Under Smoke City Fragment

Here’s a bit of a noodle from this morning that I may come back to and extend further. However, extension will require a lot more work as the parallel I used breaks down. Basically, this is a sort of steampunk version of / borrowing from Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood that entered my brain some time ago but woke me up this morning needing some exercise. I’ve yet to work out what character names would … Continue reading

Into The Greenwood

As promised, here’s the opening paragraphs of my three current works in progress that are based on the idea of the Greenwood – to my mind, that fictional woodland in constant early summer where all the fairy tales happen. The three stories are given their working titles, i.e. they may change by the time they’re published if they’re published, and in the order I started working on them: