Five years have passed since Alexand Merek was sentenced to serve ten years in a military correction facility, for accidentally killing her friend, Baio-Yujia Sun. (See issue 25 and issue 26) When Alexand was seventeen she was selected to work for Dr. Katherine De Somme, a micro biologist and has worked in her laboratory for the past three years. However, Alexand was up late, playing piano in the entertainment bar, celebrating the release of her sister, Heyem and friend Jarad, and has turned up uncharacteristically late to work. Despite this, a friendship and trust has formed between them, allowing Katherine to share a terrible secret with her young cadet, when she eventually arrives. CLICK HERE for next chronological story.
304 thoughts on “Unbound Boxes Limping Gods: Disconnected Stories. Issue # 33: Amanojuko Part 1”
Annnd – my third one of your stories (or incidents…obviously they’re all connected), and I’m hooked. This one (as I’m sure you know) isn’t as self-contained, but no worse for that – I’m left wondering how Katherine got here from having her legs bitten off by a shark; I’m left wondering how Alex’s crush will play out; and I’m really left wondering what’s going on with these patients.
Excuse me, I need to go subscribe to your blog now.
I’m also reading your blog posts, and wish I could join the write a blog a day 2012, like you! (Really can’t lol) How are you getting on with Nano?
Yes, (gets excited as you subscribe, big thank you!) There’s a good way of handling these stories chronologically, (as I know it can be quite disorientating reading them in snippets. (I’m mean, I like to tease readers!) There’s a Story Timeline section at the top of the blog, which helps with continuity. Katherine wasn’t the one who had her legs bitten off, (That was Cordelia “Bizzi” Gray) Cordelia crops up in the second manuscript (I’m attempting to seek publication for manuscript 1. (May take some time) But you find out what happens to Cordelia in manusc 2!
Really good to meet you. Looking forward to blogging with you! 😀
great art !! thank you for signing up for the ADD blog. i hope it will be helpful.
i am most appreciatieve of any comments or suggestions.
best wishes, doug
Thanks for following my blog, Cheryl. Will follow you too. 🙂
Hi Doug, thank you!
Thanks, Joanna, good to meet you, I look forward to your posts! Cheryl
Cheryl, I like the artwork at the top of your blog. I’m curious about the title and the artist.
Btw, thanks for stopping by my writing blog!
Thanks Joy, no problem, you have some great advice on your blog, so I’ve subscribed. (The artwork is mine…I like to draw them…I pretend I’m taking photographs lol) Welcome. The title is a reference to accessibility and immortality / mortality, amongst other things.
I love the illustrations!
Thank you, Cynthia! I’ve signed up to your review site too. Good to meet you. Cheryl
Very nice. Thank you for stopping by my blog and subscribing. I also have jgsgal.wordpress.com which is my poetry site. Would love your feedback! I love the illustrations with your stories.
Thanks, I visited your site and particularly liked A Box For A Memory. Glad you like the stories. Welcome!
I really really like your illustrations.
It’s more realistic than the comics panel in my blog.
Comics tend to exaggerate human looks.
Especially romance comics,
where every young females are beautiful and have a delicate figure,
while the males are all handsome and have a strong build.
I wonder if you could redone some of your favorites romance comics panel from my blog.
I’d like to see it and post it in my blog!
And thank you for following http://RomansaHarian.wordpress.com
Wow. I want to know more.
Your illustrations are W-o-n-d-e-r-f-u-l. (and your prose is, too) If you are on Pinterest, plase find me under same name. I have a pin board there of my late sister’s works I think you would enjoy. 🙂
Hi Karen, thank you for taking time to look. Your blog is very moving, thank you for sharing. I’m not on Pinterest, but will certainly have a look at it. Good to meet you. Cheryl
Cheryl, your stories and illustrations are fab. What a talent you have!
