Monthly Archives: March 2014

Novel recommendations

Originally posted on Journals of Lord Malinov:
hush-syrup¬†asked: What are ten of your favorite novels? What are ten works you think everybody (intelligent) should read? Who are ten of your favorite underrated authors? This is a tough one. No matter…

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Song of Songs – the verse draft

690 pages, 20,000 lines

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Song of Song – verse draft completed

And so ends the verse draft portion of my writing process for my new novel, Song of Songs. I will print the 690 pages I’ve written and rearrange them appropriately before I begin drafting the final prose version. I will … Continue reading

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Song of Songs – extract 690 – work in progress

690 I put away my notebook, took off My pirates shirt, laid my image aside No longer posing as a romantic singer I try to hide my feelings but they seem to show Lay aside the mantle of my office … Continue reading

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Song of Songs – extract 688 – work in progress

688 I had started down this path so long ago Finding new people, new places, new ways In a castle dark or a fortress strong Making friends, losing them to circumstance Or the drifts and currents of passing time Needs … Continue reading

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Song of Songs – extract 686 – work in progress

686 Really want to see you, but it takes so long There is less singing in my life, it’s true The time I spend alone and bored diminished New directions occupied my fleeting time But the old songs still stir … Continue reading

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Song of Songs – extract 683 – work in progress

683 Strange but not a stranger It’s all been a pack of lies Dig through the ditches and burn through the witches Now go cats go, drink my liquor from an old fruit jar I haven’t been home in a … Continue reading

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