Reimagining (Aspects of) The Omegaverse: A Mini Series – INTRO

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There are almost 150,000 stories on the AO3 tagged with Alpha/Beta/Omega Dynamics. I’d like to say that I have probably read between 5 and 10 percent of that. I find omegaverse incredibly entertaining. I’ve been writing my own across the years. Most recently I’ve posted my original series “alphas deserve bullying” and reposted my old DCU omegaverse series with updates.


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Finding a Path in a Broken System

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Mailee Osten-Tan | Longreads | June 2022 | 7,621 words (27 minutes)

CW: This story mentions depression, suicide, and isolation, and discusses different types of gender confirmation surgery and recovery procedures in graphic detail.

As Amy (not her real name) walks toward the immigration hall in Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, she is visibly nervous. The long glass corridors, rows of fluorescent lights reflecting off plastic face shields, and sound of crinkling white protective suits make her feel like she’s entered a science fiction film. She is presented with a small number tag and guided toward neatly spaced plastic seats where she waits for her documents to be inspected. The airport is almost completely empty: echoey, eerie.

It is July 3, 2021, and there are reports of 6,230 new cases of COVID-19 in Thailand today. But Amy’s anxiety is not the result of an 18-hour flight in the middle of a pandemic…

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Celebrating Bitch Magazine: A Reading List

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By A. H. Reaume

My first subscription to Bitch Magazine was a gift. I was in my second year of university and couldn’t afford to subscribe. So, when my sister asked what I wanted for my birthday, the answer was easy. 

I’d attended Catholic schools my whole life. By the time I was 19, I wanted nothing to do with the church because of its stance on abortion and queer rights. 

But I wasn’t exactly sure what my politics were. 

I was definitely a feminist — that much I knew. I was interested in social justice, but I didn’t really know what was possible to believe politically. Growing up, all I had been exposed to were conservative and right-leaning liberal views. But I knew I wanted more. More rights for women, more rights for LGTBQIA+ folks, more rights for disabled people, more rights for racialized people, and more economic equality. 

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Back to the Village…

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Hello! “A Little Village Blend” released on the Bold Strokes Books webstore today! (It’ll go wide everywhere else on the 13th, don’t worry!)

Brilliant Cover from Inkspiral Design, yet again!

According to Ivan’s sister Anya, Ivan’s tea leaves promise his perfect match is out there somewhere, just waiting to be swept off their feet. Ivan knows Anya’s always right—an annoying trait for a sister if ever there was one.

Ivan’s own knack with tea might not deal with the future, but it’s pretty good at helping with the here and now. When Walt, a tall, dark, and grumpy soldier shows up at his store, NiceTeas, in obvious need of a hand—and a dog-sitter—Ivan rises to the challenge and offers blends to make Walt’s life a little easier. There’s just no way he can help falling for the guy. But Anya says Walt’s not the one for Ivan, and the…

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CORSO DI SCRITTURA: APRIRE IL CASSETTO. FINALMENTE SCRIVERE.

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Docente: MARILÙ OLIVA

12 ore di lezioni ed esercizi online(su piattaforma Zoom)

 Coordinatrice del corso: Carolina Iacucci

La scelta del soggetto. Il respiro dei personaggi. Lo stile. Le questioni della pubblicazione e molto altro. Da gennaio Marilù Oliva terrà un corso di scrittura di 12 ore per Scuola Passaggi: l’idea è quella di “APRIRE IL CASSETTO” dove sono custoditi i sogni di scrittura e liberarli, ma dando loro una formaPer info contattate la scuola 392.4997077 scuolapassaggi@gmail.com

Il programma completo qui a p.2



Mercoledì 19 gennaio 2022 – ore 18.30 – 20.30

Lezione 1:

La mela dall’albero: trovare il soggetto, tessere la trama, realizzare l’immaginato

Mercoledì 27 gennaio 2022 – ore 18.30 – 20.30

Lezione 2:

Prendere le misure: linguaggi, stile e punti di vista

Mercoledì 3 febbraio 2022 – ore 18.30 – 20.30

Lezione 3:

L’anima della festa: costruire il personaggio

Mercoledì 10 febbraio 2022 – ore 18.30…

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Bonfire Cupcakes!

Delicious chocolate and vanilla cupcakes that are perfect for bonfire night – buttercream flames, matchmaker kindling and more = Bonfire Cupcakes!  It’s not technically been halloween yet but I am going on and on and baking more treats for you guys, and this time it is bonfire night themed! How can I honestly resist though,……

Bonfire Cupcakes!

Words for Wednesday

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For the Chipmunk in My Yard

BY ROBERT GIBBI

think he knows I’m alive, having come down 
The three steps of the back porch 
And given me a good once over. All afternoon 
He’s been moving back and forth,
Gathering odd bits of walnut shells and twigs, 
While all about him the great fields tumble 
To the blades of the thresher. He’s lucky 
To be where he is, wild with all that happens. 
He’s lucky he’s not one of the shadows 
Living in the blond heart of the wheat.
This autumn when trees bolt, dark with the fires 
Of starlight, he’ll curl among their roots, 
Wanting nothing but the slow burn of matter 
On which he fastens like a small, brown flame.

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