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Progress Report: Summer Edition (UPDATED)

Life can get Complicated. (AND IT HAS DONE SO AGAIN) “Complicated” and “Write Book” don’t play well together. (BUT I KEEP AT IT) The guilt of not living up to one’s own expectations—and announced goals—is horrible and by no means helpful, especially when Complicated is being dealt with. Aside from taking many, many work hours to produce,… Continue reading Progress Report: Summer Edition (UPDATED)

Books, Publishing, The Wheel of the Year, Writing

Book Cover: In Progress (part 2)

I've updated the initial post for the cover artwork for The Vale of Silence, but since that was something created over at the previous incarnation of this blog, I thought I'd give the latest front-and-back version of the cover a brand new post. The printed versions always come out darker than expected, so I try to… Continue reading Book Cover: In Progress (part 2)

Books, Opinion, Publishing, The Wheel of the Year, Writing

Genre Musings (more to come) plus Chapter Excerpt: The Stone of Shadows

I have in mind a blog post on the vagaries, necessities, and nuisances of "genre" in writing (or, more particularly, publishing)…but I also need to get a lot of work done on Book 3 today, so that post will have to wait. But I'm excited to have this new blog location, so the temptation to… Continue reading Genre Musings (more to come) plus Chapter Excerpt: The Stone of Shadows