Monday Muse: 2013-09-30

From time to time, my muse rears her head and talks to me. I’ve managed to capture some of these conversations and am sharing them with you. I will warn you that my muse is a potty-mouth. I have no control over what she tells me. Sorry. Muse: It’s about fucking time you listened to ...

Deadline #1 — CRUSHED!

Deadline #1 -- CRUSHED!
I had set a deadline of Sept. 30th for finishing the map for the Egan & Stiles stories. As of last night, it’s done. You can see a small version of my efforts below. Click the image to enlarge. You’ll probably notice that there aren’t many labels, street names, etc.. I’m leaving most of that ...

Scapple

I’ve used many different mind-mapping tools in the past. I’d try to list them, but you’d get bored after the fifteenth entry, and I’d probably miss a few of them. The problem with all of the mind-mapping tools I’ve used in the past is that they don’t work with my mind. I have to remap ...

Deadlines

I think I figured out why I’m in such a writing slump. I’ve not set a deadline for my writing in a long time. Yes, I’ve had Day Job deadlines, and PPW Contest deadlines, but I’ve not had any hard dates set for when I want a piece of prose finished. There’s something you need ...

Radio Silence

I’m really sorry for the month-long radio silence you’ve had to endure. I’ve been head down in a large project for Pikes Peak Writers. That project has more-or-less come to a close for now. The web site for The Zebulon Writing Contest is now launched, and I can rejuvenate my energy levels with a few ...