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Journal Entry: Sat Sep 13, 2014, 3:45 PM
Another livestream this afternoon... this time for the next Invasion page!

Hope to see you there!

www.livestream.com/darwincomic…

  • Mood: Sentimental
  • Listening to: silence - isn't it golden
  • Reading: The Last City
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Tea....

I got TAGGED.

Journal Entry: Sun Sep 7, 2014, 9:44 AM
:iconelsakroese: got me.  LOL! So here goes....

Rules of BEING TAGGED:

1. You must post these rules.
2. Each person has to share ten things about them.
3. Answer the ten questions asked to you and invent ten questions the people you tag have to answer.
4. Choose ten people and put their icons on your journal.
5. Go to their page and inform them they are tagged.
6. Not something like "you're tagged if you read that".
7. You have to legitimately tag ten people.
8. No tag backs.
9. You can't say that you don't do tags.
10. You MUST MAKE A JOURNAL ENTRY.

(Rules, why so serious? o.0)

Ten Things About Me:
1. I spent 21 years serving in the US Navy as an aircraft Mechanic.
2. I am a California transplant... but I consider myself a native when that happened when I was two.  And yes, I love living in this state.
3. I spent my summers growing up on the ocean fishing nearly every weekend.  I still love fishing to this day - and saltwater over freshwater.
4. Similarly, I love to hunt, mostly big game, and yes for the meat.  I'm not into trophy hunts.  Which is why you'll never see me hunt a big cat or a coyote or a wolf.  I see no purpose in those.
5. Most already know this, but I am a writer in addition to an artist.  In fact, IMHO I am far better at creating stories than illustrating them.  I am currently working on my 5th book release and am simultaneously revising M&A for a 10th anniversary 2nd edition.
6.  I am still a huge comic book fan, and that I've recently discovered a local comic book shop could be the death of me.  Death Vigil... you are on my list...
7.  I created a monster.... yes... I grew up watching G1 Transformers and exposed my daughter :icontopkicker26: to the fandom and... well... lets just say she's a bigger geek about it than I EVER was! LOL!
8. I've always been fascinated with monster movies... I grew up watching the classics.  Vampires especially have been a favorite.  And NO I do NOT consider Twilight vampire movies!
9. I am a self-taught artist in most respects.  I've only had one semester of formal schooling.  Additionally I taught myself to type when I got my first computer back in 1991.... Call me stubborn if you must.  LOL!
10.  I've been married to my husband for the past 21.5 years... a heck of an accomplishment these days.

My questions to be answered:
1. Which of these crafts would you pick if you could learn one for a whole year: stone carving, blacksmithing, glass blowing, wood carving.  
Wood Carving.  I tried my hand at it when I was younger and rather liked it.  I would like to get more skilled at it.
2. If you had to give up one of your 5 basic senses, which one would you sacrifice?  
Oh.... kay... uh...  I think I would give up taste, the ability to smell would allow me to fill in the gaps on food.  I rely way too much on the rest to give them up.
3. In return for that sacrifice, you get to pick a superpower!
Flight... yes please. (like my own set of wings)
4. What's the last book you've read?
The Last City
5. You can have either a dragon or a spaceship. Which do you pick?
DRAGON definitely!
6. What (video/board/card)game consumed the most hours of your life?  Bioshock Infinite and Borderlands 2 are about even right now.
7. You're going on a road trip. Which superhero/villain would you invite along? 
Archangel (See which superpower I wanted.  :P)
8. Do you have any piercings/tattoos?
Yes a colored tribal of a dragon on my left thigh.
9. You've build an experimental robot. The robot turns out to be hyper intelligent. Do you shut it down or do you set it free?
Set it free... and hope it has a good moral program. 
10. Lego or Playmobil.
OOOooo tough one.   I loved them both growing up.  I would have to go with Playmobil though....

