When you first starting thinking about worldbuilding for your story, it can be almost impossible to figure out where to begin. There is so much you need to figure out, a simple google search will tell you that much after all, but where do you begin? I’m one of those strange people who wrote the… Read More Worldbuilding: Where to begin?
Five days ago I received feedback for The Afterlife Occurrence from my two beta readers. One a friend, who had read the book before and therefore knew what she was getting into, the other a complete stranger. I’ve blogged about this before, so I won’t go into the rollercoaster of emotions I was on in… Read More Ready. Set. Edit!
Right now the current version of The Afterlife Occurrence is being read by two different test readers. One of them is a good friends, Cadi Calder, who’s read the previous version of this, as well as heard me talk about the story for years. The other is a complete stranger. I’m not quite sure which… Read More Test readers, and why I fear them
One of the things I’m always on the lookout for is inspiration for my worldbuilding. It can be anything from a word, sentence, newspaper article, or pictures. Todays inspiration comes in the form of the latter; pictures I took while hiking today in the Norwegian mountains. The area we’re currently in has given me so… Read More Worldbuilding inspiration
To go along with my chosen pseudonym (because sadly Ark is not a common Norwegian first name – though it is a fairly rare surname), I’ve created a brand new blog, Facebook page (that is still a bit of a work in progress I suppose), and Twitter account. So this is the intro post, where… Read More A brand new blog