Pantser or Plotter

The first time I heard the word pantser was in the forums of NaNoWriMo. I thought the word looked odd, but it didn’t take long to figure out what it meant. Someone who is a pantser is someone who “writes... Read more

Productivity on a Holiday

For some people a holiday means absolutely nothing. For others it is a time to spend with family, sometimes the only time with family they get over the course of a year. And there are others for whom, a holiday... Read more

Celebrating 248 Years of Independence

Yes, you read that right. In honor of the 239th birthday of the United States of America, I decided to tell you a little about one of my characters who was born around 1776, October 11, 1775 to be exact.... Read more

Five Years of Missing Grandma

It’s been five years today since my grandma died. She was the grandparent I knew best and although I saw less of her the last ten years of her life due to moving across the country, I still miss her.... Read more

Day Two of Camp

As is usually the case, my writing session yesterday brought some surprises. They were mostly minor and didn’t have that much of an effect on the plot. Todd has a secretary. This isn’t really a surprise, just something I hadn’t... Read more

It’s Time for Camp, Again

Camp NaNoWriMo is starting, again. After some consideration I decided to stick with Spell Caster for my novel this month. Spell Caster was initially the second book in the series I am working on, but the part of the story... Read more

50K for the Win!

National Novel Writing Month, better known as NaNoWriMo, is November, but it doesn’t just stop when the calendar flips over to December 1st. In fact the forums are open twelve months a year and there are several other major events... Read more

Janus, Roman God of Beginnings

If there was one god in Roman mythology that was involved in more ceremonies and religious events than Janus, the god of beginnings, it would be hard to find him. Janus was involved in every religious ceremony since he was... Read more

Gods in Ancient Culture

In ancient times many cultures revolved around the worship of their gods. Fueled by the belief that the world they lived in had to come from somewhere, they created gods to explain what they did not understand. In some cases... Read more