owlmoose: (cats - tori carrier)
Here is a list of all my currently active public accounts on the Internet. Will be kept updated as things change.

Journals and Micro-blogging

Dreamwidth: [personal profile] owlmoose
My journal and my primary home base on the Internet. Personal posts, political posts, fandom posts, cross-posting of fic and other announcements. If it's important, it will end up here sooner or later.

LiveJournal: [livejournal.com profile] owlmoose
A mirror of my Dreamwidth. As of this writing, and for the foreseeable future, I cross-post all DW entries to LJ and allow comments in both places. If that ever changes, I will make ample announcement. I also use my LJ to participate in a few communities.

Twitter: [twitter.com profile] iamkj
Brief daily life tidbits and interesting links. This is where I'm most likely to share the kind of links I used to share via Google Reader. June update: Basically inactive right now. I need a better iPhone client.

Tumblr: [tumblr.com profile] lifeofkj
Mostly reblogs (fandom, politics, cute animals), quick fandom thoughts, and daily life spam. Increasingly, I'm posting my fic here first, as well, although anything worth saving will end up cross-posted to AO3. As of June, where I am most active on the Internet.

Fanfiction

AO3: [archiveofourown.org profile] owlmoose
Fanfiction. This is my fanfic archive, complete starting in November 2009, and some older works are there as well. Some things will be posted to DW or Tumblr first, but AO3 will always be the place to find the definitive version.

FF.net: owlmoose
My older work, all Final Fantasy X/X-2. No longer updated with new stories as of December 2007.

Writings of an Owlmoose
My WordPress-based fanfiction archive, complete through December 2010.

Other

GoodReads: owlmoose
Updated sporadically. I intend to use it more regularly in 2012.

Pinboard: owlmoose
Links to cool and useful things. Mostly for my own saving purposes rather than sharing, but I'm always happy to add people to my network!

This list is current as of June 3, 2012. Subject to change as communities and my online participation shifts. Feel free to add or follow any of these accounts! I have a fairly free add-back policy. :)
owlmoose: (hp - monsters)
The 2015 Hugo Award ceremony was yesterday. I hesitate to say "the awards were given out", because five six categories received no award -- every category that contained only slate finalists was no-awarded. And the only winner from any of the slates was Guardians of the Galaxy, in Dramatic Presentation - Long Form, which I suspect would probably have won the award anyway. Most of the slate nominees in Short Form also beat No Award, but in every other category, No Award beat all of the slate picks in the final count, and received more first-place votes than most of them. Although I wouldn't call this a victory, exactly, it is the best outcome we could have hoped for, with the slates repudiated and some truly excellent winners chosen.

Lots and lots of virtual ink has already been spilled on the voting and nomination data, and there is sure to be much more. It's been interesting to see the alternate universe slates (io9 has the most complete take), but that's actually less important to me than considering implications for future. When I started playing with the data last night, I did it with the hopes of answering two questions: how many anti-slate voters were there, and how many Sad and Rabid Puppies actually participated in the nominating process?

Chaos Horizon has done a first pass on the voting statistic already (although I feel like they may be double-counting some people to get their estimate of 500 Rabid and 500 Sad Puppy voters -- I'll be interested in the more detailed reports they've promised), and they come up with about 2500 hard-line anti-slate voters, and another 1000 who voted mostly anti-slate with some exceptions. This lines up with the numbers as I calculated them. Together, these voters make more than half of the electorate. This is a pretty solid block, and it proves to my satisfaction that a slate cannot win at the Hugo Awards. The community simply will not permit it.

