Category Archives: Possession

Zier worldbuilding fun

This month, I’m prepping for writing the first draft of Possession–my fantasy novel about a dying woman who who tries to take control of another guy’s body to survive. I’ve got a whole bunch of experimental scenes written, but the whole … Continue reading

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Temple of rats

I’m gobbling up anything desert-related lately as I’m soaking up atmosphere and inspiration for Possession, which takes place in my fictional desert-city of Zier. One thing I stumbled on is the Karni Mata temple in the Thar desert of India, … Continue reading

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When writing is like parachuting

I’m a pantser, or organic writer, which means I throw myself into each new book without an outline or a plan, just the kernel of an idea. Basically, I throw myself out of the plane and hope there’ll be a … Continue reading

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Magic systems–fun and headache

A friend of mine always says, whenever you invent a magic system, give it to a bunch of gamers–they’ll soon find the weak spots and explore them endlessly. 😀 The thing is, it’s plain hard to trace all the possible … Continue reading

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Possession setting breakthrough

Remember last week, I posted about possible settings for Possession, my latest fantasy novel about a dying woman trying to take possession of another guy’s body to survive? Well, the other day I had a breakthrough! A flash of insight … Continue reading

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From jungle to desert to windswept island

I’m at the early idea-stage for my latest project, a fantasy novel I’ve given the working-title Possession, and I’m considering settings at the moment. Boy, are there lots of enticing options out there! A city in the dry, baking-hot desert, … Continue reading

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