This is my copy of The Folio Society edition of Andrew Lang’s The Crimson Fairy Book with paintings and decorations by Tim Stevens. Andrew Lang collected folk and fairy tales and bound them up in his books of color. He didn’t write the fairy tales. Well, how did they get invented then? Andrew Lang said, […]
Orruneries are fiery ghosts that live in lava and do not roast. “What jolly fun to live on the sun,” sing the orruneries non-stop almost.
I only know snippets of the language spoken on the world of Boad. One phrase occurs repeatedly from the earliest chronicles of Harpo all the way through those of Lace, Bekka and Plumly. ‘Sabeek orrun’ is the phrase, and it means ‘Practice patience’. Most often it spouts from the mouths of elders trying to calm […]
The happiest creature on Boad, Quingcess Blosso has never been slowed. Exhausting to follow, she’ll drain you all hollow dancing up and down road after road.
A portal from Earth opening on Boad, The Well of Shells isn’t much to behold, but jump right in, and you’ll begin to travel the interdimensional road.
Why isn’t ‘earhear’ in the dictionary? ‘Eyesight’ is in the dictionary. As far as I’m concerned, ‘earhear’ is a perfectly good word, and I intend to use it in my writing and in my every day life from this day forward. Do you have good eyesight? Do you have good earhear? As for me, my […]