White Carousel has been updated, tidied up and been given a new logo. Does anyone want to have a look?
If you have been by Scribes of Angel recently, you will know that there is not a lot happening there right now. It's not for want of trying, I can tell you...
In January I got a new computer. The computer is lovely, Windows 10 is a pain in the behind. At the same time, I installed one of those free word.doc things which works just fine, except, between the new Windows system and the new office format, it has completely screwed up all of my site files.
Mike and I are looking into it, but neither of us have much time nowadays and we don't get together all of that often – so I hate shoving him in front of the computer as soon as he walks in – seems a bit rude...
Anyway. We know you (some of you, anyway) are still visiting and are disappointed at the lack of updates, but we are trying to sort it out. It just might take a while, so, please be patient with us!
Mind you, there are nearly 900 stories on site so its not as if you have nothing to read...!
Scribes of Angel Has been updated twice this week. There should have been a third, but there was a glitch with the site that needed a wee bit of tweaking. Mike (thank you!) has now done this, and I’m aiming to get back to some semblance of regular posting from now on. Watch this space!
For those who have no idea what Cookie Day is, it’s a little bit of fun inspired by Buffy’s cookie dough speech in Chosen. In 2010 I started the first B/A Cookie Day, and if you want to join in, here’s how:
You can take part by:
· Telling everyone it's Cookie Day!
· Sharing your favourite cookie recipes.
· Eating cookies
· Sharing cookies
· Buying cookies
· Making cookies
· Sharing your B/A cookie drabbles and stories
· Making some cookie-related artwork.
· Spread the Cookie Love!
Oh, and not a B/A fan? Have a cookie anyway...
My journal has dropped more than 9,000 places in three months.
How does that work??
Haven’t done a weekly round-up for… um. A bit longer than a week, but I’ve been a good girl and updated:
Does anyone still want to read these updates? If so, I’ll try and be more regular. And if anyone says ‘prunes’ I’m off…
I’ve got something I’m working on, and I’ve come to a bit of an impasse. So… Can I ask for assistance, please?
What I want are any words, keywords, descriptive words, phrases, quotes, prophecies (including biblical) pertaining to an Apocalypse.
Any kind of apocalypse. The cause, for my project, isn’t particularly important, and can even be mystical, zombie, whatever. Doesn’t matter.
My question, really, is if you were describing an apocalypse, what words would you use? Or if you were reading a news report, what kind of thing would you expect to see?
Yes, kind of vague, I know. But what comes to mind for you?
Anyone want to play?
Thank you kindly, folks.
Anyone who has been trying to access my sites will know that some of them have been down, following a server update which sent them collapsing like a pack of cards…
However, I am pleased to say they are all back up now.
You might find one or two glitches in the system, and if so, please let us know.
Normal service has been resumed…. Thanks for your patience.
Important Message regarding IWRY 2014
Sadly, I don’t think I’m going to be able to run the annual I Will Remember You Fiction Marathon this year.
It would be such a shame to see it disappear for ever.
Would anybody be interested in taking it on?
I’m in a retrospective mood, and been pondering on my fandom activities over the years. Most of my participation has been for the character of Angel or the Buffy/Angel relationship. I doubt I would have done any of this without the support of my family – all of whom I’ve roped in to write stories, make graphics, help with ideas, etc, and in particular – Mike’s technical know-how and support has been staggering. Friends have also learnt not to ask if they can help, because I do take them up on it! Over and over…
So – I made my fandom debut online in January 2001. I have made a total of 17 places for you to visit and enjoy, including websites, journals and a B/A forum. Not all of these were a success, I have to say, and some have closed or are no longer being updated.
Some could not have been done without a tremendous amount of support from friends and other fans, and to those people, I want to say thank you. You know who you are.
I’ve also hosted lots of popular events like Midnight Madness, Cookie Day and IWRY.
I’ve made (with huge support from Mike and my husband) a load of pictures, wallpapers, animated gifs and avatars.
And a whole variety of other content, including:
Games, e-cards, Advent Calendars
I’ve written and posted 98 stories – though some are better than others!
In addition, I’m really proud of the fact that over the years I have held dozens of fiction challenges and therefore provoked hundreds of new stories and graphics.
But the best thing about all of this? Meeting so many of you through my endeavours – its made all that hard work so worthwhile.
Thank you all for being there.