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New time!

I'm kind of a mess -- but a friendly one!

I'm an author, a , and a moon in training.

I talk a lot about my familiar, Merlin the cat.

I post a lot of and for free -- mostly cute creatures and monster romance and .

I toot awkward true stories in

I love

I'm the eldest of seven siblings and nearly all of us are queer.

I'm very awkward but do say hello!

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I wrote a book!

πŸ’€ πŸ‘» πŸ“š ✨ πŸ–€

If you love D&D and traditional fantasy with a twist, you might well enjoy BOOKS & BONE!

-scholars and libraries!
-black magic!
-zombie friends!
-evil necromancers but ... friendly?
-ace romance!

Follow Ree, necromancer town archivist, as she attempts to keep her family and neighbours from killing a foppish, arrogant, and amiable historian from the world beyond the crypt.

Sample and buy links: victoriacorva.xyz/books/books-

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I am excited to share with you a confounding and captivating collection of arcane curiousities to add a spark of the strange and silly to your of choice.

πŸ“š πŸ‰ ✨ πŸ§™β€β™€οΈ

Corva's Curious Compendium: systemless spells, items and oddities for your home game.

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She saw on TV that ghosts made things cold, and she’d always had chilly feet at night.

So she found a stone with a hole through the middle and she waited under the covers until the chill made her toes curl.

Gently, she sat up, closing one eye and holding the stone up to the other.

Shimmering and thin as a beam of moonlight, the cat stretched and resettled on her feet.

She smiled and went back to bed, careful not to kick.

She’d always wanted a cat.

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β€˜It’s just a pigeon,’ said the girl. β€˜Let it die.’

The boy lifted it with gentle hands. It was too weak to struggle. He could feel its heartbeat against his fingertips. β€˜It just needs help, that’s all.’

He nursed it day and night. Warmed it by a lamp, cleaned its wounds. Fed it from his hand. Every day it grew stronger. And larger.

After a week, it was the size of a cat. A month, a dog. It gazed at him with adoring eyes. And one day, it would carry him into the sky.

asking for financial help for basic living expenses, sorry for long post 

Hey friends, I hope you're all doing as well as 2020 allows.

I'm afraid I have to ask for help. @goblins and I are in dire straits (dire gays?) and we need to put the begging bowl out again.

For those who don't know us well, we are a poor, disabled trans couple. Rune started a degree-level course back in September, in an attempt to improve our situation, and in the UK that means getting student loans to cover the cost of the course and for living expenses. Previously, we had been on benefits.

We knew that we were going to lose some of benefit income, but we didn't realise that it would be the vast majority of it. As of November, over Β£1000 per month has been cut, leaving us around Β£150 per month. The student loans (which will have to be paid back) should cover most of the shortfall, but we'd already had to spend a large chunk on books, equipment and travel.

The result is that, while we were able to cover everything for November, we have no money for living costs in December. We're trying to raise Β£1000 to cover what we've lost and are currently about a quarter of the way to that goal.

I know this is a tough time for a lot of people with the pandemic and an expensive time of year at the best of times, but if you could boost this toot and maybe donate what you can afford, we would really appreciate it.

You can also contact Rune for art commissions and I'm currently looking for freelance games journalism work. All of Rune's commission info is on their profile. We can be reached by DM.

Thanks for reading all this! xxx

tl;dr: Please help us keep a roof over our heads and food in our tummies this holiday season!

ko-fi.com/A231B07

Okay so it looks like there's a haunting at Joh's work. Amazing stuff. πŸ‘»

Forgot to share a photo of the front garden in the snow. It was feeling mightily miffed I forgot, so it now gets it's own toot.

I rather like the waviness of the snow on the grasses.

#Gardening #Winter #Florespondence @plants

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Christmas and cat 

First Christmas presents to arrive are for Merlin XD

I've been looking for resources that might help a cis man who's always identified as straight come to terms with what his spouse starting to identify as ftm means for his sexuality, and I'm really struggling to find anything.

If anybody's got anything to hand that they could send me a link to I would very much appreciate it

I have a body positivity post brewing that I might work on this weekend. πŸ€” 🌻

(Also, if you do want to support me on ko-fi, I would appreciate it! You'll get inconsistent but heartfelt updates, as well as the occassional Merlin video and access to a whole gallery of Merlin photos)

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New post for ko-fi supporters only!

I talk about the difficulty of writing this year, and recognising that success is on an entirely different scale.

πŸ”’ 🌊 Floating is not the same as failing: ko-fi.com/post/Floating-is-not

I want to start doing microfic more regularly. And also I've got a few updates planned for ko-fi that I keep putting off.

Gonna prioritise them next week. Hmm ... gonna prioritise ko-fi right now. Gonna do it!

First snow of the season.

It's wet snow and we don't think it will settle for long before melting. But the back garden looks pretty in it.

#Florespondence #Snowspondence #Snow #Gardening

I'm not a bad cat person, I swear! It's just very hard to record things when your cat is patting your arm and yelling at you! πŸ˜…

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Merlin is a lot more content on writing days than on recording days.

On writing days, if he comes and pesters me, I will pick him up and give him a cuddle and tell him he's a good boy

On recording days I sometimes have to put him out of the room D:

unpopular cat opinion 

My favourite cats are moggies.

It's impossible not to see a moggie living its best life stretching luxuriously on a plush blanket and not be like 'you made it! No mouse-catching for you, friend!'

I still love pedigrees but they are rich people cats. Moggies are like you and me.

Good morning folk and friends from far and near!

Today I wish you the ability to take things in small steps ✨

cw self harm scars but like magical and cool

finished this homework also. ready to sleep for 20 years

#MastoArt

"Tell me a new story," my hatchling requested.

"A new story entirely, or something you haven't heard."

"Um, yes?"

"Once upon a time there was a dragon-turtle, like us, who didn't know how to make friends, 'cos he was considered big and scary. So one day, he sought the aid of the beloved princess of a nearby kingdom - surely she could guide him! But just 'cos he went about it the wrong way, a mean plumber threw him into lava!"

"Boo!"

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #UrbanFantasy

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