Absolute Revisionism: Explaining The Diamondae Machine

Absolute Revisionism: Explaining The Diamondae Machine

The Diamondae Machine, an orange pincer floating in the void of space, as seen in Threads that Bind the Tempest, has a cryptic function that is totally antithetical to existence, to the unfettered continuity of it. It is explained in a round-about way, but still, it doesn’t seem to make any sense. And making sense of it would lead to madness. And after the events of TTBTT, the Trinity and the One, especially Spellbinder, are wary of such things for...

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🗓 20 Nov 2019
📁 World Building

The Madness of Light: Religion and Dogma

The Madness of Light: Religion and Dogma

The Madness of Light is about religion—the fall of a religion.

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🗓 30 Aug 2019
📁 World Building

The Madness of Light: Choices and Process

The Madness of Light: Choices and Process

I made a video of me talking about my writing! I'm so proud of myself. It's about The Madness of Light, my writing process through it, and my general feelings. It's a long video, but I thought it was interesting talking it through. Thanks.

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🗓 12 Nov 2017
📁 Media

A More Visual Approach to Book Marketing

A More Visual Approach to Book Marketing

Book marketing is probably the most draining aspect of being a self-published author. Writing the book wasn't enough. Now you have to convince everyone else to bother reading it. Yay. I really hate marketing. It feels hollow and dishonest. But you know what feeling is worse? No one reading your book. Which, in this era of the book market being extremely oversaturated and increasingly so, is a real possibility. A serious one that you should consider. My life... So we,...

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🗓 19 Jul 2015
📁 Publishing

HTSW Point of View Analysis

HTSW Point of View Analysis

How to Stop Wildfire and the subsequent books are based on a non-omniscient third-person point of view. Certain characters get to color the narration. And some, the titular 'Trinity and the One,' have an accessible thought process. A stream of consciousness. I like to think of the POV as like a microphone that the Trinity and the One characters seize from each other. That is why POV can change within a page. It is a fluid prospect. But for the...

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🗓 14 Jul 2015
📁 Writing