Stephanie Shaver

Sometimes Writer Always Extremely Online

About Me

Hello, my name is Steph. I’ve been writing and publishing since 1988 and I’ve been in the games industry since 1996. I wrote a little bit more on the About Me page. This is my sometimes-updated website. Enjoy.

August 2006

  • chapter twomore

    My Sunday was full of powertools and meat grilling. I’m feeling somewhat manly. I suppose this might have something to do with the male main character I’m currently writing. Oh dear. Anyway, I have a clear idea of where the chapter is going. And Tuesday, I tell myself, I will finish it out. I definitely… Continue reading

  • chapter two eh?

    “Freshly severed heads were messy, which was why Myr didn’t bring them to the village that way. ” Hunh. So that was the first stab at starting chapter two. Apparently in the last year, Myr turned into a quasi-serial killer. And, uh, something else just came to me for the next chapter. GUHBUHWHOA. Yeah, I… Continue reading

  • fun with language

    End of the first chapter. Now I have to think of a dynamite way to introduce the other main character in chapter two. I had fun with language toward the end of chapter one, and I had fun with court politics at the start of it, which means I have now done two things that… Continue reading

  • tentative writings

    Futzing around with barons, dukes, and hunters. So far I like it, but don’t I always? We are entering a fallow period, which is nice. I needed one. Work is still busy, but I am staying put in Missouri until October, and that is a blessing, indeed. In fact, I only have three trips planned… Continue reading

  • freeform plotting

    Still doing stuff, just forgetting to post about it. I am currently working on a chapter one I don’t hate, and some freeform plotting for DW. I’m also done (more or less) with my con season, which is a good thing. Next travel date is October, so I should be able to, like, write again.… Continue reading