All posts by Timandra

You are not original. And why that’s a good thing.

So, enough with the throat clearing, here’s the first real post on my fantasy story. In this post, I want to briefly show where I got my idea (you know, the thing everyone always wants to know from big

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Bow to the Masters: Star Wars

Bow to the Masters is a series of posts that will feature fantasy authors that I think are da bomb. These are authors that inspired me to write my own fantasy tales, those I’ve learned from, those I

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Ongoing

Just a quick update today: About Page: + 1 Web skills: +100 XP: +100 Yay, I think I managed an About Page last week. It took me a while because my skill set in WordPress is just not there and even “intuitive”

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In Which All is Lost

This week … this week was grueling in every way. My daughter who I’ll call Trouble (Pink!) had a high fever and was home for days – no writing done for days. For days! So, I only managed a couple

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Try something new – even if you don’t know if it will work

So, this week I’ve been grinding through the rewrite and fell into that low. You know, the hollow feeling you get when things aren’t going the way you want them to, the frustration that comes, and

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There is no shortcut

Remember when I wrote, it took me two years to write this first draft I have? Well, in reality it’s been about four months straight. I started writing through NaNoWriMo 2012 (around 57,000 words) and

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