For all that she had spent most of her life on a spaceship, it was a rare thing for her to see actual space. Her eyes reached up into it, and instantly she was out, soaring through its limitless depths. Stars slipped around her, clusters of glowing fruit, little floating toys she could have batted away like a kitten if she hadn’t been too shy. There was no sound but the sighing of the ship’s circulation system; it seemed to be the slow breathing of the universe.
Hour of Winter Birds
Where my mom lives, there’s an event hosted by a big birdwatching group called the “Hour of Winter Birds.” Every January, people count the birds in their backyards and submit their findings, and the group makes an amazing interactive map out of the data. For Christmas, I took the five most common birds in my […]
Nostalgia time: 2009 Story Concept
Nostalgia time. A 2009 story concept that my partner and I developed – a futuristic RPG in which your own drawings served as your weapons, armor, buffs, and so on. The main character, of course, sucked hard at drawing to the point that his anti-skills managed to break the game mechanics. The skill needed to […]