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Alive-ish
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My novel is _finally_ out - and I got a grant, too
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Release of my novel etc
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Where did 2010 go?
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Yes, they do! Moved to .nl, signed a novel deal...
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Alive-ish
It's been a while. A few years. Quite a few since I essentially stopped using DA because of the extremely abusive admins (my comment average is still 4.2 comments a day!). I'm not sure if anyone I know is still reading this. Lots of stuff has been happening, good and bad. The Netherlands is a wonderful place. When I got away from Finland life was great for a while. I could work 15-hour days despite the CFS/ME, thanks to LDN. I thought my nightmare was finally over. Until November 2011, when my pituitary was destroyed by sabotage. Hypopituitarism is one really shitty illness and has put me close to death more times than I can count. Also very
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My novel is _finally_ out - and I got a grant, too
Prose | Poetry | ASCII art | Pixel art | Fractal art | Vector art | Digital paintings | Traditional art | Photography | Artisan crafts | Emoticons | Wallpapers | Contest entries | Seamless textures | Designs |Tutorials | DeviantART Related | The rest Yep, my debut novel Marian ilmestyskirja (Maria's Book of Revelations) was supposed to come out in the spring, but due to various delays it has only been released now. It's in Finnish, but there is an info page in English, too, and a book trailer which is Finnish only, but very visual, so it's worth watching even if you don't know Finnish. It has gathered many positive, even glowing reviews and
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Release of my novel etc
Prose | Poetry | ASCII art | Pixel art | Fractal art | Vector art | Digital paintings | Traditional art | Photography | Artisan crafts | Emoticons | Wallpapers | Contest entries | Seamless textures | Designs |Tutorials | DeviantART Related | The rest So my first novel Marian ilmestyskirja will be coming out from Muruja next month. The taboo-breaking cripfic has already got about 10 reviews in book blogs, including a few absolutely glowing ones (I couldn't have come up with better ones if I tried!). I made an English info page about the book which includes a sample. Still hoping to find an international publisher for it! Disabled people deser
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Where did 2010 go?
Prose | Poetry | ASCII art | Pixel art | Fractal art | Vector art | Digital paintings | Traditional art | Photography | Artisan crafts | Emoticons | Wallpapers | Contest entries | Seamless textures | Designs |Tutorials | DeviantART Related | The rest 2010 was an interesting and wonderful year, one of my best. I accomplished and experienced many things, both things I expected, things I only dreamed about and things I really didn't expect. The most important ones were of course moving to the Netherlands, and signing a contract for a novel, something I had been dreaming about for 21 years. NaNoWriMo was both easier and harder, mostly easier, t
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Yes, they do! Moved to .nl, signed a novel deal...
Prose | Poetry | ASCII art | Pixel art | Fractal art | Vector art | Digital paintings | Traditional art | Photography | Artisan crafts | Emoticons | Wallpapers | Contest entries | Seamless textures | Designs |Tutorials | DeviantART Related | The rest It definitely seems like dreams can come true, if you fight for them hard enough. In the last few months I got married, moved to Amsterdam and signed a contract for my newest novel (a cripfic, no less). Moving away from Finland was not merely a dream though, it was a necessity. But getting a contract for a novel is something I've dreamed about for no less 21 years. Writing a highly taboo-breakin
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