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Project News

It's been a while! If anybody is still there (Hello!) you might be interested in the news that Project Paranormal has had a bit of a spring clean. If you've visited in the last few months you know that PP was suffering from a few glitches, followed by loss of stories. Again. Well, Mike's worked his magic in the background and not only are the stories back up, but they're looking nicer and -hopefully - fixed that issue completely, so that's great news!

Entering the site now takes you to Season 1, which will make it easier for any newcomers to the series to figure out what's going on.

Also, would anyone be interested in some odds and ends of Project history I found while poking round the old files?

Oh, and apologies for this community looking so plain. Its lost all of its graphics and colours. Sorry... Or are you seeing some? Some folks say its white, others say it looks normal. Its white to me!
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Anyone there?

Hi folks,

You probably weren't expecting to see me here again right now, but I just came back from my trip to the United Kingdom and naturally I saw a few things that reminded me of Project Paranormal, particularly the story Wreckers. I remember googling for the image of that Jamaica Inn sign, knowing nothing about it but what I'd read in the story, and now I've seen it in person! I also spent a relaxing day at Lizard Point and met someone who claimed to be descended from the wreckers.

Anyway, I thought I'd holler into the hole and see if anyone wanted to revive some chitchat here. When I left off making posts I was hoping a few readers would keep going and meet us at the end for a general discussion, but that doesn't seem to have happened and maybe it's worth noting it, just as a gentle reminder to anyone who really did intend to finish the full series with us.

Does anyone else have new or old memories of becoming acquainted with PP settings in real life? Are there any other mentions of Cornwall that you remember that I've forgotten about? I must say I was completely smitten with the parts of the country that I saw, and I loved having this series in the back of my mind during the experience.

Also, as ever, it would be great to talk to all of you some more!
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B/A: not death but love

Season 4 Part 15: Ought But Death

Well, here we are. I've seen some old threads picking up in the last few days thanks to the return of Jo, which is fabulous - let's keep embracing the whole series, not just the part in front of us. However, today's story, Ought But Death, is by that selfsame Jo, so let's embrace that too.

It's hard to ignore that this is the end of Project Paranormal, but for the purposes of this post, we'll start by looking at just our story of the day, as is our usual way. I'll make another post or two to wrap up and talk about the series as a whole and our time together re-reading it, possibly in the next week. Of course, the floor will be open for other PP authors and readers to make posts of their own!



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Well, for the first time ever, I'm not ending this by telling you what's on deck. Don't be sad - as long as we feel like talking, we'll have something to talk about here! For now, just give us whatever you've got about this story. There's so much to delve into here, we simply can't neglect it in favor of proclaiming our collective woe that it's the last one. We'll meet again, readers!
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B/A: not death but love

Season 4 Part 14: End of Days

Raise your hand if you forgot that a story by Jo can take more than a week to read properly (and doubly so, coming up on the titular end, as we are). *sheepishly raises hand* Which is to say, today we're reading End of Days.



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That's all I got for now. Our final story, Ought but Death, is on deck for next week. Get ready, because I think it's safe to say you won't want to miss this one.
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Season 4 Part 13: Songs of Sadness

Hi readers! One more skipped week - it's been snow, snow, and craziness in my part of the world, one distraction after another. When I saw it was already Friday again, I knew I had to get the post up!

Today we're closing up the Ares marathon and reading a story, Songs of Sadness, by a new author, Kara.



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Thanks for sticking with us one more time. Hopefully we'll have you again twice more, and hopefully the next one really will come next week. One way or another, the story on deck is End of Days; don't miss it!
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Season 4 Part 12: Raven

Late again - another busy week and weekend for me - but not so very late. Glad to see some conversation rolling on last week's installment! Today we're reading Raven, which follows from "Snare" and is written by the same sterling author, Ares.



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That's all I've got for now. Hope you're enjoying this arc! Join us next week (I do hope); Songs of Sadness is on deck.
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Season 4 Part 11: Snare

Well, here we are (and it's Friday by my clock, so nyah). I'm glad we're back together to talk stories again, but now I can't stop thinking about how little we have left - let's make the most of it! Starting with today: open your books to Snare, graciously offered to us by Ares.



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That's it for now. Make sure you're back next week, now that we're back to our regular pace and all! On deck we've got Raven waiting for us. Can't wait to start seeing your comments again!
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Check-in

Sorry about the unscheduled break - barring the possibility of freak tornadoes, sudden blindness, or acts of God, we'll be back on Friday.

Quick survey, who's currently active and ready to read? If you're not, no fear, we don't have a deadline. Just curious!
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Season 4 Part 10: Thomas

Coming in a little late this week, but since comments have been so slow lately I don't think anyone will mind...we've wrapped up over at iwry_marathon, so if you've been kept busy reading and commenting over there, I hope you're soon to return to us and dispense your lovely thoughts at Project Paranormal once again.

Today we're reading Thomas by the lady at the bottom of everything, Dark Star.

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That's it for now. Come on over and get commenting; we miss you! And tune in next week; Snare is on deck.
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Season 4 Part 9: A Knight in Shining Armour

Hey, it's Project Paranormal! Friday went whizzing by me really fast but I'm running to catch up to it now. I'm guessing our current crowd is busy with more fanfiction than you can shake a stick at, but no matter! We'll be here when you're ready!

Today's story is also by Ares! She must be plotting a career as an executive producer. Let's see what she does with A Knight in Shining Armour.



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Over to you, readers. Read, enjoy, comment! And join us next week; on deck we have Thomas.
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