Robert McKay: Blog

Back to Robert McKay's Blog
January 14, 2013
Posted at 2:38 pm
 

*High Flight*

Today I began posting a new story, High Flight. The synopsis I've put with it is as good as anything I could put here, so I won't repeat myself. I do want to mention, though, that as I wrote the story I realized that a lot of terminology that to me is normal, because I was in the Air Force and have maintained an interest in that service, is foreign to civilians. I had a choice - I could insert bulky explanations that didn't actually have to do with the story, I could write a glossary...or I could use footnotes. I decided on the last alternative, because that's what I prefer when I'm reading something that has a lot of terms that I don't know (or it's what I would prefer, but I've never found a novel that did it). Whether the notes will come through on the site I don't know. If they don't, let me know (and I'll try to remember to check something during the week), and I'll rush together a glossary. :)