Birdy & Mike Diamond are creating TantalizingTales & Creative+Writing Flocks (& their Purr-ojects)
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Welcome to our little corner of the Rabbit Hole!

 ‘allo!
 Birdy here, welcoming you to the Flocks and to our little corner of the Rabbit Hole! Here, Mike and I create and explore, using magick and psychic-functioning to help us along our way, sharing the results – both feeneesh-ed creation and technique – with you as we go.

Exploring our posts here, you will find:

  • Stories, or as we purr-furr to call them, Tantalizing Tales – Fiction, Fiction Isn’t, Non-fiction
  • Notes from the Journey and Scenes from the Studio – tales of Backstage Goodness - purr-ojects pounced and lessons learned
  • Magpie Missives and Meditations from our Guides, and Connecting with the Muses oracle card readings from Mike and me, helping you and us to be happier and more prolific creatives
  • Organized Knots in yarn and wire-wrapped stone – patterns and purr-ojects
  • Cards – oracle, tarot, purr-ompt
  • Mews-ic – filked and original tunes, heading for staged purr-oductions

and more! We’re multi-passionate creatives and we’re not afraid to show it! (We are also fond of exclamation points and alliteration – fair warning! :D )

Where you come in
Creatives create for themselves, furr-st and foremost, because if we don’t love what we make, how can we expect anyone else to do so? But that’s not the whole story.

We also need an audience – to compliment, to critique, to join us in creative comaraderies. To reflect the stories back one to another and let the legends grow, the lessons and the lives resonate out in wondrous ripples as far as the heart can purr-ceive.

And... Mike and I need a way to make a living. Yes, it’s not romantic. Yes, it’s not the stuff of great tales (except for the times that it is), but it is a reality for all of us, and Mike and I no less than any other – we need some way to put a roof over our heads, food in our bellies, clothes on our bodies, and support for all those who depend on us for those things.

The more that you join us in this Journey, the more that we can concentrate solely on the Creative Goodness that you love, and the less we have to spend time and energy worrying about all the rest of it.

Which means, among other more esoteric things such as more joy in the world in general because there are two fewer freaking humans in the world in specific, that there will be more Creative Goodness for you, since we will be able to devote our full time and attention to our Muses and thereby, to you, through the Creative Goodnesses they help us to make!

And who wouldn’t want more Creative Goodnesses from the artists that they love?

Why joining us in the Flocks  is Awesome 
  • You will get to see our Journeys – creative, psychic, purr-sonal – and the Backstage Goodness that goes into our words and works! Learn the stories behind the stories – and be a part of them through your reading, listening, and commenting!
  • You will receive Goodnesses from our Creative Works furr-st, before we release them to the public!
  • You will have the chance to ask questions about our words and our works! Wondering when the next installment will be? Wondering when/where the next exploration will lead us? The Flocks are where to find out.

What your joining us in the Flocks  will mean for us
  • The ability to concentrate on our creations and explorations, free from fear about how we will pay our bills, where the next month’s rent is coming from, and all the rest of the daily distractions that keep one up at night and far from the creative field.
  • The ability to upgrade our equipment, the better to bring you Goodness with!
  • The ability to pay our voice talents to bring our stories to life!
  • The ability to pay for transportation to sci-fi conventions – purr-haps one near you!

Why we ask for your physical addy
Because we love happy mail, and hope to be able to share the wealth as we go on and settle down and settle in. No promises, but fond hopes.

Looking forward to seeing you join us in the Flocks and down the Rabbit Hole!

Birdy & Mike (and Leona, the cat)  :>O<:

Tiers
Reading Flock
$5 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Reading Flock! 


  • Here's where we'll be posting the digital copies of our stories, audio, & mews-ic furr-st, so you can read and listen to the Goodness before anyone else does!
  • You'll also be among the furr-st to find out what's going on behind the scenes, as we share 'Notes from the Journey' and 'Scenes from the Studio' with you before we share them with the world! (And sometimes, they will only be shared with you!)
  • In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our stories whenever/wherever possible (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


:>O<: POUNCE! :>O<: 

Yarning Flock
$8 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Yarning Flock, home of Organized Knots!


  • Here's where we'll be posting the digital copies of our knot magick crochet patterns furr-st. You'll be able to get them on your hook before anyone else! POUNCE!
  • We'll also share tips/suggestions for rituals relating to working with knot magick and the Wheel of the Year.
  • In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our patterns whenever/wherever possible  (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


Plus the Purr-ks of the Reading Flock!


