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Literature
Meet Reynard
Reynard is a fox and thus the smallest of the main characters, though he makes up for his size by causing a lot of mischief.  Most of this mischief has involved Søren, such as the time Søren’s weekday alarms went off on Saturday or the time Søren’s dorm room was decorated with dry leaves.  Even when he was too young to leave the den, he was already causing mischief.  His father would often lament, “When I said I wanted to sire a fox among foxes, I never imagined it would be like this,” to which Reynard’s mother would reply, “He takes after you, dear.”  He is the youngest of his parents’ first litter.  Most of his siblings don’t care for him much, save for his sister Viola.  The two of them would cover for each other when pranking, almost always receive punishment together, hunt together, and share their hopes and dreams with each other while watching stars.
He isn’t the first
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Literature
Meditations on Easter

Familiar
story, unknown words--
foreign church

Quiet hill
large stone breaks stillness--
empty tomb

Praise for God
echoes in this place--
whispered plea

What is love--
blameless he chose to
die for us
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Literature
Two 'Haiku'

Cattle herded down
ramps to packed cars—a mad rush
hour on Seoul's subway

Squeezing their bodies
close
the narrowing spaces
boarding the subway
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I'm back from vacation! Well, actually, I've been back for a while now... ^^;  But I've been 'busy' catching up with friends, moving, getting a new cellphone, attending a Ren Faire, staying in a cabin near a national park, going to Rainfurrest 2013, and writing.

In fact, I was an honorable mention in the writing competition at Rainfurrest this year. \^o^/  Perhaps next year I'll be in the top three...  But I doubt if you'll get a chance to read that piece on dA.

You see, I've been looking into getting published, as that is a goal of mine, and have been learning that many publishers like to have an exclusive right to publish the work you submit to them.  If the work is on the internet then you can't grant them that exclusive right.  And even if you take a work off the internet, the publishers might decide that you are unable to offer them exclusivity because of the time that it spent on the internet.  So rather than post a bunch of my works up and then discover I've just made them unpublishable, I am currently not uploading any of my written works as soon as I've written them.

Now the character sketches I started will all be uploaded as soon as I get back to them (they got bumped down the priority list).  And I will probably create a teaser of each of the three pieces that I have been working on most recently.  By teaser I mean a small excerpt that serves as a preview or, I suppose, advert of the rest of the piece.  The trick then becomes getting the pieces published so that you can read them in their entirety... ^^;

My pictures shouldn't pose any issues, especially since I can sell them as prints on dA if I so chose; I just have to set aside some time to go through the hundreds of pictures, thousands of pictures, millions and billions and trillions of pictures!  (So the last three are hyperbole, but I do have probably close to 10k pictures.)

Now to get back to writing!
Blessings and peace!
~Direlda
  • Listening to: The Ballad of Midnight by FoxAmoore
  • Reading: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K Le Guin
  • Watching: Ink dry on manuscript pages
  • Playing: on the bodhrán
  • Eating: Rice and vegs
  • Drinking: Tea

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Direlda
The Fox of the North
Artist | Hobbyist | Literature
South Korea
I graduated university with a B.A. in English: Creative Writing and a minor in Linguistics, which I then supplemented with a TESOL certificate. I taught English for a year in South Korea and am now spending a year writing. I have a lovely wife. ^^
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Inu1990x Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2018
woof
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Summer30 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
YOU'VE BEEN HUGGED!! *Hug*
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SpreadSpread the DA love around! (you can copy and paste this message on their userpage!)
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2- You -MUST- hug 10 other people, at least!
3- You should hug them in public! Paste it on their page!
4- Random hugs are perfectly okay! (and sweet)
5- You should most definitely get started hugging right away!
Send This To All Your Friends, And Me If I Am 1.
If You Get 7 Back You Are Loved!
1-3 you're bad friend
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10-& Up you're loved
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Tychoaussie Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hey Direlda, isn't it time to pick your 24 BEST of the best photographs of Asia and put together your own photo series? 

I'm waiting!  :D 
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Direlda Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I suppose I should do that... ^^;  But I'll have to wait until a little into August to have the time to work on photographs, as I have a lot of other things to take care of first.
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Tanya56 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013   Artist
Hey thanks for the fave on Kimono Kitty! In a few hours, I'll be able to thank you in person! :D
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Direlda Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Heehee!  You're welcome! And for your July comic project: がんばって!
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Tanya56 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013   Artist
Thanks! I'll be needing it--lots of work to do!
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Foxstan-the-Otterfox Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow.. your pretty cool person just from looking at your interests :)
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Direlda Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks!
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Tanya56 Featured By Owner May 15, 2013   Artist
Thanks for all the favorites, friend! Hope you guyes are doing well in Korea...it was so much fun to visit! Can't wait to see you in Japan! :)
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