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Great write up of the #BlackSpecFic Report we publish on Fireside, as well as FIYAH! Magazine”s excellent new initiative, their POB (Presence of Blackness) Score:

work, skills, meetings 

spend 3.5 hours in meetings already today, about to spend 2 more hours in meetings, is being in meetings a skill? someone who is good at the economy please help me budget this, my energies are dying

to my credit, it's after hours. but a proposal manager never truly sleeps... our endurance is our secret talent

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hi my name is Dani and I am Sleepy In The Office™

food photo (tea) 

hello shop :teapot:

today's tea in the Decaf Zone is rose tisane, just rosebuds in hot water, with a little honey 🍯 super luxurious and delicious

invention idea: a cup that makes all things decaf when you pour them in

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i love u,
u love me,
tony hawk pro skater 3

with a big fat hug and a kiss from me to u, tony hawk pro skater 2

book cover depicting wartime 

Finally got my copy of Yoon Ha Lee's Raven Stratagem 📆📆📆🎆🎆🎆

(I normally do not go for physical books anymore but I left my e-reader at home in my rush to leave the house for workout this morning so I needed an emergency book for the weekend with my honey)

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Hey, folks, FYI that Angry Robot have a flash 50% off offer code on their ebooks today to recognise the release of A-Level results in England/Wales.

Check it out at the birbsite:

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Hey all, I guess with the influx of newcomers, this is a fine time to shill this #contentWarning wall #tool I made a while ago that nobody uses:

It goes beyond #CWs by actually throwing up a big red wall with the content warning before people actually go to the link. Simple but effective for sharing links that might be sensitive!

Plus on other sites that show image previews of links, this shows the red warning instead of any potentially harmful images!

#CW #trigger

fitness, body (my own), food 

just ate a pasta salad for breakfast in pursuit of GAINZ

not sure why eating a pasta salad first thing feels luxurious but here we are

reading Harry Potter and living my best life 📚 *starts a sleepytime book club*

*whilst contemplating electric toothbrush*

do people in your fantasy land floss their teeth

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Hey #Fediverse. When you post pictures, please please please with puppies on top fill in that description box for the visually impaired. You will be helping us out tremendously. We want to enjoy your pictures as much as others do. You don't have to write a novel, but just fill in some details.

Thanks with much love:
A Blind Dude

good morning shop!!! *rolls in with hands full of calendars*

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I know that Mastodon can be a little confusing at first. But don't worry, it's great and not that complicated to use! I'm sure you'll catch up in no time.
That being said, it doesn't dispense regular users like me to give you some tips. So here we go!

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Resource on phone zaps (not sure now who shared this link, but thank you!!!) as a form of political pressure:

re: writing, I don't write much fiction except for my own private delight, but I do:
▶️ keep a narrative exercise journal
▶️ write for my day job
▶️ write social media posts for a grassroots org I'm part of
▶️ want to get involved in prisoner correspondence

so in practice I'm all about nonfiction!

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since I'm reupping this account after over a year inactive on it, here's my updated !

broad current interests:
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identity tags:
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Wandering Shop

The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our Code of Conduct.