I’m sitting here now, struggling to re-acquaint myself with my keyboard. Not in the way like I’ve forgotten where the keys are placed - I’ve spent nearly every day of my life in front of a computer in one place or another, for one reason or another. But in the way that old friends who … Continue reading My Life’s Love Letter
"Look, I really feel like you should re-evaluate some of your choices here. First of all, you're following a thirteen-year-old boy - what did you think was going to happen? Second of all, if that boy finds out that you let us beat you, and drag you away from your post, how do you think … Continue reading Runaway
No one likes knowing they’ve been unsuccessful - it’s unattractive and throws up mental barriers like nobody’s business. Against such foes, “You need failure to grow!” feels like a rusty sword.
This year is getting away from me, and somehow despite that I’m always keenly aware of April. My year does not run January to December, it runs April to April - the closing and beginning of new cycles. There are days quickly approaching that I count down to all year, caught in pointless thoughts and … Continue reading April’s New Year
Over the past few weeks I've been working on creating a master worldbuilding worksheet. It's taken so long because the list is so extensive - I hope to have it ready for both you and me in the coming weeks, but it occurred to me this morning as I began worldbuilding for a new story … Continue reading WorldBuilding: New World Essentials
"Wait for me under the third lamppost," he begged her. "I'll meet you there at midnight and we'll start a new life. Just you and me." He was late, bruised ribs trying to cripple him, but he was there. She just wasn't. The minutes ticked by, etched into his soul like the cuts were on … Continue reading Shouldn’t Have Waited