Who to tag ...who to tag:
:icontopkicker26:, :iconartbleed:, :iconspiketail94:, :iconearthmanprime:, :iconswiftstone:, :iconvoid-knockout:, :iconjunisra:, :iconshaharw:, :iconangel-chickxx:, :iconhchan:

My Questions to you all:
1. What do you love most about doing art?
2. If you were to have a choice of vacation spots where would you go:  Australia, The Caribbean, or Europe?
3. Bike, Car, or Bus?
4. Gargoyles,  Transformers, or Ninja Turtles?
5.  How did you first start watching me? (I truly am curious!)
6. Playdough or Silly Putty?
7. What kind of books do you like to read? (Specific genre would be good)
8. What decade of music do you most associate with?
9. Your favorite animal (real or imaginary)?
10.  Would you go back to your high school days if you could do it over again?

ENJOY!  Thanks :iconelsakroese: (I think! :P)

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  • Listening to: silence - isn't it golden
  • Reading: The Last City
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Tea....

New Kid in Town has another chapter!

Journal Entry: Sun Sep 7, 2014, 9:12 AM
That's right fresh off the presses this morning!  Sagira is taken to task for her effort to save Garrett from the nanites rewriting his system.  Which leaves her to question whether she saved him or not:

www.fictionpress.com/s/2955731…

  • Mood: Sentimental
  • Listening to: silence - isn't it golden
  • Reading: The Last City
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Tea....

Izza Calling it now!

Journal Entry: Sat Sep 6, 2014, 7:14 AM
Today at 2pm, I want to do a livestream.  It's been MUCH too long and I could really use some company.  :D  SOOOO... if you'd like to join me to get the cover of the next plague chapter knocked out, I would love to have you!

2pm pacific!  www.livestream.com/darwincomic…

Hope to see you there!

  • Mood: Sentimental
  • Listening to: silence - isn't it golden
  • Reading: The Last City
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Tea....

A real quick update....

Journal Entry: Fri Sep 5, 2014, 5:39 AM
Yeah, sorry about the lack of art updates of late.  Of course since the school year began, I've been busy.  Not to say I haven't been doing art.  I've just been rather lacking in the extra time to post it.

I hope to get my queue built back up again for automatic updates and hope to get some buffer built this weekend.  Depends upon some other school related things I MUST get done!  HEH.

Not to mention me still doing final edits on Tales from the Dead Zone.  Little over halfway through the readthrough.

Hope all is well with all my friends!

I'll write a longer post tonight with an adult beverage in my hand Kay?  Laters all! 

  • Mood: Sentimental
  • Listening to: silence - isn't it golden
  • Reading: The Last City
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Tea....

Print books Available..

Journal Entry: Sat Aug 23, 2014, 8:32 PM
EDIT:  As I was sorting through my inventory of books I came across a book with a flawed cover.  This copy of TOHS: Redemption has a slight curl to the front cover and the edge of the same cover is delaminating.   I cannot, in good conscience, sell this book for the full price.    There is no other issue with the condition of the book, so I would say it is in GOOD condition.

So I am offering it to whomever is interested in a reduced cost, less-than-perfect copy of the novel.  Retail is $12, but make me an offer....(No less than 50% of the cost however) plus shipping.
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Good evening!

As I ramp up for the soon to be published TOHS: Tales from the Dead Zone, I have recently gone through my physical inventory and I currently have the following volumes available for immediate purchase:

1 copy of Gemutations: Plague $12 + shipping
2 copies of Brothers Martin: Forgotten Ties $15 + shipping
7 copies TOHS: Redemption $12 + shipping

Price includes autographing!  If you are interested please note me and we can arrange for paypal.  I'm willing to negotiate bulk deals for less price.

Also when TOHS: TftDZ (Vol 1) comes out I will be ordering extra copies of books I am short on/out of.  Which include the following:
TOHS: Before the Fall (5 copies)
Gemutations: Plague (5 copies)
Forgotten Ties (3 copies)
TOHS: Tales from the Dead Zone (10 copies)

Consider this a preorder request....  However if the count goes over the amounts I'm already ordering, I will ask for the payment in advance via paypal.

Please contact me via PM if you are interested in physical SIGNED copies of any of the above titles.

**You will note that Gemutations: Mercenaries and Angels is not on this list.  First edition is out of print - and I am out of my physical inventory for it AND I will be publishing the second edition next April.  :D

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  • Listening to: silence - isn't it golden
  • Reading: The Last City
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Tea....

