Outremer: Sources and Inspiration

Outremer. The Holy Lands. Jerusalem. Over my life, there's been a quiet call to the East. Stories derived from the age of the Crusades have always been appealing to me, for any number of reasons. I grew up with an affinity for knights and knighthood, for the ideals of chivalry and adventure, for epic battles … Continue reading Outremer: Sources and Inspiration

Bad Movies: A Great Way To Learn About Story

I love movies. I've loved them for a very long time. As a kid I can remember our first VHS player and watching Star Wars, Indiana Jones, The Neverending Story, and many others over and over again. I remember watching movies with my dad, especially Quigley Down Under (although admittedly, I think dad watched Lonesome … Continue reading Bad Movies: A Great Way To Learn About Story