valkyrie

The sudden heat has gotten to me this week. In the immortal words of Robin Williams, “If it’s not one thing, it’s your mother.” But this time it’s the weather. Really, it is. Anyway, here’s another glossary entry for you to enjoy, because I know the fate of the world hangs in the balance when […]

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the Wicklow Mountains

Another new entry today in the Valhalla series glossary: Wicklow Mountains: The Wicklow Mountains are located to the south of Dublin in Ireland. The mountains are composed mainly of granite and are the source of several major river systems. The area is popular with tourists and outdoors enthusiasts. A number of major movies have filmed […]

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ragnarok

Today’s new entry in the Valhalla series glossary: Ragnarok: The twilight of the gods, a time of an epic battle in which most of the Norse pantheon?including Odin, Heimdall, Loki, Freyr, and Thor?is foretold to be destroyed. Afterward, the world will be born anew. (seriously, I couldn’t believe I didn’t have this one in there […]

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updating the Valhalla glossary

I’m trying to get back on top of the glossary of terms, characters, place names and the like that appear in the Valhalla series. Today I’ve added a new entry–an easy one, but it’s a start: Mj?lnir: Thor’s hammer. Tune in for more!

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have a GOAT weekend

Last night, Mike described a productivity exercise that he’d suggested to his work group: Taking a few days or even a week away from the daily grind to blast through the ever-mounting to-do lists, tackle the streamlining they’ve been wanting to put into place (but haven’t had time to do), and essentially clear out the […]

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experimentation with Wattpad

So I’m experimenting with Wattpad now, finally. I’ve this morning posted the first three chapters of Rhythm for readers to peruse and plan on a weekly release of additional material. If you’re a reader or author, what has been your experience of Wattpad?

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weekend: time to write

If you’re not one of the lucky souls (like me) getting ready to spend the weekend at the two-day NIWA Board retreat, why not spend some time working on your submission for the 2014 Anthology? NIWA 2014 Anthology Guidelines. We’re interested in “all things underground” this time around. Although submissions are open to NIWA members […]

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