Remembering old inspiration

Reading through these stories I wrote years ago, I remember the ideas I had, the inspirations that drove me, and the satisfaction of completing the work. Even just remembering it is some motivation to do it again! No one really likes writing. Having written, though, is where it's at. So keep plowing forward, once you …

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In the Water: old stories by me

It's been a long time since I wrote this. I feel like it has been ages and like I haven't been doing much since, even though I know I have. Time is weird like that. Well, it's free again, so I hope some new people will read it, and possibly even comment what you think …

Will the undead ever die?

I for one, am quite tired of this genre. Zombies, vampires, ghosts, and so on. They never go away. Even the current book I'm reading, 'The Girl with all the Gifts', turned out to be a zombie story-- although they put a small twist on it. The story is good in spite of the zombies, …

Motivate your characters clearly

All my posts seem to be about 'Girl with all the Gifts' lately... I'm still enjoying it a lot, but there was one character who was really annoying me, because I couldn't understand anything she did. All her choices seemed insane, and it felt almost like she was there just to move the story along. Her …

2017 EVE

The end of the year has arrived, and I did not complete my goal of publishing two novellas, but! I am on the way to completing a novel instead, which I am feeling very excited about and loving every minute of. I did achieve my goal of blogging more thought stuff, instead of just reviews, …