Monthly Archives: October 2016
“Oh, I’m not perfect — not by a long stretch. I just make the rest of you look bad.” — Eunice Akinya, Poseidon’s Wake. Someday I hope to have a character as deliciously snarky as Eunice Akinya.
Lots of staring at nothing today as I try to work out a pivitol murder scene in my head. How hard is it to just have Josik say ‘Kid, you’re an obstruction to my plans. Now die’? Really hard, apparently.
Critical scene logjam just cleared up in my head. “…those bang-ass lenses will translate it into something you can see.” – Killjoys, S2E1 Dutch and The Real Girl. Randomly: I love Killjoys and it’s deliciously scummy tawdry little corner of … Continue reading
Stomach bug knocked out two days of work, there. 😦 Ow. And it got me to thinking more about my doctor character, Mara. What sort of bedside manner does she have? She’s from one of the core worlds, one of … Continue reading
I do hope that someday I get to have part of a book illustrated by Rob Caswell.
I use Pinterest boards to store art I like – the Writing Inspirations board has pics that either remind me of certain things, or that are vaguely like items or people I want to use in the books. Now, it … Continue reading
Elvira helped write about 2,000 words today, her head laid across one of my feet as I typed. So, you can blame her at least in part for the warehouse fight scene. More worldbuilding: some research into shipping companies and … Continue reading
Right now the novel is going through another early growth pain – I decided that the structure was not working, so I took a few steps back and revised the outline, then started putting scenes together to get to the … Continue reading