Establishing Monthly Map Goals

The more time I spend writing Ontyre stories the less I seem to know about our world. I suppose that makes sense. I am the leading expert on the World Continue Reading →

Kitty-Proof Christmas Tree

Dearest Santa, you with your reindeer wiles, you know not of real challenges and holiday trials. Plan, you might delivering gifts with glee, but you’ve not designed the kitty-proof Christmas Continue Reading →

Other Worlds

Other worlds, other places. Other creatures, other races. Dragons and elves, or all things magic, yet most gripping are character’s lives. Spells cast, powers summoned, and still what matters is Continue Reading →

4 NaNos by Their Numbers and Lessons

NaNoWriMo is a week behind us now so I’m taking a last look back. Way back. Me and NaNo, we have something of a history, which NaNo often reminded me Continue Reading →

Short Storying My Way Out of My 4th NaNoWriMo

One more day of NaNoWriMo remains. I’m exhausted‚ yet I’ll be sad to see it go. I ache, literally, but it’s been the most successful of my four, eclipsing even Continue Reading →

Working Together: Outlines and Inspiration

I’m a firm believer you can create some form of outline for your novel and still follow inspiration. It’s happened for me before, but never to the extent it happened Continue Reading →