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2020

10/13/2020 Sneaked in just under the wire with Sake for the Nonogawa Rice Harvest Festival to Inari as my contest entry for 'Cheers' the October flash challenge
10/6/2020 Finished Yoshirou the messenger
10/1/2020 Started Inktober 2020. Art will likely be used for future articles. But also am posting high-res versions for sale
09/30/2020 Finished drawing and added character art for Sekiguchi Yuu
09/29/2020 Updated Duel of a Lifetime for Two Swordsmiths - Part 1 - to be a manuscript
09/23/2020 Completed Soujoubou
09/21/2020 Added Sekiguchi Yuu
09/14/2020 As I rep for book 2 / NaNoWriMo, I am working out the characters we'll see. One of the first new ones we will meet is Date Miwa
09/13/2020 Story in article form for the Alliance Challenge. Nonogawa River Valley Post Occupation Truce - tells of a dispute between the spirit folk (kitsune, tanuki, etc) and Nonogawa Valley farmers in post occupation Japan. We meet a new character in this one and get hints of another.
09/09/2020 New short story When the Kit Met a Falling Star. 'Young Nakamura Hisako meets a messenger from Inari. What news will he have for her?'
08/29/2020 My Pollination in a Time of Crisis was on the WA front page as the Daily Featured Article. So updated the Liminal Chronicles Featured In... page.
08/28/2020 Prettified Pollination in a Time of Crisis and added a few team secrets.
08/27/2020 Wrote Pollination in a Time of Crisis for the August flash challenge Flowers Bloom
07/28/2020 Finished prompts 29 and 30 for camp with Nonogawan Mochigome and Dr. Aya Ginji
07/26/2020 Took time to play with CSS again for Ki Disruption Type 3
07/24/2020 Completed Hotaru Park Soba Day
07/23/2020 New articles Kyuunan and Guardians
07/21/2020 Added Onmyouji and Hiragi Clan Headquarters
07/17/2020 Finished the 20 prompts today with Oni Horde, Takoyaki Truck, and Nonogawa River Valley National Forest
07/16/2020 Fun cultural tidbit from a real belief in the The Red String of Fate
07/15/2020 Added League of Guardians Mon Code
07/13/2020 Common item used as a secret symbol League of Guardians Mon
07/11/2020 Caught up with prompts. Articles completed for this world include: Satou's Dojo + Envoys
07/07/2020 Salvage Crew
06/28/2020 Posted the WA Summer Camp Party Invite for Q's and my servers over on View From the Den
06/24/2020 Got the URL forwarding to work! So this world can be accessed and navigated via liminalchronicles.com
06/20/2020 Added better portraits for modern characters that didn't have commissioned work
06/18/2020 Added more to the subscriber secret - Nakamura's thoughts on Umeji Tatsuya
6/17/2020 Simplified the homepage with a clearer direction for the reader. Moved most recent updates to excerpt in Updates Article - that show in the article block on the homepage
6/10/2020 Nonogawa map updated with easy to read icons for location types
6/06/2020 Fixed a bug when hovering over the book covers in Chrome
4/26/2020 Entered League of Guardians to the Forbidden Knowledge contest
4/21/2020 Simplified the header bar. Mapped liminalchronicles.com to my world.
3/20/2020 Revamped my author site, amywintersvoss.com, to act as a hub and point to my WA pages.
3/14/2020 Small CSS mod to make jump links jump and still show the header
3/12/2020 Modified the updates page and statblock so I can have a way of informing followers of what's new on updated pages and have that info on my world home page. So when I update articles, I'll notify with this page and the top listing will have the news on the update. Then my lovely readers won't have to hunt through the whole page for whatever might ahve updated. Uffdah. (Yes, yes, I know this will be in the communities pages when that goes live. But this has bugged me from the beginning!)
3/11/2020 Updated Kitsune to have team Nakamura secret + a few factoids extracted from myths about rarity and gender numbers
3/10/2020 TaniMart updated with team secrets.
3/05/2020 Added character art from the cover to each of the main chars. Added mockup of book to books catagory and main page.
3/04/2020 Setup the templates for the team secrets and 'tag lists' for the articles for each team. Non-developer speak = If you sign up for a team you'll see a list of articles with that tag on the world home page. Those articles have team secrets! Each team's secrets are a different color so they are easy to tell who's are who's. (Incase you sign up for more than 1 team.)
2/29/2020 NEW Self assigned 'team' groups. Will you join Team Umeji or Team Nakamura? This is in preparation for the community pages and to show you secrets from each character's point of view. (You can join both! And if there's requests, we'll have more teams.)
2/29/2020 Audio is available for Chou Becomes Ohno-chan's Pet. + I'll be changing all the side stories and audio to be free and simplifying the subscription system.
2/26/2020 Added art with the opening phrase in Japanese (with translation on hover) of Tuschimikado's book Onmyoudou and Ofuda: A Research Compendium
2/25/2020 Rise bookcover is officialy In Progress! Woot! And Beta Raders will have feedback by 3/6 - so I can work on the final edits then
2/17/2020 Added a listing of other major characters near the main chars for easy navigation for readers
2/13/2020 Added 'kumiho' (Korean word) to Japanese Words and Pronunciation Guide. Created short stub article for Kubo Takeuchi and Iwasaki Hiroshige.
2/12/2020 500th Anniversary created for the Love seasons-Flash Challenge
2/08/2020 Simplified front page.
Read the Books page updated with book info for Rise and Guardian
2/07/2020 Ii Naosuke updated. (How did I not have this guy completed before! He's important to the story!)
1/22/2020 Nakamura Hisako has a portrait now! yay!
1/1/2019 Moved older status updates to an article for an archive of my work

