First Draft Hatred

Apparently this isn’t new, but this week as I got to the last of my chapters (I have about 3 left to write) I was hit with full-blown hatred for my story. I am certain its the worst piece of fiction ever penned and should be burned and never see the light of day. It’s […]

First Draft Hatred

Being a Pantser

I just now understand my villains and know what happened to Darmon and Doran and the Cyntae. I have six chapters left. Liz Gilbert has a theory about all of us having a genius that I embrace with all of my heart. She says they are like Dobby the house elf, these geniuses and if […]

Being a Pantser

The Usurping of Dr Who

There is only one 60-year-old character on television. He’s been a staple to British culture and generations of children have looked up to him. I’ve been a Whovian since the reboot with Christopher Eccleston. My gamertag is R1verS0ng. I drive a Mini Cooper CARDIS. It’s bigger on the inside. I carry a sonic screwdriver in […]

The Usurping of Dr Who

Crucibles

I wanna cuss. A lot. I try actively not to cuss, so this is a problem. I’m gonna sort through my big issue here. I’ve been broiling, stewing over it for 5 days. Wasting time. Okay so there are different elements I need to make sure are in my story. And looking at it, I […]

Crucibles

Flash Fiction for the Thorn Guy

I dashed off an entry for That Thorn Guy’s contest. Here it is. It’s called “Baptism” Day broke when he stabbed my heart. Ritual sin cleansed by pain, my life leaked from that wound. I suddenly believed in ancient medicine. You could be bled to health. He vomited. It splattered on my black duster and […]

Flash Fiction for the Thorn Guy

Inspiration

I do a lot of research and looking at photos to write description. I got to read a lot of fun tweets during #CampNanoAdvice today and discovered that I’m not alone there. I’m also a developer and designer so I thought I might share tools you other writers would enjoy using. DuckDuckGo is actually my […]

Inspiration