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 it hits me. I’m afraid. Afraid of failing in making this world as believable (even… Continue reading The Problem of Starting a New World
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 Aeon is helping a lot (especially since I’m planning various novels, short stories, and novellas… Continue reading How I Write Worldbuilding Notes
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 (Book 1) Role in Story: Main Character Occupation: Ruon Healer, on her way to becoming… Continue reading Character Sheet: Selena Tellah, the Ruon Chronicles
There are also as many ways of making character sheets as there are ways of writing.
Here is some information about the Knowledge Stones which come to play such an integral role in the Ruon Chronicles.
One of the characters in the novel Porselein is in a type of asylum – which leads me to research the topic (seeing as what I already know is probably just enough to let me get it completely wrong).
Written for Microcosms, this story was quite a fun one to write. Not quite unicorns and rainbows, though… For those who missed yesterday’s post, I’m giving the story first and the “behind the scenes” afterwards. Fiction: The Book of Damnation Welstandsuitsig Abbey had been built upon a tall pinnacle. Waking and sleeping in shifts, they… Continue reading Behind the fiction: The Book of Damnation
So what does the rewrite mean? Well...
The exorcist arrived two hours late.
“You know how they are,” Josephine said, wiping her hands on her apron. “And they don’t care about what happens in the small towns.”
Well, May and June turned out to be very good months when it came to publication! Publications My short story, “Pandjieswinkelgoed”, appeared in the 22 June 2018 issue of Vrouekeur and this was the first print magazine short story that I’ve sold. Huzzah! I now also have two article on The Mighty under my belt… Continue reading Writing update: June 2018, part 2