Ensign’s Log, Entry 10: March Month Map!

Welcome to March! It’s the third month of the year, that time where, in some parts of the world, the snow is finally receding and birds, grass, and flowers are reappearing. Given that it snowed yesterday, it’s not quite spring yet here, but the month still has that renewal feel …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 9: February Month Map!

This should have been up yesterday, but due to an unforeseen lack of internet, I wasn’t able to post or even schedule it for posting. As far as January went, I think I made pretty good progress in terms of my goals. I didn’t actually start plotting out the Demons …

New Year’s Resolutions: My 2016 Writing Plan

Happy New Year’s Day! It’s a new year! New Year’s is a time for setting goals and resolutions, and that’s exactly what I’ve done for 2016, both for this blog and for my writing career. Have you done the same? Feel free to share your goals in the comments! 2016 …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 5: When rewriting becomes writing

The last month has been quite a busy time, hence the reason for no recent updates. I haven’t had a chance to do a lot of work on The Astrals until the past couple of weeks. I also didn’t have reliable internet–although that, thankfully, is now a not-so-fond memory of …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 4: Weekend (Re)Writing

Yesterday I worked on The Astrals. Between breaks for food, bathroom runs, and anime marathoning, I spent 7+ hours editing, rewriting, and re-rewriting. Oh, and I had a Eureka! moment that solved several plot problems at once. Never let it be said that chocolate can’t fuel my inspiration. Thanks to …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 2: One chapter at a time

I’ve been working on my current work-in-progress, The Astrals, for years. Probably close to be a decade, to be honest, if you count all the different drafts back to the original–and believe me, that original draft and the current one don’t have much in common. Even some of the names have …