Microfiction

Last week, I gave a purely personal update on how I was doing after a long silence. This week’s check-in is a more nuts and bolts talk about something I write frequently and post a lot of on this blog and elsewhere: Microfiction. I’ve begun a new approach to my weekday microfiction writing. Up to... Continue Reading →

Yes, It Is a Hard Time to Write

I’ve been dealing with a lot since I last posted an author’s update in the middle of May. I’ve been depressed with all that life has thrown at me at once. I’ve been angry. I’ve lost my motivation, and I’ve regained it. But through it all, I have kept writing. Maybe not much by some... Continue Reading →

WIP-it Wednesday: May 25th, 2016

Time for a new weekly writer’s roundup of my works-in-progress and those ready to read! I released the third and final part of The Old Man of the Elder Trees this weekend, and the ending was warmly received and enjoyed. This gave me such a good feeling that I was a lot like the little... Continue Reading →

WIP-it Wednesday: April 20th, 2016

Time for a new weekly writer’s roundup of my works-in-progress and those ready to read! Things have been getting into gear this week as I make more adjustments to writing full-time. There has been a lot of planning and retooling going on. Concurrent with this big change in my life, my wife also started a... Continue Reading →

WIP-it Wednesday: April 13th, 2016

Time for a new weekly writer’s roundup of my works-in-progress and those ready to read! This week has had a number of different challenges for me, most revolving around adjustment, change and preparatory work. As I announced last week, I’ve decided to make a go at writing full-time. It’s an enormous life and work style... Continue Reading →

WIP-it Wednesday: April 6th, 2016

Time for a new weekly writer’s roundup of my works-in-progress and those ready to read! My first chapter of A Contract in Azure and Indigo went live on Aethereal Engines Saturday and was well received! I’m looking forward to seeing how people enjoy it going forward, as each of the remaining three chapters has big... Continue Reading →

New Fantasy Fiction Starts Saturday!

The heroes and villains of A Contract in Azure and Indigo aren’t your typical fantasy archetypes. Far from being wizards or warriors, they’re regular folks whose concerns over the farm outweigh those they have over monsters. But the world, and magic, has a way of intruding sometimes… Until what begins with an air of mystery... Continue Reading →

WIP-it Wednesday: March 30th, 2016

Time for a new weekly writer’s roundup of my works-in-progress and those ready to read! I finished the first draft of The Old Man of the Elder Trees on Saturday morning. Huzzah! Weighing in at seventy-eight hundred words, it gave me the hardest time as I tried to craft its ending. Right up until the... Continue Reading →

WIP-it Wednesday: March 23rd, 2016

Time for a new weekly writer’s roundup of my works-in-progress and those ready to read! With a revised and polished second draft of my novelette A Contract in Azure and Indigo in hand, I shared it with a new reader. Having read the original version of the story, she gave some great feedback.. Particularly her... Continue Reading →

WIP-it Wednesday: March 2nd, 2016

Time for a new weekly writer’s roundup of my works-in-progress and those ready to read! It’s been a better week for my writing and health than last. With a cold in retreat and stiches removed, I received my first feedback on A Contract in Azure and Indigo from one of my alpha readers. Their initial... Continue Reading →

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