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As we come up to the end of the month, it is a good time to mention that I have posted a weekly chapter for about four years now. While free to read, my writing is supported by (patreon.com/dmoonfire) and Typewriter Press (typewriter.press/d-moonfire/) among others.

I don't really do much with tiers at all, $1/month gets you access to all my works in progress, polls for the next projects, and my appreciation. I also try to listen to suggestions or requests to the best of my ability.

"We are like rock-paper-scissors?" the knight asked.
"Yes," the dragon said. "I capture the princess, you defeat me, the princess ensnares you."
"No more," said the princess. "I promised my wife I'd stop."
"If we don't play..." the dragon said.
"We are free," the knight agreed.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Five hours of coding to get an automated test verifying a one line fix. I had disabled the fix to prove I broke it, hit the point where it was breaking, and had this moment thinking I had screwed up writing the test. Nope, working as intended.

This is turning out to be one of those days where I feel broken and overwhelmed. I can tell because I keep thinking about writing games when I have a huge to-write list and work-related things.

I just very carefully, double-checked, and then registered for the wrong class.

D&D lets you live out all kinds of fantasies, such as:
-Having everyone call you by your preferred name and gender
-Having a big group of friends who do everything together
-Making a reasonable wage as a freelancer
-Being able to murder the terrible leadership of your country
-Getting 8 hours of sleep

I made the mistake of stumbling into a page for turning meshes into objects easily and now I want to animate a scene from my book or story in LEGO.

The only major complaint is that LEGO doesn't let me show characters like Maris (who is a big girl) well. :(

I wrote a weird and ... cute? novel about necromancers. You might enjoy it!

You can read the first 3 chapters for free here (as well as find buy links):

victoriacorva.xyz/books-bone-s

He adjusted his blindfold. 'What do you think?'

Her eyes tracked the clouds as they rolled across the azure sky.

'It's beautiful,' she replied. She shifted where she lay on the grass, disturbing her hair. It hissed and resettled, scales sliding against scales. 'I mean ... I remembered that it was beautiful, but in my head ... it was like a painting. This is something else.'

'What else would you like to see?'

She smiled, sharp-toothed and joyful. 'Everything.'

#microfiction #TootFic

I love seeing my posting schedule in the calendar program, but dread when I run out of buffer. It's just an empty abyss reminding me to get off my ass.

I suspect what I do with Integromat with my Fedran chapters is a bit further along the curve, but I'd rather have a private instance of IFTT-like products, so I want to support them. Hence, I keep trying to use it.

Tried out Beehive again, still haven't figured it out. One of these days I'll have my brain turned on enough to make it so.

Sadly, its in a category of things I can't contribute patches to improve (not writing related, Go).

Spent my lunch hour finishing a draft for "Growing Old With Mages". So, even if I constantly tweak it, the story is feature-complete and running until Saturday.

I'm down to one more story for this month's challenge. No clue who, what, or where it will be set. Any requests?

I reworked the pronouns at the end of May I Lead This Dance to hopefully show the transition better. Still going to take a while to handle it over time, but at least I feel fairly good about the story?

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