In which I pontificate on the past.
And that's ok. So does mine. It's not terrible by any means, but it's no masterpiece. Totally normal. Everyone stinks their first time. That's what gives us room to grow. But that's the hard part: Growing. See, you have to want to get better to be better. You have to do the work, put in … Continue reading Your First Book Will Stink
Sent my book to the editor the other day. I'm using Jordan Rosenfeld's editing services. She's great, and I highly recommend her. She looked over my manuscript once before and gave me great direction and guidance. Hope she's ready because this draft is almost totally different from the one I showed her before. Yes, I've … Continue reading More Book News
Hey, folks. Dusting this old blog off to say hello and let you know that I have not died. I've just been much busier on Twitter @MrWBrust and working on World Anvil and the novel as a whole. Plus that whole full-time job thing. I also write a blog for my full-time job over here. … Continue reading Not Dead Yet
Behold! A chilling tale of danger and suspense, excerpted from a work in progress. #epicfantasy #WritersLife #ProperFormat
Recently I held a poll on Twitter to determine the title for my fantasy novel. The Emerald Sword never really grabbed me, but I didn't have any great ideas. Then I wrote some words down from my main character's perspective and I realized I had my title: The Tang of Fate First I went to … Continue reading Now hear this!
I've come across something in my writing that's helping me a lot, and I'd like to share it with you. Now, as with most writing advice, this bit won't appeal to everyone. Some are gonna think it's dumb or too hard or not hard enough or whatever. That's ok. Ready? Here we go. At the base … Continue reading Bad Writing Advice: Part 1 – The 4 (or 5) F’s
This time I'm wrong about the refugee crisis at the border. Oh boy!
Updating to explain I won’t be updating.