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Finally an update on this project.

I got my domain (Sonverrid.org) fixed up for WordPress and multi-site capabilities via WP, so I've been getting some rough things done on the few WP sites that will be on there, including Radiant Obscurities.  RadObs is still awhile from going live, but progress is being made on the actual site, thankfully.

So here's a list of the menu category links for RadObs, to give you all a better idea of how I plan to have the site laid out and some of the categories I'm seeking for writings, links, etc. (the ">>" denote a subcategory under the particular menu section):

*About >> Authors
*Aquatics [>> no subcats needed at this time]
*Terrestrial >> ~Mammals: --Ungulates –Carnivora –Other Mammals
~Reptiles & Amphibians
~Invertebrates
~Fantastical Otherkin [Animalkin]
 
*Polyshifters & Humanoids [>> no subcats at this time]
*Links & Resources >>  ~Creature Info Resources –Books –Video –Websites
~Otherkin & Therian Links

By the way, "terrestrial" is meant to denote primarily land-based, regardless of whether they are from planet Earth or not.

I'm horribly lacking in writings to put under: invertebrates, polyshifters & humanoids, fantastical 'kin, and of course the remaining 'kintype categories are all in need of more content.  Here's a list of submitted and potential writings I have put together for the site so far, organized by authors instead of the writings themselves (**please check to see if I've mentioned your name and/or 'kintype and if you'd like to contribute any/anymore writings):

**Aquatics:
~Elinox (mermaid/fae; [8 writings])
~Aquasarius (‘sea serpent/dragon’; “Coping with Being Aquatic”, "The Ocean is Home")
~Earth Listener (sea slug & frilled shark; “Phantom Shark on the River”, “Cerata: From the Blue Fleet” [2 more writings])
~Ketrino (hippocampus; [writing titles??] [need to get permission])
~Podsinger (orca; [1 writing])

~[dolphins or cetaceans?]
~[other sharks?]
~[other fish?]
~[other aquatic invertebrates?]
 
**Mammals:
~Pantairin (deer cladotherian; “My Antlers Tell Lies”, "Deer is Not Prey")
~Liesk (marsh deer; “My Antlers are the Biggest Liars I know” [need to get permission])
~Chaos/Sondu (duiker; “The Dao of Duiker”)
~Khamaseen (giraffe; “Skyward & Grounded”)
~Your Deer (horse and deer; “I am Not the Grace of the Doe” and “Writing on Horse”)
~Sonne (horse; "Midnight Sand", "Hooves Beat as Hearts", and "Threshold of Escape")
~Ketrino (bighorn sheep; [writing titles??] [need to get permission])
 
~Aethyriek (bat; [writing titles??])
~BlueSloth (3-toed sloth; “Sloth Shift”)
~Yenot (raccoon; “Shifts for the Shifter Who Doesn’t Shift” [need to get permission])
~Mobius (raccoon; “My Therianthropy, Too" [to be rewritten & retitled])
~Talos (hyena; [writing titles??])

~[rabbits?]
~[mustelids?]
~[other Carnivora?]
~[rodents?]
~[other bats?]
 
**Reptiles/Amphibs:
~Zeno (komodo dragon; “Fire and Ice: Heat, Therianthropy, and being a Komodo”, “The Dragon’s Claw”, “Here be Dragons” [need to verify permission])
~Sonne (erdenvogel/theropod; "On Wings of a Living Past", "Designing a Theriotype")
~Nomad (deinonychus; "On Extinction" and "Deconstructing the Raptor")
~Farsmell (aquatic lizard; [writing titles?])

~[other reptiles?]
~[amphibians?]
~[dinosaurs, pterosaurs, etc. extinct archosaurs?]
 
