A: You have a problem with bodacious?
D: No, but didn’t it go out of style sometime in the late twentieth century?
A: The time-traveler is worried about going out of style?
D: Well, yes – I’d like to fit in.
A: Fit in? You wear a cloak and carry a big sword and staff for crying out loud.
D: Yes, in your head – but when I was a man-about-town, I always tried to keep abreast of what was fashionable.
D: What was that?
A: You heard me. Popinjay.
D: Is it my fault I cut a fine figure?
A: (Eye roll) No – so are you going to bandy ballads or what, you bodacious bard?
D: You are incorrigible.
A: Indeed – take it away, D!
D: If you read this blog, chances are you’re either A) crazy, B) a fan of the written word, or C) a writer yourself—
A: Do they have to be just one of those things?
D: . . . No – likely they’re all three.
D: In that case, everyone who reads this should be as excited as you and I are to be a part of the Legends of Windemere Blog Tour and Cover Reveal blitz starting November 25. If you would like to feature that truly bodacious scribe, Charles Yallowitz’ third tale in the series, Allure of the Gypsies, head on over to his blog, Legends of Windemere and sign up!
A: Sarah M. Cradit, of . . . And then there was Sarah is also doing a cover reveal for her third book in the House of Crimson and Clover series, The Illusions of Eventide. The reveal is on November 16, so contact Sarah today if you would like to participate.
D: A, why haven’t you watched Game of Thrones yet?
A: Um, that was a quick shift – never hear of transitions, D?
D: . . .
A: Fine. I don’t have cable, and I’m currently blacklisted at the library . . . again.
D: You need to stop doing that.
A: You’re telling me! So no, I haven’t yet indulged in Game of Thrones – why do you ask?
D: Because one of our favorite people, Helena Hann-Basquiat did a wonderful send-up for the Friday Fictioneers.
A: Ah, so it’s Helena’s distinctive voice and knife-edge humor that drew you in, yes?
D: Um. Yes. That’s right.
A: (Eye-roll) Good to know you’re still a guy, D, despite your years.
D: I’m feeling like I should be offended by that.
A: You probably should, but maybe for the sake of brevity, you should let it slide.
D: All right. Just this once.
A: Cheers, D. In other news, There’s a new prompt at the Community Storyboard – check out Julian Froment’s prompt and prose for “Tomorrow.”
D: And the heavens only know if A will actually manage a response to the prompt (lazy wench) but click away below for those who have lent their creativity and prose to the CSB in response to the prompt.
A: You know, I could – there’s always tomorrow…
D: . . .
A: See what I did there, with the—
D: Yes, A. I see.
A: Kill joy.
Well, that’s all for this evening folks – I’ve been a pretty lazy blogger this week. For more outside-world updates, you can catch D and I at Green Embers’ Recommends – we run our shtick on most Fridays and we have some fun ones planned for this Friday. In the meantime, check out GE Recommend’s entertainment reviews – it’s well worth the click!
12 thoughts on “Bodacious bard bandies ballads”
Bodaciously entertaining as always 🙂
Thank you, thank you! 🙂
I think D just loves my .. um… WITS, darling. Thanks for the shout out — glad I could make you laugh.
D is, simply, incorrigible! 🙂
You should get un black listed… Game of Thrones is calling 🙂
I know, right?! If for that reason alone! I get carried away with the library and then bam, I have all these overdue books and the ladies get a little annoyed with me. Nothing is worse than the gimlet eye from a librarian.
Oooh, I’ve never heard the term “gimlet eye”– I googled it. It applies to so many things! Yay for new vocabulary!
🙂 Yay indeed!
Thanks for the bodacious shout out. I still hear that word. It never goes out of style. 😉
I haven’t heard it in forever – I think I need to start saying it more often. Just hearing it in my head makes me smile!
Bring it back to life. 🙂
As the scribe commands! 🙂
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