First, an amusing tale by Tallis Steelyard on a problem with hiring milkmaids. Second, a book on offer by Jim Webster about amusing goings-on in Port Naain. Its followed by a good review.
I am constantly reminded that it pays to project a wholesome image. I was with Shena, my lady wife, at an event held to inform and encourage writers. If memory serves, Saon Keeber had organised it, and to be fair to him, had largely funded it. I think he’d convinced the Port Naain University that they should reach out to writers and ‘give us the tools we needed to make a success of our careers.’
In reality we’d all turned up because Keeber had promised there would be a good buffet and to be fair to him it wasn’t merely good, it was excellent. Indeed there was so much food laid on that even when we’d filled poacher’s pockets and in some cases, knapsacks and carpet bags, there was still enough to eat.
Interestingly Keeber did steer away from the technical craft side of our craft and instead concentrated on…
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