March 1st, 2009

atc

total carnage! i love it!

This is what rock climbing has done for me:

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What you can't see in this shot is that my feet are actually cut, and (for additional grossness) I can pump up my extensor digitorum brevis muscle so that it's ripped and the veins over it pop.

My feet are bodybuilders.

Is this the best sport ever, or what?
writing shadow unit chaz gravity

children, children--

I have so many wonderful things to show you.

First, Shadow Unit s02x01, "Lucky Day," is alive! it's alive! it's aliiiivveeee! Ahem. I mean live. It's live, it's live. Go read it here, and then when you are done, come hang out on the Shadow Unit BBS and chat about it with the rest of us.

Second, the March issue of Ideomancer is live, with awesome fiction and poetry by J(ae)D Brames, Michaela Kahn, Steven Mohan, Jr., J. C. Runolfson, Mike Allen, and Amal El-Mohtar.

Like Public Radio, both of these fine publications are entirely listener fan-supported, so if you enjoy what you see, feel free to throw a few bucks in the kitty to ensure the continued existence of excellent online fiction.
can't sleep books will eat me

(no subject)

Book #11, David Anthony Durham, Acacia.

(FFWM # 5, and probably the last one for a while.)

This has a lot of neat worldbuilding, some nasty plot twists, and cannibal Klingons ogres. Also, a lot of particularly nasty wildlife. And I suspect the world has a Hidden Secret, and I suspect I know what it is.

Thematically, it reminds me of a cross between Prince Caspian and "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas."

In other news, I seem to be getting a cold, if the tickle in my throat can bebelieved. because that's just what I need right now.