Earlier I realised two things.
I hadn’t done a new blog post in over a week.
I hadn’t posted any writing, besides a line or two in the answers to my monthly Twitter games, in a few months.
So I decided I would try to kill two birds with one stone, and give you War Stories.
I thought I would post the opening to one of my unfinished Tales from House Valerius.
Unless you’re starting from the beginning of time, or at least the beginning of your world’s time, there will always be events that happened before your story begins. Some of these might influence the way the story develops, some might just be a passing reference in conversation. Some you might have come up with just because it sounded interesting and you’ve yet to do anything more with it.
Since we have some of the same interests, I often find myself talking sci-fi/fantasy with one of my co-workers. This is the same one that gave me the Star Wars notebook at Christmas, so you see what I mean. However, we do sometimes have differences of opinion.
Since I did a piece on the villains last week, it seems only fair that I do one on my… Read more The Good Guys
Leaving aside the short stories and focusing on the main novels in the House Valerius series, there are three… Read more A Plain-Dealing Villain
I had the thought, again, the other day that I should go back and do another draft of House Valerius… Read more Redux
So, in keeping with the thoughts in my last post, I’ve since put some pieces of my House Valerius works… Read more Putting myself out there
I ran a poll recently on my Twitter feed about whether or not to add some excerpts from the books.… Read more Snippets
As you’ll see if you go to the books page, I’ve updated it a little, moving some things around. Instead… Read more Books, books, books