Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
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Monday Update 2-3-20

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Story: "Coming in from the Cold: Saturday: Revisiting the Past" Part 9
Community Building Tip: Art
Story: "Coming in from the Cold: Saturday: Revisiting the Past" Part 8
Valentines Bingo Card 2-1-20
Poem: "Because We Are All Unique"
The Tyranny of Algorithms
Choose Not To Warn
Story: "Coming in from the Cold: Saturday: Revisiting the Past" Part 7
Poem: "All the Beautiful Lights"
Story: "Coming in from the Cold: Saturday: Revisiting the Past" Part 6
Self-Awareness Question: Childhood
Poem: "A Fine Sweater"
Poem: "Work Worth Doing"
Story: "Coming in from the Cold: Saturday: Revisiting the Past" Part 5
Good News

There will be a Poetry Fishbowl on Tuesday, February 4 with a theme of "If the devil is nicer than the church folks, then we've got a problem."

Voting is now open for the Rose and Bay Award in [community profile] crowdfunding. You have until the end of February 29. This award recognizes exemplary projects and enthusiastic patrons. It currently features six categories: Art, Fiction, Poetry, Webcomic, Other Project, and Patron.

These are the handlers for the 2020 award season:
Art: [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith Nominate art! Vote for art! (2 votes)
Fiction: [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith Nominate fiction! Vote for fiction! (6 votes)
Poetry: [personal profile] readera Nominate poetry! Vote for poetry! (0 votes)
Webcomic: [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith Nominate webcomics! Vote for webcomics! (3 votes)
Other Project: [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith Nominate other projects! Vote for other projects! (1 vote)
Patron: [personal profile] ng_moonmoth Nominate patrons! Vote for patrons!
Please vote for your favorite crowdfunded projects and patrons from 2019.

[community profile] snowflake_challenge has concluded. This year the challenges appeared every other day, so it spannedthe whole month of January. This has brought lots of new people to my blog. :D Welcome, friends! Feel free to ask me if you have questions.
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 1 Introduce Yourself
Fandom Snowflake Challenge 2: Fannish History
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 3 Communities
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 4 Goals
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 5 Friends
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 6 Wishlist
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 7 Promote Yourself
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 8 Rec Fanworks
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 9 Canons
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 10 Creator
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 11 Resources
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 12 Random Acts of Kindness
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 13 Create a Fanwork
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 14 Tropes
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 15 Make Your Own Challenge
Fandom Snowflake: Challenge 16 Friending Meme

I am working on the year-end perks for my K-fans. Here are the poetry series currently available as collections. Arts and Crafts America, The Moon Door, Clay of Life, A Conflagration of Dragons, Hart's Farm, One God's Story of Mid-Life Crisis and P.I.E. are new this year! I have finished collating the first half of the 2019 collection of fishbowl poems, and the second half is being compiled.

Poetry in Microfunding:

There are two open epics at present.  

"Celebrate and Cherish" belongs to Polychrome Heroics: Mallory. Mallory and family begin exploring the Circle School with a teacher.

"Into the Thousand-Eyed Present" belongs to Polychrome Heroics: Aquariana and Gentle Soul.  Aidan, Saraphina, Drew, and Zipper apply for Maldivian citizenship.

The weather has been mild here. There are still a few puddles and ice patches around. Seen at the birdfeeders this week: a large flock of sparrows, a flock of mourning doves, several cardinals, several dark-eyed juncos, a downy woodpecker, and a squirrel. I saw the great horned owl this week too.
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