Monthly Archives: November 2012

Chapter 14 of Dragon Lady, and “Freshly Pressed”

It’s Abigail Lane’s turn in “At the Burning Dog,” chapter 14 of The Dragon Lady of Stockbridge. See how a professional government magician conducts an investigation. Abigail goes “by the book” because she wrote much of it. But will it be … Continue reading

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Beyond fan fiction, a personal account

As I mentioned in my post a week ago, my story telling was inspired by the example of my father reading to us kids and telling us his stories. However, inspiration is not enough. One has to take the initiative, … Continue reading

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Lucky(?) chapter 13 of Dragon Lady is here, and my Scottish misadventure

After two weeks of suspense, “Different truths,” chapter 13 of The Dragon Lady of Stockbridge finally reveals what happened when the parson put a gun to Rebecca’s head. It’s a long chapter, by the way, about twice as long as usual, … Continue reading

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“Teller of Tales”

No, this isn’t about Robert Louis Stevenson, though he does play a part. Stevenson, for those of you who don’t know, was the author of Treasure Island. He spent his last years before he died in 1894 on an island in … Continue reading

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Chapter 12 of Dragon Lady and another look at the walking stick

This week’s installment of The Dragon Lady of Stockbridge, chapter 12, “Abigail’s frustrations,” is now up. As if someone pointing a gun at your head isn’t bad enough, things are looking bleaker still for Rebecca and Abigail! And yes, despite the American … Continue reading

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My own tale of crime (sort of) from the Berkshires

As readers of this blog know, my ongoing story, The Dragon Lady of Stockbridge, is set in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. I’ve traveled all over the region myself, indeed have visited every town in the region. I’ve stood at the mouth … Continue reading

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Part II of Dragon Lady, and THAT walking stick

Part 2 of The Dragon Lady of Stockbridge opens with Chapter 11, “Civic leaders welcome Rebecca home.” And so they do. But what sort of welcome do you give a witch who’s the sister of the one of the most admired … Continue reading

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