Writing Update The Fourth Ruling

For a while now I’ve been working on a fantasy story: The Fourth Ruling. I thought I’d write a little update on my writing process so far and give some insight into what it actually is I’m writing. Especially since once this one is done, I’m planning to go through the frightening process of trying to get published. Fingers crossed! But for now, here’s my journey so far…

Writing Update, Fourth RulingNaNoWriMo 2015 marked the beginning of this story, The Fourth Ruling. At least, it marked the start of the first draft. The idea for the story has been running in my head for a long time, but during NaNo I managed to get 50,000 words on paper. Not that they were any good, because I pushed the Ctrl-Z button and left myself with Chapter 1. The recycling bin ate the rest.

After NaNoWriMo I started my second attempt. I began drawing up my story, figuring out how I would wish it to take shape. Slowly it came to me and over the course of a year I’ve been writing and fine-tuning what I want The Fourth Ruling to be. Along with some great help from my writing group, I came to a few conclusions. Continue reading “Writing Update The Fourth Ruling”