I recently Tweeted one of my Updates, which went:
"Regarding the disappearance of Le Prince: one of the biggest clues has been hiding in plain sight for over 85 years....."
I received a reply which I took to be a question (the entire message consisted of just four question marks). My own response to that was this, which I thought I should post here too:
"All who have studied Le Prince…
There now follows a brief update the size of a tweet!:
Regarding the disappearance of Le Prince: one of the biggest clues has been hiding in plain sight for over 85 years.....
I'm lucky enough to have more people to thank for their pledges, and although progress might seem slow, things are ticking along and I will be pitching 'The Shadow Traps' at the 'Margate Bookie' literary festival in August, with other events in the pipeline as well. So without fruther ado, a heart-felt 'thank you' to:
One of the things that has always struck me about Le Prince: so many of his contemporaries, both real and fictional, have gone on to become such vivid and significant figures in popular culture that it is often hard to tell who was real and who wasn’t – Oscar Wilde; Jack the Ripper; Queen Victoria; Buffalo Bill; Annie Oakley, these and others have themselves appeared in so many plays, novels and…
A quick update to mark the first week of my campaign. I think it's safe to say that it's been a slow start (we're at 1%) - but a start nonetheless, and that is down to nine generous people, so I'd like to say a big thank you to them!
So thank you to: