First Letter Dear Journal, It has been quite a busy week, Dear Journal, as you well know, and Dear Lord, when did I start talking to my journal as though it were another person? I am so tired of living alone. This sloop is not large, though far more than ample for one, and I … Continue reading Letters from Armorica: Old Man Blaireau (26 Juillet 34AF)
First Letter Dear Journal, I had a lovely break from my solitude today, for Marc came to visit, and he brought Amelie with him! It was but the briefest of visits—should the Provençese return to Bois-de-Bas they must find Amelie present there, or they will never believe I have run. I quite scolded Marc for … Continue reading Letters from Armorica: A Brief Visit (20 Juillet 34AF)
The cover of Eleanor Bourg Nicholson's vampire novel led me to expect some kind of late-Victorian Harry-Dresden-meets-Father-Brown mash-up. The truth is considerably less goofy, and far more interesting. The cover depicts a cheerfully rotund Dominican friar, be-spectacled and be-hatted, carrying a bloody stake and wearing the bloody habit of the cover. This is one Fr. … Continue reading A Bloody Habit, by Eleanor Bourg Nicholson
First Letter Dear Journal, Old Man Blaireau has paid me several visits today, peering up at me where I sit on the deck. It is an absurdity of my current position that I have found his presence to be a comfort. It is as though I have a large and extremely dangerous pet. I look … Continue reading Letters from Armorica- Ship Design (19 Juillet 34AF)
A Little High Tension is the follow-on to Vikings at Dino's and Very Truly Run After that I've been working on for some time now: and I'm glad to say, the end is in sight! The end of the first draft, that is: and it will be a glorious thing. I write by the seat … Continue reading A Little High Tension: The End is in Sight!
First Letter Dear Journal, I'm glad I've got you to write in, because otherwise I'd go mad sitting here with no one to talk to. Marc should be here in a few days, but first he needs to finish helping laying a false trail to amuse the Provençese when they come looking for me. I … Continue reading Letters from Armorica- Worries (18 Juillet 34AF)