The King Slayer

“We could storm the castle. I can make swords for everyone”, booms the blacksmith while hammering iron on his forge.   “I don’t know how to use a sword and neither do most of us in town”, yells the baker as loud as he can over the noise of the blacksmith’s hammer hitting iron.   The blacksmith’s wife comes […]

NaNoWriMo Killed My Muse

I committed to doing NaNoWriMo this year and started off well. But my work schedule and limited energy due to my illness (Fibromyalgia) have stressed me out of writing. Everyday, I have been verbally harassing myself for not writing enough so the flow of words have literally left. My muse has had enough and she […]

I’m Doing NaNoWriMo 2016

After debating since Camp NaNoWriMo in July, I finally committed to NaNoWriMo this year. I’m planning my novel now with character descriptions and backstories. I have the rough outline of the scenes. But I have never written fantasy so now I have a world to build which is uncharted territory. From my scenes, I know […]

Characters for Carousel Ride

I’m spending hours working on the characters for my novel Carousel Ride. The main character is Natalie Noffke. She is a teenager who is awkward in social settings but excels in math and science. Her father is a quantum physicist and her mother is a high school science teacher. She has a younger sister who […]