Hello, at the dawn of 2022. I hope your holidays have been well, and that your year ahead is looking if not outright hopeful, at least like something you can shape into something better.My year ahead? That’s definitely a mix, some hopeful, some scary, but there’s a lot of room to sculpt it, and I’ve… Continue reading Departing December
Okay, so, first up – I am going to be upping the prices on my self-published efforts as of January 2022.The short, quick explanation is that if I sell around 500 copies of a work (Dog Country has, if we factor in the Kindle Unlimited thing, sold around 450-500 copies) I, at present, earn back… Continue reading Remixing November
A friend of mine goes in for open water swimming. I’ve never tried it, or gone to watch them, but I imagine there is a moment in which when you’re not quite sure where you are you slow down, tread water, poke your head above water and take a breath. One of those moments of… Continue reading October Phantoms
I started work on Aconite Braid on September the 14th, 2020. I finished my second revision draft (second draft of the revisions) on September the 13th.I didn’t plan for that, but the synchronicity pleases me.It has been a very weird year with a lot of changes – some absolutely enormous, some small. Change is the… Continue reading September to September – A year of Aconite Braid
Life has changed. It is very, very difficult to know how to talk about or enumerate all those changes – my last patreons only post goes into it – but even if my circumstances have changed, and continue to change while I find out what my new normal looks like, I’m managing to work on… Continue reading Long days of August
This is a very short update.That change in circumstances I mentioned as a possibility last time? That's come to pass, and there are a lot of changes I need to cope with, now. Going to do my best to keep at it, but for a little while, coping with life needs to come first.I'll keep… Continue reading June and July, changes.
Let me start with the work, and where all of that stands.As you may know, for the past year and change I’ve organized my year idiosyncratically around three seasons. Last month I started my ‘summer’ season, in which I’m aiming to achieve three projects – the revisions for Aconite Braid, bringing it up to the… Continue reading Come what May
I am not sure if the April just past was excruciatingly long, or incredibly short. It managed to be both at once over here, which is its own kind of magic.Last month I managed to finish the first draft of my WIP, Aconite Braid. I am incredibly pleased and there are a number of very… Continue reading April Fast, or April Slow?