Category: The Ruon Chronicles

Worldbuilding Wednesday — Worldbuilding the Ruon Chronicles Series

Author David Farland, in one of his writing emails (sign up here) notes the following elements that make up a successful series when it comes to story: Have a persistent world and persistent characters Don’t change the settings too much Have a persistent conflict… Continue Reading “Worldbuilding Wednesday — Worldbuilding the Ruon Chronicles Series”

NaNoWriMo 2019 Update and Other Stories!

It’s almost the fifteenth of the month! And I am not even a quarter of the way through The Knowledge Stones. Oops. This happened mostly because I’m figuring out exactly what to put where in the first few chapters that is now completely new.… Continue Reading “NaNoWriMo 2019 Update and Other Stories!”

Where I Disappeared To, Medium Articles, and Fiction

So, I got booked off work for two weeks…

Patreon Is Up and Running!

Well, at last I’ve updated the Patreon page! Both the summary and the tiers have been updated (although tiers still start at $1). Here is the summary in which I also show where The Knowledge Stones and Grove of Graves fit in. The summary… Continue Reading “Patreon Is Up and Running!”

On Finding Time to Write, Compiling an Editorial Calendar, and Outlining a Series

I’ve also made an editorial calendar and actually wrote it on the wall calendar in order to follow it while also seeing the bigger picture…

July Writing Update — Flash Fiction, Ruon Chronicles, and LectureNotes

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We’re in the heart of a (very mild, if you ask me) highveld winter and I’ve been plotting away and typing away on various projects. Although I did not get half done of what I wanted to get done, I have to admit that… Continue Reading “July Writing Update — Flash Fiction, Ruon Chronicles, and LectureNotes”

Writing Wednesday: “Ruon Chronicles”, “Porselein”, and “All the Things I Forgot”

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I’m back from my birthday long weekend (during which I tried to do as much writing or at least planning as possible). Because thank you, headcold.  Here’s what I’m currently busy with and some exciting news for the release of All the Things I… Continue Reading “Writing Wednesday: “Ruon Chronicles”, “Porselein”, and “All the Things I Forgot””

June news — Time for winter writing spells

The Ruon Chronicles Finally the first draft of the new first chapter of The Knowledge Stones is finished! Huzzah! Basically the first and third chapters are brand new in order to flesh out the story and and characters and, you know, not pants the… Continue Reading “June news — Time for winter writing spells”

May Update: Worldbuilding, a Ghost Story and Tinnitus

Worldbuilding The Ruon Chronicles I’m really enjoying returning to the beginning of the world of Airtha-Eyrassa to make sure that everything for The Ruon Chronicles slots into each other perfectly. It’s also forcing me to make sure that the magic systems, etc. are working… Continue Reading “May Update: Worldbuilding, a Ghost Story and Tinnitus”

Worldbuilding Airtha-Eyrassa: Knowledge Stones, Part 2

Suddenly pieces that had either been glaring plot holes or which I’d thought of just abandoning fell into place.