FOR PUBLICATION IN 2019:

— An All-Ages Novella —


Famous amongst the locals in this bygone age of fireplaces and flues, soft-hearted Sootwork and hard-nosed Mauzi ...living legends of folklore... together run a thriving charity in the black and a struggling business in the red.


This finished all-ages illustrated novella awaits publication in 2019. In the meanwhile, various bits of what-have-you and a sizable excerpt are presented below:



Meet the proprietors...

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preliminary and/or prefatory nature.