Or, Do Other People Also Get Imposter Worldbuilder Syndrome? So I’m busy pottering away at Porselein, which is set in a world very much unlike The Ruon Chronicles, and I’m struggling like mad to get anywhere with the worldbuilding when… Read More ›
I’ve touched on how I write worldbuilding notes before, but in the meantime, I’ve also started to use the program Aeon Timeline (not a sponsored mention) to keep the timeline in my longer works, like The Ruon Chronicles, straight. And… Read More ›
Snaps, Scraps and Snippets really is a valuable book! And a lot is packed into its pages.
While the whole of January was a bit all over the place, the last week was just, well, a curveball from start to finish.
Here’s an example of a simple character sheet – although I left out the parts that would be spoilers of the story! Read more about building characters and character sheets here. Selena Tellah — Ruon — Lives at Ruon Haliern… Read More ›
There are also as many ways of making character sheets as there are ways of writing.
‘Memories are nothing less than bits of gold waiting to be mined from the veins of life.’
Cal Newport makes a very good argument that what he calls “deep work”, which is basically work which requires constant concentration and must be done without interruption, is on the decline as distractions like social media become more invasive in almost everyone’s everyday lives.
That said, I have changed the way I manage my time and day quite significantly, not to mention the hours when I work, as I have to keep a steady routine when it comes to going to bed and waking up.
I do have a few main projects that I’ll be working on during the year and these are a radio drama, Porselein, The Knowledge Stones, Grove of Graves, and Charms of Life and Death, The last three of these are part of The Ruon Chronicles.