History That Never Was

Home of Dawn Vogel: Writer, Historian, Geek

Cobalt City Dark Carnival is available!

| November 30, 2011

Cobalt City Dark Carnival has been published, and you can order it here! I have 1 1/5 stories in this anthology. Yeah, you read that right. First, I wrote “Unexpected Sparx,” featuring Kara Sparx and Lumien. Then, I was a part of a five-author collaborative project to write “Carnival Heart,” the concluding story in the […]

NaNo Day… um, what day is it?

| November 29, 2011

So first, I realized that I didn’t want to write my vampire novel. Okay, that’s fixable. Then, I cobbled together an outline for my YA steampunk novel, and it looked awesome. But then I started writing. And I was writing about 1,000 word chapters, because that’s what felt right. But when you only have 25 […]

NaNo Day 1

| November 1, 2011

So I started out at the midnight write-in last night working on a sort of urban fantasy/horror novel involving vampires. I got about 1,300 words done, and called it a night. In the course of that, I switched from third person to first person, because the words just weren’t coming out in third person. Then […]