Morbid Warmth

Here’s a quick short story I wrote to celebrate the month of October in my own way. There are some things I could do to improve it, I know, but I wanted to share this now since it’s Halloween and all.

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Taillis Realms Map

I thought it would be fun to experiment with a hex map, just like in the old days of Dungeons and Dragons, and here’s the result. I’m actually really excited for how this map came out! The geography is loosely based on the Bay of Fundy, an area of the world I am very familiar with. The name given to this realm in the title is a work in progress, but it’s also kind of growing on me.

For those of you not in the know, a hex map is a way of setting up a map to make it ideal for exploring. Each one of those hexagons has a number for easy reference and a book full of things that might happen in that hexagon, as well as noteworthy landmarks or structures present. On this map, one hexagon equals three leagues, or approximately six miles (by my reckoning, anyway).

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To Make You Into Something Beautiful

Sometimes the most beautiful stories are also the most melancholy. This piece was a little too short to publish traditionally, but I felt it was too powerful to leave locked away in my folder of unused poems. I hope you all get something out of it.

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To Make You Into Something Beautiful

Sometimes the most beautiful stories are also the most melancholy. This piece was a little too short to publish traditionally, but I felt it was too powerful to leave locked away in my folder of unused poems. I hope you all get something out of it.

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To Make You Into Something Beautiful

Sometimes the most beautiful stories are also the most melancholy. This piece was a little too short to publish traditionally, but I felt it was too powerful to leave locked away in my folder of unused poems. I hope you all get something out of it.

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Dollhouse Cafe Table

Wow, this is a monochrome photo.

This is my second attempt at a dollhouse table, made at 1:12 scale. I like to think I’ve made a lot of progress since my first attempt, especially when considering the legs. While it might not be much to look at on a screen, I had to shape each of those legs by hand with a pocket knife! That takes a lot of work for someone who isn’t used to such tools.

My plans now are to make a proper scene, rather than just upload pieces of furniture. So that means next I’ll need a couple chairs, some decorations, and a backdrop. I’m confident I can make all of those, though.

It’s also worth noting that I’m still very new to this craft, so any advice would be greatly appreciated :)

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Now on Fiverr

As the title suggests, I am now offering some commissions through the website Fiverr. At the moment, I have two different products available: Editing and map illustration. Both have descriptions on the site, but I’ll put some explanation here, as well.

Editing is more or less exactly what it sounds like. If you have a piece of writing and you want to make sure it’s the best it can be, I’ll be happy to give it a thorough round of editing. You can learn more here.

If a map is more what you’re looking for, I can supply that, as well. I can map out any fantasy realm you’ve imagined, whether it be for stories, games, or anything else you need one for. If that sounds like something you might be interested in, you can read more here!

My hope is that these links will get into the hands of those who could really benefit from the services I’m offering, and to that end, I would be endlessly grateful if you all could perhaps share them with others you think might be interested. Thank you very much and I’ll see you all again when June is upon us!