Hi, Jacky, thank you! And also for sharing your poetry. I particularly like “Blue” although it’s sad I can empathise with the subject. Good to meet you. Cheryl
Cheryl, very interesting concept you’ve got there. Keep up the good work. And thanks for subscribing to memengineering. Peter
Thank you, Peter, I particularly like your multimedia presentation of The Holding. (and Kaethe Kollwitz is one of my favourite artists) I’m looking forward to reading/listening to more of your work. Cheryl
Amazing illustrations you have a wonderful blog I am a follower now and look forward to seeing your next post. Thank you so much for following my blog judysp.wordpress.com I really appreciate your support. Happy Blogging cheers Judy 🙂
Hi Judy, thank you. You have a really interesting blog. (I didn’t know cats had two different types of purring. My cats certainly know how to get their own way, using multiple meowing techniques!) Good to meet you.
Thanks for following my blog, Cheryl. I’ll try to keep the posts interesting. And good luck with yours too.
Thank you, Richard! Likewise.
Fantastic art works of yours, Cheryl! You are awesome!
Thank you, Cynthia, Likewise. I love your poetry, as it’s very uplifting.
Amazing portraits, I love it
Thank you, likewise, I love your landscapes and “Early Mornin.”
Wow, you’ve got talent. How long does it take you to finish a drawing?
Thank you, Classicritique, I appreciate that. It depends on the drawing, but the average is a day to two days per drawing.
My gosh, that’s devotion- and speed. I really like your blog. I’ve not seen another like it. 🙂
Thanks for the follow, Cheryl! Your work is beautiful!
Thank you, Sandi!
Hi Cheryl. Thank you for checking out my poem. I have a bunch I want to put up there. I’m looking forward to reading your story, the illustrations are great!
Thank you, I’ll look forward to reading more of your poems, as I really enjoyed, “Something vagrant like the breeze.”
The character of yours that really stood out for me so far is Xan Medani. A very rich character, I really enjoy his nomadic nature and the mystery of his disappearance.
You’re reading the character profiles! Thank you! I’m glad you like Xan, his story is released next Wednesday 4th July. He has a lot of secrets.
Wow! Love your blog – so much to see, so much to read! Thanks for ‘Following’ my blog.
Hi, Patrice, thank you! It’s mutual, as you have some beautiful photography to complement your poetry. I’ll look forward to reading more of your work.
Your work is extraordinary! I cannot wait to cut out some time to read all of it. I was looking at the art work and Asenath Bomani bio caught my eye.
Thank you, I appreciate it. I’m enjoying reading your poems too. I’m glad you like Asenath! 😀
Very good illustrations. Have a great eekend & thanks for visiting my site.
Thank you! I enjoyed seeing your photography!
It’s nice to see originally! I like your stories and the artwork that goes with it. Well done! Bravo!
Thanks, Mark, and again, I’m pleased as your artwork is very realistic!
Cheryl, thanks for following my photo blog. I am enjoying your stories!
Thank you, Ron, likewise with your photography, there are some very beautiful landscapes there.
Cheryl, I just noticed that you started following my non-photography blog. If you want to follow the photography, you want http://ronkline.wordpress.com .
You are certainly welcome to follow my other blog but it is mostly politics (I am very left wing) and religion (I am an atheist).
Thanks, Ron. Followed! 😀
Thanks for reading one of my blogs, I read this one and the writing and artwork were spectacular. I will follow your blog and hope you will read more of mine and follow it as well. Best wishes, beebeesworld
Thank you, I took a long time reading your poetry. They are inspiring and written eloquently, and I’m sure move anyone who reads them. I’m glad I found your blog. I’m following you. Thank you for taking the time to read my stories. I appreciate it.
Thank you for reading and commenting on my blog. Your stories, poems and artwork are unique. You have obvious talent-thanks for sharing with all of us!
You’re welcome and thank you, that means a lot to me.
Dear Cheryl, thank you for the blog following, I really appreciate it. Clarabelle
Thank you so much for visiting my blog 🙂 i liked ur’s too …. U really got talent 🙂
Hi, Archana, you have a very positive message on your blog. It’s enjoyable to read. Thank you for stopping by. I appreciate it. Cheryl.
Oh the suspense at the end… I’ve got to bring me up to speed with this story like yesterday. Keep it coming. And thank you for passing by at Knacks and Knows of a Knave.
