One Tree Hill 1×02 – ‘The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most’
It’s been about a decade since I first watched One Tree Hill. The main characters ranged from shallow donkeys to deep, moral artists, you know, once you looked past their knee-jerk reactions to all the crazy drama. The art may have varied, but… integrity was at the heart – in their hearts and in their actions. They faltered and fell, and then, rose up from the ashes of their mistakes. I’m trying to do the same. The following quote struck a chord with me and I thought to share it with you folks: Continue reading What I’m (Re)Watching Weekend Note
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
Life has been busy since we bought our house. Most of my weekends and spare evenings have been spent sanding, painting, talking with repair pros, or demolishing moldy cabinets in the cellar.
Fortunately, real progress is being made on our house, and we’re on our way to moving in in the next month or so. I’ll post some photos soon. Continue reading Friday Actual Write-Day
And aside from writing, that is what has taken up my week… and the last several weeks. Continue reading We Bought a F*ckin’ House
I was 12 when Hybrid Theory came out, and I remember listening to it on my walkman in my room until I knew all of the words to every song. I fondly remember it as the soundtrack to my life ages 12-13.
I’m not going to write a post about Chester Bennington. Jessie pretty well covered my own feelings on this news yesterday.
RIP Chester Bennington Continue reading Chester Bennington and a Cheap-Feeling Writing Update
I miss studying language. I took French in middle/high school, German in college, and Arabic in college/grad school. The roots and origins of words has always fascinated me, and I will still look up words that catch my fancy. Continue reading And My New Favorite German Word is… Fledermaus!
I’ve been a little too focused on just writing the last few weeks. I forgot for a moment that I was supposed to enjoy the process. The strict deadlines I had imposed on my word counts and finish dates were weighing down the writing itself.
It took an off-hand reminder from the lovely Jessie to remember: love what you write, and write what you love. Continue reading Remember to Write What You Love and Love What You Write
Welp, I’m dumb. I spent the time creating a photo for this post and didn’t bother to upload before publication time yyyeeeeeeeeaaaaah!
Anyway. I like my new update-every-two-weeks so far. It feels fresh now. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: The End is… Outlined
In honor of the premier of Planet Earth II back in March, I wrote a post about the northern region of my fantasy world, Úr’Dan. In that post, I wrote about the Hundred Teeth mountain range and the Uplands that make up the northern portion of this subcontinent.
Planet Earth II was fantastic, by the way. If you have not watched it, you’re missing out on some beautiful cinematography and amazing animals.
Anyway, I thought I would continue my “Exploring Úr’Dan” series by discussing the people who actually live in the Uplands, collectively known as Uplanders. Continue reading Exploring Úr’Dan: Feldings and Uplanders