2023 in Review
2023, like 2022 was another mixed bag of things. I didn’t get as much done as I’d like, but there was definitely a variety of new and exciting things accomplished.
#7 Catoverse - Unrelated Project
I’ve begun an unrelated writing project for fun that’s been dubbed the Catoverse. It involves these stories and their world. I’m writing a larger work (probably a full length novel) set in that world with the character Cato. We’ll see if it ever gets done. It gets the bottom ranking because it is not in-verse.
#6 Anthology of the Empire
I keep forgetting about it, but I did build and launch The Anthology of the Empire this year, which is a place to search stories from both myself and other authors.
Only three commissions done this the year, but still deserves a ranking. I don’t have any plans for more commissions next year. My lack of strong ideas is why it stopped early in the year.
#4 Angel Prose Poems
I wrote a set of four prose poems, one for each of the sects of Angels. Was a fun exercise. I’m thinking of doing it for random Paeyk tribes next. We’ll see.
#3 Book 11 Progress
Although it is not done, I made good progress on the 11th book (which will probably titled as a volume in a sub-series instead of as a book). I hope to get it wrapped up next year. It’s been a rougher journey than expected.
I purchased Wonderdraft and made some maps! It’s pretty fun and interesting to properly map out areas. I hope to continue making maps for various locations.
#1 Jurak’s Day
I actually finished writing the full-novella of Jurak’s Day, which takes the top spot for being the only major writing work I really completed this year.
2022 in Review
2022 was an interesting year. I was able to finish a great deal of old, random projects and try new things after completing Amethyst Shards last year. It was a quasi-break year but also a year of experimentation and wrap-ups. Anyway, here’s my top seven Spine-related events. #7 More Character Development Spotlights I completed character spotlight posts for Cyclone, King, Spellbinder, and Farrco. Dien is still pending hers and then I’ll be done with the Trinity and the One cast....
How to Stop Wildfire Seventh Anniversary
My last anniversary post was ruminating on being focused with Amethyst Shards and that not being done. Now, it is. So on this seventh anniversary of How to Stop Wildfire, I am…still a little focused on AS, but more what that represents and means. As in, the conclusion of the ten book arc, and how much more I can talk about the entire journey now that this major step is done. And what comes next. Or rather, what is going...