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Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is my pleasure to present to you, the very first, Word of Chen MEGA UPDATE. :iconsqueeeplz:

Over the next few paragraphs I will cover all the new things that you'll see for me, as well as some new regarding the direction I will be taking in my art work. Please read on to find out more!

1. The MEGA News:

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Alright everyone, let me first begin this journal entry by telling you what's been going on for me. Recently I've been assisting a few of my clients as their financial consultant and it is good work, but I'm also working as a day-trader. I wish to make the latter my professional career and I'm working with my boss to arrange working hours as well as the training schedule.

> What does this mean for Word of Chen? Essentially nothing, I will be updating as per normal, but I might switch my update timing from the usual nights, to the mornings instead, especially if I start working a night shift. It may mean that my work is no longer popular (since there is a submission timing for maximum views) but I have full confidence that my readers will continue reading.

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Next, work-related matters aside, I will be trying to stick to an update schedule of one update per 2 days. Once per day is the IDEAL schedule, but in order to accommodate the ebb and flow of work projects, once every two days, might be a better idea.

> What does this mean for Word of Chen? Moar updates! and with more regularity, rather than me vanishing all the time.

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And now, I want to move to a more serious matter. Money. It is unfortunate but most of us cannot afford to live off being artists (hence why we have professional careers or so called 'day-jobs'). This is a norm in the industry, especially while the artist is slowly building up their reader/listener base and I fully accept that.

However, I would like to try and get a little bit of a return on the art work that I do, because it just helps me fund all the little things (like equipment for voice recording, art supplies for the coming masks, a better webcam for the resumption of youtube videos, hardware, software, etc. etc.).

I have thought long and hard about how I should balance revenue v.s. artwork and I have decided to set-up a very simple system. It will strike a balance between the free-material and a little bit of the donation to show your support for me.

> How will this work?

> From now on, there will be a premium download version of every Poem or Rap I put up on deviant art. It will contain an mp3 of the audio for you to keep. The sound-cloud version will be deleted as time goes on to make space for more stuff and it will contain a tiny advertisement (for myself, not any other company) at the start and at the end of the audio.

> This premium version will be accompanied by a PDF (with the exception of the first few releases) so you can keep the poem as well.

> It will only cost 20 cents (or 20 points on DA).

> You do not have to buy it, it's just a way of saying that you'd like to support me. It's perfectly okay if you want to enjoy my works for free. However, I ask that you help me by sharing my poetry/rap works. You can share them via Facebook, or any other social media website. All you have to do is share it and then tell me that you shared it when you comment. I will then mention you in the mentions section of my journal.

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2. THE PERSONAS

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I'm sure most of you know that I've been working on masks to fit different personas. I've been talking with the artist who is helping my create the mask and we've decided to create ONLY the Holy Man's mask first. There is no design for Angel's Wing yet and the other Personas will not receive a mask at this point in time.

Here is a full list of the coming personas and the type of pieces they will perform for you!

- Holy Man - The dark priest of the nether realm! He performs surreal acid rap pieces as well as in your face slam poetry. Please come visit his confessional in HELL

- Angel's Wing - He is the voice of inspiration and I intend for him to do spoken word poetry that inspires others, he will also be performing all the romantic and emotional pieces.

- Zibir, Demon of Pride and Lust - This guy was originally tagged to Holy Man, but I decided to give him his own persona. He will do all the twisted sado-masochistic pieces, as well as topics on lust, cheating, and basically the dark side of humanity.

- KROM - This guy was an accident. I was playing around with Zibir's voice and found that by replicating the final track and using an inverter technique, I could create a much more violent voice. He's still a WORK IN PROGRESS, but I intend for him to do a lot of violent pieces, dealing with hatred, murder and revenge.

- 12-V - This guy is basically an insane robot. He crosses over with Zibir quite a bit because he also does the sado-masochistic pieces, but while Zibir deals more with the mental aspect, 12-V deals more with physical agony. He has a wider range than Zibir though because he will cover a lot more topics and his robot voice is my sole original creation (using sound techniques I developed myself). This is the guy whom you will be seeing in my very next release :'3 His name is a homage to Alad V from Warframe.

