Tag Archives: wyrm

It’s just one darn thing after another in Chapter 13 of As the Wyrm Tyrns

Katherine Swynford (call her Kate, she likes it) managed to claw her way from being a servant to a Royal Duchess in the 1300s. She hasn’t gotten any less tough as a Royal Magician in the centuries since. And now … Continue reading

Posted in As the Wyrm Tyrns, Writing fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Hunting a supernatural creature is difficult in chapter 12 of As the Wyrm Tyrns

Just how do you put down a wyrm: a marine creature that is sixty feet long and emits venomous fireballs? Scots professor of magic Geoffrey MacAlpine, his English colleague Calpurnia Kingsley, her ex-husband (and a vicious bastard) Marcus Satterthwaite, along … Continue reading

Posted in As the Wyrm Tyrns, Writing fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Not all monsters are monsters in chapter 11 of As the Wyrm Tyrns

What do you do when someone wants to kill you? When that person is the nastiest magician in all England (and he’d be willing to try for an all-British title)? Geoffrey MacAlpine is in just this situation, and now that he’s … Continue reading

Posted in As the Wyrm Tyrns, Writing fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A new look to honor As the Wyrm Tyrns chapter 10

Geoff, Jackie, Calpurnia, and even Marcus have “Unexpected encounters” in chapter 10 of As the Wyrm Tyrns, my serialized story about what one might call a magical fishing expedition in English waters. And somewhere mixed in there is “La Belle Dame … Continue reading

Posted in As the Wyrm Tyrns, Writing fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Things get wyrmy in chapter 8 of As the Wyrm Tyrns

Reality can surprise you. You, me, everyone. With the possible exception of Bathsheba Kingsley, Calpurnia’s middle daughter, who seems to be surprised by nothing. Not even her mother having her foot almost burnt off by a fire-breathing wyrm. One must … Continue reading

Posted in As the Wyrm Tyrns, Writing fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

I get by with a little help from my friends in chapter 7 of As the Wyrm Tyrns

Geoffrey MacAlpine prepares to confront the wyrm with his unexpected partner, the American photographer Jacintha Lowell, while Calpurnia Kingsley fumes back at home with her diminished role as a researcher. They almost all got killed last time. But Geoff has … Continue reading

Posted in As the Wyrm Tyrns, Writing fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

It’s all talk in chapter six of As the Wyrm Tyrns

Our intrepid band of magicians didn’t come out so well in their first encounter with the wyrm. Jacintha went brain-dead, Calpurnia got a hot foot, and Geoff is contending for the Ambrose Burnside Award for least competent leader. So it’s … Continue reading

Posted in As the Wyrm Tyrns, Writing fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment