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 charactersDon’t change the settings too muchHave a persistent conflict that builds and escalatesA central conflict will bind the series together. Now, the…… 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. I then also realised that I need to change one of…… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019 Update and Other Stories!

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 the way I want them to. For instance, in the next…… Continue reading May Update: Worldbuilding, a Ghost Story and Tinnitus

Writing Update: August 2017 – Part 2

Writing (and finishing) The Box of Secrets During my week off, I finished part 6 of The Box of Secrets, and made a good dent in part seven (part eight will be the final instalment). I have also had to do quite a bit more worldbuilding for part six than I had initially thought. This…… Continue reading Writing Update: August 2017 – Part 2

Writing Update – Paragraph Planet & The Box of Secrets

I don’t have that much of a writing update this week as I mostly worked on Box of Secrets, but I did have a little something published and was nominated for a Liebster blog award as well. Paragraph Planet “She watched from the bed”, a 75-word story, was published by Paragraph Planet on 7 May!…… Continue reading Writing Update – Paragraph Planet & The Box of Secrets