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
Blackness hung in the old mines like thick tar choking the veils of the Black Mountains. Blaidd wandered through the labyrinthine caves that spread out like spider webs, doubling back on themselves, but Blaidd knew them all well. He felt more at home here, surrounded by cold damp stone, than in the High Court at … Continue reading Blaidd