Look, I read a book: Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed

I’ve been struggling with fantasy novels lately. For reasons that I largely suspect lie smack dab at the crossroads of It’s Not You and It’s Me, I just can’t get full invested. I read a chapter or two and then I kinda go, “meh" and start looking for kitten memes on the internet*. I’m apparently … Continue reading Look, I read a book: Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed

Again with the whining and the excuses (or, Starting a new novel, revisited)

Well, that didn’t last long. Just a mere three weeks ago, I was basking in the glow of having finished a draft of OTHER THING.  I had nothing but time on my hands, which I happily spent trying not to send myself to Happy Acres Sanitarium by fretting over whether those 48,000-ish words were ickier … Continue reading Again with the whining and the excuses (or, Starting a new novel, revisited)