The Crossroads of the Aether
It has been only a short while since I left, I know, but I already miss you and Henrik and Lukas. I was fortunate enough to acquire work on an airship-- an airship! -- called the Daedelus. It is quite the novel thing to be up in the aether all the time. I know you have traveled this way before but it is most peculiar to be flying all the time. My feet are used to it (I do not wobble when I walk any more), but my mind is not. I find myself expecting…Continue
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I've been a bit bummed out since I learned that my steampunk story got bumped out of the Immersion Press anthology. However, I still recommend that everyone buy a copy when it comes out. It's going to be a great book!
My spirits were lifted by other news I received last week: I have a collection of short stories sitting on a publisher's desk right now. I have no idea how long it takes for a manuscript to be evaluated, so the suspense is filling most of my thoughts at the…Continue
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Back when I had aspirations of becoming a model, I was trying to think of a good "pin-up name" and was coming up short. The world is full of "Betty Danger"'s and "Dixie Hearts"'s, and I wanted to portray a classic but fiery personality (which isn't too far from the "real" me, at least the fiery part ^_~ ). I also love the color red and was dying my hair crimson at the time, so Ruby was a natural choice. I had originally thought of "Shipwreck" as a nice play on my last name, but it just…Continue
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Anyone familiar with Irish family names, will, I am sure, have realized that McCorbie is not a name one will find in any list of Irish surnames. That is because it is a name I took on as a result of events that happened between the time my parents.....well, anyway.... and the time I reached what could be called civilization once more.
After I fled the site of what happened I hid in the woods for many months. It was cold and wet…
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A long time ago, the name Church was the name on everyone's lips. This was before the time of Edmund Church, Lord of Langhill. In his life, he managed to lose all his family had built over the years, both assests and repute, leaving him with nothig but land. Edmund married a woman named Minnie, and soon after they wed, Minnie gave birth to dark haired, fair skinned twins. A boy with blue eyes, who they had named after his father, and a girl with brown eyes, who they had named Emma.…Continue
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So here it is... Now my definitely not SP boss is now suggesting places I can go to find the parts and pieces for my SP projects.
I started with the obvious places (the hobby and art stores). And am now on to raiding my father's auto shop and visiting the local bike shops for extra parts. The hardware store around the corner now knows me by name. And My mom is refering to me as her little grease monkey ( at 42-- really).
My Next project is getting much more ambitious and on…Continue
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For many years I travelled the world, looking for more information about me parents. I often worked as a pilot, navigator or cook on whatever airship I could find in need of services I could provide. If it was headed in a way I wanted ta go I'd e'en o'erlook many tings. Yes, I 'ave sailed with pirates but I 'ave never killed anyone, nicked anything from anyone who di'n't deserve it or tried ta control anyone else.
What I learned…
Added by Kat McCorbie on July 28, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments
Sepiachord Playlist for the Week Ending July 24~
Dog Faced Hermans: Keep Your Laws/Off My Body
Vagabond Opera: Milord
Ghoultown: Werewolves on Wheels…Continue
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I be Katrine Malachy McCorbie, a free Irish woman, maker, traveler, wanderer. This be me journal, the telling o' me story.
My parents were traveling tinkers and Ireland was originally our primary roving ground. However, with the adaptations my father made to our wagon we were able to travel aloft and often went far from the shores of our homeland. By the time I was 15 I had been to China, Japan, the Ottoman Empire, Russia and even the Americas.
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Raising a family, working, fixing ones home, giving your cat cat-nip to leave you alone to type in your blog are all things that are priority to ones secondary activities. It can be said however that in order to be more successful in your main endeavors you must have very healthy secondary activities such as hobbies, sports or what not. I could not agree more with this.
The mundane, I find to be much more vibrant and alive when your secondary activities blend well with the…Continue
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