Thanks for reading. I appreciate it. I visited your blog and think that your poetry is refreshing and has a very interesting edge.
real cool , i like your writing with the pics too , awesome! keep it going.
Thank you, Mario. That’s a compliment, as I am impressed by your illustrations, they’re very realistic!
Hi Cheryl, many thanks for your comment on my new blog. This is a great looking site, very powerful imagery you have here. I look forward to reading your work. 🙂
Hi Bill! I’ve just read “Grandchildren” it really made me smile, a great and funny poem. Thank you for stopping by, I’m glad you like the illustrations, and hope you like the stories. Cheryl 😀
Cheryl – Thank you for following my *http://echoesfromemptiness.com* blog and opening up your wondrous world of drawings and writing for me.
I am taking off my shoes and stepping in …
Hi Miriam! You’re very welcome as there are some very inspiring quotes and poems on your blog, which I’m thoroughly enjoying reading. Thank you for exploring my stories too. It’s good to meet you.
What a labour of love. Beautifully made. I wish you the publication deal you seek!
Hi, Sioned, thank you! 😀
Thanks for following my blog. I really like yours. What a great idea. Your illustrations are excellent.
Hi, Suzanne and thank you! There’s some beautiful photography of Ancient Greece on your blog, and great descriptions to accompany them. I’m enjoying reading.
I am too brain dead to read right now – small hours UK time – but I love the illustrations. Back for more tomorrow.
LOL, you’re right, I also live in the UK and my keyboard’s going a bit blurry! Thanks for visiting, I’ll also check out more of your site tomorrow. BFN!
thanks for following my blog. I love your stories and illustrations
Thanks for stopping by ritaLOVEStoWrite. Nice artwork. Cheers, Rita
It’s good to meet you, Rita, and thank you!
Wow, Cheryl, you’re utterly brilliant. I just sat in awe in front of my computer staring in amazement at your beautiful words and illustrations. I wish you so much success now and in the future. Thank you for liking my post ‘Inner time is limitless’ and following my blog. I’m following you now and life just got even better 🙂 Have a beautiful day. Michele
Hi, Michele, thank you! I’m glad you like the stories, as I’ve been taking a lot of time reading your blog. Other people should go and read it, as it deals with a lot of very complex issues, politically. (Oh and sorry for spelling your name wrong when I commented on a poem on your site. I’ve had a bit too much caffeine! lol.) 😀
Dear Cheryl, I very much appreciate you taking the time to read my blog. I’ve had my eyes (and my heart) opened wide since I started working in Sierra Leone two years ago. I hesitate to use the well-worn quote, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger…” but that’s where I am at the moment and writing is the antidote to the moments of crushing despair. Again, I wish you all the best. Michele (don’t worry about the spelling, happens all the time :-).
Your writing and art are spectacular-thanks for following my blog as well! beebee
Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking my posts. I find your stories fascinating. Regards, Sandra
Thanks for liking my blog post! Love your artwork and blog story. I want to back up and read from the beginning.
Hi Jane, you’re welcome. Thank you too! (I love the guitar table installation. Good luck with the canvas painting. Are you going to post the finished work? I’d love to see it.)
I will be posting the works in segments to show the progress. Thanks for your interest!
I really love your blog
Thank you, Liliane, it’s mutual. I love your artwork.
Hi Cheryl, Thank you for following my blog! Your art is amazing and I’m just now starting to read the stories. I love the idea of doing micro stories based on your characters. I’ll be back often!
Hi Linda. It’s really good to meet another artist / writer. I’m enjoying browsing your site, and love schizoscape-ltownsdin. (The mix between fluid and concrete, and also the rich colours attracted me to the painting immediately)
Catchy title, interesting pictoral illustrations, and with a writing display like yours, I wonder why you re following my humble blog.
While you answer, let me go sign up with your blog!
Hi, Devine! Your reasons for writing are similar to mine, from what I’ve read of your work so far. I’m quoting from you here, “My wish is to help people see other worlds as real as their own world.” And that comes across in your poetry. You have an addictive blog, and I’m glad I found it! Glad you stopped by to visit mine too! Cheryl
I am really humbled. Thanks for checking out my blog.
