And we’re back!
Category Archives: Nathaniel Cannon and the Secret of the Dutchman’s Cross Commentary
It’s good to be back in the saddle. My move went well, and I’m (clearly) getting settled in. I turned a page in my writing notebook for the first time in two weeks or so, and I’m itching to get … Continue reading
Happy (US) Tax Day! I hope you had a simple enough tax situation, like I did last year, so that you could file in January. In other news, some friends of mine gave me a great story idea, so I’m … Continue reading
I scheduled this one to run a little later than usual, for reasons which ought to be clear if you look at the timestamp.
This was an enormously fun action sequence to write, and one of the first I finished with the fountain pen I got for Christmas.
I’m going on vacation next week. Updates are scheduled to run as usual. I’m not normally this far ahead on the typing. It feels very liberating.
64 is an auspicious number, since I’m reading the Niven/Pournelle collaboration Footfall right now1. It’s a good thing this alternate history has 1936-ish airplane engines in 1929, or else a truck which can do 85 miles per hour might seem … Continue reading
I hope you enjoyed Preview Week. I’m hoping to get started on that story in the coming days, as I wrap up this Nathaniel Cannon tale.
60 updates in! A few updates ago, this story passed 20,000 words in length, which makes it the second-longest thing I’ve ever written. I was talking with a friend of mine about eventual hard-copy publication, and we decided that it … Continue reading
One of the reasons why these updates are so short: I end up typing them late the night before they’re supposed to go up, and I get lazy and want to do something else. Dedication to the craft.