Running with the Fire Thief

What do you do when after a long day of work, it’s pouring outside and you are stuck without an umbrella, no taxis to be had for love or money? After some hair pulling and staring into space, Rizou came up with this:

ame ga futte

Weather woes and sudden inspiration aside, I have just picked up The Fire Thief by Terry Deary- which has further convinced me that good and concise fiction seems to be increasingly found in the Young People’s and Chidren’s sections. It’s an alternative take on the story of Prometheus. And without giving too much away, it might be the push I need to start on my next story.. time will tell.