Speaking of Writing... and a livestream!

Journal Entry: Sat Aug 23, 2014, 10:13 AM
I have just completed another chapter of "New Kid in Town!"  This one came about pretty fricking easy.  I wrote about 2.5 pages of draft while waiting for my nail appointment Wednesday and typed all six pages this morning!  WOOTS!

Check out Homecoming

Reviews are always welcome! :D

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 I will be trying my first livestream since the big crash... be prepared for a bumpy flight .  LOL!  Join me at 1:30pm www.livestream.com/darwincomic…

  • Mood: Sentimental
  • Listening to: silence - isn't it golden
  • Reading: The Last City
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Tea....

Dead Zone Pre Orders!

Journal Entry: Fri Aug 22, 2014, 5:44 AM
Tales from the Dead Zone is NOW AVAILABLE for Kindle preorder!  The book will be released on October 1st.  Each download is $1.99!

www.amazon.com/Tales-Dead-Zone…

There will be also the option of buying the print version for $10 with a matchbook deal where you can get the download for free!  :D (This option will be after the book is available in print!)

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Okay!  Dead Zone Update!  I finished putting the manuscript together last night including all extras and peripherals.  I have sent the file in for review through Createspace.

When I get the word back that they are good to go, I will be sending them over to KDP to get THAT file set  up.  So I hope to have information on Cost for print and kindle versions by tomorrow evening(??)

The cost for the print version is going to be $10.  The book is 251 pages including pictures and extras. (yes this is a rather short one for me! :P)

I'm looking at about $1.99 for the Kindle version...but need to verify the profit per book will be worth it.

Hopefully that means by next Monday, I will be able to set Dead Zone up for PRE-ORDERS!!

  • Mood: Sentimental
  • Listening to: silence - isn't it golden
  • Reading: The Last City
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Tea....

Well that sucks....

Journal Entry: Thu Aug 21, 2014, 8:22 PM
Last night I went to work on the next Plague page in the queue only to find out that Photoshop just disappeared off the face of my computer.  You heard right... it somehow uninstalled itself.

The nearest thing I can think of is that the recent "Unable to start" and "restore to previous save point" conspired to bring it back to a time where I had uninstalled it in an effort to fix a glitch I was fighting...

Soooo.... I try reinstalling... to be told there was an error while installing the program.  So I uninstall it... only to be told there was an error UNinstalling...  In a fit of frustration I said F*it....

I took the entire computer back to factory settings...  Now some 24+ hours later I THINK I'm back in business.... but now it is way too late for me to even CONSIDER working on that page.

It still remains to be seen if the move will help cure the RAM glitch I was dealing with in trying to photoshop/procast/pandora all at the same time... maybe early Saturday I can give it a try and see how it goes.

There were some serious oh shit's along the way... like not writing down/ finding my login for my FTP before I slicked it and started over!  LOL!

  • Mood: Frustrated
  • Listening to: silence - isn't it golden
  • Reading: The Last City
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Tea.... pushing being too late with it again!

A Quick livestrem anyone??

Journal Entry: Mon Aug 18, 2014, 7:23 PM
Just me in the house tonight and my school work is done :)

Wanna join me as I putter about inking and possibly flatting the next Plague page?

Cool... come join me!

www.livestream.com/darwincomic…

  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Pandora
  • Reading: Serpent's Shadow ~Rick Riordan
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Electra (it's a moscato - tasty)

Tentatively hopeful livestream(OFF)

Journal Entry: Sat Aug 16, 2014, 12:01 PM
Edit two:  Okay it went better than this afternoon... only minor lags not the long annoying ones I was dealing with earlier.  Thanks to :iconswiftstone:, :iconvoid-knockout:, and :iconartbleed: for joining me while I finished up the TOHS cover I started earlier...

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EDIT: After fighting to uninstall and reinstall Photoshop, Procaster and my tablet driver I'm tentatively hopeful I've fixed the issue... in case you want to keep me company for a bit while I work on this? 


