The Evolving Magic System

My new fantasy world building law of magic? No matter the genre, level of societal or technological advancement—it should work. When I first developed my fantasy world my intention was Continue Reading →

Diversifying the Collective Mind

A collective mind searching for ideas. Contrast, not a limitation, a starting point for imagination. More color, more texture, more tone. Filling spaces, a sea of faces, a room of Continue Reading →

The Other Sense

Lies. She turned away. Eyes closed, she closed her mind. Too late. Too late for denials when intuition hears tension where it shouldn’t be. Lies. Clearer than the space between Continue Reading →

An Unconventional NaNo Project?

I know it’s still six weeks away, but NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is already on my mind. That might have something to do with the sudden switch from hot, Continue Reading →

Knee-Deep in Retreat

Last week I blogged about Extreme Weather and how that which is most adaptable to global warming is bacteria. And then the last week happened and I’m just a bit Continue Reading →

A Bucket Full of Stars

Time adjourns. Drums long sounding, sounding still, but slower. The energy within straining to release, to burst its bounds, explore the universe. Seeking room for a mind’s freedom, freedom from Continue Reading →

These Islands We Flee

The yesterday before tomorrow turned before our eyes. Look away, look away. Wheels grinding in a symphony …escape gone before it was ours. Remembered heartbreak, real forever. Memories imprinted while Continue Reading →