Short Story Update

Got the preliminary draft done on When Casey Met Staruff. Needs a bit of editing but hopefully I can get that done and have it out by the end of the month. Ideally, I’d like to put out two short stories a month for y’all. We’ll see whether or not that ends up being reasonable.

For the time-being I’m making use of my novel character template to flesh out Casey and Staruff a bit more. This story has been eye-opening in terms of who these characters are. I never realized how difficult it would be to write Casey all by himself. I’ve always relied on the banter between him and Staruff to accomplish what I need to within the story. But there’s much more to these characters than I knew.

Another difficulty I’ve come across is determining the appropriate body weight for an 8’2″ mercenary … Yeah. BMI doesn’t even begin to cover something like that. Got to account for muscle-to-fat ratio plus the weight of bones at the density they would need to be to comfortably support someone of that size. Rawr! Well, I’ll work it out somehow.

Until next time, y’all! Thanks for stopping by.

Rethinking Battles

Just a quick update to let y’all know that I finished editing chapter 12. I had to add in a lot more detail and rework one of the key features of the battle which I think I did handily. We shall see what Alex thinks!

Also, I just finished purchasing the last of my Samhain and Dia de los Muertos decorations … I swear. No more. … really. Last shopping trip. Mhum.

More Editing! Woo!

Image

 

Here! have a random picture of Beaver Lake Park! The mountain is gorgeous this time of year.

This is a quick update to tell y’all that I just finished editing chapter 9 of Blood of Midnight: The Broken Prophecy. I think I have time to plough through chapter 10 before I have to run off to ninjutsu class. Yay! Almost halfway done and lookin’ good!

Something to Be Thankful For

Wonderful news! In less than two weeks, Alex fully edited all 19 chapters of Blood of Midnight: The Broken Prophecy. Spectacular work! Now I must buckle down and implement the necessary changes and it will be back in his hands for a second round.

I must admit, I’ve been sweating over the winter deadline a bit, but no more! Feels great to be back in action after a nice, restful Thanksgiving long weekend.

Last Day of September

And it’s been a good one so far! I’m now about one and a half chapters into writing the sequel to my current novel Blood of Midnight: The Broken Prophecy, Alex sent me six chapters of edited work for me to dig into, and I picked up some lights for my Halloween decorations.

Not bad at all.

Image