Pokemon GO!

Let’s Be Friendly. From time to time (usually when a challenge demands it), I remind my followers that 1) I play Pokemon GO! and 2) I prefer to friend my readers (rather than random strangers). If “gotta catch ’em all” is also one of your goals, don’t be shy. Drop me an email with your friend code, and I’ll happily add you.

always.forthright at gmail dot com

Bard & Barbarian

Narrated Edition. Bard and Barbarian has been posting slow and steady over on my Patreon account. Reading along is great, but supporters on some tiers can now listen along. Ch16, “Don’t Be Strangers” just went live for those in qualifying tiers. AND Ch12, “At the Pike & Lager” just unlocked for the Twinkle and Sparkle tiers.

New narrated chapters will arrive every other Wednesday, which means … there’s always something more to look forward to! Learn more about my Patreon here >>

GO Fest 2021

Pokemon GO! From time to time, I mention here that I enjoy playing Pokemon. Since we’re nearing the annual extravaganza that is GO Fest, it seems a good time to bring up my ongoing offer. If you also play Pokemon GO, email me your friend code > always.forthright at gmail dot com. I play daily. I send gifts. I love raids. To quote Professor Willow, “Let’s GO!”

Okay, so … head canon

Vassal. Some of my reviewers are confused because Miroku believes he is returning to the Western Lady’s airborne castle. I mean, that was canon. I can picture the panels clearly. The lady. The stairs. The … oh. Oh, wait.

So. If something happened in Unspoiled, it’s still pretty much canon. Right? ::facepalm:: Do I fix it … or leave it?

“Who Stole the Cookie” | art by lila-me

Narration, Day 9

Governed by Whimsy. Join me over at Cryptid Audio, where Travis Baldree will soon be wrapping up Governed by Whimsy: The Anthology with its titular story. Today’s probably the last session for my books (for a while). If you weren’t able to drop in, fear not! The anthology audio book will be available from Tantor on August 10, 2021. And Mikoto and the Reaver Village will release on August 17, 2021.

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Narration, Day 8

Dragged Through Hedgerows. Join me over at Cryptid Audio, where Travis Baldree is narrating Governed by Whimsy: The Anthology, which will release in audio format from Tantor on August 10, 2021. Travis has done the first few chapters of Songs 03, establishing voices for Daroo, Charles, and Coop, so look forward to the balance of that story today. If you can sneak a peek, it’s loads of fun to watch him work.

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**ADDENDUM** He fit in an early session this morning & will return at his usual time, which is 1pm (Pacific).

NARRATION, DAY 7

Followed & Dragged. Join me over at Cryptid Audio, where Travis Baldree is narrating on Governed by Whimsy: The Anthology, which will release on August 10, 2021. He’s well into Songs of the Amaranthine, #2, Followed by Thunder. We’ll likely make a first foray into Dragged by Hedgerows, too. (Yay, My weekend needed some Coop!) If you have a little time, it’s a treat to watch Travis work.

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Narration, Day 6

Marked & Followed. Join me over at Cryptid Audio, where Travis Baldree is working on Governed by Whimsy: The Anthology. He’s already begun his foray into Marked by Stars. After that short story wraps, I’m sure we’ll go straight into Songs of the Amaranthine, #2, Followed by Thunder. I wonder if we’ll get more drop-bys with it being the weekend …?

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Narration, Day 5

Mikoto and the Reaver Village + Anthology Time. Join me over at Cryptid Audio, where Travis Baldree will (definitely) be wrapping up his narration of Mikoto and the Reaver Village today. Then, it’s straight into Governed by Whimsy: The Anthology, which includes the first four short stories in the Songs of the Amaranthine collection. First up: Marked by Stars! ::twinkle::

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Narration, Day 4

Mikoto and the Reaver Village. Join me over at Cryptid Audio, where Travis Baldree will (probably) be wrapping up his narration of Mikoto and the Reaver Village today. It’s been fascinating to peek behind the scenes & fun to hang out with readers. Come chat with us. And maybe level up! ::twinkle::

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