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Riddle Hint 

Consider the riddle in the context of a world before electricity.

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I thought of an easy that may or may not already exist, but I just thought of it:

As I live, I die quickly so you can work longer,
but snuff out my life and I live forever.
What am I?

DM me your answers!
Check the thread for a hint!

If you can spare 30 minutes, you should play this little #game/simulation. It's a nice cross between #philosophy and #statistics about #trust:
ncase.me/trust

I'm reading through this science-fantasy novel I started when I was little (I wrote like 61 pages!), and not only are there typos on the *first* page, I also imagined a world that was /so wasteful/ that it took the energy of a whole star *each day* to power their planet, to the point that it was noticeable that a star was going out everyday day.

And the only protest from my main character was "Well, they sure do seem to be inconsiderate to the people who like stars!" and like... yeah I guess, but also.... a /whole star/????

in my hands, a story about Disney's life would recognize him as a tragic character. A champion of imagination whose own political imagination was so narrow that he fell for every comforting false narrative presented to him, from American exceptionalism to corporate benevolence

The great thing about fantasy is that you can drag dreams and longings and hopes and fears and strivings out of your subconscious and call them 'magic' or 'dragons' or 'faeries' and get to know them better. But then I write the stuff. Obviously I'm prejudiced. - Robin McKinley

I've finished some books recently but I haven't documented them anywhere. I should fix that soon.

We did it!! With the help of all our donations, we were able to defeat the big bad AND we reached the $3000 goal!

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Btw, there are 2 wyrmwood die vaults that are being given away (or some gift cards if you prefer).

Anyway, we start streaming in 15 minutes!
twitch.tv/tat_helen

More information:
truckersagainsttrafficking.net

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The new stream will be through Twitch! It's from 2 minutes from now and will go for like 6 hours!

Twitch.tv/tat_helen

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Truckers Against Trafficking is holding a special live streamed Dungeons & Dragons #fundraiser campaign on September 25 (Tomorrow!), 26, and 27th, and I'm going to be a player! If you're able to donate, you can affect the story and characters in different ways! But even if you can't donate, you can watch the live stream on the TAT Facebook page (I know, Facebook, bleh, sorry).

Check out the fundraiser page for all the links and details:

truckersagainsttrafficking.net

#DnD #5e #liveStream

Hey, I haven't finished it yet, but everyone needs to read So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo. I'm listening to the audiobook version, which is read by Bahni Turpin, who also narrated for Binti and Children of Blood and Bone, and she's great and the book is very important!

Truckers Against Trafficking is holding a special live streamed Dungeons & Dragons #fundraiser campaign on September 25, 26, and 27th, and I'm going to be a player! If you're able to donate, you can affect the story and characters in different ways! But even if you can't donate, you can watch the live stream on the TAT Facebook page (I know, Facebook, bleh, sorry).

Check out the fundraiser page for all the links and details:

truckersagainsttrafficking.net

#DnD #5e #liveStream

:blobCatPeek: psst hey

I wrote a book. It's a light-hearted, fast-paced fantasy about ... necromancers? *checks notes* Yep, that's it. Light-hearted necromancer story.

Also shapeshifters and sprawling necropolises and secret libraries!

It would be cool if you wanted to take a look. Or share this toot. Or both!

💀 👻 📚 ✨ 🖤

Info, Sample, & Buy Links: victoriacorva.xyz/books/books-

:blobCatPeek: ok bye

Which behavior do you like best when displaying details and various reviews and statuses for a book after clicking "More Details" in the search results?
Also, how might screen readers handle each?

I'm aiming for a good solution between #accessibility and usability.

This behavior will likely be used on both search results and items on shelves.

#UX #design #boostsWelcome

Nnnnnooooooooooo!!!!! A cliffhanger!!!!!!!!! Aaaaaaaaaaaaaa

I just finished the Legend of : Ocarina of Time ! Wonderful and beautiful. I love the fact that they gave Link a voice, and I love the voice and personality they gave him!

Also, while many of the sequences from the game were somewhat rushed, I really liked how they gave Link a companion for each one. Also, some of the supplementary stories were very welcome and added some interesting perspective on the story!

🧶 @DialMforMara

"Sorry for the intrusion," said the man, who clearly wasn't. "I'm looking for some data which may be hidden here."

"And so you just come barging into my home?" She raised an eyebrow behind a pair of half moon reading glasses.

"Do you have any data storage media?"

"You're welcome to look." She shrugged, returning to her knitting.

It didn't take him long to leave. There were no hard drives in her cottage. He never noticed the binary pattern in her knitting.

#microfiction

I just heard about The StoryGraph, which is currently in beta. Tt's apparently a non-Amazon Goodreads alternative (without being social media), founded by a Black woman. Link to the beta site is at the bottom of this page: thestorygraph.com/

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