Blending magic systems

Back when I started planning to write the Artisan Magic books, I spent some time dipping back into the subject of writing craft–specifically, rules for writing fantasy. Obviously, when talking about something like fantasy, the very concept of “rules” is a little shaky,  but exploring how others approach world building… Read the rest...

178 Days

After the struggle to find writing time last year, I sat down with a different plan in mind for this year: I printed out a calendar, and the first thing I did was mark out every day I knew I wouldn’t likely be able to write. Holidays went first. Then… Read the rest...

Vlogs

One of the hardest parts of making plans is realizing that sometimes, nothing you do will ensure you’re able to uphold them. Sometimes things come up, unexpected events that sap your time and leave you unable to keep up with the things you intended to do. And sometimes, the things… Read the rest...