Tweaking the World

Tweaking the World

Feb 27

Change is always a good thing and the time has come to make a few alterations to the world. Over the years, I have been tweaking the world a little bit at a time but the time has come for me to add them up and do a major rework. Some of the changes came as a result of necessity to aid with story arcs. Others were done because the directions characters took. The biggest thing you will noticed is...

Writing For Free

Writing For Free

Feb 12

The emergence of Ebooks has created another conundrum for writers, one some thought would never be a real issues. The conundrum involves aspiring new writers and whether they should offer their stories for free. I have seen more and more writers take this path. Just go and hop onto the Amazon or scan Twitter and you will see a plethora of stories available for free. But is it the right decision?...

The World Has Color Don’t Over Saturate It

The World Has Color Don’t Over Saturate It

Jan 29

The job of any writer is to paint a picture for the readers with the words they use but it is not always easy. The problem is there are times when a writer can over saturate their stories to the point where the readers loses interest. I do understand we need to be descriptive with our words. We can not tell the reader that it is raining out or the grass is green. If we put in minimal to no...

It Will Never Be Perfect

It Will Never Be Perfect

Jan 23

No matter how many times writers convince themselves their story is perfect, we need to remind ourselves it will never be perfect. See the problem with trying to be perfect is at some point you are going to set yourself up for failure. This can be hard for a writer to accept. See most of us feel we are always right when it comes to our stories. I am the perfect example of it. Early on I use to...

Planning Doesn’t Always Work

Planning Doesn’t Always Work

Jan 16

Murphy’s Law was strong in our household this week and it took a toll on our technology. What made maters worse is it through a monkey wrench into all of the planning I had put in place to make sure it was a productive week. This past week was a real pain when I had to reset my phone and computer for various reasons. Sure I was not too worried since I have been consistent with backing up my...

Rundown of My 2017 WIP

Rundown of My 2017 WIP

Jan 08

With all of the ideas running through my head, this was the perfect time to peruse my current WIP and decide which ones to focus on. It took me a few days to sort through everything but I finally came up with my list of 2017 WIP to finish and submit this year. Sure I have already share my goals for the coming year, but I wanted to be focused with my writing. By selecting specific stories, it...