[LMB] Re: (chat) series and titles (now with a spoiler for Legacy)
paal at gis.net
paal at gis.net
Wed Mar 28 20:11:01 BST 2007
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> [LMB] Re: (chat) series and titles
> *** No one knew. What is now the end of /Legacy/ *was* the end of
> the tale, drattit. I was all done with the important things I had to
> say about those characters, the romance had reached its rightful
> conclusion of mutual and tested commitment, and I packed them off and
> settled down to research a new Chalion book for my next project. TSK
> was already a dozen or fourteen chapters longer than I'd ever planned
> it to be.
> And then, well...
> For a period there of about 3 months I was madly doing research
> reading for both possibilities, but WGW just pulled ahead. Blighted
> river, anyhow. It seemed I wasn't done mining old layers of youthful
What about Blighted River, then?
> experience after all. (In this case, of some visits to the Ohio
> If I weren't committed to the Miles project, that Father's book would
> have been next in my queue after TSK#4/WGW#2/whatever it ends up being
> named. If I were to pick a single word title for TSK3:Word, it would
> more likely be "River" than "Grace". Which is more setting than
> theme... I'm a little hard-pressed to name a theme for #3 in line with
> the first two volumes; its setting, however, is very clear, sigh.
> Very setting-driven book, that one. With... more. Maybe the theme
> will be clearer by the time I finish the second half, but it will
> likely have to be fully and finally named before then. June or
> thereabouts, at a guess.
> _The River's Daughter_, hmm. No, that's a secondary character, not a
The River's Daughter works for me as a title, where Grace River or River
of Grace don't, even if The River's Daughter is a minor character...
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