January 31, 2012
This is a rather personal problem for me, and one that I’m interested in being an activist about (along with my feminism activism, since they’re intrinsically tied to each other). I’m willing to discuss the issue with anyone that’s interested but I won’t have either propoganda or baiting in the comments, so be forwarned. This is my space, not yours, and you don’t have the freedom to say anything you want. That being said, there’s a lot of discussion that does need to happen still, especially when it comes to answers. All we know for sure right now is that inequality is bad for everyone.
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January 30, 2012
What follows is the fifth chapter of Notes From the Abyss, that serial sci-fi I’m writing. This is also just part one, so there’ll be even more when this is over.
I’m having test readers go through whole document now and I’ve got two artists working on cover mockups for me so I can get this up on digital marketplaces soon. I hope you’re interested in buying it, reading it, showing it off to your friends, etc.
January 27, 2012
The manuscript for the whole thing is getting ready for the finishing touch so I’ll have a purchase link soon, I hope. In the mean time, if you’re enjoying this please consider tossing us a bone with the donate link on the right.
I’m working on some short stories today, including an edit of Fake Cigarettes and Cold Coffee, while doing some out-loud thinking on Twitter. If you’re interested, come find me (the link’s in our About page, the one about our Purposes and Methods).
And, as always, comments are both welcome and treasured.
January 25, 2012
Short chapters, I know, but we’re getting there. I’m going over Chapter 6 again today ’cause when I was editing it I thought it was awful. Hopefully today’s different since I’m not totally angsty and depressed today.
In the mean time please read the chapter below and let me know what you think. Blah blah donate blah blah link’s on the right.
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January 23, 2012
Below the fold is the next installment of Notes From the Abyss. Tomorrow I’m considering doing another article but I’m not sure on what just yet – that I’ll write todaytIf you can handle multiple posts at once I may post new and revised works as this continues, but Notes is going to update Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays as I said before. If you would like to see multiple posts per day, be sure to let me know here.
Thanks for reading! Remember to Donate (that link on the right hand side) if you enjoy it and would like to see more.
Keep an eye out here and on Amazon for the kindle version of Notes From the Abyss’s first installment – 10 chapters and over 10,000 words for $0.99!
January 21, 2012
This is the edited version of Chapter One. From here on out the chapters will have at least one pass over them. This is closer (or will be) the version that’s going up for sale when it’s all spit-shined.
Hope you enjoy!
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January 20, 2012
This is the first chapter in a serial I’m preparing for publication through various eBook channels. It’s still in editing phase so it’s rougher than the final print version will be.
But I believe in offering my drafts to my readers. So, enjoy!
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January 17, 2012
My normal posting schedule is going to be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. I plan on including short stories and, after a burst of inspiration yesterday, articles about various things that I find important. I have an article planned about the difficulties approaching women primarily in geek and skeptical communities. Normally I’d post this tomorrow.
But tomorrow I’m going to support Wikipedia, Reddit, Boing-Boing, Skepchick, and others as the site pauses operation. I will not be commenting nor posting tomorrow in protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act. These laws reflect a poor understanding of economics, piracy, and the internet and we cannot remain silent as they are being discussed. So, oddly enough, I will be silent to protest their consideration and, maybe, help raise a little bit more awareness.
You can go to http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Elected.shtml to find your local Congressional representatives so you can tell them you don’t support PIPA or SOPA.
On Thursday I will return with the promised article. Thank you.