Monthly Archives: April 2020

Immortal Wars: The Summoning Part 16 #fiction #throwback

(Previously on Immortal Wars.) (Geez, I have the pacing of a drunk cheetah on a haywire treadmill.) Disclaimer: Immortal Wars was the book I came up with and wrote in high school.  I hadn’t even hit college by the time … Continue reading

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7 Ways to NOT Make a Stressed Person More Stressed Out

Here’s the thing.  People who are stressed out already know it.  They may even have an idea on how to relax, but something is blocking them.  Many know at least some of the sources of their stress.  With all of … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Creative License? #fantasy #adventure

  Continuing through the series, we have an excerpt from Legends of Windemere: The Merchant of Nevra Coil.  It does contain a spoiler in that you will see what the titular Merchant has made to give the champions a headache.  … Continue reading

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The Building Blocks of Story

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Ciao, SEers. I’m currently wrapping up edits on a full five-book series. It’s hard to revise all day, every day—especially when it’s your own work instead of a client’s—so sometimes, creative breaks are necessary. They…

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Let’s Talk about Stress

Stress is brutal.  In small doses, it can drive us ahead, but how often do we get the proper amount?  The longer I live, the more I meet people who are either unstressed to the point of being unmotivated and … Continue reading

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A Heaven for Toasters: Chapter 11

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
After relaunching A Heaven for Toasters, complete with new cover, I promised to publish it here in installments. Here’s the next chapter. Note: You can find a link to all published chapters at the…

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Solution to the Summons Snag in Keys of Eden (Alliteration Fail!)

Quick recap of this idea:  Keys of Eden is going to be almost a child series with a few volumes of short stories.  I’m thinking 5 volumes with 3 having 10 and 2 having 11.  The reason for the cut is … Continue reading

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