Writing Fantasy: Big Decisions

I hope you all enjoyed the mess of guest authors these past weeks: Michael R. Baker, Megan, A. M. Deese, Steven A. Guglich, R. E. Fisher, and Melody Greene. Now it's MY turn again! This week, I want to talk about BIG DECISIONS while writing, and specifically while writing fantasy. To keep a bit of … Continue reading Writing Fantasy: Big Decisions

Guest Post: R. E. Fisher: World Building for the Author who suffers with being A/R

Hello again friends and welcome back to my fantasy guest post series!  This week I'm so excited to introduce you to my writer friend, Richard, whose books I have seen from the earliest, roughest drafts all the way to the published end product. We've had brainstorming sessions via messenger, discussions on pros and cons of … Continue reading Guest Post: R. E. Fisher: World Building for the Author who suffers with being A/R

Guest Post: Steven A. Guglich: Culture Shock… A World Building Story Element

Here is yet another online writing group friend of mine who ALSO lives in North Dakota! He's the closest I've come to a writing neighbor, even though we basically live on opposite ends of the state. Someday, I hope to meet in person, but for now, the internet will have to do.  First and foremost, … Continue reading Guest Post: Steven A. Guglich: Culture Shock… A World Building Story Element

Guest Post: Author Michael R. Baker on Worldbuilding

I am SOOOOO excited to share the wisdom of writers in my circle with you!  My fellow writer and friend Michael Baker, who is also a published author, has so graciously agreed to share some of his worldbuilding knowledge with us all. I met Michael a few years ago now through a fantasy writers facebook … Continue reading Guest Post: Author Michael R. Baker on Worldbuilding

NaNoWriMo: 1 week update

Hey Everybody! One week of NaNoWriMo is over already! I've been disciplining myself to write every day, and as of yesterday, I am entirely caught up with the recommended word count in order to win NaNo, which if you don't remember, is achieving 50,000 words. I tipped over 11,000 words yesterday and these are some … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: 1 week update