Tag Archives: urban fantasy

How Not to Sabotage Yourself – M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary 08/03/16

Any work-from-home profession leaves the door wide open for self-sabotage. I’ve been plodding along, editing my Michael Lodestone urban-fantasy novella for the past week, and I’m pretty sure I’ve walked through that door a few times. I’m sure I can … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post: Urban or Epic? By Gail Z. Martin

My friend, author Gail Z. Martin, offered to do a guest post on my blog for her Days of the Dead blog tour. She is an amazing writer and person, and I encourage everyone to check out her work. Urban … Continue reading

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#Writing: Adding Action vs. Raising the Stakes

It’s easy to add in a few action sequences to get your story moving, but without raising the stakes for your protagonist, the story might still fall flat. I’m working on the second draft of my urban-fantasy, pulp novella, and … Continue reading

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Watching Character Develop – M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: 10/01/15

I love it when characters start developing right in front of me as I write them. I’ve been working on the Michael Lodestone urban-fantasy, pulp novella, and I’ve been stuck on a few plot points. I used to let getting … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: 06/10/15

It’s been while since I’ve posted, so I figured I would give a quick summary of where I am with the Lodestone novella. I’m finally out of my first trimester, which I have to say was probably the only thing … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s LibertyCon 2015 Schedule

I will be attending LibertyCon from June 26th to June 28th. Here is my schedule. I won’t have a table this time, but I have plenty of signings, and I will carry my books around with me. Friday 03:00PM – Reading … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: 03/20/15 to 03/23/15

I’m back from MidSouth Con! I had a wonderful time, and yes, I managed to write everyday–especially on the plane flights. I think the most important writing session happened on the flight home. I spent the time really brainstorming about … Continue reading

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