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  1. 7 points
    Ok, so last time the news was nerve-wracking, but I’m happy to report that things have improved substantially. My little brother is fine (his symptoms never got worse than the mild ones I described last time), and my middle brother’s wife has tested negative several times now, so it seems she was never infected. Still sort of nervous about my aunt, but that’s two out of three COVID-related things that have turned out well so far. With all that in mind, I have some reviews to catch up on. I know Invidia has started reading Mortuus Orbis, and of course JayDee has left reviews of every chapter, and @Sinfulwolf has left three wonderful reviews on the finale of WitS, so over the next few days I’ll endeavor to respond to all of those. As for what’s coming up next, I have at least two things to work on in the near future. Both of them are science fiction stories tied to another work, one that’s not on AFF and I don’t really want to describe here. Suffice it to say I make weird friends for who I am. Then again the first friend I made here was JayDee so maybe not that weird. In the case of the longer one, my co-writer has asked if she could just start writing, so I have to make an effort to keep pace lest I be left behind (as well as work out precisely which of us will be writing what scenes). I know Sparrow may be concerned at the moment, but I don’t quite know what the co-writing process with her will be like, so it may not eat up as much time as one might fear, and after the weekend, I will endeavor to be on Discord more often. I have another idea for a story called Below, but that doesn’t have anybody waiting for it, so it can be placed on hold until other things get done. Bringing it all back to the beginning of this post, thank you to everyone who wished my family well and offered prayers and support. You have no idea how much I appreciated all of that.
  2. 7 points
    Every member of Congress who has been humoring Trump about his election loss for the past 2 months had a hand in what happened today. I have spoken.
  3. 7 points
    Because I think we need wondrous things in our lives, I decided to donate to help purchase JRR Tolkien’s home to help create a Tolkien Centre: https://www.projectnorthmoor.org/ I don’t know if anything will come of it, but I feel like I should do some little thing for all the joy he’s given me for all these years.
  4. 6 points
    JayDee

    Happy New Year, folks!

    Happy New Year, folks!
  5. 6 points
    It’s been a hell of a year, right? I hope everyone has come through it okay… so far… And, well… I just thought I should warn you all, I’m planning to be around a bit more.
  6. 6 points
    Next year, I really need to create a trick-or-treater bingo card. Items would include at least 3 girls dressed as Elsa at least 5 boys dressed as Batman a whole family in themed costumes a mom wearing a decidedly inappropriate costume while escorting her kids around (This year’s was a slutty cop.)
  7. 5 points
    Lately, I’ve seen a lot of people (mostly on TV shows) misusing the expression “Divide and conquer.” This phrase does NOT mean “Split up to tackle separate tasks.” It means “Separate your enemies from one another so you can more easily overpower them.”
  8. 5 points
    Happy Holidays, everyone, however you celebrate the season. Be safe, and may the new year bring you hope, love and joy.
  9. 5 points
    Happiest of birthdays to my dearest Pooh, @BronxWench . Love you, my favourite dragon, and I hope the day will be full of joy and great food, and hilarity, and no more snow
  10. 5 points
    My first officially published book has gone live for the peeps who preordered and I’m freaking the fuck out
  11. 4 points
    I honestly don’t see Trump hanging out with this group.
  12. 4 points
    What is 2021 like? Have the carrots attacked yet?
  13. 4 points
    Merry Christmas, fictional friends!
  14. 4 points
    Desiderius Price

    Happy Boxing Day!

    Happy Boxing Day!
  15. 4 points
    You know what’s really lame? The biggest reason why I want to get the COVID vaccine is that I want to see Wonder Woman 1984 in a movie theater.
  16. 4 points
    Porg-give me if this is out of line, but I wanted to show off the little buddy my hubby got me for Christmas last year. Folks, if you’re looking for love, find you someone who respects your nerdities and odditudes. Y’all can keep y’all’s his and hers towels; in this home we have Pikachu and Porgs.
  17. 4 points
    Wishing @DemonGoddess a very Happy Birthday, from one cranky old thing to another!
  18. 4 points
    Doctors advise that any participants of No Nut November who reach the stage where “50 Shades of Grey” becomes arousing should seek release immediately.
  19. 4 points
    I think my phone is trying to get rid of me. The other morning, I took it out of my pocket and found that one of my airline apps was open and had gotten a couple of steps into booking me a ticket to Amsterdam.
  20. 4 points
    This is what I get for Googling myself: "21 Die in Lake George Glass Bottom Boat Accident"
  21. 3 points
    Our dauschund is so proud of his wolfie provider prowess: he caught and killed a mouse!
  22. 3 points
    I’m just going to say it… Congratulations, America.
  23. 3 points
    From those quotes you’ve likely never heard before: “Quite punctual, even showed up three days early to his execution!”
  24. 3 points
    It’s done! 50,000 words. Whew. NaNoWriMo is over. Let PornoWriMo begin!
  25. 3 points
    Chapter count for The Woman in the Statue is being changed again, this time to 11 chapters. This isn’t because I’ve added a ton more story or anything; it’s just a matter of word count. For instance, even after splitting Chapter 10 into 10 and 11, what I have of the final chapter is still over 11,000 words, and I am not done. Of course, I wouldn’t be posting this just to say that. Ok, so...*deep breath* I will be posting Chapter 10 of 11 of WitS one week from today. That chapter is done (and JayDee’s already seen it) so that won’t be a problem. One week after that, Chapter 11 goes up, and we finally finish this. Full disclosure: I’m terrified. Fingers crossed, everyone!