Six Months On and Not Counting, or: How I Stopped Worrying About Deadlines and Continued to Ignore Word Counts

Six months? Already? Well, certainly as the calendar reads, but whoever believes those things anyway? What follows is a brief interview with a mirror… Are you finished? In short… no, “GLADE” is not ‘finished’. Despite having largely written “GLADE”, I cannot bring myself to call …

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Rock under Tree

"Over the hills and far away..."

Taken from my rocky perch beneath an old pine tree.

There I sat scribbling notes for additional scenes within “Glade”. The wind was quite fierce and the threat of rain ever present, but it only added to the tapestry unfolding within my mind.

Although the old tree is not in these photos, it is quite interesting. You see, it was struck by lightning during a thunderous storm several months past. The tree caught fire and blazed ferociously yet was not entirely consumed. Half the tree continues to grow and yet the other half remains scarred and barren.

"Far, far, away..."

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