Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
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Monday Update 11-28-16

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Sunday Yardening
Poetry Update
The Changing North
Thanksgiving Post
Crafts


Winterfaire 2016 is now open! Do you have goods or services that would make a good holiday gift? Come post a booth! Are you shopping for hard-to-find items? Come look at the offerings, or post what you're hunting. Do you have a holiday shopping post, or know of one? Give me links and I'll cross-list them.

The half-price sale in Shiv has SOLD OUT! *fanfare* *confetti* You are all awesome and I squish you so much. <3  So now I have a HUGE backlog of poetry to post that I will get to when I can. To see recently posted poems, visit the sale page, as they're all linked from the titles.

As a result of selling out, you get a free mega epic. Here is the poll, for those of you who donated or linked to the sale.


Poetry in Microfunding:
"Holding Hope and Love" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Sunny tries to talk Cheersquad into taking a break.  "A Hope and a Promise" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Aidan explores the Rainbow Room.

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 has been variable.  Currently it's raining, but warmer than previous days.  This is good because we still have no heat other than the woodstove and kerosene heater, and also can't get more firewood until Friday.  I remain disgusted by America's inability to ensure even the most basic survival needs.  Birdfeeder traffic is increasing, mostly medium-sized flocks of sparrows, although I've also seen more mourning doves. 
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