The Elders would like a word with you. The Ritual is about to begin. Something that has not happened in a thousand years is happening. You are going to the City. There is only one City. It is only said with a capital C. No one needs to bother saying the n... Just finished first full edit of Bliss Carter. Rewrites, perspective shifts, toughest one yet but hopefully will make it better. On to edit2. My first novella is out!!! A steampunk/fantasy yarn about an elven princess who travels to the mortal realm to discover that things are not as she's been told, and Queen Victoria is the villain. Available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Dien-Vek-Ashelon...6 participating I swear I've spent as much time on the last 20k words of this monstrosity I'm writing as the first 70k. I've read a bunch of articles about crafting a great ending and I'm still flailing. I need some kind of magical creativity drug to get me through this,... If y'all haven't read BINTI yet then I highly recommend. This is the sequel and I'm already loving it. Also loving that novellas are such a viable market now. Very cool time in SF/F.6 participating https://twitter.com/meakoopa/status/810331787717214208 My next novel, "The Extraordinary Case of Bliss Carter" went to my editor last week, and I finished a 12k plus short story this morning. Feeling productive. I've been off and on with some mental health stuff, so I'm not v active at themoment. Nevertheless, I demand to know how you're doing! Report. :D I would like some info on how the rich Americans dealt with money in and around 1865. Specifically when they travelled, or spent long times away from their homes and/or in other countries. If anyone knows, or knows of a resource that would be great.