Avena Sativa… and a few other things.

"Avena Sativa"... it means - greetings in a non-human language? Character name for a mouthy half-human, half-elf archer? Capitol city in a mystical land? Nah... it's actually the Latin name for 'oat extract'. I read it on my shampoo bottle and thought 'wow, that sounds cool'! So, why am I talking about the soothing ingredients … Continue reading Avena Sativa… and a few other things.

Unfocused

Long weekend Monday here and I'm feeling pretty unfocused at the moment. After receiving some wonderful feedback on The Armageddon Showdown Book 1, Guns of Perdition, I now have some (more) editing and revising to do. I also have Book 2 WIP to continue writing (which is stalled at chapter eight), plus I've kind of … Continue reading Unfocused

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