Category Archives: Writing

Inside the writer’s mind: 1st Draft Freeze Tag

Freeze Tag: the 4th story in the Edge World Origin series has been completed! Well, the first draft is done. Here is a little secret into the world of a writer. When we write a short story, novella or novel we actually end up writing it multiple times. For example, Peacekeeper went through 3 iterations […]

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Inside the Writer’s Mind: Change begets changes

As my lovely wife has indicated on more than one occasion I should be writing a running blog about the situation our little family has been enduring since about August. Honestly, it is a very long story with many twists and turns with more drama than anyone should be put through. I have been toying […]

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Edge World: Peacekeeper

The first Edge World Origin story is officially in the wild! “Peacekeeper: An Edge World Origin Story” – the tale of Aiden Cowan a normal proto-typical high school student who had been enjoying the summer before his senior year before his whole life was turned on its side.  

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Inside the Writers Mind: Just Do It!

There comes a point in everyone’s life where they are confronted with their own fear. Maybe it is self-esteem thing, though there are some interesting thoughts on what self-esteem is and whether or not spending time on it is a good thing or not, maybe it is just fear of rejection or failure. In my […]

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What is Edge World?

Edge World is our world, our reality, our history at least until July of 2017. That is where the break takes place, so to speak. July 2017 in the Edge World, specifically July 6th, reality, time and to a degree space shifts just enough to create a whole new reality. Some super smart scientists (or […]

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New Kingdom Crisis Story (delayed)

As it happens life gets in the way from time to time and this week’s new story was delayed. Why? Well as it happens I have been wrapped up in the day job mostly; also my daughter is not officially off her training wheels (some practice still needed). Anyway, this week’s story is another Kingdom […]

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Introducing Kingdom Crisis

This week I am introducing the Kingdom Crisis Collection. Kingdom Crisis is the title I give a series of fantasy genre stories all in the same setting. Some of the stories are set very close to each other in time and space; some not so much. The world of Kingdom Crisis is medieval in nature, […]

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Defining a First Draft

Writing is a very personal endeavor; there are no short cuts, no apps that will fill in the blanks your imagination runs up against and very few helpful “tricks” to make it easier. Nowhere is it more apparent that in the first draft of a short story, novella or novel. It is also here where […]

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