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The Song of Dalsarion: Four

November 4, 2011 by


‘My father,’ to laugh at this. ‘He is an instrument maker. Though sometimes, when pressed he sung to people, out-with his tune.” ‘Badly I take it?’ He made me feel as a small child wandering down lost, narrow roads. And forever would—he made me mapless. ‘No. Not really. He taught me to sing.’ ‘And you […]

The Song of Dalsarion: Three

November 3, 2011 by


2 As the deer Sun, starting her daily discipline denied for herself that repast at the shores of night. She in her searching, rose. There-in doing so, raising us all. Begun those muttered and lilting lines that the birds would continue throughout that day. As always, and a little behind the tune, Dalsarion awoke. ~~~~~ […]

The Song of Dalsarion: Two

November 2, 2011 by


They were all very silent, still, as Dalis eased himself back to the uncertain ground. He looked at them, tried to meet their faces. Though they would not meet him, one for one they would meet each other’s look. What would they say to that? Then quietly and from the back, one hand was held […]

The Song of Dalsarion: One

November 1, 2011 by


“’Now I’ll tell the story of Young Hero Sir Dalis, and of the time he beat the One-Hundred Goblin Horde with but One-Thousand Words. Alone. Now Sir Dalis was a fair lad, and he quested in Golden armour for the Singing Golden Bough, with his Golden sword. In these travels he made, Young Hero Sir […]


October 31, 2011 by


Quick note before the end of October. I’m not going to be posting any of my usual work this November, but instead editing my verse novel The Song of Dalsarion (see previous post.) Hopefully you’ll all love it just as much! 😀 Your regular posts will return for December. Paul


October 25, 2011 by


NOT! Yeah, being an Australian (and so normally having exams in November) has never made it easy to NaNo. So, when I have attempted it, I’ve always felt pretty jazzed! Of course, now I have no exams, and should be able to get up at 3am before a full days work and make a mash […]

Monday Blurbs: The Song of Dalsarion

September 19, 2011 by


A bit different to last week’s entry, the Song of Dalsarion comes from two interests of mine: Dungeons & Dragons and writing verse. Dalsarion was one of those poor characters you roll up, make a back story for and get all excited about… which you never play. The idea for writing a verse novel started about […]