Category Archives: Mythic Fiction

The Spinner’s Game e-book Update #23

October update… I can now answer the question: Will I be ready to publish The Spinner’s Game quint at Christmas? No. So what’s left to do? Editing (a deep-down word-by-word polish) Books One and Two – The Spinner’s Child and Lake of … Continue reading

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Hark His Delicate Manners

“Ribald, sit,” said Ribald’s neighbour. Young, delicate, he looked better suited to the Church than to battles. But Guy knew who he was, had seen him several times at the king’s court. He was the Breton Count Stefan. “I’m told … Continue reading

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Regin, Rat and Raesan

An excerpt from Regin-yorl posted May 2013 (‘Neve‘, an Asaric Tale) Again, Raesan’s memories spooled into Neve’s head, again of Eldsland and of Regin-Yorl’s hall. He showed her Gudrum. Startling blue eyes and an ankle-length coat—red-brown leather, similar to the coat she had glimpsed … Continue reading

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A New Vehicle

Concluding the time-slip story, Can of Worms, a 16 year girl’s rune-aided hunt for a serial killer . . .  Read on Why does the journey back always seem shorter than the journey out? I didn’t want to go home—but … Continue reading

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Nihel Carved It

Continuing the time-slip story, Can of Worms, a 16 year girl’s rune-aided hunt for a serial killer . . . The penultimate episode We were late in arriving. But then we weren’t here to watch the show. We didn’t want … Continue reading

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Swords and Stones

Continuing the time-slip story, Can of Worms, a 16 year girl’s rune-aided hunt for a serial killer . . .  Read on “Holiday camp,” Gamal said, “Dear ancient Fearn said the gravedigger’s now a comedian.” “Implies the coast,” I said. … Continue reading

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Sweeping Cobwebs

Continuing the time-slip story, Can of Worms, a 16 year girl’s rune-aided hunt for a serial killer . . .  Read on “Stop! Now!” Arvina shouted at a volume fit to rip off the roof. Gamal skidded the car to … Continue reading

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A Sacred Enclosure

Continuing the time-slip story, Can of Worms, a 16 year girl’s rune-aided hunt for a serial killer . . .  Read on Gamal again was in a black dress, though not the same one. This looked newer. He sat opposite … Continue reading

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Five Hours

Continuing the time-slip story, Can of Worms, a 16 year girl’s rune-aided hunt for a serial killer . . .  Read on Where was the car? Gamal had promised, so sure he’d be there, even mocking my panics. Besides, this … Continue reading

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Pried from Prison

Continuing the time-slip story, Can of Worms, a 16 year girl’s rune-aided hunt for a serial killer . . .  Read on “It’s not so difficult,” said Gamal. “You just walk round to the front. Get into the car. We’ll … Continue reading

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