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Kris Overstreet

Convention vendor, compulsive writer. I have a Patreon for monthly bills and a KoFi for tips.

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  • Tuesday
    Irregular heartbeat confirmed.

    For the first time in my life, I saw a cardiologist today.

    He confirmed the finding on the EKG I had two weeks ago: "right branch bundle block." In short, something is making it difficult for the bundle of nerves that tells the right side of my heart to send blood to my lungs to do its job.

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  • 12 weeks
    Today's popularity check...

    Ranking based on rating, as of 2 PM Central time today:

    Changeling Space Program: #61
    An Orderly Transfer of Power: #913
    The Maretian: #1,786
    My Flight: #4,678
    For Love of the Love of the Game (the contest story that actually won something): #27,268
    all the others: even lower than that

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  • 14 weeks
    The first reading of one of my fics!

    Fanfiction Reader has rendered a voice-synthesis version of Changeling Space Program on YouTube! The program doesn't have any sense of timing, and it stumbles badly trying to pronounce unfamiliar words, but it provides a way to read (or re-read) the story without staring at a screen!


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  • 15 weeks
    That was... incredibly boring...

    For those wondering, I think I've fixed all references to Martian seasons in The Maretian.

    I think.

    By all means, if you see one, let me know.

    In the new revised calendar it's mid-winter on Sol 6, spring equinox is roughly Sol 103. Summer solstice will be Sol 296. Anything that says or suggests otherwise needs correction, so let me know.

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  • 15 weeks
    Why do I bug over fiddly things like this?

    Okay. I've assumed that, since in The Martian Mark Watney had twelve hours of sunlight after driving to recharge his rover during the Pathfinder trip, that he arrived during Martian summer. That makes sense, since if you were given a choice by orbital mechanics you'd choose early summer, when solar cells would be at maximum efficiency but before the onset of dust storm season.

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Something that isn't CSP or the Maretian... · 2:33pm March 3rd

... my entry for this year's Scribblefest.

For Love of the Love of the Game.

Enjoy the silliness of Rarity pretending to... well, read for yourself!

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