Several horses kicked up a whirlwind of dust and hay as they entered the courtyard of House Drystan. The Commander dismounted mid-trot, calling for the stable hands to attend the horses and bellowed orders to the men to prepare for the queen’s arrival. House Drystan was a lesser Noble House and a country manor, smaller … Continue reading Niall
I read an interesting article I found through twitter ( https://medium.com/the-book-mechanic/how-to-write-a-high-quality-novel-in-one-draft-with-no-outline-bfa5f65fc54e ) about a technique used to write a novel in one draft. Actually it was editing as you went along, but without plotting out an full outline ahead of time and without going through the completed manuscript 3 or 4 times after it was … Continue reading Writing in One Draft?
Progress on my WIP
Cedric looked out over an expansive field of tall, golden wheat waving in the early autumn breeze. The crisp air warned of an early frost. He shrugged against the cold but made no attempt to move. A shadow inched across the field, first swaying with the shafts of gold, but then growing distinct and black, … Continue reading Cedric
Oswin was the largest city in southern Belanore and the major port for most of the region. Before the Great War, a dozen ships would arrive at her docks at all hours, filled with all manner of goods. In recent years, only a handful of trading vessels braved the storms to trade with Belanore. What … Continue reading Oswin