Monstrous Compendium Ch2 bit – Advice

“I left the clearers. I couldn’t look at them…. The Black Cats didn’t know what I’d done. They just needed another swordsman.”

“Another – they didn’t know you were a sorcerer?” Stheno demanded, aghast. “Why? How could you even hide it?” Continue reading


Post-NaNo Update: Missing Scenes and Unknown Unknowns

Sometimes you don’t know what you don’t know. Which is one reason having a beta reader – or three, or as many as you can lasso and bribe with chocolate – is critical. More eyes = more chances for someone to say, “Wait, that doesn’t seem right….”

Sometimes what you don’t know is that you’re actually missing a whole scene the reader really, really needs to place what the heck is going on, who are those guys, Continue reading