Let’s write up a character study today. The only caveat is that this character is a seer, an oracle, a soothsayer, a psychic, a sage, a clairvoyant, a ????. They could be believed by others or they could be ignored by others. They could believe in their own powers, or they could be the most […]
Today is a great day. Today marks the fact the days are going to start getting shorter. Come back to me chilly winds of autumn and winter. I am weary of such disgusting heat and it hasn’t even gotten that hot yet this year (where I live). Mostly, I cannot wait for the sun to […]
Imagine, if you will, a person. This person has hope and dreams. This person has a past and a future. This person has a style and a voice. This person is one in several billion.
This person is… a person.
This person is your character and they need a name.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a princess in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a dragon.
If it doesn’t happen now, it never will.
As I stay far away from the internet (and most human populations on April Fool’s day) happy belated April! April is National Poetry month. I am not one to purposefully read poetry, but I am always trying to expand my reading horizons. So, I am on here to say on the record I will read […]
This morning I woke up to a hail storm. Nothing really rings in spring like an aerial attack of ice. However, even with the grey skies, startling bolts of lightning, and a layer of ice, the birds were particularly chatty this morning. The sun is coming back. Spring is here. Have a dozen first line […]
If you are writing a brand new fantasy world, should you ever use the world herculean? Should you use the word chronology? How about chaos? To reference this very blog, what about fury? Oh, or nemesis? Is anyone an adonis? Should voices echo without the tale of Echo and Narcissus? Can a siren wail a […]
Let’s talk about moogles. Kupo.
As of April 7, 2016 I decided to read 100 books by the end of the year to get me out of a reading slump. I needed to keep track of them. So, to help me remember each book, I wrote down a single quote. This list is my literary year (or 9 months) in […]