How do I get started writing?

How do I get started writing?

Get started writing – how? Every writers’ forum I’ve spent time in has had someone, sometime, show up asking ‘how do I get started writing?’ At this point I always find myself needing to take my hands off my keys and wrestle down a...
2017 – the here and the now

2017 – the here and the now

The Here and the Now – it’s a wrap! While there were definitely some highlights, 2017 was spiced with plenty of drama to keep that old proverb ‘May you live in interesting times’ in use. In places, I would even say it was sufficiently spiced...
Chapter Quotes – the authors

Chapter Quotes – the authors

Chapter Quotes – the authors I get a lot of reader comments about the chapter quotes. They’re probably the single biggest common talking point across the feedback I get, so I thought I would put a few of my quotes’ authors in the spotlight. Nadhiri...
Etymology Excavation: “quixotic”

Etymology Excavation: “quixotic”

What is etymology, and why are you excavating it? Etymology is like the archeology of a language (definition: the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history). In this series of posts, we’re going to look at...
Weapons in the Cortii

Weapons in the Cortii

Weapons in the Cortii Personal loadout, for some reasons I hope will be obvious, isn’t usually made public. No one who survives Cortiian basic training underestimates the value of surprise in a fight. However, there are some standard items. Uniform regulations...