A Little Catching Up
Where converges a wanderer’s path,
so returns to whence tracks cross,
to turn from the course so certain,
as to repeat then at a loss,
Wandering stars, where once a term for planets, and perhaps in the world of Thaea there once was a game of placing a top on a map, and seeing where it stopped. What was done with this game an open question. Go there, or tell stories of the place. Take a drink if they’d rather not. We return to the mysterious book series that has haunted Book VI as we start to close out this long installment.
It really isn’t impossible that I will some day decided that there are eight books in the arc, and split Book VI, but I’d need to look closer at that. It’s a long ways off around the bend from revisiting, embellishing, and improving the earlier books in the series for publication. A process I’m less than sure what it will look like.
If Book VII is as long as Book VI, I’ve got a bit less than a year keeping cadence before I really need to start facing that. I might like to take it easy for a little bit, but I do have other unfinished books I could start putting out, currently with a slightly shorter chapter format. (Slightly, averaging 5k instead of 7k.) Also again I’d be back to the pace of Book I where it’s more editing than new writing. I digress, because that’s still between nine months and a year away probably. I still need to finish Book VI.Continue reading “Commentary VI:41”