When is a 1st Draft a 1st Draft?

I don’t write a writer advice column. An expert I am not. What I am is a writer exploring a fantasy world and working to perfect my process. That process, Continue Reading →

Dancing in Colors

One for artists… for the life surging in the veins. Dancing in colors, vivid always, but not the same. Escaping noire and mysteries telling lies. Becoming fantasy, a life so Continue Reading →

A Draft’s Wondrous Surprises

I must actually be getting somewhere with this whole writing thing. Not only can I be self-critical, but I’m okay with the self-criticism. In fact, it’s constructive self-criticism. When I Continue Reading →

One View of Hard Work

I’m competitive when it comes to CampNaNoWriMo. I love running up numbers, earning badges/certificates, and, of course, winning. All the NaNo perks. I also love my fellow campers/writers working towards Continue Reading →

Maps! Maps! Maps!

Maps. They’re sometimes artifacts, often art, hopefully tools, and all wrapped in a bit of magic. They’re a fantasy writers friend, but too often cursed to the point of phobia. Continue Reading →

Short Reads, Feisty Females & Misguided Beliefs – Guest: Madeleine D’Este

*I’m honored to introduce my first ever guest blogger, Madeleine D’Este. She’s here to talk about her latest steampunk novella and provide us all with a little insight into her writing Continue Reading →