A Typical Writing Day

Most professional writers will tell you to write something everyday, and that’s very sound advice. It not only keeps the work moving forward, but keeps the writing muscles exercised. It also prevents one from missing a day, two days, or more, and then struggling to get back into the flow.

I usually stick to that advice. I’ve been writing for quite a while, though, and whether or not I actually write everyday depends on what I am working on at the time. If I am involved in a fiction piece, I plan on at least some time at the keyboard on a daily basis. For setting and character design, I tend to do a 5-day work week, instead. I’ll take Saturday and Sunday off. Continue reading…

War Of The Dead: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Although I wrote fiction professionally in the early to middle 1990s, since that time I’d taken several steps back to explore avenues in other entertainment industries, the latest of which was role-playing games.

I love role-playing games. They’ve been a core hobby of mine in the neighborhood of 25 years. And I loved creating role-playing settings and adventures for publication. War of the Dead (of which this entry will be about) is by far my most ambitious and favorite thing to have written in the industry. Continue reading…