Tag Archives: world-building

The Plotter’s Paradox

ShareTweet I’ve been hard at work on Kingmaker’s sequel this afternoon and expect to spend a lot more time on it tomorrow, so this entry will be fairly short. I generally consider myself more of a plotter (writes with a … Continue reading

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Breaking the Silence

ShareTweet I could blame it on the significant changes to my day job responsibilities, the huge amount of freelance writing I’ve been doing, the lengthy bedtime routine, my Spanish studies, or the fact that I’m now following more TV shows, … Continue reading

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Post-Apocalyptic Space Opera

ShareTweet We finished watching the second season of Defiance last night. Tons of spoilers ahead. I’m not even going to try to beat around the bush about them this time. I must say this show has really grown since its … Continue reading

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Family Feud of Thrones

ShareTweet I’ve been watching the new season of Game of Thrones, which continues to be better than the books, in my opinion. I’m going to try to avoid significant spoilers, but there may be some back-handed references to things in … Continue reading

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Demon, Demons, and Revisions

ShareTweet First off, Demon: The Descent was released into the world yesterday. Maybe it Fell. Maybe it was pushed. I suppose it depends on the story you’re trying to tell. I’ve had a lot of fun doing freelance work for … Continue reading

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A Couple Words on World-Building

ShareTweet The Pithdai Gate is now available pretty much everywhere ebooks are sold, and paperbacks are fully linked on both Barnes & Noble and Amazon. Remember that if you buy the paperback on Amazon you get the Kindle version for … Continue reading

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Food and the Fantasy Novel

ShareTweet It has become something of a tradition in the fantasy genre to lavish great attention on the food characters eat. The plot might concern an epic battle against a world-destroying monster. The heroes might wield powers that move Heaven … Continue reading

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Origin of Farlander magic

ShareTweet Here I was, promising a Saturday post, and I nearly forgot to do so. Luckily, the time exists for me to do this now as opposed to waiting until the evening or tomorrow. Last week, I started talking about … Continue reading

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Near future preview, and magic

ShareTweet I’m very excited — we are very excited — that our next book, Nosamae Ascending, is progressing well.  We had aimed for a release date within spring 2013, but that should be amended to summer.  We are, at the … Continue reading

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Another random week of reading and revising

ShareTweet I’ve had a fairly productive week of writing and editing Nosamae Ascending. Telling you “I wrote/edited X words” is pretty meaningless, but I finished one pretty significant subplot section and edited a second rather important piece. Right now I’m … Continue reading

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