Writing Wednesday: NaNoWriMo 2014 Prep – A Final Installment

In this last Writing Wednesday before NaNoWriMo begins I think I have finally settled on which story idea that was banging around my head I will attempt to tackle in the upcoming month. I have long been fascinated by steampunk novels, though to be honest I do not understand steam technology as well as I … Continue reading Writing Wednesday: NaNoWriMo 2014 Prep – A Final Installment

NaNoWriMo 2013 prep : On Magic

I have been thinking again about planning a novel, hopefully in preparation for NaNoWriMo this year.  I was successful with NaNoWriMo in 2010, but have not participated since, and I would like to give it a go again this year.  One of the main things I have been working on planning and outlining before writing … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2013 prep : On Magic

On Writing, Magic, and Brandon Sanderson

As I've mentioned before, I recently started a new job.  And as contrary as it may sound, this has actually meant that I have had more time to read.  When I was unemployed and staying at home all day, I found other things that I could do instead of read, but now that I'm at … Continue reading On Writing, Magic, and Brandon Sanderson