Mar. 16th, 2019

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The March 2019 [community profile] crowdfunding Creative jam is now open with a theme of "Heroism." Come leave us prompts, or claim some for your own inspiration.


What I Have Written

"A Thousand Faces" is today's freebie.

"My Responsibility to Make It Better"
A flickering boy wants to become a hero right now, and finds a way to do that.
262 lines, Buy It Now = $131


From My Prompts


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A hate crime has killed dozens of Muslims in New Zealand. My kiwi friends are all upset about this, and so are a lot of other folks. So here are some practical things you can do ...

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Today I hauled 4 buckets of mulch, one to the purple-and-white garden to cover the hostas, the rest under the maple tree near the mulch pile. 
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In today's fragmented world, people can improve it by reaching out to each other. Here are some ideas for building community in your neighborhood.

Welcome new families. You can bring a traditional baked good, but I also love the idea of welcoming newcomers by sharing your favorite local restaurants and businesses, perhaps a stack of your favorite take-out menus wrapped up in ribbon.
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Thanks to an audience poll, there are now 48 new verses in "So Many Notes and Colors and Flavors."  Heron shows Shiv how to salvage the shortbread dough with tea leaves in it.
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 What it says on the tin.

The title is only a slight exaggeration.  For any stress, there are always survivors in a large enough population.  But they may not be enough to do their job anymore.  In the case of trees, the fewer there are, the more humans die.

Mitakuye oyasin.  We are all related.  That's not just a cultural tidbit; it is a very real, very physical truth.  We are part of an ecosystem.  If we do not take care of all our relations, they will no longer be able to take care of us, and we will die.  We don't even understand all the things they do for us, or why we are affected; but that won't stop people from dying.  Dead trees = dead humans.
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 ... in lizards.

You know who else relies on gut bacteria?  Humans.

Well, there's a whole new thing to freak the fuck out over.

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