Writing Process; Getting it All Out

A friend recently asked me about the process I use when writing my novels. As promised, here’s the second half (first post here). Step 4: Outlining Once you have all the pieces of your puzzle, it’s time to start putting them together. This will be the first, rudimentary draft of your story. When you put… Read more »

Writing Process; The Whys and Wherefores

I was asked recently about my writing process. I’ve decided to break it into two posts. The first will cover the planning stages. I should note that I write primarily Fantasy and Science-Fiction, so the steps I describe are to prepare stories for those genres. (If a story took place in the real world, you… Read more »

Writing to Live

My love affair with books began at a young age. In my earliest memories, I always had a book with me. I recall being particularly fond of Monster at the End of this Book, There’s a Wocket in my Pocket, The Lorax and the ever wonderful Oh the Thinks you can Think. I’m told that… Read more »

A Pledge for the New Year

A new year. A fresh start. A chance to do all those things you said you were going to do last year but never got around to. We’re all guilty of it. Everyone embraces the new year. It’s a chance to start over, to shed all the negativity we’ve carried with us for a year… Read more »

My Absence

My apologies for the lack of updates! I never intended to let this site sit so long unattended. I had planned to at least keep the blog up to date with my latest exploits in both the writing and IT worlds, but sadly life has kept me rather busy. In June of this year, my… Read more »

New Site

Hello and welcome to Cosmic Desire! My name is Megan Cutler; internet alias “Striker”. I am a writer and an IT networking specialist. Recently, I finished writing my third novel, a space opera which I hope to have published in the near future. The writing section of the site will document my journey as I… Read more »