2022

The Veil
Beat, Scene, Chapter
Back West for Winter
NaNoWriMo
Another Tack
Some Real Work
Outlines and Details
Taxing Work
Focused Writing
Upgraded Web Pages
Character Design, Revised
Inspiration

2021

Speculative and Bespoke Work
East Coast “Home”
2021 Eastbound — Boom
FindMeSpot
The 2021 Crossings
Moving Day
The Road Calls
The Time Crunch
Non-Fiction Progress (Feb)
Co-Author Big Sigh

2020

Non-Fiction Progress (Dec)
Horror
Aspirations
Restructuring
An Important Lesson
The Ancillary Texts
Home Again
Almost Ready
Once Isn’t Enough
That Got Complicated
Second Editions
COVID-19
Geology
Saving Some Notes

2019

Word Count
Not Stalled — Exactly
Voice
Gut-Wrenching
More Querying
Drama and Character Arc
Structure
Character Design
Editing and Beta Readers
Going Nowhere
Critical Reading
Foreshadowing
Points of View
Work Time
MC Parallels
The Size Problem
Empires and Kingdoms
The Return
Prepared for Departure
Drat — Wrong Computer
The ABC’s of Querying
Book V — A Glimpse
Five Movies
Timeline vs. Flashbacks
Two Sentences
Opening Action
Advice
Query Shark
The Red Knight’s Marginal Victories

2018

Scope of Action
The Map
Moving Forward
Minor Bad Guy Conundrum
Outlining vs. an Alternative
Querying
The Trailer View
Grimdark
Verbal Tics
Pressure
Dropping the F-Bomb
Non-Fiction Interruption
Best Rejection So Far
An Improvement
A mcGuffin Epiphany
What a Mistake
A Sad/Happy Thought
The Damaged Hero
Pre-Final Drafts
World History, Part II
World History, Part I
Inspired By
What’s at Stake?
Approaches to World-Building
Drake and McTrowell
Chop That Out, Too
And then the murders began
The Agent Search
Randomness and Inspiration
Backstory
Time, Focus, Intention, Love

2017

Personification
Gritty, Detailed, Immersive
Over-Engineering
The Debut Novel Problem
Place Names
Gritty and Detailed
Character Details
Second Edition
One Too Many Monsters
Revisions and Rethinking
Social Media
The Dungeon Issue
Tools and Outlines
Dreaming of my Characters
Drafts and Read-Aloud
Hero’s Journey
Vacation Writing
Marketing
The Luxury of Time
Outlines and Tyranny