Word count: 13,618 / 35,000 Almost 40% done... but I'm sure there's more than 60% left of the story to tell. If this goes over 35,000 words, I'll be pleased as punch! Fancy a WIP peek? He took a step towards her, arm outstretched, imploring. Then he stopped and they fell by his side. This room,… Continue reading WIP report – The Dragon’s Den (13,618)
Word count: 9,568 / 35,000 Approaching the 30% mark—yay! I've been getting the urge to write different genres of romance, especially low fantasy with dark elements. Desire first hit while playing Out of the Abyss with my D&D group. I'm told our group is quite unique in the way we play. We seem to run into… Continue reading WIP report – The Dragon’s Den (9,568)
One time, I was playing a creativity game with a group of of friends. I remarked that I was battling the the competitive stress of the moment, to which one guy quipped, "First-world problem!" Oh, how we laughed! But also, this came at a time where I was questioning privilege in our modern, tech-infused society, and… Continue reading Is it really a first-world problem?
Word count: 6,524 / 35,000 Fancy an unpolished first-draft excerpt? “Adria Yuan.” More observation than greeting, but he offered it with a toothy smile. “I’m Detective de Vries. Sorry to have kept you waiting. I hope Detective Wong kept you entertained.” He was cordial, so polite her teeth hurt. So that was their game—good cop, bad… Continue reading WIP report – The Dragon’s Den (6,254)