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.

November 2006

  • hey, miss murder

    1400 more words. No one is being particularly nice to this eight year old. Poor Myr. We get to find out why in a few chapters, but for now she’s just getting hammered from all sides. My tub is still full of dust and detritus, so I have to go to the gym tomorrow, so… Continue reading

  • with a cat in one lap…

    1500 more words, plus some background about cities and cemetery cities. Some awfully violent stuff in there. I’m concerned that the story thus far sounds a little too much like [OTHER NOVEL I READ LAST YEAR]. I’ll need to go back and check that book to see if they’re too close kin or if I’m… Continue reading

  • officially sick of the sofa

    Wrote some. 1300 words. That’s nearly half a chapter! If I’d started earlier, it would be a whole chapter. I need a deadline. End of February for a first draft. That’s ten chapters a month…2.5 chapters a week, plotting as I go. Sure. Let’s go with that. Also, I can’t get through The Scar for… Continue reading

  • mire

    My house is clean. This is a sign. I haven’t been writing. Not giving myself goals and deadlines doesn’t help my writing self. Damn. I had so hoped I could be one of those fancy shoot-from-the-hip types, but…. So, anyway, I have questions to ask myself. Like, do I want to write a novel for… Continue reading