War…And Things Like It

We'll see how long my 2020 recognition of lite blogging and a resolve to write more comes to pass. Many of the folks who follow my writing probably came from Travis Perry, Speculative Faith and the co-authored series The Speculative Fiction Writers Guide to War (the longest series in the site's history, and we do … Continue reading War…And Things Like It

Two Crowns: Book 1 of The Tale of Princess Penelope

I've always considered Princess Penelope to be a working title, but I liked the title "Two Crowns" when doing my brainstorming over the summer. I just finished compiling a bunch of my research material into Scrivener, my preferred writing software. For me, that's a great thing. It means forward momentum! I took a few minutes … Continue reading Two Crowns: Book 1 of The Tale of Princess Penelope

Why Are There So Many Big Walls in Fantasy Novels?

https://themillions.com/2017/03/a-brief-review-of-walls-in-literature.html And: https://www.grmatthews.com/post/2017/01/07/walls-in-fantasy Thank you. This concept has been unsettling to me, and I needed some outside thoughts to clarify my opinion and thinking. And naturally, as a writer, I want to write about a BAW (big @$$ wall) in every one of my stories. Maybe it's a virus that needs inoculation?