Controlling the nomination process is another story. The Puppy picks for most categories received between 150 and 300 nominations, and even in the fiction categories that's enough to take over the ballot -- The Goblin Emperor, which would have missed the final ballot if a Puppy author hadn't declined their nomination, received 256 nominations, while the Puppy pick to make the final ballot with the fewest nominations was The Dark Between the Stars, with 263 nominations out of 1827 nomination ballots cast. Down ballot, where works have historically made the final ballot with very few nominations, the differences are more lopsided: Best Fancast, for example, in which the lowest-ranked Puppy pick, Dungeon Crawlers Radio, received 158 nominations, while non-slate podcast Coode Street (which was on the ballot in 2014) just missed the final ballot with 68 nominations (668 ballots total).

So it doesn't take many people to overwhelm the nominations, when so few people participate. As for how many there were, from my analysis I'm going to guess that there were somewhere between 250-300 Sad and Rabid Puppies, split about evenly, with a slight tilt toward the Rabids. I base this estimate on a few things, including the differences between vote totals for works and people listed on both slates versus those listed on only one, and in particular from one of the few categories where the two Puppy factions went head-to-head: Best Short Story, in which both slates listed four of the same works and a fifth that was different. The Sad pick, "A Single Samurai", received 132 nominations, while the Rabid pick, "The Parliament of Beasts and Birds", got 151. Obviously this still makes for a rough estimate, and the number is probably higher in the Novel and Dramatic Presentation categories, lower in categories further down-ballot, but it's a reasonable starting place.

2,122 total ballots were cast in the nomination phase this year. If we use my high estimate, 300, that's about 14% of the nominating ballots between the two Puppy groups. But that was last year. What about next year? If the Puppies see this year's reaction as a success, and there's plenty of indication that they're at least spinning the result that way, they'll certainly be back. And in larger numbers -- bear in mind that anyone who cast a Hugo vote this year is eligible to nominate in 2016. If we're looking at as many as 700 new voters, that brings the slate contingent up to a thousand, and if the rest of fandom nominates in the same numbers as last year, they'd be 35% of the nominating electorate. That's pretty grim.

But remember, they aren't the only contingent with increased numbers. We're also looking at at least 2,500 voters who are anti-slate, and can be expected to nominate accordingly. If they nominate. The most important thing we can do right now, in my opinion, is convert as many of the new voters into nominators as we possibly can. Given how scattered the non-slate nominations are, it's harder to make a guess as to how many 2015 voters are new, but I have to imagine it's a substantial percentage. One thing we do know: a record 3,587 people cast final ballots in the 2014 Hugo Awards; this year, that record was smashed with 5,950 ballots. Some of those new voters were almost certainly slate voters, but even if the Chaos Horizon high estimate is correct, about 1,600 of the new voters joined to vote against the slate. If we can convert those voters into nominations, and convince other people who have historically voted but not nominated to participate, the numbers start stacking up against the slates again. If every person who voted in 2014 had nominated in 2015, the Puppies would have been less than 10% of the electorate, and it would have been harder for them to take over.

I acknowledge that it's difficult for a diverse electorate to break a slate entirely, under the current rules of the WSFS. I understand that both rule reforms proposed at today's business meeting passed, but nothing will take effect until after the 2016 Worldcon, and since the proposals conflict eventually we will have to decide between them. That's an important effort for the long-term, but it doesn't help us next year. The expansion of the nominating pools that would be required to beat an organized slate in 2016 is, I think, beyond the capacity of the community right now. But by encouraging everyone who cast an anti-slate vote to nominate, we can certainly make it harder for them to overwhelm the ballot completely. All we can do is try-- and I think we have to try. Because I can guarantee that the slate makers will be doing the same.

Day off

Aug. 14th, 2015 10:09 am
owlmoose: (coffee)
I decided to play hooky from my casual job today for the entirely necessary purposes of (theoretically) writing in the morning and (actually) playing the new DA:I DLC this afternoon, which I started on Tuesday night but didn't get very far. Since it's intended to be mid-game, and T wasn't interested in playing it with me, I decided to take in my Trevelyan rather than my Cadash, and I'm a little worried that we aren't high-level enough -- my usual party of Varric, Dorian, and Cassandra keeps just barely not dying, when normally we plow through standard enemies like they're butter. Kendra is a two-handed warrior, so normally Cassandra tanks while she slashes, but Cassandra is spending about half her time unconscious. I might have to bring someone else, or spec someone differently, or see about upgrading Bianca.

