A Brief Update: The Good, The Bad, and Two Uglies

The Good - my muse has been kind this week. Either my muse, or the nagging compulsion to get Sins of the Lamb out of draft format and into editing stage. Whoever was responsible, I've managed around 3,500 words this week (so far), and hope to sneak that up to 5K by tomorrow. Inspiration behind … Continue reading A Brief Update: The Good, The Bad, and Two Uglies

Weekend Writing – You Win Some, You Lose Some

A bittersweet weekend progress-wise. While I didn't make my intended target (which was to have two complete chapters written for Part II of Book II), I did get an extremely difficult chapter completed. You know those pivotal chapters that setup your whole novel? The ones heavy on exposition where every detail matters? Yeah, well, I … Continue reading Weekend Writing – You Win Some, You Lose Some

The Writing Magic

Why do we write? During the long hours of editing, the critiques and rewrites, the formatting and marketing, we might find ourselves asking this... why the hell do we write? We write for when the Writing Magic happens. As a planster (a plotter AND a panster) I have an outline divided into chapters, each chapter … Continue reading The Writing Magic