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  • overthedub
    20.06.2021 - 8 minutes ago

    late af, but Happy Pride Month! I got a new icon to celebrate (and it’s going to stay up at least until I finish the fic, which is 2 1/2 chapters away writing-wise).

    #god i love them #they're so cute :') #the icon was done by @jankybones if you want a cute pride icon too! #Author Rambles
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  • blackgirlslit
    20.06.2021 - 11 minutes ago

    Juneteenth Recommendation:

    It’s still Juneteenth weekend right!? Well, happy belated Juneteenth y’all! 🎉✊🏾

    Today I wanted to highlight a graphic novel that I’ve been so excited to read since I first heard about it and was able to support it on Kickstarter back in 2018!

    Illustrated beautifully in black and white, Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts is a part graphic novel, part graphic memoir that follows one women’s efforts to uncover the truth about the women-led slave revolts that have been left out of historical records for far too long. Despite their enslavement, these women warriors planned and led revolts on slave ships during the Middle Passage and fought their enslavers throughout the Americas. However, they were completely erased from history and overshadowed by other well-known slave revolts such as Nat Turner’s Rebellion and The Stono Rebellion. Because of this, Dr. Rebecca Hall, a historian and granddaughter of slaves, uses her in-depth archival research to tell the story of these mighty women.

    Can’t wait to start my read of this and learn more about events and people that my history textbooks never elaborated on!

    ***Shirt is from Blk Mkt Vintage!

    IG: @Black_Girls_Lit

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  • miraclecherryblossomsblog
    20.06.2021 - 13 minutes ago

    Something quick for father's day

    Authors cow desing is from @one-spicy-spider

    Just a very giant dad with her smoll child

    #self insert#author #hybrid cow author #cow author#hybrid cow#azgo#horse azgo #hybrid horse azgo
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  • twynte
    20.06.2021 - 13 minutes ago

    I’m having Thoughts™️ about the TVA, their time travel shit, and variants. Like, A LOT of thoughts.

    Does the TVA abide by the physics of earth and the observable universe? If so, will something bad happen when two of the same variants come into contact with each other? Maybe something like when matter and anti-matter touch? What about the theory that time travel is impossible unless the device which carries you through time has already been created (ie: you can’t travel back to before the device was created)? Is there an unreachable moment in history for the TVA? Are variants even really alive anymore??? Is the TVA some extraordinary pocket dimension or does it reside on a planet? .... Maybe I’ll come up with my own head canons and compile everything into a fic.

    It’s really interesting to think about, but I doubt Marvel put that much thought into everything.

    #if you have anything to say pls reblog it instead of commenting #this is a side account so I can’t really answer you #loki 2021 #loki tv series #loki tva#loki show#loki series#tva #time variance authority #loki marvel#mobius #mobius m mobius #quantum physics#physics
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  • cavalieryouthposts
    20.06.2021 - 15 minutes ago
    #them not being native english speakers would make the most sense if they named their kid Erection #ffs what am i meant to do with that!?!?!?! #i dont wanna laugh #the name better not be what the word erection is in their language #if so i will need to call the UN and WHO #i mean it #call the authorities
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  • starr234
    20.06.2021 - 22 minutes ago

    On the roof of a nondescript building on Imperial Centre, a small boy lay on his back and looked at the sky.

    He could only see a small patch of reddish-grey between the spires and towers surrounding him, but it was enough. His hand slipped into his pocket and closed around the pale blue crystal he always carried with him. As it warmed against his fingers, the colors around him brightened until he could almost see the stars piercing through the constant lights of the city.

    Keep looking, the stars whispered to him and the crystal hummed contentedly in his grasp.

    #six sentence sunday #luke skywalker#my fic#sw fic#wip #in which the author decides kyber crystals are a lil bit sentient #an au that is so self indulgent
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  • tua-masked-author
    20.06.2021 - 22 minutes ago

    Entry - Obedience Suite (in A minor)

    Title: Obedience Suite (in A minor) Ao3 URL: https://archiveofourown.org/works/32062750

    Rating: T Characters: Vanya Hargreeves, Hargreeves Siblings Warnings: No archive warnings apply Complete or WIP: WIP Chapters: 1/? Wordcount: 4372 Description: “I heard a rumour, that Vanya will always be obedient.” Those ten little words were all it took to ruin Vanya’s life.

