New Species Profile for Sharls

The species profile page for sharls is now available. They got kind of a bum position in society, almost always being used as servants or lower employees, and their status is determined by their shell color–some get to (“get to”) serve high-ranking aristocratic wealthy types, others can barely get jobs.

Life can be tough for a sharl.

Suddenly update!

I have been super busy the last couple months, but all through the busy I’ve been editing Slubes, making for double busy. The first busy is starting to wind down, though, and I’m about 80% through with this edit of Slubes, after which I do one final read-through and then boom it’s time to get cracking on putting it through the process of making it a book. This I hope to work on in January and February, so I might have an announcement come then.

Speaking of those two months, my dayjobwork will continue until at least the end of January most likely. At that point I’m going to try and actually be “furloughed” aka “we don’t have enough work for you” aka “i wanna vacation”. At that point I can try to be more active around here! Who knows what the future could bring. Chocolate-covered celery? Maybe!

Updates, Forthcoming Site Addition, Peer Reviews!!

What have I been doing the past month? Well, with almost 40% of my time now taken up by taking calls from people looking for health insurance…

I’ve been writing the end of the novel I started with NaNoWriMo in November. Almost 85,000 words total puts it at the longest work I’ve ever written. Now to set it aside until probably Darmenzi comes out, so let’s jump back and talk about that.

As of now I’m having Darmenzi looked over by a couple people. In some places this is referred to as “beta reading” but that sounds kinda weird. Regardless, it’s out of my hands for a month or two but hey, are any writers reading this? Got anything you want someone to look at? I’m someone! Or so I tell myself in the mirror every day. While making stupid faces at myself.

But yeah, since I have a book I need looking over, if anyone out there who might happen to read this is in the same situation, I have some time and a book. I haven’t the slightest clue if any writers pay attention to this place (or if anyone in general), but I thought I’d throw it out there just in case! Note that if anyone does take up the offer, the only genre I can fit it in is something regarding humor, adventure, and some mix of fantasy and science fiction. I’m up for just about whatever but would probably be most helpful with something regarding those, um, genres? Yeah, let’s go with that word.

Okay, one more thing, let’s jump back again to Slubes. On Friday I’ll be adding something to the site related to it. It’s not huge, and it already exists, but it’s a thing that’s not on the site yet and probably should have been but whatever, I’m getting to it…