Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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Monday Update 11-30-15

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Foam Blocks for Babies
Queer Sci Fi Holiday Blog Hop
Holiday Cookie Recipes
Unsold Poems from the October 6, 2015 Poetry Fishbowl
Unsold Poetry from the October 20, 2015 Poetry Fishbowl
Stone Age Chimps
Charging for Emotional Labor
Good News
Unsold Poetry from the November 3, 2015 Poetry Fishbowl
On the Matter of Gifts
Of Physics and Funerals
Stacking Blocks


The Pay It Forward project is going well.  Many thanks to all the folks who have donated toward the car fund.

The next Poetry Fishbowl will be on Tuesday, December 1 with a theme of "weather." Please drop by then to leave prompts and enjoy the poetry!


Poetry in Microfunding:
"Holding Hope and Love" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Cheersquad helps Fireheart struggling to cope with parenthood.  "A Few Steps Down the Road" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Saul Omar thinks about his meeting with Danso's family, and later approaches another teen.

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 is cloudy today.  We've had some rain.  The firewood is all indoors!  Seen at the bird feeders this week: sparrows and dark-eyed juncoes. We also saw a hawk in the yard!  First it was on the ground near the barrel garden, then in a tree.
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