Category Archives: world building

When Characters Talk Back

It’s a known issue I like to work on multiple stories at any given time. What should be inherently expected from that practice is some of those stories fall through the cracks for unfortunate amounts of time…which means some of … Continue reading

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Charactericticism

Not wanting all my characters to ‘sound’ like each other is always a challenge worth accepting. And, because I also do not want the entire cast of my stories coming across as behavioral clones of me, I make the effort … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo July 2018 – The Behind Schedule Halftime Report

Wow. When it comes to Camp NaNoWriMo this summer, even my halftime report is behind schedule. This halftime report is simple: my word count is so far off pace. And I’m not even the least bit concerned about it. Weird, … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo July 2018 – As Intended

Looking at my Camp NaNoWriMo word count so far, I see I’m over 2,500 words behind schedule. Already? I haven’t even made it through the first week! This just in…this might be my absolute worst NaNoWriMo start ever. And it … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo July 2018 – Pre-Game Show

Welcome to the July 2018 Camp NaNoWriMo pre-game show! I last participated in the realm of NaNoWriMo this past November, working out a good chunk of my novel, Battle of Fort Cappello. When I closed the notebook on November 30, … Continue reading

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Investment Work

Every once in a while, I like to take a few minutes to tabulate how will I am doing towards my writing pursuits…am I performing deeds that lead to new ideas and finished works, or am I moving towards nothing … Continue reading

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Stuff That Just Happens To Be Happening

I finally got a rejection email from an online publisher for a flash fiction story I submitted to them over two years ago. It’s a good thing I was working on other stories during that time. I always make time … Continue reading

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