And please you may call me Chris.
You have a facinating site! Congrats! I’ll be following with interest…
Thanks for visiting. I’m loving your close ups of bugs! Great photos! 😀 Good to meet you!
Ummm…I mean fascinating…LOL!
thanks for liking my post “Looking For The Magic”. I appreciate your interest in my photos. It is nice to get positive feedback from others in the blogging community. Your stories are interesting and the illustrations really help to give the reader a sense of what you thought that character actually looks like.
You’re welcome, Eddie, some great photography on your site. Thanks for reading, I appreciate it.
Hi Cheryl, thanks for following my blog. I really admire your work here and have loads to explore. I feel like I’ve fallen down the rabbit hole. Your creative spark is so bright and strong. Best wishes. Neil, (Soloneili, thepoetinthecar)
Hi, Neil, you’re very welcome, as I love your art. It has a lot of subtlety and depth. Thank you for taking time to visit my stories, as it means a lot to me. Good to meet you. I hope you enjoy reading them. Cheryl
Yes, I have already enjoyed sampling your writing tonight Cheryl and thanks for your kind words regarding my art, I must get back to doing some more I think. However, enough about mine, I would really like to say to you how much the writing you post is given this amazing depth by your characters, they seem to have a real human spirit enclosed within them. There is a synergy between the visual and the written which you use so well. I like to think I have empathy hear but in my case I use sound. I’m so glad I encountered your creativity. Best wishes. Neil
Thank you, that means a lot. 😀 Music and art both have the capacity to produce powerful emotions and empathy in listeners and readers alike.
Thank you for following my photo blog, Cheryl. Your work is wonderfully creative….your writing and illustrations are so expressive. Looking forward to more!
Wow! To think of characters and stories like this is awesome. The sketches are wonderful too.
Thank you, I’m glad you like! 😀 *Happy dance*
Hi Cheryl. Thank you for visiting my blog today and liking “Gratitude”. Your illustrations are amazing and your writing so creative. I’m so glad your visit to my blog brought me to your blog. I look forward to seeing more.
Thank you, Robyn and Likewise.
Thank-you for visiting! Glad you liked my “Driftwood and Grass.” Seems to have been everyone’s favorite. 🙂
Wow, your blog is fantastic! I will definitely be exploring what wonderful things you create! Really exciting work.
Thank you and likewise. I’m enjoying looking at your artwork.
Thanks for visiting my blog . . . . love your stylish, original artwork.
Thank you and likewise!
Thank you for following my blog! You’ve created a very detailed and realized world–I’m also a fiction writer so I know how difficult that is!
Thank you for taking the time to visit. I’m enjoying reading your blog. It’s very thought provoking.
Thank you-I’ve thought about these issues for a while. It’s wonderful to have a place to share them and get feedback. Be well!
Thank you for following my blog. I hope I can keep you interested in future posts. I’m going to enjoy reading your blog..Thank you.
Thanks for following I Call It My Art! I’m so impressed that you can illustrate your own stories. I like knowing what the author was envisioning when she wrote the characters.
Hi, your blog is making me hungry! lol, Italy must be a great place to live? Glad you found my stories, thank you for visiting. I appreciate it, and look forward to more of your posts.
Very nice blog with outstanding graphics.
Thank you, Barbara. Good to meet you. I’m enjoying reading your blog.
Interesting story line! Thanks for stopping by The Brass Rag. I look forward to hearing from you again soon.
Hi Cheri, you’re welcome and thank you! Cheryl
Thanks for following my blog. Wow, fascinating stuff and great artwork. Wish you the best of luck with it. x
Hi Tara, thank you for taking time to visit, and likewise. Cheryl
Brilliant integration of story and art. Excellent work!
Thanks, I appreciate it!
Thanks for following my w6bky blog. With your talent, I’m sure you will go far !
Being a newbie at WordPress, I’m uncertain how all this like & follow stuff works, but I think I sent a “follow” request. If not, I’ll try again.
Best wishes !
