I did the Big Scary Thing and posted up a few chapters of my draft on Inkshares!
The Glass Tree is a character-focused epic fantasy novel with a diverse cast, and if that sounds like the kind of thing you might want to take a look at, the link is here:
Hi everyone, I'm Grem and I'm totally new to mastodon. I'm demigender (she/her).
I'm predominantly an LGBT high fantasy writer, currently working towards self-publishing my first novel.
I'm also big into video gaming. I love me a good story-driven RPG.
I have a very antisocial cat named Morrigan, and nothing cheers me up like a good cup of tea. :)
Masto etiquette for new users Show more
Content Warnings may be new to many of you
Try to think of them as being similar to the Subject line of an email
They're not censorship; they're not a punishment; they're not something that need only be applied in cases where the content is very offensive
They're a piece of meta-data that it is polite to provide and that you're expected to supply in certain cases to help others to decide whether/when to engage with your post
mention of food, mh upswing Show more
So today I went outside, did a food shop, cleaned and tidied the kitchen (including organising the spice rack which had gotten somewhat out of hand, it was less of a spice rack and more of an entire seasoning aisle but in my kitchen), ran a load of washing AND did some work on the novel.
For me this is a highly unusual level of productivity, let's hope the upswing lasts for a while this time.
This is unacceptable. If your response is “but it’s just criminals” take your authoritarian bullshit elsewhere because I’m not interested. The reason it starts with criminals is because a lot of people would not argue with it
UK will track thousands of criminals with GPS tags
food mention Show more
Today consisted of nothing apart from the annual February Lord of the Rings marathon with my husband and an excessive amount of pizza. As such it has been a good day.
family Show more
My mum has been quietly absorbing my complaints about things in my kitchen that are missing, broken or that I just never had since I moved out, and this weekend she showed up at my door with plates (husband breaks them), forks (no idea where they've all gone), a stock pot and a raclette grill. It's not even my birthday!
Food Show more
While I was running errands in town I bought myself 400g of yoghurt covered cranberries which I don't have to share because my husband doesn't like them, I regret nothing.
pet surgery mention Show more
Smacked both my elbow and my knee fishing the cat out from under a chair before she could finish swallowing the piece of string she found that she was so desperate to swallow.
She's sulking now, but she's also not having emergency surgery or choking, so there's that.
'gamers', politics in videogames Show more
What doesn't count as 'politics' in videogames according to 'gamers':
•Wars, in many forms
•Relations between governing bodies
•Exploitation of underclasses
•Fighting for military forces
•Racism involving fictional races
•Casually using queermisic tropes and/or jokes
•Gay people existing
•Women not being subservient or docile or barely dressed
•Literally anything about non-fictional races
alcoholism, depression - Show more
Today went downhill in a bottle very quickly and I do not want to be a burden but I am told that talking can help so here I am, rambling at The Internet. I generally thought I was past the 'drinking to feel' thing (I dissociate a lot and it brings me back, not healthy I know). BUT apparently it still gets me every now and again.
dissociation, bpd Show more
When I reconnect with my body (for lack of a better way of describing it), clothes feel weird. I'm just hyper-aware that they're THERE. It's not necessarily a bad feeling and it doesn't usually last long, but it is sometimes a bit weird.
If there are any reader folk who would be willing to take a survey about crowdfunding books, it would be a really big help to me!
12 general multiple-choice questions, it's quite a quick survey with no personal details asked.
Thank you! And thanks to everyone who has answered so far!
I am not having a great day today (thank you bpd, feel free to sod off any time you like) so here are some pictures of my cat when she was a really teeny tiny kitten for anybody else who is not having a great day today. (Dishwasher for scale. She was really, really tiny when we got her.)
I hope they help.
High fantasy writer, RPG gamer, book lover, cat person. Borderline personality disorder. #nobot
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