In custody

…some work in progress from the Cazique of Poyais story…

Gustavus walked down the street towards the new apartment that Jose, Emma and Noemi were staying in with Thomas Irving, MacGregor’s secretary, in tow. Thomas was annoyed at having been tasked with following Gustavus on this particular mission. He was suited to sitting at a desk, writing letters, filling in ledgers, planning. Not this nonsense of being out and about chasing after people for money. Worse was that the lot they were going to see didn’t even have the money. They were just targets for information. Gustavus was sure that they would know where Lehuby was, that snake.Read More »

On the run

…some work in progress from the Cazique of Poyais story…

Lehuby was sipping a coffee in the cafe where Noemi, Emma and Jose had once spent such an effort in finding Lehuby.  They knew he was there because they had just spoken to Gustavus who indicated it was where Lehuby spent his time recently – looking for tips on where he might find willing settlers.  When Emma and Noemi entered the cafe, they scoured the room to find Lehuby.  Having been such a time since they last saw him and because of the story they had built up in their heads about him, they expected something that looked a touch more evil.  He was just the same, standard, French gentleman though.  Drinking coffee whilst checking the shipping news.  Emma and Noemi looked at each other as if in hesitation as to what they were about to do, but decided there was no point hesitating.

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Hobby or work

If I swapped my day job for writing, would I enjoy it to the same extent? I feel no dread or sinking feeling when I sit down to write. Though, I also do it at my leisure. If I’m not in the mood to write, I don’t. Could I be good at writing? Could I […]