A few months ago I set up something that was to be called Seven Lives – a collection of my unpublished stories, seven, all with a cat somewhere, to be treacherously handed to my supporters on Patreon (because it’s good to be my supporters on Patreon ) and then to be grouped in a single volume, to be sold to raise funds for two stray cat shelters.
Arrived at the sixth story, three things happened
- I was told that cats have nine lives, not seven, silly!
- my current job as a ghostwriter overflowed and drowned me
- a global pandemic hit us all
And so my plan for one story a month went hiwire, but only a little – and so the seventh story, which was scheduled for March, came out only today.Continue reading