The new (third!) A Whale's Lantern #MusicCollab album is out!!
6 tracks by 12 of your favorite Mastodon musicians, who were put together in pairs at random. The results are as diverse as you would expect them to be 🎼
self-promotion: short fiction for the holiday
It's gift-giving season (for witches, skellingtons, boogermen, leaf-wights, etc.) so if you like, you can help yerself to a a short ebook of mostly horror-themed short fiction I wrote a few years back called THE SPIRIT LEFT ME.
I uploaded it to Gumroad mostly to explore how easy it is to set up on Gumroad. (Verdict: Super Easy!)
It's got lots of great illustrations 'cause I know some talented artists, so: reading-optional!
Figured I'd show a sneak peak of the project. @StevenDBT thank you for all your cheerleading.
@StevenDBT I'm literally all of that. I need this project to be phenomenal because it goes in my portfolio.
A short short posted at my Patreon page. "Visiting Hours"
Political momentum for a crackdown on Silicon Valley’s social media giants got a boost this week when a state attorney general said he would tell U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions next week that Google, Facebook and Twitter should be broken up.
[...] Landry is accusing the tech behemoths of suppressing conservative views and stifling competition, on top of infringing on antitrust laws[...]“We need to go to court with an antitrust suit.”
"For Wu, who has written extensively about today’s #attentioneconomy and how #platforms like #Facebook and #Google make money by aggregating large amounts of attention and selling it to the highest bidder, design is what sets the terms of any online interaction–he calls it the “agenda-setter.” But instead of helping users achieve their goals, #design often is used to exploit their weaknesses."
I'm not the best at #introductions, but hallo there.
I've been looking for a low-key small writing community/family to be part of. I love to write, but I'm one of those people that keeps waiting for the "right time". I've realized you have to commit to the craft if you really want to get what you want -- nothing happens on accident.
I plan to share my random ideas, drafts, musings and the like on here. I hope to make a few friends and have a writer's support system on here.
So, hallo again!
Not an exegisis
Having never read Thomas Browne's Urn Burial,
I pretend that my eyes once glanced
at its lines, found them shapely
& well turned, even if perhaps
the spiral created by its multiple voices
induces images of vertigo & a scraped sense
of destiny deflected, a/k/a
put on hold for generations
as measured by the slow descent
that freshly disturbed earth makes
when time is an image repeated
at ever expanding intervals, i.e.,
of infinitesimal, yet infinite, end points.
Hi, folks! I’m wondering how many of you might be interested in an organized peer commenting thing? What I picture is a group that commits to reading each other’s stuff and giving some kind of constructive/critical feedback. We’d negotiate lengths of drafts and what we expect in response, of course, but I would love to read people’s stuff and get feedback on mine. Let me know if you’re interested.
#introduction An aspiring writer, I plan to use this account as a place to post drafts and works in progress. Interested in microfiction, horror, speculative fiction, and experimental fiction. Hi.
Ex-Lawyer, blogger, poet, working on novel about Borges, Progressive, Disabled
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