The Time has Come!

Stuart Aken

I wrote it last year. Started the long, and somewhat convoluted, process of editing, both as self-editor initially and then with my publisher’s editors, early this year. We now have a launch date for my latest novel. So, I suppose I’d better let you all know what it’s called, especially now this information was released in yesterday’s post on my writing group’s website. There’s a lovely profile of me on there (not written by me), which you can reach by clicking this word.

So, what’s the title?

Well, I think the accompanying picture here might be a bit of a giveaway. So, the astute among you (and, let’s face it, all my readers are astute, are they not?) will have concluded the new book is titled ‘An Excess Of…’ That ellipsis is an essential component of said title. The phrase comes from James Boswell in his ‘Life of Samuel…

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Today’s Pictures: 15 Apr 21

Stuart Aken

‘One does not sell the earth upon which the people walk.’
Crazy Horse (Ta-Sunko-Witko)

Daily shots from our walks in the local forest will continue here for a little while longer. And I’m adding another from my collection of pictures to show more of the world and its wonders. I may replace this series with a series of single pictures from my files, once it has run its course.
If shared on social media, more people will be able to enjoy the natural beauty of our world, so please do that if you can. Thank you. We might also restore a bit of love and respect for nature and help slow the damage we’ve inflicted on our world.

All photographs here are my own, unless otherwise credited. More of my pictures can be found here. And a small sample of my work…

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