So you're back in the real world with a vengeance! That's a difficult thing you're attempting, switching genres - most writers stick with what they're good at or comfortable with. Some have to more or less switch personality in the process, like Ian Banks (or Ian M Banks when he writes sf!). But you should be at home in the French setting - French literature and art is your home-from-home, as I recall... Anyway, be well and above all enjoy yourself!
Hiya Bill! Congrats on your histy FP!! Talk about a surreal day... I have a great article that includes major surrealism, along with comments I added, that I could email to you. Is there an email connection at your website that you look at regularly? Let me know where I can send the article. I think you and "your" dog will like it. And... how ya been?