Justice Wing, Patreon, Writing Process

Progress Report: “Diverged in a Wood”

The next Patreon short story -- "Diverged in a Wood" -- is proceeding apace and on pace. This wasn't a story I expected to be writing, at least not now, but then it got loud in my head -- louder than "Being the Steve," which honestly surprises me. It's a long short story but a… Continue reading Progress Report: “Diverged in a Wood”

Patreon, Writing Process

Patreon Folio #1 Progress Report

So! It makes sense to keep everyone up to date with Folio #1! Both where everything's as expected and where we're course-correcting! Wordcount: 40,000 words minimum + Myth bonus. Currently: 52,500. "Cannon's" first beta went very long, which I'm personally fine with. I'm going to still fill out the rest of the Folio. Bystander Level:… Continue reading Patreon Folio #1 Progress Report

Admin, Writing Process

Second Betas, or “We Have Always Been at War with Eastasia”

Part of Folio #1 is the second Beta of the actual "Interviewing Leather" novella, which raises an interesting point about the writing process. When I first wrote "Interviewing Leather..." it was 2007. My intentions for Justice Wing were very different than they have become over time. In fact, "Cannon," posted in first beta over the… Continue reading Second Betas, or “We Have Always Been at War with Eastasia”

Justice Wing, Superhero, Writing Process

The weirdness of superhero physics: realistic unrealism

I sent this out to Patreon subscribers yesterday. Seemed fair to send here today. If nothing else, so people know I'm, you know, working on stuff When writing superheroes, there's a weird balancing act you need to do between actual physics and 'superhero physics.' It's similar to the balancing act you need to do in… Continue reading The weirdness of superhero physics: realistic unrealism