Gwen Brown

Mysoginistic games

I suppose this will only mean something to you if you really, really want to be a woman. If you are just playing in girl's clothes, drinking beer, burping and bellowing at footie games, perhaps not so much.

I do not know how many of you here play Video Games. Every time I have tried some "guy" just kills me and walks away. Grrrr

So I had not thought of it much anymore until I heard Anita Sarkeesian speak on YouTube about how sexist video games are. Listening to her speak wakened something in me that I can best describe perhaps as being "Pissed Off, spitting mad!

About Dragons

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So, I'm just starting to write a story with a huge Dragon as the protagonist. He, or she will have previously been a 14 year old boy, you know the drill. I am have been reading Anne McCaffery, so my Dragon will not hatch or be fighting strings. It bothers me that one of the story devices I plan to use is that my Dragon will draw his power from another dimension, but I can not remember who originated that concept on this site, so I can ask permission to use it.

There will be no religion in the story, cultural or otherwise. I will use conventional sexual role models.

SKYPE users

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Got a nasty surprise tonight when I fired up SKYPE. Last week it was fine. Tonight it is showing my REAL NAME! I went steaming down to the Microsoft store, ready to ... I don't know what! Instead of yell and cuss, I started crying. DAMN !

So, the guy patted me on the shoulder and told me I was going to be alright.

He changed my name on SKYPE twice and it changed it back again.

I just turned on SKYPE when I got home to return someone's call, but I now see it is 12:15 AM where she is. I'll try it tomorrow.

Hurt so much!

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I've seen others here write a blog like this but thought I would not any more after the murderous times of 2004-6.

So, in the last two weeks my oldest daughter, who I had not talked to in almost 10 years, said she could not get her mind around who I have become. My oldest son did that several months ago, and I never expect to hear from my youngest daughter.

It is so sad that we struggle as "manfully" as we can until our strength fails, and then those that we have poured our love into turn their backs on us, never realizing the sacrifices we made for them.

Insane Hysterical Rant

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So, I finally got moved into my palace in the sky (4th floor) down by the river. Everything was going fairly smoothly until I started dealing with our Government. Social Security was actually not too bad if one can accept the hour and a half of divining their secrets of joining on line. Wow, talk about secret squirrel !

Gone to the Dark Side

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Wish me luck please, Cathy, Bev, and Beth and anyone else who's listening. Tomorrow morning I am moving to a place that has nursing care available should I need it. AND, it will be $250/Mo cheaper than where I am now. Hopefully, this will enable me to resume writing and have a bit of peace.

Pulling the plug now on SKYPE and will perhaps be back on line by Friday?

Much peace

Gwen

Bull Shit Filter Clogged

There are a number of very good authors here who essentially work for free here and there are some who are just beginning who need our encouragement. There are some whose work does not appeal to me for various reasons, and those of you who like their work should be supportive of them.

Realism in our stories

I have seen snippets of "Game of Thrones" and find certain scenes far too graphic for my tastes. I am considering purchasing a season of it on DVD to watch and in some of the scenes I have seen on Youtube was greatly surprised to see a whole heart eaten. I hope it was that of a cow or something and not human. I am thinking of not purchasing the series.

Pure TG

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Captain, Oh My Captain is pure TG and straight from my heart. I left it needing a bit of editing because I wanted to present a woman who was not quite coherent much of the time. I wanted to preserve the disorderly thinking.

So those who are tempted to pull the edit sword, be careful what you toy with.

It is my hope that both my fans will enjoy this glimpse into the mind of a crazed woman.

Khadija Gwen

Comparison of accomplished authors

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I just finished reading an Anne McGaffery trilogy, "Petabea", and as I reflect on the experience I actually feel that there are not a few authors here who are equal or perhaps better than her. I have loved her writing for quite a long time, and my comments are not meant in any way to demean her skills. They are rather comments on how well some of you do and how pleased I am that some of you have chosen to put themselves out on the open market and give it a go.

