The content of the present manuscript for The Introduction volume is 1080 pages. Current Bibliography is 470 pages (2899 sources). When the End Notes and Index are complete, that will easily add another 500 pages. In total, it would make sense to break up each of the sixteen volumes into A and B volumes. The A volume would include a Table of Contents, and the Contents itself. The B volume would include an End Notes section, Bibliography of Sources Cited, Bibliography for Further Reading, and a thorough Index
This arrangement divides up the material into two approximately 1000-page volumes. It allows for ease of use in terms of having the A volume open to a particular passage and simultaneously consulting the B volume’s End Notes for the Citations in that passage contained within the A volume. The reverse is also convenient (looking up a topic in the Index, while simultaneously finding the appropriate page in the Contents).
In doing so, this may delay the publication of the first volume, yet again. But we shall see what occurs as time marches on. Until next month’s update, True Believers, Excalibur! 😎
Still stuck in that Mythology Dictionary. Should be done with that soon. Was without a functioning computer for 16 days. New computer is finally configured optimally. I had to move the publishing date for the first book out another year (June 2024). Reality has become too weird. I will update next month. Until then, True Believers, Excalibur! 😎
Still immersed in that Mythology Dictionary from two months ago. I may indeed have to add another year to the publishing schedule (Introduction volume being published in June 2024 instead of how it is presently listed on the website as June 2023). We shall see how things go after the first of the year. Until next month, True Believers, Excalibur! 😎
Have been a bit stalled in the Grand Bibliography. Fleshing out a Mythology Dictionary as part of the Bibliography. Have also been editing the main page at http://www.CircleOfLogres.com
At the 1865th source out of 2901. October will be productive in terms of getting through the remainder of the Grand Bibliography. Until the next update, True Believers, Excalibur! 😎
Currently at source 2034 out of 2895. I will know more by year’s end if I need to move the deadline for the release of the Introductory volume. We shall see how things go. So, until next month, True Believers, Excalibur! 😎
It was decided that because the Afterword to The Compendium volume will be not only a capstone to the text itself, it will also be such to the entire Encyclopædia, that three authors were needed to properly encapsulate the content and importance of both The Compendium volume and the whole of the Circle of Logres: Encyclopædia Arthuriana.
Fiona Ingram started her fiction writing career after a family trip with her mom and two young nephews to Egypt for the ‘adventure of a lifetime’ that changed her life. She decided to write a short story for her nephews as a different kind of souvenir of their holiday. The short story turned into a full-length book that turned into an exciting seven-book adventure series. Fiona’s multi-award-winning middle-grade series is sure to get any reluctant young reader to love books. She edits for a top book review company, teaches online novel writing, and is busy writing the next adventure in the series.
Cheryl Carpinello is a retired high school English teacher. After 20+ years of working with students who didn’t like to read, she discovered the topics that inspired those Reluctant Readers to pick up books: Arthurian Legend and stories from the Ancient World. With her Tales & Legends, she inspires Reluctant Young Readers & others to read more and explore the legends of the world.
After teaching French, Latin, and Classical Studies for almost 20 years, Wendy Leighton-Porter’s career took a new direction when she decided to fulfil her ambition of becoming a children’s author. A passion for history inspired her debut writing project – an ambitious 25-part series of Middle-Grade time-travel adventures, Shadows from the Past. Each of the stories is set during periods of history that have always fascinated her, including that of the Dark Ages world of Arthurian legend. Adventure and education always go hand-in-hand in Wendy’s books, which are designed to allow young readers to learn, perhaps without even realising it.
Welcome aboard Fiona, Cheryl, and Wendy!
The Grand Bibliography has 2137 sources now. Eventually, each of the sixteen (16) volumes will have a Bibliography for Cited Sources, and a Bibliography for Further Reading. The manuscript for The Introduction volume is 1282 pages. 😊
Tomorrow (Thursday) is an off day. Until Friday, True Believers, Excalibur! 😎
In my universe, a “mediated” day means it is a work day that is interrupted by those who feel that I can somehow either instantly solve their problem or that I have time to explain (or re-explain) a detailed concept that had already been explained at some earlier date. A work day is a work day for me. Work is first. On my “off” days, anyone who wishes to attempt to monopolise my time has exactly one hour in which to accomplish what you set out to do (family are the only – limited – exceptions). My decompression and relaxation are in some ways more important than the work itself. If I do not have my “health”, then I cannot accomplish the “work”. 😁
With that said, it will not be repeated, only acted upon. Currently made it to 22 April 2018 in my emails. The Grand Bibliography currently stands at 1862 sources. The manuscript is 1256 pages in length. 😀
Tomorrow (Tuesday) is an off day. Until Wednesday, True Believers, Excalibur! 😎
When it is one of my work days, do not be surprised if I do not answer the mobile. Also, do not be surprised if I do not immediately answer a text. Some days are fuller than others. Repeated phoning and/or repeated msging will only cause me to take longer to get to the calls and/or msgs. Nothing is that important that it can’t wait. If it is an emergency, perhaps I am not the one who can help. 😳
All of that being said, I am at 30 May 2018 in my emails (remember, I am going backward in time through them). The Grand Bibliography currently stands at 1788 sources. The manuscript for The Introduction volume is presently at 1248 pages. 😀
Tomorrow (Thursday) is an off day. I refuse to repeat myself from the past concerning how my off days are handled. 😶
Until Friday, True Believers, Excalibur! 😎
In spite of today’s intermittent schedule, I did accomplish a variety of things. To 3 February 2019 in email. Sources are 1573. Pages, 1226.
Going to write three articles this month for the Arthurian Legends blog: Vita Sancti Euflami (Life of Saint Efflam), Vita Sancti Paterni (Life of Saint Padarn), and Vita Sancti Carantoci (Life of Saint Carannog). 😁
Figured out that I am going to have to learn Vedic Sanskrit to thoroughly be able to research the Rigveda, specifically the geography of the text. There is a very odd connection between the river Rasā (rásā रसा) in the Rigveda and the Egyptian Sun God Ra or Re (most accurately pronounced “ray”). It ties into the History volume of Circle of Logres. More on that later.
Tomorrow (Thursday) is an off day. I will be back on Friday.
Until then, True Believers, Excalibur! 😎