Posts Categorized: Technical Aspects

The End

Last night, I typed “The End” on the manuscript I’ve been working on for the past year! It is an odd feeling, finishing a rough draft. There is a mixture of elation, accomplishment, relief, satisfaction, and happiness… but it also comes with a strange feeling of being at loose ends. Whenever I finish a manuscript, I… Read more »

Turrim Archive Playlist

I don’t always listen to music when I’m writing. I don’t always make pinterest boards for my books, either… which I guess makes me odd as a writer. Sometimes, though, a certain type of music will appeal to me as I sit down to write and I either pop in a CD, or pull up… Read more »

Research and the Things You Learn

It’s amazing how much research can go into writing a book. Especially a fantasy novel. You would almost be inclined to think that fantasy would require less research than other genres, because, after all, the entire world in a fantasy novel is usually completely made-up! And yet, there is a kind of “Old World” sort of… Read more »