- Dante - Unlike the one from 'Dante's Inferno' this version is a GHOSTLY LICH. Basically he'll be using the Lich-King voice which I just think is awesome. I haven't decided on what pieces he'll do, but they'll be Ghostly!

- Chennie - Just your average Asian kid. He is me, obviously LOL. I myself will just be performing those realistic, very urban pieces, mostly born from my experience on the streets. These pieces will just be slice-of-life or it may contain a little gangster rap (that's a rarity though)

And that's about it. This is my current voice set-up and I am separating these personas because each one is going to have a particular voice technique assigned to them (with the exception of Holy Man and Angel's Wing who have the same voice, but do different topics). I really wanted to expand my audio range because what I do, what I write...is supposed to be entertainment. Yes, it contains feels, yes it contains emotions, but at the end of the day it is also here to let you enjoy a little something and that's why the entertainment value is important to me!

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3. The Advertising Freespace!

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From now on you'll be able to purchase advertising free-space on my journal for a small point donation. Just send me a note and tell me which piece you want advertised and how many days you want it advertised for. I will then accept it (once I've logged on and checked) and only AFTER I have put it up, should you actually pay me. Just in case I don't log on for a few days or something.

The cost is only 1 point, per piece, per day. This means that putting up 1 piece for 10 days will cost 10 points, but 2 pieces for the same 10 days would cost 20 points instead. 

All points earned this way, go toward buying a premium membership.

The limit per person is 10 pieces and the maximum advertising time is 7 days. Why? It makes calculations easy.

Your pieces will be advertised like this!

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.: Adoptable :. [BID OPEN] by LugiaLuvr13 Lugialuvr13 (:iconlugialuvr13:) is currently having this adoptable for sale! Why not have a look at it :'3

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4. THE MENTIONS!

I owe a lot of mentions. They will be coming soon!

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5. COMMISSIONS!

Will be opening up end of August once I have everything sorted out!

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Chen Yuan Wen
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This is an account created for Chen Yuan Wen. Poet/Writer. It is run by Chen himself and First Mate Hayes.

In the spirit of fun. Chen has renamed himself Chenbeard the Pirate, and will be sailing the seven seas of poetry with his loyal Co-Captain Bootstrap Hayes. Our ship be named Sangue-Padre meanin' BLOOD FATHER. We also have a large crew of LOYAL pirates who participate in our ongoing roleplaying story "A Tale of Pirates", which can be read exclusively on Deviant Art.

The full crew list is located here: fav.me/d4umfs0

However their icons are displayed here:

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We hope you will enjoy your time with our lovable band of warrior pirates ^^

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Garrison-Kelly Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Writer
Happy birthday, Chen! I hope you get a Hollywood Undead album on your special day! :)
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Ryrypawz Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Digital Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BUTT NUGGET
lol jk, happy birthday enjoy it I hope you have a great day!
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YOKOKY Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Professional General Artist
hey...looooo- you ook as a samuray- and great hand for poetry....why you don't replay to all the comments?....people here make u worm comments....
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Me2Smart4U Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
you have an awesome gallery.. I hope you don't mind that I've added you to my :+devwatch:
I would love to continue to read your wonderful work :nod:
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Professional Writer
Of course ^^ You are more than welcome to enjoy what is here :'3

I recognise your icon though, didn't I do a commission for you? x'D

-Chennie :iconwordofchen:
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Me2Smart4U Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I am not sure... did you change your username ?
if I designed something for you it would be here ---> me2smart4u.deviantart.com/gall…
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Professional Writer
Nah I mean, I did one for you. I recognize your icon...unless someone else was using it haha x'D

-Chennie :iconwordofchen:
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Fire-Star-Bird Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist
Thanks for the Fav!
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Professional Writer
Most welcome ^^

-Chennie :iconwordofchen:
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SkylarkTheCat Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your poetry!! Especially the hate me one... I agree with you (;
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