NaNoWriMo 2016

After NaNoWriMo 2016: Moving Forward

It’s time for me to consider what happens with what I wrote for NaNoWriMo 2016.  There are two different projects to consider.  First, there is the background information for Northanger Farm.  This was an exercise to help Christi and me develop what we want to write.  To move forward I have to give Christi whatRead more

I Feel Stabby

One of the big projects I am working on is creating a universe from some very bad fan fiction mashups in my past.   See, much of what I wrote for NaNoWriMo in the first, oh, 10 years, was me writing elements of a story I had in my head, but was primarily my versionRead more

Weekly Reading: Xenocide

I have read 3 of the books in Orson Scott Card’s Ender Wiggin Series.  I enjoyed the first two books, but Xenocide, the third in the series, left me irritated.  Why?  Well, for the same reason my own work can sometimes irritate me: too much explaining.  All that seems to happen in the book is peopleRead more

Weekly Reading: The World of Ice and Fire

I have spent a lot of tv time this summer watching YouTube videos about Game of Thrones.  Not the show, I have HBO for that.  I mean videos recapping episodes, exploring theories, and explaining the history of the universe Martin built.  As I build my own universe for writing a series, I like to seeRead more