Steve’s Update 10/19/2019

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Whew! Life is a bit calmer here so let’s get to the update on my projects! Less than I’d like, more than I expected!

So what have I done since last time?

  • Way With Worlds: The new book has been outlined – I’m covering Gods and Deities as that’s a popular subject – and one that deserves more coverage if only because its too easy to resort to tropes.
  • Chance’s Muse: Is in the first run edit! If all goes well, I can still drop it late November/early December!
  • A School Of Many Futures: I’m back to writing, doing a mix of writing and editing to get my mojo going. September 2020 looks likely, but maybe I can catch up! It’s definitely a hell of a lot better than the first draft, and bluntly, better than my first book – by chapter two our cast is dealing with a troubled teenager from a magical bloodline, and by chapter three or four we get our first mysterious death . . .
  • Seventh Sanctum: Still not a lot of progress on Python. I feel bad I’ve ignored this, but as the site is doing its job, being a few months behind or not dropping a generator for awhile is OK. I have plotted a few possible generators beyond the idea stage

What’s next?

  • Way With Worlds: I plan to start working on the new book next week!
  • Chance’s Muse: Finish up two runs of editing. At that point it’s ready to format (and hopefully that goes well)
  • A School Of Many Futures: Continue to work on Chapters 1 and 2 until my creativity is working again, then dive into writing like crazy.
  • Seventh Sanctum: Keep pushing to get back on track! Finishing Chance’s Muse may help.
  • General: I’m trying an evolved version of my current planning technique, which I call “Nested Scrum.” This should reduce context-shifting and stress!

Steven Savage