:>O<: POUNCE! :>O<: 

Storying Flock
$11 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Storying Flock, home of storytelling of all kinds!


Here's what we'll be posting here furr-st, before the rest of the World gets to pounce: 

  • Digital copies of our oracle, tarot, and Writer's Helper cards (because stories aren't just the ones you tell others)
  • Our Bold Kitten Guides that help you with getting your creativity from Dream to Done.


Also included in your Purr-ks Package is:

  •  A copy of each of our Writing Flock Mews-ings - the MommaCat Magpie Missives and the MommaCat Magpie Meditations. Aimed at writers, they help creatives of all kinds get their wondrous works out there.
  • Weekly Connecting with the Muses readings to help you do just that.
  • In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our card decks, creativity-based Bold Kitten Guides, and Writing Flock Mews-ings whenever/wherever possible (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


Plus the Purr-ks of the Reading and Yarning Flocks! 


:>O<: POUNCE! :>O<: 

Rabbit Hole Flock
$13 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Rabbit Hole Flock, where we post the Goodness related to our Journeying in, working with, and learning about the Wider World - and the psychic-functioning, magick, and similar Goodness which is how you access the Wider World.


Goodness such as: 

  • Our Bold Kitten Guides that help you with various forms of magick and the paranormal.
  • Stories from our Journey into the Wider World
  • Deeper work with tarot, oracle, and other forms of divination, as well as Remote Viewing, Channelling, and Guided Telepathy. Best Purr-actices as we understand them.
  • In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our card decks and Bold Kitten Guides whenever/wherever possible (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


Plus the Purr-ks of the Reading, Yarning, and Storying Flocks! 


:>O<: POUNCE! :>O<: 

Castleing Flock-Foundation Builder
$121 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Castle-ing Flock, home of putting some Foundations under those Castles in the Air!


Since you obviously adore our work to pledge at this level (you clever, wonderous purr-son, you! :D ), we should get together and chat about what you'd like from us. 

  • Simply more of what we're already doing? 
  • A monthly chat about getting your own Creative Goodness out there? 
  • A specific thing you have in mind?
  • Something else we'll discover together?


In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our purr-ojects whenever/wherever possible (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


Plus the Purr-ks of the Reading, Yarning, Storying, and Rabbit Hole Flocks! :>O<: 


POUNCE! :>O<: 

Castleing Flock-Super Foundation Builder
$333 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Castle-ing Flock, home of putting some Foundations under those Castles in the Air! At this level, you're adding even more bricks to the Foundation, and we thank you a bunch! 


In addition to Warm, Fuzzy Feelings galore, you'll be joining us for even more Goodnesses from our creativity because of your joining the Flock at this level, and won't that just be fab?


Since you obviously adore our work even more to pledge at this level (you clever, wonderous purr-son, you! :D ), we should get together and chat about what you'd like from us.

 

  • Simply more of what we're already doing? 
  • A Bespoke Tarot Story to help you realize important insights about your purr-sonal and creative lives? 
  • A specific thing you have in mind?
  • Something else we'll discover together?


In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our purr-ojects whenever/wherever possible (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


Plus the Purr-ks of the Reading, Yarning, Storying, and Rabbit Hole Flocks! :>O<: 


POUNCE! :>O<: 

Castle-ing Flock-Mega Foundation Builder
$1,111 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Castle-ing Flock, home of putting some Foundations under those Castles in the Air! At this level, the Foundation is getting well-built indeed, and we thank you a whole bunch for it! 


In addition to even more Warm, Fuzzy Feelings, you'll be joining us for ever so many more Goodnesses from our creativity, and won't that just be fab?


Since you obviously adore our work even more to pledge at this level (you clever, wonderous purr-son, you! :D ), we should get together and chat about what you'd like from us.

 

  • Simply more of what we're already doing? 
  • The chance every year to have a story written from a Purr-ompt you suggest? 
  • A specific thing you have in mind?
  • Something else we'll discover together?


In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our purr-ojects whenever/wherever possible (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


Plus the Purr-ks of the Reading, Yarning, Storying, and Rabbit Hole Flocks! :>O<: 


POUNCE! :>O<: 

Goals
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Upgrading the Tech - Elevenses Squared!!

We’ll start by buying an X2U converter for the Shure microphone we already have. This will allow our recordings to sound even better than they do now, and allow me to really give Cook a voice worthy of her awesomeness.

