Welcome to Musings.
My blog, Musings, will document some of my fantasy novel writing and holistic health journey. Life is more than the mundane, more than we know, and Musings will cover topics from writing tradecraft to myth and lore , from ancient wisdom to spirituality. I hope you will join me often!
The past month have been full of them. I even accused myself of planning to fail because I failed to plan. That can happen, but sometimes planning to fail is a wake up call from the distractions of life. Sometimes … Continue reading →
I guess I did a little on a lot of things, but not much on any one thing. It’s like when you clean your house and you take dirty clothes from one room to the next to discover there’s something … Continue reading →
The weekend has been busy! Saturday, I attended the all–day Don Maass “Emotional Craft of Fiction“ workshop put on by the Maryland Writers’ Association. Don is not only super insightful, but approachable and hysterical! I took tons of notes, and … Continue reading →
For a week I thought would be filled with downtime, it has been incredibly busy! I’ve started the process outlining the full series. I have had pieces of this done for quite a while, in terms of themes and outward … Continue reading →
Holy cow, it has been an exciting week! It ha been like a raft down the rapids. Monday, I sent out draft number three of The Blade of Ages for edits from a professional editor. (It’s Dave Farland, if you … Continue reading →
It’s getting exciting! I just completed the third draft and am incorporating inputs from a beta reader before I send the Blade of Ages off too an incredibly capable editor! I’m excited and terrified all at the same time. This … Continue reading →
This week has been crazy with back to school activities for my teenage sons, but I have continued to charge on! I sent out my first newsletter in a while, restructured to include tidbits about my work in progress (called … Continue reading →
For those of you who don’t know, it has been about a month since I’ve been back from Ireland. It was life-changing. Dublin was amazing. The people there are friendly, and tons of imports! There were French accents and German … Continue reading →
Since returning from Ireland, I have been making tremendous strides on my current work in progress, tentatively titled The Blade of Ages. I have been working somewhere between one and a half and 7 1/2 hours each day around my … Continue reading →
Christ Church cathedral door This past two weeks have been some of the most exciting of my life. I went to Ireland for a Fantasy Writing Workshop by Best Selling Author (and instructor extraordinaire) David Farland. Wow. Every day was … Continue reading →