Forging Ahead

Greetings, readers. It’s Sandy, here, come to update everyone on the goings on at our place. What a crazy few months we have had! We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during all this craziness. We are continuing our normal routines writing and teaching and working. Our children have been home since the beginning…

2019 Nanowrimo Prep

We are a week and two days out from Nanowrimo. I am far more prepared this year than I was last year when I wrote, and failed, to finish the second book for Battle Engines. As I wrote in my previous post I wrote almost the entire book and hated it. It required me to…

Best-laid plans…

Sometimes, writing goes so smoothly it seems a dream activity. The words just flow and the story is amazing. I often hear of writers saying the stories write themselves and I myself have often said that. Unfortunately, in writing Battle Engines 2 for the past few months that was not the case. I’ve been struggling…

Isiir in Map Form

Since last week I took a break from writing for a bit of a recharge.  In that time I outlined the remainder of Eryn’s Tale and finished my map of Isiir.  I’m still tweaking some parts but I thought I would share at least the part of the map that all of Within the Ice,…

I should be writing…

Oh the middle…  That’s where I am right now.  I should be writing Eryn’s Tale but I am writing this blog post as a bit of self therapy.  I am currently 72,090 words out of a novel that I expect to be about 90k.  I’m almost there as I tend to write about 1200 words…

A New Year, A New Book Release, A New Contributor

Wow. It has been a while, hasn’t it? Not to worry. Cliff is still around writing books and being awesome. However, this means that there is little time left for writing here and so he has asked me to help fill in. Hi, I am Sandy, Cliff’s wife and editor. Nice to meet you! First…