Pantser or Plotter

Gorge RR Martin talks about Gardener and architect, NaNoWriMo talks about pantser and plotters. What are all these? I have my own definitions because I’ve gone through my experiences in all of these categories. You see, I thought all novel writers were pantsers when I was much younger. Silly me, right? That’s what I thoughtContinue reading “Pantser or Plotter”

Retire to the Stars

We reached the third day of our journey and, to be honest, things were not going well. Exhaustion overwhelms me. I didn’t sleep at all last night, going on over twenty hours awake. My steps were taking me to the eating area, my mind still turning the recent events over. Despite the early hour, notContinue reading “Retire to the Stars”

New Short Story coming this Friday

Remember when I posted I had finished a Science Fiction Short Story for the Autocrit Challenge “Destination Unknown” and then couldn’t submit because I could not finish it with the phrase they gave us? Well, this Friday, August 14th, I’m going to publish it here, on our web page. It’s called “Retire to the Stars”.Continue reading “New Short Story coming this Friday”

Readability, reaching a wider audience

Welcome back. What is readability? Good question. Technically, the word refers to the quality of being legible or decipherable. In plain English, it refers to the quality of being easy or enjoyable to read. As writers, we strive to make our work as attractive as possible. We pay attention to grammar, syntax, and all theContinue reading “Readability, reaching a wider audience”

“The Battle Shifters”

We reached the third day of our journey and, to be honest, things were not going well. The battle raged below on the valley floor. Deep lion’s roars made our chest rumble, the trumpeting from armored elephants heralded another attack, immense snakes hissed their way into the fray. I turned to Scarlet. She locked herContinue reading ““The Battle Shifters””

The first Short Story is coming tomorrow!

Time for the first blog post. As I wrote before, I plan to blog about my writing journey, the things I learn, and the like. I also will post short stories every two weeks. The first one is coming tomorrow, July 31st. This short story came about as a result of the Autocrit Challenge, DestinationContinue reading “The first Short Story is coming tomorrow!”