My Blog Week: May 13 to 19

All the Latest from Torsade!                     A new chapter of A Figure from the Common Lot began this week, with part one of “Peas in a Pod”, the narrative taking up young Richard Everard’s perspective. “All the Sires of Generations”, flash fiction, is the story of […]

My Blog Week: May 6 to May 12

All the Latest from Torsade!                         Chapter Two of A Figure from the Common Lot ended this week, with the culmination of Ebrach’s séance. On Monday, a poem, “Oracle”; Tuesday, the two halves of “The Immortal Lake” posted as one for the first time. […]

My Blog Week: April 29 to May 5

All the Latest from Torsade!                       A new section of A Figure from the Common Lot’s chapter two began this week: “Gone Before”, in which Ebrach, having come to raise the spirit of Micah Everard, sets to work. On Monday, a poem, “Demimonde”; Tuesday, more […]

My Blog Week: April 22 to April 28

All the Latest from Torsade!                 A Figure from the Common Lot, Book Two, Chapter Two, section ii, concluded this week, with the Everard family’s sad history reaching one of its culminations. On Monday, “Explication”, a new poem, was posted; Tuesday a new segment of Yoharie, in which […]

My Blog Week: April 15 to April 21

All the Latest from Torsade!                 In Sunday’s A Figure from the Common Lot: The House of Everard (part three), Richard defies his mother, and marries Verbena, dividing himself from Peggy. On Monday, “The Assassin Comes”, another installment of the latest Folly, in which the shade of Krug considers his running […]

My Blog Week: April 8 to April 14

All the Latest from Torsade!                       Readers, this week saw the end of two ongoing features of Torsade: the novel Inimical, and novella “Are You Loveable“, both available now as full reads on their respective pages. Their slots will be filled by a variety of […]

My Blog Week: April 1 to April 7

All the Latest from Torsade!                     This week, a new section of A Figure from the Common Lot began, “The House of Everard”, part one. The narrative viewpoint is that of Richard Everard, the father, and recounts how circumstance wedded him to the home he’d tried […]

My Blog Week: March 25 to March 31

All the Latest from Torsade!                   Extra! I have redone the Hammersmith page, so will be posting chapter twenty-eight on Tuesday, but also reposting episodes one to twenty-seven with new links, periodically, until caught up.     The first section of A Figure from the Common Lot‘s […]

My Blog Week: March 18 to March 24

All the Latest from Torsade!                                       A Figure from the Common Lot: Jerome (part five), began the week with Jerome accepting persuasion from Ebrach; agreeing to accompany him on another day’s journey. In episode twenty-three of Inimical, […]

My Blog Week: March 11 to March 17

All the Latest from Torsade!                   This week, in A Figure from the Common Lot: Jerome (part four), Anne’s betrayal and abandonment of Honoré Gremot ends with his placement in the poorhouse infirmary. Monday’s installment of Inimical recounts Kneussl’s despairing memories of the Great War; on Tuesday, a new […]