    #tua masked author #s1 gen june #tua #the umbrella academy #tua fic#entry
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  • interact-if
    20.06.2021 - 22 minutes ago

    Day 7 of the Pride Month interviews! Please perceive the lovely Astra! :elmofire:

    Astra, author of Unmourned

    Pride Month Featured Month

       You are V. Frankenstein, a science prodigy with an ambitious streak a mile wide. The eldest child of the Frankenstein family, you went to university to further your understanding of the world, and made a name for yourself as a hard-working innovator and radical thinker. Unsatisfied with the academia-approved learnings your teachers saught to instill upon you, you’ve instead turned your attention to a goal more suited to your ambitions: discovering the secret of life.
       After spending the better part of a year perfecting your craft and selecting the finest speciments for your experiment, you succeed in doing what none thought possible — you’ve reanimated a body carefully pieced together from multiple corpses. Now, it’s time to face the consequences of your actions.

    Demo: TBA

    Tags: retelling, thriller

    (INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPT UNDER THE CUT!)

    Q1: Tell us a little bit about your project(s)!

    Unmourned is a retelling of the classic Frankenstein tale, where you take control of the eponymous V Frankenstein and have the power to change the direction of the story. The story starts with your giving life to The Creature, and how you choose to react to that will have rippling effects throughout the story. Not only are you able to shape your relationship with the person you've reanimated, but the rest of the cast will react and adapt to your behaviour too. Unmourned is a story about identity, family, and accountability, and about how sometimes letting go is better than clinging on.

    Q2: Why interactive fiction? What drew you to the medium?

    I've been a fan of visual novels for several years by now and had kind of passively discovered some published interactive fiction games a couple of years ago, but it's only last year that I really discovered the interactive fiction community, and that's what made all the difference. Seeing all these passionate authors putting in hundreds of hours telling these captivating stories and always pushing the limits of what has been previously done was an enlightening and motivating experience. Just the sheer amount of personalization and immersion offered by the medium was a big selling point for me. When I discovered Twine, and all the ways you could customize your story telling experience, I knew that I found my medium.

    Q3: Are your characters influenced by your identity? How?

    I think they definitely are; in particular, being able to explore The Creature's journey to discover themselves and how their identity shapes the way they interact with the rest of the world is a very cathartic experience. I've known I was bisexual since I was about 10 years old but coming to terms with being nonbinary is definitely a more recent development, and I'm excited to explore every character's relationship with their gender identity and sexuality. All the characters are bisexual, but they still have their own preferences and past experiences that influence the way they approach new relationships. It's important for me to show that bisexuality isn't a monolithic experience.  

    Q4: What would you like to see more of in LGBT+ fiction?

    LGBT representation that does not rest solely on the identity of the main character. I feel like often, the only character able to be trans or nonbinary is the main character, there are few if any LGBT characters, and the romance options' sexuality is so intrinsically tied to the player's identity that sometimes it feels flat. I want to see more well-rounded characters throughout the cast, that have their own identities, that have had relationships before meeting the main character, that have their own preferences and motivations. I think making the entire story and side characters' personal development revolve around the main character is a formula that got popularized by published authors and that is currently being challenged by smaller authors, which is great! I'm excited to see where this new movement goes.

    Q5: What or who are some of your biggest inspirations?

    I think this is a complicated question to answer, as I've been an avid reader for almost 20 years now, so I've been slowly absorbing my favourite parts of all the media I've ever consumed. When it comes to interactive fiction, I find all the authors willing to put themselves out there and share their passion with the world super inspiring; I believe I'm very lucky to have been welcomed in such a warm community. When it comes to traditional book authors, I think Mark Z. Danielewski inspired me with the way he constantly reinvents the printed medium to enrich his story telling – his experimental typography and constant innovation are amazing. Stylistically, I've always been a huge fan of Kurt Vonnegut and Roger Zelazny, and I've no doubt my writing reflects that.

    Q6: What’s a super vague spoiler for your current project?

    The road to hell is paved with good intentions.

    Q7: Lastly, what advice would you give to your readers?

    I believe every single person has something worth sharing with the world, and you simply need to find what that something is for you. Whether it's art, fiction, music, or anything else, what you do is deserving of recognition. I think it's very easy to fall victim to the thought that everything has been done already and that it's impossible to create something completely original and innovative (I would know, I've done it too!), but it's very important to remember that none of those other works have been created by you. Regardless of what you're sharing with the world, you'll always be bringing your own personal touch, and that's what makes the magic!

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  • fluent-in-lesbianism
    20.06.2021 - 23 minutes ago
    #Anonymous #this is completely on brand for me tho #with actors authors directors youtubers #idk who all follows me #all I know is that everyone here is gay and loves memes
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  • heartfragment
    20.06.2021 - 43 minutes ago

    I hardly have words to type this. But today my mother passed away. I don't know yet how this will affect development, but I will update as the release date approaches. Thank you all for your kind words and support throughout this hard time.

