Pens Down. That Means You, Mr Beer

And I’m done.  Well, I say done, I have finished for the night, I have broken my flow enough that I don’t want to try getting back in at this stage in the evening.  I have gotten about 900 words…

You Have Two Hours. You May Begin… Now

I have a night free to do whatever I wish, and I’ve decided to use it writing instead of towards a more academically useful enterprise.  This is in violation of my own edict saying I wasn’t going to actually write…

Treason In Print

I have a single issue left to resolve, and it is of a personal rather than literary nature.  I have decided to stick with using 1850s Europe as the setting for The War of Nations (if you are wondering why I…

Those Eureka! Moments

A serious brainstorm was done today, and a lot of choices were made, and I finally came up with a complete arc of main events for the War of Nations.  I think it hangs together nicely, and importantly doesn’t come…

One Post, Fifteen Minutes

Why ten minutes?  Because I have food in the oven that will need eating in ten minutes, and I shouldn’t take any more time out from dissertation reading today than I already have. So, The War of Nations.  A grand…

What I Do

Some exposition on the subject is necessary, I feel. Broadly speaking, I see myself as a sci-fi and fantasy writer.  More sci-fi than fantasy in truth, as I am more widely read in sci-fi.  I’ll do a list of my…

Beginning Fresh

Explanations first. Hi, I’m Jon Beer, and I’m a writer – or so I would like to think.  The entire point of this blog is, in fact, to see if I can realistically apply that label to myself.  I’m currently…