It's January 31st in three hours, so this is a good time to take further stock on my activities.
Some of you may have noticed that I've been working on the sage studies for the sage field, Metalwork. These four links, delicate metalwork, metal armour, metalsmithing and weaponwright were a single sentence a few days ago. I've elaborated on each, just some, not for my players but because a patreon supporter took advantage of the $30 patreon tier that says I'll write a minimum of 1200 words on the wiki as a swap. It's a good deal for me. It may not be much money per word, but I do get to keep the words, yes? Anyway, for those interested in knowing how magical armour and weapons get made ... or at least the outline of that ... there's the information for you.
I have three more pages from the Streetvendor's Guide to publish tomorrow on patreon. I've decided that I'm also going to post a free paragraph a day from the book, on whatever I've written. I did so today and yesterday, about livestock today and about mushrooms yesterday. Feel free to glance over there to see what might turn up.
This brings us to maps. Seven readers requested maps on Tao's wiki this last month. These are, with their requests, Palant (Obukhiv), Discord (Michigan), Sterling (Maine), Maxwell (London), Vlad (Munich), Rec (Marseilles) and DM's Escritoire (Ohio). You're all free to add one section to any of these maps in February, and of course you can make your request known right now. It does not need to be the stub you started; feel free to add onto someone else's stub if you like. I only wish to limit you seven from starting another location. It's not so bad to get one started in Europe, where I already have the 20-mile map made, but these American map-starts are an absolute bitch. Just felt I should let you know.
I'll fit your request into my schedule somehow ... I've had a few late nights, what with having an actual job also, but I seem to be doing okay keeping up. Just now, I may add my own choice of section to each map stub, to give them each a little more momentum. We'll see.
So long as I'm able to work at my own pace, I have no worries. The days have been fun, the work highly addictive and progress is excellent. The book length is running at 15,000 words, with 16.5 pages done, after two weeks and a day of writing. Huzzah!