Focus & Discipline: Feeling Overwhelmed and how I’m working through it

One of the things that’s really started to affect me when it comes to achieving my goals is my inability to focus on something for a long time. I could start writing or drawing and I would be productive but it wouldn’t last for long. It got to the point where I would be happy, … Continue reading Focus & Discipline: Feeling Overwhelmed and how I’m working through it

Story Musings: Diversity and Representation in Storytelling

This is something I’ve been pondering about for quite a while now as a person of colour myself. There’s been so much discourse around the idea of diversity in storytelling be it in books, movies, tv shows and video games that the arguments tend to revolve around the same ideas. Many have argued that the … Continue reading Story Musings: Diversity and Representation in Storytelling

Author Update: Missing Deadlines and Re-evaluating Timelines and Goals 

Hello everyone!  Now that we’re arriving into the fall season, it’s only three months before Christmas. It occurred to me that I most likely will not be able to have The Legend of Nariko: Hellfire Rising published and ready for Christmas. Truth be told it was a rather depressing realization and something I was really … Continue reading Author Update: Missing Deadlines and Re-evaluating Timelines and Goals 

Story Musings: The Importance of a Strong Supporting Cast of Characters

Character Development can take many forms and often rely on far more than just the main characters of the story. The world and, more importantly, the characters that inhabit that world affect not only the main characters’ development but the reader’s engagement to the story. Sometimes the protagonist can be an interesting and endearing character … Continue reading Story Musings: The Importance of a Strong Supporting Cast of Characters

Storymusing – The use of Tension in Writing

This is a bit of an abstract concept though it sounds super simple in its description. It’s no surprise that tension is a critical component for any compelling narrative. Without a tangible sense of suspense throughout a story, the drama feels hollow as nothing feels like a big deal within the narrative. But sometimes it … Continue reading Storymusing – The use of Tension in Writing