Meanwhile, more coffee, and perhaps I will actually start writing now. And then maybe a drop by the bookstore -- new N.K. Jemisin and John Scalzi books are out, yay!
owlmoose: (book - read in bed)
After a couple of years of knowing we needed a new mattress and not doing anything about it, we bought one, and it was delivered yesterday. We've switched from a spring-based mattress to memory foam, for a number of reasons, but a big one is that I tend to toss and turn in my sleep, and T liked the idea of not being bounced around anymore. Last night's results were encouraging. The only downside is that it's outgassing (which is to be expected), and gas has a particular, peculiar odor -- it makes me think of cookie dough, but with a really chemically undertone. Fortunately, it's already dissipating.

I feel like I ought to have other stuff to talk about, but I'm really blanking a little bit. What else happened last week? I watched the last Jon Stewart Daily Show as it aired, and it was a lovely tribute, but it also made me sad. I'm coming to really enjoy Larry Wilmore's show (at least the scripted parts -- I feel like the panel segment still needs work), and John Oliver has definitely come into his own with Last Week Tonight, but it's not quite the same. I think he was right to leave -- I've been seeing the signs of senioritis since even before he announced that he was quitting -- but I'm still going to miss him, a lot.

Mostly I'm posting because I said I was going to post twice a week, and the week is almost up. The way to get into a habit is to do the thing, rather than to find excuses not to do the thing. I used to post about life events and trivialities all the time, and I miss doing that. So let's see how this goes.
owlmoose: (Default)
Just a cold, but a bad enough one that I missed three days of work and didn't have energy for much beyond lounging around the house. So what did I do? Consumed a bunch of media!

1. Read comics: Nimona, the latest Captain Marvel collection (Chewie!), and the first three volumes of Matt Fraction's Hawkeye. I've had the Hawkeye books for awhile, and I actually bought and read the first one when it first came out. But then I put off getting the second, and then when I did get it I wanted to re-read the first one before reading it, and then I didn't get around to doing that either. So I read them all in one fell swoop yesterday. And they were great, although predictably I liked the Kate Bishop volume the best. Is the next one out yet? I know it's ending soon, or maybe already has, but there must be at least one more (that was quite a cliffhanger). Nimona was delightful. I don't know whether its initial publication as a web comic messes up its Hugo eligibility, but if not, it's definitely in my first round of nomination picks for next year.

2. Caught up on the last few months of PBS Idea Channel, which I hadn't watched since March or so. Or almost caught up, anyway -- I decided to take a break after the video that discussed Lewis's Law. One of the things I've always appreciated about the host, Mike Rugnetta, is how unapologetically feminist he is, and how he refuses to debate the validity of feminism as a philosophy. So when he spent his entire comment response to that episode pandering to "egalitarians" whose poor feelings were hurt when he compared them to MRAs, I was pretty disappointed. (I don't think egalitarianism, in and of itself, is necessarily a bad philosophy, but those egalitarians who set themselves up in direct opposition to feminism are 1. missing the point of feminism, especially intersectional feminism, and 2. not taking privilege into account.) I get wanting to keep your community open to a wide range of viewpoints, and I concede he may have worded his comparison clumsily, but there's nothing wrong with setting the terms of the debate. I hope this doesn't mean that he either avoids feminist topics in the future, or starts treating them all with kid gloves in order not to offend. Honestly, I'm not sure which would be worse.

