The end of Manuscript: Beta of The Warden of Everfeld: Memento is nigh, and my characters (most of them) just survived a battle scene that ended as abruptly as it began. Continue reading 4 Ways to Write an Exciting Action Scene
Revising The Warden of Everfeld: Memento has changed the way I think about stories.
During my discovery/first draft process, I mainly thought of world-building in terms of how it affected my direct story. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: Crunch Month Continues
Imagine there’s a 500-word chunk of your story that you crafted, carefully shaping it to flow with the rest of the chapter and fit into your story’s themes. It may have taken you 15 or 20 minutes to write that section, read over it, make adjustments to wording or style, and move on to the next section.
But then something changes. Continue reading 3 Reasons You Have to Cut That Scene
Manuscript: Beta for The Warden of Everfeld: Memento has started off well, albeit not as smoothly as I had hoped. Only 8,000 words into my second draft, my writer’s feels this week have run the gamut from soaring over-confidence to sinking self-loathing.
I believe this is the quintessential curse of the writer. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: What are the Stakes?
If you died in this moment,
I would rejoice as the lights
Of the ambulance left my view. Continue reading Misplaced Missive #27 – Like You
Waves charge like armies,
Swarming over rocks – hold fast!
A cyclical siege.