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My Warhammer 40k experience is coming along nicely. I have become inured to the blood and gore and now have one favorite that stands out, 'Daemonblood' by Ben Counter. The female character is fighting a lost battle along with an Ultramarine, and his soul is overtaken in front of her by Parmenides, Prince of Nurgle, Plague God. As Castus' soul was being devoured, he was struggling to stay connected to his memories as an Ultramarine, and I really loved how the author described the difficulties…Continue
I gotta say, reading Warhammer 40k has, so far, been a gross, hacking, slashing, eviscerating experience. I have been reading it for two reasons. I need ideas for imagery and short story formats.
It has actually been pretty helpful as far as the formats. I am learning a lot. However, reading nothing but stories riddled with phrases like "a casual flick of its bladed leg licked out and eviscerated Brother Mellius quicker than the eye could follow. His shorn halves collapsed…Continue
I had to choose between burning eyelids/power nap and working on the short story while the guys were napping. I chose to soothe the burning eyelids first. However, I did manage to get some of the end-of-chapter exercises in my short story book done this morning. Baby #2 kept me company with his impromptu 6AM potty-training session. (Semi-successful session because he only pooped half of what he had in there. He laid in wait for his pull-up and then let out the…Continue
I added the 'baby' part because I am a dork. Two things happened today that were good.
1. The electricity went out in my apartment for EIGHT hours today, allowing me to pick up my short story research material and get to reading uninterrrupted. If you are having a hard time keeping away from the internet, distractions and whatnot, I suggest you try losing the electricity. It really worked because I had no other choice!
2. My husband gave me "Let the Galaxy…Continue