Tag Archives: fantasy series

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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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 Moment When I Saved a Novel

I write otherworld fantasy with spells and potions and this month I’m beginning to wonder if I’m under a spell. A good spell. One where the fragmented pieces of my writing begin to come together. Oh how unexpected! Oh how … Continue reading

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Finishing a Series

My inclination is to always follow inspiration. My philosophy when it comes to abiding that belief is to always weigh whether my inspiration will serve my creative purpose in the long term. That doesn’t mean I can’t lie to myself, … Continue reading

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The Major Shift Point

Ah, middles. No, not mine. I really don’t want to talk about my waistline. I’m talking story middles. You know, that place where, if you aren’t careful, the story becomes a wasteland. After all, from the 1st Plot Point to … Continue reading

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Structure Within Structure

Structure within structure. Simple. So then, why is it that sometimes I have to have an out-of-body experience and slap myself to remember what I already know? It began a couple of years ago when faced with developing Riparia’s Bk4. … Continue reading

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