Archive | June 21, 2016

Addergoole (The original Series) Is…

Addergoole is a story about three couples coming together, with varying degrees of manipulation, coercion, and mind control – and varying degrees of affection, attraction, and romance.

It is a story about three teenagers finding out about magic – and about how that magic relates to them. 

It is also a story about just how awful magically-powered teenagers under minimal supervision can be to one another. 

It’s a story about choices, and the times when the only good choice is still awful.  It’s a story about learning new things about the world around you, and learning new things about yourself. 

Addergoole is dark contemporary fantasy, and it earns every single one of those titles. 

(Pondering new descriptions for an old series…)

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The Pact Slips, Part Two

Acquiring Students
When my tablet runs out of battery…
The Crew Continues
Crew, Continued
The Day
A Pact
The Pact Slips, Part I

Doomsday Academy, a couple weeks after “The Pact Slips, Part I”

Content: implied sexual suggestion

“I… I want to know. And I don’t trust anyone else.”

For Kerr, that was a speech. Still, Aron had to ask. “Anyone?”

“Any other guys,” Kerr grumbled. “And you…”

His shirt was already off. His roommates were already gone for the weekend, heading off on some trip Kerr had begged off of. Aron swallowed.

Kerr shifted backwards. “Unless you don’t like guys…?”

“No, no…” Aron leaned in for the most gentle kiss he could manage. “I like you just fine.”

~

“I want to know,” Astarte demanded. “I want to know what’s so hot about you.”

“So hot?” Sunny would have been worried, she thought, if it had been anyone but Astarte. “What do you…?”

“Why Kerr would have broken the pact. Why you? Why…?”

“I could ask Aron the same thing, couldn’t I?” Sunny raised her eyebrows. Not that she’d have to ask Aron… Astarte was gorgeous in an entirely different way than Kerr was. “Or you could just try and find out.”

“Try?” The anger that had rushed Astarte in like a storm faded away, and she sat down, looking stunned. “You mean…”

“Well,” Sunny smirked, “It’s not like we’re really holding to the pact anymore…”

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Upcoming Giraffe Call: Request for Theme Ideas

I’m working on putting together a Giraffe Call!

Give me some theme ideas?

Options from rix_scaedu:
Love, lust and obsession.
Drama queens and divas.
Green thumbs.
Impossible ideas.

Ideas from [personal profile] alatefeline:
Senses (including senses beyond/other than the best-known human 5).
Plants and a plant approach to growth.
When the best answer is FIRE.

Giraffes from sauergeek:
* Underwater exploration (maybe a fjord)
* Summer ritual celebrations
* The end of a dying town
* What’s on the other side of…?

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The Aunt Family Landing Page

I think my favorite part of this setting is the fact that we really have no idea what’s going on. 😀 ~inventrix

When Evangaline’s Aunt Asta dies, Evangaline inherits the house, its mysterious artifacts, and the family mantle of Aunt.

Meanwhile and 4 decades earlier, Asta’s Aunt Ruan is dealing with the mess left by another aunt, and struggling against taking on the Aunt title herself.

And in the present, while Evangaline deals with her Aunts’ legacy, her niece Beryl struggles with the idea that she will, in time, be the next Aunt.

“The Aunt Family” is contemporary fantasy; Ruan’s story is taking on elements of steampunk as well.

Born out of the October, 2011 Giraffe Call


Best places to start:
Heirlooms and Old Lace – Touched up on Patreon
What to do about Auntie X
Estate
Continue reading

Posting Schedule

I’ve been trying – with some success – to keep my postings to some sort of schedule. I thought it might keep me on track if I posted said schedule here.

I may be off by up to a day on any given post.

Monday
Edally Academy
Weekend blog post

Tuesday
Patreon “Bonus” post – a flashback, something I missed from the month before, or just a story not yet posted for the month

Wednesday
Edally Academy
Buffy fanfic (or Buffy Fanfic)

Thursday
Patreon – alternating weeks story & serial until serial is caught up
Throwback Thursday: a fic from “today in xxxx”, with commentary.

Friday
Edally Academy
Narnia Fanfic into Valdemar

Of course, other fiction will be posted as finished/as whim hits/as commissioned/etc.

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