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Chapter XVIII: Done!

It’s been a rough start to 2020, but Chapter XVIII is complete. At least there’s that. I’m actually a little concerned about fitting everything I want to (need to?) fit into the last two chapters, but I’ll figure it out! I suspect I’ll have to go back and tweak some…

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Another chapter complete: three to go!

At long last, Chapter XVII of Between the Lion and the Wolf (BLW) is complete! I’m roughly 1200 words into Chapter XVIII, and I’ve got some ideas for fleshing out the events between now and Chapter XX. I don’t know why it took so long to complete Chapter XVII. Granted,…

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I read a book about typography

I’m a graphic designer by day, so typography (among other things) has always interested me. (I’m a “technical writer” by degree, but I can fit all the “technical writing” I’ve done in any professional capacity on a quark. I haven’t done any.) I just finished “reading” Robert Bringhurst’s The Elements…

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Only six chapters left to write!

I finished Chapter XIV! That’s really all I have to say, but after a few months of having nothing to say, I’m looking for almost any excuse to write something here! (Chapters XII and XIII, as you know, took a while to get out!) I’m curious to know why some…

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Getting started with Chapter XIV!

After a couple weeks (months?!) of not doing much, I’m excited with how quickly (relatively speaking) Chapter XIV is shaping up! After just a couple of days since my last post, it’s nice to see the words piling up on the screen again! I can never tell which chapters I’ll…

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It’s quiet. Too quiet.

I’ll admit it: things have been quiet because it’s difficult to find new and creative ways to say, “I’m still working on Between the Lion and the Wolf (BLW).” I mean, it’s true, I am still working on BLW, but how exciting is it to read the above? Repeatedly? Here’s how I’d answer that question: It’s…

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It’s been a while since I’ve posted…

Holy smokes! I knew it had been a while, but apparently, the last time I posted anything here was back in October! Right around the time a bunch of…stuff interrupted any progress on Between the Lion and the Wolf (BLW). Life stuff. I hear that happens from time to time. After that, Thanksgiving happened, then Christmas…

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Chapter XI is finished

Once I completed Chapter X for Beneath the Vault of Stars (BVS), I remember thinking, “Holy smokes! This could be a real thing!” I thought pretty much the same thing after finishing Chapter X for Between the Lion and the Wolf (BLW), too. And now I’ve finished Chapter XI! Chapter XII started off…

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Beneath the Vault of Stars needs reviews!

After almost half a year, Beneath the Vault of Stars (BVS) has three reviews. Two of those reviews are from Mom and Dad (thanks, guys!). One of the best ways for new authors to gain an audience comes through meaningful reviews. Reviews written by real people who’ve actually read what…

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That was fast! Chapter VIII is done!

Fast is probably a relative term, but compared to the snail’s pace I took with Chapter VII, Chapter VIII almost clawed its way onto the screen! I’ve “discovered” some interesting details while I was writing Chapter VIII. I’m not sure I should say much else! It’s been fun, getting back into…

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