Posts Categorized: Writing Ruminations

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 »

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 »

Writing Fight Scenes and An Interview

Good morning, dear Readers! No post here on my blog today, but don’t leave just yet, because if you want to read something from me today, you just need to click on the links below! Over at Katy Huth Jones’ site I am being interviewed on the topic of juggling the author life with being a… Read more »