3. Picked up my Dragon Age: Inquisition replay. I left my Trevalyen warrior stranded in Halamshiral for months, so I started by finishing up there, and then I played through the remaining Grey Warden quests (as well as a bunch of sidequests in the Western Approach, a few in the Hinterlands, and Varric's companion quest). Some spoilers. )

4. Watched a good chunk of Season 2 of Star Trek: Voyager. I never watched all of Voyager, and not long ago I was struck with the idea of revisiting it. I had remembered watching it for a few years, then getting bored when it became The Seven of Nine show, and most of the first season episodes were familiar, but the second season has been almost entirely new to me. I vaguely remember the business with Seska, and a couple of other things, but either I actually didn't watch it regularly or have blocked the whole thing out. It's been enjoyable to rediscover how much I loved Captain Janeway and B'lanna and Harry and the Doctor, and there's no one I dislike (although I prefer Neelix in small doses). It'll be interesting to see when it starts getting familiar again -- I know I was watching when Seven joined the cast, but I don't remember exactly what season that was, and not much about what was happening before that.

5. With T, watched Jupiter Ascending (which was bananas, but a fun kind of bananas, but I didn't fall in love with it as deeply as many of you did -- probably my expectations were dialed way too high), the Roger Ebert documentary Life Itself (which was lovely, and if you have any interest in Ebert -- and can handle watching a man in slow decline, since it was filmed over the last few weeks of his life -- I recommend it), and the first episode of Sense8 (promising, although I don't think I'll be able to binge on it).

Back to work today -- I don't usually work my part-time gig on Mondays, but I fell far enough behind this week that I want to at least start catching up. Fortunately I think I'm up for it, although I am a bit sad to end my mini media feast.
owlmoose: (quote - westing game)
Days written: 22/31
Words written: 12,527
Words of fic written: 9,651
Stories worked on: Three, plus ficlets
Stories posted: One, and the ficlets.

Charts play to win )

Specific goals:

1. Write at least five days per week. Almost.

2. Finish and post [livejournal.com profile] wipbigbang story. Done!

3. Cull WIP folder, and make a list of all unwritten request fics. Target one to finish each month between now and the end of the year. Totally forgot that I was going to do this. Will repeat as goal for this month, and prioritize now that all my fic with deadlines is finished.

4. Work on Wardens of Ivalice. A little bit, at the beginning of the month.

Onward!

1. Write at least five days per week.

2. Cull WIP folder, and make a list of all unwritten request fics. Target one to finish each month between now and the end of the year, including one for the month of August.

3. Work on Wardens of Ivalice.

4. Post on DW/LJ at least twice a week.
owlmoose: (tea - it's good for you)
I went back and forth on whether I was going to see Ant-Man in theaters. I knew I wasn't making an effort to go opening weekend, but other than that, it was up in the air. Then S mentioned that she was interested, so I decided why not, and I got together a group. We watched it last night, at a local theater that has a bar. Just in case. (For the record, I ended up not getting a drink -- the line was too long before the movie, and the showing ran late enough that the bar was closed by the time we got out.)

Short verdict: it was fun. I was entertained and amused. I'm sure I laughed out loud more times than at any other Marvel movie, including Guardians of the Galaxy. Paul Rudd charmed me, as expected. Michael Douglas set my teeth on edge a little bit, also as expected. (Which perhaps makes him an appropriate choice to play Hank Pym.) Evangeline Lilly was great, and I hope we see Hope Van Dyne in future films. Yellowjacket was yet another cookie cutter "titan of industry looking for power and revenge" type, as seen in the Iron Man movies, without the excellent acting of Jeff Bridges or Sam Rockwell to bring a higher level of interest to the character. (I was a little more intrigued by the former SHIELD agent, and I wish we'd gotten more on him.) But I don't expect much from an MCU villain who isn't Loki, at least not in the movies. (The "Agents" shows, at least, are much stronger in that regard.) The visuals and effects were very well done, big screen-worthy if that kind of thing matters to you. I'm actually sort of curious about the 3D version, and I never watch movies in 3D. At its core, Ant-Man is a heist movie, and I do enjoy a good heist movie. It was worth seeing.

