Current Projects
Stormlight 4 & 5 outlining
88 %
Starsight (Skyward 2) 5th draft
100 %
Stormlight 4 rough draft
29 %
MTG: Children of the Nameless release
100 %

Cover Proofs

So, as you may have noticed on the main page, the cover proofs are finally out. Theoretically, actual physical copies of the cover are on their way to me at this very moment! This may not sound like a lot to you, but it means a lot to me. You see, I’ve been waiting for Read the full article…


Reviews and Notes

I posted a new review today. Some of you might find this familiar–like the EUOLogies, I’m going to run these on the TWG first, but then port them over to my own site a few weeks later. That way I have an archive of them on my own site too. If either site ever gets Read the full article…


Sample Chapters

Tor gave me the go-ahead to start posting some sample chapters from ELANTRIS on the site, so you can find the prologue under the ‘Books’ page. Or, you can just CLICK HERE. I’ll post some other sample chapters in the upcoming days. My brother is working furiously on throwing together a good specific book page Read the full article…


What I’m listening to

As I’m writing (working on chapter seven of WELL) I’m listening to my newest acquisition–the soundtrack to THE VILLAGE. This marks the first full album I’ve ever purchased off of iTunes. The music is amazing. Most of it centers on violin-piano duets, with symphonic motions in the background. It provides a haunting, yet still somehow Read the full article…


Writing Locations

New book’s going great–I have sixteen pages today, and I still have a few hours writing time left tonight. It’s kind of interesting how authors determine where they work. Most often, I’ve heard it suggested that an aspiring (or blocked) writer should pick a specific place and always write there. That way, when the author Read the full article…



Aons (Preliminary)

Well, here they are. Done, in PhotoShop, by yours truly. These should change somewhat as we tweak things. (Like, I think two of them have the same name….) And hopefully they will look much better once they’re redrawn by the calligrapher. Anyway, enjoy: First Batch Second Batch


Aons and Such

Now that primary editing for ELANTRIS is done, we’ve been working on other things. Mostly, we’re talking about formatting and art. Jeff, who did the beautiful art for this website, is doing the map. We’ll talk more on that later when we get something to post. So, since Jeff’s working so hard on the map, Read the full article…


Back to Work

So. At Worldcon, I sat down with David Hartwell (a senior editor at Tor, and one of the most respected men in sf/f publishing) and asked for advice. One of the things he told me: Have a website, have a blog, and update often. I’m still working on that ‘update often’ part. . . . Read the full article…


Worldcon 2004: Ramblings

Worldcon Ramblings Well, I do have to say, the con wasn’t as crazy as I thought it would be. (More in a EUOLogy on this later.) Overall, I had a good time. I’m very glad I stayed Monday night, since my agent took me and a group out to dinner that night. Elizabeth Moon was Read the full article…


|   Castellano