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The Life and Times of Angel Evans: Behind the Scenes

Originally posted on Meredith Debonnaire:
Welcome back! This month, I’m exploring Dragonboats, Featherboats and worldbuilding. Art by Meredith Debonnaire So, dragonboats. They are, as you will (I hope) know, mentioned in the story. As are featherboats. And they’re one of…

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The Hopeless, Maine arts and crafts movement.

Originally posted on The Hopeless Vendetta:
This is a rather grand title for a thing that we are doing. We are combining the philosophy of Wombles ( “Making good use of the things that we find, things that the everyday…

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The Life and Times of Angel Evans: Behind the Scenes

Originally posted on Meredith Debonnaire:
Welcome! This is a new monthly thing that I will be doing, taking you behind the scenes of The Life and Times of Angel Evans. It’s going to vary as to what exactly that means; I…

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Book Review: Hopeless Maine by Tom and Nimue Brown (this review originally written for Pagan Dawn

Originally posted on Meredith Debonnaire:
Procession somber; pageant walked, shuffled, lurching to uncertainty. This review first appeared in Pagan Dawn magazine. Hopeless is an island that nobody can leave. Let that sink in; it’s a deeply layered bit of worldbuilding,…

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Putting out the hat

Originally posted on Druid Life:
There’s a moment when you start a busking set, when the empty hat goes out, and you have not yet begun to sing or play, and you don’t know how people are going to react.…

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Meet Philomena Bucket

Originally posted on The Hopeless Vendetta:
Please meet Philomena Bucket. She has recently shipwrecked on the island (which may explain her worried expression) Philomena is a Traveller. Which is to say,  the example character in the Hopeless, Maine role playing game…

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Finding Hopeless, Maine

Originally posted on The Hopeless Vendetta:
Finding Hopeless, Maine Come in, dear traveller! I hear you are looking for directions. Yes ,yes, sit down. Now, you want to get to Hopeless, Maine. Are you sure?  You’ve been warned about it,…

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