Shades of Memory

Once upon a bright Californian desert, I lived in fear of the sun. That fear might have been inspired by an incident with a seat buckle when I was a toddler. Back then, car seats exposed more metal than what's allowed today. I don't remember the incident but know I witnessed my sister burn on… Continue reading Shades of Memory

David Farland Missed the Point About Discrimination in the Writing World

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A speculative fiction author published a blog post that I feel needs attention before it spreads through the writing community as gospel. In "Discrimination in the Writing World", David Farland opened with, A few days ago, I saw a Facebook post from a woman who complained that she didn’t want to see panels by “boring,… Continue reading David Farland Missed the Point About Discrimination in the Writing World

Restricted from Giving ❤️s

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Howdy, y'all. Happy Saturday? I'd be happier if I stuck in shadows without my consent. While waiting for Twitter to respond about what's happening with my account, I'm playing with the options that site has left open for me during the poorly explained restrictions. Twitter is ignoring my instructions from WordPress. The restrictions twitter.com also… Continue reading Restricted from Giving ❤️s

Twitter Limitations

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Additional Update--Saturday, August 11: The form email from Twitter instructed me to reply to if the issues continued after a few hours. I sent a reply this morning. The status of my @writeramlynn account hasn't changed since I blogged about it on Wednesday. With the restrictions keeping me from interacting with others on Twitter is… Continue reading Twitter Limitations

Suspicious Activity on Twitter

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Have you seen my Twitter account in the past couple of days? Probably not. Even the people who click a link to view it directly are cautioned against viewing my profile. I'm not entirely sure what happened. Twitter locked me out while I was in my account doing usual things yesterday. I followed the steps… Continue reading Suspicious Activity on Twitter

Settling Into a New Webspace

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Welcome to Shadows in Mind This new blog for A.M. Lynn is starting fresh after more than eight years of false starts and interruptions. Did you notice the URL for this site? It's finally shadowsinmind.net instead of a .wordpress domain name. Who's A.M. Lynn? Let's make sure you know me. My byline for long narratives… Continue reading Settling Into a New Webspace