A Warning

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I love and respect so many of you. Those of you that have not been able to transition and live like I have are the brave, courageous ones. There is nothing brave about transitioning and having surgery. I just did what I wanted to do. It is you that sacrificed to keep the lives you have that are brave.

Engineering, Strength of Materials, Nuclear Science

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So, in working on a story, I've seen the need to educate myself somewhat in Engineering. I am thinking of a super metal that I will call Xsteel and is roughly ten times stronger than high carbon steel, and about 1/10th the weight. There will also be repulsors that use electricity to produce thrust and using about 40Kw will generate around 60 hp in draw bar thrust.

I've flown several light planes that had around 100 Hp +or- but I have no idea what thrust they produce, and it is probably not linear when compared to speed.

Have you not been told?

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Ok, so well I was talking with a half dozen trans-women today, at various stages in transition and one of then just had not come to the realization that the moment you put that skirt on you lose some of your privilege. Later when you get whacked and finally have the shovel handle insertion procedure administered, you lose all your privilege.

Yes, sure the more passable you are the better it is if you simultaneously load the feminine wiles and deportment routine. I have had the worst problem in tuning my approach to become sweet and endearing without actually flirting.

Wanda Cunningham

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I was just looking around on the site tonight and found, "The Fairy King", by Wanda Cunningham. Hoping to find more work by her I went to her page and it seems like the last work from her was around 2009. Then I went to the Memorial Page and she is not there. Sigh.

I do wish that she would publish more of her work here. The Fairy King was so good. Wanda, if you are out there ...

Gwendolyn

Wandering in fantasy land

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So, recently someone expressed interest in my stories, in editing them, and giving me advice on how to publish them. Those published will likely be Kindle or something like it, but I do want to publish a "dead tree" book just for my own personal satisfaction. That someone would show interest in my stories is a great surprise to me.

Internet Provider going out of business

OK, well a few of you sort of keep track of me and for that I am thankful. So I have "Clear" as an internet service. The landlord pays for it so it is free to me, for which I have been thankful also.

For the last month it has been even more of a cludge than normal and today it is not working at all. I am on the internet using the hotspot from my cell phone and that will be extremely limited.

I can't get Comcast or anyone else because I do not have a signed lease agreement. Hmmmm Until I work this out, there will be no skype, and very limited access to the internet.

Loonily, Live what you write

So, I am "tooling up" to finish the three stories that will be part of my anthology to be published this fall. Yesterday, I received the suggestion that at least one of my stories are Kindle "book length". Hmmmm. So, now I am full of ideas. Incidentally, so far I am planning to use Amazon, so anyone with helpful hints about using them, be my guest. I am thinking that anything that Amazon publishes must be removed from BCTS, though have not talked with a publicist yet. I plan to do that in June. Most of my stories will either go in the Anthology or be published separately.

To those who care

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I seem to have struck a note in mentioning that I was thinking of living in my car and camping for a couple months. I was looking at it as more of an extended camping trip away from the city in far North Eastern Oregon. It has been my experience so far that if one can get more than 100 miles or so from the big city, there is just less trouble.

What am I to do !!!!! ?

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Yikes ! A man on Facebook, actually more than one, has have expressed interest in me, and when I started to tell him, he said he did not care. He is an ocean away, so there is relatively little risk he will just show up on my door step ... I think. Hmmm.

He looks quite juicy, like perhaps the Duke of Bath?

Now I am being put to the test. What have I been playing at these last nearly 10 years? Am I a woman or just in love with the idea? This will by necessity move slow as I am not about to buy or let him buy me a plane ticket to cross the pond, um just yet, me thinks. :)

Stolen Stories

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A few years ago there was an issue with Authors on this page having their stories stolen. And, sure enough, when I went searching, I found "MS Frankenstein" on a pay site. When I confronted them, the story disappeared, probably just to another pay site.

So, the issue is in the news again. It just makes me shake my head.

http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2014/03/pamela-wray-and-wordwo...

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