I’m currently looking at Amazon’s policy on hyperlinks, and wondering if linking stuff like the fanfic Continue reading
I got the paperback draft down to an exact number of pages now, so I could buy the cover for Gateway to Fiction.
(A long but not exhaustive list of steps.)
Research idea. Continue reading
It’s not as easy as it looks.
Maps often have markings of “dead end” or “no exit” or even “here be dragons”. Continue reading
Sometimes you want to write a story that’s all action and adventure, your reader pulled happily from one feat of derring-do and Evil Overlord deathtrap escape to the next. In media res is perfect for that. But what if your focus is more on the world and the people who make their lives in it, for better or worse? Continue reading
Growing up with old books is like growing up with old music. You end up with preferences that may not sort to modern classifications of taste. The overarching category of fantastic fiction predates the modern bookshelf split between fantasy, SF, and horror by several decades, Continue reading
Count Taka and the Vampire Brides is now up on Etsy! Continue reading
Yesterday mostly vanished into the depths of dealing with bureaucracies, plural, so here’s an update on the Worldbuilding rough draft progress. Continue reading
Yes, my plotbunnies are careening into and out of ideas like spiders given caffeine. The past month has been… extremely stressful, even by my standards. So given the choice between banging my head against the wall and not writing anything, or jumping into new (or, as in Whispers, much older) stuff and getting something written each day, I’m taking the writing option. Even if that means leaving some current works-in-progress to sit until I’m feeling a little less, “oh man, lawyers and more Federal paperwork around every corner.”
(I now know how to order official death certificates. Which are needed for all kinds of paperwork. This is not something I ever wanted to know.)
So. Currently the plotbunnies want colorful! Fantastic! Awesome powers! World-shaking magic! Continue reading
Heard someone cracking up, turned out they’d been put on hold by Customer Service… and for some reason, the hold music was, “That Don’t Impress Me Much”. Continue reading