Hi, thank you for taking the time to stop by, and I’ve followed your blog! Good to meet you.
Lovely , engaged work!
Thanks for following us at JourneyWorks!
You’re welcome and thank you for stopping by!
Thanks for following my blog …. I’m flattered. I wish I had more time to read all your blogs, but what I have read is very interesting. I am new to this game and am still learning my way round.
Wow! Your blog, replete with illustration and story is a reader’s delight. Good work. Thank you.
I appreciate you deciding to follow me. I hope to sustain your interest. God bless.
This is awesome. I love to read and this will be added to my list of things to consume mentally.
Beautiful work! I hope you’ll find easily in the future a publishing company that’ll appreciate your amazing talent!keep posting
WOW!! You have a stiuning blog I came by to thank you for following my blog ad look what I find. I am not even sure how you found my blog now,. You are more than welcome but your blog knocks my socks off. But I don’t wear socks so it just knocks
Do you do all the pencil/charcaol illustrations and portraits too?
I am so inpired by you.
Thanks by the way for following my blog. One day you will have to tell me.. ~ BB
Love the illustrations – and you really are prolific! Keep up the good work.
Very intense story but very good. Do you do the drawings as well? Thanks for stopping by my blog. Tough to compare it to yours though,
Good to meet you, and likewise, thank you! You have an interesting life story. Yes the illustrations are mine. Glad you visited. Cheryl
Wow! I am very impressed by your versatility – beautiful drawings. Fantastic names, BTW, and how do you keep track of all these interwoven story lines?.
Hi Anna, thank you and good to meet you. I practically live in this world, it’s been with me for over 20 years and I’ve only recently been able to write and illustrate it in this way, so it’s really 2 decades worth of pent up stories.
Thanks for stopping by my very humble blog ( now that I have seen yours!) Fantastic drawings, incredibly evocative. Will return to read further. Dead impressed, beginning to wonder whether to pursue a publisher rather than just put it as you do! Wonderful independence, you obviously know and value your talent, as you should!
You’re welcome, Philippa and thank you for passing through here too, I appreciate it. Cheryl
What a completely awesome way of getting your words/illustrations out. Love it! I happened on part three but am going to come back when I have more time and start at the beginning. Love the concept, you are a wonderful artist. I have been hooked on illustrations ever since the third grade when they stopped putting them in books relative to my age. The book I will write will definetly have them, you are an inspiration, thank you!-Loretta
Hi Loretta, thank you, it means a lot to me that you’d take the time to read my stories. Cheryl
Just a little off the wall,,,
What an interesting approach to a short story. Your illustrations are just great-very artistic. Thanks for looking in on my latest little short story (The old Oak)
Thanks for your comment. Hope you will keep visiting. Your site looks great. Patricia
Your illustrations are breathtaking. I just found your website, so not sure what point I am in the story, but I am very intrigued. Which means that you are a good writer, because I am hooked and I don’t have any idea what is really going on.
Thanks Erin, I appreciate it! Cheryl
this is interesting….I want to come back 2 it when I have more time…very busy week….thanks for following me….I love your drawings. You are really great with that black and white stuff. I don’t have that gift, but u certainly do.
You’re welcome here any time, thanks for visiting, I appreciate it. Cheryl
Hey thanks for visiting my blog and in turn I get to read your stories and gawk at your fabulous drawings. Amazing.
You’re welcome and it’s good to meet you. Thanks for visiting. Cheryl
Thanks for visiting my blog and being a subscriber! You have a fascinating cast of characters here, and did you do the drawings, too? very fine!
Hi A, you’re welcome and likewise! Thanks for stopping by. Yes the drawings are mine. Good to meet you. I look forward to seeing your future posts. Cheryl
Wow, you are doing it all. And, you know what I particularly appreciate? A little armpit hair in your banner. No, really! It says something about the character and reality and …. well, I don’t know, I saw it and thought “there’s a woman I would probably like”~!! 🙂
Lol, ah her name’s Heyem and she definitely knows her own mind!!! 😀
Alright, that’s it, I’m following! Haha.
