Well, Camp NaNo is over for another year, and I finished The Adventures of Victor, getting to over 51,000 words, well within the time limit. This is, of course, because […]
I have had to change the title for the next book as I found two books had been published as The Way West late last year! We’ve been discussing it […]
A seasonal story in three parts. Start here or find Chapter 2 here… or read on! Chapter 3: An Engineered Solution The three persons went into the cave without noticing […]
A seasonal story in three parts. Catch up on the first part here.
Chapter 2: Messages
Dougall shivered as they stood in the arena listening to the Laird of Haunn giving the traditional Solstice Speech of Renewal. Uncle Donal believed in using this occasion to ensure that everyone remembered their basic astronomy lessons, and had been known to point at someone and ask them to explain a finer point of planetary science. Haunn were hot on planetary science. There were lots of books on it in the library, and Donal received letters from people all the way from Castle Edin asking his advice and opinion on it.
Dougall became aware that everyone was looking at him. In silence. The smith’s daughters were trying not to giggle.
He looked at Uncle Hamish, who was looking mildly amused, but not unkindly so. He looked at Uncle Donal. Uncle Donal was waiting for a reply. Oh dear.
A short story in three parts. Chapter One: The case of the disappearing strawberry juice Dylan sprawled on the edge of the crag, looking for anything useful on the rocky […]