A love story, part three. Only the words. ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Jim Webster, aka Tallis Steelyard:

A love story, part three. Only the words.

As I continue to work towards telling the story of Hindle Walbarrow I find I must also bring a somewhat lesser figure to mind. I must allow the light of history to illuminate, briefly, the unworthy face of Trastin Leer.

It must be confessed that somebody who lacks any pretensions to wit or original thought labours under a handicap if they hope to make a living through their literary endeavours. Obviously it is not a problem I have personally experienced but I have seen others striving to overcome it.

Trastin Leer springs most immediately to mind. He had set his heart on becoming ‘a writer.’ In and of itself, this isn’t too difficult to achieve. One merely has to write. Trastin was adequately literate so in theory might achieve this. Unfortunately he wanted to be a successful writer, defining success as ‘making enough money to live on.’ This is, in all candour, a far higher hurdle to clear. Still he was set on his goal.


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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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4 Responses to A love story, part three. Only the words. ~ Tallis Steelyard

  1. jwebster2 says:

    The drama continues to unfold in no uncertain fashion. Admittedly those who have followed it so far might well ask what the dickens the author is playing at, but still 🙂


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