It has been hard to write author updates for the blog, with the last one being in the spring. Times have been rough. I lost my father in the first week of January, and my wife lost her dad at the end of May. Besides our fathers, three friends, two aunts, and an uncle have... Continue Reading →
The Burus Mapping Project started back in 2016. I crafted the setting’s basics in an essay and subsequent written notes a few years prior, but aside from a quick and now lost sketch, I’d never attempted to make a map. The project would soon become stalled, but before being shelved I produced a basic outline... Continue Reading →
This March I revisited my worldbuilding lore for Burus, a fantasy setting I started writing stories about in 2014. It’s part of preparing my Burus stories for upcoming publication, and in doing so I discovered that my background material and notes are a mess. They started as an essay outlining the five major kingdoms of... Continue Reading →
I’ve been thinking about the cyclical nature of lore this week. About how old stories give rise to new ones long after their initial release. I have a side idea I’ve been fleshing out that takes its themes from Transformers, G.I. Joe and a few other 1980s sci-fi toylines and their media. My concept is... Continue Reading →
Aethereal Updates: A sometimes weekly writing check-in where I detail my latest goings-on and authorly shenanigans.