Another year, another cliché end-of-the-year blog post. I considered not writing this post at all mostly because of how the rest of the year went. I tried to do end-of-the-month wrap-ups for a bit, but there were so many months where I didn’t feel as though I accomplished anything worth writing about. I did have … Continue reading The Obligatory 2019 Wrap-Up
After about two years of trying, I finally have a draft of Kingmaker that I’d be comfortable showing other people. It’s far from perfect, but it’s also a far cry from the initial 2017 NaNoWriMo draft and actually resembles a fantasy novel now. I’m pretty excited about it, but also neck-deep in preparing for the … Continue reading Gretchen’s Extremely Definitive Guide to Self-Editing Success
So you’re looking for a gift for a writer in your life. They might be a family member, a friend, or the coworker whose name you pulled out of a hat this year. It might be the holiday season, their birthday, or some other holiday. Whatever the case may be, you definitely know they enjoy … Continue reading Five Writerly Ideas for Any Gift-Giving Occasion
So I’m a game designer now. That’s pretty neat. In the time since I’ve last written here, I submitted an entry to the 200 Word RPG Challenge. It’s both the first game I’ve “officially” designed and the first formal writing contest and/or challenge that I’ve entered in quite some time, and I’m happy with how … Continue reading 200 Word RPG Challenge: I Wrote a Game!
“I’m not a book reviewer,” I say every single time I write a book review. “This is the last one, and then I need to be done. I don’t want to make things weird with other writers when I eventually publish.” And then The Mis-Adventurers: An (Almost) Epic Tale by author and YouTuber Steven Partridge … Continue reading Ok, Fine, It’s a Review: “The Mis-Adventurers: An (Almost) Epic Tale” by Steven Partridge
I didn’t blog that much during the month of July. I wish I could say it was because I was being busy and successful in other areas, which… in all honesty, it’s not untrue. There’s some stuff that I’m not ready to talk about just yet for a variety of reasons, and some things that … Continue reading July 2019 Wrap-Up
This isn’t going to be a terribly long post, so if you’re one of those people here for thousands of words of content from me, I’m sorry to disappoint you. I’m doing a lot of writing-related things this July, but the one most relevant to your interests today is probably going to be something I … Continue reading RPG Writer Workshop and New Toys: A Short Update