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The Tangled Path Before Us: A Review of Matthew Dickerson's "The Rood and the Torc"

When I walk into a bookstore and scan the historical fiction section, I am inevitably met with dozens of book jackets featuring Amish women in bent grass landscapes or mysterious looking Elizabethan courtiers ready to be betrayed (or to do the betraying). 1,543 more words

C.S. Lewis

Livestock at Long Distance

Over the past week I have been watching over the small farm of a dear friend of mine, and it has got me speculating on the use of isolation and exploration as tools for inspiration. 451 more words

HELP YOUR LOUSE

Please to note ‘one typical Louseday':

LOUSE CANNOT COPE WITH ‘CONSTANT INKLINGS’. THEY ARE ALL LIKE ‘LOUSE-O. WHERE-O? FATHER-O? NEW FATHER-O. LOUSE-O. WE TRY MULCH-O’. 38 more words

Inklings

Finding My Voices (or Schizophrenia)‏

Perspective for me starts with character. The central part of the story’s structure must be reliant upon the soundest point of view. Are you wanting something up close and personal, something distant and cold, or perhaps something more fluid and interpersonal? 353 more words

Inkling

Their bodies burned through the mattress coils and springs; thrashed against the sticky bedhseets; lashed against the rising heat spreading like swelling vapor against the walls and ceiling. 35 more words

Writing

What I Write and Why I Write

Currently reading Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (leisurely, I add) and I began to contemplate the function of fantasy and the imagination in writing. If anyone knows me well, you’ll realise that I have the tendency to find patterns and muse upon them – which is probably how I managed my literature degree (as literature is filled with patterns). 889 more words

Writing

Inkling

There were quite a few people who found her attractive; roughly the same ratio of people who ate glue in kindergarten.

Writing