Worldbuilding The Ruon Chronicles I’m really enjoying returning to the beginning of the world of Airtha-Eyrassa to make sure that everything for The Ruon Chronicles slots into each other perfectly. It’s also forcing me to make sure that the magic systems, etc. are working the way I want them to. For instance, in the next… Continue reading May Update: Worldbuilding, a Ghost Story and Tinnitus
Suddenly pieces that had either been glaring plot holes or which I’d thought of just abandoning fell into place.
Here is some information about the Knowledge Stones which come to play such an integral role in the Ruon Chronicles.
Part of the fun of creating your own secondary world, is that you get to populate it with whatever creatures strike your fancy.
Writing (and finishing) The Box of Secrets During my week off, I finished part 6 of The Box of Secrets, and made a good dent in part seven (part eight will be the final instalment). I have also had to do quite a bit more worldbuilding for part six than I had initially thought. This… Continue reading Writing Update: August 2017 – Part 2
I don’t have that much of a writing update this week as I mostly worked on Box of Secrets, but I did have a little something published and was nominated for a Liebster blog award as well. Paragraph Planet “She watched from the bed”, a 75-word story, was published by Paragraph Planet on 7 May!… Continue reading Writing Update – Paragraph Planet & The Box of Secrets
I’m really enjoying writing part 2 of The Box of Secrets (which will be March’s Patreon fiction), and it does seem as if it is going to be quite a long piece – about 7K words.
As an early Christmas present (or festive treat, if you prefer) I give you (*drum roll*) the whole of Grove of Graves to read for free!
Nea looked up from her own weeding to where her mother knelt beneath the grave trees, digging at the new plants which sprouted now that spring had started. While the men dug the graves and planted the grave trees, it was the women’s job to keep the family grove clear of weeds and other plants.… Continue reading Fiction: Grove of Graves
NaNoWriMo is barrelling down on us at (what seems to me to be) breakneck speed and I, along with thousands of others, are busy prepping to write 50 000 words in November.