Hiding the Worldbuilding Iceberg

“I want to elaborate on this tonight after work,” I told Twitter, as I QT’d @PaulJessup sharing Lincoln Michel’s article “Worldbuilding Doesn’t Need to Build Everything.” After my book came out, I learned that worldbuilding is one of my strengths.…

Vinnet Vignette #2c

I highly recommend recapping Vinnet Vignette #2a and #2b before reading the conclusion! Most of these will be episodic, but this one grew a bit. Also, shout out to Zelienople, PA, which is a wonderful and mighty little town. Don’t…

Vinnet Vignette #2a

The following content takes place between Rights of Use and Laws Among Friends. The immediate response to Vinnet Vignette #1 was: ? Nice! Vinnet is quite compassionate here. Was there ever any disharmony or regret on Vinnet’s part arising from…

Vinnet Vignette #1

I’m starting a new blog series of Sarah and Vinnet vignettes that take place between Rights of Use and Laws Among Friends. [SPOILERS AHEAD.] There’s been a book there that has almost happened many times, but the episodic events have…

Aphrodite, Inc. Part I

It’s a simple system: you grant Aphrodite, Inc., access to all your social media accounts. She computes your ideal mate and a date and time for the wedding, usually before you graduate high school. Divorce rates have dropped. Married couples are happier than ever. The system is perfect. Except Dre and Alex were never meant to be matched.