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
This is an announcement of my new pen name-- --and a quick question-and-answer about it. Q: What Do We Call You? A: The A stands for several names I've gone by offline. If that's how you know me, then continue on. Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism are familiar with how that works. The… Continue reading Moving Shadows Pen Name
Quick Updates Tweeting Again I can give ❤️s again! Twitter emailed me an apology for the inconvenience of locking me out of then restricting my account. The email confirmed that an automated system is charged with removing spam accounts. "[I]t looks like your account got caught up in one of these spam groups by mistake."… Continue reading Tweeting Again -and- Oh, Horror!
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
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
Where's the line between Horror and Dark Fantasy? The question bothered me earlier this week. Is my classification of darker works appropriate? I've always heard the Horror genre defined by the author's intentions, along the lines of "Horror is anything meant to scare the reader." That makes sense, though it's strange to acknowledge that I… Continue reading Pans in the Fire, Hands Writing Ire