Ask A Bard

The Writing Habit

A dear friend recently reached out to me for advice that I’m not entirely sure I’m qualified to give. They were feeling overwhelmed with the world, distraught, and finding it difficult to focus on art through their medical struggles and wanted some wisdom on how to push through it. Every response I can think of […]Continue Reading
Writing

Are You Sure?

“Are you sure?” is a far from innocent question. “Are you sure” is a coward’s cocktail of two parts deterrent and one part accusation. It contributes to our life-long indoctrination intoxication that we cannot trust our own senses and judgement. Our own perceptions denounced, speaking our experience makes us liars, and as we grow our […]Continue Reading
Hey, it’s been a bit, right? I’ve had my nose to the ground working on Changeling and a few other things, and also just focusing on my own mental health (more on that at another time, just know I’m fine). I’m really excited about that progress, slow that it may be. Trying to write about […]Continue Reading
Life

Where’s Kiri?

Hello, you marvelous Curios! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Ugh. How the time does get away from us. We think we have a hold on it, and then it laughs when we realize it’s actually been five days ahead of us this whole time. That’s a bit nonsensical, isn’t it? Well, I’m not sure […]Continue Reading
Life

Out of the Broom Closet

In my most recent letter to Stephanie (video below), I was challenged to do one thing that scared me. In taking time to consider what I could do that 1. Genuinely scared me and 2. Would not break my bank (ala bungee jumping etc), I realized there was something I’d been… not avoiding per se, […]Continue Reading
Music

I See Fire

  Patrons get song downloads!: www.patreon.com/kiri This, above all, was an experiment. I filmed audio during a livestream, I wanted to see how hard it would be to do vallaslin by hand (answer: hard) despite that this is totally a LOTR dwarf song, not a Dragon Age Dalish song, and I wanted to see if […]Continue Reading
What: LiveStream of Dreamfall Chapters Book 5: Redux (The final book) When: January 13th (Friday–Yes, Friday the 13th!), 7:30pm PST (When is that for you?) Where: http://www.twitch.tv/kiriosity We’ve come to it. The final book. I’m biting my nails because I’m not ready for this game to end! I’m already preparing for a stream the next day because […]Continue Reading