**Invertebrates:
~[possibly Earth Listener’s nudibranch writings--will also put under Aquatics]
 
**Fantastical Otherkin/Animalkin:
~Spiridon (unicorn; "To Be Unicorn", "What is Being Unicorn")
~Kardegray (bestial 'demon'; "They Call Me Demonic", "A Demonic Animal")
~Cavern-Risen (garou)
~Lunatani (adlet; "Red Hair of the Dog")

~[atypical/uncommon dragons?]
~[gryphons?]
~[other unicorns?]
~[other fantastical/myth/fictional creatures?]
 
**Polyshifters & Humanoids:
~Arawn (polyshifter; [any writings?])
~Seraphyna (polyshifter; [any writings?])
~Loh (polyshifter; [any writings?])
~Sonne [vampire’kin writings]
~Arron?; Isha?; Lestat? [vampire’kin writings, if they have or make any]

~[other animalistic humanoids?]
 

Date: Wed, May. 29th, 2013 02:06 am (UTC)From: [personal profile] feralkiss
feralkiss: Profile view of a clouded leopard head, intense look. (cl_bw)
I have kept a copy of the personal therianthropy blurb of Podsinger, orca therianthrope. It was posted publically on the Werelist. Do you think it would be okay to archive it on RadObs, or it's not okay to repost it? I have no way to contact Podsinger, haven't seen them around for at least 8 years.

Date: Wed, May. 29th, 2013 08:47 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] elinox
elinox: (Fins)
Currently my aquatic writings are:

Being Aquatic
The Life Aquatic
Strangeness of Fish

Phantom Limbs
Dorsal Fin
Vertical Phantom Tail

The Sea
Motion of the Ocean

Date: Thu, May. 30th, 2013 12:47 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] elinox
elinox: (Wave Spiral - original art by mslionking)
Sent you a DW pm about it. ;)

Date: Wed, May. 29th, 2013 09:11 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] houseofchimeras
houseofchimeras: (Darahagh - Green and Trunk)
Aquasarius has ‘Coping Ideas For the Aquatics” and “the Ocean Is Home”

Earth Listener has “Gills and Fin: Not All Sharks is a Jaws,” “Cerata: From the Blue Fleet,” “The Heartless, Mindless, & Soulness,” and “Aquatic Alien on Earth”

Kardegray has “They Call Me Demonic” and ‘A Demonic Animal”

Lunatani has “Red Hair of the Dog”

Pantairin has “My Antlers Tell Lies” and “Deer is Not Prey”

Spiridon has “To be Unicorn” and “What is being Unicorn”

- Darahagh

Date: Wed, May. 29th, 2013 10:24 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] houseofchimeras
houseofchimeras: (Lunatani - Self)
Ah yes that is right. Well, its alright either way to them. Sense they are still canine. We forget about that when listing. That makes sense.

Um... houseofchimeras or something along those lines and bestialchimera@gamil.com would be fine.

- Lunatani

Date: Thu, May. 30th, 2013 07:31 am (UTC)From: [personal profile] arethinn
arethinn: glowing green spiral (Default)
Fantastical Otherkin are a subset of Terrestrial? That doesn't sound right. One could perhaps argue that fae are terrestrial, but what about angels or celestials, elves and dragons from other worlds, things like shadows...?

Date: Thu, May. 30th, 2013 06:13 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] arethinn
arethinn: glowing green spiral (Default)
Also keep in mind it isn't a site for otherkin writings in general, it's for those that are or feel they can be described as 'animalistic'.

Maybe a slight change of wording, then, if you're referring to things like unicorns and gryphons rather than elves and fae. Like "Terrestrial >> Fantastical (Otherkin)", to mean "fantastical animals, which may also be called otherkin", or "Terrestrial >> Mythical"?

eta: Duh, you kind of suggested just that yourself. Note to self, read whole comment before replying :P But yeah, I think the use of the term "otherkin" might be confusing without clarification as to just what types it covers in this context (i.e., only a subset of otherkin, those who are animal-like).
Edited Date: Thu, May. 30th, 2013 06:16 pm (UTC)

Date: Fri, Mar. 14th, 2014 02:13 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] crystal-waters.livejournal.com
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