Monthly Archives: October 2013

Playing with Age and Gender in Daughter of Glory

In re-working my novel Daughter of Glory into something my daughter might be interested in reading, more than just the plot, some of the characters need to be altered. In the original, Mairwen is an adult, in her early twenties. … Continue reading

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Tweaking the Daughter of Glory

Having recently rediscovered one of my old novels, I’m starting to think that this may be exactly the vehicle for which I’m looking. The main character is a young woman and there is at least one other important female character. … Continue reading

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Forgotten Daughter of Glory

Earlier, I was writing about my concerns with writing a female protagonist. It was after I posted the article that I went and was looking through my old writings and found the folder with Daughter of Glory. Yup. I’d already … Continue reading

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Flooded Steampunk England

It’s late at night and I should be heading to bed, but I also need to get an article up. Sleep is for closers! I was playtesting the scenario building system I’m working on for Nefertiti Overdrive, and the scenario … Continue reading

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The Female Protagonist Dilemma

I’ve got an idea for a new story in the sword noir genre. I decided to use an existing character and started writing. Then I thought, no, this should be set in Everthorn, the default setting for my Sword Noir … Continue reading

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Reader is Dead, Long Live the Feedly and the Prismatic

The girls are at Korean class, their mommy is studying in the library, and daddy gets to relax in the morning with a coffee. I’d like to have a nap, but I never seem to be able to fall asleep … Continue reading

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Review: Pacific Rim

When I saw Pacific Rim in the theatre, it was all but done its run. The IMAX 3D had already left town, though I did catch the regular 3D version before it too had departed. Now that it is coming … Continue reading

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Out of Focus

I’m in kind of a limbo right now, which is one reason why the blog has been quiet. I’m stuck between getting one Kickstarter delivered and starting the other, and I’m not quite sure where to direct my creative energies. … Continue reading

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