When Wilom met Vanda to go and meet with the Heads, there was a tense silence between them. Wilom was expecting Vanda, as usual, to continue as if nothing was wrong, but instead she seemed to be still mulling over their conversation about leaving. Vanda had a bag with her, just a simple traveller’s backpack. Continue reading
Wilom waited for Vanda, for once, when they met for tea to talk through their next meeting with the Heads. He had brought a book to read, and sat at the tea shop, periodically telling the waitresses to give him “just another few minutes until my friend gets here” until Vanda arrived. Continue reading
When Wilom eventually got back to Marc’s house, Cathlin was already there, but Jilli was not. Wilom had been far too preoccupied that morning to remember whether Marc had had anything planned with her, or whether she was at Sarit’s that afternoon, but he put it out of his mind. Continue reading
Vanda was very quiet as they walked away from the meeting. Wilom waited for her to speak, but when she remained in brooding silence, he said, “I think they’ll accept the plan.” Continue reading
Cathlin had declared herself “having a day off” that morning, so Wilom decided that he would have been rostered for an afternoon shift that day and met her at the breakfast table. He brought their coffees, and they said goodbye to Jilli as she headed out the door with Sarit and her father for their day at school. Cathlin waved to Jilli from the breakfast table, and Jilli made two excuses to give Cathlin and Wilom extra hugs before heading out the door. Continue reading
Three days and two notebooks later, Wilom had to get away from the ledger to clear his head. He drew the line when he’d started to dream of black lines of legal text dancing of white pages, just too fast for him to read as he desperately tried to keep up. Continue reading
Wilom slept in the next morning, late enough that Marc had already left for work, and when he finally emerged for breakfast, he found Cathlin sitting at a table with the morning mail, Jilli’s empty toast plate still sitting beside her. Continue reading
It’s here! The day when you can purchase a copy of The Ferryman’s Apprentice of your very own!
I won’t make this too long — there’s only so many ways you can say “yay! I’m giving you an opportunity to spend money!” before you start sounding demanding and/or unreasonable. So quick reminder: This doesn’t mean I’m taking down the free chapters online, this is just for folks who don’t like the website way of reading things.
If you like what I do but you don’t want a copy yourself, as always, you can throw a few bucks my way on Patreon, or just tell a friend that there’s an awesome story floating around the Intertubes.
Hey all! Quick update because things do sometimes go in my favour!
New date when you can purchase The Ferryman’s Apprentice Part One as an e-book or a print book is the 6th of June!
Reiterating: This doesn’t mean you can’t read the online version for free anymore. This is just for those who want to own a copy, or (yes I’m an optimist, I’m aware) would like to contribute to my eventual writing career. The full text of The Ferryman’s Apprentice will always be available for free as long as this website is up and running.
Regular bloggy thought will return soon, and expect a new chapter of The Ferryman’s Apprentice Season 3 this Monday!
I’m sure you all know how this works by now, but I didn’t get any ideas for a third buffer section, so you get this instead.
Season 3 of The Ferryman’s Apprentice starts next Monday.
If you have friends who might like the story, now’s a good time to get them into it, so they can catch up before the new content starts! [/shameless plug].
Hope that the long-time readers are interested in seeing what happens next! I know I had fun trying to write this next season!