If you’ve been following closely, I don’t think it’s any secret that I’ve been having a rough time of writing lately. Slowing down to edit and revise, and the action round times that come with that, has been terribly frustrating. The cracks in the pavement of my resolve have let a lot of sewage leak […]
I am here, as promised. The morning is cold, the fog thick. In a few hours – maybe in only minutes – the sun will burn through and the lake will appear peaceful and inviting. But under the morning mist the water is a solid blackness. A thick, greedy surface that a body could surely […]
As I approach the end of my process on this story, I teeter on the edge of procrastinating indefinitely. I’ve done this before. I’ve written the story over and over again to avoid having to be done with it. I want to publish it, but I am plagued by my desire to make it perfect. […]
Of the six projects I’ve created for the current fiction universe I’m writing within, the Traveler’s Guide has been a particular challenge for me. It began as a reference for myself. To set some information in stone, in a place where I could access it. As a side note, I am very interested for the […]
I have begun the outline to book two of this series. I have also begun notes-as-outline to a separate book, with separate cast, which also takes place in the universe of my book series, which chronologically would follow book two. The first book is an adventure story. The second book would also, if it goes […]
A draft is done. An editor spreads pages across a table. Wields the red pen of potential improvement. Silence hangs in the air, a breath held. Waiting for the soldier to return home, to check him for wounds, to tend them and heal the spirit beneath the skin.