 

2019

December

12/31/2019 One last pass of editing on World Ember 2019 articles
12/29/2019 Filled out the article stub for Human, thanks to Arklaw's prodding and questions.
12/27/2019 Updated Kitsune with gestation and growth rates
12/26/2019 Case of the Missing Dragon of Nonogawa written. Much fun had with the art and CSS for this story!
12/17/2019 Oyabun rank added.
12/16/2019 added matsuri, mikoshi, takoyaki, happi, sachi, taiko, izumi, ryuu, myou, yama, kibi, and ku to the Japanese Words and Pronunciation Guide
12/15/2019 completed my 10K with Initiation (the story of how Umeji meets his yakuza mentor) and Outside vs Inside: Familiarity, Names, Suffixes, and Space
12/12/2019 Added Break Through and Nonogawa River. Updated Rice Harvest Festival to Inari for more info on food.
12/11/2019 Insanity project - "random" fonts for Anonymous Letter to Umeji Tatsuya. Created Rice Harvest Festival to Inari
12/10/2019 updated Japanese Words and Pronunciation Guide dictionary. Added a Japanese font to handle the kanji, so hopefully it displays well for all readers.
12/8/2019 Added Suzuki Chiyo
12/7/2019 Created Ohno Yukiko and completed Ohno Yasu for Misunderstandings
12/6/2019 Posted Misunderstandings. 5.2K word story for World Ember 2019.
12/5/2019 updated Japanese Words and Pronunciation Guide with the new dictionary. (Will convert pronunciation to hiragana/kanji at some point since I'm using romanized forms of the words).

 

November

11/22/2019 Graphics next to the names of my 'Agents' - closest advisors and early supporters.

Moved support me box off category pages now that I have the world header.

Made header bar and whitelabel box responsive.
11/20/2019 World-wide header.
11/19/2019 Background work-added tier badges for subscribers.
11/18/2019 Behind the scenes work. Setup breadcrumbs between short stories and the characters in them. Made sure all articles with secrets are labeled. Found a few more secrets that needed to be stashed away.

Finished a world style format template.
11/17/2019 Added subscriber secret to Kitsune.
11/16/2019 Added a clickable secret to Umeji Tatsuya. Sorted all the secrets into subscriber and author only categories and pasted the new ones into the articles. Added support box in global article content and made it smaller and the charcoal box version to stand out. Moved story in Chou Becomes Ohno-chan's Pet out of the document view and into the main body of the article.
11/14/2019 Ibaraki Douji researched and added. Man I missed writing articles each day.
11/11/2019 added top and bottom border images on pages (1025+ width screens only) to tie the color scheme together.
11/08/2019 Nakamura's Dream now has audio of the short story.
11/6/2019 Thank Yous + behind the scenes work for subscribers
11/5/2019 Updated the myth Fujimori and the Fox: Shrines of the Nonogawa Valley Myth (subscriber article).

converted 'Meet the Main Characters' to a statblock so i didn't have to maintain it in both places.
11/4/2019 Finished first pass of editing!!!!! (will be celebrating with playing on WA and NOT editing this week).

Added discord widget.
11/3/2019 Posted the commissioned art of Umeji on front page and his profile.

 

October

10/31/2019 Setup the LC discord and added link for it. Baby server but functionality is expanding.
10/30/2019 Edited Ch 27 (first draft. Wow it reads so much better now!!!!)
10/27/2019 Added special icon to denote free stories on Read the Short Stories. Drew Umeji Tatsuya’s nine-tailed fox sukajan jacket. Posted to his profile in the bottom of the right side bar. Finished off Inktober articles with an update to Kodama and Otsuka Hiro, and new articles for TaniMart and Tsukumogami
10/26/2019 Shikigami knocked out a todo item with Inktober day 26’s post.
10/25/2019 Sore Thoat Tonic added for Day 25 of Inktober.
10/24/2019 Added Ki Depletion for Inktober day 24.