*Happy Dance!* 😀 x
Hi, Glad you liked our post. If you love reading then visit our Reading page:
Wow! I am really looking forward to diving into your fantastic blend of artistry and wordplay! Well done and thank you for introducing yourself! Where is the follow button….GOT IT!
Thank you, I’m glad you stopped by. Cheryl
You’ve got me intrigued! For some reason I especially like the illustration of the dormitory.
Thank you for reading, I appreciate it. Cheryl
I am so impressed with what you are doing. I really wanted to read on with the excerpt above and enjoyed the language of description and I am wowed by your illustrations. How wonderful to be able to illustrate your own work. I have often thought how I wish at least some adult novels were illustrated. I really like your art work. I am chuffed that someone like you is following me and I am signing up to our email sub and following you. Best wishes and thanks for following me Sarah
Hi Sarah, thank you for your kind words, it means a lot to me. Cheryl
Thank you for visiting my blog. Cannot wait to read your stories. Thank goodness for story tellers!
You’re welcome and thank you. It’s good to meet you. Cheryl
Wow, totally blown away by your talent as an artist and writer! So original… will be back to read some more when I have more time….
Hi Roslyn, thank you so much! That means a lot. You’re welcome here any time. Cheryl
Hi Cheryl, Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking my poem. Terry
Wow, this is the first time I’ve come across a blog that’s set up this way. Amazing! Thanks for finding my blog. Looking forward to “swapping stories” and reading each others blogs in the near future.
Hi, it sounds like you have a very interesting life, traveling the world, that would be great. Good to meet you! Cheryl
Oh yes, life is interesting! There is always some new adventure around the bend. Nice to meet you too. All the best.
And you too!
Thanks for reaching out, Cheryl. Brilliant drawings!
Hi, thank you, Jo!
Thank you for follow my blog. I’m happy that you come to visit my blog so i can get to know yours to. I love the drawings.
Hi, Miss Mangue, likewise, thank you. It’s good to meet you, as you sound like you have a very interesting life. Thanks for stopping by, I appreciate it. Cheryl
Lovely work: awesome words and illustrations!
Hi Margaret, thank you! Cheryl
Your art is the bomb! I love your site and wil return often. Short story writing is one of my fav literary genre as well. Thanks for liking my post “Whoopi Goldberg’s fav things” and would love to connect for a guest post on the short story at my transitional site here: http://clara54.wordpress.com?
Good to meet you, Clara and thank you! I’ve followed your alternative site too, looking forward to your future posts. Cheryl
Thanks for the follow! This is a great idea for a blog.
wow what a creative story.these should be published Cheryl Moore
Hi Kelvin, thank you! Cheryl
you welcome…Happy 2013
Thank you! 🙂
My sincere thanks for your following my blog. I too have liked yours and am following it.
very talented character drawings!
Thank you! 🙂
Thank you Cheryl for liking my post. You got a great blog here!
Hi Rachel, you’re welcome and thank you! Cheryl
Was this all in pencil?!? You are very talented. 😀
Thank you, yes it’s sketched in pencil. 🙂
The last sentence–oh-how suspenseful-pins and needles for the next part.
Great artwork! I like to combine my photography with my poems, and I see you have melded your artistic gifts. Thank you for the follow- Cronin Detzz, American poetesse
Great blog for short stories and I love your illustrations, too. Really like the way you have set it all up. The short story is a fantastic form of storytelling.
Thank you also for visiting Trust Me, I’m a Storyteller, much appreciated.
You’re very welcome and thank you too! Cheryl
Your illustrations are exceptional! Great work.
Hi Sandra, thank you! Cheryl
Thanks, PD! 🙂
Thank you for becoming a follower on my arnnarn.com blog. I apologize for not responding sooner but as the book has finally come out, I’ve been slammed. Hope you continue to enjoy it.
hey Cheryl,saw your like on my blog so i decided to check you out. i am glad i did. totally enjoyed this piece. thanks a lot.
You’re welcome and thank you too!
Really glad you followed me, wonderful story and artwork here. 🙂
You’re welcome and thank you! Cheryl
thanks for stopping by my blog, your illustrations are beautiful!
