Grim Curio

27 posts

Cause That’s Just The Way it Goes

It’s quarter past eleven at night — quarter til midnight at the time of publishing — and I’m still writing. About to head to bed when I realized I haven’t posted in a while. Got to throw you guys something before you forget about Grim Curio. I feel so great about this novel, better […]

The Three Greatest Influences on Grim Curio

This week I reached a major writing milestone in Grim Curio. I wrote my 50,000th word. This is a big step in the process and to celebrate I’m going to share some of the works that have influenced me over the past few months. What follows are GC’s three greatest influences, […]

All The Threads Are Coming Together

Stats Words added last month – 14,295 Total word written – 42,812 Named Characters – 24 (give or take a couple) Drafted Chapters – 11 Drafted Scenes – 58 Paperback pages – 215 Excerpt “It sucks feeling small, doesn’t it?” Nat nods. “And doing what we do, it makes us big. Just like you said, […]

Eyes on the Future – Two Years of Writing & Publishing Goals

Photo by Clark Young on Unsplash You can’t get far in life without a plan. Well, maybe you can, but I’ve never had much luck without it. When I try to pants my life, things tend to get missed along the way. Over the past five years, I’ve become more of a planner, […]

Grim Curio Writing Goals – A Deep Dive into the Ideas Behind The Process

When writing any work, it’s a good idea to establish goals. Some authors may focus their efforts on exploring the entire life of a character in a compelling way (Patrick Rothfuss and Name of the Wind). Another may focus on terse, expressive sentences and a relationship between father and son (Cormac […]