Long rambling thoughts on finishing NaNoWriMo 

I hit my goal of finishing Part 2 of , my partner Mabel's and my epic queer switchblade-and-sorcery novel that we first began drafting in 2016, for , and it feels really good.

It wasn't easy getting into the home stretch, and once I did I was dead to my body and the world for a few days. Finished it Sunday, and two days later I think I'm still recovering. 😅 And part of me's raring to go on finishing Part 3, which is already outlined and partly written, but that may mostly have to wait till after the holidays. We'll see.

Part 2 is now available to download on our Patreon at any contribution level (link below). Part 1 is free to read/download on Mabel's and my website (link also below), and chapters of Part 2 will continue to be posted there every Monday and Friday till we've finished Part 3, at which point we'll release all three parts for free on our site and in ebook format, and for print-on-demand at cost or as close as we can get it.

Thank you, everyone, for your encouragement! Sharing this journey with the Fediverse has been incredibly motivating and energizing. Congrats to those of you who've hit your goals, best of luck to those of you still wrapping up, and, to those who won't make it this time around for whatever reason, there's nothing stopping you from getting there in your own perfect timing. ✨

Those Who Create and Destroy on our website: readformandvoid.com/the-nullwe

Our Patreon, where you can now download Part 2: patreon.com/readformandvoid

Link to new chapter of Those Who Create and Destroy, character portrait with not-quite-eye contact 

In Chapter 24, “The World Is a Stage, but the Play Is Badly Cast,” Elisha, disguised as Caliban, crosses paths with Jules, who's also incognito, and the two combine forces as their investigations veer into dangerous territory.

Read Chapter 24 online: readformandvoid.com/the-nullwe

Start back at Chapter 1: readformandvoid.com/the-nullwe

@dontdoitneil

Tonight's a night for reading instead of writing/editing. On trauma and restoring wholeness, from The Myth of Normal by Gabor Maté MD.

Link to new chapter of Those Who Create and Destroy, character portrait w/ ec 

Chapter 22 of is here!

In “The Truth About Heaven,” Fabiana reveals to Rory that she's a mage too, reassures him he was justified in hexing Cheong, and takes a dive into his dreams.

Read Chapter 22 online: readformandvoid.com/the-nullwe

Start back at Chapter 1: readformandvoid.com/the-nullwe

@dontdoitneil

New chapter of Those Who Create and Destroy, character portrait w/ ec (kinda) 

A new chapter of is here!

In "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race," Rory begins to buckle under the strain of caring for Max, and Fabiana nudges him to start burning bridges.

Read Chapter 21 online: readformandvoid.com/the-nullwe

Start back at Chapter 1: readformandvoid.com/the-nullwe

@dontdoitneil

long intro ✍️ selfie 🤪 

Posting up a new because I just consolidated accounts (and hopefully didn't lose any of you in the process)! 🙏

You can call me Em (they/them). 👋 ​ My partner @dontdoitneil and I write stories of survival and modern sorcery, inspired by action-adventure series like Revolutionary Girl Utena, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Fate, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Devilman Crybaby, and Arcane: League of Legends.

You can follow the hashtag to keep up to date on our epic switchblade-and-sorcery novel, which we publish on readformandvoid.com/ in biweekly chapter installments. (We're currently releasing Part 2. You can download the ebook of the complete Part 1 here: dropbox.com/scl/fo/oqddprz2ln5 📖)

Here on writeout.ink, I share a lot of excerpts from my , thoughts on , , , , mysticism and radical thought paradigms, and occasional .

I came to a couple weeks ago with the latest and have been amazed by all the creative and fascinating people here. I'm really enjoying getting to know you all, especially the many of you who are into kickass and deeply personal queer stories, and even creating your own! 🤝


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