You’re welcome and thank you!
First time I’ve been to your blog. The story and illustrations are extraordinary. Lots of emotion in a very few words. Wonderful.
Hi Judith, good to meet you. Thank you 🙂
Hi Cheryl, Thank you for liking my poem ‘ The Old Guest House’. Take Care. The Foureyed Poet.
You’re welcome! 😀
Dear Cheryl, thanks so much for your “like”! Have a great holiday.
You’re welcome, Deborah, you too!
Thank you for following my blog. Your blog is fantastic. I like the drawings, but I have a hard time to read the story, because it’s a black background. Maybe I can read it in my email 🙂
Hi Angel, you’re welcome and thank you too! I hope you have more luck with reading the email.
Thanks for dropping by and following my blog. Good journey.
Hi Cheryl. Thank you for calling by and liking my poem ‘ The Girl’. The Foureyed Poet.
An Interesting story, it did exactly what it should and left me wanting to know more. I will be following you blog and thank you for sharing this story with us.
Good to meet you and thank you for taking the time to read. Glad you liked it. 🙂
truly awesome artistry and storytelling! glad i dropped in
Hi, thank you so much! Good to meet you.
you as well…
you as well
Thank you for visiting my blog today. I appreciate the time you took to stop by. May your day be filled with joy and peace.
BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!
Thanks for the follow! I’m happy to have found you and looking forward to reading more of your work!
Good to meet you too and thank you!
An awesome narrative… And yes, thanks for following my blog 🙂
Hi you’re welcome and thank you too!
Your blog is visually stunning! 🙂
Hi Dana, thank you! 😀
I admire the hard work you put into your richly detailed illustrations, Cheryl. You are the real thing when it comes to illustrative storytelling!
Thank you, that means a lot 🙂
Thanks for stopping by my blog cheryl..very detailed illustrations you have ! I admire the work you put out here.
Hi Nana, good to meet you, thank you! Cheryl
Wow! What an amazing blog. Your artwork is phenomenal!
Thank you 😀
Simply: Most Excellent.
Thank you 🙂
My dear Cheryl Moore,
I appreciate your sketches. One of the best, seen on the blogs.
I fancy myself as an artist. Five years in Sir J J School of Art, Bombay, India and several years in Advertising, Marketing, I feel bit jaded, Oops, faded.
No money in illustration world. More supply than demand.
Keep the good work and forget about making money.
…and I am Sid Harth@elcidharth.com
Hi Sid, good to meet you, no there’s no money in this kind of escapism as yet, but hope is a very powerful delusion. I’ll take fantasy over reality as compensation! I’d love to see your artwork some time. Cheryl
Crisp scene setting, immediate connection to character. Excellent writing.
Thank you, Robynn! 😀
Cheryl, your work is amazing. this is one of the most beautiful blogs I’ve ever seen.
Wow, thank you Mary, that means a great deal to me! 😀
Thank you for following http://www.deepathrissur.wordpress.com
What a fascinating blog and story! Thank you for liking Day of the Book, hope you can make it on April 20th at JKF University in CA
You’re very welcome and thank you too! I wish I could make it to CA, but I live in the UK, unfortunately. Thanks for the invite though. 😀 Good to meet you.
Thanks for stopping by. Very interesting blog you have here.
You’re welcome and thank you too!
what a fascinating blog you have, i love the sections of characters, and the drawings…there’s a lot to explore
a woman who’s more interested in bacteria than “you”, though, is dangerous to have around 😀
Thank you, ah, Katherine’s pretty harmless lol, good to meet you! Cheryl
I Wish you Happy first day of spring!
And you too! 😀
You’ve got a beautiful blog. Thanks for taking the time to visit me at One Rich Life and following me.
You’re welcome and thank you too, I appreciate it. Cheryl
this is going to take some time for me to read thru – thank you
and thank you for visiting my blog
Hi Will, you’re welcome and thank you too!
very interesting read, i will be following 🙂 and ty for visiting and following my blog. the illustrations are just beautiful, keep up the good work!
