From Book (or Movie) to Board

If you go into Fantasy Flight Game Center (or to their website), you see loads and loads of board games that have Star Wars on the side of the box. They have X-Wing, Armada, Rebellion, Imperial Assault, Legion, and Destiny, and Read More …

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 …

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 …