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(Re) time!

I'm kind of a mess -- but a friendly one!

I'm an author, a , and a in training.

I talk a lot about my familiar, Merlin the cat.

I sometimes post and !

I stream relaxing games every week!

I toot awkward true stories in

I love

I'm the eldest of seven siblings in a very queer family.

I'm very awkward but do say hello!

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Reminder that I have published three books and it would be amazing if you'd consider buying one!

πŸ’€ BOOKS & BONE is a surprisingly sweet story of necromancy and secret libraries with ace romance.

πŸ‰ NON-PLAYER CHARACTER is a cosy queer portal fantasy with an autistic protagonist where a TTRPG group are pulled into the world of their game.

🎲 KIN is a TTRPG with flexible, classless character creation and three gameplay modes. And it ties in with NON-PLAYER CHARACTER!

victoriacorva.xyz/books/

uh so i have 2$ in my account

i sort of have a job offer but nothing is set in stone and life costs money unfortunately

gas is almost $5 and i have doctors appointments coming up as well

cash.app/$gingerrroot

venmo.com/gingerrroot

follow-up story based on my own six word story prompt "Time traveller needed: application due yesterday" (2300+ chars) 

"Time traveller needed: application due yesterday"

That's the subject done of the job offer done, but what about the description..? They had no clue why they'd need a time traveller, but yesterday they'd found a curious letter on their doormat addressed to them which read as follows:

"Dear Mx Song, as per your job offer dated tomorrow, I hereby offer my services as time traveller. I've just returned from our interview that's scheduled for Thursday next week at noon at
Caffè Nero in London, and while I can't inform you of the details of this meeting, it's my understanding that your need for a temporal wayfarer is quite critical.
I await your offer forthcoming, though you must understand that given the short notice, I will have to charge priority fees upon completion of our journeys.
With kind regards,
Dr. Kaa"

At first they'd thrown the letter away; thinking it a mere scam they'd carried on with their day not giving it a second thought. However, the next morning as they left their bathroom, there was a loud crack followed by the sound of glass falling onto the floor... The sight of the medicine cabinet and the shards of its mirror, now spread across the floor, made them feel very uneasy...

They rushed down the stairs, quickly tightening the belt on the dressing gown they'd grabbed on their way out of the bathroom. The dew-covered grass felt cold and wet on their bare feet, but all they could think of was "please, let the paper bin not been emptied yet..." as they rushed to the curbside bins.

Opening the blue lid they rummaged through the top layer of old paper till they found the envelope.
Skipping the letter's main contents they read the small post script at the bottom:

"Ps. don't worry about the mirror; these things happen."

Their heart skipped a beat. How had they known? What does this mean? Certainly it can't be...

But something about this felt very real. Very... true... They knew what they had to do.

And so, here they sat on the sofa, fingers resting on the laptop's keyboard, pondering what to write for its job description, till it hit them.

"Details available at interview on the 26th of May at noon at
Caffè Nero in London."

Suddenly getting very excited, and giddy, they added: "Ps. don't be late."

#SixWordStoriesExpanded #StoryPrompt #TimeTravel #SciFi #microfiction #FiXatoCreative #FiXatoWrites

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I went to a pottery session at a... community centre kind of thing, and made a flower pot.
I hope it will survive firing...
#Art #Pottery #turtles #tortoises

Time traveller needed: application due yesterday

#SixWordStories

I don't typically respond to reviews, but DERELICT got a very lovely one today. Including this:

"Too many times, I’ve seen characters in novels suffer debilitating injuries only to be fine a chapter or two later. It doesn’t happen here."

Injuries that exist for story convenience alone is a soap box issue for me. (I was a Physical Therapist for 25 years!)

He also said, "What’s especially impressive is how very real each of the characters feel."

:squeee:

#IndoorPlants #Florespondence

I've had this palm for over 20 years now. It was about 60cms high when I got it. I don't want it to get any bigger because it's hard to move as is! The 2nd photo gives a better sense of how it sits within the dining room. I love the lush feel it gives to the room.

#Gardening #Plants @plants

Thunder rumbled. He gazed out the window in frightened fixation. His was the only house around.

Lightning struck the tree outside. When the storm passed, he ran out to mourn what felt like an old friend.

Among the split and charred remains, a lump of ash stirred. A bright eye blinked at him blearily.

He cleared the ash and bore the twig-like creature inside. Rest, soup, and sunlight soon saw it better, but it seemed unhurried to leave and he was glad of the company.

Avari WIP things 

There's a song in my writing playlist that's there partially for vibes but partially because it's one of my siblings favourites, and since this is a story that is very concerned with siblings, hearing it definitely puts me in the right headspace.

Milestone crossed!! :da_bounce:

Is this book at the halfway point now? I think it might be!

daily microfiction 

His flesh is faceted obsidian, his eyes are agate, and his lure is the tiny voice that echoes in your head in the early hours of the night.

It deceives, it paralyses, it drives your confidence from you, until you plunge into those depths, swim towards the light, and are consumed.

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Time to write!

I'm very near to a big milestone, so my goal for this session is to cross it.

It's a more contemplative story beat so it might go a bit slowly. We'll see!

Good morning folk and friends from far and near!

Today I wish you a moment of recovery ✨

And, if I may be so bold: if you enjoy a song, please go and let the artist know. Being an artist is not easy, and having the guts to share your work is tough for most of us.
And please use the hashtag #fedivision to share the love!

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Goofy fake romance novel cover of these fools - which my DM canonized in setting by saying Vahlka's sister wrote it.

Anyway I need to listen to all the other amazing fedivision songs (and I'm positive there are going to be some other absolutely stunning ones)

but Joh needed to go to bed early and didn't want to go without us listening to Dancing with the Dead, so that was our first listen with no regrets and lots of joy. ^_^

The idea of people singing songs of warning of the necromancers in Tombtown like someone might sing warnings of faeries under the hill is absolutely incredible to me.

I don't think I'm going to get over it. It's so good!

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Last year when I saw that fedivision entries were from fictional countries, I mentioned how cool it would be if an entry came from Tombtown.

I never expected there to be an actual Tombtown-themed song, nor that such a song could fit so perfectly in-world. Thank you so much @y6nH for making this extremely cool thing!

It'll be available to vote for tomorrow! In the meantime, I've already listened to it 5 times and I'm going to listen a bunch more before the day is over. XD

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Dancing with the Dead by @y6nH is absolutely amazing.

Huey is a lyrical genius and @storydragon's harp is wonderful.

I can't get over there being an actual folk song about Tombtown.

I feel this is a favourite in the villages in the Elakkat marshes near Tombtown, where they sometimes recieve night-time visits from strange figures cloaked in black and carrying ancient treasure.

If you haven't listened to it yet, you can find it on fedivision.party/ for

Hello once again to musicians and music lovers of the fediverse!

Music has been written! Forms has been filled out! And deadlines have been reached!

A grand total of 36 songs participate in this #FediVision2022.

They can all be found in a playlist on the website, so you can go listen to them right now!
fedivision.party/

Voting starts tomorrow, thursday at 15:00 CEST (3PM CEST, 1PM UTC).
Further info on how voting works will be shared tomorrow.

Stay tuned and let the listening begin!

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