Category Archives: work in progress

Madame Sidler’s Adventures

I have been hired to work in two different libraries (same system), in different towns, under two different librarians (at least until the second one retires). On one day last week, I was shelving books and the librarian for that … Continue reading

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Having run out of witty titles

The silence last week was quite accidental. We’re approaching the end of the orchestra season (concert on Saturday! Anyone want to come?) and I’ve actually worked a little bit, and am not too far behind on Camp NaNo, although the stats … Continue reading

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“I’m just the amanuensis, I don’t know anything!”

Two of my writing projects share the highest-priority place at the moment, but one of them gets longer faster than the other. They are The Two-Legged League and Levi’s story, tentatively titled So That Others May Live. The latter is at 37,000 words … Continue reading

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Writing update

“She had written what she felt herself called upon to write; and, though she was beginning to feel that she might perhaps do this thing better, she had no doubt that the thing itself was the right thing for her. … Continue reading

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I wonder as I wander

(out under the sky) Merry Christmas! This Christmastime (consider we-ell, and bear in mind) has been strangely hectic, at least inside my head, and it’s been hard to settle down and choose a project to work on. As one not … Continue reading

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Above all shadows rides the Sun

At about five minutes to two on the afternoon of Wednesday the twenty-ninth of August, I was coming around the corner between the bakery and the place I’d parked my car, to get my lunch. As I turned, I saw … Continue reading

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Just fraternizing

The Adventures of the Motley Crew have reached eighty thousand (80,000) words, and I expect it will pause there for a while (I’d be pleasantly surprised if it didn’t, but that seems unlikely). We had our last get-together on Sunday, … Continue reading

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