I have added a project entry for The Ursulan Cycle. This is a genderbent version of the Arthurian Cycle, historic fantasy.
I have updated the Serial Poetry section following the April 1, 2014 Poetry Fishbowl. Series with new entries include An Army of One, Beneath the Family Tree, Fledgling Grace, Monster House, The Ocracies, Polychrome Heroics, The Steamsmith, and Walking the Beat.
There will be a half-price sale in Polychrome Heroics running from April 14-20. Browse now and see if there's anything that appeals to you.
I have updated Polychrome Heroics with material from the March 18 bonus fishbowl. All published poems are linked, and the rest listed with their prices.
I have updated the Serial Poetry page with material from the February 4, 2014 Poetry Fishbowl. Series with new poetry include An Army of One, Clay of Life, Fiorenza the Wisewoman, Fledgling Grace, Frankenstein's Family, Monster House, One God's Story of Mid-Life Crisis, Polychrome Heroics, Schrodinger's Heroes, Tripping into the Future, and Walking the Beat.
I have updated the series page for Walking the Beat following the January 21, 2014 Poetry Fishbowl bonus session that featured this series. So far, two of the new poems have been published and linked; the other nine poems are listed with their prices.
I have a new project. The Blueshift Troupers is a concept for a science fiction television show. A team of shapeshifters travel the galaxy solving problems. They shift to match the prevailing race on each planet they visit. Therefore each season would have a different set of actors, and a different ethnic group would have total representation.
So far I've written a bunch of descriptive material, a little of which appears on the project page by way of introduction. I've also posted two poems to help develop the backstory of the setting and characters. I want to do some more poems in that line. Eventually I'd like to try writing out the script for Episode 1.
I have updated the Serial Poetry page following the November Poetry Fishbowl. There are new poems in Diminished Expectations, Fiorenza the Wisewoman, Fledgling Grace, Monster House, One God's Story of Mid-Life Crisis, Polychrome Heroics, Schrodinger's Heroes, Starfather, and The Steamsmith. There are two new series: Frankenstein's Family and The Godship Wanderers. Walking the Beat has a new poem, and now has its own page as well.
There are two new series pages. P.I.E. is an established series that's getting long enough to need its own page; this is urban fantasy with a wheelchair-riding hera named Brenda Cochlain. Diminished Expectations is a new series in dystopic science fiction, dealing with the aftermath of chemical warfare; it features a diversity of characters.
Clay of Life is a new series with two poems, so it's just listed on the main Serial Poetry page. It features the golem Yossele and the traveling blacksmith Menachem.
Many other series have new poems linked or listed from recent fishbowls. Updated series include An Army of One, A Conflagration of Dragons, Fiorenza the Wisewoman, Hart's Farm, One God's Story of Mid-Life Crisis, Monster House, Polychrome Heroics, The Steamsmith, and Walking the Beat. The shared world projects Schrodinger's Heroes and Silk Road Allies have also been updated.
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Elizabeth Barrette lives in central Illinois. She writes in the fields of speculative fiction, gender studies, and nature religions.