I have been writing for most of my life – all of my adult life and some before that. As I’ve said earlier, I’ve finished five novels. I have two I regard as active works in progress. But a quick and dirty survey of my folders found me nine major projects, six of which were… Continue Reading »
Well, the last few weeks have been different. Finished up with the convention I was at, finished moving, and then some personal issues cropped up. Suffice to say, I haven’t been writing much, but I promised a weekly post and I’ve been slacking! So, this week we’re talking about getting published. Let’s be clear: I… Continue Reading »
Move continues, and is almost complete. In lieu of a proper post, here is the first major action sequence from ‘Shadows of Grey Tower’
Due to moving and convention, I will not be putting up a real post this week. In lieu, I have a question I’m looking for various answers on. What sort of visual or idea does ‘steampunk romantic fantasy’ conjure up in your mind?
Barring any actual news, I intend to update this blog once a week, usually on Friday, with thoughts on some aspect of writing that have caught my thought processes over the course of the week.
When I first started writing, I wrote in a way one of my editors (one of my first year university english teachers) described as ‘writing like an engineer.’ I described actions, persons, thoughts and conversations, but I wrote very tersely and often missed vital description. It is a habit I have tried to break myself… Continue Reading »