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Tom Pokenutter, at your service. 20 years old, avid gamer, lazy as all get-out, and desperately in need of inspiration for a real ID.

Like, seriously. You don't even know.
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Allow me to preface this by saying that I am not dead.  Huzzah.

So,. this Journal is a number of things.  It's a review on the status of all the projects I'm involved in, what to expect in terms of updates from them, what changes are going to occur around here, and in general, how things are going to work in 2015.  I know I've been incredibly unproductive this year- I aim to change that.

The first thing to discuss is MDJ.  Presently my big project, it is not going anywhere.  It's in its final arc, and I'm trying to use it to correct a number of issues I've had with the story so far- a lack of description, correction of a few small continuity snarls, and development of characters without Heath's direct influence on the party.  This has been incredibly slow to date, but not due to writing- I've been on a massive slump this past year, not helped by work keeping me incredibly busy.  However, I've begun writing again, and hope to God I'll be able to maintain a reasonable schedule.

Blue Snow is still in production, although it's been stymied by as many factors as MDJ, as well as the difficulty of writing a particular scene I'm stuck on.  Chapter 6 will be out eventually, and it should be easy to move past.

Transcending the Abyss, being a collab, runs into the problem of author availability- my schedule and Knightfall's have not been lining up perfectly, so little work has been done.  However, like MDJ and Blue SNow, work is still being done.

Now, this was a shock to me when I found out, but apparently nobody knows that I run a blog.  It's a Pokémon-themed review blog, taking a look at the merchandise, manga, anime, and games of yesteryear, and grading them in a (hopefully) humorous way, akin to my old soundtrack reviews.  I've been advertising it in my signature, but apparently, that isn't enough.  So I'm going to be advertising new entries in my Journal.  The latest real entry was a review of the Psychic-type Pokémon from the original TCG Base Set- please have a look here: tompokenutter.wordpress.com/20…

Next is a project that I've laid the foundation for on here before: PMD: Brighter Day.  Many of you may recall Eric and Natalie of Team Domhan Gile, a vaguely-sinister rescue team initially created for PMD-U.  And if you look at my activity over the past year, you can probably guess how that's going.  So, my plan was to reclaim them- put an alternative version of them into the MDJ canon, and see what they do.  I wouldn't expect them to cross over with about 95% of MDJ's cast, but I hope you enjoy them when their story is released.  Due to my interest in building up a buffer, though, they'll be a while coming.  The entire thing will begin release sometime in between MDJ and MDJ2- fitting for what is being made as a sort of midquel between the two.

And now that I've finished talking about my main projects, here's something that I've been thinking about for a while:

I do have a small confession to make- I have not been using dA as intended.  dA is meant to allow artists to share their work with each other, but I have not seriously looked at my Deviation alerts for a few years now.  My big issue is groups, although the fact that I watch 312 people total is probably another culprit.  The end result is an inbox that can fill to 10,000 alerts in a week, and I just can't keep up with that.

So this is my solution: I have a small handful of people I will keep watching.  And if you want to be a part of that group, comment here, send me a note, do something to contact me with your interest in my continuing to see your work.  My answer will always- ALWAYS- be a yes.  There is already a small group of deviants I've decided I'm watching no matter what, so some people will get off easy.  But most will not.  This is not me trying to cut you off-even if you miss this entirely (and if previous journals are any indication, most of you will,) I'm not removing you as a friend.  I'm just cutting off my alerts.  You can request that I watch you any time, too- a year, or even ten years down the road.

Please note that this extends to people I watch only- if I don't know you, I'm not going to watch you.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask.
  • Listening to: Christmas Music
  • Reading: The Five Nights at Freddy's Wiki
  • Watching: Pokémon
  • Playing: Pokémon AlphaSapphire
  • Eating: Five Guys Burgers and Fries
  • Drinking: Cherry Dr. Pepper

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:iconpotatokingmike:
PotatoKingMike Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Happy birthday, Pokenutter!
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Akiyama64 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Happy birthday, mister writer.
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GuarganRamb Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!
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Ryuseitheferret Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014
Happy Birthday!
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TheMidnightStranger Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthday!!:)
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GuarganRamb Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Help I'm overly obsessed with Gurren Lagann and drills. I already got the original Revoltech and the SRC figures plus the Drill Set of Manliness why didn't you tell me about this masterpiece sooner
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:icontompokenutter:
tompokenutter Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Because of how difficult Bandai and Aniplex have made it to find the series.
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:iconguarganramb:
GuarganRamb Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Well luckily I'm sharing Crunchyroll with a couple of internet friends. Also it's currently airing on Toonami and Aniplex is rereleasing the Blu-rays starting next month. 
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KaigaEievui Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Student General Artist
XD Thanks for the watch!...Again...

~Kaiga
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RayFloret Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for faving! I hope you guys liked it ok! :D
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:icontompokenutter:
tompokenutter Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Not a problem at all!
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PaintingEevee16 Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Student General Artist
Hey!  Thanks for the watch!
I'll read TtA as soon as I finish the current chapters of PMD: Overthrown.
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:icontompokenutter:
tompokenutter Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you very much!  And thanks for the watch back!
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PaintingEevee16 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Student General Artist
Haha!  It wasn't much, it was bound to happen eventually!
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JohnThePokeLover Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Student Artist
And thanks for the watch :D
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JohnThePokeLover Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Student Artist
Transcending the Abyss is very cool

is the next part comming soon ? :)
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:icontompokenutter:
tompokenutter Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
:iconfalloftheknights: and I are working on it as we speak.
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:iconjohnthepokelover:
JohnThePokeLover Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Student Artist
ok I CANT WAIT
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TyphlosionFan2455 Featured By Owner May 10, 2014
I LUV Transcending the Abyss

Is the next part comming out soon D:

Sry i just cant wait D:
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:icontompokenutter:
tompokenutter Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
It's currently in production.  I'm glad you're interested, though, and I'll let Knightfall know as well!
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Flashthehedgehog33 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the Fave, Tom :3
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tompokenutter Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
No problem!
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Piplup-fangirl66 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013
Hello. Your request has been completed. Apologies for the delay.

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:icontompokenutter:
tompokenutter Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you very much!
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PitchBlackEspresso Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
sorry it's been a bit, but thank you kindly for the points <333
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