But of course I have quite a bit more to say. There have been three main problems dogging Ant-Man since it was announced and throughout the development process: Edgar Wright leaving the project, the absence of Janet Van Dyne, and Marvel's choice to make an Ant-Man movie at all. And all three of these issues also appeared on screen, to greater and lesser degrees.

Behind the cut, for length and spoilers. )
owlmoose: Closeup of Melinda May (marvel - melinda may)
This next batch of episodes takes me up to Age of Ultron, which is of course just now coming out of theaters -- it's playing in literally one theater near me, and it's not one I can easily get to. And it's not out on streaming until September. Boo.

Anyway, the show. The thing I love most about this stretch is the discovery that the first two seasons of Agents of SHIELD are Skye's origin story. Spoilers, length )

Still haven't decided what to do next. But for right now, it's time to go see Ant-Man.
owlmoose: (marvel - peggy hat)
Done, done, finally done!

Title: The Right Partner
Fandom: MCU (specifically TFA and Agent Carter)
Rating: Explicit (NSFW)
Wordcount: 18,517 (!)
Characters: Peggy/Steve, Peggy/Angie, Howard Stark, Edwin Jarvis
Spoilers: Yes, for both (although if you don't know this Captain America spoiler by now I don't know where you've been)
Notes: I started this story rather awhile ago, probably at least in February. Originally, the AU premise was a simple excuse to write OTP porn. Then Agent Carter ended, Angie inserted herself into the story, and things got complicated. I got so stuck, in fact, that in order to finish it, I had to sign up for the [livejournal.com profile] wipbigbang, for the deadline and the artwork incentive. The lovely artwork, by [livejournal.com profile] icanbecreative, is embedded in the story as a cover image and also posted here.

On AO3
owlmoose: (marvel - trip)
Even though I already watched Agent Carter for this project, I thought the mid-season finale would be a good point to take a break and pull together some thoughts.

And they are behind this cut. )

I'll be moving right along to the next batch of episodes, leading up to Age of Ultron; I'm not sure what I'll do at that point, since I'm not sure I'll have the chance to catch it in a theater again. I suppose I could take a break for Daredevil, which I have yet to watch (I'm not sure where it fits in the chronology -- does anyone know?), or Ant-Man, which I'll probably see next weekend (I know, I know, but Hayley Atwell is in it, which is an automatic theater trip for me, yes even if it's just a cameo). Maybe AoU will still be in the last gasp of its theater run by the time I get to that point.
owlmoose: (avengers - natasha)
Now that the second season of Agents of SHIELD is up on Netflix, I've decided to pick up this project where I left off, with my third viewing of Guardians of the Galaxy.

This is not a particular favorite of mine -- it's a fun ride, easily the most humorous of the MCU films, and I enjoyed it while I was watching. Chris Pratt is always charming, and like everyone I fell totally in love with Groot, but the film's frat-boy attitude gets wearying, fast. Basically, I stand by everything that I said the first time, except that Ronin has grown on me as an antagonist. In particular, I would no longer say that Ronin was a worse antagonist than Maeferoth: he might be a bit annoying and over the top, but he has a much stronger personality, and I got a better feel for his motives the third time around. I still wish we had gotten more on Nebula and the Collector, and I hope we see them both in later movies.

Cut for Agents of SHIELD spoilerish stuff )
owlmoose: a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge, shrouded by fog (golden gate bridge)
Days written: 20/30
Words written: 9,498
Words of fic written: 9,498 (that may be the first time this has happened)
Words written, year to date: 53,479
Stories worked on: Three
Stories posted: One

Chart )

Specific goals, June:

1. Write every day that I'm not traveling. I came pretty close, and wrote once during the trip.

2. Finish draft of MCU story. Close enough to submit, anyway, and I have a complete outline now, which was sorely missing at the beginning of the month.

