Second-Trimester 2018 Shine Cycle Goals Check

On Saturday, I checked up on my progress so far on “miscellaneous” goals for the year. Today, a look at how I’m doing on my goals relating to the Shine Cycle, my fantasy series-in-preparation. Continue reading “Second-Trimester 2018 Shine Cycle Goals Check”

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Shine Cycle Character Profile: Celia

This is the next in the series of profiles of characters who will appear in the Shine Cycle, my fantasy-series-in-preparation.

Celia – Bard, Princess of the Bardic Lands, King’s Harpist of the Empire, and great-mage. A powerful weather-mage, second only to Windstorm, and one of the King’s most trusted associates. Continue reading “Shine Cycle Character Profile: Celia”

Shine Cycle Character Profile: Blanchefleur

This is the next in the series of profiles of characters who will appear in the Shine Cycle, my fantasy-series-in-preparation.

Blanchefleur – Lady in waiting to Rhiannon. When the King was court bard to Arthur as Taliesin he fell in love with her and she with him, but Merlin warned them that unless they postponed their love tragedy would ensue. Much later, she appeared in the Empire at the same time as the rest of the Chosen. Continue reading “Shine Cycle Character Profile: Blanchefleur”

Shine Cycle Character Profile: Regina

This is the next in the series of profiles of characters who will appear in the Shine Cycle, my fantasy-series-in-preparation.

Regina Princess at large, journeyman mage under the tutelage of Windstorm of the Rivers Kingdom, and a senior ombudsman in the Imperial Service. She has declined to attempt the great-mage examination even though she is obviously eminently qualified. Continue reading “Shine Cycle Character Profile: Regina”

Shine Cycle 2017 Review, 2018 Goals

As the civil year draws to a close, I again pause briefly to consider how the last year has gone and how I might best address myself to the new year. In particular, I’ve been looking back to measure myself against the goals I set a year ago, and deciding what goals to set for the year to come. As usual, I will consider each of my “magna opera” in turn, starting with the Shine Cycle today, and beginning with my goals for that in 2017. Continue reading “Shine Cycle 2017 Review, 2018 Goals”