Camp NaNo Excerpt: The Aperture

So, in keeping with taking a vacation of sorts from the blog, I’m leaning heavily on a first draft excerpt again this week. Well, it’s a vacation if you don’t Continue Reading →

Another Camp NaNoWriMo Excerpt

I’m a poor (at best) swimmer and this month I’m swimming upstream during Camp NaNoWriMo trying to complete an entire draft in thirty-one days. That’s right, I’m not talking about Continue Reading →

Three Eagles

Three eagles against a sky so blue that no other can match the hue —except, maybe, blues at midnight when ideas are born. Soar. Skim the currents and reach for Continue Reading →

Healthy Synapses

Construction, destruction. The past that was, becomes today’s imagination, a reminder that there’s always change. Streets blocked, patched, and lined, the quick way of yesterday has become warning signs. Routine Continue Reading →

World Building Chat

And now for something completely different… Okay, not completely, but different. Leading up to Camp NaNoWriMo I recently led a chat on Twitter concerning world building and made slides for Continue Reading →

Deflating Anxiety

Anxiety! Over-inflated balloon one minute, collapsed the next, and somehow there’s still no oxygen. Pacing, wringing hands, gasping, vision darting, chills running hot, but you note them not… you’re too Continue Reading →