Hey, so I got bored and wrote a lil' poem that made me laugh. That may be the exhaustion talking though, because, as I've said before, I am terrible at writing poetry, because, novelist and all that. Anyway, here you go! What am I? A fabler? A riddler? A truth-telling liar? - A fibber? A … Continue reading What am I?
I wrote this poem a while ago, though many would argue it's not really a poem, or it's a really bad poem because I can't stick to a single style or follow poetic rules, but you know, I'm a novelist, not a poet. Anyway, I thought I'd finally share it, so here it is, A … Continue reading A Walk with Darkness
World-building is one of the cornerstones of successful fantasy writing. It sets the groundwork for your characters, your setting; your story as a whole. It enables the reader to fully engage with the story. In this, world-building isn’t purely about creating a planet or setting, but determining the politics and beliefs of the people, and … Continue reading World building
Note: this blog is purely satirical. Ownership of authors is frowned upon as they may bite. So you want an author and aren't sure whether you're ready? You want to make an informed decision before diving in? Well, here's everything you need to know about caring for your author. Authors make for fine pets but … Continue reading How to care for your author: a guide
I’m not much of a blogger. I’ve never journaled. I tried to do one of those ‘sketch a day’ things once, and even that stopped after about a week. No, I’m not overly interested in diarising my life and achievements. It’s not something that has ever appealed to me, but sometimes my mind wanders off … Continue reading The stages of writing, as experienced by me.