3. Write story for Remix. Success! But they haven't been de-anoned yet, so I can't post a link.

Progress on goals for 2015:

1. Continue tracking wordcounts and monthly goals. Check in with [livejournal.com profile] ushobwri at least three times a month, and share with the weekly workshop at least twice a month. Goals tracking yes, but I've really fallen down on my [livejournal.com profile] ushobwri participation.

2. Finish with all current WIPs and owed fics by the end of October. Make progress on Wardens of Ivalice. I need to really sit down and do a triage on the first part of this. Wardens of Ivalice has actually been much on my mind lately, and I've poked at it several times, even added a couple of scenes. I think this may become my priority in the second half of the year.

3. Participate in at least one Big Bang that's not the DABB. In progress! My posting date for [livejournal.com profile] wipbigbang is later this month, and the story is MCU. So that's exciting.

4. Post or crosspost to DW/LJ at least three times a week. Archive all Tumblr and flashfic on AO3 on at least a quarterly basis. I haven't been writing much flashfic, and I've barely been updating any of my journals lately -- even my Tumblr is mostly running on queue. I've been saying forever that I need to figure out how to better motivate myself to post regularly, and this still remains true.

July goals:

1. Write at least five days per week.

2. Finish and post [livejournal.com profile] wipbigbang story.

3. Cull WIP folder, and make a list of all unwritten request fics. Target one to finish each month between now and the end of the year.

4. Work on Wardens of Ivalice.

Home

Jul. 2nd, 2015 07:37 am
owlmoose: A bright blue butterfly (butterfly)
We are back from our travels! Actually we got in yesterday evening, but I pretty much crashed (and slept off and on for about 10 hours). I will do more proper trip write-ups later, but for now please feel free to cruise my pretty pictures on Tumblr.

I doubt I will fully catch up here (and definitely will not catch up on Tumblr), so if there is news you would like me to see, drop me a comment!
owlmoose: (book - read in bed)
Back home, briefly, while I prepare for the next leg of the trip. I had thought about making arrangements to fly straight from Las Vegas to Europe, but I’m really glad I didn’t -- it’s nice to have a night off, in my own bed, and a bit of extra time to pack. On the other hand, I’ve been thinking of this series of events as a single trip for so long that it’s weird to be here.

I have, as promised, been posting pics and occasional other things to Tumblr, at the following tag: KJ on summer vacation. Las Vegas was fun, if very, very hot -- yesterday it reportedly got up to 113°F (45°C)! The highest I ever saw on my app was 109, which is bad enough. We saw a show and had a fantastic steak dinner, and today we spent mostly lounging by the pool and then had another fantastic dinner, tapas this time.

I doubt I will post much to my journal during the trip, so if you want to follow along, check out the Tumblr tag linked above. Otherwise, I'll see you next week! :)
owlmoose: (quote - B5 avalanche)
I can't quite believe that it's upon me so quickly. My next two weeks look something like this...

Tomorrow: Work, dinner with friends.
Friday: Write (two stories -- one final, one draft -- due before I leave), last-minute travel shopping, pack.
Saturday morning: Fly to Las Vegas.
Sunday night: Fly home from Las Vegas.
Monday afternoon: Fly to Nice.
Tuesday afternoon - Sunday 6/28: Cruise!
Sunday afternoon: Fly from Barcelona to Amsterdam.
Wednesday morning: Fly home from Amsterdam.
Wednesday night: Sleep forever.
Thursday-Friday: Continue sleeping forever.
July 4th weekend: Family stuff, probably.
Monday, July 6th: Back to work.

And I thought May was busy!

