NaNoWriMo 2018

I’m trying out my first NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), which typically challenges new, would-be authors to write a complete first draft of a novel that’s 50,000 words long in the 30 days of November. Ever since I heard of…

June Status: Rights of Use

It’s been five months since the last status post. Since then, I’ve: started a publishing company (www.astrainvicta.com) gotten rights back for Rights of Use started a mailing list commissioned cover art from the immensely talented Mallory Rock of Rock Solid…

Reflections on Becoming a Host

How weird is it to experience another intellect? There’s nothing like it. It’s confusing, it’s busy and chaotic and overwhelming. There’s confusion, revulsion, denial, anger. There’s a drive to escape or strike out, but you can’t. It’s under your skin. You can’t run from it, and you can’t hurt it. It just is. It has to be.

Status

85k/100k

For those out there following my progress, thank you for your interest! Here’s the scoop: my week off work didn’t help much (subjectively). I’m still plugging away as much as my discipline allows. Current analysis shows 21 scenes left at…

Revisions

If you have to write a million words of crap, why not do it all on one book? (This is a terrible idea. You’ll get sick of the book and not have a broad variety of writing experience. Trust me.…