Kjudoon’s Cartoons 12

“Jaderoques vs Harly Quinn”

Weird music for a weird opponent.  Hoppy Halloween.

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Kjudoon’s Cartoons 8

“Thom Fury at Star Labs”

Although I don’t really play DCUO anymore, I miss it.  Just too bad the micro transactions and escrow cap have driven me out of game.  Your characters can’t grow past a certain point unless you pay a membership fee.  That said, the content is good… but I don’t believe in game subscriptions.

Ahoy-hoy?

Most writers and bloggers seem to be in the camp of there is no such thing as a bad social app when it comes to advertising yourself and providing contact with fans.  After all, no man (or woman) is an island.  This has caused me great consternation on some levels as I have come to believe excessive social media is the bane of society in many ways.  I may not be an island, but I’m aiming to be the Crimean Peninsula, possibly an isthmus, or maybe an island with a good drawbridge.  And something big and scary swimming in the water between that doesn’t like my beach and loves the taste of toes and curiosity.

But I see the necessity.  Begrudgingly I do.

In this case, I must say I do not know how I will reach out to me public when the time comes beyond this website.  My Facebook connection is for my friends and family.  Sure I keep them appraised of what’s going on, but that’s a partitioned part of my life that I do not want mixed over here on the authorship side, cluttering this up more personal things here.  You don’t need to know about me wishing my best-friend’s, cousin’s, uncle’s, 4th grade geometry teacher their best on their 50th anniversary.  (Totally fictitious action.  I don’t wish people happy birthday/anniversary/holiday save in person, because I’m embarrassed I forget the ones that matter most too often.  So don’t expect a Christmas card, or some other non-holiday celebratory creation by the greeting card industry from me.)  Oh dear, I’ve toddled off point.  Allow me to get back to it.

Looking through all the various ways you have to connect with someone here, I’m looking at it more or less in horror.  I don’t want to deal with so many social veins.  I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again, I do not trust anything with the root word “twit” for social media.  No thank you.  I have neither time nor interest in Pintrest.  Instagram is more like Nopeagram, and Facebook is the last bastion holdout because of friends and family.

That leaves me with an interesting predicament of cutting off my nose to spite my face as my mother often would say to me.  Ya gotta deal with it or minimize connectivity.  The one kinda odd area I’m toying with is streaming media.  As you can see, I play some online games.  I have lots of fun getting on teamspeak with my gaming guild, The Seraphim, and going to sink ships or save Metropolis from Braniac.  I think some day it might be fun to make my own channel and open it up for fans to come play with me or hang and chat.  If I could do a direct forum here, I would, and I definitely am interested in opening a chat room some day.  These are methods I feel comfortable with for interaction with the public once the time comes.

But I still want the island with drawbridge… and crocodiles?  Piranha?  eeww… no.  Ill tempered sea bass, or mutated overgrown betas.

With friggen laser beams on their head.

Filling in the Gaps

As I said earlier, I’ve some more content to add for your reading and viewing pleasure.

My Library has grown as I’ve added 5 short stories.  They are all Mechwarrior Online fan fiction and Seraphim lore, but I like em, and it has been fun to re-read some of the stories myself.  I’d forgotten what and how I wrote some of these, so it’s a fresh look for me, and that’s something really nice to get.  As a writer, you never get to see your own work through the eyes of someone who never saw it before.  That’s the one sad thing about creating a story.  You never get the thrill of discovery.  So go check out the short story section in the Library.

Time SlingerI’ve added to my Studio/Theatre 9 of my gaming videos.  (Go ahead and check out my youtube channel for over 50 different gaming videos!) I have a lot of fun doing these.  To be honest, it’s made me wonder if I should put up weekly events for “playing with the author” to those interested in joining me in a few hours of gaming together.  Of course, as it sits, I’m only playing World of Warships and DCUO.  But who knows?  That might change in the coming months with some of the new games that are scheduled to come out.  Regardless, it must be balanced versus working on my writing and my job.

I have, as you can see, very little time to finish editing if I am to meet my Independence Day deadline for you beta readers.