library is one of the largest rooms in the
castle, with row after row of shelves all
overflowing with books. Comfortable chairs,
couches, and small tables are scattered around,
though they always seem to be in danger of being
assimilated by the shelves.
Books are a large part of my life; I read
compulsively, and have for as long as I can
remember. Iíve heard people worry that the
popularity of the Internet and the appearance of
e-books might lead to the demise of the paper
book, but so far I havenít seen any sign that
thatís the case. However, html - and other, more
arcane ways of delivering information - offer
intriguing new possibilities for storytelling.
Some are already being explored, and some (as
far as I know) are not.
Consider, for example, the following:
Tedís Caving Page (warning: popups)
I will be experimenting with alternate
storytelling formats of my own, in the
ďExperimentalĒ section of the library. Some of
my old short stories will go in the ďShortĒ
shelves, and there will be room for
Essays, and information about my
Novels as well.
If the mood takes me, I may also include an
account of my long and tiresome quest to get my
work published - likely that will go in the
Rants and Essays section. Finally, there is the
Canon: my list of suggested readings.
Take your time, and enjoy.
is always welcome.
Books from the shelves: