The Bullhorn of SILVER BROWN

Now Playing: The Final Exam Part II

Chapters Niner (I spelled it like that on purpose) and Ten of SILVER BROWN are being cast into the Twitterverse as we speak for the viewing pleasure of the fine folks at home. A new page a day, as usual. There are evidently a lot more people at home now. So I thought, why not? These chapters constitute the second part of the Final Exam story arc, immediately picking up from the point in the narrative where we see the witch Florys MacNab swallow some nasty thing she probably shouldn’t have…


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The Bullhorn of SILVER BROWN

Now Playing: The Final Exam, Part I (The Late Show)

An encore presentation of Chapters Seven and Eight of SILVER BROWN is showing at the Olde Zuckerberg Theatre, today being the opening day. At a rate of one page a day, as is the usual custom. In these chapters, the witch Florys MacNab visits a mysterious program called Yggdrasil, which (aside from the presence of some kind of tree) bears little resemblance to its mythological namesake. There’s at least one other allusion to the Icelandic sagas in the text somewhere, and a hyperintelligent puffin…


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The Bullhorn of SILVER BROWN

Now Playing: Chapters 7 & 8, or The Final Exam Part I

The good folks of Planet Earth are presently being granted a sneak peak at Chapters Seven and Eight of SILVER BROWN through something they tell me is called Twitter, at a rate of one page a day. These two chapters are roughly equal in length, and constitute the first part of a distinct four-chapter story arc. The second part will come later in the year.

This particular story arc is one of few in the entire book that actually has its own title. Since it’s a depiction of the first genuine test of Florys MacNab’s mettle as a cyberwitch, it is (somewhat aptly) entitled The Final Exam.


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