Eventually, we will buy another one for the other Shure, and then Mike will be able to join in the awesomeness as well, which will mean that our podcasts will have that extra bit of awesomeness to the audio.

After we do that, we'll use that amount to build up towards things like: new computers, new cameras - both video and still, and some kind of notepad that we can use both for Skype and to allow Mike to work on apps for our card decks.
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Welcome to our little corner of the Rabbit Hole!

 ‘allo!
 Birdy here, welcoming you to the Flocks and to our little corner of the Rabbit Hole! Here, Mike and I create and explore, using magick and psychic-functioning to help us along our way, sharing the results – both feeneesh-ed creation and technique – with you as we go.

Exploring our posts here, you will find:

  • Stories, or as we purr-furr to call them, Tantalizing Tales – Fiction, Fiction Isn’t, Non-fiction
  • Notes from the Journey and Scenes from the Studio – tales of Backstage Goodness - purr-ojects pounced and lessons learned
  • Magpie Missives and Meditations from our Guides, and Connecting with the Muses oracle card readings from Mike and me, helping you and us to be happier and more prolific creatives
  • Organized Knots in yarn and wire-wrapped stone – patterns and purr-ojects
  • Cards – oracle, tarot, purr-ompt
  • Mews-ic – filked and original tunes, heading for staged purr-oductions

and more! We’re multi-passionate creatives and we’re not afraid to show it! (We are also fond of exclamation points and alliteration – fair warning! :D )

Where you come in
Creatives create for themselves, furr-st and foremost, because if we don’t love what we make, how can we expect anyone else to do so? But that’s not the whole story.

We also need an audience – to compliment, to critique, to join us in creative comaraderies. To reflect the stories back one to another and let the legends grow, the lessons and the lives resonate out in wondrous ripples as far as the heart can purr-ceive.

And... Mike and I need a way to make a living. Yes, it’s not romantic. Yes, it’s not the stuff of great tales (except for the times that it is), but it is a reality for all of us, and Mike and I no less than any other – we need some way to put a roof over our heads, food in our bellies, clothes on our bodies, and support for all those who depend on us for those things.

The more that you join us in this Journey, the more that we can concentrate solely on the Creative Goodness that you love, and the less we have to spend time and energy worrying about all the rest of it.

Which means, among other more esoteric things such as more joy in the world in general because there are two fewer freaking humans in the world in specific, that there will be more Creative Goodness for you, since we will be able to devote our full time and attention to our Muses and thereby, to you, through the Creative Goodnesses they help us to make!

And who wouldn’t want more Creative Goodnesses from the artists that they love?

Why joining us in the Flocks  is Awesome 
  • You will get to see our Journeys – creative, psychic, purr-sonal – and the Backstage Goodness that goes into our words and works! Learn the stories behind the stories – and be a part of them through your reading, listening, and commenting!
  • You will receive Goodnesses from our Creative Works furr-st, before we release them to the public!
  • You will have the chance to ask questions about our words and our works! Wondering when the next installment will be? Wondering when/where the next exploration will lead us? The Flocks are where to find out.

What your joining us in the Flocks  will mean for us
  • The ability to concentrate on our creations and explorations, free from fear about how we will pay our bills, where the next month’s rent is coming from, and all the rest of the daily distractions that keep one up at night and far from the creative field.
  • The ability to upgrade our equipment, the better to bring you Goodness with!
  • The ability to pay our voice talents to bring our stories to life!
  • The ability to pay for transportation to sci-fi conventions – purr-haps one near you!

Why we ask for your physical addy
Because we love happy mail, and hope to be able to share the wealth as we go on and settle down and settle in. No promises, but fond hopes.

Looking forward to seeing you join us in the Flocks and down the Rabbit Hole!

Birdy & Mike (and Leona, the cat)  :>O<:

Recent posts by Birdy & Mike Diamond

Tiers
Reading Flock
$5 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Reading Flock! 


  • Here's where we'll be posting the digital copies of our stories, audio, & mews-ic furr-st, so you can read and listen to the Goodness before anyone else does!
  • You'll also be among the furr-st to find out what's going on behind the scenes, as we share 'Notes from the Journey' and 'Scenes from the Studio' with you before we share them with the world! (And sometimes, they will only be shared with you!)
  • In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our stories whenever/wherever possible (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


:>O<: POUNCE! :>O<: 

Yarning Flock
$8 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Yarning Flock, home of Organized Knots!


