I crossed the 100,000 word mark yesterday on Gifts of the Elven. I’m almost done. I have to finish the climactic battle, give the bad guy his fate, and then do a longish wind-down. Then it’ll be done! I never thought this book would fly, but it sprouted wings like Arlin and took off. The… Read More


I’ve been on Goodreads for a long time, but I never used it. I’m now working my way through a dummies sort of book for the subject, and I’m staggering along nicely. You will notice that I added a widget for my Currently Reading bookshelf. I have an Author page, too! My user ID is… Read More


Gifts of the Elven has been moving along well. On writing days (5 or 6 days/week – remember I’m a football fan) I’ve been averaging about 1700-3500 words per day. I am struggling with the approach to the climax, but the struggle seems to be yielding some good stuff nevertheless. Having my roomie here to… Read More