BLOWING UP THE PAGE – Rant

A novel is only as good as its pacing. I love Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings novels. Each is rich in detail and the mythology is vast and as deep as any ocean. One thing that puts me to sleep are his descriptions of the scenery. At times Tolkien uses an entire paragraph to describe […]

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Finished!

Wrote Chapters 30 and 31 tonight, which means the novel is finished! Ended the novel on a high note, two really nice emotional scenes. Lots of set up for future works if this work catches on. Fingers crossed. I’ll put the first draft aside for a couple of weeks, get my mind fresh before going […]

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