This time, I’ll share the background of creating a character who eventually became more involved with the story than I expected – though, in reality, I probably should’ve seen that coming.Continue reading
It’s been several years since I last visited a ZOO. Back then, I’ve decided the next time I do it, it’ll be in winter to have a bit different perspective. That single condition alone made it a wait of several years, though I was in no rush for that.Continue reading
In January, I’ve listed the reasons I’m leaning towards self-publishing. This time, I’ll share something that could make the decision easier for others, whichever way they choose.
This will NOT be a list of (dis)advantages of each route – there’s a lot on that topic on the internet (though I might return to that should I be asked, or provide a link to those who described that well). Instead, I’ll share how your goals and priorities for your story might affect that decision.Continue reading
After finishing the Teralin Sword series (ending with Soldier Song I read a while ago), I finally got to this book. Despite coming after the Teralin series, the books were released in roughly the same timeframe (through 2017 except Teralin #6) – and I waited with this one until the chronologically first series was complete.Continue reading
Spring might be some time away but I am already thinking of places I’ll want to visit once the snow is gone and the landscape starts blooming. So, as a break between writing-related posts, I’m showing my 5 favorite photos of flowers made in 2018. If you’re in some cold-gripped area while reading this, let’s hope it’ll warm you up.Continue reading
Ever seen the “it’s like [popular author/book]” lines on a blurb? In this post, I’ll talk about those – and why I think they are not good for the writer.Continue reading
I am back with my monthly writing updates. For 2019, I’m leaning towards a small change of leaving them for the actual end of the month instead of around 20th. Anyway, let’s see what I’ve been up to.Continue reading