Updated the CSS for box containers and bullets to be multi classed. This affected almost every article. Please let me know if something looks weird. I *think* I got it all. *crossing fingers*
10/23/2019 Updated Inari Ookami to be a proper article for Inktober day 23.

Reworking categories to be book and "world" based instead of an info dump on the front page. Book category + book images created.
10/22/2019 Inktober day 22 - new story snippet that ties in the book Rise - Nakamura's Dream
10/21/2019 Added Onmyoudou and Ofuda: A Research Compendium as a treasure for magic users, Inktober Day 21.
10/20/2019 Greatly improved Spirit Realm for Inktober day 20.
10/19/2019 Updated Matsuo Eiji for Inktober day 19 - corrections + clickable secrets. (And moved secrets notices to statblocks for easier updating)
10/18/2019 Updated Otsuka Hiro. Added tag to find pages with css just on that page. Inktober day 18 - Yakuza
10/17/2019 Inktober day 17 - Tattoos.
10/15/2019 Added Date Sari for Inktober Day 15 and gave Nonogawa more details for Inktober day 16. Updated dictionary with ryokan, yukata, raku ware, and obon. Changed header font, the old one would outline the 'N' only - looked weird. Finally found a replacement I liked.
10/14/2019 Tweaking my character template. Used it for Rin as a test and Inktober day 14.
10/13/2019 Ch 26 1st draft edits complete. Moved Oni Tech Treatise to it's own document and updated it for Inktober day 13.
10/12/2019 Inktober day 12 - Created Shion art + article
10/11/2019 Inktober day 11 - Updated Tsuchimikado Yukitada to have clickable secrets, photo, a link to his name and the prompt snow, more on his ancestry. Also added tag clickable secret so readers can see who/what has them.
10/10/2019 Inktober day 10 - Ki. (Have needed to define this for a while, since it's the basis for magic in LC.)
10/9/2019 Inktober day 9 - Oni. (Needed to put this in for a while. Prompt was perfect for it.)
10/8/2019 Inktober day 8 - reworked Nakamura Hisako to hide her secrets, except 1 clickable one that she is willing to share.
10/7/2019 Inktober day 7 - Ofuda
10/6/2019 Inktober day 6 - Oni Tech Side Effects.
10/5/2019 Inktober day 5 - Ki Reserve.

Reorganized contest entries to regular categories and made Summer Camp 2019 Articles for past entries. Was super easy with a template made from the Inktober page.
10/4/2019 Inktober day 4 - Freezing Potion.

Updated Chou to have a clickable secret to add interactivity to her page and an animation.

Created Inktober 2019 to track my progress for the event and have a record afterward for when I move articles under the correct categories.
10/3/2019 Created Chou with art.
10/2/2109 Added Puppeteering.
10/1/2019 Added Mood Rings + added 'Bi' (fire) to Japanese Words and Pronunciation Guide. Updated to white label for world. Created Access Denied Page.

 

September

9/30/2019 Inner Sanctum Birthday! Wrangled tags on all articles.
9/27/2019 Added Sukajan to Japanese Words and Pronunciation Guide
9/26/2019 Created Battle of Sekigahara to go with the Sakamoto Ryouma article. Added the word hakama to Japanese Words and Pronunciation Guide
9/25/2019 Created Sakamoto Ryouma for the Good Politicians competition. He was a real person, but fictional accounts of him will show up in my book.
9/23/2019 Added animation to Kotodama (under Manifestation). Continued a bit of work on the article.
9/21/2019 Added the book/series purpose. Added character profile pictures for the Meet the MCs, even though they are temporary until I get the commissioned works. Ademal was right - it looks better with the images there.
9/20/2019 Changed world row (meet the chars, book progress etc) to Bootstrap columns. This allows for much cleaner code and fewer container classes. YES!!!!
9/18/2019 Added playlists. Put the boxes I want to be featured prominently into the new full-width row. Fixed follower info box text size. Put tag category buttons in containers when clicked it only moves that column. Removed tag/spoiler bg color - so when you click the tag cloud buttons, they open and the content blends w/ rest of page
9/17/2019 Fixed TOC icons to be the clouds again. Changed codex/atlas/chronicles non selected bg to be like my transparent grey boxes.
9/16/2019 Converted Updates to statblock (so don't have to hunt through code to make update note), Tag Cloud (statblock - for the same reason), Book Progress moved to statblock (same reason)
9/15/2019 Book progress updates. Info box trio: Meet the Main Chars, Tags (cloud coming soon), Updates Box
9/14/2019 Added symbols to the TOC to denote Main & Important characters
9/13/2019 Added clan symbols for Umeji Tatsuya and Otsuka Hiro and progress bars for book progress info

 

Pre September 2019

Created world but didn't keep change notes
Joined WA: 25 Jun, 2019

An archive of the progress of Liminal Chronicles and its stories.
 

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