  • Here's where we'll be posting the digital copies of our knot magick crochet patterns furr-st. You'll be able to get them on your hook before anyone else! POUNCE!
  • We'll also share tips/suggestions for rituals relating to working with knot magick and the Wheel of the Year.
  • In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our patterns whenever/wherever possible  (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


Plus the Purr-ks of the Reading Flock!


:>O<: POUNCE! :>O<: 

Storying Flock
$11 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Storying Flock, home of storytelling of all kinds!


Here's what we'll be posting here furr-st, before the rest of the World gets to pounce: 

  • Digital copies of our oracle, tarot, and Writer's Helper cards (because stories aren't just the ones you tell others)
  • Our Bold Kitten Guides that help you with getting your creativity from Dream to Done.


Also included in your Purr-ks Package is:

  •  A copy of each of our Writing Flock Mews-ings - the MommaCat Magpie Missives and the MommaCat Magpie Meditations. Aimed at writers, they help creatives of all kinds get their wondrous works out there.
  • Weekly Connecting with the Muses readings to help you do just that.
  • In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our card decks, creativity-based Bold Kitten Guides, and Writing Flock Mews-ings whenever/wherever possible (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


Plus the Purr-ks of the Reading and Yarning Flocks! 


:>O<: POUNCE! :>O<: 

Rabbit Hole Flock
$13 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Rabbit Hole Flock, where we post the Goodness related to our Journeying in, working with, and learning about the Wider World - and the psychic-functioning, magick, and similar Goodness which is how you access the Wider World.


Goodness such as: 

  • Our Bold Kitten Guides that help you with various forms of magick and the paranormal.
  • Stories from our Journey into the Wider World
  • Deeper work with tarot, oracle, and other forms of divination, as well as Remote Viewing, Channelling, and Guided Telepathy. Best Purr-actices as we understand them.
  • In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our card decks and Bold Kitten Guides whenever/wherever possible (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


Plus the Purr-ks of the Reading, Yarning, and Storying Flocks! 


:>O<: POUNCE! :>O<: 

Castleing Flock-Foundation Builder
$121 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Castle-ing Flock, home of putting some Foundations under those Castles in the Air!


Since you obviously adore our work to pledge at this level (you clever, wonderous purr-son, you! :D ), we should get together and chat about what you'd like from us. 

  • Simply more of what we're already doing? 
  • A monthly chat about getting your own Creative Goodness out there? 
  • A specific thing you have in mind?
  • Something else we'll discover together?


In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our purr-ojects whenever/wherever possible (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


Plus the Purr-ks of the Reading, Yarning, Storying, and Rabbit Hole Flocks! :>O<: 


POUNCE! :>O<: 

Castleing Flock-Super Foundation Builder
$333 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Castle-ing Flock, home of putting some Foundations under those Castles in the Air! At this level, you're adding even more bricks to the Foundation, and we thank you a bunch! 


In addition to Warm, Fuzzy Feelings galore, you'll be joining us for even more Goodnesses from our creativity because of your joining the Flock at this level, and won't that just be fab?


Since you obviously adore our work even more to pledge at this level (you clever, wonderous purr-son, you! :D ), we should get together and chat about what you'd like from us.

 

  • Simply more of what we're already doing? 
  • A Bespoke Tarot Story to help you realize important insights about your purr-sonal and creative lives? 
  • A specific thing you have in mind?
  • Something else we'll discover together?


In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our purr-ojects whenever/wherever possible (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


Plus the Purr-ks of the Reading, Yarning, Storying, and Rabbit Hole Flocks! :>O<: 


POUNCE! :>O<: 

Castle-ing Flock-Mega Foundation Builder
$1,111 or more per month

'allo! Thank you for joining our Castle-ing Flock, home of putting some Foundations under those Castles in the Air! At this level, the Foundation is getting well-built indeed, and we thank you a whole bunch for it! 


In addition to even more Warm, Fuzzy Feelings, you'll be joining us for ever so many more Goodnesses from our creativity, and won't that just be fab?


Since you obviously adore our work even more to pledge at this level (you clever, wonderous purr-son, you! :D ), we should get together and chat about what you'd like from us.

 

  • Simply more of what we're already doing? 
  • The chance every year to have a story written from a Purr-ompt you suggest? 
  • A specific thing you have in mind?
  • Something else we'll discover together?


In addition, you'll be listed on an Acknowledgment Page in our purr-ojects whenever/wherever possible (unless you purr-furr to remain anonymous).


Plus the Purr-ks of the Reading, Yarning, Storying, and Rabbit Hole Flocks! :>O<: 


POUNCE! :>O<: