Posts Tagged ‘Motivation Monday’

Motivation Monday Mixer

Uncategorized | Posted by davidludwig
Apr 08 2013

Please forgive the digital dust–things have been busy and I actually still don’t have time to bring the site back up to date as I’ve been meaning to. Eventually things will be cleaned up and a regular update schedule will resume, but for now I can’t even hazard a guess when that will be.

However, while I have a Monday free I will take advantage of it to submit an entry to Monday Mixer & Motivation Monday–hopefully they don’t mind the double submission, but even if they do it was a good exercise and fit in the time I had available.

 

OLD HEROES

If I could erase one memory it would be the caldera battle—a story carved clearly into my flesh. They say we glorious few stemmed the tide of destruction and saved the world, at terrible personal cost. I didn’t just lose my hand, my eye, or my friends. What you actually lose in a sweltering hopeless slaughter like that is an esoteric essence known only to old heroes.

Coming to the brasserie for frosty ale was a mistake. I put in public appearances when I can. I’m a symbol to the people—I remind them of those things they cherish in themselves, even though most days I have none for myself.

The raging burn of my right stump makes me truculent and ill inclined toward pleasantries. It’s time to return to my demesne, soak my keloids and imagine asking the smith to forge a sheath that didn’t rub so much.

 

150 words

@DavidALudwig

LGS on Break

Uncategorized | Posted by davidludwig
Dec 19 2011

Very sorry to do this, especially in light of a potential uptick in readership during this holiday season, but I’m afraid there will be no Lost Girls’ Society update today, or for the rest of this week. I’m far enough behind on enough things that I’m going to have to spend this week re-establishing a writing buffer for automated posting in order to maintain the quality you should expect from Lost Girls’ Society.

If you’re interested feel free to speculate via comments as to how Audrey, Horera and Nadine might spend a Christmas (or generic winter holiday, though Audrey at least is in fact Catholic). There will still be some sort of frontpage update on Wednesday and Friday (and obviously this one today) so I might delve a little into the holidays from character perspectives. We’ll see what my schedule allows.

If you’re looking for more reading though, feel free to pop over to some of the weekly Blog Challenges such as Cara Michael’s Menage Monday or Wakefield Mahon’s Motivation Monday (which I’m personally judging this week!).