WIP Novel Draft 2 Progress

For me, a novel's 2nd draft is where the work gets done. The first draft is fun -- filled with flights of fancy, expedient shortcuts, and little regard for strict adherence to continuity. Going into [...]

By | June 6th, 2013|Fiction, Writing|Comments Off on WIP Novel Draft 2 Progress

Crossing the 2012 NaNoWriMo Finish Line

Well, I finally did it. I participated in a NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). I'm still trying to evaluate the experience. It was certainly interesting.

By | November 28th, 2012|Fiction, Writing|Comments Off on Crossing the 2012 NaNoWriMo Finish Line

QSS: Could Serees and Bailera Happen?

In Que Será Serees, Seeres shares (or nearly shares) an orbit with its sister world Bailera. Every 201.5-ish Serees/Bailera years, they closely approach each other, switch orbits, and then retreat from each other. I'm sure some have wondered if this is possible.

By | June 21st, 2012|Fiction, Writing|Comments Off on QSS: Could Serees and Bailera Happen?

Dancing With Fanfic

Fan Fiction, or fanfic, is treated as a bit of a dirty word in some circles despite lots of people writing it. I don't think it's a dirty word at all. In fact, a lot of people came to my writing because of the fanfic I've written over the years. Because of that, and because some of the

By | February 19th, 2012|Fiction, Writing|Comments Off on Dancing With Fanfic

Why Did I Write Que Será Serees?

"So tell me—why did you write your book?" This question gets asked with some frequency. It's sort of the less-gauche way of the challenge: "Why should I read your book?" It's really pretty fair. After [...]

By | September 21st, 2011|Fiction, Writing|Comments Off on Why Did I Write Que Será Serees?