Hello, friends! Not a bad week for Week 17. Spring is finally here and I couldn't be more jazzed about it, even if it feels weird that it is still averaging in the 70s, yet summer is technically two weeks away (if you count when classes get out as the start of summer). Still, it's… Continue reading Quest for Discovery: Week Eighteen
The Nitty-Gritty Details Title: The Shadow Dragons Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2009 Blurb: The Caretakers of the Imaginarium Geographica are at war. The Imperial Cartological Society, led by Richard Burton, have collected all of the doors from the Keep of Time, and are building a new tower in… Continue reading The Shadow Dragons
Hello, friends! Last week was a pretty good week, all things considered. It was a bit busier at work, which makes sense, as the semester is reaching its peak time, with finals only a couple weeks away. But I'm getting more involved at my job and I'm excited about that. Writing is still going well… Continue reading Quest for Discovery: Week Seventeen
Something really neat happened yesterday. On this new training routine that I've created, I run on Tuesdays and Thursdays, walking on Wednesdays while I do a weekly phone call date with the best friend, while I do strength training on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This Tuesday, I ran, but I wasn't really feeling it. I… Continue reading Run With It
This mini...dare I call it a rant? I think it's more like word vomit. Yeah, let's go with word vomit. Anyway, this word vomit is brought to you most likely by a combination of period hormones, the general nature of an overthinking soul and the need to release emotions through writing it out. Ta-da. So,… Continue reading So Guess What, Brain?
I started writing the first draft* of a fantasy standalone novel called BLOOD PRICE last week. I'm pretty excited about it's progress, considering I have 20,000 solid words down that, once upon a time, I thought were complete rubbish, and still over two months to get the rest of the words written, so I'm pretty… Continue reading A Pointless Fear
The Nitty-Gritty Details Title: The Indigo King Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2008 Blurb: John and Jack are mystified when they discover a cryptic warning on a medieval manuscript—a warning that is not only addressed to them, but seems to have been written by their friend, Hugo Dyson. But… Continue reading The Indigo King