Author Archives: mjchan

A harsh reality. The cost of victory

This is it.  The final chapter of the teaser is now online!  This rounds out the Fortune Town arc, and sadly, the portion of The Golden Thread that I will be posting online.  I hope you enjoyed this brief teaser … Continue reading

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Chapter 7 – The Power unleashed! Lightning Strikes Thrice

Well this is it – the big climax.  This is the moment the teaser has been building to.  What’s going to happen when Noal unleashes the full might of The Power?  Find out now! I’d also like to give a … Continue reading

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Chapter 6 – Enter Uwei. The test of wills!

I can’t believe I almost totally spaced out on updating the blog post!  Well, for those who hadn’t noticed yet, chapter 6 is now up so why don’t you give it a read?  We’re only two chapters away from the … Continue reading

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The story of story – According to Pixar

Well this is it; we’re nearing the end of the teaser!  Only three chapters left in the Fortune Town story arc, and it all begins next week!  Incidentally, the next two chapters were my absolute favorites to write of this … Continue reading

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Chapter 5 – Making it up on the spot! How to improvise an escape.

Things start to ramp up again in chapter 5 and let me tell you, this was probably the trickiest chapter for me to write of this entire arc (I’m not going to go into the reasons otherwise the magic will … Continue reading

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The reasons we write

Things were sizzling when we last left them in Chapter 4.  How will they crescendo in Chapter 5?  You’ll only have to wait one more week to find out! I’ve done a lot of self-reflection lately, possibly a by-product of … Continue reading

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Chapter 4 – Nin nin nin! A sneaking mission (appendix be damned!)

Well, my appendix did everything in its power (more on this later) to keep me from posting chapter 4, but it has failed miserably as I have now posted it anyway!  This chapter adds a flavor of espionage to our … Continue reading

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Planning your story

Chapter 4 is only a week away, so I hope you’re all caught up!  We have another fantastic guest artist lending a hand with this chapter too, so be sure to check back on Tuesday! One of the questions I … Continue reading

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Chapter 3 – The science of Fate. What the text books don’t know.

Well, after the blistering pace of chapters 1 and 2 we finally get a chance to breathe a bit as we shift gears in chapter 3.  Don’t take that to mean “boring” though, particularly for those of you who want … Continue reading

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The story of publishing

First thing’s first, let’s get a closer look at Ben’s beautiful chapter 2 artwork. Click for a bigger version How fantastic is that?  I particularly like how dynamic the poses are and the “unraveling” of Noal’s brace.  The characters are … Continue reading

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