A Thread of Chance (4)

Note: I am already on a 5 week holiday when this post becomes alive. I shall come back in the first week of April. And then I won’t be going away for a year and more. Chapter 4: An Everlasting Companionship Doom is approaching. Meng knows that he can never win against that many ridersContinue reading “A Thread of Chance (4)”

A Thread of Chance (3)

Chapter 3: A Dawning Comprehension Zhang looks at the glazed-over eyes of the young warrior Meng and knows that he still needs more time. Time, the ultimate cure for all pains. He shakes his head bitterly. Pity it doesn’t work on everyone. He looks across at Xun Zhen and sees his student deep in thought.Continue reading “A Thread of Chance (3)”

A Thread of Chance (2)

Chapter 2: A Belated Recollection ~ One who can tell fortunes cannot tell one’s own fortunes, the price is hundreds fold. Heavenly secrets cannot be divulged, Fate comes to exact its vengeance. ~ While Xun Zhen sits swaying to the jolting rhythm of the horse-drawn carriage, he stares unfocused at the opposite side, at theContinue reading “A Thread of Chance (2)”

A Thread of Chance (1)

Chapter 1: An Overdue Reunion ~ Each Mortal is bound by a Limit, a Geomancer is also a Mortal. Every Reading comes with a Price, Know the Worth of the Price. Every Situation is accompanied by Chance, a single Thread of Chance. ~ It is the idle season. Clusters of women gather to gossip underContinue reading “A Thread of Chance (1)”

The Closing of a Chapter

Happy New Year! Those of you who have followed my blog for a while would have known that I pulled out of an anthology series before and well, this is the closure post on that. After all, to move forward, we need to close the chapter on some of the stuff from the past holdingContinue reading “The Closing of a Chapter”

Progress Tracker on Thread (5)

Firstly, I’m back! And I thought I should sum this mini-blog series up before I move onto something else. The short is that I finished the first draft for this project on time or at least I said I finished on time. By this, I mean that I skipped over a chunk of the sectionContinue reading “Progress Tracker on Thread (5)”

Progress Tracker on Thread (4)

I went back to the drawing board this week to plan because it just came up that a loose end from previous chapters of Thread surfaced and I thought I should do something to tie it up. I’m not convinced that I resolved but it did give me an opportunity to further my pre-writing forContinue reading “Progress Tracker on Thread (4)”

Progress Tracker on Thread (3)

This week, I ripped into actual writing, with a limit of 300 words per weekday and 500 per weekend day. The broad writing goal for this week was to get scene 1 and 2 finished (there are 7 scenes in total for this chapter and I’ve written the ending scene already way back when itContinue reading “Progress Tracker on Thread (3)”

Progress Tracker on Thread (2)

Again, I finished my set broad goal for this week ahead by one day! Technically I’m still in planning stage (my pre-writing is just blotting out how events occur in the story on a fine level plus notes to myself about key aspects to watch out for) so it’s to be expected but I’m learningContinue reading “Progress Tracker on Thread (2)”

Progress Tracker on Thread (1)

Progress Tracker on Thread (1) For the very first time, I’m trialling the method of setting an actual date for a solo piece that I’m going to publish as a standalone novella, my story A Thread of Chance of which the first three Chapters have already been published in the first 2 issues of theContinue reading “Progress Tracker on Thread (1)”