WorldBuilding: New World Essentials


Over the past few weeks I've been working on creating a master worldbuilding worksheet. It's taken so long because the list is so extensive - I hope to have it ready for both you and me in the coming weeks, but it occurred to me this morning as I began worldbuilding for a new story … Continue reading WorldBuilding: New World Essentials

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Choosing the Best Perspective for Your Story


Something I’ve found myself wrestling with a lot lately is which perspective to write from. I’m not just talking about when I start new pieces either, but some of my long-standing WIPs have fallen into this speculation as well. I find myself wondering, often to the point of not writing, whether or not a story … Continue reading Choosing the Best Perspective for Your Story

6 Ways Tabletop Gaming Can Help Improve Your Writing


It’s no secret that I’m a pretty big fan of Pathfinder. I’ve been on both sides of the table, and enjoyed some really well thought out adventure paths and one-shots from a number of different perspectives. Regardless of the story progression or where my character stands though, almost every session shares one commonality: I walk … Continue reading 6 Ways Tabletop Gaming Can Help Improve Your Writing

How to Write an Irresistible Love Triangle


Ah, the love triangle. For the romantically inclined, is there anything more enticing, more gut-wrenching? The passion, the torn desires, the often vastly different futures - it’s simply too much! *back of hand to forehead in fainting gesture!* Okay, I’ll stop. But in all seriousness, a well-written triangle can have your readers not only emotionally … Continue reading How to Write an Irresistible Love Triangle

WorldBuilding: How to Write a Fictional Royal Court


Lemme tell you guys… this one was a doozy to write. Several weeks ago I was doing some worldbuilding and setting development for my WIP trilogy, when it dawned on me that I hadn’t spent much time developing the secondary characters that are going to be around my main protagonist. She’s a young royal, ascending … Continue reading WorldBuilding: How to Write a Fictional Royal Court