Hi folks! Who here is doing #NaNoWriMo?
The Man Behind the Counter bursts out from the back room*, mop and broom in hand, a wave of vermin and dust cascading before him out the front door of the shop.
"And stay out!" you hear him cry, before he returns to the back.
(We just processed a bunch of domain blocks and abuse reports. Thanks, and keep them coming.)
* which is a real place in our discord. message for an invite.
This afternoon I'm getting housework done with this on the TV: https://www.twitch.tv/therealphildini
It's relaxing as hell to watch a 3d print happening with chill beats in the background.
Printing a little something for my desk while chilling to some lo-fi beats.
This could be yours, if you watch...
My long-awaited voter guide is here! Covering the City of Alameda, the County of Alameda, the State of California, and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
I got a 3d printer recently, so I have decided to go full internet millenial and stream it making low-poly plant boxes with lo-fi beats in the background.
So close to finishing my #LDJam entry, just sound effects and a couple graphics tweaks to go. Didn’t feel like crunching for the Compo.
My #Patreon Theme Poll is up, & I'm talking about all the options:
Next is Things Unspoken - a Lovecraftian-esque empire with millions of secrets in billions of hidden corners.
From the mermaids in the south to the creatures nobody speaks of in the North Sea, from the eastern nations which aren't yet trained, to the Western lands where the Empire has held sway for centuries, the Empire holds more whispered secrets than we will every find.
Hi folks. I try not to do this often, but if you're a fan of The Shop and can kick in a few bucks a month, it really helps in keeping this place going.
For anyone who won't be living in Worldcon time and likes mead, there's a wonderful virtual event on: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-mead-day-celebration-with-fhsteinbart-tickets-114207451562
What would you say to the one who got away?
I'm back tonight with another episode of shared catharsis. Each story we listen to, whether live or recorded, is like a warm blanket of empathy, and I want to share this with you.
Join us: https://twitch.tv/mroliverblank
This is a very important read, for any of us who are connected to arts and the internet:
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My wine zine released our first tshirt today:
All Cabernets Age Beautifully.
Proceeds going to the Anti Police-Terror Project.
Wandering.shop admin. Writer of fiction, code, and campaigns. Splitting my time between here and XOXO.ZONE.
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.