When you’re building fictional monsters, one of the time-honored techniques is to take something known on earth and make it more extreme. See parasitic wasps Continue reading
Month: October 2021
Earring Clearout: Halloween or Bust
So. Made these during a time in my life that was not very happy, would love to see them gone.
A Long Road Chapter 10 Ficbit – Occupational Hazards
“Well.” Nie Huaisang fanned himself as their students walked in loose formation through the streets, tired and frustrated and jumpy as any juniors on their first try at a night-hunt. Continue reading
Writing: Check Your Folklore Sources
Poke any supposed collections of folklore you pick up. Poke them hard, and see if they quote sources, Continue reading
A Long Road Chapter 10 Ficbit – Summons
Not the easiest summons he’d ever done. The surface of Haven was – not polished clean of resentment, Continue reading
Flowers and Light
The evening news keeps thumping us with the stupid and worse, so let’s have some nature.
Basil in flower! Continue reading
A Long Road Chapter 10 Ficbit – Street Justice
So far at least a dozen street toughs and shifty servants had ended up skidding into noisome alleys, falling down stairs, Continue reading
Brief Note: Florida Keys Available Again
I got the crystals I needed, so if anyone missed this the first time, it’s back in!
Monarchs, the Sequel
So, did you guys know that monarchs can have multiple generations in a year, usually do, and only the last one flies back to Mexico? (Or southern Florida, yes there’s a population that does that.)
A Long Road Chapter 10 Ficbit – Grisly Ghouls
Heh. Even in a city as crowded as Haven, there’s one place no one sane stays at night.
Tense, Wei Wuxian tucked a leaf-talisman into his belt, Continue reading