Join me!  www.livestream.com/darwincomic…

  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Pandora
  • Reading: Serpent's Shadow ~Rick Riordan
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Electra (it's a moscato - tasty)

Dead Zone Update.

Journal Entry: Fri Aug 15, 2014, 7:32 PM
Today is the deadline for my promotion entries to come in.  Who needs more time??  If I don't hear from my remaining artists by the end of this weekend I will be doing up replacement images just to be sure the slots are covered and continuity exists between all stories in the collection!

SPEAKING OF....

I got an email from Kindle Direct Publishing with some really exciting news!  They are now offering a PRE-ORDER option for all new Kindle releases!  Who would be interested in that!? (I would be for authors I follow)

So my plan is to get "Tales from the Dead Zone" polished up in CreateSpace and then shared with KDP so I can get a pre-order set up for it ASAP!!

**IS EXCITED**

I will be putting up a poll to reflect this news and to see what kind of interest there is for the prospect!

ANNNNNDDD...

Starting Sunday August 17th and running  every Sunday through the last week of September, The Only Half Saga (Comic) is going to be featuring the awesome art I've received to help head the different stories! WOO HOO!  They will be in order of appearance in the book, and will feature links to the artists and a short synopsis of each story!

This is in addition to the usual Thursday updates!  YAY!

*DANCES* 

Swing through and check them out!  (Those of you who contributed - :iconangel-chickxx:, :iconartbleed:, :iconshaharw:, and :iconearthmanprime: - may also post your promotion images at any point to help me spread the word about the upcoming release!  LUV YA!)

WOO HOO the ball is rolling!

  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Pandora
  • Reading: Serpent's Shadow ~Rick Riordan
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Electra (it's a moscato - tasty)

Dead Zone Promotion Deadline approaches!

Journal Entry: Tue Jul 15, 2014, 8:10 AM

Tales from the Dead Zone Promotion
10 DAYS REMAINING!!
Still ongoing! Thanks to:
:iconangel-chickxx:
:iconearthmanprime:
:iconshaharw:
:iconartbleed:
For their pieces!!

Other artists in the promotion:
:iconlance-danger:
:iconvoid-knockout:

The deadline is August 15th.  Should I not receive them by that date, I will have to doodle up something myself and I would MUCH rather show off my friends work!  :P




  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Pandora
  • Reading: Serpent's Shadow ~Rick Riordan
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Tea

Tales From the Dead Zone Promotion

Journal Entry: Fri Jun 27, 2014, 4:10 PM
PROMOTION: TOHS: Tales from the Dead Zone

RUNNING: July1st Through August 15!

SYNOPSIS OF PROMOTION: Would you like to see your art in a published novel?? Would you jump at the chance to read a story from the collection before the public can get their hands on it? Now is your opportunity! Tales from the Dead Zone (Vol 1) is slated to be published in October, 2014.

I am looking to include small black and white images at the beginning of each short story in the collection and I'm hoping my fellow artists will be willing to help me out!

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RULES!

~The promotion will run from July 1st - August 15, 2014

~Each interested artist will be emailed one of the eight short stories at random to read, with the expectation that the artist will provide a piece of art to exemplify that particular story in the novel. I will accept up to two artists per story (16 total entries). One entry per artist please. Please let me know as soon as possible so I can get the story to you ASAP. Include a good email address (Here if you're not shy or via PM if you don't want the world to know it)

~The image needs to be 300dpi or higher in resolution and needs to be reducible to a dimension of 150px X 300px. It should also represent the content of the story without being too spoilerish.

~Save the image as a .png with a clear (or white) background or a .jpg with a white background and email them to me @ tgrshrk06@hughes.net Include the following information:
-Your name or alias or profile name
-Any links you would like included in the credits (please limit this to one or perhaps two: such as a novel website or a DA profile)

**If multiple artists submit an image for the same short story, it is up to the discretion of the author which of the two images will be placed with the story.

