Writing Well

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

I’m starting to think that writing is easy and that it’s writing well that’s the hard part. My new outlining method has worked wonderfully for me all year….

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Catching Up

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

At some point in the near future I hope to post that I’ve finished the outline of my new book and then share some lessons I’ve learned from…

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Reflections on the 7th Novel

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

I turned over my fourth Pathfinder novel this week. It’s a little strange thinking that it won’t see the light of day until two years from now. By…

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I Leveled Up

Friday, August 29, 2014

…Or maybe I beamed up. In any case, I finished the rough draft of my seventh book yesterday. (In D&D terms does that make me a seventh level…

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Character Death

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Most people reading popular modern fantasy are used to seeing characters die, maybe even popular characters. On the other side of the text it can be hard to pull…

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Strange Days

Monday, August 4, 2014

…or, possibly, strange careers. Like writing. I realized the other day that while I’ve been writing like a madman for at least twelve months, the three books I’ve…

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A Few Outlining Thoughts

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Summer sure has been busy here at Jones central, but it’s been pleasant. My second Paizo Pathfinder novel (second of the summer, I mean, because it’s fourth overall)…

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A New Day Dawns…

Monday, June 30, 2014

…or at least a new book. Today I start work on my new Paizo Pathfinder novel. Assuming the editorial team likes the title for the one I turned…

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Catching Up

Thursday, June 26, 2014

It felt very, very nice to turn over the draft of my new Paizo novel Sunday afternoon. I’ve titled it Beyond the Pool of Stars, but I don’t…

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Getting Near the End

Thursday, June 12, 2014

So I finally wrote The End on the bottom of my rough draft of my next book last night. I’ll spend the next week putting a polish on…

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