Flintlock love

I had the great privilege of firing a gorgeous flintlock rifle yesterday.  My friend was very patient in explaining everything as he loaded it and let me fire a blank round.  He also lit some synthetic and 'real' black powder so I could appreciate the differences. I wish I could go back to the books […]

The Hill is Getting Steeper

Looks like I'll make my goal of 50,000 words in November, despite my best efforts. Unlike usual months with no goals whatsoever, I seem to have more days when I don't write one bit.  I'm not sure what's going on.  I don't really feel blocked, and I haven't been busier than usual.  Lately, though, I've […]