling incident.
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 mild, and we had some rain. Sweet alyssum, torenia, blue lobelia, portulaca, ice flowers, clover, shasta daisies, echinacea, yellow coneflower, Queen Anne's lace, compass plants, and morning glories are blooming.