Category Archives: Main Blog

Pannulus Map

In my efforts to add my major maps to the Map tab I now arrive at Pannulus. I can think of the Tremjara map as my epic achievement. Carrdia, being my first map, has, like its name, become a piece … Continue reading

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Carrdia Map

Here I am again talking about maps and adding another map to my map menu on the WP site. This week it’s Carrdia, the nation at the heart of the continent. This, everyone, is the first map I made for … Continue reading

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Tremjara Map

After over a year I’ve realized that since moving back into my WP site that I never placed maps in the map menu. Whoops. So, it’s time to change that and a good place to start is with the largest … Continue reading

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Beyond the Draft

Here I go again, advocating for revising where, experience has taught me, most of the magic happens. In fact, I use the word editing less often these days because people more often associate that with looking for typos and poor … Continue reading

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I Dream of Fulfillment

It’s a pretty simple statement. I dream of fulfillment. Maybe it’s not on everyone’s mind when they get up in the morning, but it’s on mine. Every—single—morning. That fulfillment is derived from story, of course. Be it drafting, revising, or … Continue reading

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Charting a Better Course

It’s June, summer nears, and I passed a significant anniversary date on May 31st that was the beginning of something big. Yoga. A lot of people take up yoga to some extent or another, but my story also explores the … Continue reading

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Catching-up to My Subconscious

Alas, yes, this is another story about me stumbling and bumbling my way only to realize what I should have known in the first place. I should probably think of myself as the little whirlwind who could. I get things … Continue reading

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The Immeasurable Value of the Companion Creature

The most difficult part about writing this blog post has been keeping it beneath an insane length. I wanted a little fun this week and nothing is more fun than animal companions (sidekicks), especially in fantasy where you can really … Continue reading

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How Writing Self-Therapy Saved Me

It’s interesting how my stories trigger these posts, even when the posts aren’t directly about them. This is a post about how the best therapy I’ve ever received was my own writing and how that led to creating my own … Continue reading

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How Characters Respond

I’m continuing to draft, and doing so for the first time in the month of May. It’s a difficult month for me for a number of reasons and I’m hoping drafting will help. Most important to me at the moment … Continue reading

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