Weekly Writing Update Oct 16 – Oct 22

Hello everyone,   Last week we met Robert Longridge, the cynical rogue with a gentle heart. Today we meet the love of his life, Blade.   Much like Robert, Blade had a rough life. She grew up in a bandit camp, her father was the leader and her mother an archer.   As a girl surrounded by rough men who liked to drink, she toughened up real quick. She killed her first man at the age of ten and never looked back. The more she fought, the better she liked it. Soon she came to live for the rush and Read more…


Just a Quick Announcement

Morning everyone, I wanted to let you all know that I’ll be doing some family stuff over the next few days so no blog posts except those scheduled for tomorrow. I should be back to finish out the month on Monday.   James


The Great Reading Challenge Day 111 October 19

Morning everyone, I’m still on my cleaning and organizing binge. Should have it done today, fingers crossed. I also had a visit from the electrician in the morning. The electric heater in the living room wouldn’t turn on. Well, long story short the heater is dead and I have to get another one. With the supply chain crap going on right now, Heaven knows when they’ll be able to get one. I can see the end of the new novel, it’s about five thousand words away. I hope to finish by the end of the week. And speaking of writing, Read more…


The Great Reading Challenge Day 110 October 18

Morning everyone, Yesterday was errand day. Happily it seemed everyone was taking it east after the weekend and traffic was light. That made fore a quick trip, but even so I was beat when I got home. I did sit down to try and write, but my brain didn’t want to oblige. It felt like gum and gotten in my story gears. Not unusual since it happens every time I get worn out. Anyway I ended up taking it easy in the afternoon. Nothing new on the publishing front. Update time. Reading: 3 chapters of Mercenary Star. It’s starting to Read more…


The Great Reading Challenge Day 109 October 17

Morning everyone, All the rain we’ve had the last two days has absolutely beaten the crap out of the leaves. With any luck that means the tourist will go home soon, at least until it snows and the skiers show up. Late October and November is the second worst time of the year around here after mud season in April. It’s getting cold, all the plants look dead, and there’s no snow to hide any of it. That said, we did get half an hour of sun yesterday, so I snuck out for a walk. The brisk air feels great Read more…