Category Archives: Pirate Cargrave

Jamaica Run – update

I had a busy weekend, but got in a couple of thousand words on Saturday, and did some outlining for the next chapter on Sunday and Monday. Cargrave, Captain Hughe, and the crew of the Sea Drake have just met … Continue reading

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Jamaica Rum – day 4

At last some decent progress! Wrote about Port Royale in its wild heyday in the late 17th century as the pirate capital of the world, and have much fun with it as Cargrave and his friends find uses for their … Continue reading

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Jamaica Rum – day 3

Yesterday was at least somewhat less fraught with distractions than Tuesday. I’ve made some important progress. Four thousand words and a key sea battle complete, and now the buccaneers are on their way to the wickedest city on earth. No, … Continue reading

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Jamaica Rum – day 2

Today was a spectacular carnival of interruptions, none of which are relevant here, but I still managed to get 3200 words written. Yarr!

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Jamaica Rum – first day’s progress.

8500 words today. A good start, but not as much as I’d hoped. I hope to finish Jamaica Rum at around 60,000 words, and my goal is to see how quickly I can do so, and still write a good … Continue reading

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Jamaica Rum – starting rough draft!

Outlining is done, concept sketch for the cover is done. Champing at the bit to get writing. Here we go!

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Jamaica Rum

This weekend I’m wrapping up outlining and prep work for Jamaica Rum, my upcoming pirate historical fantasy! Be ready for rum, wenches, sea battles, duels, and a rollicking good time! In 1674, the hero, Diego Cargrave, is half-English, half-Spanish, and … Continue reading

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