Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
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Monday Update 3-14-16

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Saturday Yardening
Read "Royal Navy Vessel Exeter" Part 2 by Siliconshaman
Poetry Fishbowl Report for March 1, 2016
Friday Yardening
Thursday's Yardening
Hard Things
Sleep Magic

This week there is a half-price sale in Schrodinger's Heroes. Come and shop for poetry, or watch for the sponsored ones to appear.

Winners have been announced for four categories in the 2016 Rose & Bay Awards. The other two have a runoff poll going, so please vote in that.

Poetry in Microfunding:
"Holding Hope and Love" belongs to Polychrome Heroics. Cheersquad helps a lot of people.  "Like a Shag on a Rock" is now complete.  Australia = 1, the Spectrum 0.  :D  Slots are now available if anyone wants to open a new epic for microfunding. 

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).

The weather is soggy.  It's been drizzling on and off for several days.  Seen at the bird feeders this week: large flock of sparrows, several mourning doves, a pair of cardinals, a squirrel, a downy woodpecker, and a red-bellied woodpecker. Currently blooming: snowdrops, crocus, daffodils, and Cornelian cherry dogwood.  Budding: forsythia.  Leafing out: honeysuckles, lilacs, columbine, naked ladies, daylilies, grape hyacinth, white starflower, violets, wild strawberries.
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