Category: WB2–Culture Clinic

  • Culture Clinic Is Coming Along

    The Create A Culture Clinic (Worldbuilding II or WBII for short) is coming along nicely this morning. I’m plugging along on the outline, so I don’t have countable words on the progress bar, but I’m figuring out how to present the full process in a workable order. Like all of writing, creating cultures makes the…

  • It’s the WORD “Schedule”

    Heard from Anna (my Tor editor). HAWKSPAR could go two ways—divided into two books because it’s so long (and the hardcover version of TALYN did not take over the world) or seriously cut and kept in one book. I’ve chosen option number two, because the book is one story, and cannot be made two stories,…

  • Updating the Schedule

    So around June, I had everything planned out. And then I needed to write one book a full year earlier than it had been planned. And I did. But doing so wrecked every other item in my schedule. Obliterated. Toasted. Annihilated. Turns out, I could do the insane “everything at once” provisional schedule only for…

  • More on The Worldbuilding Series

    Thanks to feedback from my test readers, I’ve already written two entirely new chapters for the Language Clinic this morning. I’m tearing apart a third right now, and will probably emerge with two separate chapters from it. I’m closing on 110 pages, and trying very hard not to go over that. And I redid the…