You’re welcome and thank you too! Cheryl
Thank you for LIKING my last post! I am honored. I intend to come back and re-read this! Pushing follow right NOW!
Hi Diane, you’re welcome, I enjoyed reading your post about perspective and agree with you about relativity. I’ll also look forward to reading your posts. It’s good to meet you. All the best for the future. Cheryl
Thank you very much for liking my poetry and becoming a follower of my blog. I dig your style. keep up the good work!
Jason Cyrus Akhtarekhavari
Hi Jason, you’re welcome and likewise! Cheryl
Thanks for visiting my blog and website. You’ve got a lot of complexity here in the drawings and your characters stories. Clearly, you love what you do. All the best in your publication path! Peace in all things~Katy
Hi Katy, thank you so much and likewise, good luck with the publication of Elizabeth’s Landing. Cheryl
Strange and engrossing at once, drawing me into the story quickly… I’m going to have to come back and start from the beginning as soon as I get more time!
That means a lot, thank you, Erma. Glad you like what you’ve read so far. Cheryl
Thank you Cheryl for visiting my blog. Your site is very unique and interesting. Great art work too. Good luck with your writing. I like the story.
You’re welcome, I’m enjoying reading your poetry. Thank you for visiting here and good luck with your writing in the future too. Cheryl
Thank you for following my blog. I hope you found it somewhat entertaining. I am going to take a look at yours and will keep in touch. Thank you again. Love the artwork.
You’re welcome and thank you too!
Hi Cheryl, your blog is really great and unusual! Thank you for following mine x
Thank you, and you too! 🙂
Yours is a great blog to dip into to read a short piece of extremely well-written prose. I’m just wondering how much of your ms you should post if you are looking for a publisher. I’m sure you know what you’re about though.
Hi Jane, thank you. All these stories are set before the manuscript and although are related to, the ms remains un tainted, hopefully. It’s experimental but will hopefully tie together in the future. Thank you, I appreciate it. Cheryl
hi Cheryl, thank you for visiting and following my blog (wordjotter). Your work is insightful and your illustrations are wonderful.I look forward to reading more 🙂
You’re welcome, and thank you too. Good luck with publishing your novel. Cheryl 🙂
Thanks for stopping on me. Nice stories and caricatures.
You’re welcome and thank you too 🙂
Thanks for taking a look at my poem, Cheryl. Intriguing angles you have in your stories and characters, and those illustrations meld perfectly. Well done, love it. Stephen
Good to meet you Stephen, you’re welcome and thank you! Cheryl
Thanks for liking my blog. Actually a big thanks because it made me discover yours. I think you are a creative genius!
You’re welcome, Jan and thank you, that’s a big complement, and means a lot that you took the time to visit. Cheryl
I haven’t read everything yet, but I do wonder when you are going to start the novel, or have you already? My first one is being published this summer.
Good luck with I Call Myself EarthGirl, great title btw, and congrats on getting through the formatting process, that sounded very complicated!!
Thanks for the good luck wishes. I think promoting it will be much harder than writing it was! The formatting was supposed to be relatively simple. I don’t know whether it is me, or WORD, or my computer, but I found it challenging, to say the least!
No it’s not you, I’ve also had formatting problems with word.
Good to know I am not the only one…I guess. Maybe microsoft should fix it!
Thank you for the recent “LIKE” and follow of my blog. I followed back. Sincere regards and Best Wishes. Tim Desmond
And you too Tim. Best wishes Cheryl.
Muchas gracias for the follow Cheryl. Your work here is fantastic.
Thank you, Cheryl, for wanting to follow my blog. Your pictures are extraordinary, and I found the story intriguing but would need to read more of it to get the whole picture. Keep up the good work.
Hi Kate, good to meet you too, and thank you, I appreciate it. Cheryl
Your characters have so much sensuality!
Thank you 🙂
Jeez, I am awestruck! I don’t really have time to read this massive work, but am impressed by its existence, and the huge cast of characters–did you draw them all yourself?–and the imagination required to write such a fantasy. Keep it up! One day I’ll try to read more of it.
Thank you, I’m glad you like it, yes they’re my drawings 🙂