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Winter–A Meditative Sketch

Merry Christmas, yis’ beauts! I hope you and your loved ones have thusfar had and will continue to have a glorious and blessed Christmas season. Also, happy feast of Saint Stephen! I come today, as promised, with the last of the four seasons ‘Meditative Sketches.’ I think it’s also the shortest by far. I feel […]

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folk music Literary Writing

‘There’s More to Life Than Pretty Things’–General Updates and Rambles, feat. new discoveries and old enthusiasms

Tallyhi my friends! So WordPress has this annoying new feature called ‘prompts’, and today when I tried to type something it suggested I answer the question ‘what is one thing you would change about yourself?’ I don’t really intend to answer that question, but knowing how very rambling and random this type of post tends […]

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A Quick Change of Plans–Because This Tag Looked Too Fun For Me to Leave It Till Later

Tallyhi everybody! I know I said it would be either the second installment of ‘Folk for all folks’ (if you will) or an update post this week, but the fact of the matter is, my dear Sam has tagged me. And this tag looks insanely fun. So I’m going to do it, now rather than […]

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Writing

Know the Novel Part Two: Within ‘And After That, The Dark’

Tallyhi, yis’ beauts. (To use the Colm Mcguinness terms. Erm, the latter bit. Tallyhi is a Grim only thing. I think.) I think the title is fairly self explanatory. And unfortunately, I haven’t much time to introduction and gallivant and all that, as I’m writing this in a stolen half hour on Sunday evening. So […]

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In which I finally get to live out all my teenage writerly dreams–Know the Novel Part One

Okay, so as I’ve said before, I don’t do National Novel Writing Month anymore. (Also hi. How are you, ‘yis absolute beauts’, as Colm Mcguinness would say? I hope you’ve been doing splendidly. :)) So yeah, I don’t do NaNoWriMo anymore. But it–less the organization itself and more just the loveliness of writerly community and […]

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folk music Literary Remember, O Thou Man Writing

Here’s A Health–Life of late, feat. rediscoveries, an anniversary, a ballad sing, and a festival

Hello hello my friends and how doth thee?! ^that is too enthusiastic a greeting for this blog for sure. Ahem. Good afternoon. Or good evening. Or should I say Guten Nacht… Um yeah so I’ve been up to stuff lately and I’m here to talk about it. That’s the intro. Tallyho. A Book I’ve Been […]

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folk music Literary Remember, O Thou Man Writing

Strange Trails–new delightful media discoveries and some bittersweet life discoveries into the bargain

Hello, my friends! I hope you’re well. I am managing. It’s been quite the week, to be honest. All my coworkers suddenly had health or family emergencies and had to dip out as a result, so I’ve been working ten hour days. I mean, I’m happy to do it, because of course they need to […]

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Writing

Have Some Bits of (mostly) Bittersweet Poetry (in lieu of a proper post)

Although dagnabbit, I miss posting, especially about folk music. We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming soon, folks, God willing. God bless you in the meantime my friends, and I hope you enjoy these little bits and pieces by yours truly! Stillness A quiet moment, For poetry, not prose. A fickle evening rain Falls […]

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Literary Writing

Current Writing Endeavors–because why the heck not

Tallyhi, chaps and chapesses. First off, allow me to extend my apologies to you lovely folks that I have not yet answered your lovely comments. It’s still on my radar. I’m just kind of dying of schedule overload right now. So you might be asking yourself why is Grim still posting today? Well, it’s because […]

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Serial: The Malevolent Mansion .2

Julia wandered through a few more rooms, none with windows, and few of them looking anything like the basement cave she had left behind. This was not unusual, the rooms being disconnected. And indeed, she found out quite soon that where you have been in the mansion does not matter, nor where you will be. […]