One Night in Cascade is up on Archive of Our Own.
There’s a backstory to this that actually comes from Walking With Dinosaurs. Continue reading
Leatherbound rough draft is at 94K words and counting. I’ve successfully swatted some monsters but tracking down the bad guys is proving elusive. Going to be chewing on that. I know how the story should end; Continue reading
I have uncovered a new pet peeve. Or rather, re-uncovered an old one that I hadn’t had to dust off in a while, outside of things reluctantly read for English classes. Stories written in the present tense. Continue reading
Everybody’s got their weak points when it comes to writing. I’ve got several, but there’s one in specific that always gets me: 3-D motion of bodies in space. Continue reading
I’ve mentioned that sometimes when I can’t write flat out, I turn to making a script of “what comes next” instead. Then I can sometimes flesh that out later into rough draft. Continue reading
I’ve about hit the end of what I had written of The Great Escape. The rest is mostly notes – lots of notes – and some snippets of dialogue. When this fic stalled, it stalled hard. Continue reading
Good versus evil is important, but sometimes the whole “fate of the world is at stake” wears thin from a suspension of disbelief perspective. Sometimes what you have are competing goods, and any realistic world should have situations where people have to hash out what they want to do and why. I’ll lay out a local example. Continue reading