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Monday Update 9-21-15

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Icons for Beneath the Family Tree
Rape in Fiction
Cool Ideas in Fantasy
Batman and Police Brutality

The half-price sale in Frankenstein's Family has sold out.  Go to the sale page for links where you can read the newly sponsored poems.

This past weekend was the Crowdfunding Creative Jam.

Poetry in Microfunding:
"These Tiny Little Steps" belongs to Frankenstein's Family.  Victor is a determined father, a good doctor, and a terrible patient.  "Neither Automatic Nor Inevitable" is now complete.  Find out what happens in the clipper trial.  "Coming Back to Your Breath" is now complete.  Breathing exercises help Steel and Moderato recover from 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 it rained buckets one night.  Torenia, portulaca, ice flowers, clover, Queen Anne's lace, morning glories, thistles, and goldenrod are blooming.  And we had monarchs!  For the first time in many years, the butterflies have come in waves.  Several times over the last week they've been chaining up on the trees.  :D
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