**Images not chosen to accompany a story will be distributed throughout the extras section of the novel.

***All entries will be given credit for their work and get linked to a site of their choice for cross promotion. All illustrations will be listed at the beginning of the book (list of illustrations) and what page their work can be found on.
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Participants so far:

1. :iconangel-chickxx: (Art Received!)
2. :iconshaharw:
3. :iconspiketail94:
4. :iconlance-danger:
5. :iconearthmanprime: (Art Received!)
6. :iconartbleed:
7: :iconvoid-knockout:

  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Pandora
  • Reading: Serpent's Shadow ~Rick Riordan
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Tea

Tales from the Deadzone Contest n Extras

Journal Entry: Sun Jun 22, 2014, 3:59 PM
EDIT: Contest Update!

PROMOTION: TOHS: Tales from the Dead Zone

RUNNING: JULY 1st Through August 15!

SYNOPSIS OF PROMOTION: Would you like to see your art in a published novel?? Would you jump at the chance to read a story from the collection before the public can get their hands on it? Now is your opportunity! Tales from the Dead Zone (Vol 1) is slated to be published in October, 2014.

I am looking to include small black and white images at the beginning of each short story in the collection and I'm hoping my fellow artists will be willing to help me out!

~~~~~~~~

RULES!

~The promotion will run from July 1st - August 15, 2014

~Each interested artist will be emailed one of the eight short stories at random to read, with the expectation that the artist will provide a piece of art to exemplify that particular story in the novel. I will accept up to two artists per story (16 total entries). One entry per artist please. Please let me know as soon as possible so I can get the story to you ASAP. Include a good email address (Here if you're not shy or via PM if you don't want the world to know it)

~The image needs to be 300dpi or higher in resolution and needs to be reducible to a dimension of 150px X 300px. It should also represent the content of the story without being too spoilerish.

~Save the image as a .png with a clear (or white) background or a .jpg with a white background and email them to me @ tgrshrk06@hughes.net Include the following information:
-Your name or alias or profile name
-Any links you would like included in the credits (please limit this to one or perhaps two: such as a novel website or a DA profile)

**If multiple artists submit an image for the same short story, it is up to the discretion of the author which of the two images will be placed with the story.

**Images not chosen to accompany a story will be distributed throughout the extras section of the novel.

***All entries will be given credit for their work and get linked to a site of their choice for cross promotion. All illustrations will be listed at the beginning of the book (list of illustrations) and what page their work can be found on.

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I have been kicking around the idea of including extra content about my TOHS universe in the short story collection I'll be putting out in October.

The thing is I'm not quite sure what would be good to include. Some of my considerations:

- World-building insider stuff: This would be things like the "science" behind my vampires and dhampirs. This is stuff I've talked about before, but I don't think I've ever put it any place permanent (And I still can't spell that word properly the first time). It would include information about the idea of vampire genetics being vastly different from the humans (IE parallel evolution), how it changed and why, and the effects of said changes. It would also talk about why they burn in the sun...things of this nature.

- Details about the vampires (like physical appearance type information): This would be more like, why they have certain eye colors predominantly over others (and different from humans), how they are able to blend in with humans (Such as retractable teeth and claws) and that sort of thing.

- Perhaps information about the other supernaturals that reside in this world.

What do you guys think?

Also if you have any suggestions on what you've included in say comic prints or even novel publishing that was successful the thoughts and ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Will be creating a poll to this effect!

  • Mood: Joy
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  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Tea

Squeaky Wheels

Journal Entry: Mon Jun 9, 2014, 11:29 AM
You know what they say, they get the grease!  As many know the Old Livestream I'm so used to using wasn't allowing me to use/see the chat.  That's been that way for about 10 days now.  So I complained to the managers of the site.

Still checking periodically, I was losing hope they were going to fix it (some strange ploy to get us all to go use the new livestream).  I checked the site itself this morning and found that the chat was working there.  So then I checked the procaster to see if the chat window worked there... sure enough it fixed!  SIGH of relief!

