For about a year, I gave up on writing. It was right after reading Brandon Sanderson’s absolutely incredible “The Way of Kings” (Book One of the Stormlight Archive). I finished the book excited to write my own masterpiece. I flipped open my laptop, opened up my favorite word processor, and spent hours writing sentences and … Continue reading Writer Wednesday: When I Quit.
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Uggghhhh. This has been my motto some days—a lament at the nature of simply existing. Now and then, the very prospect of being a human (much less an adult) is enough to cause crippling existential dread. Staying resilient is hard sometimes. Life can come from all angles, throwing combinations faster than you can react. During the … Continue reading FFS Friday: Weathering the Storm
Humanity’s greatest strength is also our biggest weapon. We’re so good at innovating that most of us now live in a bubble of safety and comfort our ancestors couldn’t possibly imagine. And this trend will continue, exponentially, as our development technologies get better. Better tech leads to better innovation, which leads even better tech and … Continue reading Greed and Comfort
Today’s Office. 30 January 2018. Watching a movie! It’s for research, I swear! Got to the gym today (about 4:30am), accomplished lots of errand stuff, and now taking some notes on a plot issue I’m facing in the third Devils of Kharashan book. I love y’all. Have an awesome day! — R.
What’s up, my people? Another successful week in the books! Read on to see what you may have missed and what’s been going on behind-the-scenes! ICYMI: Monday saw the release of No Name for a Sword’s Chapter Four! I’ve gotten some great feedback for this story, and I hope you all continue to enjoy it. For … Continue reading Follow-up Friday: 26 January 2018
I may be a writer, but I’ve always envied visual artists. I’ve always had friends that are great at drawing, and I’ve watched them produce amazing works in mere hours—the same amount of time it takes me to get down a decent plot. I used to think that drawing was easier. How nice it must be … Continue reading Writer Wednesday: Writing in Layers
Today’s Office. 16 January 2018. Kicking it in a waiting room while Mir gets her chompers poked at. Doing a whole lot of bouncing back and forth today. I’m simultaneously editing the Devils of Kharashan, Book 1 outline while continuing to build the shared histories of the Worldshaker Ephemeris. It’s all coming along quite nicely, though! Fit it in … Continue reading Today’s Office, 16 January 2018
Today’s Office. 1 January 2018. Is he going to post some inspiring image for the first Today’s Office of the New Year!? N-no… he’s just going to post a picture of him eating chocolate-covered cranberries. O-okay… (Nah but for real, they’re delicious.) Posted up the first part of a pleasure project this morn, “No Name … Continue reading Today’s Office, 1 January 2018
Today’s Office. 28 December 2017. Fusing two plotlines into one cohesive novel structure! It’s coming along very nicely. Also, I’m eating a gigantic plum! 😀 I love you all. — R.