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  1. 9 points
    It’s a good day when you get a first look at the cover art for your book, and it’s completely amazing!
  2. 8 points
    The wee corgi is home! She’s a little bit stoned on meds, but she’s home, and I’m so glad to have her here!
  3. 8 points
    I have cover art! NineStar Press is republishing my Witch’s Apprentice series, and Ghost’s Sight, the first book, has cover art. I’m really excited, and I can’t wait for the release date!
  4. 7 points
    I am away for a week and will be without internet… wish me luck! Hopefully, I will get some writing done. I plan to extend and write more of an original story that @CloverReef has helped me with – thank you so much! If all goes well, I may start posting that upon my return. Later!
  5. 7 points
    Keep your fingers crossed for me, looks like I actually get a day off Thursday!
  6. 7 points
    Just going to leave this here:
  7. 7 points
    WARNING: Personal politics ahead... So the petition against Trump making a state visit now has over 1.5m signatures. For context, the UK has a population of about 52m people who are over the age of fourteen. This evening, I was off out protesting in Sheffield. For such short notice there were a lot of people, so many we closed the main road in front of the town all. At one point I was out on the edges, when a woman asked me what it was about, since she had just finished work. I told her; so she joined in. Of all the slogans I heard chanted tonight, “Trump – better out than in!” is probably my favourite. Followed closely by the “Theresa the appeaser!” mentions from the speakers. Also memorable is the moment when a girl stood up in front of the microphone and declared: “I am a muslim woman! And an activist!” to rapturous applause. I’ve got to admit, I have (especially in my younger years) participated in many anti-racist and anti-fascist protests, marches and rallies, but this is the first where I felt protest and civic duty really merged together into one.
  8. 6 points
    My cat has been trying to convince my dog to cuddle him for a good two years now but the dog is too scared. So the cat just spent the last few hours using a big farty dog ass as a pillow. That, my friends, is dedication.
  9. 6 points
    For everyone celebrating today, a very Happy Thanksgiving. I am thankful for my family, both real life and my extended online family. I’m thankful for a warm home, and food on the table. I’m thankful for so many things today, and grateful, too.
  10. 6 points
    woohoo! Two days off in a row! So far. Keep yer fingers crossed!
  11. 6 points
    Have a great independence day, my unfortunate neighbours South of the border! just close your eyes and imagine you have Idris elba or bernie Sanders or whatever your particular flavor of politics is as president for the day.
  12. 6 points
    Wishing the happiest of birthdays to my Neko-baby, Willow Darkling!
  13. 6 points
    So, why do “family friendly” places get so upset when you try to create a family there?
  14. 6 points
    So, NineStar Press has offered me a contract to republish Ghost’s Sight…
  15. 6 points
    From my family to your, the brightest blessings of this holiday season, and all the best in 2017!
  16. 5 points
    I’m back from vacation, and ready to start planning the next one.
  17. 5 points
    New phones always fall on the first day. It’s a universal law. It’s motherfriggin science. If you got a new phone and it didn’t drop the first day, then you’re a witch and you need to stop cheating because it’s not fair.
  18. 5 points
    Lakeside picnic with mum on a sunny 25C winter’s day. Not a bad day.
  19. 5 points
    So, I’m on vacation this week. Not going anywhere, just getting caught up. Caught up the yard, and am now working on the house. And the archive.
  20. 5 points
    Having broken the $10 mark on BN.com, I can officially add "Paid author" to the resume. I think, technically, this puts me at Z list status. Y status here we come!
  21. 5 points
    The very happiest of birthdays to the amazing pippychick! Love you, lass!
  22. 5 points
    Is anyone else, like me, looking at the news in sheer unbelieving horror? Or has everyone taken the route of sanity and turned it off? Refugees denied, families seperated, US residents denied entry… suddenly that TV section from the newspaper about the inauguration doesn’t seem as funny. And I swear everyone around him.. you can see in their eyes that they know he’s completely and utterly insane. They just haven’t got a clue what to do about it. This is some really, really bad shit… and terrifying.
  23. 5 points
    Goodbye and RIP John Hurt Who said of Downton Abbey: “I just think it is poxy! I mean, I'm sorry, but it is rotten writing and rotten acting.“ And also this: “I remember talking to Olivier when we were doing Lear. He said: 'When it comes to your obituary they will only mention two or three performances, and they will be the ones that defined you early on.' I said: 'What will they write about you?' Richard III and Wuthering Heights_', he replied. And he was right.” So today you’ll hear a lot about his death scene in Alien, and his role as The Elephant Man, but let’s also remember we’ve lost a man who played The Doctor, who voiced the dragon in Merlin, Winston from the film 1984, Mr Olivander from the Harry Potter films, and the narrator of Dogville (which imho is one of most horrific studies into human nature ever conceived).
  24. 5 points
    My apologies, but this was too good not to share. Found on one of my political sites who came on it via George Takei, here is the Sunday Herald’s (Scotland) TV section: Awesome…
  25. 5 points
    FINALLY 2 days off, and a week scheduled on ONE shift!!!