Fear and Tremble, for It Is at the Gate

Fear and Tremble, for It Is at the Gate

I am almost done. And I’ll be the first to admit I’m late. I wanted to be done in March. Yet it is safe to say that in the coming week I will win my prize. Seven days from now, I will have done what George R. R. Martin can no longer do: Finish a book. The...
Project S² Progress

Project S² Progress

It seems like only yesterday that I was hiding the title of my book, Advent 9. For a long time on this blog, it was known only as “Project A9”, which would not have been decipherable by people not in the know. This system of codenaming works particularly...
What to Do with the Meantime

What to Do with the Meantime

There’s time, and then there’s MEAN time. And it’s exactly what it sounds like. I Have until June (at Least) It’s looking like I will not be able to launch the crowdfunding campaign for Advent 9 until June at the earliest, which leaves me with...
Hint #12: The Reader’s Journey

Hint #12: The Reader’s Journey

It’s that time again. Welcome back to Hints, a miniseries of Mr. Horne’s Book of Secrets. Bad writing advice got you down? It’s not surprise: advice is often poisonous in a field like writing, where individual creativity and vision are paramount. Yet...