Liminal Chronicles Updates

Whats new in Liminal Chronicles?

Check out the new articles, stories, site updates, etc!
 
 

2021

1/18/2021
Created an index of the Characters by Book for book 1 (Rise)
1/15/2021
Finished off the Book 1 related articles (*I think*) with Shogun and Shogunate
1/13/2021
Kubo Takeuchi and Iwasaki Hiroshige completed today.
1/11/2021
Razor Vine, Umeji Hideki, last week created blocks to show which manuscripts and stories a character and species are in, and summary blocks for manuscripts and stories (Will display these on Hacks and Help in the future)

 

2020

12/2020
Lots of worldbuilding for World Ember. New articles posted at World Ember 2020
11/2020
Continued first draft of Guardian (book 2) for NaNoWriMo
10/27/2020
Wrote the Dark Harvest Challenge Article - Full Moon Wild Boar Hunt that details the harvest of the creatures that terrorize the Nonogawa River Valley
10/27/2020
Finished characters for Guardian (book 2) - Nakamura Nobu, Nakamura Asako, and Kawabata Shika.
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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