Month: April 2017

60,000 Words Milestone Achieved

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‘The Hobbit’, Worn and Loved

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50k Words Milestone!

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] I’ll likely hit 50,000 words on my sequel to “99 Days” during my next writing session. It feels good. I still have no idea what the book will be called. I may not have any idea until after the...

Bingo! Blog Page Problem Solved

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” use_custom_gutter=”off” custom_padding=”1px|||” allow_player_pause=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” make_equal=”off” parallax_1=”off” parallax_method_1=”off”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] This has been vexing me for months. The site-building software I use is called Divi, from the company Elegant Themes. It’s been great stuff, except for one thing:...

Sanderson, Tyler, McMurtry: 3 Writers Worth Reading

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” transparent_background=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” custom_padding=”1px|||” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” make_equal=”off” use_custom_gutter=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] All writers are readers, too (or at least they all should be). And although I write primarily in the epic fantasy realm, I read in all genres. Here...