thatCalamity

Hey folks, I forgot to announce it, but we're up to 4 chapters posted for Taking Names!  If you like disaster bi's and sulky witches, you can check it out here: https://www.wattpad.com/story/213450090-taking-names-onc-2020
          	
          	I've officially taken down Hungry Skies for the time being as I overhaul it and send it out for queries. Thanks for all the love you gave it, here's hoping you can enjoy the much improved version at a future date!

thatCalamity

Hey folks, I forgot to announce it, but we're up to 4 chapters posted for Taking Names!  If you like disaster bi's and sulky witches, you can check it out here: https://www.wattpad.com/story/213450090-taking-names-onc-2020
          
          I've officially taken down Hungry Skies for the time being as I overhaul it and send it out for queries. Thanks for all the love you gave it, here's hoping you can enjoy the much improved version at a future date!

thatCalamity

Hey folks, my day job has gotten busy and I'll need to focus on that for a while. Updates might take a bit longer than usual.
          
           I'm still trying to find my groove again after some pretty shocking news about the harassment I've been experiencing on Wattpad and with work being a priority right now, I cant promise twice weekly updates. (Sorry)
          
          Real life comes first ♡

Leiabryant4

@thatCalamity thanks for the recommendations
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thatCalamity

@Leiabryant4 @authorhlumelo writes amazing stuff and @relevy has a great scifi western
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Leiabryant4

@thatCalamity also are there any books in the fantasy genre that you recommend (besides your own which are great)?
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thatCalamity

So. A lot has happened and I want to extend genuine thanks to everyone at HQ who listened to the problems, investigated and have come up with solid, actionable, solutions to the situation on the forums.
          
          And a massive THANK YOU to everyone who stepped forward with their own experiences after I announced why I was going to leave. That was scary, and no doubt nerve-wracking, but I really think that things will get better as HQ starts to roll out some of their solutions.
          
          To follow up my last announcement:
          1) Wattpad HQ took the situation very seriously and has identified solutions to prevent this from happening again.
          2) The solutions will take some time, but they're solid steps forward.
          3) I've decided to stay on Wattpad, and stay on as a Star but I'll be removing Hungry skies on Feb 20th except for the first few chapters as I prepare to query it for traditional publishing.
          4) I'll continue posting my writing but won't be active on the forums until the changes are fully in place and the bugs have been worked out.

authorhlumelo

@thatCalamity ❤️❤️❤️
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thatCalamity

Hi there! 
          
          I had a pretty good time here, but I can't justify staying in a place that would make a profit off my books about indigenous stories while not protecting marginalized writers in it's community. 
          
          I won't be updating any of my books on wattpad, and all my content will be pulled down as of February 20/2020. 
          
          I'll continue writing and likely find another home. If you'd like to follow that journey you can check out my personal website or my twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thatcalamity
          
          Thanks <3

Shedreamsinstarlight

Oh no! I wish you all the best wherever you might be going! Will you be republishing your books there? 
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LadyofthePond

@thatCalamity Oh damn. So sorry to hear this happened, and I'll definitely be looking out for your work other places. Keep in contact and don't vanish! I should be more on Twitter.
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Thedude3445

@thatCalamity What? What happened exactly? I am missing the context and searching for news on Google about this turned up nothing.
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thatCalamity

thatCalamity

@LadyofthePond no worries! WP unfollowed me from some people's accounts before! Super awkward when they asked if I was upset because I had unfollowed them and I was like "....?!? But I do follow you?"
            
            And thank you ♡ it means a lot coming from someone with skills like yours. I totally understand taking a break for yourself. I've done it before and sometimes it's what we need ♡
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LadyofthePond

@thatCalamity (Accidentally unfollowed you when I clicked on you profile to comment on this, so if you get a follow notification, that's why.) Holy sh*t, that cover is badass! I love it so much, and you're super talented. :D I've been taking a step back from Wattpad and social media for a bit, so I'm a bit behind on news and stuff, but congrats on Hungry Skies taking off!
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PurpKing420

Hungry skies was freaking awesome. Cant wait for more updates on part 2

thatCalamity

@PurpKing420 well you picked the best time to read it! the sequel (Stormy Skies) just started updates this week!
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PurpKing420

@thatCalamity it was definitely great I loved the mashup of genres. Definitely was a breath of fresh air. It definitely kept me up way to late the past couple nights lol. I kept telling myself work in the morning but couldnt put it down lol
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thatCalamity

@PurpKing420 thank you so much! I'm glad you like it!
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