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- Martine is progressing
on the Castle Project
- The problems with spam
- Shiral is sending
Katherine's pets mystery gifts.
- Nicholas (Katherine's
cat) is alive and well. He was found on Monday!
- Lady Grey, Wrengl's
cat is still missing however =(
- Katherine is about to
snuff Krispin and Marie, in In The King's Service.
- The killing or cruelty
of situations for a character was discussed.
- Katherine got the
Russian covers for QSC and TBP today "great covers!" She
may have them put up on Deryni Destinations.
- Nearly everyone gave
their opinion of Earl Grey, and Lady Grey teas.
- Today was the official
firs meeting of Misspellers anonymous, Martine chaired.
- Katherine's books have
been translated into over 11 languages.
- Katherine told us
about her cruise itinerary
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- Katherine's cruise was
- Katherine has guests
from St. Petersburg.
- Torenthi blue is
actually from Romania
- Katherine explained
what heralds did, and still do today
- Kendi joined us for
the first time! Welcome Kendi!
- Kendi asked "will anything ever be addressed regarding that period of time between Owain's regency and Brion's accension to the throne?"
Katherine answered "I don't know if I'll ever get around to the earlier linking period."
- Katherine would like
to cover 948
- Religious titles in
- Kendi may commit
- Shiral has passed
toying and moved into wrestling with her fiction.
- Camber's spell to
become Alister, and the aging dilemma's thereof.
- The question of Portal
Sickness was raised.
- The concept of portals
has it's inspiration in the Startrek transporters.
- Barticus wanted to
know if Camber becoming Alister would ever become known to later
characters in Gywnedd. Katherine believes it will remain a
- Helenmary has an
"official" Katherine Kurtz room in her house now.
THey have finished remodelling.
- The Histories of King
Kelson are not targets for an author's cut.
- The sales of Deryni
Tales are going well. The publisher is pleased. *yea!*
- The Codex and desire
for, and functioning without, as well as security measures.
- The release date for In
The Kings Service (book one of Childe Morgan Series) has not
yet been determined. Publication is dependent upon Katherine's
finishing the manuscript.
- Katherine will
probably revise the Genetic Essay in the Deryni Chronicles.
- Katherine was
preparing for the lecture cruise this week, and thus didn't
- Araxie may try to
assume limited Haldane powers at some point, however Katherine
pointed out that Haldane powers *are* Deryni.
- Haldane powers,
inheritance, and genetics were speculated over.
- Katherine's cats have
discovered the "kitty door"
- Hygilac's dog recently
went to the summerlands. He will be missed. She now has
a new puppy, a mixed-breed.
- Katherine will be
working on the funerals and other items this week while
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- Martine's Castle
project for Katherine
- Travel to Ireland and
- Katherine is planning
to do more Adept books, however Ace isn't just yet.
- Fans visiting
Katherine at Holybrooke
- Mistyck told us about
her son and his skating!
- Rising in the early
hours of the morning was completely commented upon. ;)
- Mistyck is enjoying
Temple and the Crown
- Laura has been seen,
but didn't make it to today's chat, she's settling into her new
- Katherine got one
character buried; two to go. (Childe Morgan)
- At the moment, Alyce
is sailing into Coroth Bay, taking her sister's (Marie) body home.
- Katherine let us know
that she's been surprised by a character's death.
- Barticus asked
"Will Michon de Courcey bite the big one in this book?"
- JastaElf has Thrandy's
picture up on her fanfiction.net author's page.
- Weather, hurricanes,
cats, and other pets were chatted about.
- Apparently, Martine is
married to a cat.. she's just found out please send kitty toys.
- JastaElf's job woes
were talked over, and woodgies sent by all.
- What a definition of a
woodgie is was added.
- Deryni Archives - The
Zine Issue 18 was exclaimed over. A decided must see!
- Deryni in Beards, and
the effects there of were talked over. Shiral's stove is bubbling.
- Fans computer desktop
- Katherine has enjoyed
her houseguests, even if little writing was done this week.
- Naming children names
inspired by Deryni characters
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- Ward cubes and making
them of different substances (like marizipan)
- Why Katherine &
Scott's cruise was cancelled
- Donal Haldane has six
or so legitimate children. Not all survive childhood.
- Katherine found
writing the Camber Era books easier than the current ones. Mostly
becuase there was a 150 year gap. This tirlogy she has to make sure
continuity to both eras (Camber & Kelson) meshes.
- Birthdays, family size
and anniversaires were talked about
- We were joined by
someone new - DQG_Tensen. Welcome!
- we had our first
annoying spammer in chat.
- We hope that Gamgee's
freind gets better really soon.
- How universal some
words or expressions are across cultures and time.
- Jhalavar will be
offering massages at Darkover this year.
- The possibility of
anyone discovering the Scrolls of Orin in Kelson's time are not good
according to Katherine.
- Katherine won't know
where they're hidden until she writes the Orin/Jodotha book
- Neither Orin or
Jodotha have decendants of their bodies.
- The Camberian Council
of Donal Haldanes time is much less scrupulous than the one in
Kelson's time. They also don't know very much.
- Marie is buried in
Cathedral at Coroth.
- She's now a the point
where Xenia Haldane has been born.
- She'll be working on
Twelfth Night this week. (4 months after Marie's funeral)
- Vera gets courted by
- Kenneth Morgan is
smitten with Alyce
- Jared is actively
looking for a new wife, having been a widower now for a year or two