Soooo.... that being said... who would like to join me for a 11 AM pacific livestream?  I would love to have you all!


www.livestream.com/darwincomic…

  • Mood: Astonished
  • Listening to: Pandora
  • Reading: Staff of Seraphis ~Rick Riordan
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: Water

Would anyone want to join me for a Livestream?

Journal Entry: Sat Jun 7, 2014, 2:47 PM
EDIT NUMBA TWO! In case  you missed it livestre.am/4SdhH
Thank you to :iconartbleed: and :iconvoid-knockout: for keeping me company!  Was fun!  Another stream WILL happen tomorrow!  :D  Time TBA!
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EDIT: Moving it up to 3:30pm Pacific.  I'm ready sooner than I thought!

I'm planning on a livestream right around 4pm Pacific.  I'll be working on at least one TOHS  page today.    That's about an hour and fifteen minutes from now! (This will give me time to complete and scan the draft! LOL!

Join me if you dare!  www.livestream.com/darwincomic…

  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: snoring dogs
  • Reading: Staff of Seraphis ~Rick Riordan
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: TEA! Must HAVE TEA!

Crawls from under a rock... to livestream (OFF)

Journal Entry: Sat May 31, 2014, 7:50 AM
Thanks to all who joined me!  6 watchers is an awesome number!

In case you missed it:  livestre.am/4RQiX

Going on in about 5-10 minutes!
Join me if you dare!

www.livestream.com/darwincomic…

  • Mood: Shame
  • Listening to: snoring dogs
  • Reading: House of Hades ~Riordan
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: TEA! Must HAVE TEA!

Logically Designed Antrhos

Journal Entry: Mon Apr 14, 2014, 8:56 AM
This may come across as a sort or rant, but that is not the intention, just observation and curiosity.

I've been working on M&A for a while now trying to prepare it for a 2015 publishing date. My main character is Tigershark - a shark anthro. There was a lot of thought put into Tigershark's design over the years, from the minor aesthetic choices to ones that are medically and physiologically possible for such a mutation to be successful.

I'm very much into design choices and physical characteristics making some sort of scientific sense. And some times I see things that make me go: "hmmm, how could that logically work?" Such is the case with the placement of gills on an anthro character.

I have seen many gilled anthros in both art and film and TV and one of the design choices I could never quite fathom was placement of gills on the chest.

For a humanoid who still has lung tissue a chest gill design makes little to no sense to me. It would mean that water would need to be drawn into the lungs in order for the water to be seined through the gill tissue to extract oxygen. With the way lungs work, filling the alveoli with water would only cause problems. (IE Pneumonia)

Fish have evolved where the gills are just aft of the head and connected directly to the mouth. This allows for a bellows effect which draws water into the mouth and out the gills, passing water over the structures that pull oxygen directly from the water.

Logically - my head tells me the same should be true for an antrho with gills as well. I believe they should have placement either aft of the jawline or on the neck above the location of the epiglottis.

This would allow for the adaptation of the epiglottis to close off the lungs while gills are in use and not flood the lungs with water.

It just seems to me that a chest gilled anthro would have major health issues (unless the lungs weren't present, in which case it really wouldn't matter a whole lot - aside that it wouldn't be an efficient gas seining system because of distance between intake and outflow.) and might not survive for any real length of time.

That's my two cents worth - thanks for reading... moving on with my day.


  • Mood: Neutral
  • Listening to: Husband playing Borderlands 2
  • Reading: The Art of Veiling: Discipline ~Tantz Aerine
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: TEA! Must HAVE TEA!

Tales From the Dead Zone

Journal Entry: Sat Mar 15, 2014, 11:59 AM
I've been saying off and on that I am going to be putting out a collection of short stories based in the Only Half universe.  After reviewing the file, I've begun to kick around the idea of offering the compilation sooner rather than later.

What I'm considering is offering the book this summer (say June or July) rather than waiting until October.

What do you think?  I will be putting up a poll to that effect.

At this point it would not be at all hard to get the book rolled out by summer.  The cover is completed, the edits done and the stories compiled in one novel.

This one would cost less to get a hold of too.  I can't quote exactly until I get the file set up, but it is only about 220 pages long, which is half of my previous offerings to date.

NE Way, please look for the poll and let me know what you think!

  • Mood: Love
  • Listening to: The cooling fan on the computer
  • Reading: The Art of Veiling: Discipline ~Tantz Aerine
  • Watching: nothing
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: nada!
  • Drinking: TEA! Must HAVE TEA!