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July 2021 Updates (Writing)

By Eugena On July 24th, 2021

Readers out there may be happy to know I am going to return to my writing endeavors. I put off a lot of it (not just social media and website or blog updates) due to that unwanted attention I have mentioned before. Other things interfered as well, but that is not something I am going to say in public. No, I wouldn’t call those other things nefarious or such.

Well, no more. No more what? Let me say this in a whole sentence:

No longer will I permit the unwanted attention to get in the way of me living my life. Those person(s) know exactly who you are, and you will get no warnings from me. Not that, in some cases, the warnings have meant anything.

I am not tolerating it any more. I have already metaphorically put my foot down here. I wanted to say this more publicly on my blog here. No longer will any of these people get in my way. Whine all you want, I dare you to send me instant messages, emails, etc.

I will take appropriate action.

Thanks for listening readers. Now for the exciting part.

I am considering entering an important competition. Unfortunately, some of my planning files are missing, so I will have to recreate much of it.

You may notice I have started referring to The Age of Merrik as The Age of Merrik & The Sword Masters. The Age of Merrik is the series featuring Merrik during his time as ruler, while The Sword Masters refers to the written universe as a whole. Dark Desires occurs under the “umbrella” The Sword Masters. I’ve done a lot of backstory on Eleya and the Sword Masters. I am working on Rise of the New Masters and Book 3 at the same time. I have the cut off point between them, but have not yet decided on which book some of the secondary scenes will appear in.

I once planned a game, Shattered Sky, based on The Anointing. That was with RPG Maker Ace software. I later worked one planning a different story with RPG Maker MV software. This second game focused on a new sword master, Talissa. It occurred before The Age of Merrik. Yet none of my planning has gone to waste. I planned for a character from Rise of the New Masters to appear in the game. Now Talissa and another character from the game will appear in Rise of the New Masters along with that other character.

July 2021 Updates (Website)

By Eugena On July 24th, 2021

I am a bit shocked I haven’t received any emails from “those of you out there who know who you are.”


As to my online endeavors, I am finishing up transitioning to my new website. Well, it is transitioning to a website I’ve had for a long time, but now my sites are all going to be here.


Quick Q & A to get out of the way:

Where did the comments feature go?

In an effort to prevent very inappropriate comments, I have disabled them. I do not need my readers here to be subjected to reading comments of “unwanted attention” from those I have referenced in previous post and several times in this blog. I am watering down quite a bit. On other blogs, I have had someone actually try and make it sound he/she was going to come to my house and . . . ? Well, what? I am not sure, but no need for that here.

Also, disabling comments will get rid of any problems users may have the comment hosting service, which was wordpress.com on some prior blogs and disqus on prior hosted blogs.


But how can I leave a comment?

A few ways. For any written work, I will usually post a link to where it has also been posted, such as FictionPress. You may also contact me via email (see contact page). I am not on Facebook often, but you can leave a message there. Just don’t expect to get a response any time soon.


Are there any interactive features anymore?

Sure, in fact I have a few things planned. For now, readers are invited to The Age of Merrik’s Fanpop Page for polls and quizzes.


Why are there are no previous results in the polls or less than before?

Since switching over now to polls via Fanpop, the old results from WordPress (com) and hosted blogs are not available. There were other poll results on the Fanpop page back when it was first started, but I don’t know what happened to them. Fanpop now has a new layout from before, so that might be related.


What happened to the first review for The Age of Merrik: The Anointing on Amazon’s Page?

I am keeping thoughts on this to myself for particular reasons, very good reasons. Though please feel free to read and leave your own review. Thanks!


The Age of Merrik: The Official Website

I have opened a brand new version of The Age of Merrik: The Official Website. It is still at its same location,

https://EMoulton.com/ageofmerrik

July 2021

By Eugena On July 24th, 2021

Close friends may find it a bit odd that I seemed to have nothing to say on the condo collapse tragedy in Miami, Florida, a city near and dear to me. I lived there once – though not near that specific area. No, family, friends, strangers, it was not that I had nothing to say. I don’t really post on Facebook. Sometimes, I feel like a post would seem so hollow. At least I can’t really express the depths of my emotion on this with a single post. Perhaps others can. I am very saddened by those who lost loved ones, in this incident, and other events of late. It is never easy to say goodbye. Perhaps even harder in such strange situations.

Though it is easy to say and harder to do, cherish those memories with the lost ones and remember the good times. Think of how enriched your life has been with those people in it. Even the smallest impact can make the greatest difference. I hope others close to those who have lost loved ones will continue to be a source of support for them.

A relative and I recently lost a good friend. I won’t go into any detail out of respect for that person’s family – after all, who wants your precious loved one to necessarily be the subject of a blog posts, regardless of the exact situation? (No, nothing strange. I don’t want to give out someone’s personal details in general.) The person will be missed. There will be moments of day-to-day life suddenly changed by the absence. But I will remember the good times. I hope that person’s family will as well and that family will somehow find peace.

As to why I did not update sooner: 1) Blogs migrating to new site and 2) In case I would get that unwanted attention, I didn’t want that to detract from the more important focus.

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By Eugena On July 15th, 2021

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