marycatelli: (A Birthday)
A list of everything I've published under Wizard's Wood Press, and where to find it, in a sticky posting.

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Sonnet 3

Feb. 14th, 2019 09:51 pm
marycatelli: (Reading Desk)
Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewest
Now is the time that face should form another;
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marycatelli: (East of the Sun)
So the characters just sent another character off with the secret of how to get to the ogre's castle.

Outline says they hear of what happened.

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marycatelli: (Default)
 Looked back at a work in progress.  Realized I had stopped putting in chapters about a tenth of the way in. . . .

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marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
Ghost in the Seal by Jonathan Moeller

Ghost Exile book 6. Serious spoilers ahead for the earlier books.

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marycatelli: (Reading Desk)
Even in Kyoto
Hearing the cuckoo's cry
I long for Kyoto

Matsuo Bashō
marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
Ciaphas Cain: Choose Your Enemies by Sandy Mitchell

Ciaphas Cain book 10. No major spoilers for the earlier books, I think.

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guards

Feb. 9th, 2019 11:35 pm
marycatelli: (Cat)
When sending my characters on an actual dungeon crawl. . .

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marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
Ghost in the Inferno by Jonathan Moeller

Ghost Exile book 5. There are serious spoilers for the earlier books ahead.
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tunnels

Feb. 8th, 2019 11:15 pm
marycatelli: (Cat)
Was reading a discussion online about how kobold lairs are so often provided with tunnels wide enough for humans, and sometimes two or three to walk abreast.

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marycatelli: (Cat)
And our intrepid heroes are off on a literal dungeon crawl: rescuing a prisoner from the heart of a magical prison.

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marycatelli: (sunset)
The moon hangs in the sky as dark a blue as can be, itself a narrow golden curve, with a lone star hanging in the blue by it.

Night. The sky all cloudy, hiding both moon and stars. The geese, their skein invisible, still flying, and calling in the distance.

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marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
Ghost in the Razor by Jonathan Moeller

Ghost Exile book 4. Serious spoilers ahead for the earlier books.

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marycatelli: (Baby)
Was contemplating the Adult Problem today:  in a novel with a young protagonist dealing with more than growing up -- say, alien invasion, tyrannical government, etc. -- the adults have to be kept out the limelight to allow the protagonist to solve the problem.  BUT --
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marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
Ghost in the Hunt by Jonathan Moeller

Ghost Exile book 3. Spoilers ahead for the earlier books.

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marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
Collected Essays by Graham Greene

A large number of essays. Most reviews of books and discussion of authors -- a few of whom you probably heard of -- many contemporary to him and others historical. The variegated subjects give him a lot of different topics to hold forth on. Also on a few other topics, like the experience of being bombed.
marycatelli: (Dawn)
O Light Invisible, we praise thee!
Too bright for mortal vision.
O Greater Light, we praise thee for the less;
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episodes

Jan. 30th, 2019 11:59 pm
marycatelli: (Default)
"Of simple plots and actions the episodic are the worst. I call a plot episodic when there is neither probability nor necessity in the sequence of episodes." -- Aristotle

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marycatelli: (Reading Desk)
An old silent pond...
A frog jumps into the pond,
splash! Silence again.

Matsuo Basho
marycatelli: (Golden Hair)
Ghost in the Maze by Jonathan Moeller

Ghost Exile Book 2. Spoilers ahead for earlier works.

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marycatelli: (Baby)
Some stories are annoying because they have large gaps of dead time.

They open in childhood -- with a sequence of events too large to be shuttled into a prologue -- and wind on to adulthood. . .
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