Writing Progress Report – Fourth Quarter 2018
For the fourth quarter 2018, I wrote well and often! It was my sixth NaNoWriMo. The novel I chose to write was The Real Hope of the Universe.
Are You Having Happy Holidays? Well, happy holidays from me! So thanks to the fine folks at Canva, there’s a new holiday image and I’ve got to say I really love it. Plus I was getting a little tired of reusing the older holiday post. Hence here’s something new which I hope will be a […]
A little reverse psychology on how to handle yourself on online forums.
Senses Our senses shape the real world, so why not the fictional one as well? When we talk about the senses, what do we really mean? And how can our thoughts about them lead us to writing inspiration? To begin, let’s look at them in order. This is more or less in order of how […]
Getting an online community off the ground.
Getting inspiration from the news The news News stories can be a fantastic source of inspiration. Remember the phrase, ‘ripped from the headlines‘? So while it has become a TV trope all its own, current events can really inspire. Because you just can’t make this stuff up. International Events In particular, when writing about an alien […]
Getting inspiration from the physical world The physical world The physical world can inspire, whether it’s the Appalachian Trail, or your bedroom, or the Himalayas. And while not everyone can live in Paris or visit Yosemite National Park, we can all be inspired by our own personal universes. Moreover, if your world can inspire you, […]
Review – There is a Road There is a Road originally came about as a response to an image prompt on the old Trek United. However, I do not have the rights to use that image, and Trek United is a mere shell of its former self. Background The original image was a dreamy almost […]