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  • maaneskin
    20.06.2021 - 47 minutes ago

    .😁👎

    #if i have to see one more x reader with the reader being under 160 cm #like oh my god #i’ve been on qoutev lately n it’s everytime #it’s like oh this is a nice story i’ll keep reading :) #and then the authors like facts about y/n: #she is short like reallyyyyyy short like so short it should kill her lmao like she’s barely 1 meter lmfaooo #it’s so annoying FGSJSJFJD
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  • vethbrenatto
    20.06.2021 - 51 minutes ago

    the entire scanlan & percy fail to charm the guards and get kaylie out of prison is just so funny when you consider that scanlan and percy are literally members of the council and could’ve probably just called in a favor

    #the whole whitestone deception #sir......... you have ACTUAL authority #you KNOW uriel tal'dorei #mira rewatches campaign 1
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  • oloreaa
    20.06.2021 - 53 minutes ago

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    #maybe this is just me being too dramatic once more #so feel free to ignore #but there is always so much praise for long slow burns but ONLY when there is smut at/towards the end #and if there is not that one certain thing there is something 'missing' #like 'oh i wish it had that bc it would be even better :D' #and i know that its not meant to be negative in any way #but i feel like. a story can also be great without sex? yenno? #btw this is not me saying smut should not exist or that you should not do that or whatever im completely pro whatever you wanna write/read #its just kinda the feeling there that it NEEDS to be there #some unspoken peer pressure #if that makes sense? #and im just kinda fed up with it #many stories also work well without smut and yet they receive significantly less attention #im just kinda sad thinking about how its seen as some kind of requirement instead of something optional #anyways i wish more authors would make smut chapters optional and/or post it separately so people can avoid it if they want to #rea rambles #ignore me ignore me this is just me yelling into the void #im not trying to bash or shame anyone just to be clear #just. thinking with my little rat brain
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  • secretlifeoffangirls
    20.06.2021 - 53 minutes ago

    Loki Series Wishful Prediction:

    Casey will get Neville Longbottom levels of character development. He'll start a workers-union rebellion and manage to go after the Time Keepers himself. Maybe even threaten to gut them like fishes (despite still not knowing what fishes are). Casey deserves to have a life outside the TVA, and maybe Loki changing the place up a bit will get him to realize his own potential. 

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  • thecatreadingbooks
    20.06.2021 - 54 minutes ago

    Cat Sharing a Few New Marketing Tips For Authors and Other Stuff...

    Cat Sharing a Few New Marketing Tips For Authors and Other Stuff…

    It has been a while since I have shared some Marketing and Promoting Advice/Tips with all the authors and writers who stop by and visit the “Reading Den.” I always get good tips and also do my own research on what is trending and hot in book promoting or large book sites that offer low-cost or FREE promoting. I want to share some changes as well that have made in regards to my small literary…

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    #Author #Book Marketing Tips #Low-Cost And Affordable #Lyon Literary Services #My Marketing Plans With Free Consulting #Writers
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  • sewickedthread
    20.06.2021 - 57 minutes ago

    ID chart by Jess Zimmerman & Halimah Marcus, to create your 'description of a woman by a male novelist'

    So I would be (based on my blog name) 'she had knockers like a juicy ship and I thirsted to invade her.'

    #all credit to the authors #describe yourself#bad writing
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  • eggregate
    20.06.2021 - 58 minutes ago

    Ernie ($0.99 to Free) #Kindle @ https://ift.tt/2UmWply

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  • eggregate
    20.06.2021 - 58 minutes ago

    Seaside Manor Bed and Breakfast (Emerald Cove Book 2) ($4.99 to Free) #Kindle @ https://ift.tt/2UasEUP

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  • eggregate
    20.06.2021 - 58 minutes ago

    The Specialist: Books 1 - 3 (The Specialist Omnibus) ($4.99 to Free) #Kindle @ https://ift.tt/35F2bl2

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  • dramioneasks
    20.06.2021 - 1 hour ago

    The Disappearances of Draco Malfoy by Speechwriter - M, 33 chapters, Words: 309,585 - The night that Harry and Dumbledore return from the cave, the Death Eaters are delayed from reaching the top of the Astronomy Tower for one more minute. Draco Malfoy lowers his wand. / An AU in which Draco accepts Dumbledore's offer to fake his death and go into hiding with the Order of the Phoenix.

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