I expect to have extremely limited Internet access in Europe, since I don't have an international data plan on my phone, and we only get 100 minutes of free wi-fi on the cruise (you read that right: 100 minutes total, for five days, for both of us, which is purely terrifying). I'm sure we'll be able to find cafes and such with wireless from time to time, but for the most part I'm steeling myself to be offline, particularly before we get to Amsterdam. I do want to do at least a bit of travel blogging; most likely I'll post to Tumblr, because it's so much easier to post pictures there. I'll let you all know what the tag is, in case you want to follow along. :)
owlmoose: (kh - roxas)
I'm sure everyone who cares has already seen the E3 trailer for the FFVII remake, so I won't bother to put that here. (My reaction: it looks pretty, and I'm curious to play it, but this isn't nearly the rapturous experience for me that I assume it is for many of you.) So I'll show you this video instead, of professional game journalists having a calm and measured reaction to the announcement:



There's also the new Mass Effect game, which I don't know enough about to have an opinion yet, and various other things (that yarn game looks really cute), but really what I'm here for is the new Kingdom Hearts 3 gameplay trailer.



Why yes, that IS a Tangled world in the demo. And yes, they HAVE confirmed Rapunzel as a party member character who fights with her hair. And NO, they have not given us a date. Come oooooon, Square, it's been ten years. Give. It. To. Me.
owlmoose: (let go)
Suddenly, you look up and realize that you haven't updated in far too long.

It turns out that June hasn't been much less busy than May -- work, birthday party, travel prep, Flight Rising profit push, two stories due this week, shopping trips (I got a couple of fabulous new dresses for the cruise), interview for a freelance thing (still haven't heard back though), and now the month is half over and I leave for Vegas in five days, Europe in a week.

I'm really excited about my upcoming trips, but when it's all over, I hope I can spend some more quality time with my couch.
owlmoose: (da - flemeth)
I am actually home for the weekend and have no plans at all for today. I'm not quite sure what to do with myself. (Except laundry, which as you might expect piles up when you have travel and/or events literally every weekend day for a month.)

The whirlwind starts again in two weeks, so I suppose the most important answer is to enjoy it while it lasts.
owlmoose: (quote - irritatingly weird)
Days written: 18/31
Words written: 4,880
Words of fic written: 4,345
Stories worked on: Four
Stories posted: Two (one flashfic)

I suppose I have to post it. )

I always knew May was going to be busy, but I didn't think it would eat my time and attention quite this badly.

Specific goals:

1. Write at least five days a week, including while traveling. Not close, really.

2. Finish and post DABB story. Now this I managed, and it came out better than I expected. And I started thinking about possibilities for a sequel.

3. Make healthy progress on MCU story and check in on Bradford Challenge. Ish, and no.

4. Write and post at least one Genprompt Bingo story. Didn't even look at it. But I did play around with the second part of Wardens of Ivalice! Once I've finished the [livejournal.com profile] wipbigbang story, I might even prioritize it.

So, now it's June. I have two projects due before the end of the month -- my WIP Big Bang draft and Remix story (did I mention that I signed up for Remix again? No, I never overcommit to anything, what are you talking about) and will be effectively offline from June 20th through July 1st. So... that should be interesting. Let's plan accordingly.

1. Write every day that I'm not traveling.

2. Finish draft of MCU story.

3. Write story for Remix.

I think that ought to be enough for three weeks.
owlmoose: (BMC - cloisters)
Had a fantastic weekend at the mothership, reconnecting with old dear friends, some of whom I hadn't seen in a very long time, as well as with people who I didn't know that well in school. One of the things about being a Mawrter, for me, is that we share a bond that goes beyond who we hung out with for the four (or however many years) we spent there. A kinship with the place, and each other, that affects us all and brings us close together. At every reunion, I spend hours chatting with at least one person I barely knew before, and come out of the experience with a new old friend. And even if we only friend each other on Facebook and see each other every five years, the connection is there, and it's important. There's a reason I make a point of going back every time.

Somehow I ended up agreeing to be class co-president for the next five years. I've been thinking about getting back into volunteering, might as well jump back into the pool with both feet. Right? Also yikes.

Now, to work on catching up with my life and taking a few weeks to breathe before the whirlwind begins again...

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