Microscope is a game in which two to six players make history—literally, literarily, and fictionally. You start with a big picture, chosen by the group. An ancient empire rises and falls Then you pick two historical periods to book end your history. In this case, you might pick The Invasion of the Toad Snatchers as … Continue reading Microscope
Month: March 2021
Letters from Armorica: The Smotherwack Extinguished (2 September 37)
Orthopractor Simms had this from my father, among others, and all were agreed. Gerald was a well-looking young man, charming and agreeable, and none of the local mamas wanted their daughters to have anything to do with him.
Letters from Armorica: Camberwell (26 August 37)
First Letter The Elms, Wickshire, Cumbria18 July 1015 My dearest cousin Armand, I have no news about the fate of the wicked Grimsbys, as yet, but I rejoice to tell you that Maximilian has returned from Cambershire and is guesting with the Willoughbys. He drove up in an elegant low-perch phaeton this past Friday, behind … Continue reading Letters from Armorica: Camberwell (26 August 37)
Welcome to New Visitors!
Welcome to the Zymurgia House blog, at its new home. As part of the move, I've done a bit more publicity than usual; so for those of you who haven't been here before let me get you all caught up. First, the Books Page lists my books, which you can find at Amazon. Second, for … Continue reading Welcome to New Visitors!
Letters from Armorica: The Orthopractor: (19 August 37)
First Letter The Elms, Wickshire, Cumbria 11 July 1015 My dearest cousin Armand, This would have been a delightful week except for two unfortunate circumstances. Maximilian is still in Cambershire; and Edward Hargreaves is not. I have received letters from both Maximilian and my father. Their meeting went well, so well that Mother asked Maximilian … Continue reading Letters from Armorica: The Orthopractor: (19 August 37)
Letters from Armorica: Joy Abounds (12 August 37)
First Letter The Elms, Wickshire, Cumbria 4 July 1015 My dearest cousin Armand, So as not to leave you in undue suspense, yes, the banns have begun to be read, and Brother Edward is to marry my dear Jane Willoughby in a month's time. He has resumed his work with Blightwell for the time being; … Continue reading Letters from Armorica: Joy Abounds (12 August 37)