Monthly Archives: December 2012

A world of holidays, Part 2

ShareTweet I’m relieved that I got to write this post.  It’s only 143,994 more days until the next b’ak’tun, so my hope is the Internet gets smarter between now and then. One of the joys/difficulties of creating holidays in fiction … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

ShareTweet Season’s greetings, everyone. As I wait for my in-laws to arrive for dinner and gift opening, I’m writing this blog entry (as it turned out, not even a short one). I can never tell whether that makes me dedicated … Continue reading

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A world of holidays

ShareTweet There are rumors that tomorrow, Dec. 21, is the end of the world.  This post will be in two parts.  If the second fails to show up, well, we know what happened. All of the books we’ve written thus … Continue reading

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Who Are You and What Did You Do with Gandalf?

ShareTweet It could be weeks or longer before I have a chance to see the new movie adaptation of The Hobbit. The reactions I’ve heard so far have been a bit mixed – not terrible-to-amazing mixed so much as okay-to-quite-good … Continue reading

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Resolving the end of the year

ShareTweet The two days off I took resulted in 13,000 words and reaching, nearly, the halfway point of the sequel to Kingmaker. I feel like the arc of the book is a trough between two waves; it starts off with … Continue reading

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Hobbits and Humbugs

ShareTweet A couple months back I joined a book club on Goodreads that exclusively reads and discusses books by dead authors. This includes a lot of classical literature but also some early examples of genre fiction. These people are pretty … Continue reading

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And the holidays ramp up

ShareTweet During NaNoWriMo, I thought it was weird that a month was chosen during which a lot of holiday travel was likely.  I wondered if April might not be better, or June, if we’re sticking to 30-day months.  While travel … Continue reading

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Busy Months Beginning

ShareTweet First off, Onyx Path Publishing recently released The God-Machine Chronicle Anthology, which includes about twenty short stories linked to the World of Darkness line of RPGs. “Prodigal” is my contribution to the collection. You can pick it up in … Continue reading

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