Tell Me About Your World: An Article on a Concept

I’m continuing my way through the Dresden Files series, and I was noticing something in Jim Butcher’s writing style that I really appreciate, and that got me thinking about other book series as well. That idea being, how much do you Read More …

Time Travel – An Article on a Concept

Another article on a concept that I’ve been tossing around for a while is how to write time travel, and what generally makes for the most effective time-travel stories. This is going to be focused more heavily on writing about Read More …

NaNoWriMo Adventures: Keeping Your Inner Editor Quiet

As of today, NaNoWriMo has officially begun, and Peder and I couldn’t be more excited! We will warn you that our posts will likely become a bit shorter/simpler this month as we try to conserve our writing energies and limited time resources Read More …

Writing Fantasy 101: Characters — Antagonists

I’m going to wrap up this series by talking about writing the Antagonist of your story. The starting point for writing an antagonist, that I’d recommend, is going through many of the same details we did with the protagonist. There Read More …

Writing Fantasy 101: Characters — Protagonists

This is the topic I was going to write on last week, but here it is now — the first of two parts on writing characters. Protagonists These are the good guys, the main characters of your story — for that Read More …

Writing Fantasy 101: Plot

I thought about discussing characters in this next post on writing, as I think that is where more people suffer when it comes to writing fiction, and where I tend to struggle as well. But without a good plot, you won’t Read More …

Writing Fantasy 101

So, let me start out by saying that I’m no expert when it comes to writing fantasy. I haven’t been published, and there are some good writers out there, like Patrick Rothfuss, who writes the Kingkiller Chronicles, and Tony Lee, Read More …