Crap

This draft is taking forever to write!  Each time I get about halfway through, I discover I need to add entire chapters. In reading the first five chapters I feel like most of my characters have very weak personalities, so I’m working on more detailed sketches. And I thought I was almost there. I have…

Chapter 7

  “Where the hell have you been?” screeched Xanthipi, ruler of the Dark City of Khazban and soon-to-be-ruler of the Wold. The evil Xanthipi, the only wizard of the 9th Level, though no one knew but her. Now, with the arrival of her skilled tyro, she could begin the last stages to mastering an unheard…

The (H)editor

The editor in my head has been too active as late, interrupting my re-write. I barely wrote 2000 words in the last two weeks. I am having difficulty caring if I ever really finish it. Afterall, the odds of anyone reading my little book are probably 1 million to one. Then I realized, it’s not…

Chapter 6

They reached the town of Gretzgig and Bru found it changed since she last was here.  A crude wall had been erected and a stout wooden gate stood guarded by two sentries posted on a small platform above the gate. One of these called to them as they approached. “Your name and business.” “I am…

Chapter 5

Zeke woke with an agonizing shock from the sudden pounding of a fist upon the door. Zeke found himself leaning against said door. He pulled it open. “Mayor?” “Where is your mistress?”  He asked looking around in a panic. Bru came in from the other room, neat and tidy as ever. “Mayor?” “We must do…