Tag: Writing

The Weaver's Boy in WriteToTell Magazine

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Extract of The Weaver's Boy to be published next month!

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Building Cae Valley
Building Cae Valley

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I put my PC project rig to use and start mapping the setting for my fantasy anthology in Adobe PhotoShop.

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Collaborative world-building

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After reading a post on Facebook about a shared world, I speculate how such a system could work.

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What's new for 2018

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After briefly looking back at a great 2017, I outline my plans for the first half of 2018.

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Nanowrimo 2017 and beyond
Nanowrimo 2017 and beyond

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I complete Nanowrimo 2017 and outline my plans for what comes next.

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How NanoWrimo is changing my writing

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With Nanowrimo 2017 shaping up to be as a success, I'm forced to ask some serious questions of my self as a self-styled writer of fantasy struggling with the tropes of the genre.

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Shelving Weaver for Nanowrimo

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I temporarily shelve my novel, Weaver of Dreams, so I can concentrate on my project for Nanowrimo 2017

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On Gratuity

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I contemplate the rise of Grimdark as the new normal in fantasy and ponder the disconnect between gratuitous writing and the writer's narrative goal of achieving catharsis.

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Scope and a painful lesson learnt

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After a week of reflecting on my novel's scope, I decide the re-write has strayed too far from my original vision.

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Weaver marathon no-more

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I fall short of my self-imposed word-count and deadline for finishing Weaver of Dreams but decide I rather enjoy journalling my writing.

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