As an aspiring fiction writer, all my plans are — by definition — aspirational.

They’re good ideas until they’re swatted away by something else.

About a year ago, I set aside fiction for non-fiction.


I’m having a lot of fun restructuring The Forge into discrete 5-step beats. Some of these suffer from haphazard glides from one beat into another. This leads to too many characters with too many things to say. …

An Important Lesson

Useful advice from Brent Weeks:

Item 3 — shorter books published more often — is advice that’s maybe good and maybe bad. I’m fascinated.

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