Tag Archives: Writing Process

Primeval Beginnings

The genesis of a thing can be weird.  Sometimes where you end up is nowhere near where you might have imagined.


FAST FACT #1: My book has a name.  It is named “Broken Guardian” and that is its name.


Took me a while to write the darn thing, but hey… it’s done now and I’m feeling good.  Funny thing though, the earliest version of my weird concept of humanoid pangolins who stalked a great forest world whilst hunting gargantuan insects was never intended to be a novel at all.   After coming up with the initial concept in 2004, I fully intended my main protagonist Tangle to be the hero of a Playstation 2 (state of the art in 2004), third person action video game which I called “Primeval”.

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Internet is a fickle beast

I’m not sure why the starting is so difficult.

After writing an entire novel, you’d think some silly blog post would be easy-shmeasy. So why then does it feel like I’m standing on the high-dive for the first time–standing and staring down my certain and well-chlorinated doom some 2 million feet below??

Alright, you need to stow that negative stuff and stow it now. Stop procrastinating and JUMP. Here goes…

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