Audience of one

Audience of one

Trying to become a full-time author is fraught with bad advice. Over time, you get better at absorbing the good advice and abandoning what doesn’t work for you. After all, no two people will ever use the same methods, no matter how similar their work may be. Despite this, there’s… Read the rest...

2,000 words a day

This week’s a special one. The munchkin is attending VBS for the first time, and while part of me feels like I probably should have volunteered as a program assistant, the week has an important purpose for me: teaching me what it’ll be like to be alone during the day.… Read the rest...
The End

The End

Chapter Five Had the blade not sunk so deep, or had the angle been different, or had Rune been even the tiniest bit stronger, the razor-sharp edge of the enchanted sword would have torn the beast open from head to tail. Instead, the sword sank to the hilt, embedded in… Read the rest...
The Arches Fall

The Arches Fall

Chapter Four The body of the beast writhed in the moonlight, gleaming wet brown-gray. Sera paced backwards as it twisted. Rune couldn’t fault her fear. But the beast, which tracked them so easily underground, made no indication it sought them now. “Steady,” Rune said, shifting his sword, settling the contours… Read the rest...