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I AM NOT DEAD

Art by Vance Kovacs, courtesy Wizards of the Coast

Well, I suppose if you follow me on any social media outlets, you’re aware of the fact that I’m not dead. So this is non-news.

BUT MY BLOG IS NOT DEAD EITHER.

I am recovering from some truly reeling blows in my personal life, and slowly but surely establishing a baseline. Building a foundation for the future. Getting my shit together.

The blog is coming back. Slowly, but surely.

Hopefully, this week, I’ll return to writing flash fiction, give some thoughts on games, perhaps indulge in a little fanfiction, and bring back the Friday 500.

Stay tuned, true believers. I’ve been down, but I’m nowhere near out.

Today’s art: Rise from the Grave by Vance Kovacs

New Year, New ‘Do

Well. This is looking a bit more professional and whatnot, isn’t it?

It’s been over a month since my last entry here at Blue Ink Alchemy. That I can only chalk up to travel, changing seasons, a few unpleasant cycles of mental states, and general shenanigans involving real life things like looking for work, juggling financial woes, and finding tiny moments of catharsis. It’s been a rough ride.

But here we are! It’s 2015. A new year has dawned. New challenges await on the road ahead. And new projects will be hatched and, hopefully, nurtured into fullness with a little time, attention, and care.

The second novella, Bloody Streets, will be assembled and readied for publication as soon as I can afford a professional photographer and designer to tackle its cover. I plan on contacting the same team I used on Cold Iron (ladies, you know who you are), but I need to be a little more financially solvent before I can do that sort of outsourcing. I have some information on freelancing that I plan on capitalizing as you read this. I continue to interview for dayjobs of various kinds in an effort to keep the lights on, the pantry stocked, and this very site going. I might (emphasis on might) begin streaming my efforts to improve in Hearthstone, discussing various topics of the day while yelling in frustration at Priest players I encounter.

And on top of all of that, I’ve started work on a new novel in earnest. I will not say much, other that it is aimed for young adults, has been rather carefully researched so far, and deals with witchcraft, other worlds, tolerance, hard choices, and intestinal fortitude.

This year is going to be a good’un. I can feel it.

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