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May 31, 2020: Story Lover Internet Issues
Posted by JeffsFort

Hi Everyone!

Unfortunately, I'm bringing some bad news. (Well, unless you are the mice that will play while the cat is away. Yeah, we'll be watching you guys!)

Due to some severe storms in The Story Lover's neck of the woods, he could potentially be offline until somewhere around Tuesday, June 02 as power to his ISP's service has been badly damaged. (Well, that entire area actually.) So until that is taken care of, or until we are able to force him to move to a place that has post 1990's internet service, he will be unable to do any major work to the site. The rest of the Fort Family's administrators will keep an eye on the site in the event anything needs to be addressed on the server. As for stories, you all do amazing work keeping this party hopping, just keep doing that. LOL!

Let's all wish TSL the best and hope for a quick response from his overtaxed utility service personnel. 

May 26, 2020: 2 Chapters of a Brand New Story
Posted by JeffsFort

Hi Again!

It looks like we survived the server torture test so we won't be needing the disaster survival kit I put together yesterday. (I just may keep the tin-foil hat though because... alien mind probes!)

The reason I am once again invading your news feed is to let you know I just assisted Black Paper in the posting of a brand new story entitled Rotten Apples of which he has posted 2 chapters for you all to check out. Please remember to let him know what you think, it really does help Black Paper and all of our hard-working authors know how they are doing. Besides, there is no better paycheck than the knowledge that someone likes your work, seriously.

Enjoy the new read!

May 25, 2020: Scheduled Server Maintenance Notice!
Posted by JeffsFort

Between 2am EST and 6am EST on May 26, the wizards who provide our hosting will be casting a new integrity spell on the rack-mounted totem that contains all of our characters. This is done to ensure not too many of them escape or cause too much havoc on our realm. It may be difficult to reach the sites with your computer as they perform this ritual but if you are able to peer into ethereal realms, you shouldn’t have a problem. If not, I'd suggest you use your own wizardry and save a few chapters locally to get you through.

This ritual should take about 30 minutes for most of our sites. Maybe about a DAY for The Story Lover's Home as Dragons are much more difficult to contain and really do like messing with the wizards. <snicker> 

We do apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, both in lost reading time and should you become overrun with the group who plans out this time of year to escape normally. Our hopes and gratitude go out to the wizards tasked with this responsibility!

May 15, 2020: Just Checking In
Posted by The Story Lover

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Things are going okay for me, self-isolation has let me get caught up with a lot of Spring Cleaning and some minor repairs around the place. Okay, one of them was a major repair, my front porch, and stairs collapsed due to faulty construction causing a 5.5-inch gap in front of my door. It took a while to get the old one demolished, and the new one a much smaller one installed. Of course, being me I had to take the trash out one night before it I got the new one and step straight down. Now let me tell you that made my whole right side very unhappy.

I have been working on bits and pieces here and there, added some new quotes to the Quotes Page including a new one of mine, "To read is to dream, and to dream is to live". So please keep on dreaming!

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Stay safe and healthy everyone,

TSL

May 1, 2020: Chapter 4: Rules of the House!
Posted by Garret D. M.

After many months from the story that I started over a year ago I have finally gotten around to post the 4th chapter to the Boise ID book! I have been super busy lately woth the army that I have not had any time to post this chapter and im so happy to finally say that its here! I hope you all enjoy this long awaited chapter! I would love to get your feedback on the chapter and your input as to what happnes next in the chapter 5. 

Love you all! - Garret D. M.

April 28, 2020: Updates
Posted by Garret D. M.

Good Afternoon everyone!

So with this current situation that the world is in with the self isolation and with it even afecting my current work enviroment, I have decided to pick up a good working laptop and continue writing Boise ID! Now to kick it off I have made a Spotify Account with my penname and I will be making playlists on there for each chapter and character so you can get a feel for the tone of the book. The chapter ones will have songs both new and old while the charater ones will corrispond with the time perion in the story which is 2012 and onward.

I love you all and happy reading and I almost forgot to post this but happy Autism Awarness month!

Chapter 1: True Family

April 24, 2020: Welcome to The Story Lover's Home Myke D!
Posted by JeffsFort

Hi everyone!

Wanted to take a moment to introduce you all to a brand new author on the site. Myke D. Is an established author who was recently featured on The Shack's own Imagine Magazine with his story "The Legends of Blood" and a full interview, you really should check it out! Well, at the moment Myke is in the process of claiming his spot in our community and I'm excited to invite you all to check out his hard work. He is still moving in so keep an eye out as more of his work becomes available and as always; please be sure to drop him a line and let him know how he's doing. It really is the only paycheck any hosted author on any site gets and it does mean an awful lot.

- JeffsFort

 

April 18, 2020: The Bodyguard errors
Posted by Aquenon

Ahem, yours truly somehow edited an old copy of the story I just posted yesterday for Snowblind.  That copy was almost word for word the same, except for four entire scenes that weren't included yesterday.

I apologize for the error.  I'm still trying to figure out where the correct copy went.  At any rate, Snowblind sent it to me again, and I have now inserted all missing scenes.

For the convenience of those readers who have already read 'The Bodyguard', all four new scenes are in green text so that you might quickly scroll through to find them.  There were a couple of tiny changes to the text that was already there and that is in green as well.  In a few weeks' time, I will change the green text back to normal, but in the meantime, it will serve as a quick way to find the additional scenes.

My apologies to both you as readers and Snowblind.

-Aquenon

April 17, 2020: Short story from the author of Jared the Paramedic
Posted by Aquenon

Greetings Readers,

It is with great pleasure I announce the publication of a short story, The Bodyguard, from Snowblind, the author of Jared the Paramedic.

Alas, this would have been out much earlier were it not for yours truly being so slow to get to editing.  But it is out now, and I hope you all get as much enjoyment out of reading it as I did.

Back to the quarantine!

-Aquenon

April 15, 2020: The Galleries Are Down For Maintenance
Posted by The Story Lover

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Attention All Site Users,

All of the Galleries are now down for Maintenance, however, don't worry they will be back better than before. They should only be down for a day or two; Murphy willing.

Happy reading,

TSL

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