Hi all, I love dragons. But one kind of story I'm actually not a fan of is the classic knight-saves-the-princess story. I don't know why, I just never found it that compelling. Maybe it's just because I see it all the time, or it's too overdone. But if there's one thing I really appreciate, it's … Continue reading Log #3 – Dragons and Knights
Hi all, I've been thinking alot, about how I manage this blog and how its kind of forced to change as my life circumstances change. I hate change, but I've found that a lot of the time trying to force things to stay the same just makes it worse. I want to get back to … Continue reading Log #1 – Like butter scraped across too much bread.
I first want to apologize for no post last Friday. Well, not really an apology, more like a "Whoops. Sorry." The reason? I forgot. I somehow thought that two weeks ago was actually one week ago. Sometimes I really forget my inhuman ability to forget things. So, uh. Whoops. Sorry. Hi all, So it's been … Continue reading Writing Update – I have no idea what I’m doing.
Hi all, When walking through a bookstore, genre is one of the first things that helps sell a book to you. I don't know about you, but I head straight for the young adult section, and how convenient that it's got a huge sign right next to the books that I so dearly enjoy? If … Continue reading Writing Tips – Finding Genre
Hi all, So this post I'm trying something new - I'm making my own tag! I don't know very many fellow writers here in the blogging world, so I figured today would be a good way to find some like minds and get to know some writers. This tag is all about introducing yourself as … Continue reading About the Writer Tag – Original
Hi all, I'm been making quite a few writing tips posts recently, and now I'm finally getting around to my absolute favorite part of stories, period: the characters. For me, a story can have an awesome plot and world, but if the characters are boring chances are I'm going to put the book down or … Continue reading Writing Tips – Making a Main Character.
Hi all, Last post I talked about world-building in general, and I got to thinking of one part of world-building in fantasy that I love. In high fantasy, it's common to find a map in the front of the book to use as a reference for when you inevitably get lost in the world. Many … Continue reading Writing Tips – Making a High Fantasy Map with Rice